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Chief Executive Election | Candidates' application form is online and must declare whether they hold BNO and their spouse's foreign residency

2022-01-27T11:28:59.790Z

The Government gazetted today (27th) to confirm that the nomination period for the sixth term Chief Executive election will start on February 20th and end on March 5th. The official website of the Chief Executive Election has finally been launched, with various forms attached. After the election reform, the chief executive



The Government gazetted today (27th) to confirm that the nomination period for the sixth term Chief Executive election will start on February 20th and end on March 5th.

The official website of the Chief Executive Election has finally been launched, with various forms attached.


After the electoral reform, candidates for chief executive need to fill in a "Supplementary Information Form for Candidate Qualification Examination", which must list whether they have participated in foreign or Taiwan political organizations, intelligence agencies, whether they hold a BNO passport, etc. Declaration of spouse's nationality and residency, etc.


Candidates for the election of the Chief Executive are required to fill in a statutory declaration on the nomination form.

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After the electoral system is improved, participation in the election of the Election Committee, the Legislative Council or the Chief Executive must be reviewed by the Qualification Examination Committee.

Among them, candidates for the chief executive must obtain at least 188 nominations from the election committee, and at least 15 votes from each of the five sectors can apply.

However, due to the large number of nominated election committees, this form did not deliberately leave too many spaces for candidates to fill out the election committees of each category together. Instead, the supplementary page for the nominee was printed out for convenience. and submit.

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At least 188 nomination forms for election committees are no longer subdivided into five sectors

Candidates for the election of the Chief Executive need to fill in a statutory declaration, solemnly stating that they will stand for the election in their personal capacity, that they will uphold the Basic Law and pledge their allegiance to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; they must prove that the candidate is a Chinese citizen and has no foreign right of abode.

Must declare support for the Basic Law

The explanatory part of the form states that a declaration of support for the Basic Law is required, including Article 1: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is an inalienable part of the People's Republic of China; Article 12: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is a local administration of the People's Republic of China with a high degree of autonomy The territory, directly under the Central People's Government, and Article 159(4): Any amendments to this Law shall not contravene the established basic principles and policies of the People's Republic of China for Hong Kong.

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Source: hk1

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