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Understanding China legislation
This note lists and links several practice notes that drafted by Practical Law China that can help to have better understanding on China's varies legislation system.
A note explaining the sources of Chinese law. The note addresses the types and ordering of Chinese legislation, the relationship between national and local legislation and the role played by judicial interpretations and guiding cases. It also explains the Chinese legislative calendar and where to find information about pending legislation.
A note explaining the Chinese legislation system at a national level （宪法，行政法规，部门/部委规章）, with examples for commercial lawyers. It summarises the structure of Chinese national legislation and addresses the interaction of different types of national legislation, as well as providing information on judicial interpretation.
A note explaining the Chinese legislation system at a local level （地方性法规, 地方性规章）, with examples for commercial lawyers. It summarises the structure of Chinese local legislation and addresses the interaction of different types of local legislation, as well as providing information on local court rules.
For a list of Chinese legislation referenced on Practical Law China with links to bilingual English-Chinese versions (requires a Westlaw China subscription), see China Legislation ( www.practicallaw.com/0-521-4977) .