V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written on September 25, 1922
Published: First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 571b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Kursky’s Deputy (if Kursky is absent)

Comrade Krylenko:

What are you doing for the publication of a code of laws of the Soviet power? Is the codification department asleep or is it preparing something for the fifth anniversary?

Will you wake it up and write me a couple of words.[1]



[1] On September 26, 1922, N. V. Krylenko gave a detailed reply to Lenin’s letter, informing him that in addition to the already adopted criminal and criminal procedure codes, the next session of the All-Russia C.E.C. to be held in October is to consider the adoption of a code of laws on the judicial system and a code on civil substantive law.

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