The ministry of justice responded to a proposal by NPC deputies to impose an excessive environmental tax on packaging
On November 25, the official website of the ministry of justice published the ministry of justice's reply to recommendation no. 5734 of the second session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), in response to the previous proposal of NPC deputies on promoting the construction of a green China and further strengthening regulation of excessive packaging.
In the proposal, NPC deputies analyzed the problems of excessive packaging of commodities, food and waste of resources. The ministry of justice agreed in the reply, saying: "the problems caused by excessive packaging are becoming increasingly prominent, and effective measures need to be taken to deal with them. Your Suggestions on developing packaging laws, improving regulations and penalty mechanisms are very instructive and deserve careful study."
In view of the actual situation and harm of excessive packaging, the reply believes that "it is necessary to put legislation to limit excessive packaging on the agenda at present. The ministry of justice will actively cooperate with the general administration of market regulation, the national development and reform commission and other relevant departments to study and demonstrate the legislation on restricting excessive packaging. As for your specific proposals on the content of the legislation, we will carefully study and adopt them one by one, and sincerely look forward to your valuable comments and Suggestions."
However, for the proposed "proposal" to study the development of a tax law, in the form of user-pay, respectively from producers and citizens of the goods ordered. "Our research shows that it is very enlightening to use economic means and profit adjustment mechanism to deal with the problem of excessive packaging. "Levying new taxes is of great importance, and we will actively cooperate with the ministry of finance, the state administration of taxation and other departments to further study and demonstrate."
Therefore, for the current excessive packaging problem, the ministry of justice is studying new measures, the author also deeply agree. However, to the people's congress delegates proposed "to producers and order goods of the public levy environmental protection tax", the author thinks still need to discuss, do you think?
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