Chinese courts adjudicate nearly 72 mln yuan for state compensation in past two years: report

13:24, July 14, 2011      

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China has improved the state compensation system and the courts have adjudicated nearly 72 million yuan for state compensation in the past two years, says a report released on Thursday by China's State Council Information Office (SCIO).

Titled Assessment Report on the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2009-2010), the report says people's courts at all levels in China have adjudicated 2,950 cases of claiming state compensation in the last two years, among which the decision to compensate was made in 805 cases, involving a total amount of 71.71 million yuan.

In April 2010, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress approved the Decision on Revising the Law of the People's Republic of China on State Compensation.

The Decision further smoothes the channels for claiming state compensation, improves the compensation procedures, clarifies the scope and standards of compensation, and straightens out the compensation management and payment mechanism, according to the report.

To ensure the effective implementation of the State Compensation Law, related departments have formulated and revised relevant administrative laws and regulations and judicial interpretations, it says.

In March 2009, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate jointly issued Some Opinions on Carrying Out Relief Work for Crime Victims.

In addition, people's courts have expanded the scope of judicial aid and approved the reduction, deferral or exemption of litigation fees in 547,000 cases, the report says.

In April 2009, the SCIO published the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2009-2010). It is China's first national plan on the theme of human rights.

The 56-page report made an overall assessment of the implementation of the Action Plan. It also specified China's efforts on implementing the plan to safeguarding people's economic, social and cultural rights, people's civil and political rights, as well as promoting the cause of human rights in other spheres.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
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