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LAWS & REGULATIONS


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It is our hope that the information provided here will be of some help if you need to understand your own or someone else's legal standing while facing persecution. Please be aware that this section is not regularly updated, so make sure to check whether amendments have been made to the laws herein presented before using the information below.

This section is divided as follows:
(a) an overview of the criminal law procedures of China;
(b) links to key Chinese laws;
(c) translations of lesser known laws relevant to rights defenders in China; and
(d) charts and tables showing how the Chinese criminal law process works.

Overview of Chinese criminal law procedures


The file below is an in-house produced 57 pages long overview of Chinese criminal law, dealing with detentions, searches, arrests and many similar issues. We take no responsibility for the factual correctness of this document. To be entirely sure the information is correct, make sure to consult the Chinese original laws and regulations.

Key Chinese Laws


If any of these links have ceased working, please email us. For more legal resources in English, we recommend Law info China

Constitution

Regulations of the People's Republic of China on Open Government Information

Regulation of the People's Republic of China Concerning Resident Identity Cards

People's Police Law of the People's Republic of China, part 1
People's Police Law of the People's Republic of China, part 2

Prison Law of the People's Republic of China, part 1
Prison Law of the People's Republic of China, part 2

Interim Provisions on Lawyers Meeting Criminals in Custody in Prison

Regulation on Letters and Visits

Law of the People's Republic of China on Guarding State Secrets

State Security Law of the People's Republic of China

Law of the People’ Republic of China on Administrative Penalties for Public Security

Organic Law of the People's Procuratorates of the People's Republic of China

Law of the People's Republic of China on Lawyers

Judges Law of the People's Republic of China

Law of the People’s Courts of the People’s Republic of China

Law of the People's Republic of China on Administrative Penalty

Public Procurators Law of the People's Republic of China

Criminal Procedure Law of the People's Republic of China

Criminal Law of the People's Republic of China

Administrative Procedure Law of the People's Republic of China

Provisions on the Administration of the Use of Identification Cards by the People’s Police in Public Security Organs

Provisions on the Work of Prison Education and Reform

Law of the People's Republic of China on State Compensation

Other relevant Chinese Laws


This section contains some in-house translated laws and regulations. We take no responsibility for the factual correctness in these translations. To be entirely sure the information is correct, consult the Chinese language version.

Detention centers:

Lawyers and law firms:

Land and property rights/forced evictions and demolitions:

  • 2003 National Regulations for Urban Residential Eviction and Demolition Administrative Arbitration Work (also known as the Rules of the Administration Awards for Urban Housing Renewal): DOES NOT EXIST IN ENGLISH

'Custodial' psychiatric institutions:

(No national regulation exist for custodial psychiatric institutions)

Charts and tables of Chinese criminal law


A table showing the process, time limits and regulations related to the process for Criminal cases handed by the Procuratorate: Criminal Case Time Limits for Procuratorate.pdf

A table showing the process, time limits and regulations related to the process for Criminal cases handed by the Public Security Bureau: Criminal Case Time Limits for Police.pdf


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