Case Commentary

Secretary for Justice v Lau Siu Lai, HCAL 223-226/2016 & HCMP 3381/2016 (Mar 2017)(CFI)

Right to Election – Oath-taking – In this highly controversial case the Government attempted to remove 4 elected members from the Legislative Council on the ground of declining or refusing to take the oath – how to reconcile disqualification and the right to election