Shandong Province Approves Religious Affairs Regulations

By Anthony Lee, August 05, 2019 10:08 AM

The local authority of Shandong annouced the newly revised Regulations on Religious Affairs of Shandong Province was approved on July 26, 2019. (Shandong Commission of Ethnics and Religious Affairs )

On July 26, 2019, during the 13th meeting of the 13th Provincial People's Congress Standing Committee, through voting, the committee members reviewed and approved the newly revised Regulations on Religious Affairs of Shandong Province (hereinafter referred to as the "Regulations").

In accordance with the State Council's newly revised Religious Affairs Regulations and the actual revision of the religious affairs management work in Shandong province, the updated "Regulations" is an amendment and improvement on the basis of the 2011 Regulations, according to Shandong Commission of Ethnics and Religious Affairs. The newly revised "Regulations" are divided into general rules and other rules around religious groups, religious institutions, places of religious activities, religious personnel, religious activities, religious property, legal responsibilities and by-laws; a total of 8 chapters and 55 articles. The "Regulations" will take effect from October 1, 2019.

-Translated by Jake


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