China has made good progress in regulating judicial procedures and correcting wrongful convictions, according to an annual report on the country's rule of law released on Monday.
“Lawyers are the friends of judges, procurators and police because they can effectively supervise lawsuits and cases to encourage judicial authorities to handle them according to the law,” Zhang Jun, minister of justice said in a two sessions’ interview on March 12.
China has made a concrete step forward in compiling a comprehensive civil code to better protect citizens' rights by introducing a fundamental civil law.
China's national legislature on Wednesday passed the General Provisions of the Civil Law, the opening chapter of a civil code planned to be enacted in 2020.
Rules and Regulations that come into effect in February 2017 include Regulations on the Administration of Investment Project Approval and Filing,Measures of Nanjing for the implementation of Points-based Household Registration System and so on
Rules and Regulations that come into effect in June 2016 include Safety and Technical Codes for Infant and Children Textile Products, Regulations of Liaoning Province on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Consumers and so on
Telecom and Online Anti-fraud Campaign
National Legal Awareness Day
Ministry of Justice collects animation and micro films to popularize laws in a funny, entertaining way.
Based on purposes for visa, Chinese visas include diplomatic visa, service visa, courtesy visa, and ordinary visa.
Diplomatic and service visas shall be issued to foreigners who enter China for diplomatic or service purposes; and courtesy visas shall be issued to foreigners who merit courteous treatment for their special identities.
The embassies and consulates of the People's Republic of China or other institutions stationed overseas as authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall be responsible for issuing entry visas to foreigners overseas.