Directive clarifies punishment for cross-border crimes
The Supreme People’s Court, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, the Ministry of Public Security and the National Immigration Administration jointly issued a directive on punishing violations of border administration on June 30.
The directive clarifies the general requirements as well as application of laws and policies in punishing violations of border administration. The functional roles of different institutions should be given full play in identifying crimes and intensifying punishments for organizers, transporters, key members of criminal groups, and repeat offenders so that border administration order and the people’s legitimate rights and interests were secured, the directive states.
News from: Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China.