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Court’s ambiguity over Beijing’s power to interpret Hong Kong’s constitution is ‘worrying,’ say lawyers

The High Court’s ambiguous position on the scope of Beijing’s power to interpret the Basic Law –  Hong Kong’s mini-constitution – has raised concerns about possible ramifications lawmakers and judges must now face. Critics say that, even if the government won the legal battle, it cannot “change people’s hearts and minds” easily. On Tuesday, Mr Justice Thomas Au Hing-cheung […]