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President Xi Jinping signed an amnesty on 29


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2019-07-01

On the 29th, the 11th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress adopted the decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on granting amnesty to some criminals serving sentences on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the the People's Republic of China, and granting amnesty to nine categories of criminals serving sentences. Amnesty will be granted to nine categories of criminals who are serving sentences issued by the people's court before January 1, 2019: 1. who have participated in the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japan and the Chinese people's war of liberation; after the establishment of the 2. the People's Republic of China, they have participated in foreign operations to safeguard national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity; after the establishment of the 3. the People's Republic of China, those who have made great contributions to the construction of major national projects and have won honorary titles such as "Model Worker", "Advanced Worker", and "May 1st Labor Medal" at or above the provincial and ministerial level; 4. have been active military personnel and have received personal first-class merit or above; 5. have been sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of less than three years or the remaining sentence of less than one year due to excessive defense or avoidance; 6. over 75 years old, severely disabled and unable to self-care; the 7. was under the age of 18 at the time of the crime and was sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not more than three years or the remaining sentence was less than one year; the 8. was widowed and had minor children or children with severe physical disabilities and unable to take care of themselves, and the woman who really needs to be raised by herself was sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not more than three years or the remaining sentence was less than one year; the 9. was ruled that the parole had executed for more than 1/5 parole, Or was sentenced to control. In addition, the amnesty order stipulates that among the above nine categories of objects, there is no amnesty under any of the following circumstances: among the nine categories of objects in the first 2. of 3. of the 1., 4. 7. 8. are crimes of corruption and bribery, crimes committed by soldiers violating their duties, intentional homicide, rape, robbery, kidnapping, arson, explosion, throwing dangerous substances or organized violent crimes, underworld organized crimes, drug trafficking crimes, and crimes endangering national security, criminals of terrorist activities, principal offenders of other organized crimes, recidivists; those who 2. the remaining sentence of more than ten years among the nine categories of 3. 4. in the first 2. and are still in the period of life imprisonment and death penalty suspension; 3. who have been pardoned and sentenced for crimes; 4. who do not plead guilty and repent; 5. who have been assessed as having real social danger. The chairman's amnesty order pointed out that on June 29, 2019, criminals who meet the above-mentioned conditions will be released after the people's court makes a ruling in accordance with the law. In response to a reporter's question, Lang Sheng, deputy director of the legal Affairs Commission of the NPC standing Committee, stressed that amnesty, as a constitutional system, had been granted seven times after the founding of New China and before 1975. The 1954 Constitution, the 1978 Constitution and the 1982 Constitution all have provisions. But we have not applied this system in 40 years from 1975 to now. At this historical moment when the whole country commemorates the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Anti-Japanese War and the World Anti-Fascist War, in order to reflect the superiority of our system, the self-confidence of the system, and the inspiration of the system, in order to help resolve all negative factors, mobilize positive factors, and build social harmony Harmony and harmony demonstrate the appeal of benevolent government, this time the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress made a decision to pardon some criminals.

On the 29th, the 11th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress adopted the decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on granting amnesty to some criminals serving sentences on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the the People's Republic of China, and granting amnesty to nine categories of criminals serving sentences. Amnesty will be granted to nine categories of criminals who are serving sentences in the effective judgment made by the people's court before January 1, 2019:

1. participated in the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the Chinese People's War of Liberation;

After the establishment of the 2. the People's Republic of China, it has participated in foreign operations to defend national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity;

After the establishment of the 3. the People's Republic of China, he has made great contributions to the construction of major national projects and won the honorary titles of "model worker", "advanced worker" and "May 1st Labor Medal" at or above the provincial and ministerial level;

Those who have 4. been active military personnel and have received personal awards of first-class merit or above;

5. sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not more than three years or the remaining term of his sentence of not more than one year for excessive defense or avoidance;

6. who has reached the age of 75 and is severely disabled and unable to take care of themselves;

If the 7. is under the age of 18 at the time of the crime and is sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not more than three years or the remaining term of his sentence is not more than one year;

A 8. who is widowed and has a minor child or a child who is seriously disabled and unable to take care of herself, and who really needs to be brought up by herself, is sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not more than three years or the remaining term of her sentence is not more than one year;

9. who has been ruled to be released on parole for more than 1/5 days, or who has been sentenced to public surveillance.

And the amnesty decree stipulates that among the nine categories of objects mentioned above, no amnesty shall be granted under any of the following circumstances:

Among the nine categories of the second and 3. 4. 7. 8. of the 1., they are crimes of corruption and bribery, crimes committed by soldiers in violation of their duties, intentional homicide, rape, robbery, kidnapping, arson, explosion, throwing dangerous substances or organized violent crimes, and organized crimes of the nature of the underworld. Crimes, drug trafficking crimes, crimes endangering national security, criminals in terrorist activities, principal offenders of other organized crimes, recidivists;

Those who have a remaining sentence of more than 10 years among the nine categories of 3. 4. in the first 2. of 2. and are still in the period of life imprisonment and death penalty with a suspension of execution;

3. who has been pardoned and sentenced for a crime;

4. who repents without confession;

5. assessed as having real social risk.

The chairman's amnesty order pointed out that on June 29, 2019, criminals who meet the above-mentioned conditions will be released after the people's court makes a ruling in accordance with the law.

In response to a reporter's question, Lang Sheng, deputy director of the legal Affairs Commission of the NPC standing Committee, stressed that amnesty, as a constitutional system, had been granted seven times after the founding of New China and before 1975. The 1954 Constitution, the 1978 Constitution and the 1982 Constitution all have provisions. But we have not applied this system in 40 years from 1975 to now. At this historical moment when the whole country commemorates the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Anti-Japanese War and the World Anti-Fascist War, in order to reflect the superiority of our system, the self-confidence of the system, and the inspiration of the system, in order to help resolve all negative factors, mobilize positive factors, and build social harmony Harmony and harmony demonstrate the appeal of benevolent government, this time the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress made a decision to pardon some criminals.

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