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Modern Chinese Law & Legal Chinese
Last Updated Date:   9 June 2022


5 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This course provides an introduction to the latest legal developments and areas of significance in modern China. Topics covered include Chinese legal system, legal institutions, civil law, corporate law, finance law and dispute resolution. Through this module, students will benefit from learning substantive aspects of modern Chinese law and will be conversant with Mandarin in the legal context. This course is conducted primarily in Chinese (Mandarin) and is intended for students who possess a basic level of Chinese (Mandarin).


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Course Convenor: A/P Lin Lin

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4009V / LL5009V / LL6009V / LLJ5009V

Contact Hours: 3-hrs continuous weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 20%; Group Presentation - 30 & Research Paper - 50% [Due: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 (9am)]

Preclusions: Exchange students from law schools in China and post-graduate students who are graduates of law schools in China are precluded from taking this course for credit.

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent.

(1) At least a B4 for GCE ‘O’ Level Chinese or Higher Chinese; OR
(2) At least a B in GCE ‘A’ Level H1 Chinese or H2 Chinese; OR
(3) Equivalent qualifications may be accepted.

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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