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China Publishes 2024 Catalogue of Effective Laws

Wed, 12 Jun 2024
Categories: China Legal Trends

On 15 Mar. 2024, China’s top legislature, the National People’s Congress (NPC), announced the “Catalog of Current Effective Laws (300 pieces)” (现行有效法律目录(300件)).

As of the conclusion of the Second Session of the Fourteenth National People’s Congress on 11 Mar. 2024, there are a total of 300 current effective laws in China. These “laws” refer to statutes enacted by the NPC and its Standing Committee.

Categorized by legal departments, Chinese laws consist of the Constitution of the People’s Republic of China (1982), related constitutional laws (52 pieces), civil and commercial laws (24 pieces), administrative laws (96 pieces), economic laws (84 pieces), social laws (28 pieces), criminal laws (4 pieces), and procedural laws (11 pieces), both litigation and non-litigation.

 

 

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Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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