Legal forum held in Hong Kong to mark 30th anniversary of promulgation of Basic Law

HONG KONG, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) - A legal summit will be held here Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the promulgation of the Basic Law of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong .

During the forum with the theme "Back to Basics", officials and legal experts highlighted the importance of respecting the authority of the Constitution and the Basic Law in Hong Kong legal system and. agree that "patriots governing Hong Kong" is crucial to safeguard the constitutional order of "one country, two systems"

Chief Executive of the Region Special Administrative Hong Kong (SAR) Carrie Lam said in his speech that only by understanding correctly the relationship between "one country" and "two systems" and always act in accordance with the Constitution and the Basic Law, will be the stable and sustained development of "one country, two systems" guaranteed

. "MARGIN: 0px 3px 15px"> Lam said the issue of sovereignty can not be discussed and the advocation of "Independence of Hong Kong" can not tolerate

. In the implementation of the Basic Law, the principle of "one country" must be observed, and the relationship between the SAR and the central authorities should be properly handled, he said Lam

the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) has the power to interpret the Basic law and the power of supervision over law enforcement and the resolving power of constitutional questions during the application of the law Fundamental, Lam said.

to fulfill its responsibility, Lam twice requested the central government to submit to the Standing Committee of the NPC problems to solutions at the constitutional level. The practice is in line with the Constitution and the Basic Law, without slander and vilification by any foreign governments or political organizations are allowed, said Lam

. In his speech, Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the Office of Affairs of Hong Kong and Macao of the State Council, said the enactment of the National Security Law in the HKSAR has entered a new era by turning the chaos in the social stability.

those who are patriotic and love Hong Kong govern Hong Kong, while those who oppose China and create havoc in Hong Kong should be out, which, by political rule under "one country, two systems" has now become a law, said

. Zhang said it is a matter urgently to correct errors in the minds of people and "patriotism" must be put before the fundamental values โ€‹โ€‹of democracy, freedom and human rights advocates Society Hong Kong

. Recently, the Hong Kong society has had heated debates on the issue of judicial reform, he said, adding that reasonable voices calling for the reform should be paid great attention to the legal sphere

also address the meeting, the deputy director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in HKSAR Chen Dong said that the Constitution and the Basic Law have determined the constitutional order of 'one country, two systems 'in Hong Kong. To safeguard the rule of law in Hong Kong, the authority of the Constitution and the Basic Law in Hong Kong legal system must be respected, he added

. Chen said the implementation of "patriots governing Hong Kong" and said public officials in executive bodies, legislative and judicial truth must uphold the Basic Law and bear allegiance to the Hong Kong

. Zhang Yong, deputy head of the Commission of Legislative Affairs of the NPC Standing Committee, said there are two principles of construction of the system of the Hong Kong SAR under the Basic Law, which are "people of Hong Kong admini

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