4th December 2019


What is the penalty for theft in China?

Theft is a felony in Turkey depending on circumstances you could receive up to 20 years of imprisonment and/ or labor and/or heavy fines. In China theft results in a minimum of 10 years imprisonment, life sentence, or even death penalty.

Accordingly, what is the legal system in China?

The legal system of the People's Republic of China (PRC) is defined by the government as a “socialist legal system.” Despite the official definition, however, China's legal system is based primarily on the model of Civil Law. The Constitution of the People's Republic of China is the highest law within China.

Is there police in China?

While there are no municipal government police departments, municipalities in China have uniformed, but unarmed inspection officers under the command of each municipalities' "City Urban Administrative and Law Enforcement Bureau". More commonly known as "Chengguan", the Chinese abbreviation of the term.

Is China common law or civil law?

Civil law today, in theory, is interpreted rather than developed or made by judges. Only legislative enactments (rather than legal precedents, as in common law) are considered legally binding. Chinese law: a mixture of civil law and socialist law in use in the People's Republic of China.
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