To regulate religious personnel management and ensure religious personnel legal interest, the solutions are formulated according to the Regulations on Religious Affairs.
To ensure foreigners’ freedom of religious faith within the territory of the People’ s Republic of China and maintain public interests, the regulations are formulated according to the Constitution of the People’ s Republic of China.
The National Religious Affairs Administration issued the Decree No. 13， the Administrative Regulations for Religious Groups on November 20, 2019 which will come into effect on February 1, 2020.
Buddhism and Taoism with a long history have numerous believers in China. The development of Buddhism and Taoism is generally stable in recent years. But some problems have been increasingly emerging under the new circumstances. The strongest social response among them is their commercialization.
In the new historical situation, to deeply implement religious spirit of working conference around the country in 2016, further strengthen Buddhism’ s style of work, actively practice core socialist values, carry forward excellent traditional Chinese culture, and forcefully promote sound development of Buddhist career, the Six Good proposals are advocated to the Buddhist circle of the whole country specially.
The newly revised Regulations on Religious Affairs has already been implemented since February 1, 2018. The regulations adopt various measures to contain religious commercialization and further regulate financial management of religious fields.