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Name: Laws of the People's Republic of China on Assemblies, Processions and Demonstrations
Country: China
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1989-10-31
Entry into force:
ISN: CHN-1989-L-37842
Bibliography: The Laws of the People's Republic of China (1987-1989), 1990, Legislative Affairs Commission, Science Press, Beijing, People's Republic of China, Vol. 3, pp. 319-326
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of this Act is to safeguard Chinese citizens' exercise of their rights in this and 'to mantain social stability and public order' (Ch. I). Application and permission are required for assemblies, processions and demonstrations (Ch. II). The holding of assemblies, processions and demonstrations are regulated in Ch. III. Ch. IV provides for legal responsibility for violation of this Act. Foreigners may not, without approval, participate in an assembly, a procession or a demonstration held by Chinese citizens (Art. 34).
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