The announcement shows China's sincerity and determination to pursue its path of peaceful development, as well as China's responsible attitude in promoting international arms control and disarmament.
The new amendment improves the sentencing system to crack down on those seeking to subvert justice and will be conducive to enforcing the anti-corruption campaign.
China's prisoner amnesty is a sound combination of humanitarian practice and implementation of the rule of law. The amnesty is also in line with the Criminal Law that was amended in 2011.
Any violations of a restraining order will be subject to a fine of up to 1,000 yuan ($156.5) or detention of up to 15 days. A restraining order will be effective for six months.
President Xi Jinping stressed that local governments and Party committees at all levels should focus on the new situations and new problems encountered during the comprehensive deepening of reform.
Such immediate family corruption is more harmful than the ordinary trade between money and power, because it results in more serious corruption and undermines the rule of law and market order.