The National People's Congress and its standing committee has passed 110 laws over the past five years. This has developed a socialist law system with Chinese characteristics, with the Constitution as the core.
Vice chairmen of the NPC Law Committee Qiao Xiaoyang says the ninth NPC session passed a batch of important laws indispensable to a complete legal system and laws applicable to the socialist market economy. It also amended laws which run against WTO regulations and drafted out significant laws on supervision and civil codes.
(People's Daily February 18, 2003)