Media: the Chinese Parliament will vote for national security law of Hong Kong
The standing Committee of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives, the highest legislative body of China, on Monday, most likely, will vote and adopt the draft law on national security of Hong Kong, the newspaper Global Times.
The deputies of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives of the 13th convocation adopted on may 28, "Decision on the establishment and improvement of legal frameworks and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in the special administrative region of Hong Kong." The resolution delegated to the standing Committee of the national people's Congress drafting bill on national security specially for Hong Kong.
As the newspaper writes, with reference to the representative of Hong Kong, the discussion among legislators was completed with the General consensus on the bill. In the words of one legislator from Hong Kong, the majority of the members of the NPC standing Committee in favour of the rapid conclusion of the discussion document.
In total MPs, including more than 10 representatives from Hong Kong, and held six rounds of discussions on the draft of the bill. It is reported that in each group attended one or two Hong Kong MP in order to ensure the consideration of public opinion in Hong Kong.
"The bill will be voted on at this session and, most likely, will be adopted, the chances are more than 99.9%", - leads edition of the words of a Hong Kong Deputy.
The bill is still in the proposal stage provoked a storm of criticism and discontent among anti-government forces in Hong Kong and a number of Western officials who think that it undermines the autonomy of the special administrative region.
The text of the bill clearly stipulates the basic obligations of the Central government of China on issues related to national security and the constitutional responsibility of Hong Kong for the maintenance of national security.
The bill rules related to the prevention, suppression and punishment committed in Hong Kong for four types of crimes, including separatist activities, attempts of Subversion of state power, terrorist activities, conspiracy with foreign States, or abroad, with the aim to compromise national security.