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Name: Criminal Procedure Code of the People's Republic of China (Order No.55 of the President of the People's Republic of China).
Country: China
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1979-07-01
Entry into force:
ISN: CHN-1979-L-60490
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=60490&p_lang=en
Bibliography: American Series of Foreign Penal Codes. China, 1985, Chin Kim, USA, Fred B. Rothman & Co.,Colorado
English Translation, 58 pages PDF PDF
Unofficial English translation (consolidated to 1996) Unofficial English translation (consolidated to 1996) Procedural Law Research Institution, China University of Political Science and Law, http://www.procedurallaw.cn, China PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-01-17)
Legislation on-line in English and Chinese Legislation on-line in English and Chinese Chinalawinfo Co. Ltd, Peking University, China PDF of Extracts in English and Chinese of the Law as amended to 2012 PDF of Extracts in English and Chinese of the Law as amended to 2012 (consulted on 2013-04-19)
Legislation on-line in English and Chinese Legislation on-line in English and Chinese Chinalawinfo Co., Ltd, Peking University Center for Legal Information, China (consulted on 2014-10-11)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on criminal procedure. Part I establishes guiding ideology, fundamental principles, and jurisdiction of different courts. Also regulates disqualification of judges and prosecutors, right of the accused to defend himself, evidence, compulsory measures, supplementary civil action, periods and service. Part II makes provision for filing a case, investigation and institution of public prosecution. Part III deals with trial, and Part IV with execution.
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