Maritime Traffic Safety Law

Maritime Traffic Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国海上交通安全法

[CURRENT TEXT: Chinese only]

(adopted Sept. 2, 1983, effective Jan. 1, 1984; amended and effective Nov. 7, 2016)

  • Status: Revision planned for October 2018
  • Legislative body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter & Submitter: State Council
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 12th NPCSC Category II, 13th NPCSC Category I
    • Annual: 2017 (preparatory), 2018
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: planned for October 2018
    • State Council solicitation of public comments: February 2017 (Chinese only)
  • Legislative Records: TBR
  • Press Conference: TBD

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