The case against tycoon Jimmy Lai has raised questions about how bail will be implemented when the national security law is involved. Photo: Felix Wong The case against tycoon Jimmy Lai has raised questions about how bail will be implemented when the national security law is involved. Photo: Felix Wong
The case against tycoon Jimmy Lai has raised questions about how bail will be implemented when the national security law is involved. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong national security law: Beijing legal scholar says bail conditions must meet higher thresholds than in other cases

  • Too soon for amendments to law as proposed by city’s Bar Association chief, expert says, warning early modifications would undermine its authority
  • The comments come as media tycoon Jimmy Lai’s case places issue of bail in security cases squarely under the spotlight

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The case against tycoon Jimmy Lai has raised questions about how bail will be implemented when the national security law is involved. Photo: Felix Wong The case against tycoon Jimmy Lai has raised questions about how bail will be implemented when the national security law is involved. Photo: Felix Wong
The case against tycoon Jimmy Lai has raised questions about how bail will be implemented when the national security law is involved. Photo: Felix Wong
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