Civil Code

Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国民法典

[CURRENT TEXT: not yet enacted]

  • Status: Separate Parts & compilation pending
  • Legislative body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter: NPCSC Legislative Affairs Commission; Submitter: Council of Chairpersons
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 12th NPCSC Category I, 13th NPCSC Category I
    • Annual: 2018
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPC deliberation – entire Civil Code: expected March 2020
    • NPCSC deliberation – entire Civil Code: planned for December 2019
    • NPCSC deliberation – 2nd round (Personality Rights Part): April 2019 (text TBR)
    • NPCSC deliberation – 2nd round (Property Part): April 2019 (text TBR)
    • NPCSC deliberation – 2nd round (Contracts Part): December 2018 (Chinese only)
    • NPCSC deliberation – 2nd round (Tort Liability Part): December 2018 (Chinese only)
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round (all Separate Parts): August 2018 (Chinese only)
  • Legislative Records: TBR
  • Press Conference: TBD

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