The Department of Justice on Friday approached the High Court for a legal audit to preclude four all the more master vote based system officials from holding office by announcing that the vows they had taken were invalid.
They are Democracy Groundwork’s Lau Siu-lai, autonomous Edward Yiu, League of Social Democrat’s Leung Kwok-hung who is otherwise called Longhair, and Demosisto’s Nathan Law.
The lawful test by the Chief Executive, CY Leung, and the Secretary for Justice, Rimsky Yuen, came only two days after two star autonomy localists – Youngspiration’s Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching – lost their allure against a lower court’s decision to strip them of their seats in the Legislative Council.
This took after a Basic Law translation on vow taking by Beijing, which has retroactive impact.
Conveying flags that expressed “CY propelling an upset, Declaring war on voters”, the four administrators walked to the Chief Executive’s Office at Tamar together with other master majority rules system officials to express their outrage.
The legislature had clarified before in the week that it will challenge whether the chamber’s President, Andrew Leung, had the privilege to give Lau another opportunity to be confirmed.
However, on Friday it included the names of Yiu, Law and Leung Kwok-hung to the rundown of officials it needed the court to exclude.
Law and Leung Kwok-hung were confirmed as officials amid the inaugural swearing-in function for administrators in October.
Be that as it may, Leung Kwok-hung droned mottos before taking his vow while Law raised the pitch of his voice while perusing the words ‘Individuals’ Republic of China’, which a few commentators said seemed like a question.
Lau and Yiu needed to re-take their promises at consequent sessions after their underlying pledges were proclaimed invalid.
Law said in an announcement that the most recent lawful activity by the administration added up to concealment of the star popular government camp, and an offer by it to exploit the board if the court arranges the four to clear their seats. He said he will examine with his legal counselors what to do next.
Leung Kwok-hung said he was not astonished at the lawful activity. Be that as it may, he impacted the administration’s choice, saying it was additional confirmation of CY Leung organization’s “out of line” ways. Leung additionally said the claim was adequately the organization’s endeavor to upset the general population’s decision. He brought up that he turned into an administrator since his vow of office had been acknowledged by the committee notwithstanding what he said before taking it.