|Name:||Criminal Law of the PRC.|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Statutes and Regulations of the People's Republic of China, 1986, Vol. I, item 790706, 18 p.
|Bibliography:||Statutes and Regulations of the People's Republic of China, 1986, Vol. I, item 790706, 18 p.
Unofficial English Translation PDF
English translation Ministry of Commerce, Peoples Republic of China (consulted on 2013-03-25)
Legislation on-line Database of Laws and Regulations, National People's Congress, http://www.npc.gov.cn, China PDF of Law in English as amended to 14/03/1997 (consulted on 2013-03-25)
Legislation on-line Congressional Executive Commission on China, USA PDF of Law as amended to Amendment VIII of 2011 (consulted on 2015-07-03)
Legislation on-line Lawinfo China PDF of Law as amended to 2020 Articles 1-166 in English and Chinese (consulted on 2021-04-30)
|Abstract/Citation:||Sets out the tasks, basic principles, and scope of application of the Criminal Law. Chapter 3 addresses punishments, including, inter alia, the death penalty (s. 5) and deprivation of political rights (s. 7). S. 7 defines political rights as including the right to freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and freedom of association.|