Written: Written May 25, 1920
Published: First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 2nd English Printing, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, page 192a.
Translated: Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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In my opinion § 9 is unsuitable. People’s Courts are weak.
The local sanitary departments (+labour commissariat) should be made:
 The text of the decree, amended in accordance with Lenin’s remarks, was adopted at the meeting of the C.P.C. on May 25, 1920 and published in Izvestia on June 4, 1920