Practice Relating to Rule 91. Corporal Punishment
China’s Prison Law (1994) states:
The people’s police of a prison shall not commit any of the following acts:
(3) to use torture to coerce a confession, or to use corporal punishment, or to maltreat a prisoner;
If the people’s police of a prison commit any act specified in the preceding paragraph and the case constitutes a crime, the offenders shall be investigated for criminal responsibility; if the case does not constitute a crime, the offenders shall be given administrative sanctions.