Coal Law

Coal Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国煤炭法

[CURRENT TEXT: Chinese only]

(adopted Aug. 29, 1996, effective Dec. 1, 1996; amended and effective Aug. 27, 2009; amended Apr. 22, 2011, effective July 1, 2011; amended and effective June 29, 2013; amended and effective Nov. 7, 2016)

  • Status: State Council solicited public comments on draft revision
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter & Submitter: State Council
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: N/A
    • Annual: N/A
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • State Council solicitation of public comments – 1st round: July 2020 (Chinese only)
  • Legislative Records
    • Explanation (pending)
    • Report on Status of Revision (pending)
    • Report on Results of Deliberation (pending)
    • Report on Suggestions for Revision (pending)
    • Presidential Order (pending)
  • Press Conference: TBD

NPC Observer Coverage

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