What is to be done if the current Chinese laws are in conflict with the international conventions?
There are two cases in which China’s current laws are in conflict with the international human rights conventions which China has ratified. One is that before ratification, China will make some reservations or make explanatory statements concerning matters that the domestic laws are unable to protect at the present stage and the fundamental conflicts of values between the domestic laws and the international conventions to be ratified, which will be withdrawn after the domestic laws have become mature. The second is that before ratification, China will revise or abrogate the current laws that come into conflict with international conventions but that must follow the provisions of the international convention so as to ensure the effective implementation of the international human rights convention. Once the international convention is ratified, there should be assumption, jurisprudentially and legally, that the domestic laws are identical with the international convention. Even if confli