Approximatelyindividuals now serve on two-year contracts, and the vast majority are women from the Philippines.
Overview[ edit ] In accordance with Article 31 of the Constitution of the People's Republic of ChinaHong Kong has Special Administrative Region status which provides constitutional guarantees for implementing the policy of " one country, two systems ".
The Hong Kong government is economically liberalbut currently universal suffrage is only granted in District Council elections, and in elections for half of the Legislative Council.
The head of the government Chief Executive of Hong Kong is elected through an electoral college with the majority of its members elected by a limited number of voters mainly within business and professional sectors.
The three branches[ edit ] Main article: Hong Kong Government The Chief Executive CE is the head of the special administrative region, and is also the highest-ranking official in the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and is the head of the executive branch.
The Chief Executive is elected by a member Election Committee drawn mostly from the voters in the functional constituencies but also from religious organisations and municipal and central government bodies.
The Executive Councilthe top policy organ of the executive government that advises on policy matters, is entirely appointed by the Chief Executive. Legislative Council of Hong Kong In accordance with Article 26 of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, permanent residents of Hong Kong are eligible to vote in direct elections for the 35 seats representing geographical constituencies and 35 seats from a functional constituency in the seat, unicameral Legislative Council LegCo.
Judiciary of Hong Kong The Judiciary consists of a series of courts, of which the court of final adjudication is the Court of Final Appeal. While Hong Kong retains the common law system, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China has the power of final interpretation of national laws affecting Hong Kong, including the Basic Law, and its opinions are therefore binding on Hong Kong courts on a prospective basis.
Major political issues in recent years[ edit ] Political activists voicing their concern in the Jan protest Right of Abode[ edit ] Main article: This caused widespread concerns among the public on the social and economic consequences. However, it was only in when it drew large public attention by opposing the bill of the Article It has become the annual platform for demanding universal suffrage, calling for observance and preservation civil liberties such as free speechventing dissatisfaction with the Hong Kong Government or the Chief Executive, rallying against actions of the Pro-Beijing camp.
Inthe HKSAR Government proposed to implement Article 23 of the Basic Law by enacting national security bill against acts such as treasonsubversionsecession and sedition. Together with the general dissatisfaction with the Tung administration, aboutpeople participated in this protest.
Article 23 enactment was "temporarily suspended". Democratic development in Hong Kong Towards the end ofthe focus of political controversy shifted to the dispute of how subsequent Chief Executives get elected.
The Basic Law's Article 45 stipulates that the ultimate goal is universal suffrage ; when and how to achieve that goal, however, remains open but controversial. Arguments over this issue seemed to be responsible for a series of Mainland Chinese newspapers commentaries in February which stated that power over Hong Kong was only fit for "patriots.
The NPCSC interpretation and decision were regarded as obstacles to the democratic development of Hong Kong by the democratic camp, and were criticised for lack of consultation with Hong Kong residents.
On the other hand, the pro-government camp considered them to be in compliance with the legislative intent of the Basic Law and in line with the ' One country, two systems ' principle, and hoped that this would put an end to the controversies on development of political structure in Hong Kong.
He referred to a survey which said more than half of the citizens of Hong Kong wanted direct elections by However, he said waiting for may be the best way to get two-thirds of the support of Legislative Council. Immediately after Tung's resignation, there was dispute over the length of the term of the Chief Executive.
To most local legal professionals, the length is obviously five years, under whatever circumstances. Nonetheless, legal experts from the mainland said it is a convention a successor will only serve the remainder of the term if the position is vacant because the predecessor resigned.
The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress exercised its right to interpret the Basic Law, and affirmed that the successor would only serve the remainder of the term. Many in Hong Kong saw this as having an adverse impact on one country, two systems, as the Central People's Government interpret the Basic Law to serve its need, that is, a two-year probation for Tsang, instead of a five-year term.
December protest for democracy in Hong Kong Demonstration against reform package On 4 Decemberpeople in Hong Kong demonstrated against Sir Donald Tsang 's proposed reform package, before a vote on 21 December. According to the organisers,  an estimatedturned out into the streets.
The police supplied a figure of 63, and Michael de Golyer of Baptist University estimated between 70, andThe pro-government camp claims to have collectedsignatures on a petition backing Mr.
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This number, however, is widely seen as too small to influence pro-democracy lawmakers. The Reform Package debate has seen the return of key political figure and former Chief Secretary Anson Chanraising speculations of a possible run up for the Chief Executive election, though she dismissed having a personal interest in standing for the next election.
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The politics of Hong Kong takes place in a framework of a political system dominated by its quasi-constitutional document, the Hong Kong Basic Law, its own legislature, the Chief Executive as the head of government and of the Special Administrative Region and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government..
On 1 July , sovereignty of Hong Kong was transferred to.
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