Supreme Court of China published Judicial Interpretation on Crew Issues Arising During Trials
To encourage consistency in court rulings on crew related issues, the Supreme Court of China published on 27 Sep 2020, its “Judicial Interpretation Regarding the Trial of Crew Members Related Cases” which comprises of 21 articles. These articles provide guidance to the courts on how to address crew claims and crew issues which arise under various contracts, and in the absence of contracts, within defined sets of facts. The Club’s correspondents, Oasis P&I, have provided a free translation of the 21 articles in their Circular No.: 2012 which may be downloaded below.
Oasis Circular 2012 (209 KB)
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