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Posts published in July 2014

关于进一步推进户籍制度改革的意见 0 (0)

As with all reforms, the devil is in the details with China's Hukou system (household registration system) reforms. Take a look at this translation and the original text to start to get an idea of what might really be in store.

NPC Interpretations on Criminal and Criminal Procedure Laws 0 (0)

The NPC clears up a few loose ends in the Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Law.... some of the updates are interesting, some are not..... but they are all important if you are trying to understand the law.

More information on the Courts’ 4th 5-yr Plan 0 (0)

The most detailed information on the specific elements for reform that we've seen

关于推进诚信建设制度化的意见 0 (0)

【来源】 各省、自治区、直辖市精神文明建设委员会,中央精神文明建设指导委员会各成员单位: 为深入贯彻党的十八大、十八届三中全会精神和习近平总书记系列重要讲话精神,落实[……] Read more

Summary of SPC Rules on Case Supervision by Parties 0 (0)

As it seems that some people don't enjoy reading translated legislation, here is a brief synopsis of the new SPC rules for accepting party supervision of cases in the Chinese courts.

SPC Provisions on Case Supervision by Parties 0 (0)

The SPC's new rules on public oversight of the courts, aimed to help build the credibility of the judiciary, look a lot like customer satisfaction policies at retail venues, and that's not a bad thing.