The National People’s Congress will vote on a civil code this week. Photo: Xinhua via APThe National People’s Congress will vote on a civil code this week. Photo: Xinhua via AP
The National People’s Congress will vote on a civil code this week. Photo: Xinhua via AP

After six decades, countdown to vote on China’s draft civil code

  • Legislation expected to bring together a range of laws under one umbrella and go to a vote on Thursday
  • Proposed code to underscore Beijing’s commitment to private property but the key to its success will be enforcement, analyst says
Topic |   Two Sessions 2020 (Lianghui)
The National People’s Congress will vote on a civil code this week. Photo: Xinhua via APThe National People’s Congress will vote on a civil code this week. Photo: Xinhua via AP
The National People’s Congress will vote on a civil code this week. Photo: Xinhua via AP
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