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Top legislator asks for stronger procuracy efforts to combat corruption

Update: January, 09/2019 - 09:00
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân speaks at the procuracy sector's conference in Hà Nội to launch missions for 2019, the top legislator hailed the sector for achievements made in 2018.— VNA/VNS Photo Trọng Đức

HÀ NỘI — National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân yesterday called on the procuracy sector to tackle serious corruption and economic cases, and exert greater efforts to promote anti-corruption. 

Addressing the sector’s conference in Hà Nội to launch missions for 2019, the top legislator hailed the sector for achievements made in 2018. 

She also called for higher efficiency, asking the sector to effectively implement guidelines of the Party, and policies and laws of the State as well as resolutions of the NA. 

Attention should be paid to improving the quality of exercising the power to prosecute, ensuring the right people are prosecuted with proper counts, the top legislator said. 

“The sector should take the initiative by proposing solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of judicial monitoring to ensure all crimes are detected and handled promptly and strictly,” Ngân said. 

She also asked the sector to implement measures to recover assets in corruption cases, and to combat corruption and economic crimes.

The Supreme People’s Procuracy needed to be an effective tool to prevent acts of infringing on judicial activities and acts of corruption, contributing to building an unblemished, strong and effective judicial agencies to strengthen people’s belief in justice, Ngân said. 

At the same time, the sector needed to co-ordinate with the People’s Supreme Court, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Justice and relevant agencies to guide the enforcement of laws.

In 2018, the People’s Procuracy prosecuted 320 criminal cases. In addition, a series of solutions were implemented to improve the investigation and handling of criminal cases. Enhancing inspection in other judicial activities were also prioritised. — VNS

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