Civil servants will soon have to sign a pledge of allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam Civil servants will soon have to sign a pledge of allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam
Civil servants will soon have to sign a pledge of allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong civil servants will not be held criminally liable just for refusing to pledge allegiance to city, Basic Law, minister says

  • But Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip stops short of completely eliminating the prospect of employees facing prosecution over the oath
  • All 180,000 civil servants will soon be required to sign a declaration pledging allegiance to the city and promising to uphold mini-constitution

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Civil servants will soon have to sign a pledge of allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam Civil servants will soon have to sign a pledge of allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam
Civil servants will soon have to sign a pledge of allegiance. Photo: Nora Tam
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