BEIJING - China has announced that important progress was achieved in advancing the building of a law-based government.
According to the Ministry of Justice, a mechanism for conducting checks and oversight over the exercise of administrative power has been put in place.
China has seen a refined government information disclosure system and a significant decline in illegal administrative actions, it added.
The ministry's statistics showed that in 2020, a total of 242,000 administrative review cases were handled, with 14.6 percent of those had been ordered to be rectified.
Official data of last year also showed year-on-year decreases of 11 percent and 7.4 percent in regard to the numbers of administrative actions ordered to be rectified through the processes of administrative reconsideration and court review, respectively.