Monday, November 14, 2016

Albert Chen's TVB Interview on the Standing Committee's Oath-Taking Interpretation of the Basic Law (Cantonese)

In an in-depth television interview with TVB Jade, Cheng Chan Lan Yue Professor in Constitutional Law, Albert Chen, discussed the implications of the National People's Congress Standing Committee's fifth interpretation of the Basic Law for the ongoing litigation over the oath-taking by Youngspiration legislators.  In a series of news clips, Professor Chen discusses the reasons for the interpretation, the likely impact on the Hong Kong legal system, and the wider implications for the implementation of Article 23 of the Basic Law, specifically the offence of secession.  The television interviews can be viewed here (Cantonese).  Professor Chen's interview with the South China Morning Post on the same topic can be found here.

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