The General Office of the State Council issues the Reform Plan for the Division of Financial Power and Expenditure Responsibility between Central and Local Governments in the Field of Transportation

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 The General Office of the State Council issues the Reform Plan for the Division of Financial Power and Expenditure Responsibility between Central and Local Governments in the Field of Transportation


Peoples governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government, ministries and commissions of the State Council and directly affiliated institutions:

June 26, 2019

Reform Plan of Expenditure Responsibility Division

I. Overall requirements

(2) Basic principles.

u2014u2014 Fully mobilize the enthusiasm of all parties. On the basis of improving the central decision-making and local execution mechanism, we should appropriately strengthen the central governments responsibility and ability to undertake basic public services in transportation, implement the responsibilities of local government within the scope of central authority, give full play to the advantages and enthusiasm of local governments regional management, and ensure the implementation of reform initiatives.

u2014u2014 Follow the development law of transportation industry. Taking full account of the characteristics of the industry, we should summarize and confirm the matters that are in good operation, effective management and in accordance with the laws of the development of the industry, adjust and improve the existing problems, and steadily promote relevant reforms.

According to the Guiding Opinion of the State Council on Promoting the Reform of the Division of Financial Power and Expenditure Responsibility between the Central and Local Levels (Guofa [2016] 49), according to the above general requirements and the characteristics of traffic and transportation work, the central and local financial powers in six aspects, namely, highway, waterway, railway, civil aviation, postal service and comprehensive transportation, are divided. Expenditure liability.

(1) The central financial authority.

4. Civil aviation. (1) Air traffic management. The central government assumes the responsibility of special planning, policy decision, supervision and evaluation, and the specific implementation matters shall be implemented by the central government. (2) Civil aviation safety management. The central government undertakes the responsibility of policy decision, supervision and evaluation, and the specific implementation matters are implemented by the central government (including central enterprises). (3) Construction and operation of special task fleet. The central government assumes corresponding management responsibilities, and the specific implementation matters are implemented by the central government (including central enterprises). (4) Major and emergency air transport. The central government undertakes the responsibilities of policy decision, supervision and evaluation, and the specific implementation matters are implemented by the central government (including central enterprises). The central government (including the central enterprises) shall bear the responsibility for expenditure on the aforementioned civil aviation matters.

5. Post. (1) The backbone network of universal and special postal services. The central government undertakes the responsibility of special planning, policy decision, supervision and evaluation. The specific implementation items of construction, maintenance, management and operation are implemented by the central government (including central enterprises). (2) Mail and express inbound and outbound facilities. The central government undertakes the responsibility of special planning, policy decision, supervision and evaluation. Specific implementation items such as construction, maintenance, management and operation are implemented by the central government (including central enterprises) or entrusted to local governments. (3) Other matters. The central government is responsible for ensuring the security of postal communications and information. The central government (including the central enterprises) shall bear the responsibility for the expenditure of the aforementioned postal matters.

1. Highway. (1) National Port Highway. The central government assumes the responsibility of special planning, policy decision, supervision and evaluation. The specific implementation items of construction, maintenance, management and operation are implemented by the local government. (2) National regional road emergency equipment material reserve. The central government assumes the responsibility of special planning, policy decision, supervision and evaluation, and the specific implementation matters shall be implemented by the local authorities. The central and local governments shall share the responsibility for expenditure in the above-mentioned highway areas.

6. Comprehensive transportation. (1) Adjustment of transport structure, national comprehensive transport hub and collection and distribution system. The central government undertakes the responsibility of special planning, policy decision, supervision and evaluation. Specific implementation matters such as construction, maintenance, management and operation are implemented jointly by the central government (including central enterprises) and the local government. (2) Comprehensive traffic emergency protection. The central and local governments are jointly responsible for public service of emergency transportation, civil-military integration, capacity-building and management of national defense transportation mobilization, and transportation support of state special key materials. (3) Integrated transportation industry management informationization. The central government undertakes the responsibility of special planning, policy decision, supervision and evaluation. The specific implementation items of construction, maintenance, management and operation are implemented by the local government. The central government (including the central enterprises) and the local governments shall share the responsibility for expenditure in the above-mentioned comprehensive transportation areas.

2. Waterways. (1) Other inland waterways, public anchorages of inland ports and land-island traffic terminals. Local governments are responsible for special planning, policy decisions, supervision and evaluation, and for the implementation of specific matters such as construction, maintenance, management and operation. (2) Safety testing facilities for passenger terminals and management of rural water passenger ferry. Local governments are responsible for special planning, policy decisions, supervision and evaluation, and for the implementation of specific matters such as construction, maintenance, management and operation. (3) Water safety supervision and search and rescue in local management areas. The local government undertakes the implementation of specific matters. Local governments are responsible for the expenditure of the aforementioned waterways.

4. Civil aviation. The local government undertakes the relevant responsibilities of the general airport, mainly including the general airport layout and construction planning, relevant approval work within its administrative region, and is responsible for the implementation of the construction, maintenance and operation of the general airport (except for all the general airports owned by the Civil Aviation Administration and its affiliated enterprises and institutions), and assumes the corresponding expenditure responsibility. Ren.

In addition, the local authorities shall assume financial powers and expenditure responsibilities for the construction of local performance capacity in the fields of highways, waterways, railways, civil aviation, postal services and comprehensive transportation, mainly including major research on major issues carried out by local authorities in relevant fields in fulfilling their industrial management responsibilities, formulation of relevant local policies, regulations and local standards, and formulation of local standards within their respective administrative areas. Industry supervision, industry statistics and operation monitoring within the administrative region, emergency transportation public service and other matters.

The division of financial powers and expenditure responsibilities between the Central Committee and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps shall be carried out in accordance with the principle of division between the Central Committee and the Local Government, and the fiscal support policy shall be implemented in principle with reference to Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and due consideration shall be given to the special factors of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. Other matters not listed in the field of transportation shall be specifically determined in accordance with the overall requirements and characteristics of the reform.

III. Matching Measures

(2) Implementing expenditure responsibility and strengthening investment guarantee. All regions and departments concerned shall make budgetary arrangements and investment plans in accordance with the provisions of this plan, and earnestly implement expenditure responsibilities. For those who belong to the local financial powers, in principle, local governments should ensure that the expenditure responsibilities undertaken by local governments are in place through their own financial arrangements. If there is a gap between revenue and expenditure for local governments to fulfill their financial powers and expenditure responsibilities, the higher government can provide certain financial support according to the development goals of different periods.

(5) Improving the supporting system and promoting the standardized operation. All regions and departments concerned should, on the basis of a comprehensive and systematic review of the relevant legal systems concerning financial powers in the field of transportation, promptly revise relevant management systems, promote research and improvement of relevant laws, regulations and departmental rules, and gradually realize the legalization and standardization of the division of financial powers and expenditure responsibilities in the field of transportation.

This program will be implemented from January 1, 2020.