Legislation Law

Legislation Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国立法法

[Current Text: Chinese, $ English]

(adopted Mar. 15, 2000, effective July 1, 2000; amended and effective Mar. 15, 2015)

  • Status: Amendment pending
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Principal Drafter: NPCSC Legislative Affairs Commission
  • Submitter: Council of Chairpersons
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: N/A
    • Annual: 2022
  • Legislative History & Text
    • NPC deliberation – final round: likely March 2023
    • NPCSC deliberation – 2nd round: likely December 2022
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: Oct. 26 – 30, 2022 (Chinese · Δ | English Δ) 💬
        Public consultation: Oct. 31 – Nov. 29, 2022
  • Legislative Records
    • Explanation (Oct. 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: 2015 Amendment (click to show or hide)

NPC Observer Coverage