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CMS, China Guide on New PRC Civil Code

27 November 2020

On 28 May 2020, the Civil Code of the People's Republic of China (“PRC Civil Code”), which is the People’s Republic of China’s first combined codification of the civil law ever, has been adopted by the 13th National People's Congress. The PRC Civil Code will enter into effect on 1 January 2021.

CMS, China has made a comprehensive analysis on the content and impact of the new law, especially regarding Contract Part, Property Law Part and Tort Part of the new law, in the form of a Guide. Please click here to download the Guide.


Portrait of Ulrike Glueck
Dr. Ulrike Glueck
Managing Partner