CHINA China's top legislature adopts draft on lowering criminal liability age to 12

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China's top legislature adopts draft on lowering criminal liability age to 12

CGTN

17:16, December 26, 2020


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The Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress passed draft Amendment XI to the Criminal Law during its 24th session on Saturday.

According to the revision amendment, anyone between 12 and 14 years of age who commits intentional homicide or inflicts an injury that leads to death under flagrant circumstances shall bear criminal responsibility.

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