State Environmental Protection Administration of China Issues Measures for the Supervision and Inspection of National Nature Reserves
Regarding the various problems existing in the nature reserves, the State Environmental Protection Administration of China put into effect the Measures of Supervision and Inspection of National Nature Reserves on Dec. 1, 2006. According to the Measures, the Evaluation Committee of National Nature Reserves will be established, who will make regular evaluations on the construction and administration of the national nature reserves and give suggestions for rectification and improvement accordingly. This kind of regular evaluation should be conducted at least once in every five years.
In addition, the Measures stipulates that the departments of environmental protection administration will carry out inspection of the national nature reserves following the instruction of the law, which includes regular inspection, special inspection, selective inspection, investigation of specific cases, etc.