China ratifies civil, commercial judicial assistance treaty with Peru
China's top legislature ratified a bilateral treaty on civil and commercial judicial assistance with Peru on Feb 28, 2009.
The pact was submitted by the State Council, or cabinet, to the seventh session of 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 Peruvian Foreign Minister Jose Garcia Belaunde on March 19, 2008.
The pact accords with Chinese legal principles, judicial practices, interests and needs, according to the statement submitted to the NPC Standing Committee.
The 33-item treaty covers application and implementation of judicial assistance and contact approach, evidence collection and dispute resolution in assistance.