Article 188 The parties to a contract of civil air transport may choose the law applicable to the contract unless otherwise provided by law. In case the parties to the contract have made no such choice, the law of the State most closely related to the contract shall apply.
Article 189 The law of the place where an act of tort occurred shall be applicable to indemnity for damage caused by a civil aircraft to third parties on the surface.
The law of the location of the court which takes up the case shall be applicable to the indemnity for damage caused by civil aircraft over the high seas to third parties on the surface.
Article 190 The application of foreign laws or international practices in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter shall in no way violate the public interest of the People's Republic of China.
Chapter XV Legal Liability
Article 191 Where a person seized an aircraft by violence, threats thereof or other means, his criminal responsibility shall be investigated in accordance with the Decision Regarding the Punishment of the Criminals Engaged in Aircraft Hijacking.
Article 192 Where a person endangers flight safety by using violence against a person on board a civil aircraft in flight, but without resulting in serious consequences, his criminal responsibility shall be investigated in accordance with the provisions of Article 105 of the Criminal Law; if grave consequences result from such act, his criminal responsibility shall be investigated in accordance with the provisions of Article 106 of the Criminal Law.