Local People’s Governments and People’s Congresses Organic Law

Organic Law of Local People’s Congresses at All Levels and Local People’s Governments at All Levels of the People’s Republic of China

[CURRENT TEXT: Chinese only]

(adopted July 1, 1979, effective Jan. 1, 1980; amended and effective Dec. 10, 1982; amended and effective Dec. 2, 1986; amended and effective Feb. 28, 1995; amended and effective* Oct. 27, 2004; amended and effective Aug. 28, 2015)
* Except that article 3 took effect upon the subsequent elections of standing committees of local people’s congresses

  • Status: Modification planned
  • Legislative body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter: NPCSC Legislative Affairs Commission; Submitter: Council of Chairmen
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 13th NPCSC Category I
    • Annual: 2020 (preparatory)
  • Legislative History & Texts: TBD
  • 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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