4. Can Hong Kong residents hold dual nationality?

Article 3 of the Nationality Law of the PRC states that dual nationality or citizenship is not recognised. However, in Hong Kong, this is subject to "the explanations" made by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPCSC). These explanations declare how the Nationality Law is to be interpreted in Hong Kong. According to the explanations, a Hong Kong Chinese person may still be considered to be a Chinese citizen even after obtaining foreign citizenship.

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