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China Appoints New Minister of Justice

Mon, 17 Apr 2023
Categories: China Legal Trends

The new Minister of Justice is Ms. He Rong (贺荣), who was previously the Vice President of China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC).

In February 2023, Chinese President Xi Jinping removed Tang Yijun (唐一军) from his post as Minister of Justice and appointed He Rong as Minister of Justice in accordance with the decision of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on 24 Feb. 2023.

Born in October 1962, Ms. He Rong received her Bachelor’s degree in Law from China University of Political Science and Law in 1984 and a Doctorate degree in Law in 2006.

Ms. He Rong served as a Judge and President of Beijing Second Intermediate People’s Court and Beijing High People’s Court, and served as the Vice President of the SPC in 2013.



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Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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