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China's draft charity law review to the National People's Congress at its ongoing annual ses

  • Author:Memory
  • Source:www.diecastingpartsupplier.com
  • Release on :2016-03-12

China's draft charity law, the country's first toregulate charity activities, bans charity groupsfrom engaging in or sponsoring activitiesundermining "state security and public interests."

The bill was submitted Wednesday afternoon forreview to the National People's Congress at itsongoing annual session.
According to the bill released before the meeting, charity groups will face punishment, if theyengage in or sponsor activities undermining state security or public interests, and may havetheir registration revoked in serious cases.

The bill clarifies the registration of charity groups. The applicants should apply to the civil affairsdepartment of county governments or higher levels for establishing a charity organization andwill get a reply within 30 days. If the organization meets the standards, the government willapprove the application.

The organizations that have already registered at the civil affairs department can apply to beconfirmed as charity groups.
The draft aims to create a more supportive environment for charitable activities. It willsimplify registration procedures. Meanwhile, supervision will be strengthened to regulateand manage social organizations.