Senior Chinese lawmakers hear reports on draft law deliberations

BEIJING – The Council of Chairpersons of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee held a meeting Saturday to hear reports on the deliberation of a draft law and law revisions.

The meeting, presided over by Li Zhanshu, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, heard reports on changes made to a draft revision to the Law on the Protection of Rights and Interests of Women, a draft Yellow River protection law, and a draft revision to the Animal Husbandry Law.

Lawmakers also heard deliberation reports on treaties on international judicial assistance in criminal matters, reports on deputies' proposals, and personnel-related bills.

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The meeting decided to submit the drafts to the ongoing session of the NPC Standing Committee for review.