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Laojiao to be limited: adviser

Updated: 2013-01-21 07:57
By Zhao Yinan ( China Daily)

Laojiao to be limited: adviser

Re-education through labor system expected to be abolished this year

The use of the controversial laojiao system will be tightly restricted, with lawmakers expected to approve its abolition this year, a top government legal adviser has confirmed.

Chen Jiping, deputy director of the China Law Society, said the changes to laojiao, or re-education through labor, announced at the national political and legal work conference on Jan 7, are imminent.

Laojiao to be limited: adviser

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