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Asia : guide to legal resources: Taiwan - Vietnam

Subjects: Law - Foreign Law

Taiwan (Republic of China, RoC)

Since 1949, Taiwan has maintained independent governent - but the PRC views the island as part of its territory.  For an overview of the public international law question, see the article on Taiwan in the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) via first link below

Our monograph collection for Taiwan is on Level 1, one floor beneath the entrance level accessible via stairs and lift.
New to this jurisdiction? see Chang-fa Luo The legal culture and system of Taiwan (2006) Taiwan 510 L964a
The system shows influences from traditional Chinese, Dutch, Japanese and American legal traditions.



1950/51 The Chinese army liberates Tibet

1959 (Lhasa Uprising), the spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, fled to India. There has been a government-in-exile in India since.

1965 Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR, Xizang Zizhiqu) brought a large area into the legal system of the PRC.

Tibetan diaspora and human rights campaigns

Vietnam, Socialist Republic of