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Port ticketing station|If fraud occurs in the Mainland, it is difficult to monitor Chaxi me: I can’t see how to enforce the law

2021-11-30T02:47:56.770Z

The Legislative Council election will be held next month. The government announced yesterday (29th) the arrangements for voting at border crossings for Hong Kong residents in the Mainland to vote. Ticket stations are located at the three ports of Heung Yuen Wai, Lo Wu, and Lok Ma Chau, and adopt closed-loop management.



The Legislative Council election will be held next month. The government announced yesterday (29th) the arrangements for voting at border crossings for Hong Kong residents in the Mainland to vote.

The voting stations are located at the three ports of Heung Yuen Wai, Lo Wu, and Lok Ma Chau. They adopt closed-loop management. Voters who intend to vote must register in advance, with a total of 111,000 places.

However, as to how to enforce the law in the event of fraud, the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Zeng Guowei, only pointed out that the "Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Conduct) Ordinance" is not limited to Hong Kong. If the relevant behavior occurs outside Hong Kong, it will also Supervised by law.


The former Chief Investigation Officer of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Cha Xi, I said on a commercial TV program this morning (30th) that even though regulations can theoretically supervise behaviors in the Mainland, in practice they cannot be monitored, and it is difficult to request Mainland law enforcement agencies to assist in investigations and enforcement. "I can't see that there is any way to enforce the law."


Cha: Cross-border fraud is difficult to master, ask the mainland to help you?

Cha Xi said that from the perspective of the government, of course, it is a good thing for Hong Kong residents living in the Mainland to return to Hong Kong to vote. However, there are many problems in the actual arrangements that have not been resolved. The most important issue is law enforcement.

He pointed out that Hong Kong’s judicial powers only lie in Hong Kong and cannot be extended to the Mainland. If someone is found to treat guests and send money to ask voters to vote for a certain candidate, "If it happens in Hong Kong, the Independent Commission Against Corruption will enforce the law. But if it happens in the country, how to monitor it? I can't see that there is any way to enforce the law."

Chaxi, I mentioned that the ICAC has always cooperated with domestic law enforcement agencies, but if election fraud is involved, on the one hand, there is a lot of information involved, which may not be fully grasped in Hong Kong. If you check, you don’t know what you are doing. Ask someone to help you?” In addition, mainland law enforcement agencies may not be familiar with election laws, and it is difficult to ask the other party to use Hong Kong's election laws to assist in investigations.

Tan Yaozong: It is difficult to estimate the number of voters who are willing to vote.

Tan Yaozong, a member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, stated on the same program that the arrangement of the port ticketing station is newly established. It is normal for the society to have different opinions when doing things for the first time. However, Hong Kong has close ties with the Mainland. Many people live and work in the Mainland. There are many laws in the past. Conference members have all reflected that they hope that the government will find ways to help those who are interested in voting.

He pointed out that the specific number of registered voters is difficult to estimate. It is believed that the quota limit is based on the mainland's inspection of the maximum capacity of the port. He also pointed out that those who came to vote at the meeting are already "good intentions" and must register first, and within 48 hours. Nucleic acid test report.

When asked about supervision, Tan Yaozong said that the decision made by voters is a personal choice. It is normal to discuss and discuss voting with others during the process. The most important thing is to "go in and vote, and exercise it under pressure." Rights", and the control point is a place in Hong Kong, and the laws of Hong Kong are implemented.

He pointed out that elections must of course be fair and impartial, and must not affect the credibility of voting activities. He described this as a new attempt, "Everyone must work hard to make it a good channel."

Minyan was questioned Tan Yaozong: It is at a different level from the illegal

The Hong Kong Institute of Public Opinion conducted a survey on voting intentions a few days ago and was attacked by the pro-Chinese media and questioned the elements of calling for vain votes. In an interview yesterday, ICAC Commissioner Bai Yunliu said that the possibility of violations of the law by the relevant institutions is not ruled out, but it depends. Factors such as the way in which relevant polls disseminate information are fully considered.

Tan Yaozong believes that Hong Kong people have always had different opinions on everything, saying that if the government feels illegal behavior, it will take action or warn. He described that the relevant polls may "make me feel it, will it be indirectly," Affect the behavior of many people?" It is not surprising if someone raises the above question, but it is emphasized that this is at a different level than whether it violates the law.

For the list of candidates from all sectors in the Legislative Council election,

please click here to refer to the "Hong Kong 01" election website.

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Source: hk1

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