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Shanghai Issues 2020 White Paper on Administrative Trials and Typical Cases

Wed, 25 Aug 2021
Categories: China Legal Trends

On 19 July 2021, Shanghai High People's Court held a press release to brief the situation of administrative trials in Shanghai in 2020. The Court issued the White Paper on Administrative Trials in Shanghai in 2020 (“the White Paper”), and typical cases in terms of substantive settlement of administrative disputes and administrative trials handled by Shanghai courts in 2020.

The White Paper indicates that in 2020, all courts in Shanghai accepted 5,109 administrative cases of first instance and concluded 5,129 administrative cases of first instance in total. Among them, 1,974 administrative cases were resolved through coordination and reconciliation in the first-instance and second-instance cases. In 2020, heads of administrative organs have responded to 1,460 lawsuits in court, up 16.7% year-on-year; and the rate of heads of administrative organs appearing in court is 47.8%, up 7.9% year-on-year.

Typical cases cover work safety, eco-environmental protection, market regulation, housing registration, determination of work-related injuries, public security law enforcement, and civil affairs management, etc.



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Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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