China - Supreme Court issues Guiding Opinions in Covid-19 civil trial cases

China - Supreme Court issues Guiding Opinions in Covid-19 civil trial cases 

On 16.06.20, the Supreme Court of China issued its Guiding Opinions on “Several Issues Concerning the Proper Handling of Civil Cases Related to COVID-19 Epidemic in Accordance with the Law (III)”. These Guiding Opinions consist of nine parts.  The UK Club’s correspondents, Oasis P&I Services Company Limited, have helpfully summarised those parts of the Guiding Opinions relevant to the maritime industry in their Oasis Circular No.: 2007 dated 17.06.20 attached herewith. 

These Guiding Opinions will be of assistance to all Members trading to or from China, or who are currently involved in litigation proceedings in China. 

The full circular is available to download below. 

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