Administrative/Regulatory

Henan court rules for non-local trial of administrative cases 0 (0)

The Henan courts have implemented a revolutionary procedural breakthrough in citizen’s lawsuits against government organs– you can sue them in a court that isn’t controlled by that government defendant. Three types of cases should be tried non-locally, and parties can always apply for non-local trial whenever they think it will difficult for them to find justice at home.

Administrative/Regulatory

Measures for Standardizing Petitioning 0 (0)

These new rules encourage petitioners to write rather than visit, start at the bottom, and take no for an answer. Issued to encourage use of the legal system to resolve problems and to resolve conflict at the local level, these rules may leave many citizens with nowhere to go.

Administrative/Regulatory

Administrative Litigation Law (Incorporating Draft Revisions) 0 (0)

This draft, released for public comment, reflects the latest changes which might be made to the Administrative Litigation Law, the law by which Chinese citizens may sue the government for improper actions or failures to act. Take a look at what’s new in this exceedingly important document. 【The period for public comment ended January 31, 2014]

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