Copyright Law

Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国著作权法

[CURRENT TEXT: Chinese, English]

(adopted Sept. 7, 1990, effective June 1, 1991; amended and effective Oct. 27, 2001; amended Feb. 26, 2010, effective Apr. 1, 2010)

  • Status: Revision planned
  • Legislative body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter & Submitter: State Council
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 12th NPCSC Category I, 13th NPCSC Category I
    • Annual: 2014 (preparatory), 2015 (preparatory), 2017 (preparatory), 2018 (preparatory)
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • State Council solicitation of public comments: April 2014 (Chinese, English)
  • Legislative Records: TBR
  • Press Conference: TBD

NPC Observer Coverage

  • N/A