LHASA, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Courts across China are to extend training of court staff and introduce more assistant judges in order to improve the fairness and efficiency of the judicial system in Tibet Autonomous Region.
The moves would improve resolutions of disputes, public management and ensure fair and honest law enforcement at all levels, said Supreme People's Court (SPC) president Wang Shengjun on Thursday.
The SPC planned to invite law experts and scholars to the region to give lectures to local judicial staff and operate distance education courses, Wang told a national court symposium on aid work for Tibet.
SPC trial guidance for Tibet's courts mainly cover cases concerning violations of national security, issues relating to the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, mine and grassland resources disputes and activities that seriously endangered public order, Wang said.
The SPC also instructed Tibet's courts to restructure their procedures to ensure more timely processing of cases, Wang said.
From 2003 to the end of 2008, courts at all levels in Tibet dealt with 76,000 cases, of which 73,000 were resolved.