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Law of China on Rights in Rem: impact on the real estate sector

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • China
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  • May 31 2007

On March 16, 2007, the 5th Session of China’s 10th National People's Congress adopted the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Rights in Rem, which will take effect on October 1, 2007

New rule on administration of proceeds from grant of state-owned land use right

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • China
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  • March 27 2007

On December 17, 2006, the General Office of the State Council issued the Circular of the General Office of the State Council on Regulating the Administration of Proceeds from Grant of the Stateowned Land Use Right ( 2006100 , the “Circular 100”) in order to reinforce land administration, protect arable land, and promote intensive utilization of land

China updates the rules for land registration in order to keep pace with the Property Law

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • China
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  • March 31 2008

The Measures for Land Registration (the Measures) went into effect in China on February 1, 2008, signifying a step by the Ministry of Land and Resources (the MLR) to implement the relevant provisions in the Property Law, which went into effect on October 1, 2007

China’s highest court issues judicial interpretations concerning application of the Property Law in reviewing cases

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • November 3 2009

On October 1, 2009, two sets of judicial interpretations issued by the Supreme Court of the PRC came into effect to address certain issues in applying Property Law in handling disputes concerning property management services and condominium ownership

New circular re-imposes restrictions on purchases of properties in China by foreign entities and individuals - a sense of déjà vu

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • China
  • -
  • November 30 2010

On 15 November 2010, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) jointly issued the Circular on Further Standardising the Administration of Property Purchases by Overseas Institutions and Foreigners ("Circular 186"), which re-imposes restrictions on the purchase of properties by foreign entities with a presence in China and foreign individuals

China’s property law: impact on the real estate sector

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • December 9 2008

China’s Law on Rights in Rem, which took effect on October 1, 2007, contains many important legislative innovations and sets forth a number of ground-breaking rules that have had a profound impact on China’s economy, particularly in the real estate sector

Chinese government launches favorable policies to promote trading in the real estate

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • March 4 2009

On December 20, 2008, the General Office of the State Council issued the Several Opinions on Promoting the Sound Development of the Real Estate Market, which took effect on the same day

Administrative measures for the Shanghai land-transaction market

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • China
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  • June 30 2008

In order to regulate transactions involving state-owned land-use rights (Land Transactions) and to add transparency to the transaction process, the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government (the Shanghai Government) opened the Shanghai Land Exchange (the Exchange) on March 1, 2008

Notice on the relevant issues concerning strengthening the supervision of real estate appraisal institutions

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • China
  • -
  • February 26 2007

In order to standardize the approval of qualification of real estate appraisal institutions, and strengthen the supervision on real estate appraisal institutions, on December 7, 2006, the Ministry of Construction issued the Notice on the Relevant Issues Concerning Strengthening the Supervision of Real Estate Appraisal Institutions

Judicial interpretations regarding disputes in connection with building ownership (the Judicial Interpretations on Building Ownership)

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • China
  • -
  • November 3 2009

The Judicial Interpretations on Building Ownership cover a number of issues long-discussed among legal scholars after the Property Law of the PRC was adopted in 2007