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Tort Law of the People's Republic of China

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Year of current version:2009
Date of entry into force of original text:July 1, 2010
Date of Text (Enacted):December 26, 2009
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:PRC Presidential Order No. 21 promulgated the Tort Law. This Law is the basic tort legislation of China and provides general provisions for determining liability, assumption of liability, and mitigation of liability as well as special provisions concerning joint tortfeasors and seven special torts.
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中华人民共和国侵权责任法 中华人民共和国侵权责任法, Complete document (pdf) [167 KB] 中华人民共和国侵权责任法, Complete document (htm) [105 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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Tort Law of the People's Republic of China Tort Law of the People's Republic of China, Complete document (pdf) [53 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:CN136

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