China's legislature to discuss five draft laws
( 2003-10-16 01:53) (Xinhua)
China's national legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People's
Congress (NPC), will review five draft laws during a six-day legislative session
starting Oct. 23.
The agenda was adopted at Wednesday's meeting of the chairman and
vice-chairpersons of the NPC Standing Committee, presided over by Wu Bangguo,
chairman of the committee.
Lawmakers will continue to deliberate draft laws on road and transportation
safety, and on security investment funds.
Amendments to the central bank law and commercial bank law, and a draft law
on the supervision and management of banking will also be tabled.
Also during the session, the State Council will deliver reports on employment
and re-employment, on small cities construction and the transfer of rural
workers, and on protecting the rights of the elderly.
The committee will examine the reports on the implementation of the
construction law and on the review of the bills proposed by