List of new regulations in March: adjustment of age of criminal responsibility, implementation of new regulations on education and punishment
Chinanews client, Beijing, February 28th. Unconsciously, the time is about to enter March! The Criminal Law Amendment (11) was officially implemented, the new version of the National Medical Insurance Drug Catalog was launched, and the new education and punishment regulations were implemented… Which new policies and regulations in March are closely related to your life?
Criminal Law Amendment (Ten 1) Formally implement the adjustment of the age of criminal responsibility
The criminal law amendment (11) that has received much attention will be officially implemented on March 1, 2021.
There are 48 articles in the Criminal Law Amendment (11), and the Criminal Law is amended and improved in response to prominent issues of concern to the people, such as juvenile delinquency, epidemic prevention and control, and financial market chaos.
It is worth noting that the amendment has adjusted the relevant regulations on the age of criminal responsibility, stipulating that people who have reached the age of 12 and under the age of 14 shall commit intentional homicide, intentional injury, cause death or use special cruel methods Anyone who causes serious injury or severe disability, and the circumstances are bad, and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate approves the prosecution, and shall bear criminal responsibility.
Fleeing corrupt officials can apply to trial in absentia
The “Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on the Application of the Criminal Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China” shall come into force on March 1, 2021.
The above-mentioned “Explanation” has a special chapter to refine the procedure of default trial. It stipulates that for crimes of corruption and bribery, as well as the need for timely trial, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate approved serious national security crimes, terrorist activities, and criminal suspects or defendants outside the country, the default procedure can be applied to make judgments in accordance with the law. And deal with illegal gains and other property involved in the case, and never let corrupt elements and other criminals get away with impunity or evade punishment.
In addition, for violent crimes that seriously endanger public safety and seriously affect the people’s sense of security, such as kidnapping, robbery, and bombing crimes, as well as cases of severe social impact and widespread concern from all walks of life, such as sexual assault on minors Human crimes and other serious crimes that challenge the bottom line of the law and social ethics, even if the defendant pleads guilty and punished, those who should be severely sentenced must be resolutely severely sentenced in accordance with the law.
The new version of the National Medical Insurance Drug Catalogue will be launched
In March, there will be new changes for ordinary people to see a doctor.
The new version of the National Medical Insurance Drug List will be officially launched nationwide from March 1, 2021.
In order to support the prevention and control of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, this adjustment attaches great importance to the protection of drugs related to the treatment of new crown pneumonia. Ribavirin injection, Arbidol granules and other drugs have been added to the catalog, the latest version The drugs listed in the National New Coronary Pneumonia Diagnosis and Treatment Program have all been included in the National Medical Insurance List.
In addition, through this catalog adjustment, a total of 119 drugs have been added to the catalog, and the prices of many exclusive drugs have dropped significantly, and the burden of patients’ expenses will be further reduced.
The new regulations on education punishment are clear Seven types of behaviors are prohibited for teachers.
The “Primary and Secondary School Education Disciplinary Rules (Trial)” formulated and promulgated by the Ministry of Education will be implemented from March 1. The new plan has set 7 red lines for clear punishment standards.
The “Rules” pointed out that when it is really necessary, schools and teachers can implement educational punishments when students are in disobedience, disrupting order, anomie, dangerous, or infringing on rights and interests.
The “Rules” clearly prohibits seven types of improper educational behaviors, delimits teacher behavior red lines, stipulates penalties for teachers who cross the border, and facilitates supervision by all parties.
According to the new regulations, in the process of education and teaching management and the implementation of educational discipline, teachers must not use corporal punishment that directly causes physical pain by hitting, piercing, etc.; students must not be disciplined due to academic performance; Implementation of education discipline due to personal emotions, likes and dislikes, or selective implementation, etc.
From March 1, 2021, the “Regulations on the Administration of Pollution Discharge Permits” will be officially implemented.
One of the highlights of the regulations is the clear requirements for the main responsibility of the pollutant discharge unit. For example, pollutant discharge units must operate and maintain pollution prevention facilities, build standardized pollutant discharge outlets, carry out self-monitoring in accordance with the law, and keep original monitoring records in accordance with the requirements of ecological environment management. The retention period of monitoring records and environmental management ledger shall not be less than 5 years.
Regarding the legal responsibilities of illegal sewage discharge, the regulations have strictly stipulated. For example, for acts such as unlicensed pollutant discharge, the competent department of ecological environment shall order corrections or order restriction of production, suspension of production for rectification, and impose a fine of 200,000 yuan to 1 million yuan; if the circumstances are serious, it shall be reported to the people’s government with the right to approve for approval. Order to suspend business and close down. If the pollutant discharging unit refuses to cooperate with the supervision and inspection by the competent department of ecological environment or resorts to fraud during the supervision and inspection, it will be fined between RMB 20,000 and RMB 200,000.
Data map. Photo by Huang Weiming
The Measures for the Administration of the Circulation of Rural Land Management Rights issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs will come into effect on March 1, 2021.
The above-mentioned “Measures” strengthened the protection of cultivated land and the promotion of food production. On the one hand, strictly prevent the “non-grainization” of cultivated land, clarify that the transfer of land management rights must ensure that agricultural land is used for agricultural purposes and give priority to food production, and whether the management project conforms to the industrial plan of food production and other industries should be the key content of the review. The rural sector should strengthen services and encourage the transferee to develop grain production.
On the other hand, resolutely stop the “non-agriculturalization” of cultivated land, clarify that the transferee of land management rights should protect the land in accordance with relevant laws and regulations, and prohibit the change of the agricultural use of the land; it is forbidden to idle and barren cultivated land, It is forbidden to occupy cultivated land to build kilns, build graves, or build houses, dig sand, quarry, mine, and borrow soil on cultivated land without authorization; it is forbidden to occupy permanent basic farmland to develop forestry and fruit industry and dig ponds to raise fish.
Clean up and abolish unreasonable charges for water supply and power supply
The “Regarding the Clean-up and Standardization of Urban Water Supply, Power Supply, Gas and Heating Industry Charges and Promoting the High-quality Development of the Industry” issued by the National Development and Reform Commission and other five departments The Opinions shall come into force on March 1, 2021.
Requests for comments to clean up and abolish unreasonable charges.
This includes the cancellation of the water supply fee, capacity expansion fee, and installation fee charged by the water supply company and its affiliated or entrusted installation engineering company from the user during the acceptance link of the water application and installation project. Expenses, as well as opening and closing fees, completion verification fees, completion wire measurement fees, pipeline detection fees, hook fees, water drill engineering fees, meeting fees, drawing fees and other similar project fees, etc. (End)