As many as 429 or 89.38 percent of the 449 deputies present at the sitting approved a resolution on relieving Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan from the chairmanship of the 14th NA and the National Election Council. (Photo: VNA)
– The 14th National Assembly (NA) discussed
the working reports of the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s
Procuracy in the 2016-2021 tenure during a plenary sitting in Hanoi on March 30
morning as part of its ongoing 11th session.
Legislators said given the need for judicial reform and the implementation
of the 2013 Constitution, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuracy have come
up with many positive solutions to fulfill their assigned functions, tasks and jurisdiction.
In the past term, the trial, the exercise of prosecution
rights, and the control of judicial activities met and exceeded many targets
assigned by the National Assembly.
Deputies recommended the two bodies continue their
synchronous implementation of solutions to completing the legal system, arranging
human resources, and improving their facilities, particularly IT application, in order to enhance the quality and efficiency of their performance in the next tenure.
The implementation of policies, tasks and solutions within the
judicial reform programme is also necessary, they said.
Also in the morning, the NA heard a proposal presented by NA Standing Vice Chairwoman Tong
Thi Phong to relieve the Chairwoman of the NA and the Chairwoman of
the National Election Council. The proposal was then discussed in groups.
In the afternoon, under the chair of NA Vice Chairwoman Phong, the NA approved
the revised Law on Drug Prevention and Control with the majority of deputies
casting ballots voted yes.
After hearing the outcomes of the group discussions on
the related proposal, the NA later carried out the procedures to relieve the
Chairwoman of the NA and the Chairwoman of the National Election Council with a secret
As many as 429 or 89.38 percent of the 449 deputies present at the sitting approved
a resolution on relieving Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan from the chairmanship of the
14th NA and the National Election Council.
During the remaining period of the afternoon sitting, Phong,
on behalf of the NA Standing Committee, presented a proposal on the candidate for the election to the chairperson of the legislature and the council, which was then discussed