Criminal Reform
in China

Information Office of the State Council
Of the People's Republic of China
August 1992, Beijing

Contents

Foreword

I. China's basic principles of criminal reform

II. Guaranteeing the rights of criminals

III. Reform of criminals through labour

IV. Legal, moral, cultural and technical education of criminals

V. Changing criminals through methods of persuasion

VI. Humane handling of prisoners in accordance with the law

VII. Carrying out the punishment of criminals

VIII. Employment, resettlement, education and protection for convicts who have served their term and been released