From the first case confirming the admissibility of blockchain evidence in 2018, to the SPC’s online litigation rules in 2021, China is establishing a blockchain evidence rule system step by step.
It may be one of the strictest personal information protection legislation worldwide.
Since 2016, China has been working on establishing judicial disciplinary committees for investigating the malpractice of judges.
In August 2021, the Beijing Haidian District People's Procuratorate moved to file a civil public interest lawsuit against Tencent, alleging the “youth mode” of its WeChat app fails to comply with the Law on the Protection of Minors.
While Chinese law criminalizes sexual assault with a clear definition, sexual harassment lacks a clear delineation. Taking the courts in Shanghai as an example, we may know a thing or two about how sexual harassment is determined in judicial practice.
In July 2021, China's Ministry of Justice published the proposed Arbitration Law of the People's Republic of China (Revision) (Draft for Public Comment), together with its explanatory notes.
Law of the People's Republic of China on Import and Export Commodity Inspection was promulgated in 1989, and amended in 2002, 2013, April 2018, December 2018 and 2021 respectively. The latest revision entered into force on 29 Apr. 2021.