There has been confusion in China over when the policy change allowing three children would take effect. Photo: EPA-EFE There has been confusion in China over when the policy change allowing three children would take effect. Photo: EPA-EFE
There has been confusion in China over when the policy change allowing three children would take effect. Photo: EPA-EFE

China confirms all citizens can now have third child amid policy change confusion

  • Health commission says couples can register with their local authorities, even though change has not yet been legislated
  • Documents will be issued once the amendment has been passed and mothers will be entitled to 98 days of maternity leave

Topic |   China's population
There has been confusion in China over when the policy change allowing three children would take effect. Photo: EPA-EFE There has been confusion in China over when the policy change allowing three children would take effect. Photo: EPA-EFE
There has been confusion in China over when the policy change allowing three children would take effect. Photo: EPA-EFE
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