Transcript of remarks by SED

     Following is the transcript of remarks by the Secretary for Education, Mr Eddie Ng Hak-kim, at a media session during a break at the Legislative Council Finance Committee meeting today (July 4):

Reporter: But if people actually engaged in civil disobedience only because their views were not listened (to) and their actions were very much peaceful, it's only that ...

Secretary for Education: As I said before, you might have a lot of good reasons, but the fundamental fact is that it has to be within the spirit of law and be lawful. The moment you get into the potential of violation of the law and the system, that is something you need to be very careful about.

(Please also refer to the Chinese portion of the transcript.)

Ends/Friday, July 4, 2014
Issued at HKT 20:55