Archives Law

Archives Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国档案法

[CURRENT TEXT: Chinese only]

(adopted Sept. 5, 1987, effective Jan. 1, 1988; amended and effective July 5, 1996; amended and effective Nov. 7, 2016)

  • Status: Revision pending
  • Legislative body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter & Submitter: State Council
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 13th NPCSC Category I
    • Annual: N/A
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: October 2019 (Chinese only)
  • Legislative Records: TBR
  • Press Conference: TBD

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