The meeting of the leading group on the revision of the Agricultural Product Quality and Safety Law and the Fisheries Law held

In order to implement the legislative planning of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee and accelerate the revision of the Agricultural Product Quality and Safety Law and the Fisheries Law, the 1st meeting of the leading group on the revision of these two laws was held and presided over by Yu Kangzhen, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA).

He stressed that the political positioning should be enhanced, the high importance should be attached to the promulgation of these laws and the coordination should be enhanced to make full efforts on the legislative progress concerning these two laws.

It was pointed out at the meeting that the Agricultural Product Quality and Safety Law and the Fisheries Law are the basic laws involving the development and industrial regulation of agriculture as a whole. Now, the two laws have been listed in the legislation planning by the Standing Committee of the 13th NPC. The relevant government departments are required to enhance the sense of urgency by setting clear targets, putting in place the staff and guarantee and ensuring the implementation of responsibilities. It is also required to carry forward the spirits of keeping abreast of the times, reform and innovation, work solidly on the study and drafting of legislation and formulate the laws in line with the requirements in the new era.

Meanwhile, it is requested to enhance the organization, communication and coordination and seek the support of various parties, so that the revised laws can be promulgated as soon as possible.

(Source: MARA Website)