On April 27, 2022, State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) unveiled its legislation scheme of 2022, covering the optimization of business environment (e.g., Anti-Unfair Competition Law), Administrative Measures on Toothpaste, etc.
The regulation and administrative measures subject to legislation/revision are classified into two types. For legislation items belonging to type 1, the drafts shall be submitted to relevant department for review by June 30, 2022, then the department will do all they can do to submit the draft to SAMR for the final review by the end of 2022. As for legislation items belonging to type 2, the drafting body should promote the legislative progress efficiently, although no specific deadline is given. The below are some major legislation items.
Anti-Unfair Competition Law
Product Quality Law
Administrative Measures on Internet Advertising
Administrative Measures on Toothpaste
Supervision and Administration Measures on the Measurement of Quantitative Packing Commodities
Administrative Measures on National Standards
Relevant Provisions on Patent Examination and Trial
Provisions on Regulating Patent Application
Geographic Indications Law
Regulations of the People's Republic of China on Certification and Accreditation
Regulations for the Implementation of the Trademark Law
Provisions on Trade Secret Protection
Administrative Measures on Adopting International Standards