Notice of the Beijing Municipal People's Government on Expanding the Scope of Legal Aid Matters

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Notice of the Beijing Municipal People's Government on Expanding the Scope of Legal Aid Matters

  • Document NumberNo. 36 [2016] of the Beijing Municipal People's Government
  • Area of Law Government Affairs
  • Level of Authority Local Regulatory Documents
  • Date issued08-05-2016
  • Effective Date08-05-2016
  • Status Effective
  • Issuing Authority People's Government of Beijing Municipality



Notice of the Beijing Municipal People's Government on Expanding the Scope of Legal Aid Matters
(No. 36 [2016] of the Beijing Municipal People's Government)
The people's governments of all districts; all commissions, offices, and bureaus of the Municipal People's Government; and all institutions under the Municipal People's Government:
In order to safeguard the lawful rights and interests of citizens with economic difficulties and promote social fairness and justice, in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation on Legal Aid (Order No. 385, State Council) and the Regulation of Beijing Municipality on Legal Aid and in light of the actual circumstances of this Municipality, you are hereby notified of issues concerning expanding the scope of legal aid matters as follows:
In addition to matters as prescribed in paragraph 1 of Article 10 of the Regulation on Legal Aid (Order No. 385, State Council) and Article 9 of the Regulation of Beijing Municipality on Legal Aid, in any of the following matters where a citizen needs an agent but fails to entrust one, and he or she meets the requirements for applying for legal aid due to economic difficulties, the citizen may apply to the legal aid institutions for legal aid:
I. The citizen claims rights since his or her lawful rights and interests are infringed upon due to the conclusion, performance, modification, rescission or termination of an employment contract.
II. The lawful rights and interests of the citizen are infringed upon due to land requisition, demolition, and relocation and the citizen claims rights in a civil action.
Moreover, when applying for the following matters requiring representation, servicemen and their families that meet the conditions of economic difficulties or are exempted from examination of the conditions of economic difficulties shall be offered legal aid in addition to the aforesaid matters: request for preferential treatment; marriage and family disputes of servicemen; claim for compensation for personal injury or property loss caused by medical negligence, traffic accident, work-related injury as well as other case regarding personal injury; and disputes over quality of agricultural material products, land contracting, housing land as well as insurance compensation.
Beijing Municipal People's Government
August 5, 2016