The Chinese Constitution as the Fundamental Law and Supreme Law of the Land: Marking the 30th Anniversary of the Adoption of the 1982 Constitution

  • Jinxue FanEmail author
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


The Constitution of the People’s Republic of China was adopted at the Fifth Session of the Fifth National People’s Congress held on December 4, 1982. It has been 30 years since the promulgation of the Constitution. The Preamble to the Constitution contains the following statements in the last paragraph. “This Constitution affirms the achievements of the struggles of the Chinese people of all nationalities and defines the basic system and basic tasks of the state in legal form; it is the fundamental law of the state and has supreme legal authority.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Koguan School of LawShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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