|Central Military Commission
The Central Military Commission is the nation's leading military organ and commander of its armed forces. The armed forces of the PRC consist of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, the Chinese People's Armed Police Force and the Militia.
Cooperation and Political Consultation
China is a country of many peoples and many political parties. Before the state adopts important measures or makes decisions on issues having a bearing on the national economy and the people's livelihood, the CPC, as the party in power, consults with representatives of all ethnic groups, political parties and non-Party personages, and all other social sectors, in order to reach a common understanding.
Local People's Congresses and Local People's Governments
In accordance with the existing administrative divisions of the country, the people's congresses of the provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government), counties (cities) and townships (towns) are established (people's congresses at or above the county level having standing committees), and people's governments set up at all levels.
National Flag, National Emblem and National Anthem
The national flag of the PRC is a red rectangle emblazoned with five stars.
National People's Congress
The NPC, the highest organ of state power in the PRC, consists of deputies elected by all the provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government, special administrative regions and the armed forces.
The people's procuratorates in China are state organs for legal supervision. Their organization corresponds to that of the people's courts. The Procurator-General of the Supreme People? Procuratorate is Han Zhubin.
The people's courts are judicial organs of the state. The Supreme People's Court is established at the state level, higher people's courts are established in provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government, and intermediate and basic people's courts at lower levels.
Political Parties and Social Organizations
China is a country of many political parties. Apart from the CPC, which is in power, China has eight non-Communist parties. Since their founding the latter have established cooperative relations with the CPC to different extents.
President of the People's Republic of China
In combination with the NPC Standing Committee, the president of the PRC exercises his or her functions and powers as the head of state.
The State Council, the Central People's Government, is the highest state administrative body. The State Council carries out the laws enacted and decisions adopted by the NPC and its Standing Committee.
The People's Congress System
All power in China belongs to the people. The organs through which the people exercise state power are the NPC and the local people's congresses.