Hong Kong judges told they need ‘accurate understanding’ of Chinese constitution and its impact on city during Beijing trip – Therapy Box

Hong Kong judges told they need ‘accurate understanding’ of Chinese constitution and its impact on city during Beijing trip

A high-ranking Beijing official has briefed visiting Hong Kong judges on President Xi Jinping’s thinking on the rule of law, and urged them to exercise their “vital judicial function” in safeguarding the city’s future.Yang Zhenwu, secretary general of the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, also told the delegation led by Hong Kong Chief Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung that he hoped they could have “an accurate understanding” of the Chinese constitution, the Basic Law and other…