Charity Law

Charity Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国慈善法

[Current Text: Chinese, $ English]

(adopted Mar. 16, 2016, effective Sept. 1, 2016)

  • Status: Revision pending
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Principal Drafter & Submitter: NPC Social Development Affairs Committee
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: N/A
    • Special: Public Health Category II
    • Annual: 2022 (preparatory)
  • Legislative History & Text
  • Legislative Records
    • Explanation (Dec. 27, 2022)
    • Report on Status of Revision (pending)
    • Report on Results of Deliberation (pending)
    • Report on Suggestions for Revision (pending)
    • Presidential Order (pending)

NPC Observer Coverage

PRIOR BILL: 2016 Enactment (click to show or hide)

  • Status: Passed
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPC (2636–83–131)
  • Principal Drafter & Initial Submitter: NPC Internal and Judicial Affairs Committee
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 11th NPCSC Category I; 12th NPCSC Category I
    • Annual: 2009 (preparatory), 2010 (preparatory), 2013 (preparatory), 2015, 2016
  • Legislative History & Text
    • NPC deliberation – final round: Mar. 5 – 16, 2016 (Current Text ⇧)
    • NPCSC deliberation – 2nd round: Dec. 21 – 27, 2015 (Chinese, $ English)
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: Oct. 30 – Nov. 4, 2015 (Chinese, $ English)
  • Legislative Records