China 's First Overhaul on "Anti - Unfair Competition Law" after 24 years to Include Clauses for Internet Industry

May 2, 2017

At the 26th session of the 12th Standing Committee of the National People 's Congress, the draft amendment of the Anti-Unfair Competition Law was tabled for discussion. This will be the first revision of the Anti-Unfair Competition Law for nearly 24 years.


The current Anti-Unfair Competition Law came into effect on December 1, 1993, with a total of 5 chapters and 33 articles. There are 35 articles in the draft amendment in total.


According to the agenda, the Standing Committee will be divided in groups to review the draft amendment and propose revisions to improve the draft. (Source: Legal Network)