The second trial of the draft law on ex servicemen’s support further clarifies and refines relevant safeguard measures

On October 13, the draft law on the protection of ex servicemen was submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress for the second time. Compared with the first review of the draft, the second draft has made a number of amendments to further clarify and refine the relevant safeguard measures. In June 2020, the draft law on the protection of ex servicemen was first submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress for deliberation in June 2020, and then public opinions were solicited from the public. The main contents include 10 chapters, such as general provisions, handover and reception, and retirement resettlement. Some members of the Standing Committee, departments, local governments and the public put forward that we should give more prominence to the orientation of this Law and further clarify and refine the relevant safeguard measures. According to this, the second draft of the draft clearly or added provisions: first, the state strengthens the construction of the support system for ex servicemen. Second, the ex servicemen’s preferential treatment certificates are issued and numbered in a unified way throughout the country. Third, they are provided by the state for life. Fourth, the state has gradually reduced the regional differences in the pension and preferential treatment system for ex servicemen. Fifthly, ex servicemen can enjoy preferential treatment such as tourism with the ex servicemen’s preferential treatment certificate and other valid certificates. Sixth, the people’s governments at or above the county level make full use of the existing medical and pension service resources to treat or centralize the support of the elderly veterans who are unable to take care of themselves. The seventh is to establish a sound channel for ex servicemen to express their demands. For the first review of the draft, some members of the Standing Committee, the local government and the public suggested further refining the relevant principles of resettlement and remuneration determination. The second draft has added provisions: first, the resettlement of ex servicemen should be open, fair and just. Second, the political and living treatment of veterans is linked with their contributions during their active service. Third, the people’s Government of the place where they are resettled shall arrange their posts according to their contributions and expertise during their active service. Fourth, when a state-owned enterprise receives and resets officers who are transferred to other professions or arrange work as soldiers or volunteers, they shall sign labor contracts with them in accordance with the provisions of the state to guarantee the corresponding treatment. < p > < p > some members of the Standing Committee, the local government and the public suggested to further clarify the specific contents of the construction of the service system for veterans and the relevant responsibilities of the service organizations for veterans. According to the second draft of the draft, provisions are added as follows: first, the people’s government at or above the county level shall set up service centers for veterans, and township, street, rural and urban communities shall set up service stations for veterans. Second, service centers and service stations for veterans should strengthen contact and communication with veterans, and do a good job in providing services such as employment and entrepreneurship support, preferential care and assistance, visits and consolation, and rights and interests protection.