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China Enhances Review and Filing System for Laws and Regulations

Wed, 05 Jun 2024
Categories: China Legal Trends

On 30 Dec. 2023, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) issued the “Decision on Improving and Strengthening the Filing and Review System” (hereinafter the “Decision”, 关于完善和加强备案审查制度的决定) to enhance its mechanism for reviewing and filing of laws and regulations.

The NPC is responsible for reviewing and filing laws and regulations to rectify and revoke normative documents that violate the Constitution and laws.

In accordance with the Decision, normative documents to be reviewed and filed by the NPC include administrative regulations, supervisory regulations, local regulations, autonomous regulations and separate regulations of autonomous prefectures and counties, regulations of special economic zones, regulations of Pudong New Area, regulations of Hainan Free Trade Port, as well as interpretations made by the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate on the specific application of law in trial or procuratorial work.



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Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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