The People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China has issued nine categorized provisions on the duties and operational procedures for its headquarters of different branches or at regional levels.
Under the order of the Central Military Commission Chairman Hu Jintao, the new provisions took effect on Tuesday, the CMC said in a statement Wednesday.
The new statutes are detailed replenishment to the regulations on the PLA headquarters' commanding work issued in 2006.
The Headquarters of the PLA General Staff said the new provisions aimed at improving the contents and commanding methods of headquarters to better handle military operations in the information age and speeding up emergency response of China's armed forces. Source: Xinhuahttp://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2009-12/03/content_396462.htm