Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on face mask ban, says China

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Move could jeopardise rule of law that underpins city’s success as a business hub, say experts

China’s top legislature has said Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on the constitutionality of legislation under the city’s Basic Law, which includes a proposed ban on face masks.

Beijing insisted it held the sole authority to rule on constitutional matters in the region, and analysts say this spells disaster for Hong Kong’s rule of law – a bedrock of its success as an international financial hub.

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