Wild Animals Protection Law

Wild Animals Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国野生动物保护法

[Current Text: ChineseEnglish]

(adopted Nov. 8, 1988, effective Mar. 1, 1989; amended and effective Aug. 28, 2004; amended and effective Aug. 27, 2009; revised July 2, 2016, effective Jan. 1, 2017)

  • Status: Revision pending
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Principal Drafter & Submitter: NPC Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: N/A
    • Special: Public Health Category I
    • Annual: 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 3rd (expected final) round: expected December 2022
  • Legislative Records
    • Report on Status of Revision (Aug. 30, 2022)
    • Report on Results of Deliberation (pending)
    • Report on Suggestions for Revision (pending)
    • Presidential Order (pending)

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