Decision of Pudong New Area Regulations

Xinmin Evening News (Chief Correspondent Yao Liping) Pudong, which stands at 30, takes the heaviest burden, gnaws at the hardest bones, and gets the most powerful legal protection! This morning, the 32nd meeting of the Standing Committee of the 15th Municipal People’s Congress voted and passed the “Decision of the Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress on Strengthening the Pudong New Area’s High-Level Reform and Opening up of the Rule of Law to Guarantee the Establishment of Pudong New Area Regulations”, which will be implemented today and support Pudong’s bold experimentation in accordance with the law. , Boldly break and change independently.

Decision of Pudong New Area Regulations
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A new term: Pudong New Area Regulations

This month, the 29th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress voted and passed the “Decision on Authorizing the Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress and its Standing Committee to formulate Pudong New Area laws and regulations.” Today, in accordance with the authorization of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, the Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress made a decision to support the high-level reform and opening up of the Pudong New Area.

A new term-Pudong New Area Regulations, has entered the public eye. As a result, Shanghai has two types of local legislation of different nature. One is the local laws and regulations applicable to the whole of Shanghai, and the other is the laws and regulations formulated specifically for Pudong, which are implemented in the Pudong New Area.

“This is the first time that the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress has authorized Shanghai to apply national laws and administrative regulations in Pudong New Area. This is a major reform and innovation of my country’s legislative system in the new era.” said Ding Wei, director of the Legal Work Committee of the Standing Committee of the Municipal People’s Congress.

Caption: On the morning of June 8, the 29th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress held a group meeting. Xinhuanet
A new path: major reforms are supported by law

Reform will inevitably break through the existing framework and promote high-level reform and opening up. How to coordinate and synchronize reform decisions and legislative decisions?

According to today’s decision, the Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress and its Standing Committee are based on the practical needs of Pudong’s reform and innovation.

Follow the constitutional provisions and basic laws and administrative rules to formulate Pudong New Area regulations, which can make modifications to laws, administrative regulations, and departmental rules; support Pudong to establish and improve the implementation and evaluation mechanism of management measures for areas where there are no laws, regulations or clear regulations. , And put forward suggestions for transforming into laws and regulations.

At the same time, to maintain the unification of the national legal system, the Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress and its Standing Committee should report the Pudong New Area regulations to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress and the State Council respectively for the record in accordance with the Legislation Law, and explain the changes made to laws, administrative regulations, and departmental rules. .

From then on, based on today’s decision, the formulation of special regulations for Pudong’s reform and development, so that major reforms can be based on law, has undoubtedly expanded a new path to the rule of law-Pudong New Area’s development and opening up system supply capacity has been unprecedentedly improved. The reform and development of the new district and even Shanghai have provided unprecedented opportunities to continuously promote Shanghai’s historical mission as a pioneer in reform and opening up and a pioneer in innovation and development.