The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (Adopted at the Third Session of the Seventh National People’s Congress on April 4, 1990) 2 Instrument A101 The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (Adopted at the Third Session of the Seventh National People’s Congress on April 4, 1990 Promulgated by Order No. 26 of the President of the People’s Republic of China on April 4, 1990 Effective as of July 1, 1997) Editorial Notes: 1. This instrument was not given a chapter number under the Legislation Publication Ordinance (Cap. 614). An unofficial reference number, however, is assigned to this instrument in Hong Kong e-Legislation (http://www.elegislation. gov.hk) for identification purposes. This also enables users to carry out a search by reference to the unofficial reference number. 2. Please also see— a. Decision of the National People’s Congress on the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (Adopted at the Third Session of the Seventh National People’s Congress on April 4, 1990) (see Instrument A104 in Hong Kong e-Legislation); and b. Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on the English Text of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (Adopted on June 28, 1990) (see Instrument A105 in Hong Kong e-Legislation).

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