The Fifth National People's Congress adopts a new constitution for China.

 

1982, December 4

 

The Fifth National People's Congress adopts a new Constitution of the People's Republic of China in 1982 - with further amendments in 1988, 1993, 1999 and 2004. Before 1982, the Constitution of the People's Republic of China had been revised three times: in 1954, 1975, and 1978. The 1982 Constitution provides an extensive legal framework for economic reforms in the 1980s.

 

External Web Links:

http://en.chinacourt.org/public/detail.php?id=2

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/~llou/China.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_People%27s_Republic_of_China

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