Animal Epidemic Prevention Law

Animal Epidemic Prevention Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国动物防疫法

[CURRENT TEXT: Chinese only]

(adopted July 3, 1997, effective Jan. 1, 1998; revised Aug. 30, 2007, effective Jan. 1, 2008; amended and effective June 29, 2013; amended and effective Apr. 24, 2015)

  • Status: Revision pending
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBA)
  • Drafter & Submitter: NPC Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 13th NPCSC Category II
    • Special: Public Health Category I
    • Annual: 2020
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 2nd (possibly final) round: August 2020 (text pending)
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: April 2020 (Chinese only)
  • Legislative Records
    • Explanation (Apr. 26, 2020)
    • Report on Status of Revision (pending)
    • Report on Results of Deliberation (pending)
    • Report on Suggestions for Revision (pending)
    • Presidential Order (pending)
  • Press Conference: TBD

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