In order to thoroughly implement the important speeches of General Secretary Xi Jinping, General Program about Construction of Hainan Free Trade Port and Opinions about the People’s Court Providing Judicial Services and Guarantee for Hainan Free Trade Port released by the Supreme People's Court, Hainan High People's Court recently released Five-Year Plan about Court Construction of Hainan Free Trade Port (2021-2025) (hereinafter referred to as Plan) , which has made a comprehensive planning about the perspective of court construction in the free trade port for the future five years.
Containing 57 items, Plan can be divided into six parts: General Requirements, Innovating the Organizational System of Courts in the Free Trade Port, Innovating the Institution and Mechanism System of Courts in the Free Trade Port, Innovating the Trail Management, Fundamental Guarantee and Smart Court Construction System, Strengthening Team Building of Courts in the Free Trade Port and Strengthening the Enforcement Guarantee of the Plan.
Plan identifies that by 2025, the court organizational system and working pattern adapting to the demands of the free trade port will be basically formed and the trial ability for guaranteeing free, convenient, impartial and secure trade investment will be evidently enhanced. The diversified mechanism for resolving contradictions participated by people’s courts will be improved and the working platform will run effectively. The standard, normalized and information-based new court management system will be comprehensively formed and the smart court emphasizing smart trial, smart execution,smart management, smart service and smart police will be comprehensively completed. The primary construction level will be comprehensively improved. Evident progress will be made in building a court team with high political and business qualities. The Hainan Court will become an influential one at domestic advanced level and international level.
Plan points out that we should adjust the court trial pattern and innovate the trial force organization form by putting emphasis on institution setting for courts in the free trade port and scientific and reasonable allocation of the trial force and promote the improvement of the trial ability through organizational innovation; continue to advance the judicial system reform, improve the trial management institution and mechanism system of courts in the free trade port, strengthen infrastructure and guarantee and improve the smart court construction system so as to continuously adapt to the construction demands of the free trade port.
Plan points out that we should constitute the trial institution and mechanism system of courts in the free trade port, realize modernization of the trial system and ability and create an excellent legal commercial environment oriented by providing a good legal environment for free and convenient trade and investment of the free trade port, free, orderly, secure and convenient cross-border flow of various production factors and the modern industrial system and focusing on integrated innovation of the system. The main measures are to build the intellectual property trial mechanism according to the international construction standards and requirements about effective operation, promote the upgrading of the centralized trial mechanism for civil and commercial cases concerning foreign affairs, innovate the trial mechanism for bankruptcy cases, improve the ability for trying bankruptcy cases, improve the ability for trying antitrust litigation cases, improve the trial mechanism for financial cases, enhance the judicial guarantee capacity for free and convenient trade investment, explore the centralized fast-trial mechanism for cross-border tourist disputes and explore the dispute settlement capacity in establishing “internet +” new forms of consumption.
Plan requires that we should endeavor to strengthen team building for courts in the free trade port, strengthen the political and trial ability modernization construction of courts in the free trade port and keep on improving the political quality and business competence of the teams of courts in the free trade port; cultivate and select a batch of inter-disciplinary trial teams, who are firm in political belief, proficient in laws and familiar with technologies and have an international vision, by focusing on the construction demands of the free trade port and adhering to the “professional” and “international” construction orientation; strengthen the intensity about cultivating international trial teams for high-level intellectual property cases, civil and commercial cases concerning foreign affairs and cases concerning maritime affairs and maritime merchants and improve the trial ability of elite judges.
The release of Plan marks that court construction in Hainan Free Trade Port has stepped onto the right track, providing a powerful system and mechanism guarantee for serving and guaranteeing the legal commercial environment of the free trade port. Next, Hainan High People's Court will establish specific institutions for being responsible for task decomposition about the five-year plan and urging its implementation.