1.(Eleventh)Amendment to Criminal Law
Promulgated by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress
Promulgation date: 26 December 2020
Implementation date: 1 May 2021
Document number: No.66 Chinese President Order
The Amendment changes the age of criminal responsibility, providing that a person aged 12 or above and less than 14 years old should take criminal responsibility for murder or assault causing death or serious injury or disability very violently in serious circumstances subject to approval of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate for pursuing their criminal responsibility.