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Exit and Entry Administration Law of the People's Republic of China
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The Exit and Entry Administration Law of the People's Republic of China,adopted at the 27th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eleventh National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China on June 30, 2012, and is hereby promulgated and shall come into force as of July 1, 2013.
Order of the President of the People’s Republic of China
  No. 57

  The Exit and Entry Administration Law of the People's Republic of China,adopted at the 27th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eleventh National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China on June 30, 2012, and is hereby promulgated and shall come into force as of July 1, 2013.

               Hu Jintao                   
                President of the People’s Republic of China
                                   June 30, 2012              
  Exit and Entry Administration Law  of the People’s Republic of China
  (Adopted at the 27th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eleventh National People’s Congress on June 30, 2012)


Contents
Chapter I General Provisions
Chapter II Exit and Entry of Chinese Citizens
Chapter III Entry and Exit of Foreigners
Section 1 Visa
Section 2 Entry and Exit
Chapter IV Stay and Residence of Foreigners
Section 1 Stay and Residence
Section 2 Permanent Residence
Chapter V Border Inspection of Transport Vehicles Exiting/EnteringChina
Chapter VI Investigation and Repatriation
Chapter VII Legal Liabilities
Chapter VIII Supplementary Provisions

  Chapter I

  General Provisions

  Article 1 In order to regulate exit/entry administration, safeguard the sovereignty, security and social order of the People’s Republic of China, and promote foreign exchanges and opening to the outside world, this Law is hereby formulated.
  Article 2 This Law is applicable to the administration of exit and entry of Chinese citizens, entry and exit of foreigners, stay and residence of foreigners in China, and the exit/entry border inspection of transport vehicles.
  Article 3 The State protects Chinese citizens’ legitimate rights and interests of exiting and entering the country.
  The legitimate rights and interests of foreigners in China shall be protected by laws. Foreigners in China shall abide by the Chinese laws, and shall not endanger China’s national security, harm public interests and disrupt social and public order.
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