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Contract Law of the People’s Republic of China (adopted by the National People’s Congress on March 15, 1999, and promulgated by the Presidential Order No. 15)

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Year of current version:1999
Date of entry into force of original text:October 1, 1999
Date of Text (Enacted):March 15, 1999
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:-PRC Presidential Order No. 15 promulgated the Contract Law. This Law is the basic contract legislation of China.
-The extracts here concern business secrets learned in concluding a contract (Chapter 2), sales of objects with IP rights (Chapter 9), and contracts for technology development, technology transfer, and technical consultancy and service (Chapter 18).
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中华人民共和国合同法(于1999年3月15日由全国人民代表大会通过,并以中华人民共和国主席令第15号公布) 中华人民共和国合同法(于1999年3月15日由全国人民代表大会通过,并以中华人民共和国主席令第15号公布), Complete document (pdf) [212 KB] 中华人民共和国合同法(于1999年3月15日由全国人民代表大会通过,并以中华人民共和国主席令第15号公布), Complete document (htm) [418 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

English

Contract Law of the People’s Republic of China (adopted by the National People’s Congress on March 15, 1999, and promulgated by the Presidential Order No. 15) Contract Law of the People’s Republic of China (adopted by the National People’s Congress on March 15, 1999, and promulgated by the Presidential Order No. 15), Complete document (pdf) [42 KB]

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