Hong Kong Airport Authority Changed Baggage Rule After Security Row

June 20, 2018

Hong Kong’s airport authority has replaced the security rule at the heart of the legal row surrounding the city’s former chief executive Leung Chun-ying, it was revealed in the High Court on Wednesday.

Leung reportedly pressured airport staff into taking a bag his daughter had left behind to her in a restricted area, breaching strict rules on security protocol.

The original rule, which governed the screening process for luggage that had been left unattended, required passengers to be present at the screening of all “cabin baggage”. In its place, the new version only requires a passenger’s presence when a suspicious piece of luggage needs to be checked for a second time.

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