Top legislature mulls abolishing agricultural tax regulation
Updated: 2005-12-17 10:25
Chinese lawmakers are expected to vote on abolishing agricultural tax
regulations during a five-and-a-half-day session to commence on Dec. 24, sources
said here Friday.
According to the agenda, lawmakers will also deliberate on the draft
administrative mandatory law, the draft labor contract law and the draft
passport law for the first time.
The agenda was proposed Friday at a meeting of the chairman
andvice-chairpersons of the Standing Committee of the 10th National People's
Congress (NPC), China's top legislature.
The lawmakers are also expected to vote for adopting the draft law on animal
husbandry, and discuss a draft judicial interpretation on Criminal Law
applications in smuggling, destroying, illegal selling and transferring fossils
of ancient vertebrate animals and ancient men; a draft judicial interpretation
on the provisions of the Criminal Law, which relateto punishment on illegal
export tax rebate; the draft amendment tothe Criminal Law (sixth edition); and
the draft resolution on the convention of the fourth plenary session of the 10th
The State Council, or cabinet, will submit the Treaty on Criminal Judicial
Assistance between China and Peru and the Treatyon Friendly Cooperative
Partnership between China and Uzebkistan to the upcoming session for
deliberation and ratification.
The lawmakers will also hear and discuss the reports on the current energy
security situation and on revitalization of the northeast industrial belt made
by the State Council and the reporton the inspection for the implementation of
the Labor Law, organized by the NPC Standing