Hong Kong leader says no explicit timetable for anti-foreign sanctions law

By Reuters

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she did not have an explicit timetable for the implementation of a mainland Chinese law that retaliates against foreign sanctions and that it would be tough to push it through during the current legislative term. Beijing adopted a law in June under which individuals or entities involved in making or implementing discriminatory measures against Chinese citizens or entities could be put on a Chinese government anti-sanctions list. A meeting in Beijing on Aug. 17-20 by the National People's Congress Standing Committee, the highest organ of China's parliament, is closely watched for any signs on how and when similar legislation may be introduced in Hong Kong.

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