We will fulfill our legal oversight duties in comprehensively promoting law-based governance

2022-06-14 0 By

The Resolution of the sixth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee, adopted by People’s Daily (07th edition on February 18, 2022), clearly stated that the “Two establishment” is of decisive significance for the development of the Party and the country in the new era and for promoting the historical process of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.To further unify their thinking, will and actions, and better perform their duties and missions, the procuratorial forces must resolutely safeguard the “two establishment” and earnestly safeguard the “two protection”.Local procuratorial organs must earnestly implement the decisions and arrangements of the CPC Central Committee, faithfully perform their legal oversight duties in accordance with the law, and better promote economic and social development. They must thoroughly study and implement Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and Xi Jinping Thought on the rule of law, and make greater efforts to gain a thorough understanding of the situation and act with sincerity.We will strive to translate the learning results into a commitment to firmly believe in the rule of law, fulfill our statutory responsibilities, and fulfill the purpose of serving the people.Xi Jinping Thought on the rule of law profoundly clarifies the important role of the rule of law in promoting the modernization of China’s governance system and capacity.General Secretary Xi Jinping has taken into account the overall strategic vision of the Great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the profound changes unseen in the world in a century. He has analyzed the evolution mechanism and explored the laws of history from the perspective of history, the tide of The Times and the global landscape. He has clearly pointed out that “when the rule of law thrives, the country thrives; when the rule of law fails, the country suffers chaos.When will we attach importance to the rule of law, and when will we ensure peace and prosperity for the country and the people?When the rule of law is ignored and relaxed, when the country is in chaos and the people complain.””The rule of law in an all-round way is both an important part of and an important guarantee for the realization of the two Centenary Goals and the Chinese Dream of great national renewal.”The rule of law is an important support for China’s governance system and capacity, and provides a fundamental, overarching and long-term institutional guarantee for the development of the cause of the Party and the country.At present, China is at a critical stage of realizing the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, and profound changes unseen in a century are accelerating in the world.Completed the conquest of the new task of heavy reform, development and stability, to better play to the rule of law is fundamental, stabilizing expectations, the long-term effect, promote the rule of law in an all-round way, the effective protection of national governance system systematic, standardization, harmony, stability, better guide social expectations, adjusting social relations, resolving social contradictions, regulate the social order, social consensus.Accelerating the formation of a strict system of oversight over the rule of law embodies the inherent requirement of advancing the rule of law in all respects.Our Party has made it clear that it will speed up the formation of a strict system of legal supervision, which it regards as an important part of the socialist system of rule of law with Chinese characteristics.General Secretary Xi Jinping attaches great importance to strengthening the supervision function of the rule of law, stressing that “power without supervision inevitably leads to corruption. This is an iron law.”Strengthening supervision is a necessary measure to put an end to lax law enforcement and unfair judicature.We must follow the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on the rule of law, systematically study, plan and solve prominent problems in the field of the rule of law that the people feel strongly about, accurately grasp the specific manifestations and underlying causes of lax law enforcement and judicial injustice, and constantly deepen our understanding of strengthening oversight of the rule of law.Xi Jinping pointed out that “the most important thing for the professional conscience of political and judicial organs is to enforce the law for the people.””If you do not believe in the rule of law and have no resolve to uphold the rule of law, you will be unable to resist temptation and interference in the face of power, money, favors and connections.”The legal supervision of procuratorial organs is an important part of the party and state supervision system.We need to recognize and solve the problems of lax law enforcement and unfair administration of justice from an institutional level, and accelerate the formation of a strict system of legal oversight.On the new journey, the procuratorial organs must perform their duties of legal supervision entrusted by the Constitution and law in order to better safeguard social fairness and justice and safeguard judicial fairness and credibility.To strengthen the procuratorial organ’s legal supervision is of great significance to accelerate the formation of a strict legal supervision system.The people’s Procuratorate is the legal supervision organ of the state, and the legal supervision of the procuratorial organ has the characteristics of specialization and precision.General Secretary Xi Jinping has given a series of important instructions on procuratorial work, profoundly clarifying the constitutional orientation, main responsibilities and basic tasks of procuratorial organs’ legal supervision, and guiding the way for the innovative development of the people’s procuratorial cause.We must thoroughly study and implement Xi Jinping Thought on the rule of law, strengthen oversight over criminal case filing, investigation and trial activities, and continue to focus on oversight in handling cases.We will give full play to the role of inspection posts in procuratorial offices, standardize the application of coercive measures and investigative means, and effectively protect human rights.We will implement the principle of mutual coordination and restraint between procuratorial organs and supervisory organs in handling job-related crimes.We promptly corrected cases where conviction and sentencing were obviously inappropriate and trial procedures were seriously illegal, and improved oversight of criminal enforcement, oversight and law enforcement.We will carry out targeted oversight of civil proceedings, make oversight more proactive, precise, and effective, and help resolve problems that are difficult to enforce in accordance with the law.We will comprehensively deepen administrative procuratorial oversight, encourage judicial bodies to adjudicate cases in accordance with the law, and carry out substantive settlement of administrative disputes.We will actively yet prudently carry out procuratorial work on public interest litigation, and increase the handling of public interest litigation cases in key areas such as ecological environment and resource protection.Improve the mechanism of trial supervision and strengthen supervision over the exercise of discretionary power in trial work.(The writer is the Procurator-general of the People’s Procuratorate of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region)