China's new exit-entry law targets illegal foreigners
Following a report from the Deputy Minister of Public Security, Yang Huanning to the National People’s Congress Standing Committee on April 25, China’s top legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed a new Exit-Entry Administration Law on 30 June, 2012, representing the first overhaul of China’s immigration law since 1986.
Xinhua News Agency reports that the overriding policy behind the law is to impose harsher punishments on foreigners who illegally enter, live, or work in China. However the new law goes further and enacts wide-ranging changes to the two already existing laws governing foreigners’ visa, residence and rights in China (the PRC Law on the Control of the Exit and Entry of PRC Nationals and the PRC Law on the Control of the Entry and Exit of Aliens), and introduces several new features.
The new Exit-Entry Administration Law will take effect on 1 July 2013, and the two previous laws will be abolished concurrently…
If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Hogan Lovells briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.
Click on the link above to download briefing.
News from Hogan Lovells
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Hogan Lovells
The government has issued a response to its consultation on the administration of shared parental leave and pay.
A contract for insulation work on boilers at a power station was originally granted to Kitsons in December 2010.
Analysis from The Lawyer
The Lawyer’s latest Top 50 litigation firms list shows that business for dispute specialists is roaring along while new in-depth detail reveals the winning strategies
The Russian legal market faces a new era as the government opens the door to greater business transparency, but not everything is open to scrutiny