I. Which provisions apply to the work of blockchain lawyer investigation order?
Answer: Guangzhou courts carry out the work of blockchain lawyer investigation order in accordance with the Provisions on the Application of Lawyer Investigation Order in Civil Procedure formulated by the Guangdong Higher People's Court and the Department of Justice of Guangdong Province (hereinafter referred to as these "Provisions").
II. What are the advantages of blockchain lawyer investigation order compared with traditional paper lawyer investigation order?
Answer: Compared with the traditional paper lawyer investigation order, the blockchain lawyer investigation order has advantages in terms of "efficiency, convenience and safety". "Efficiency" means it is processed faster online, "convenience" means reduction of lawyer's mailing or transportation costs, and "safety" means the blockchain evidence is credible, traceable and verifiable which can effectively prevent forgery or tampering.
III. How to use blockchain evidence preservation technology in the process of blockchain lawyer investigation order?
Answer: in order to solve the problems in respect of damage, loss, authenticity and validity of lawyer investigation order, the service of lawyer investigation order is built on the Guangzhou judicial blockchain - "Online Law Chain System", and on the tamper-proof, process traceability and contractual intelligent execution of blockchain technology data, and provides the following judicial services:
1. Full life-cycle traceability of the lawyer investigation order. The co-chain of real-time data, from the application by lawyers, to the application review and issuance of lawyer investigation order by the judge, use of lawyer investigation order, verification by the assisting unit or person, and the feedback from lawyers, leaves marks of high credible operation and traceability to enhance judicial credibility.
2. The credible verification of the lawyer investigation order. A credible verification channel between judicial organs for encrypted data transmission, documents and certificates is built to provide reliable and convenient support for the verification of lawyer's identity and the investigation order.
3. Real-time preservation and fixing of investigation results. Through the blockchain judicial evidence preservation service, a lawyer can make co-chain and existence proof for the electronic evidence material after the investigation is completed to secure the investigation result in time, and make one-click extraction for the existing evidence material preserved in the case.
IV. Which channels can a lawyer apply for blockchain lawyer investigation order?
Answer: An attorney can apply for blockchain lawyer investigation order through Guangzhou Court Lawyer Online Service Platform (search "Guangzhou Court Lawyer Online Service Platform" in Baidu of PC terminal or directly enter URL "http://ssfw.gzcourt.gov.cn/") or Guangzhou mini court applet (search "Guangzhou Mini Court" applet in Mobile WeChat).
V. What is the application process for blockchain lawyer investigation order?
Answer: Step 1, an attorney needs to register a real name account on the Guangzhou court lawyer online service platform (a practicing lawyer in Guangzhou can log in directly according to the instructions; if login is not available, he/she should register). Step 2, after registering the account, the attorney can visit Guangzhou Court Lawyer Online Service Platform or WeChat applet to view the cases bound with the system. If the system has bound a target case, he/she can directly apply for a blockchain lawyer investigation order; if it is not bound, he/she can apply to the judge for binding the case with the system. Step 3, after the binding is completed, the attorney can apply for a blockchain lawyer investigation order online through Guangzhou Court Lawyer Online Service Platform or WeChat applet. After the judge accepts the application and issues the investigation order, he/she can go to the assisting unit or person for investigation with the electronic or printed blockchain lawyer investigation order (See Operating Manual).
VI. Is it required to mail paper application materials to the judge after the online application for blockchain lawyer investigation order is made?
Answer: The materials required to apply for blockchain lawyer investigation orders can be scanned and uploaded without paper materials.
VII.At which stage of the lawsuit a blockchain lawyer investigation order can be applied?
Answer: Where a civil litigant and his or her attorney could not collect relevant evidence of the lawsuit case on their own for objective reasons, the attorney may apply for a lawyer investigation order. In accordance with Article 2 of these Provisions, an attorney may apply for an investigation order at the stage of filing, trial and execution other than the examination stage of retrial.
VIII. Does a lawyer can make online application only for a lawyer investigation order after the blockchain lawyer investigation order service is online?
Answer: in order to provide more convenient lawyer investigation order service and promote the overall efficient and safe operation thereof, an attorney should, in principle, make online application for lawyer investigation order in courts of Guangzhou after the blockchain lawyer investigation order service is online. If online application is not available in special circumstances, the attorney must communicate with the presiding judge.
IX. How does a unit or personassisting investigation verify the authenticity of the blockchain lawyer investigation order?
Answer: The unit or person assisting investigation can log on Guangzhou Mini Court applet → Mini Lawsuit → Check More → Document Verification, and scan bar code for the authenticity and content verification of a blockchain lawyer investigation order.
X. How does a lawyer, and a unit or person assisting investigation provide feedback about the investigation?
Answer: Guangzhou Mini Court applet supports lawyers and units or persons assisting investigation to upload the obtained evidence and return receipt through photographs (need to print and fill in and seal or sign), and the judge can receive feedback in real time (see Operation Manual). If a unit or person assisting investigation is unable to provide evidence on the spot or considers that the evidence and return receipt should not be transferred by its lawyer, he/she may seal and send it to the issuing court separately.