1950 Marriage Law of People's Republic of China
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This is a copy of the 1950 Marriage Law
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In January 1, 1981 a new marriage law was passed.
Marriage Law of the People's Republic of China
Adopted at the Third Session of the Fifth National People's Congress on
September 10,1980,and amended in accordance with "Decision Regarding the
Amendment (of Marriage Law of the People's Republic of China)" passed at 21st
Session of the Standing Committee of the Ninth National People's Congress on
April 28, 2001.
This Law shall come into force as of January 1, 1981.
The Marriage Law of the People's Republic of China promulgated on May 1, 1950
shall be invalidated as of the day this Law comes into force.
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