7 series plus supplementary rules, 84 chapters, and 1260 articles, each of which is closely related to you and me ... On the scene of the 15th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress, which opened on December 23, a heavy copy of the Civil Code of the People's Republic of China (Draft) "is placed in front of the participants. This is also the first time that the sub-drafts of the Civil Code and the general provisions of the Civil Code formulated in 2017 have "combined".
Civil law is one of the most important pillars of the "building" of the legal system. China ’s civil code codification work takes two steps: the first step is to introduce the general code of the civil code; the second step is to compile the sub-codes of the civil code, and merge the revised draft sub-codes with the general code of the civil code into a complete civil code draft. It is submitted to the National People's Congress for consideration by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.
It is reported that since August 2018, the fifth, seventh, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, and fourteenth meetings of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress have drafted separate drafts of the Civil Code. Reviewed. At present, the six sub-drafts of the Civil Code, including property rights, contracts, personality rights, marriage and family, inheritance, and tort liability, have all been completed in the second instance, including personality rights, marriage and family, and tort liability. The three sub-drafts completed the third trial.
After each review of the sub-drafts of the Civil Code, opinions from all walks of life were widely sought. Recently, the Constitutional and Legal Committee of the National People's Congress reviewed various drafts of the Civil Code based on the opinions of all parties, incorporated the General Principles of the Civil Code into the draft, and renumbered the articles to form the Civil Code of the People's Republic of China (Draft).
In this draft Civil Code, the General Draft has basically maintained the structure and content of the General Principles of Civil Law. The Draft of Real Right has perfected the relevant provisions such as the right to residency system. Related regulations on sexual harassment, the draft marriage and family draft further clarified the scope of close relatives, etc. The draft tort liability draft perfected the rules for liability for high-altitude thrown objects.
According to reports, according to the codification work plan of the civil code, the draft of the civil code was submitted to the Standing Committee for consideration, and the Standing Committee of the National People ’s Congress made a decision to submit the draft to the third meeting of the 13th National People ’s Congress for consideration next year.
"The draft" combination "signifies that the compilation of the civil code has entered the final stage." Said Wang Yi, dean of the School of Law of Renmin University of China. "A civil code that responds to the question of the times will surely become a socialist legal system with Chinese characteristics. The completion of another important milestone will definitely enhance the modernization of the national governance system and governance capacity. "
Editor-in-chief: Wang Yalan_DW110
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