Basic Law Full Text - PDA - annex (3)


Annex III : National Laws to be Applied in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region*

The following national laws shall be applied locally with effect from 1 July 1997 by way of promulgation or legislation by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region:

  1. Resolution on the Capital, Calendar, National Anthem and National Flag of the People's Republic of China
  2. Resolution on the National Day of the People's Republic of China
  3. Order on the National Emblem of the People's Republic of China Proclaimed by the Central People's Government
    Attached: Design of the national emblem, notes of explanation and instructions for use
  4. Declaration of the Government of the People's Republic of China on the Territorial Sea
  5. Nationality Law of the People's Republic of China
  6. Regulations of the People's Republic of China Concerning Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities



The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress adopted the decision to add the National Anthem Law of the People's Republic of China to Annex III to the Basic Law on 4 November 2017. We will update the related web content in due course.

Note:
* For addition to and deletion from the list of laws in Annex III, please see:
a. Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on the addition to or deletion from the list of national laws in Annex III to the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Adopted at the Twenty Sixth Session of the Standing Committee of the Eighth National People's Congress on 1 July 1997) (see Instrument 5);
b. Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on the addition to the list of national laws in Annex III to the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Adopted on 4 November 1998) (see Instrument 6); and
c. Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on the addition to the list of national laws in Annex III to the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Adopted on 27 October 2005) (see Instrument 7).

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