BEIJING, May 8 (Xinhua) -- China has released a provisional regulation to improve the procedure for making major administrative decisions, according to a State Council order signed by Premier Li Keqiang.
The regulation, made public Wednesday, stipulated the rules for procedures such as public participation, feasibility study by experts and risk evaluation.
All major decisions must receive legality review, be discussed and adopted by the whole leadership of the administrative body concerned, according to the regulation.
The document clarified that its rules will be applied to major administrative decisions on issues such as major public policies and major public construction projects.
Procedures for altering such administrative decisions and the system of accountability for serious mistakes or delays in the decision-making process were also included in the document.
It also stressed exercising the leadership of the Communist Party of China at every point in the process.
The regulation will take effect on Sept. 1.