Military Service Law

Military Service Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国兵役法

[CURRENT TEXT: Chinese only]

(adopted May 31, 1984, effective Oct. 1, 1984; amended and effective Dec. 29, 1998; amended and effective Aug. 27, 2009; amended and effective Oct. 29, 2011)

  • Status: Modification planned
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafters & Submitters: State Council & Central Military Commission
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 13th NPCSC Category I
    • Annual: 2020
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: planned for 2020
  • 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

  • N/A