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Baroness Anelay of St Johns to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by the Foreign Secretary on 20 July (HC Deb, col 1832) that he will not consider reactivating extradition arrangements with Hong Kong “unless and until there are clear and robust safeguards that can prevent extradition from the UK being misused under the new national security legislation”, whether (1) revision, or (2) revocation, of Article 38 of the new national security law would be sufficient to reactivate those extradition arrangements; and if not, whether further measures will be required.  HL7072

Question HL7072: tabled on 21 July 2020 and due for answer by 4 August 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the statement by the Foreign Secretary on 20 July (HC Deb, col 1832) that he will not consider reactivating extradition arrangements with Hong Kong “unless and until there are clear and robust safeguards that can prevent extradition from the UK being misused under the new national security legislation”, whether (1) revision, or (2) revocation, of Article 38 of the new national security law would be sufficient to reactivate those extradition arrangements; and if not, whether further measures will be required.
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