Published on: August 11, 2021


ANTI-SANCTIONS LAW What is in news : China’s anti-sanctions law will be implemented in some form in Hong Kong

Keelakarai About the law :

  • China passed the law in 2021 January
  • Chinese law has following countermeasure provisions:
    • Refusal to issue visas, denial of entry & deportation.
    • Sealing, seizing, and freezing property of individuals and businesses which is attached to foreign sanctions against Chinese businesses or officials
    • Restrictions can also be applied to family members of individuals who fall foul of China.
    • It allows Chinese courts to punish companies complying with foreign laws that damage national interests.