Gao Zicheng, a deputy to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, and president of the Beijing Lawyers Association, hailed the passage of China's Civil Code during a recent interview, calling it a milestone in the process of building rule of law in the country.
Tang Yijun, a deputy to the National People's Congress and minister of justice, said during a recent interview with People's Daily that the ministry would loyally perform its duty, take the initiative, strengthen overall coordination, and ensure implementation in order to expedite the building of rule of law in China and advance modernization of the governance system and governance capabilities.
The Ministry of Justice recently released its annual report on building a law-based government, stating that progress was made in all the aspects in 2019.
A joint press conference on releasing a guideline on law-based punishment against illicit behaviors and crimes impeding epidemic prevention and control was held in Beijing on Feb 10.
Wang Chen, vice chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, Friday stressed law-based epidemic control work to provide legal support for winning the battle against the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Fu Zhenghua, deputy director of the Office of the Commission for Overall Law-based Governance of the CPC Central Committee and the Minister of Justice, on Aug 24 hosted a study-session of CPC Central Committee General Secretary Xi Jinping's keynote speech at the first meeting of the commission.
Fu Zhenghua, deputy director of the office and the Minister of Justice, presided over the meeting and delivered a speech.