An extensive collection of Chinese law and legal information

ChinaLawInfo is a comprehensive online resource offering access to Chinese law from the central to local levels, starting from 1949. Laws and regulations, judicial cases, court judgments, treaties, foreign and international laws, arbitration awards, interpretations, commentaries, and more are brought together in this powerful database. Special sections deal with tax law, World Trade Organization treaties, and other areas of specialized interest, while the “Annotated Chinese Laws” section helps users understand the context and meaning of more than 100 Chinese laws, annotated article by article. Related laws, regulations, cases, and law review articles are hyperlinked together, to give further context to users.


Key Stats

  • Archive: 1949-present (most content from 2000-present)
  • Language: Chinese
  • Country: China
  • Updates: Daily
  • Format: Full text
  • Producer: ChinaLawInfo
  • Platform: ChinaLawInfo

About ChinaLawInfo

ChinaLawInfo features an easy-to-use Chinese interface with the ability to search by title, docket number, keyword, subject, promulgator, promulgation date, or effective date.

Database coverage includes:

  • All the laws and administrative regulations, ministerial rules, judicial interpretations of the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate
  • Law, Regulations, Ministerial Rules & Judicial Interpretations
  • Local Regulations and Rules
  • Judicial Cases from the Gazette of the Supreme People’s Court
  • Selected Court Judgments
  • Commentaries on Classic Cases
  • Arbitration Awards and Cases
  • China-Related Treaties
  • Foreign & International Laws
  • Interpretations of Statutory Provisions
  • Model Contracts and Legal Documents
  • Academic Documents of Law
  • Legislative Background Materials
  • ChinaLawInfo Practitioner’s Guide, Legal Course, and more

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