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Legislature opens bimonthly session, reviews changes to consumer rights law


14:10, April 23, 2013

BEIJING, April 23 (Xinhua) -- The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, convened a three-day bimonthly session on Tuesday to deliberate several bills, including a draft amendment to the country's consumer rights law.

The first plenary meeting of the session was held Tuesday morning at the Great Hall of the People in downtown Beijing.

According to the meeting's agenda, lawmakers at the session will mull changes to the law on the protection of consumer rights and interests for the first time, as well as continue their deliberation on a draft law on tourism.

Lawmakers will also continue reading a draft of the special equipment safety law.

A report on the State Council's progress in building the ecological compensation mechanism and a report submitted by the Legislative Affairs Commission of the NPC Standing Committee on cleaning up judicial interpretation, will be examined at the meeting, according to the agenda.

Those present at the meeting will also deliberate a draft list of the chairperson, vice chairpersons and members of the Credentials Committee of the NPC Standing Committee.

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