A new mandate that only ‘patriots’ work in the judiciary has raised questions about the numerous foreign jurists working in Hong Kong. Photo: Robert Ng A new mandate that only ‘patriots’ work in the judiciary has raised questions about the numerous foreign jurists working in Hong Kong. Photo: Robert Ng
A new mandate that only ‘patriots’ work in the judiciary has raised questions about the numerous foreign jurists working in Hong Kong. Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong’s new ‘patriot’ litmus test raises questions over role of foreigners, opposition in city’s leadership

  • While the Basic Law specifically allows for jurists with foreign nationalities to work in the city, concerns over ‘dual allegiances’ have previously been raised
  • The Securities and Futures Commission, meanwhile, one of many bodies that could be affected by mandate, is weighing naming of first-ever foreigner to lead HKEX

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
A new mandate that only ‘patriots’ work in the judiciary has raised questions about the numerous foreign jurists working in Hong Kong. Photo: Robert Ng A new mandate that only ‘patriots’ work in the judiciary has raised questions about the numerous foreign jurists working in Hong Kong. Photo: Robert Ng
A new mandate that only ‘patriots’ work in the judiciary has raised questions about the numerous foreign jurists working in Hong Kong. Photo: Robert Ng
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