Hong Kong: Anti-Mask Law Held Constitutional (but please wear a mask for COVID-19)

David S Ma - 30th January 2021

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (“HKCFA”) recently held that the Prohibition on Face Covering Regulation(“PFCR”) was constitutional. The PFCR was introduced by the Chief Executive in Council on 4 October 2019 and became effective on 5 October 2019.  It sought to subdue ongoing social movements by prohibiting the wearing of face coverings “likely […]

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