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Published: 22:30, July 21, 2022 | Updated: 22:31, July 21, 2022
Registration for electoral councils to elect NPC deputies from HK, Macao ends
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Published:22:30, July 21, 2022 Updated:22:31, July 21, 2022 By Xinhua

The closing meeting of the fifth session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

BEIJING - The registration of candidates for electoral councils, which will elect deputies from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and the Macao SAR to the 14th National People's Congress (NPC), concluded on Wednesday.

More than 1,400 people in Hong Kong and over 500 in Macao have registered.

More than 1,400 people in Hong Kong and over 500 in Macao have registered

An electoral office, which was established in Beijing by the General Office of the NPC Standing Committee, was opened from July 5 to 20 to receive registration forms from those eligible to become members of the electoral councils. Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the registration forms were received via fax and email this year.

According to the method for the Hong Kong SAR to elect its deputies to the 14th NPC, as well as the method for the Macao SAR, the quotas of deputies from the Hong Kong SAR and the Macao SAR to the 14th NPC are 36 and 12, respectively.

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