Guiding Case No. 172 of the Supreme People's Court: People v. Qin Jiaxue (criminal case of deforestation with an incidental civil public interest action)
Guiding Case No. 172
criminal, crime of deforestation, ecological restoration, revegetation, expert opinion, deposit
Key Points of Judgment
1. When determining a defendant's obligation to restore the forest ecology and environment, the people's court may refer to expert opinions and the professional opinions issued by forestry planning and design entities and nature reserve authorities, among others, and specify the tree species, tree age, location, number, survival rate, completion time, and other specific requirements for performance of the obligation of restoration.