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

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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