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China to Legislate on Judgment Enforcement, Draft Civil Compulsory Enforcement Law under Deliberation

Mon, 25 Jul 2022
Categories: China Legal Trends

In June 2022, the Draft Civil Compulsory Enforcement Law (hereinafter the “Draft”) was submitted to a session of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) for deliberation for the first time.

According to a spokesperson of the Commission of Legislative Affairs of the NPC Standing Committee, the upcoming 35th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th NPC will deliberate the Draft Civil Compulsory Enforcement Law for the first time.

The Draft consists of 17 chapters in four parts and supplementary provisions, totaling 207 articles.

The law will focus on solving the enforcement dilemma in civil procedures. For more information, please read our post “Dilemma and Breakthrough in Enforcement of Civil Judgments by Chinese Courts”.

Based on the Enforcement Procedure Part of the Civil Procedure Law, the Draft makes provisions for the enforcement agencies and personnel, the enforcement basis and parties concerned, enforcement procedure, relief and supervision, as well as the systems on the enforcement of monetary claims, non-monetary claims and preservation enforcement.



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Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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