Seizure of electronic storage devices and electronic data extraction are the two statutory methods. It is also noteworthy that different approaches would apply when it comes to collection of the electronic data located in China and of that located outside of China.
Criminal Law 刑法
In December 2020, China promulgated the Criminal Law Amendment (XI) (刑法修正案(十一)), three articles of which concern biosecurity as well as the prevention and control of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
China's new judicial interpretation (2021) of Criminal Procedure Law provides for the trial and judicial assistance for foreign-related criminal cases.
On 26 Nov. 2020, the Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Procuratorate and the Ministry of Public Security jointly issued the Opinions on Several Issues Concerning Handling Cross-border Gambling Offences.
If someone steals in China, he/she may be sentenced to public surveillance as the least serious penalty or life imprisonment as the most serious penalty, depending on the seriousness of the crime he/she commits.
In China, by 2020, there are 42 criminal offences eligible for the death penalty.
In China, criminals will be punished. Penalties include five kinds of principal punishments and three kinds of supplementary punishments.
In China, the longest sentence is a life sentence, or life imprisonment.
In China, who illegally kills a panda may be sentenced to imprisonment for more than 10 years.