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Original name: 全国人民代表大会关于建立健全香港特别行政区维护国家安全的法律制度和执行机制的决定 [现行有效]
Name: Decision of the National People's Congress on Establishing and Improving the Legal System and Enforcement Mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to Safeguard National Security.
Country: China - Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2020-05-28
Entry into force:
ISN: CHN-2020-R-110072
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=110072&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Chinalawinfo Co. Ltd, Peking University, People's Republic of China (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2020-06-30)
Abstract/Citation: The Decision contains seven sections. The first section provides that the Chinese Central government will upholds implement the policies of "one country, two systems," "Hong Kong people governing Hong Kong," but will take necessary measures to establish and improve the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to protect national security, and prevent, stop, and punish acts and activities that endanger national security according to the law. Sections 2 provides that the government will prevent, stop and punish the exploitation of Hong Kong by foreign and overseas forces for secession, subversion, infiltration, and sabotage activities in accordance with the law. The following sections set out the responsibilities and duties of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region with respect to national security.
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