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CHIEF EXECUTIVE ELECTION ORDINANCE

Ord. No. 21 of 2001

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HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION


Ordiance No. 21 of 2001

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Donald TSANG
Acting Chief Executive
19 July 2001




An Ordinance to provide for the election of the Chief Executive in accordance with Annex I to the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; to amend the Electoral Affairs Commission Ordinance to empower the Electoral Affairs Commission to supervise election of the Chief Executive; to amend the Legislative Council Ordinance to remove provisions concerning the constitution of the Election Committee and provide for by-election to return a Member of the Legislative Council by the Election Committee constituted under this Ordinance; to make necessary related amendments to the Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Conduct) Ordinance consequential upon the enactment of this Ordinance and to provide for matters related to or consequential upon such election.

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Enacted by the Legislative Council.

PART 1
Preliminary

1. Short title and commencement

(1) This Ordinance may be cited as the Chief Executive Election Ordinance.

(2) This Ordinance shall come into operation on a day to be appointed by the Secretary for Constitutional Affairs by notice published in the Gazette.

2. Interpretation

(1) In this Ordinance—

“Acting Chief Executive” (署理行政長官) means any public officer assuming the duties of the Chief Executive pursuant to Article 53 of the Basic Law;