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NPC approves interpretations of HK Basic Law
Updated: 2004-04-07 01:02

The National People's Congress Standing Committee's approval of the interpretations on two clauses in the annexes to the Basic Law of Hong Kong were broadcast at Times Square in the territory's downtown region April 6, 2004. [newsphoto]

HK Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa speaks at a news conference April 6, 2004. He said the interpretation of the Basic Law has provided "the most authoritative" legal basis for the debate on constitutional development in Hong Kong. [newsphoto]