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This is a follow up of the question we discussed previously. I consulted a few lawyers in China. Some said this is a historical issue and the court is not likely to take it. On debt collection and purely housing issue, there are maximum 20 years effective time period. However, some of them suggest using "violation of private property right", or "restoring private property right" to sue because property right does not expire. The defendant violated property right and the defendant is still the same legal entity (i.e.bureau of a local government) as that 35 years ago. Does this make sense in this country? Does the owner of the property has to be alive to sue even if property right does not expire. Lastly, the concept of private property right was established in law only in recent 10 years. I am not sure the law can be applied to the event happened prior to when the property right is recognized in law.Thanks.
just leave the question open. Thanks