Senior Chinese leader stresses judicial reform

08:40, April 29, 2010      

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A senior Chinese leader Wednesday urged efforts to promote the reform of judicial system.


Zhou Yongkang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and also the secretary of the CPC Central Political and Legislative Affairs Committee (CPLAC), presides over a plenary meeting of CPLAC on the reform of judicial system, in Beijing, capital of China, April 28, 2010. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)

Zhou Yongkang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and also the secretary of the CPC Central Political and Legislative Affairs Committee (CPLAC), made the remark while presiding over a plenary meeting of CPLAC on the reform of judicial system.

Zhou said a full-fledged lawyer system must be put into place, with improved license system, evaluation system, incentive and punishment system. He also urged protecting the rights and interests of lawyers with supporting policies in finance, taxation, and social security.

Zhou also stressed media supervision over the judicial sector.

Source: Xinhua

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