By Harry Du and Thomas McGinn King & Wood Mallesons’ M&A Group

At the end of October 2013, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) finalized the third draft of amendments to China’s Environmental Protection Law (《环境保护法修正案(草案)》).

In light of the extensive debate so far, many speculate that the Law will undergo a fourth draft before the New Environmental Protection Law enters into force[1]. Such changes would constitute the first amendment to the Law since it came into force in 1989.
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