Law of the People's Republic of China on Prevention and Control of Pollution From Environmental Noise Page: 1
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MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
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Law of the People's Republic of China on Prevention and Control of Pollution
From Environmental Noise
Article type: Redistributed
(Adopted at the 22nd Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eighth National People's Congress
on October 29, promulgated by Order No. 77 of the President of the People's Republic of China
on October 29, and effective as of March 1, 1997)
CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1 This Law is enacted for the purpose of preventing and controlling environmental noise pollution,
protecting and improving the living environment, ensuring human health and promoting economic and social
Article 2 For purposes of this Law, "environmental noise" means the sound that is emitted in the course of
industrial production, construction, transportation and social activities and that impairs the living environment of
"Environmental noise pollution", as used in this Law, means that the environmental noise emitted exceeds the
environmental noise emitted limits set by the State on the environmental noise emitted and impairs people's daily
life, work and study.
Article 3 This Law shall apply to prevention and control of environmental noise pollution in the territory of the
People's Republic of China.
This Law shall not apply to prevention and control of noise hazards incurred in the course of production or
business operation one is engaged in.
Article 4 The State Council and local people's governments at various levels shall incorporate prevention and
control of environmental noise pollution into their environmental protection plans and adopt economic and
technological policies and measures to protect the acoustic environment.
http://english.mep.gov.cn/Policies Regulations/laws/environmental laws/200710/t200... 2009-10-7
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Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. Law of the People's Republic of China on Prevention and Control of Pollution From Environmental Noise, text, October 29, 1996; Beijing, China. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12065/m1/1/: accessed March 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .