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Beijing’s power to interpret the national security law should be used ‘sparingly,’ says top Hong Kong lawyer

Beijing’s power to interpret the national security law “can be used sparingly,” the head of the Hong Kong Bar Association (HKBA) has said. Chairperson of the HKBA, Senior Counsel Victor Dawes, said that while the power granted to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPCSC) was “expressly provided for” in the security law, […]