The Basic Law of Hong Kong, which mandates city legislation on national security. Photo: Handout.
The Basic Law of Hong Kong, which mandates city legislation on national security. Photo: Handout.

Hong Kong’s own national security legislation put on hold for further research, government says

  • Bill to complement Beijing-imposed national security law removed from schedule for remaining Legislative Council meetings before Christmas
  • Chief Executive John Lee says move made to allow time for more comprehensive legislation to be drawn up

The Basic Law of Hong Kong, which mandates city legislation on national security. Photo: Handout.
The Basic Law of Hong Kong, which mandates city legislation on national security. Photo: Handout.
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