Central Government. US Government Structure . CCP in perspective. Mr. Hu, Secretary General Central Politburo (Standing Committee) Central Committee National Party Congress The Chinese Communist Party (CCP). NPC and its Standing Committee. Other Institutions . Who is the Chief? .
NPC and its Standing Committee
President of the PRC
“Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.”
Principle: Democratic Centralism
Any problem with this principle?
Signature: 10/27/1997 10/5/1977
Ratification: 3/27/2001 NO
Signature: 10/5/1998 10/5/1977
Ratification: NO 6/8/1992
Application and Enforcement of Laws
The qualification for being judges is low.
Limited authorities as compared with U.S. judges.
AC may decide a case without reviewing files; AC may decide a case that should be heard at the lower court.
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4598172 (Audio Clip)
Supreme Court, Congress Clash on Rulings
by Nina Totenberg