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On May 22, as an important content of the National People’s Congress and the National People’s Congress this year, the draft civil code that has been brewing for many years was submitted to the Third Session of the 13th National People’s Congress for deliberation. This will be China’s first law named after a code.

The draft of the Civil Code, known as the “Encyclopedia of Social Life”, is “integrated” from the General Principles of Civil Law and the various sub-drafts, including the General Regulations, Property Rights, Contracts, Personal Rights, Marriage and Family The Inheritance, Infringement Liability and Supplementary Provisions contain more than 1,200 articles, covering the entire life of a citizen’s life and death. After the promulgation of the Civil Code, relevant laws of China’s current civil law, property law, etc. will be replaced.

As a “declaration” of people’s rights in the new era, the draft of the Civil Code fully reflects the characteristics of the times. The draft responded directly to social hotspots and people ’s concerns such as the expiration of 70 years of land use rights for residential construction, parabolic drops from high altitude, sexual harassment, and personal information collected by mobile apps. It is particularly noteworthy that the draft also embodies targeted considerations for epidemic prevention and control.

Point 1-Epidemic situation: protect the “guardian” who is unattended under special circumstances, and clarify the emergency response responsibility of the property