LawInfoChina (1949+)

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LawInfoChina is a comprehensive bilingual database of law in the Mainland. Itconsists of:

(1) All the laws adopted by the National People's Congress (NPC) and NPCStanding Committee from 1949 up to the present;

(2) All the administrative regulations promulgated by the State Council from1949 up to the present;

(3) Ministerial rules promulgated or approved by the departments under theState Council and independent agencies such as the China Securities RegulatoryCommission, etc.;

(4) Important judicial interpretations that substantially influence legalpractices, and indeed recognized as an indispensable part of original laws andregulations;

(5) Important local regulations and local rules that have a bearing onforeign-related activities or high-tech industry and economic development of thelocal places.

Moreover, The database of Chinese judicial cases contains English-Chinesebilingual judicial cases, the Chinese original of which have been published inthe Gazette of the Supreme Peoples Court and court decisions of the peoplescourts selected by the Supreme Peoples Court. The cases fall into six legalareas: civil law, criminal law, economic law, maritime law, and intellectualproperty law. Each case in this database is an editorial-enhanced document thatconsists of background, facts, involved parties, trial court and appellatecourt, reasoning and law application as well as court decision.