NPCSC Seeks Public Comment on 5 Bills: Public Security Violations, Company Regulation, VAT, Preschool Education & Academic Degrees

China’s national legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPCSC), is soliciting public comment on the following five bills through September 30, 2023:

Draft NameChinese TextExplanatory Document
Company Law (3rd Draft Revision)
公司法修订草案三次审议稿
PDFPDF
Value-Added Tax Law (2nd Draft)
增值税法草案二次审议稿
PDFPDF
Preschool Education Law (Draft)
学前教育法草案
PDFPDF
Academic Degrees Law (Draft)
学位法草案
PDFPDF
Public Security Administrative Punishments Law (Draft Revision)
治安管理处罚法修订草案
PDF
(English)
PDF

English translations will be provided if and when available. All explanatory documents are in Chinese and compiled in a single PDF; the links above will take you to the corresponding pages in the PDF only if you use a desktop browser—this does not work on a phone or a tablet.

To submit comments online, please refer to this guide. The “职业” (Occupations) dropdown menu for the draft Preschool Education Law includes these non-default options: “学前教育机构教职工” (teaching and administrative staff of preschool educational institutions), “学前儿童的监护人” (guardians of preschool children), and “学前教育专业人员” (preschool education professionals).

Comments can also be mailed to the NPCSC Legislative Affairs Commission [全国人大常委会法制工作委员会] at the following address:

北京市西城区前门西大街1号 邮编: 100805
1 West Qianmen Avenue, Xicheng District, Beijing 100805

Please clearly write “<Draft Name in Chinese>征求意见” on the envelope.

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