（贵州民族大学 法学院，贵阳 550025）
Give full play to the village rules and regulations in rural governance
SONG Cai-fa LIU Wei
(School of Law，Guizhou Minzu University,Guiyang 550025)
Abstract: village rules and regulations are the code of conduct for maintaining public order, mediating civil disputes, dealing with public affairs, and realizing villagers' autonomy. Village rules and regulations are the effective carrier of innovative rural governance, and are the catalyst for the new ethos in the new era. The main obstacles in the rural governance of village rules and regulations are: in some areas, there are phenomena of exceeding the law, conflicts in the process of formulation and implementation, and structural obstacles in the role of village rules and regulations. Village rules and regulations have the function of generating rural social order, which is the norm of rural public security order governance, the mechanism of solving civil disputes in rural society, and the important guarantee of rural social governance.
Key words: village rules and regulations; rural governance; maintaining public order; mediating civil disputes; dealing with public affairs; and realizing villagers' autonomy.