Civil Procedure Law

Civil Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国民事诉讼法

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(adopted and effective Apr. 9, 1991; amended Oct. 28, 2007, effective Apr. 1, 2008; amended Aug. 31, 2012, effective Jan. 1, 2013; amended June 27, 2017, effective July 1, 2017)

  • Status: Amendment pending
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter & Submitter: Supreme People’s Court
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: N/A
    • Annual: N/A
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: October 2021 (text pending)
  • Legislative Records
    • Explanation (pending)
    • Report on Status of Revision (pending)
    • Report on Results of Deliberation (pending)
    • Report on Suggestions for Revision (pending)
    • Presidential Order (pending)
  • Press Conference: TBD

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