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Administrative Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China (promulgated by Order No. 16 of the President of the People’s Republic of China on April 4, 1989)

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Year of current version:1989
Date of entry into force of original text:October 1, 1990
Date of Text (Enacted):April 4, 1989
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:Article 14(1) provides inter alia that the Intermediate People’s Courts shall have jurisdiction as courts of first instance over cases of confirming patent rights of invention and cases handled by the Customs.
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中华人民共和国行政诉讼法(1989年4月4日由中华人民共和国主席令第16号发布) 中华人民共和国行政诉讼法(1989年4月4日由中华人民共和国主席令第16号发布), Complete document (pdf) [134 KB] 中华人民共和国行政诉讼法(1989年4月4日由中华人民共和国主席令第16号发布), Complete document (htm) [59 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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Administrative Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China (promulgated by Order No. 16 of the President of the People’s Republic of China on April 4, 1989) Administrative Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China (promulgated by Order No. 16 of the President of the People’s Republic of China on April 4, 1989), Complete document (pdf) [152 KB]

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