Highlights of plans in the work report of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress

China Daily Updated: 2022-03-09


Promote high-quality development

・ Hear and deliberate on reports on the implementation of the national economic and social development plan, poverty alleviation and rural vitalization, the digital economy and financial work.

・ Inspect the implementation of the Rural Vitalization Promotion Law, the Science and Technology Popularization Law, and the Foreign Investment Law.

・ Carry out research projects on efforts to encourage small rural households to become involved in modern agriculture, to develop high-quality farmland, and manage and reform special local government debt.

・ Conduct budget and final account reviews and State-owned asset management oversight.

・ Hear and deliberate on the State Council's reports on central final accounts, auditing work and budget execution, as well as the rectification of problems discovered through auditing, and on the allocation and use of government funds for social security.

・ Conduct a special inquiry on the management of State-owned assets.

・ Carry out research into improving the individual income tax system to help regulate income distribution.

Ensure and improve living standards

・ Deliberate on reports on employment, child health care, healthy growth of students in compulsory education and work related to senior citizens.

・ Carry out research projects on the effort to foster a strong sense of community among Chinese people and the implementation of the national strategy for addressing population aging.

Promote green development

・ Hear and examine the State Council's reports on environmental protection targets for the year, and its handling of the inspection report on the implementation of the Law on the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Wastes.

・ Carry out inspections of the implementation of the Environmental Protection Law and the Yangtze River Protection Law and conduct a special inquiry accordingly.

Enhance oversight of law enforcement, supervisory and judicial work

・ Hear and deliberate on a report on addressing illegal entry, residence, and employment of foreign nationals in China.

・ Conduct research on the efforts of supervisory bodies to make their work more procedure- and law-based and standardized.

・ Hear and deliberate on the Supreme People's Court report on foreign-related adjudication and the Supreme People's Procuratorate report on procuratorial work relating to minors.


Improve legal system that supports socialist market economy

・ Formulate laws on rural collective economic organizations, energy, futures and derivatives, and tariffs and other taxes.

・ Revise the Company Law, the Enterprise Bankruptcy Law, the Anti-Monopoly Law, the Railway Law, the Mineral Resources Law, the Animal Husbandry Law, and the Agricultural Products Quality and Safety Law.

Advance legislation on people's well-being, social affairs, environmental protection

・ Formulate laws on protection of the Yellow River, ecological conservation of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, black soil protection, social assistance, preschool education, civil enforcement, and telecom and online fraud.

・ Revise the Physical Culture and Sports Law, the Vocational Education Law, the Academic Degrees Regulations, the Law on the Protection of Women's Rights and Interests, the Charity Law, the Science and Technology Popularization Law, the Cultural Relics Protection Law, the Civil Procedure Law, the Public Security Administrative Penalties Law, and the Wild Animals Protection Law.

Strengthen legal framework for national security

・ Formulate an emergency response and management law, a public health emergency response law, and a food security law.

・ Revise the Law on the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases and the Frontier Health and Quarantine Law.

・ Upgrade the legal toolkit and develop a more complete system of laws and regulations relating to foreign affairs.

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