Civil Code Reform

Consultation No.88

The Minister of Justice considers that provisions of law of obligations in the Civil Code, the basic code of private law, need to be reformed especially focusing on those provisions governing contract which are deeply relate to people’s daily life and economic activities. This comes from the viewpoint that the Civil Code provisions need to correspond to the changes of social economy since its legislation so that they become more understandable to the public. Accordingly, the Minister of Justice requests the Legislative Council to present the basic policy of the reform.