Personal information protection law

Yue Zhongming, spokesman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, said in Beijing Tuesday that China will enact laws on personal information protection and data security next year.
On the same day, the legal working committee of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress held its third press conference. Yue Zhongming said at the meeting that, according to the provisions of the legislative law, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress should work out an annual legislative work plan every year. At present, “the legislative work plan has been approved in principle by the 44th session of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, and the legislative work for next year has been pre arranged.”
He introduced several key arrangements, including: the draft civil code was submitted to the third session of the 13th National People’s Congress next March for deliberation, which is the first codified law in the history of new China.
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress will continue to consider Patent Law (Amendment), law on the prevention and control of environmental pollution by solid waste (Amendment), file law (Amendment), law on the protection of minors (Amendment), law on the prevention of juvenile delinquency (Amendment), law on administrative punishment of public officials, biosafety law and other legal cases.
We will strengthen legislation in important areas to serve the overall situation of the work of the party and the state. Next year, we plan to amend the organic law of the National People’s Congress, the rules of procedure of the National People’s Congress, the election law, the national flag law, the national emblem law, the copyright law, the administrative penalty law, the administrative reconsideration law, the public security administration penalty law, the maritime traffic safety law, the animal epidemic prevention law, and the production safety law of the National People’s Congress, and consider amendments to the criminal law( 11) We will formulate laws on supervisors, personal information protection, data security, rural revitalization, social assistance, and legal aid.
If it is necessary to implement the spirit of the Fourth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee and implement the decision-making and deployment of the CPC Central Committee, timely arrangements shall be made for deliberation if it is necessary to make legislative changes, abolish interpretation and make authorization decisions.
At the same time, Yue Zhongming said that on the basis of previous years, he will focus on six areas of work next year, including the study of relevant legal systems such as the extraterritorial application of Chinese law, new technology and new fields, to provide necessary support for relevant legislation; the implementation of the spokesman system of the legal working committee, response to social concerns, and targeted legal English translation.