Carrie Lam: Legislation will not undermine 'One Country, Two Systems'
The legislation upholds important legal principles, such as presumption of innocence, and protection of the rights of the suspect. It will have no retrospective effect. Except in rare, specified situations, the Hong Kong SAR shall exercise jurisdiction over offenses under the law. The legislation will not undermine the "One Country, Two Systems" principle and Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy, said the HKSAR's Chief Executive Carrie Lam