Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs

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Hong Kong
Special Administrative Region

Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs
政制及內地事務局局長
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香港政制及內地事務局局長聶德權 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Patrick Nip

since 1 July 2017
Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau
StyleThe Honourable
AppointerCentral People's Government
nomination by Chief Executive
Inaugural holderMichael Suen
Secretary for Constitutional Affairs
Stephen Lam
Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs
Formation1 July 1997
1 July 2007
WebsiteCMAB
Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs
Traditional Chinese政制及內地事務局局長

The Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs (Chinese: 政制及內地事務局局長) is the head of the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau, which is responsible for promoting the Basic Law, constitutional affairs, electoral development, and coordinate liaison between the Hong Kong government and the relevant mainland China authorities, as well as to promote various regional cooperation initiatives between Hong Kong and the mainland. Prior to 2007, this post was known as the Secretary for Constitutional Affairs.

List of office holders[edit]

Political party:   Nonpartisan

Deputy Chief Secretaries, 1985–1989[edit]

Portrait Name Term of office Governor Ref
1 No image.svg Alan James Scott
施恪
10 June 1985 22 March 1987 Sir Edward Youde
(1982–1986)
[1][2]
Sir David Wilson
(1987–1992)
2 John Chan.jpg John Chan
陳祖澤
23 March 1987 28 February 1989 [2][3]

Secretaries for Constitutional Affairs, 1989–1997[edit]

Portrait Name Term of office Governor Ref
1 Michael Suen Ming Yeung.JPG Michael Suen
孫明揚
1 March 1989 29 October 1991 Sir David Wilson
(1987–1992)
[3][4]
2 No image.svg Michael Sze
施祖祥
30 October 1991 27 January 1994 [4][5]
Chris Patten
(1992–1997)
3 No image.svg Nicholas Ng
吳榮奎
28 January 1994 30 June 1997 [5]

Secretaries for Constitutional Affairs, 1997–2007[edit]

Portrait Name Term of office Duration Chief Executive Term Ref
1 No image.svg Nicholas Ng Wing-fui
吳榮奎
1 July 1997 3 August 1997 34 days Tung Chee-hwa
(1997–2005)
1
2 Michael Suen Ming Yeung.JPG Michael Suen Ming-yeung
孫明揚
4 August 1997 30 June 2002 4 years, 331 days
3 Stephen Lam Sui-lung 2010.jpg Stephen Lam Sui-lung
林瑞麟
1 July 2002 30 June 2007 5 years, 0 days 2
Donald Tsang
(2005–2012)
2

Secretaries for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, 2007–present[edit]

Portrait Name Term of office Duration Chief Executive Term Ref
1 Stephen Lam Sui-lung 2010.jpg Stephen Lam Sui-lung
林瑞麟
1 July 2007 30 September 2011 4 years, 91 days Donald Tsang
(2005–2012)
3
2 Raymond Tam 2014.jpg Raymond Tam Chi-yuen
譚志源
30 September 30 June 2017 5 years, 272 days
Leung Chun-ying
(2012–2017)
4
3 香港政制及內地事務局局長聶德權 (cropped).jpg Patrick Nip Tak-kuen
聶德權
1 July 2017 Incumbent 2 years, 76 days Carrie Lam
(2017–present)
5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "G.N. 3478 of 1985". Hong Kong Government Gazette. 132: 4813. 25 October 1985.
  2. ^ a b "G.N. 955 of 1987". Hong Kong Government Gazette. 132: 1373, 1480. 10 March 1989.
  3. ^ a b "G.N. 730 of 1989". Hong Kong Government Gazette. 132: 1072, 1123. 10 March 1989.
  4. ^ a b "G.N. 3938 of 1991". Hong Kong Government Gazette. 133: 6260. 8 November 1991.
  5. ^ a b "G.N. 267 of 1994". Hong Kong Government Gazette. 136: 484, 593. 28 January 1991.

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