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Experts highlight breakthroughs of 1st domestic violence legislation


China's first draft law on domestic violence, currently under deliberation by top legislature, has made various breakthroughs toward bringing the social-cultural taboo under scrutiny of law, according to legal experts.

China mulls tougher penalty for assaulting police


China's top legislature is considering tougher sentences for assaults on police officers on duty during the bimonthly legislative session that started Monday.

China considers repealing crime of sex with underage prostitutes


China's top legislature has debated repealing the crime of sex with underage prostitutes and reclassifying it as rape, which would face a tougher punishment.

China's first draft law on domestic violence reviewed


Victims of domestic violence would be able to apply to courts for protection and the courts would be required to hear such applications, under China's first draft law covering the issue.

China includes civil law codification in legislation plan


China has added the formulation of a civil law code to its five-year legislation plan.

Media briefing on lawyers' rights


Media briefing on lawyers' rights

Beijing mulls laws to protect Good Samaritans


A draft legislation has been drawn up in Beijing to protect the Good Samaritans in the capital from false accusations by people they help.

China plans legislation on legal aid


Chinese legal experts met on Wednesday to discuss how to perfect the country's legal aid system, as the government plans legislation on the matter.