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Xinhua: National Defense Mobilization Implementation Act and Emergency Response Act Interrelated

According to Xinhua on February 26, 2010, the National Defense Mobilization Law approved by China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee stipulates that both the National Defense Mobilization Implementation Act and the Emergency Response Act are interrelated in terms of command, manpower, resources, information and guarantee.

Sun Zhenping, deputy head of the National Law Office of the NPC Standing Committee’s Legislative Affairs, said at a press conference in the NPC Standing Committee General Office on February 26, 2010, “This law takes full account of the two functions in the development of national mobilization: ‘responding to war’ and ‘responding to emergencies’… thus, the law stipulates the above specification.”

Source: Xinhua, February 26, 2010