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46 Essential Websites to Learn China's Legal and Judicial System

Sun, 09 Aug 2020
Categories: Insights
Editor: C. J. Observer

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To learn more about the Chinese legal and judicial system, you can visit the websites of official bodies and institutions, as well as news websites with official backgrounds.

While only a few websites have content in both English and Chinese, most of them have Chinese content only. For the latter, you can read them with the help of a web translation tool.

I.Official Government Resources in both English and Chinese

1. National People’s Congress 中国人大网 (China’s Congress)

English: http://www.npc.gov.cn/englishnpc/index.shtml 

Chinese: http://www.npc.gov.cn  

2. State Council 中国政府网 (China’s central government )

English: http://english.www.gov.cn/ 

Chinese: http://www.gov.cn/ 

3. Supreme People’s Court 中国最高人民法院(China’s supreme court)

English: http://english.court.gov.cn/ 

Chinese: http://www.court.gov.cn/ 

4. China International Commercial Court 最高人民法院国际商事法庭

English: http://cicc.court.gov.cn/html/1/219/index.html 

Chinese: http://cicc.court.gov.cn/ 

5. The Intellectual Property Court of Supreme People’s Court 最高人民法院知识产权法庭

English: http://ipc.court.gov.cn/en-us/index.html 

Chinese: http://ipc.court.gov.cn/zh-cn/index.html 

6. Ministry of Justice 司法部

English: http://en.moj.gov.cn/ 

Chinese: http://www.moj.gov.cn/ 

II. Official Government Resources in Chinese

7. Supreme People's Procuratorate 最高人民检察院

https://www.spp.gov.cn/ 

8. Ministry of Public Security 公安部

http://www.mps.gov.cn/ 

9. National Migration Authority 国家移民管理局

https://www.nia.gov.cn/ 

10. All China Lawyers Association 中华全国律师协会

http://www.acla.org.cn/home/toPage 

11. China Law Society 中国法学会

https://www.chinalaw.org.cn/ 

III. Judicial Services Online in Chinese

12. Supreme People's Court Litigation Service Online最高人民法院诉讼服务网

http://ssfw.court.gov.cn/ssfww  

13. China Judicial Process Information online 中国审判流程信息网

https://splcgk.court.gov.cn/gzfwww  

14. China Civil Litigation Enforcement Information Disclosure Online 中国执行信息公开网

http://zxgk.court.gov.cn  

15. China Court Trial Live Broadcast Online 中国庭审公开网

http://tingshen.court.gov.cn  

16. China Judgments Online 中国裁判文书网

http://wenshu.court.gov.cn 

17. National Enterprise Bankruptcy Information Disclosure Platform 全国企业破产重组案件信息网

http://pccz.court.gov.cn/pcajxxw/index/xxwsy  

18. People's Court Mediation Platform 人民法院调解平台

http://tiaojie.court.gov.cn  

19. People's Court Judicial Sale online 人民法院诉讼资产网

https://www.rmfysszc.gov.cn  

20. People’s Court Announcement Online 人民法院公告网 

https://rmfygg.court.gov.cn  

21. China Foreign-related Commercial and Maritime Trial 中国涉外商事海事审判网

http://ccmt.court.gov.cn  

22. China Prosecution Service Online 中国检察网 

http://www.ajxxgk.jcy.gov.cn  

IV. Local Courts Websites in both English and Chinese

23. Beijing Internet Court 北京互联网法院

English: https://english.bjinternetcourt.gov.cn/   

Chinese: https://www.bjinternetcourt.gov.cn/ 

24. Shanghai High People's Court上海高级人民法院

English: http://www.hshfy.sh.cn/shfy/English/  

Chinese: http://www.hshfy.sh.cn/shfy/gweb2017/index.html 

25. Shanghai No.2 Intermediate People’s Court上海市第二中级人民法院

English: http://www.shezfy.com/english/index.html  

Chinese: http://www.shezfy.com/index.html 

26. Shanghai Financial Court 上海金融法院

English: http://shjrfy.hshfy.sh.cn/jrfy/English/index.jsp  

Chinese: http://shjrfy.hshfy.sh.cn/jrfy/gweb/index.jsp 

27. Shanghai Intellectual Property Court 上海知识产权法院

English: http://www.shzcfy.gov.cn/en/index.jhtml  

Chinese: http://www.shzcfy.gov.cn/en/index.jhtml 

28. Hangzhou Internet Court杭州互联网法院

English: https://www.netcourt.gov.cn/?lang=En  

Chinese: https://www.netcourt.gov.cn/ 

29. Shanghai Maritime Court上海海事法院

English: https://shhsfy.gov.cn/hsfyywwx/hsfyywwx/index.html?d=1595344771396 

Chinese: https://shhsfy.gov.cn/hsfyytwx/hsfyytwx/ 

30. Xiamen Maritime Court厦门海事法院

English: http://www.xmhsfy.gov.cn/pub/hsfyywb/index.htm

Chinese: http://www.xmhsfy.gov.cn/index.aspx 

31. Qingdao Maritime Court青岛海事法院

English: http://qdhsfy.sdcourt.gov.cn/eportal/ui?pageId=4967663  

Chinese: http://qdhsfy.sdcourt.gov.cn/ 

32. Ningbo Maritime Court宁波海事法院

English: https://via.nbhsfy.cn/engweb/index.html 

Chinese: https://www.nbhsfy.cn/court/index.aspx 

33. Dalian Maritime Court大连海事法院

English: http://www.dlhsfy.gov.cn/en/index.php  

Chinese: http://www.dlhsfy.gov.cn/court/ 

34. Tianjin Maritime Court 天津海事法院

English: http://entjhsfy.chinacourt.gov.cn/index.shtml  

Chinese: http://tjhsfy.chinacourt.gov.cn/index.shtml 

35. China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Court上海浦东区人民法院自贸区法庭

English: http://www.ftzcourt.gov.cn/zmqweb/en/indexEN.jsp  
 Chinese: http://www.ftzcourt.gov.cn/zmqweb/index.jsp 

36. China (Fujian) Free Trade Zone Xiamen Huli District Court中国福建自贸区厦门湖里法庭)

English: http://www.hlcourt.gov.cn/hlft/ywb/  

Chinese: http://www.hlcourt.gov.cn/hlft/index.htm 

37. Chongqing Liangjiang New Area People’s Court (Chongqing Pilot Free Trade Zone People’s Court)重庆两江新区人民法院(重庆自由贸易试验区人民法院)

English: http://enljxqfy.chinacourt.gov.cn/index.shtml  

Chinese: http://ljxqfy.chinacourt.gov.cn/index.shtml 

38. Zhuhai Hengqin New District People's Court珠海横琴新区人民法院

English: http://www.hqcourt.gov.cn/en-us/ 

Chinese: http://www.hqcourt.gov.cn/ 

39. Shenzhen Qianhai Cooperation Zone People's Court深圳前海合作区人民法院

English: http://en.szqhcourt.gov.cn/  

Chinese: http://www.szqhcourt.gov.cn/ 

V. Online Databases and Legal News in Chinese

40. Database of Chinese Laws and Regulations - Ministry of Justice 司法部中国法律法规数据库

http://search.chinalaw.gov.cn/search2.html 

41. State Council Policy Documents Database 国务院政策文件数据库

http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/zhengcewenjianku/index.htm 

42. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Treaty Collection 外交部条约数据库(List of treaties to which China is a party)

http://treaty.mfa.gov.cn/Treaty/web/index.jsp 

43. Legal Daily 法制网 (Comprehensive legal news in China)

http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/ 

44. People's Court Daily 人民法院网 (China’s court-themed news)

https://www.chinacourt.org

45. China Prosecutor Daily正义网 (China’s prosecutor-themed news)

http://www.jcrb.com/ 

46. China Police Daily 中国警察网 (China’s police-themed news)
http://www.cpd.com.cn/ 


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Contributors: Guodong Du 杜国栋

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