China Laws and Regulations Update in July 2022
1. Regulations on Several Issues Concerning Law Application in Cases Regarding Personal Safety Protection Order by the Supreme People’s Court
Promulgated by Supreme People’s Court
Promulgation date: 15 July 2022
Document number: LI17
The Regulations which consists of 13 articles, made with the intention that the personal safety protection order helps prevent related cases from happening, further lifts barriers in the process of case acceptance and decision making, stresses time limits on protecting rights and interests of family violence victims, and clarifies rules mairly in the following aspects: 1. independence of personal safety protection order cases from divorce and other civil proceedings, 2. types of family violence and the application scope of the personal safety protection order, 3. circumstances in which the personal safety protection order can be applied by others with authorization and subjects who can be authorized, 4. evidence forms and criteria, 5. fight against violation of the personal safety protection order. The Regulatiolns also deals with people to whom it applies by reference to Anti-domestic Violence Law, relationship between the personal safety protection order and the divorce action, etc..