INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE LAW
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will be introduced to the basic concepts and structures of Chinese law and their political and administrative context. It starts with a general survey of legal culture and legal development in China. This will be followed by a general introduction to the legal system/institutions of the PRC. Structures and principles of the Chinese constitutional, administrative, civil, and criminal laws are then explained. Law-making and sources of law, methods of rights protection, roles of law in social and economic development, and mechanisms for dispute resolution etc are carefully examined throughout the subject.
SchoolLa Trobe Law School
Subject Co-ordinatorJianfu Chen
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Special conditions This subject is only offered in China in January/February each year. Entrance into the course is by application only. Application forms are available from and submitted to the Faculty Student Services Office, Donald Whitehead Building 208. They can also be downloaded from the School's home page
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Chinese Law: Context and Transformation||Prescribed||Jianfu, C||LEIDEN / BOSTON: MARTINUS NIJHOFF PUBLISHERS 2008|
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Melbourne, 2015, Week 02-03, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJianfu Chen
Four 10.0 days lecture/workshop per day on weekdays during the day from week 02 to week 03 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Visits to Chinese courts, procuratorates and government organisations. Subject to be taught in English."
|one 4,000-word research essay||90|