Permitting Mainland officers to enforce Chinese laws at the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link’s West Kowloon terminus is inevitable if the co-location arrangement is to go ahead, Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen says.
Secretary for Transport & Housing Prof Anthony Cheung says he is confident in finding a suitable co-location boundary control arrangement for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link.
Prof Cheung told reporters last Friday that similar customs, immigration and quarantine co-location arrangements can be found overseas, such as those between Canada and the United States, and France and the United Kingdom.
He noted that the co-location arrangement requires the appropriate legislative and legal framework as it involves complicated constitutional and legal issues, such as how to enable the officers to enforce Mainland laws without breaching the Basic Law.
Hong Kong Rail link co-location discussed.