The Supreme People’s Court of China urged the local judicial system to adopt blockchain technology to build up connections between courts across the country by 2025.
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- The Supreme Court said in a document published on Wednesday that blockchain can utilize the verification and sharing of judicial data, legal documents and reports.
- The document noted that there are over 2.2 billion pieces of judicial certificates stored on the blockchain.
- The Supreme Court said blockchain will improve efficiency across judicial processes such as case filing, information query and verification, and communication between different judicial systems.
- The Supreme Court also proposed establishing cross-chain collaborations between court, law enforcement, and regulators.
- The document also said the court should collaborate with various blockchain platforms to improve intellectual property protection, business environment optimization, corporate bankruptcy and reorganization, and social credit system.
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