|Name:||Law of the People's Republic of China on Administrative Penalty (PRC Presidential Order No. 63 of 1996).|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Unofficial translation, 10 p.
|Bibliography:||Unofficial translation, 10 p.
Legislation on-line Database of Laws and Regulations, National People's Congress, http://www.npc.gov.cn, China PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2013-03-25)
|Abstract/Citation:||Regulates administrative punishment. Divided into 8 parts. Part 1 contains general provisions. Establishes that administrative punishments are invalid without legal basis or without proper legal proceedings. Part 2 provides for different types of administrative punishment: (1) warnings; (2) fines; (3) confiscation of illegally-gained income and property; (4) ordering of suspension of production and operation; (5) provisional suspension or revokation of permits and licences; (6) administrative detention and (7) other administrative punishments as stipulated in laws and regulations. Part 3 provides for state organs responsible for enforcing administrative punishments; Part 4 for application of administrative punishments. Part 5 regulates procedures; Part 6 execution of administrative punishments. Part 7 deals with legal liability, and Part 8 contains supplementary provisions.|