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
Hong Kong SAR Regional Emblem.svg
Raymond Tam 2014.jpg
Incumbent
Raymond Tam

since 1 October 2011
Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau
Style The Honourable
Appointer Central People's Government
nomination by Chief Executive
Inaugural holder Michael Suen
Secretary for Constitutional Affairs
Stephen Lam
Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs
Formation 1 July 1997
1 July 2007
Website CMAB
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]

Politiical party:   Nonpartisan

Deputy Chief Secretaries, 1985–1989[edit]

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

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 2 October 1991 Sir David Wilson
(1987–1992)
2 No image.svg Michael Sze
施祖祥
30 October 1991 27 January 1994
Chris Patten
(1992–1997)
3 No image.svg Nicholas Ng
吳榮奎
28 January 1994 30 June 1997

Secretaries for Constitutional Affairs, 1997–2007[edit]

Portrait Name Term of office Duration Chief Executive Term Ref
1 Michael Suen Ming Yeung.JPG Michael Suen Ming-yeung
孫明揚
1 July 1997 30 June 2002 4 years, 364 days Tung Chee-hwa
(1997–2005)
1
2 Stephen Lam Sui-lung 2010.jpg Stephen Lam Sui-lung
林瑞麟
1 July 2002 30 June 2007 4 years, 364 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
1 October 2011 Incumbent 5 years, 207 days
Leung Chun-ying
(2012–present)
4

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