Study on the Historical Evolution of Chinese System of Voluntary Surrender

  •  Defa Kong    


The voluntary surrender system of China budded in the Western Zhou Dynasty and matured in the Tang Dynasty, and its concept was first confirmed when the law amendment was implemented in the end period of Qing Dynasty. The 1997 Chinese Criminal Law defined the system of voluntary surrender in detail, and it has been one of special systems in the Chinese legal system. Because the understanding of the historical evolution of the voluntary surrender system is very important for the present jurisdiction and the perfection of the voluntary surrender system, so the course of the voluntary surrender system developing from nothing, becoming better and approaching perfection day by day was unscrambled from the historical view in the article for references.

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