DAB suggests monitoring our bodies for councillor oaths
The DAB has known as for committees to be living up to video display whether or no longer district councillors are enjoyable the necessities of the oath of office they’re anticipated to be ordered to soak up the advance future.
Closing week, the executive acknowledged this can quickly desk amendments to the regulation that will enable the disqualification of councillors who violate their pledge of allegiance to the SAR and the Frequent Law.
The DAB acknowledged it set forward its advice of monitoring committees at some level of a gathering on Monday with Home Affairs Secretary Casper Tsui, who’s a member of the expert-Beijing social gathering.
The DAB also submitted a letter co-signed by all 86 expert-executive district councillors tense that the planned proper changes be made as soon as doable.
Edward Lau, a lawmaker from the social gathering, acknowledged the house affairs minister can also just aloof be to blame of the monitoring committees, and suggested they would perchance well maybe comprise of executive officials.
He also acknowledged Tsui became once in settlement with the leisure of the social gathering that the executive can also just aloof strip councils of their vitality to allocate public funds.
Lau alleged that now the councils are dominated by the expert-democracy camp, they dangle got been leisurely at hand out money.
Pro-democracy councillors divulge the problem lies with executive officials who refuse to manufacture motions passed by councillors.