Application of Foreign Related Civil Relations
On December 1, 2023, the Supreme People’s Court issued the “Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on Several Issues Concerning the Application of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Application of Foreign Related Civil Relations (II)” (hereinafter referred to as “Interpretation II”), and will come into effect on January 1, 2024, We have systematically standardized the key and difficult issues that have long constrained the identification of foreign laws in judicial practice.
Interpretation (II) adheres to a problem oriented approach, designs the content of the articles from a practical and practical perspective, and improves the enthusiasm and work efficiency of frontline judges in identifying foreign laws. Interpretation (II) greatly expands the channels for foreign legal investigation, not only enhancing the operability of the investigation channels, but also providing open regulations that other appropriate channels can be utilized. At the same time, Interpretation (II) has refined the procedures for identifying foreign laws and clarified and unified the standards for reviewing and identifying foreign laws.