Friday, December 19, 2014   

Civil nomination against Basic Law
(05-05 16:41)

The Law Society of Hong Kong said on Monday that the idea of civil nominations or party nominations, which would allow ordinary voters and political parties to put forward candidates for the 2017 chief executive election, was inconsistent with the Basic Law.
Announcing the details of the society's submission to the government on constitutional reform, the Society's president, Ambrose Lam San-keung, refused to comment directly on the idea of 'civil recommendation' but indicated that the powers of the nominating committee needed to be respected. --RTHK   
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(SHKP trial) Rafael Hui: from top official to convicted (12-19 18:16)
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(SHKP trial) ICAC remains unbiased in investigations (12-19 17:13)
(SHKP trial) Jurors exempted from jury duty in five years (12-19 17:00)
(SHKP trial) Raymond Kwok thankful his name cleared (12-19 16:42)
(SHKP trial) Alan Leong calls for improvement in vetting and disclaration system (12-19 16:35)
(SHKP trial) 'Black eye' for Hong Kong: analyst (12-19 16:32)

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