Vocational Education Law

Vocational Education Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国职业教育法

[Current Text: ChineseEnglish]

(adopted May 15, 1996, effective Sept. 1, 1996)

  • Status: Revision pending
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter & Submitter: State Council
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 11th NPCSC Category I; 12th NPCSC Category I; 13th NPCSC Category II
    • Annual: 2017 (preparatory), 2018 (preparatory), 2020 (preparatory), 2021
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 3rd (expected final) round: expected by mid-2022
    • NPCSC deliberation – 2nd round: December 2021 (Chinese only)
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: June 2021 (Chinese only Δ)
    • State Council solicitation of public comments: December 2019 (Chinese only Δ)
  • Legislative Records
  • Press Conference: TBD

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