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3. Territory & Jurisdiction | China
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3.1 Chinese Position on Territorial and Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction

In line with China’s overall emphasis on territorial sovereignty and non-interference with internal affairs, the Chinese position on state jurisdiction has been generally to uphold the territoriality of jurisdiction and disfavor extraterritorial jurisdiction. This approach was made particularly clear in the 2016 Russo-Ch…

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Ling, Bing, “3. Territory & Jurisdiction | China”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_1008>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922

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