In December 2020, China promulgated the Criminal Law Amendment (XI) (刑法修正案(十一)), three articles of which concern biosecurity as well as the prevention and control of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
Wildlife Conservation in China
Public Comments are sought on Regulations on Ecological Protection Compensation (Draft for Public Comment) until 27 Dec. 2020.
In the first three quarters of 2020, the prosecutions for wildlife crimes increased significantly.
In China, who illegally kills a panda may be sentenced to imprisonment for more than 10 years.