Chapter I General Provisions
Article 1 This Law is formulated in accordance with the
Constitution of the People's Republic of China in order to meet the
needs of establishing a modern enterprise system, to standardize
the organization and activities of companies, to protect the
legitimate rights and interests of companies, shareholders and
creditors, to maintain social and economic order and to promote the
development of the socialist market economy.
Article 2 The term "company" mentioned in this Law refers to a
limited liability company or a joint stock limited company
incorporated within the territory of the People's Republic of China
in accordance with this Law...