According to Article 7 of the Measures for Land and Resources Administrative Penalties, the Ministry of Land and Resources shall have jurisdiction over major or complicated cases concerning land and resources occurred nationwide and those cases that should be under its jurisdiction as set forth in the law and regulation. This Decree provides for the definition of the major or complicated cases.
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For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the communists under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system that, while ensuring China's sovereignty, imposed strict controls over everyday life and cost the lives of tens of millions of people.