The Government and Political System in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of China and its government is led by the Chief Executive (CE), who is responsible for the administration of Hong Kong. The affairs of the Government are decided by secretaries appointed by the Chief Executive and endorsed by the Central People's Government in Beijing. The Chief Executive of Hong Kong replaced the Governor of Hong Kong after 1997 as head of the government in Hong Kong. The CE reports to the Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China.
The current Chief Executive is the Honourable Donald Tsang Yam-kuen GBM JP KBE MPA.
The Chief Executive is assisted by the Chief Secretary for Administration (CS) and the Financial Secretary (FS), and other secretaries who heads policy bureaux. The Secretary for Justice (SJ) is responsible for legal matters of the government and prosecution for criminal cases in the territory. The Independent Commission Against Corruption and Audit Commission report directly to the CE.