China Laws and Regulations Update in August 2023

1. Provisions on Evidence in Civil Litigation on Ecological and Environmental Infringement

Promulgated by The Supreme People’s Court

Promulgation date: 15 August, 2023

Implementation date: 1 September 2023

Document number: LI [2023] No. 6

The Provisions consists of 34 articles, including, in addition to the introductory paragraph, the scope of application, the burden of proof, the investigation, collection and preservation of evidence, the principle of common evidence, expert evidence, orders for the production of documentary evidence, and discretionary damages.