District councillors prepare for oath-taking ceremony in a first for Hong Kong

Published Sep 09 2021 at 11:00 PM GMT
  • District councillors will on Friday morning be required to swear their allegiance to Hong Kong in the first oath-taking ceremony for the directly elected municipal leaders.
  • A total of 25 members, including at least 13 from the opposition camp serving on four Hong Kong Island district councils, will be the first to fulfil the new legal requirement.
  • If authorities feel they did not do it properly, they could lose their seats.
  • The obligation was previously limited to mostly senior officials, judges….



  • Published Sep 9, 2021 11:00 PM GMT