Establish institutions to perform duties related to safeguarding national security in accordance with the law.” This article says that China's national security agency will set up an agency in Hong Kong (as soon as next week), and "performing duties related to maintaining national security in accordance with the law" means performing duties in Hong Kong independently of the Hong Kong police system.
According to Article 22 of the Basic Law: "No ghost mannequin effect service department of the Central People's Government, any province, autonomous region or municipality directly under the Central Government may interfere in the affairs of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region which are managed by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on its own in accordance with this Law. . . The government agrees and is approved by the Central People's Government. . . . All agencies and their personnel shall abide by the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.”
If the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office and the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government are not counted as departments under the Central People's Government, then the Ministry of State Security must be counted. So was there any "consent of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government" before the establishment? Does managing national security affairs count as "interfering in the affairs that the Hong Kong Special Administrative