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CIETAC Guidelines on Evidence Will be Effective as of March 1,2015

5 February 2015


In order to assist the parties, their counsel and arbitral tribunals in dealing with issues of evidence more efficiently in arbitration proceedings, CIETAC adopts its Guidelines on Evidence (“Guidelines”) in accordance with the Arbitration Law of the People’s Republic of China, the CIETAC Arbitration Rules (“Arbitration Rules”), CIETAC’s arbitration practice, and with appropriate reference to the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration as well as those of the Chinese principles of evidence in civil litigation that are suitable for use in arbitration. The Guidelines, passed by the CIETAC Chairmen’s meeting in September 26, 2014, will come into effect as of March 1, 2015.


CIETAC Guidelines on Evidence