The government has made it mandatory for public officials who joined the service from July 1 to sign a declaration pledging allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam The government has made it mandatory for public officials who joined the service from July 1 to sign a declaration pledging allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam
The government has made it mandatory for public officials who joined the service from July 1 to sign a declaration pledging allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam

Civil servants may be asked to resign if they refuse to pledge allegiance to Hong Kong and its Basic Law, minister says

  • Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip says embracing the Basic Law and pledging allegiance to the city are primary requirements for public officials
  • Those who seriously breach the promise could also violate the national security law imposed on Hong Kong by Beijing, minister says

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
The government has made it mandatory for public officials who joined the service from July 1 to sign a declaration pledging allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam The government has made it mandatory for public officials who joined the service from July 1 to sign a declaration pledging allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam
The government has made it mandatory for public officials who joined the service from July 1 to sign a declaration pledging allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam
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