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1. Law of the People's Republic of China is the legal regime of the People's Republic of China, with the separate legal traditions and systems of Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau. This policy was changed in 1979, and the PRC has formed an increasingly sophisticated legal system. The PRC's legal system is largely a civil law system, reflecting the influence of Continental European legal systems, especially the German civil law system in the 19th and early 20th centuries. On the other hand, Hong Kong still retains the common law system inherited as a former British colony, and Macau employs a legal system based on that of Portuguese civil law. This is part of the One Country, Two Systems theory. They have their own courts of final appeal and extradition policies. As such, respectively, they are not within the jurisdiction of the court system within the People's Republic of China, which is only effective within mainland China, but their respective Basic Laws are subject to the interpretation power of the Standing Committee of the National People's
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course BUS 401 taught by Professor Terrywilson during the Spring '11 term at Solano Community College.

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