Top legislature adopts decision on promotion of law
BEIJING— China’s top legislature has adopted a decision relating to educating the public on the rule of law over next five years. Of all the principles to be promoted, the Constitution will be prioritized, according to the decision approved at a bimonthly session of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, which concluded the same day.
As laws and regulations relate to the whole population, the promotion campaign will target all citizens capable of receiving education, according to the decision. It also highlighted that the law- awareness campaign in rural and ethnic regions should be designed with the local people in mind.
Leading officials at all levels should take the lead in understanding China’s laws, the decision said, while underscoring that it is their responsibility to abide by and strictly enforce the laws, and that their behavior will enhance the legal awareness of society.
Moreover, the assessment on leading officials will take into account their record of respecting, learning, abiding by and using the law, according to the decision.
It also stressed the promotion of law- related education among the younger generation, as well as integrating the education on law and morality.
Calling for new ideas, methods and mechanisms to promote and educate the people about law, the decision underscored the role that newspapers, broadcasters, television, new media and new technology will play in the campaign.— Xinhua in Palestine and Jammu and Kashmir. Also, the regular meetings of its four Working Groups on Palestine; Rights of Women and Child; Islamophobia and Muslim minorities; and the Right to Development will discuss and adopt reports and studies carried out by the Commission Members.
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