Interpretation of the Supreme People's Court on Several Issues concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Cases about Disputes Over Lease Contracts on Urban Buildings has been revised by the Supreme Court on December 23th, 2020. Details of this new revision would be stated as follows by Dongjin:
- Same as other changes within the whole law system in 2021, Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China has been added as the guideline and basis for ruling cases of disputes over lease contracts on urban buildings. And also adjust the corresponding article numbers which are quoted from the Civil Code of the People's Republic of China.
- Delete contents about recognition on the validity of the registration and filing procedures for lease contracts.
- Delete relevant contexts of third party sublease contracts.
- Delete contents about preemption right of lessee like violation of preemption right by lessor and lessee's preemption right when he/she fails to participate in the auction of the house.
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