Marine Environmental Protection Law

Marine Environmental Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国海洋环境保护法

[Current Text: Chinese only]

(adopted Aug. 23, 1982, effective Mar. 1, 1983; revised Dec. 25, 1999, effective Apr. 1, 2000; amended and effective Dec. 28, 2013; amended and effective Nov. 7, 2016; amended and effective Nov. 4, 2017)

  • Status: Revision pending
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (N/A)
  • Principal Drafter & Submitter: NPC Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: N/A
    • 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)

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