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News: Mainland China's criminal law will apply at the West Kowloon Terminus of the express rail link

References: In Salt & Light Development Inc v SJTU Sunway Software Industry Ltd [2006] 2 HKC 440, the court held that "A combination of arts 18 and 84 of the Basic Law at a minimum, make it unarguable, that the criminal law of Mainland China, ('National Law' as it is properly described in the Basic Law), may be applied in Hong Kong, outside the very special pre-conditions set out there in art 18."

Find out more in: 

Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong on Cap. 1 [para 3.03]

PY Lo, The Hong Kong Basic Law [para 18.03]


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