China issues white paper on judicial reform

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 12:39

Beijing: China Tuesday issued a white paper on judicial reform.

Apart from reviewing China`s judicial system and reform process, the white paper focuses on maintaining social fairness, justice and human rights protection.

"China aims its judicial reform at strengthening its judicial organs` capability in maintaining social justice by optimizing the structure of the judicial organs and allocation of their functions and power, standardizing judicial acts, improving judicial proceedings, and enhancing judicial democracy and legal supervision," it said.

Judicial reform, an important part of China`s political system reform, remains a long and arduous task, reported Xinhua.

The white paper vows continuous efforts to strengthen reform with a goal of establishing a "just, effective and authoritative socialist judicial system with Chinese characteristics".

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First Published: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 12:39
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