Probably. Can't blame her. After all, she is IN THE SYSTEM.Your cousin is afraid that if you do something bad, she will be implicated. Generally speaking, if necessary, the police will find you instead of reporting to the police.
Technologies are all there. As the same everywhere else, improving the quality of public services is usually not of a high priority for politicians until there is enough complain.Considering everything is managed digitally in China, can’t there be an app or wechat sub-app that can automatically notify the authorities of your location in compliance with local laws. Documents can be stored on the phone and if they need any updated documents or pictures, a person could just do it all from their phones.