China's law enforcement departments earnestly carried out their duties to resolve social contradictions this year and were fair in implementing the law, senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Zhou Yongkang said Monday.
Zhou, a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Political Bureau, made the remarks in Beijing at the 16th plenary conference of the Central Political Science and Law Commission.
In 2011, efforts should be made to create a harmonious social environment, a fair and just environment for governance by law, and excellent and efficient conditions for the implementation of the Twelfth Five-year Program on National Economic and Social Development, said the official, who concurrently serves as the secretary of the Central Political Science and Law Commission.
He called for serious study and implementation of the essence of the recent Fifth Plenary Session of the Seventeenth CPC Central Committee and the just-concluded Central Economic Work Conference.
Zhou said, under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, law enforcement departments contributed significantly to consolidating the achievements in combating the global financial crisis and to the fulfillment of targets set for the past five years.
The first year of China's next five-year plan period is 2011, and law-enforcement departments must make their work conform with the five-year plan, he said.
Law-enforcement departments must also increase their ability to serve the nation's social and economic development, he added.
The must also safeguard social harmony and stability and ensure social fairness and justice, the official said.
The meeting also decided to hold a national conference on procuratorate, judicial and public security work in the near future.
Present at the meeting were CPC Central Committee Political Bureau member Wang Lequan and State Councilor Meng Jianzhu, who are both deputy secretaries of the Central Political Science and Law Commission.
Also present were Wang Shengjun, president of the Supreme People's Court, and Cao Jianming, procurator-general of the Supreme People's Procuratorate. Source: Xinhuahttp://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2010-12/14/nw.D110000renmrb_20101214_5-01.htm