On May 28, 2020, the Civil Code of People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the “Chinese Civil Code”), one of the most important laws in the Chinese legal system, was passed by the Chinese National Congress and will become effective on the very first day of 2021.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo International & Comparative Law Review website on November 24, 2020. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Zhu, Jiang, "Comparison of the Testamentary Forms between the UPC and the Chinese Civil Code" (2020). CICLR Online. 11.