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Top court to take closer look at death sentences

By Zhu Zhe | China Daily | Updated: 2006-12-29 07:00

The Supreme People's Court will now take a closer look at death sentences passed by the local courts.

From January 1, it will review all death sentences in the country.

Preparations have progressed smoothly, and the court is "basically ready" to exercise the right to review and make final decisions on all death sentence cases in the country, Supreme People's Court President Xiao Yang said yesterday.

Top court to take closer look at death sentences

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