Summary Translation: CCP Party and State Institutional Reform Plan

Mar 22, 2018 · 678 words · 2-minute read #china #ccp #government document #law #translation

On March 21, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Central Committee released a document titled the Plan on Deepening Party and State Institutional Reform. Changes to the State Council and to the National People’s Congress have been summarized in previous posts.

Below, I summarize the remaining changes outlined in the document, concerning mostly party but also some state organizations. Please refer to state media for any updates.

Existing New
  • Ministry of Supervision
  • National Bureau of Corruption Prevention
  • Supreme People's Procuratorate's Anti-corruption Duties
National Supervision Commission
  • Work in the same office as the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
  • One set of work organizations, two nameplates
  • Perform both discipline inspection and supervision duties
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(a Central Leading Group for Law-based Governance was proposed at the 19th Party Congress held in October 2017)
Central Committee* for Comprehensive Law-based Governance
  • Office located in the Ministry of Justice
- Central Auditing Committee
Central Leading Group for Deepening Overall Reform Central Committee for Deepening Overall Reform
  • The working body is its Office
Central Leading Group for Cyberspace Affairs Central Committee for Cyberspace Affairs
  • The working body is its Office
Central Leading Group for Financial and Economic Affairs Central Committee for Financial and Economic Affairs
  • The working body is its Office
Central Leading Group for Foreign Affairs Central Committee for Foreign Affairs
  • The working body is its Office
- Central Leading Group for Education
  • Secretariat located in the Ministry of Education
  • Work Committee for Departments Directly Under the CPC Central Committee
  • State Organs Work Committee of the CPC Central Committee
Work Committee for Central and State Organs of the CPC Central Committee
  • CPC Central Committee Party School
  • Chinese Academy of Governance
CPC Central Committee Party School (Chinese Academy of Governance)
  • One organization, two nameplates
  • Party History Research Center, CPC Central Committee
  • Party Literature Research Center, CPC Central Committee
  • Central Compilation and Translation Bureau
Institute for Party History and Literature Research, CPC Central Committee
  • Retain the name Central Compilation Office for external purposes
  • Organization Department, CPC Central Committee
  • State Commission Office for Public Sector Reform
  • State Administration of Civil Service
Organization Department, CPC Central Committee
  • Retain the State Commission Office for Public Sector Reform but as a sub-department
  • Retain the name State Administration of Civil Service for external purposes
  • Publicity/Propaganda Department, CPC Central Committee
  • State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT)'s News Publishing and Management, Film Management Duties
Publicity/Propaganda Department, CPC Central Committee
  • Create the nameplate General Administration of Press and Publication (National Copyright Administration) for external purposes
  • Create the nameplate National Film Administration for external purposes
  • United Front Work Department, CPC Central Committee
  • State Ethnic Affairs Commission
  • State Administration for Religious Affairs
  • State Council Overseas Chinese Affairs Office
United Front Work Department, CPC Central Committee
  • Retain the State Ethnic Affairs Commission as part of the State Council, but hand supervisory duties to the United Front Work Department
  • Retain the name State Administration for Religious Affairs for external purposes
  • Retain the name State Council Overseas Chinese Affairs Office for external purposes
National Computer Network and Information Security Management Center
  • Under the administration of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
National Computer Network and Information Security Management Center
  • Under the administration of the Office of the Central Committee for Cyberspace Affairs
  • CPC Central Committee Foreign Affairs Committee and Its Office
  • Central Leading Group for Safeguarding Maritime Rights and Interests
CPC Central Committee Foreign Affairs Committee and Its Office
  • Retain the Office of the Central Leading Group for Safeguarding Maritime Rights and Interests but as a sub-department
  • Political and Legal Affairs Committee, CPC Central Committee
  • Central Public Security Comprehensive Management Commission and Its Office
  • Central Leading Group for Maintaining Stability and Its Office
  • Central Leading Group for Preventing and Handling Cult Issues and Its Office's Duties of Coordinating Cult Prevention Efforts between Departments, Making Policy Suggestions to the Party, and Coordinating Response to Major Emergencies
Political and Legal Affairs Committee, CPC Central Committee
  • Ministry of Public Security
  • Central Leading Group for Preventing and Handling Cult Issues and Its Office's Duties of Collecting Information on Cults, Analyzing Their Impact on Public Security, and Cracking Down on Cults' Illegal and Criminal Activity in Accordance with the Law
Ministry of Public Security

Following People’s Daily, I’m translating the newly established 中央委员会 as Central Committees. Others prefer “Central Commissions,” given their elevated status.