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Backdating Hong Kong’s national anthem law would be constitutional, Leung insists

S.China Morning Post Wednesday, 15 November 2017
A top Beijing adviser and former justice minister on Wednesday doubled down on her claim that the Hong Kong government could use an incoming law against abusing the national anthem to punish anyone who disrespects the song even before the law passes. Elsie Leung Oi-sie, vice-chairwoman of the Basic Law Committee, which advises Chinese state leaders on the implementation of Hong Kong’s mini-constitution, said the city’s Bill of Rights Ordinance did not ban retroactive laws, rejecting...
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