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The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
of the People's Republic of China*

(Adopted at the Third Session of the Seventh
National People's Congress on 4 April 1990
Promulgated by Order No. 26 of the President of
the People's Republic of China on 4 April 1990
Effective as of 1 July 1997)


Note:
* Please also see -
a. Decision of the National People's Congress on the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Adopted at the Third Session of the Seventh National People's Congress on 4 April 1990) (see Instrument 9); and
b. Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on the English Text of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Adopted on 28 June 1990) (see Instrument 14).

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