On World Consumer Rights Day, 15 Mar. 2023, China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate released Ten Typical Cases of Food and Drug Safety Public Interest Litigation by the Procuratorate.
Public Interest Litigation in China 中国公益诉讼
Two recently issued documents of China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) outline the work processes required for the procuratorates to handle public interest litigation cases.
The day after the promulgation of China’s first Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), the Supreme People’s Procuratorate vowed to engage actively in public interest litigation for personal information protection.
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.