The second draft of the new law that will cover the activities of overseas NGOs in China has been put on the NPC website for public consultation. The “People’s Republic of China Overseas NGO Management Law (Draft Second Draft)”, which emerged out of discussions at the 14th session of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, is displayed on the website in full. Comments about the draft can be made via the NPC website or by posting to the address listed below. The deadline for comments is the 4th June.
The draft law can be viewed here. CDB’s translation can be found here.
The address for comments to be sent to is:
Legislative Affairs Commission of the NPC Standing Committee, Qianmen West Street no.1, Xicheng District, Beijing, Zip: 100805. (On the envelope please indicate ‘Comments on the Draft Overseas NGO Management Law’) (全国人大常委会法制工作委员会, 北京市西城区前门西大街1号，邮编：100805。信封上请注明境外非政府组织管理法草案二次审议稿征求意见)