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Chinese legislature begins bimonthly session


13:04, December 26, 2011

BEIJING, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature on Monday began its bimonthly session to deliberate an expository bill of the Macao Basic Law and other draft laws and amendments.

The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee will review the expository bill of two stipulations of the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) regarding the method for the selection of the SAR's Chief Executive and the method for the formation of the SAR's Legislative Council.

During the session which is scheduled to run from Dec. 26 to 31, legislators will also deliberate a draft amendment to the Budget Law and two draft laws, including one on the management of the exit and entry of personnel and another on insurance for servicemen.

On the agenda, a Sino-Russia accord on cooperation for fighting terrorism, separatism and extremism, and two China-Italy treaties regarding extradition and mutual judicial assistance will also be discussed.

The NPC Standing Committee session will continue deliberations of the draft amendments to the Criminal Procedural Law and the Law on Occupational Illness Prevention and Control.

Lawmakers will also review a draft decision on when to hold NPC sessions in 2012 as well as a report on the qualification of certain NPC delegates, and they will discuss cases of appointments and dismissals.


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