China’s annual parliamentary meeting has been officially opened in Beijing and it’s expected that national security legislation for Hong Kong will be discussed during the seven-day session according to the Chinese state news agency Xinhua. Reports say that the National People’s Congress (NPC) is to discuss drafting a decision on “Establishing and Improving the Legal System and Enforcement Mechanisms for Hong Kong to Safeguard National Security” at a plenary session on Friday.
Earlier, local media reported that the law could be enacted through Annex III of Hong Kong’s basic law.
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