China considers adding anti-foreign sanctions law to Hong Kong and Macau Basic Laws

By Nelson Moura, 28 July
China's Great Hall of the People (photo credit: Xinhua)
China's Great Hall of the People (photo credit: Xinhua)
The Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress will meet on August 17 and 20 to consider a proposal to apply newly enforced legislation to counter foreign sanctions to the Hong Kong and Macau Basic Laws, broadcaster TVB reported. According to the report the Standing Committee is set to review a number of national drafts, including the Personal Information Protection Law, Family Education Law, Population and Family Planning in next month’s meeting with a motion to adopt the recent anti-sanction legislation advanced by the central government. Under Article III of the Macau SAR Basic Law, National Laws can be applied in the SAR, with central authorities having advanced with several pieces of legislation to counter foreign sanctions this year.
Read the full article here: Macau Business

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