The product liability system in China: recent changes and prospects

Thomas, Kristie (2014) The product liability system in China: recent changes and prospects. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 63 (3). pp. 755-775. ISSN 0020-5893

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Abstract

Following the enactment of the 2009 Tort Liability Law, the product liability system in China is largely complete. This article sketches the development of this system before outlining some of the main substantive provisions in force today and drawing comparisons between the Chinese approach and the US and European provisions. The Article will conclude that China’s product liability system provides an interesting case study which enriches the study of global trends and norms in the product liability arena. In line with many other countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, the main influence on China has been the EC Directive rather than the US model.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Accepted author manuscript copyright CUP
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Social Sciences > Nottingham University Business School
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0020589314000219
Depositing User: Thomas, Kristie
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2015 14:07
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2016 20:34
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/29178

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