Legislative Council and the Rule of Law

In Hong Kong, the Legislative Council functions to make, amend and abolish laws. It keeps the executive branch on checked by holding the financial budgets and beyond. However, the composition of the Legislative Council is often criticised for its division between the functional constituencies and the geographical constituencies. 

Learning Objective

  • Understand functions of the Legislative Council

  • Understand the composition of the Legislative Council

  • Imitate the election process

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Note: all teaching plans shared on this website are prepared by the ROLE team of HKU students and teachers. The materials are meant to be a suggestion of issues to cover. Teachers are suggested to adopt the materials with necessary adjustment according to the situations in their own classes.