|The graphics shows cases undertaken by lawyers from 2008 to 2011, according to China's white paper on judicial reform published by the Information Office of the State Council on Oct. 9, 2012. (Xinhua)|
BEIJING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- China's grassroots courts, procuratorates, public security organs and judicial administrative bodies are strengthening such agencies as people's tribunals, procuratorial offices, police stations and judicial offices, said a white paper issued on Tuesday.
The efforts aim to "make judicial services close to the people and provide better service to them," said the white paper issued by the Information Office of the State Council on China's judicial reform.
In China, "most of the cases handled by judicial bodies take place at grassroots level, and grassroots judicial institutions are the frontline platforms providing judicial services to the public," the white paper said.
Every year grassroots people's tribunals in China try an average of 2.4 million cases, accounting for one-third of all cases tried by the people's courts of first instance across the country, it said.
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