By Jiang Junlu and Wu Mengqiu  King & Wood Mallesons‘ Commercial & Regulatory group

According to the report of Legal Daily on October 24th, the Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (the “Legislative Affairs Commission”) respectively sent letters to five local people’s congresses in Guangdong, Yunnan, Jiangxi, Hainan and Fujian. It is suggested that these congresses amend provisions of local regulations on population and family planning based on the reality of each province, regarding the dismissal or termination of employment contracts with employees who have more children than that are allowed by the Law on Population and Family Planning (the “Family Planning Law”) (“unplanned childbirth”). 
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By Liang Linda  Zhu Yuling  King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory

Oliang_lindan December 27, 2015, the NPC Standing Committee voted the Amendment of the PRC Population and Family Planning Law through and “Two-child policy” was implemented on January 1, 2016.Provinces and cities expedited revision of their local family planning regulations. By March 15,