China’s Supreme Court Issues Judicial Interpretation to Ease Document Delivery Hurdle across Strait

From Xinhua:

The Supreme People’s Court (SPC) of China on Tuesday issued a judicial interpretation aiming to solve the problem of sending litigation documents between the mainland and Taiwan.

The regulations on delivering civil bills of indictment regarding Taiwan residents, released on Tuesday, would take effect the next day.

Huang Songyou, SPC vice president, told a press conference that mainland courts handled an increasing number of cases relating to people living in Taiwan in recent years. Statistics show, the courts dealt with 4,163 such cases in 2007, up 18 percent over 2006.

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