An oath-taking ceremony of government officials last December. Photo: Handout An oath-taking ceremony of government officials last December. Photo: Handout
An oath-taking ceremony of government officials last December. Photo: Handout

exclusive | National security law: oath-taking Hong Kong district councillors face disqualification if investigations uncover past misconduct, lack of patriotism

  • Authorities to look into politicians’ pasts to ensure they do not pose national security risk and are genuine when pledging allegiance to the city, sources say
  • Insider insists breaching the oath will not be a criminal matter, district councillors have right of reply to allegations

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
An oath-taking ceremony of government officials last December. Photo: Handout An oath-taking ceremony of government officials last December. Photo: Handout
An oath-taking ceremony of government officials last December. Photo: Handout
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