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Election revamp: Urging people not to vote or spoil ballots may be criminalised, even without proof of intent to sabotage poll

Inciting other people to cast a blank or invalid vote in Hong Kong’s upcoming elections may become a crime – without the need to prove wilful intent to undermine the poll – lawmakers have been told. The introduction of the new offence – details of which are in a bill being scrutinised by legislators – […]