28 June 2016, China

Chinese seniors without the ability to take care of themselves would be given guardians under a draft of rules governing people’ private rights.

The draft, an early step toward a more robust civil code, was submitted to China’s top legislature for a first reading on Monday. The National People’s Congress Standing Committee will discuss the draft rules at its bimonthly session, which runs until Saturday.

In the draft, seniors will be extended help along the lines of those with mental obstacles or who totally or partially lose their cognitive abilities.


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