CHINA Hong Kong legislature sends electoral bill to committee stage

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Hong Kong legislature sends electoral bill to committee stage

CGTN

15:11, May 27, 2021

The Legislative Council (LegCo) of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Thursday voted 40-2 after the second reading of amendments to Hong Kong's electoral laws to send the bill to the committee stage.

The second reading of amendments to Hong Kong's electoral laws at the Legislative Council, Hong Kong, China, May 26, 2021. /Xinhua

The second reading resumed on Wednesday morning and lawmakers debated details and stressed the significance of plugging loopholes in the electoral system.

The Improving Electoral System (Consolidated Amendments) Bill 2021 was first brought to the LegCo on April 14.

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