Analysis on Responsibility of Apology

Zhiting LONG, Shixue QIU


Responsibility of apology originates from moral responsibility and bases on it, in which responsibility of apology uses the law enforcement as the remedy in the modern society. It is always a controversy issue for people that whether there should be moral responsibility or applicable law to be used for a sincere apology. Sincere apology helps people by eliminating disputes, and which is only rooted from the real heart of the person who should analogize. Apology under law enforcement is apparently unable to avoid disputes with the moral reflection to calm down the disputes. Both General Civil Law and Tort Liability Law state that apology is one way of legal liability, which is an acceptance for the solution of China’s traditional civil disputes and demonstration of the history and culture. It plays an important role for the execution of apology in moral aspects so as to promote social harmony and maintain social stability. Because of the lack of effective implementation of sincere apology, the execution with law enforcement is difficult to achieve the expected social effect.


Apology; Legal liability; Execution

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