China ratifies civil, commercial judicial assistance treaty with Brazil

(Xinhua) Updated : 2015-07-22

China's top legislature ratified a bilateral treaty on civil and commercial judicial assistance with Brazil on Oct 31, 2009.

The pact was submitted by the State Council, or cabinet, to the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) for deliberation on Wednesday.

The treaty was signed in Beijing by China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi and Brazil's Foreign Minister Celso Amorim on May 19, 2009.

The 30-item treaty covers application and implementation of judicial assistance and contact approach, evidence collection and dispute resolution in assistance.