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Brief introduction

2015-06-02

Legal System refers to all branches of the law to describe an internally consistent, intrinsically related system of all legal norms in a country with specific criteria and principles.

Constitution and related laws

2015-06-02

The Constitution is the core and basis of the entire Chinese legal system and the highest legal authority.

Administrative law

2015-06-02

This is a general reference to legal norms concerning the delegation, exercise and operation of administrative power and the supervision of delegation, including laws on the administrative system, basic principles for the administration, and forms, methods and procedures of administrative organs, and civil servants.

Civil law and commercial law

2015-06-02

Civil law covers property and personal relations between citizens, between legal persons and between citizens and legal persons that are equal subjects, where property relations means social relations between people arising from the possession, use and distribution of material wealth.

Economic law

2015-06-02

The Economic Law deals with economic relations arising from the State's economic branch and has developed along with the market economy and market economic system for addressing the needs of indirect regulation of the economy.

Social law

2015-06-02

China has enacted laws on labor relations and safeguarding workers, principally the Labor Law, Trade Union Law and Law on Mining Safety, and has enacted laws protecting special social groups.

Criminal law

2015-06-02

Criminal law is a basic part of the Chinese legal system and specifies crimes and related punishments.

Law on lawsuit and non-lawsuit procedures

2015-06-02

This law covers various lawsuit activities and regulates judicial activities, restricts judicial power, protects justice and efficiency, and ensures from the procedural aspect the correct implementation of substantive law.