On the Appropriate Handling of Materials Related to Unjust, False, and Mistaken Cases Dating from the Great Cultural Revolution Movement
To Provincial, Municipal, and Autonomous Regional Bureaus of Public Security:Recently, a number of localities have inquired about how they should process materials forming part of the unjust, false, and mistaken cases dating from the Great Cultural Revolution movement. After having investigated the matter and in order to do a proper and good job of it in accordance with the spirit of the relevant regulations issued by the Center and State Council and in conformity with the actual situation in public security organs, we herewith notify you as follows:
Source: This notification ("Guanyu tuoshan chuli wenhua dageming yundong zhong yuan, jia, cuo an cailiao wenti de tongzhi") was issued on 21 July 1980. Our translation is based on the text reproduced in the Ministry of Public Security Policy and Law Research Office , ed., Zhifa shouce (Law Implementation Handbook), Vol. 2 ( Beijing: Qunzhong chubanshe, 1982), pp. 255-56.
|1.||Materials forming part of those cases processed by public security organs in the course of the Great Cultural Revolution movement
that upon reexamination have been overturned as unjust, false, or mistaken are to be dealt with in one of the following ways depending on