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Posts published in “Administrative/Regulatory”

A collection of laws related to regulation of industry and commerce. Those with pictures have full translations, those without may still be very close.

Henan court rules for non-local trial of administrative cases

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.

Measures for Standardizing Petitioning

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.