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Name: Law on Protection of the Rights and Interests of the Elderly, 1996.
Country: China
Subject(s): Social assistance and services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-08-29
Entry into force:
ISN: CHN-1996-L-71658
Bibliography: English Translation, 1996, China National Commission on Ageing, HuaLing Publishing House, China, First Edition
Abstract/Citation: The Law's objective is to protect the rights and interests of the elderly, defined as citizens above the age of 60 years. Discrimination against, insulting, maltreating or forsaking the elderly is forbidden (art. 4).
Chapter I - General Provisions
Chapter II - Maintenance and Support by Families
Chapter III - Social Security
Chapter IV - Participation in Social Development
Chapter V - Legal Responsibility
Chapter VI - Supplementary Provisions
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