Country overview

An overview of the country, its geography, political make-up, legal system and courts.

P R China :: The Courts

At the top of the judicial hierarchy, there is the Supreme People’s Court, which sits as the final court of appeal …

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P R China :: The Constitution

The national Constitution was first introduced in 1954, but has been amended multiple times …

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P R China :: Legal Framework

China uses a mainly civil law system with seven principle laws: the Constitution, the Civil and Commercial Law, the Civil and Criminal Procedures Law, the Economic Law, the Criminal Law, the Administrative Laws and the Social Law …

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P R China :: Country profile

The People’s Republic of China is located in East Asia and covers a total area of 9 …

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