Maritime Traffic Safety Law

Maritime Traffic Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国海上交通安全法

[CURRENT TEXT: Chinese only]

(adopted Sept. 2, 1983, effective Jan. 1, 1984; amended and effective Nov. 7, 2016)

  • Status: Revision pending
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter & Submitter: State Council
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 12th NPCSC Category II; 13th NPCSC Category I
    • Annual: 2017 (preparatory), 2018, 2020
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: December 2020 (text pending)
    • State Council solicitation of public comments: February 2017 (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

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