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两高发布贪污贿赂刑事案件司法解释

两高发布贪污贿赂刑事案件司法解释

 

Judicial Interpretations on Criminal Cases related to Corruption and Bribery Promulgated

 
2016年4月18日,最高人民法院、最高人民检察院联合发布《关于办理贪污贿赂刑事案件适用法律若干问题的解释》(《解释》),自2016年4月18日起施行。


 
 
 
 

《解释》明确贪污罪、受贿罪的定罪量刑标准,调整挪用公款等其他职务犯罪的定罪量刑的标准,界定贿赂犯罪对象“财物”的范围,以及贪污罪、受贿罪死刑、死缓及终身监禁的适用原则等,强调依法从严惩治贪污贿赂犯罪。
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
针对《刑法修正案(九)》新增加的贪污罪、受贿罪判处死缓减为无期徒刑后终身监禁的规定,《解释》明确了终身监禁适用的情形,即判处死刑立即执行过重,判处一般死缓又偏轻的重大贪污受贿罪犯,可以决定终身监禁。同时,凡决定终身监禁的,在一、二审作出死缓裁判的同时应当一并作出终身监禁的决定,而不能等到死缓执行期间届满再视情而定。终身监禁一经作出应无条件执行,不得减刑、假释。

 
 
 
 
On April 18, 2016, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate jointly promulgated the Interpretations on Several Issues concerning the Application of Law in Handling Criminal Cases related to Corruption and Bribery (the "Interpretations"), with effect as of April 18, 2016.

The Interpretations specify the standards for conviction and punishment in respect of the crimes of corruption and acceptance of bribes ,adjust the standards for conviction and punishment  of other crimes such as embezzlement of funds, define the scope of “property” of bribery crime as well as the principles applicable to death penalty, death penalty with a reprieve and life imprisonment against the crimes of corruption and acceptance of bribes, and stress strict punishments against corruption and bribery crimes in accordance with the law. state-owned assets.
 
As the Amendment IX to the Criminal Law adds the provisions on life imprisonment upon commutation of the sentencing of death penalty with a reprieve against the crime of corruption or acceptance of bribes, the Interpretations sets out the circumstances under which life imprisonment shall apply, that is, major corruption or bribery criminals shall be sentenced to life imprisonment if immediate execution of death penalty is too heavy and general death penalty with a reprieve is too light for them. Meanwhile, if a criminal is sentenced to life imprisonment, the decision on life imprisonment shall be made when he/she is sentenced to death penalty with a reprieve at the first or second instance, rather than made as appropriate upon expiration of the enforcement period of death penalty with a reprieve. Once a decision on life imprisonment is made, the criminal concerned shall be imprisoned for life unconditionally without any other commutation or release on parole.

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