The Immigration Department should consider refusing to issue or renew the work visas of overseas lawyers, the city’s sole delegate to China’s top legislative body says. Photo: Sam Tsang
The Immigration Department should consider refusing to issue or renew the work visas of overseas lawyers, the city’s sole delegate to China’s top legislative body says. Photo: Sam Tsang

Mainland Chinese courts can handle Hong Kong’s national security cases if defendants cannot find a city lawyer and Beijing bans foreign ones, political heavyweight says

  • Immigration Department could consider refusing to issue or renew work visas of overseas lawyers, city’s sole delegate to China’s top legislative body says
  • But Tam Yiu-chung says it is unlikely defendants would fail to secure local legal representation if overseas lawyers were banned

The Immigration Department should consider refusing to issue or renew the work visas of overseas lawyers, the city’s sole delegate to China’s top legislative body says. Photo: Sam Tsang
The Immigration Department should consider refusing to issue or renew the work visas of overseas lawyers, the city’s sole delegate to China’s top legislative body says. Photo: Sam Tsang
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