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Hong Kong - Basic Law Committee Index Page Document Table of Contents

    { Adopted on: 4 April 1990 }
    { Effective since: 1 July 1997 }
    { ICL Document Status: 4 April 1990 }

 
Preamble
The Third Session of the Seventh National People's Congress has decided
1) to approve the proposal by the Drafting Committee for the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on the establishment of the Committee for the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Under the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress; and
2) to establish the Committee for the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Under the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress upon the implementation of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.
 

Section 1  Name

The Committee for the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Under the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.
 

Section 2  Affiliation

To be a working committee under the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.
 

Section 3  Function

To study questions arising from the implementation of Articles 17, 18, 158 and 159 of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and submit its views thereon to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.
 

Section 4  Composition

Twelve members, six from the mainland and six from Hong Kong, including persons from the legal profession, appointed by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress for a term of office of five years.  Hong Kong members shall be Chinese citizens who are permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region with no right of abode in any foreign country and shall be nominated jointly by the Chief Executive, President of the Legislative Council and Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal of the Region for appointment by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.

For methodology see: Comparing Constitutions and International Constitutional Law.
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