China to put use of public power under close supervision: NSC official

BEIJING - China will further improve the supervision system in 2019 to oversee the use of public power and everyone working in the public sector who exercises public power, according to an official with the National Supervisory Commission (NSC).

Gao Fengli, an official with the general office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) and the National Supervisory Commission (NSC), made the remarks in an interview posted on the official website of the CCDI and the NSC on Monday.

The power of supervision should be exercised in strict accordance with laws, Gao said, adding that efforts will be made to standardize regulations concerning discipline inspection and supervision, and improve the unified work mechanisms for discipline inspection and law enforcement.

Moreover, the official stressed efforts to advance the legislation of laws for administrative punishment and supervision officers respectively, as well as the formulation of regulations for law enforcement work by supervisory agencies.

Gao said the power of discipline inspection and supervision should be exercised in an institutional cage and violations of disciplines and laws by discipline inspectors and law enforcers won't be tolerated.