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Law of the People’s Republic of China Against Unfair Competition

Law of the People’s Republic of China Against Unfair Competition

Chapter I – General Provisions

Chapter II – Acts of Unfair Competition

Chapter III – Investigation of Suspected Acts on Unfair Competition

Chapter IV – Legal Responsibility

Chapter V – By-Laws

Unofficial Translation

Chapter I

General Provisions

Article 1. The Present Law is formulated with a view to safeguarding the healthy development of socialist market economy, encouraging and protecting fair competition, repressing unfair competition acts, and protecting the lawful rights and interests of business operators and consumers.

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China’s Revised Unfair Competition Law Mandates Disclosure of Individual and Corporate Unfair Competitive Practices

On November 4, the 30th Plenary Session of the 12th National People’s Congress amended the Law of the People’s Republic of China Against Unfair Competition. The amended version of the law will go into effect on January 1, 2018.

The new law will apply to all business operators, defined by article 2 paragraph 3 as “natural persons, legal persons and unincorporated organizations engaged in the production, or in the marketing of commodities, or in the provision of services (the commodities mentioned below include services)”.

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