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Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Asia
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Australian Legislation and Regulations

  • Foreign Judgments Act 1991 (Act No. 112 of 1991, as amended) (Cth) ss 3(1), 5(4), 5(6), 6(13), 7(2), 7(2)(a)(v), 7(2)(a)(vi), 7(2)(a)(xi), 7(2)(b), 7(3)(a)(i); 7(3)(a)(ii); 7(3)(a)(iii); 7(3)(a)(iv); 7(3)(a)(v); 7(3)(b), 7(3)(c); 7(4); 7(4)(a), 7(5)(a)(ii); 7(5)(c)(i); 7(5)(d); 7(5)(e), 8 and 12.

  • Foreign Judgments Regulations 1992 (Statutory Rules No 321 of 1992, as amended) (Cth) (Australia) rr 3–5; and Schedule items 16, 25 and 16A.

  • Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (New South Wales, Australia) Pt 25, Div 2.

Australian Cases

  • Bao v Qu; Tian (No 2) [2020] NSWSC 588 (19 May 2020) where the Supreme Court of (the Australian state of) New South Wales enforced a judgment of the Qingdao Intermediate People’s Court of Shandong Province.
  • Benefit Strategies Group Inc v Prider [2005] SASC 194; (2005) 91 SASR 544 544 (1 June 2005) (Full Court of the Supreme Court of South Australia, Australia)
  • Boele v Norsemeter Holding AS [2002] NSWCA 363 (13 November 2002) (Court of Appeal of New South Wales, Australia).
  • Close v Arnot [1997] NSWSC 569 (21 November 1997) (Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia).
  • Doe v Howard [2015] VSC 75 (6 March 2015) (Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia).
  • Federal Finance & Mortgage Ltd v Winternitz (unreported, SC(NSW), Sully J, 13720/1988, 9 November 1989, BC8901479) (Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia).
  • First Property Holdings Pte Ltd v Nyunt [2019] NSWSC 249 (13 March 2019) (Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia).
  • Keele v Findley (1990) 21 NSWLR 444 (26 November 1990) (Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia).
  • Ki Won Yoon v Young Dung Song (2000) 158 FLR 295; [2000] NSWSC 1147 (8 December 2000) (Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia).
  • Kok v Resorts World Sentosa Pte Ltd [2017] WASCA 150 (14 August 2017) (Court of Appeal of Western Australia, Australia).
  • Quarter Enterprises Pty Ltd v Allardyce Lumber Company Ltd (2014) 85 NSWLR 404; [2014] NSWCA 3 (6 February 2014) (New South Wales Court of Appeal, Australia)
  • Lamb v Cotogno (1987) [1987] HCA 47; 164 CLR 1 (13 October 1987) (High Court of Australia).
  • Liu v Ma & Anor [2017] VSC 810 (19 December 2017) where the Supreme Court of (the Australian state of) Victoria recognised and enforced a judgment rendered by the People’s Court of Jiangsu Nantong Chongchuan District in China
  • PT Bayan Resources v BCBC Singapore [2015] HCA 36; (2015) 258 CLR 1 (14 October 2015) (High Court of Australia).
  • Schnabel v Lui [2002] NSWSC 15 (1 February 2002) (Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia).
  • Suzhou Haishun Investment Management Co Ltd v Zhao & Ors [2019] VSC 110 (27 February 2019) where the Supreme Court of Victoria recognised and enforced judgments rendered by the People’s Court of Huqiu District, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province
  • Voth v Manildra Flour Mills Pty Ltd (1990) 171 CLR 538 (13 December 1990) (High Court of Australia)
  • Xu v Wang [2019] VSC 269 (30 April 2019) (Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia) where the Supreme Court of Victoria refused to recognise and enforce a judgment of the Intermediate People’s Court of Ningbo, Zhejiang Province.

Chinese codes

  • Civil Procedure Law of the People's Republic of China (issued 9 April 1991; amended 31 August 2012 and 27 June 2017; enacted 1 July 2017) (translated) (中华人民共和国民事诉讼法).
  • Enterprise Bankruptcy Law of the People’s Republic of China (adopted 27 August 2006) (中华人民共和国企业破产法).

Interpretations and Opinions of the Supreme People's Court

Chinese cases

  • (2005) HUI ZHONG FA MIN CHU ZI No 145 (20 June 2005) (Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court, Guangdong Province, China) (translated) ((2005) 穗中法民三初字第146号民事裁定) where the Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court recognised a bankruptcy judgment from the Tribunal de Commerce de Poitiers France that ordered a corporate debtor to enter into liquidation and ordered the appointment of a liquidator.

  • (2010) MIN SI TA ZI No. 81 (23 December 2010) (Supreme People's Court, China) (translated) ((2010)民四他字第81号).

  • (2011) SHEN ZHONG FA MIN YI CHU ZI No 45 (30 September 2011) (Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court, Guangdong Province, China) (translated) ((2011)深中法民一初字第45号) where the Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court refused to recognise and enforce a judgment of the Seoul Western District Court.

  • (2012) E WUHAN ZHONG MIN SHANG WAI CHU ZI No 00016 (26 November 2013) (Wuhan Intermediate People's Court, Hubei Province, China) (translated) ((2012)鄂武汉中民商外初字第0016号). In this case, the Chinese court recognised a judgment by the District Court of Montabaur in Germany that appointed a bankruptcy administrator and regulated certain aspects of the administrator’s capacity to act.

  • (2014) NING MIN REN ZI No 13 (2014) (10 March 2015) (Ningde Intermediate People's Court, Fujian Province, China) (translated) (宁民认字第13号民事裁定书) where Ningde Intermediate People's Court which refused to enforce a judgment of the High Court of Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia for want of reciprocity.

  • (2015) SHEN ZHONG MIN SI TE ZI No 2 (8 April 2015) (Shenyang Intermediate People's Court, Liaoning Province, China) (translated) ((2015)沈中民四特字第2号民事裁定书) where the Shenyang Intermediate People's Court refused to recognise and enforce a judgment of the Seoul Southern District Court.

  • (2015) E WUHAN ZHONG MIN SHANG WAI CHU ZI No 00026 (30 June 2017) (Wuhan Intermediate People’s Court, Hubei Province, China) (translated) ((2015)鄂武汉中民商外初字第00026号). The text of the judgment is available at China Justice Observer.

  • (2016) SU 01 XIE WAI REN No 3 (9 December 2016) (Nanjing Intermediate People's Court, Jiangsu Province, China) (translated) ((2016) 苏01协外认3号) where, for the first time, a Chinese court recognised and enforced a judgment of the courts of Singapore. The text of (2016) SU 01 XIE WAI REN No 3 is available at China Justice Observer.

  • (2017) ZHE 03 XIE WAI REN No 7 (Wenzhou Intermediate People's Court, Zhejiang Province, China) (translated) ((2017) 浙03协外认7号).

  • (2018) LU 02 XIE WAI REN No 6 (25 March 2019) (Qingdao Intermediate People's Court, Shandong Province, China) (translated) ((2018)鲁02协外认6号). An English translation of the decision is available at China Justice Observer.

  • (2019) HU 01 XIE WAI REN No 17 (2 April 2020) (Shanghai No. 1 Intermediate People's Court, Shanghai Municipality, China) (translated) ((2019)沪01协外认17号).

Chinese bilateral agreements and consensuses

  • Agreement on Judicial Assistance in Civil and Criminal Matters between the People's Republic of China and Lao People's Democratic Republic (signed 25 January 1999) (translated) (中华⼈⺠共和国和老挝人民民主共和国关于⺠事和刑事司法协助的条约).

  • Agreement on Judicial Assistance in Civil and Commercial Matters between the People's Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (signed 19 October 1998) (translated) (中华⼈⺠共和国和越南社会主义共和国关于⺠事和刑事司法协助的条约).

  • People's Court News Media Corporation, “The 2nd China–ASEAN Justice Forum Nanning Statement”, The Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China (9 June 2017) (translated) 人民法院新闻传媒总社,《第二届中国-东盟大法官论坛南宁声明》, 中华人民共和国最高人民法院,2017年6月9日。An English translation of the Nanning Statement is available atChina Justice Observer.

  • Memorandum of Guidance between the Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China and the Supreme Court of Singapore on Recognition and Enforcement of Money Judgments in Commercial Cases (signed 31 August 2018) (translated) (中华人民共和国人民法院和新加坡最高法院关于承认与执行商事案件金钱判决的指导备忘录). The Memorandum is available in both English here and Chinese.

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