Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
CHIEF JUSTICE ANDREW LI DELIVERS A SPEECH AT OPENING OF LEGAL YEAR IN HONG KONG.
Chief Justice Andrew Li delivers a speech at the opening of the legal year in Hong Kong January 17. Li said the courts will continue to face difficult and challenging constitution issues in the new millennium. Many have expressed concern about the impact on the territory's legal system of the interpretation of the Basic Law by the National People's Congress in Beijing which challenges the rulings of the Hong Kong courts.