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Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/17/2008
Career Data Updated: 3/17/2008

PHOTO: Xiao Yang
Xiao Yang 肖扬
Member of the 16th CPC Central Committee
Born: 1938


Xiao Yang, male, Han nationality, was born in 1938 and is a native of Heyuan, Guangdong Province. After studying law, he became a teacher of political science and law in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. He subsequently went to Guangdong Province where he worked in public security and also held Party positions, He then served as chief procurator in Guangdong Province from 1986 to 1990, before being assigned to Beijing in 1990 as deputy procurator general.

Xiao was minister of justice from 1993 to 1998 and was elected to the 15th CPC Central Committee in 1997. He was elected president of the Supreme People's Court in March 1998 and president of the China Association of Judges in 1999.

Career Data

2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1999—???? President, China Association of Judges
1998—???? Vice-Chairman, Central Committee for Comprehensive Management of Public Security
1998—2008 President, Supreme People's Court
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1993—1998 Minister, Ministry of Justice
1992—1997 Alternate Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1990—???? Teacher, China University of Political Science and Law Beijing Municipality
1990—???? Professor, People's University of China Beijing Municipality
1990—???? Secretary, China Procuratorate Journal CPC, Party Committee
1990—???? Acting President, China Procuratorate Journal
1990—???? Editor-in-Chief, China Procuratorate Journal
1990—1993 Deputy Procurator General, Supreme People's Procuratorate
1986—1990 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee Guangdong Province
1983—1986 Chief Procurator, Provincial People's Procuratorate Guangdong Province
1983—1986 Deputy Chief Procurator, Provincial People's Procuratorate Guangdong Province
1981—1983 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Prefectural Committee Guangdong Province, Qingyuan City
1981—1983 Secretary, CPC, District Committee Guangdong Province, Shaoguan City, Wujiang District
1975—1981 Member, CPC, County Committee, Standing Committee Guangdong Province, Qujiang County
1975—1981 Member, Longgui Commune CPC, Party Committee, Standing Committee
1975—1981 Chairman, Longgui Commune Cultural Revolution, Revolutionary Committee
1975—1981 Secretary, Longgui Commune CPC, Party Committee
1969—1975 Deputy Director, CPC, County Committee Guangdong Province, Qujiang County
1969—1975 Teacher, Political Science and Law Cadre School Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
1969—1975 Cadre, Public Security Bureau Guangdong Province, Qujiang County
1969—1975 Secretary, CPC, County Committee, Publicity Department Guangdong Province, Qujiang County
1962—1969 Teacher, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (Political Science and Law Cadre School)
1962 Graduate, People's University of China, Law Department Beijing Municipality

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