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Adoption Law of the People's Republic of China



Adoption Law of the People's Republic of China
March 18,2006  Change Text Size A A A 
 
 
 

Adopted at the 23rd Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Seventh National People's Congress on December 29, 1991 and revised in accordance with the Decision on Revising the Adoption Law of the People's Republic of China adopted at the Fifth Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Ninth National People's Congress on November 4, 1998


Contents


Chapter I General Provisions

Chapter II Establishment of an Adoptive Relationship

Chapter III Validity of Adoption

Chapter IV Termination of an Adoptive Relationship

Chapter V Legal Responsibility

Chapter VI Supplementary Provisions


Chapter I General Provisions


Article 1 This Law is enacted to protect the lawful adoptive relationship and to safeguard the rights of parties involved in the adoptive relationship.


Article 2 Adoption shall be in the interest of the upbringing and growth of adopted minors, with the lawful rights and interests of both adoptees and adopters safeguarded, in adherence to the principles of equality and voluntariness, and not in contravention of social morality.


Article 3 Adoption shall not contravene laws and regulations on family planning.


 

Chapter II Establishment of an Adoptive Relationship


Article 4 Minors under the age of 14, as enumerated below, may be adopted:

(1) orphans bereaved of parents;

(2) abandoned infants or children whose parents cannot be ascertained or found; or

(3) children whose parents are unable to rear them due to unusual difficulties.



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