Oath-taking requirements have been extended to civil servants and district councillors in the wake of the national security law. Photo: Handout Oath-taking requirements have been extended to civil servants and district councillors in the wake of the national security law. Photo: Handout
Oath-taking requirements have been extended to civil servants and district councillors in the wake of the national security law. Photo: Handout

National security law: at least 150 Hong Kong district councillors face disqualification next month under new oath-taking legislation

  • Councillors who ran in opposition’s unofficial primary, offered their offices as polling stations, or threatened to vote down government, at risk of unseating
  • Mass disqualification warning follows new oath-taking rules for municipal-level politicians, and could slash opposition representation by more than 40 per cent

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Oath-taking requirements have been extended to civil servants and district councillors in the wake of the national security law. Photo: Handout Oath-taking requirements have been extended to civil servants and district councillors in the wake of the national security law. Photo: Handout
Oath-taking requirements have been extended to civil servants and district councillors in the wake of the national security law. Photo: Handout
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