China’ s Latest Laws and regulations in October 2013, Part I

1.Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on the Procedures of Dealing with Self-Compensation Cases

Promulgated on July 26, 2013 by the Supreme People’s Court, the Provisions on the Procedures of Dealing with Self-Compensation Cases were effective on September 1, 2013.

The self-compensation cases in the Provisions refer to the cases of state compensation handled by a People’s Court where such court is the judicial organ liable for the compensation. The Provisions further indicates that the State compensation groups of primary People’s Courts, and compensation committees of the Intermediate People’s Courts or the People’s Courts of higher level shall each be responsible for the handling of self-compensation cases at the same level. In regard to compensation applications made by a claimant, the People’s Courts shall conduct an examination and file each case in accordance with the Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on the Work of Case Filing of State Compensation Cases.

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