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A draft proposal for China’s first anti-terrorism law was reviewed by lawmakers on Wednesday and, if approved, is likely to accelerate improvements in the management of aviation airspace to guard against terrorist attacks.
The draft had already undergone a first reading by the StandingCommittee of the National People’s Congress in
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“With more airspace open for aircraft, and with the development of drones, the committee decided to introduce an article requiring those departments responsible for airspace control, civil aviation and public security to tighten their management of airspace and aircraft, as well as aviationactivities, to prevent aircraft from targeted,” the draft said.
It also sought to strike a balance between combating extremism and protecting individual rights. In particular, security authorities’ access to citizens’ information via electronic technology would go through “strict approval procedures”. Information obtained under the draft law could only be used for the purpose of counterterrorism operations, the draft said.
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