A decision of the NPC Standing Committee (NPCSC) suspending certain statutory provisions in China’s free trade zones as part of a regulatory reform pilot (briefly discussed here) takes effect on July 1. The revised Administrative Penalties Law [行政处罚法] takes effect on July 15.
The NPCSC is soliciting public comments on the following bills through July 9:
- draft Physicians Law [医师法];
- draft Legal Aid Law [法律援助法];
- draft revision to the Vocational Education Law [职业教育法]; and
- draft amendment to the Audit Law [审计法].
The NPCSC will convene for its next regularly scheduled session in late August.