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Name: Law of the People's Republic of China on Administrative Penalty (PRC Presidential Order No. 63 of 1996).
Country: China
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-03-17
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial translation, 10 p.
ISN: CHN-1996-L-64047
Bibliography: Unofficial translation, 10 p.
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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.

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