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  Chinese Laws and Regulations --- People's Daily Online
autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government, autonomous prefectures and cities divided into districts shall be elected by the people's congresses at the next lower level; deputies to the people's congresses of counties, autonomous counties, cities not divided into districts, municipal districts, townships, nationality townships, and towns shall be elected directly by their constituencies.
The people's government of a county, autonomous county, city not divided into districts, or municipal district shall be respectively composed of the head and deputy heads of the county, the mayor and deputy mayors, or the head and deputy heads of the district, and additionally the bureau directors and section chiefs.
The executive meetings of the people's government of a county, autonomous county, city not divided into districts, or municipal district shall be attended, respectively, by the head and deputy heads of the county, mayor and deputy mayors or head and deputy heads of the district.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /data/laws/detail.php?id=121   (5820 words)

  
 Autonomous areas of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although not named as autonomous areas, some third-level settlements and areas that are identified as county-level cities and county-level districts enjoy the same autonomy as autonomous areas.
Xinjiang was converted from a province to an autonomous region in 1955.
Autonomous administrative areas, as well as the various rights granted to them, are affirmed by the government as a positive example of local self-rule in ethnic areas, and an acknowledgement of minority self-determination unprecedented in Chinese history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Autonomous_county   (989 words)

  
 DEVELOPMENT GATEWAY_ VI. The Local Administrative System
County governors, vice governors, mayors, vice mayors, district heads and deputy heads are elected by the people’s congresses of the counties, cities and districts.
When the people’s congresses of the counties, cities and districts are not in session, the standing committees of the people’s congresses may decide on the appointment and removal of individual vice governors of counties and vice heads of districts and vice mayors.
Directors of bureaus (sections) of governments of counties, county-level cities and districts are nominated by county and district governors and city mayors to the standing committees of people’s congresses for decision and reported to the government at the next higher level for the record.
www.chinagate.com.cn /english/1126.htm   (2486 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for China
In Guizhou Province Mien are in Rongjiang, Congjiang, and Libo counties; in Guangdong Province, in Ruyuan County.
Sidaba is in Caodeng, Kangshan, and Ribu townships in Sidaba District of Maerkang County.
Xunhua Salar Autonomous County and Hualong Hui Autonomous County in Qinghai Province, Jishishan Autonomous County in Gansu Province, and Yining in Xinjiang.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=China   (8374 words)

  
 DEVELOPMENT GATEWAY_ X. The System of Self-government of Ethnic Autonomous Areas
The organs of self-government of ethnic autonomous areas are the people’s congresses, people’s governments, people’s courts and people’s procuratorates of autonomous regions, autonomous prefectures and autonomous counties.
The chairman of an autonomous region, the prefect of an autonomous a prefecture or the governor of an autonomous county are responsible for the work of the people’s governments of their respective levels.
(1) The chairman of an autonomous region, the prefect of an autonomous prefecture or the governor of an autonomous county shall be a citizen of the ethnic group exercising regional autonomy in the area concerned.
www.chinagate.com.cn /english/1095.htm   (1007 words)

  
 Selected Legal Provisions of the People's Republic of China Affecting Legislative Reform
In cities divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties, townships, nationality townships, and towns, election committees shall be established to conduct the election of deputies to the people's congresses at the corresponding levels.
In autonomous counties and in townships, nationality townships, and towns where a certain minority nationality lives in a concentrated community, the provisions of the preceding paragraph shall apply to the election to the respective people's congresses of deputies of other minority nationalities and the Han nationality living in such areas.
The standing committee of the people's congress at the county level shall print and distribute the demand for the recall of a deputy and the written defence of the deputy proposed to be recalled to the voters in the electoral district from which he was elected.
www.cecc.gov /pages/newLaws/electoralLawENG.php   (3853 words)

  
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Organs of self-government are established in autonomous regions, autonomous prefectures and autonomous counties.
In the people's congress of an autonomous region, prefecture or county, in addition to the deputies of the nationality or nationalities exercising regional autonomy in the administrative area, the other nationalities inhabiting the area are also entitled to appropriate representation.
The administrative head of an autonomous region, prefecture or county shall be a citizen of the nationality, or of one of the nationalities, exercising regional autonomy in the area concerned.
www.constitution.org /cons/china.txt   (8268 words)

  
 SIPAZ REPORT
The situation of the 10,000 displaced in the county of Chenalho and the 4,000 in the northern region continues to be alarming.
The autonomous counties are self-governing entities, including villages and towns, in largely rural areas whose boundaries are loosely defined by the extent of strong Zapatista influence.
In April, May and June, combined police-military operations were undertaken to dismantle the autonomous counties of Ricardo Flores Magon (headquartered in Taniperlas in the constitutional county of Ocosingo), Tierra y Libertad (headquartered in Amparo Agua Tinta in the county of Las Margaritas), and Nicolas Ruiz (a constitutional county that declared itself autonomous).
www.sipaz.org /informes/vol3no3/vol3no3e.htm   (7724 words)

  
 Tibet Justice Center - Legal Materials on Tibet - China - Law of the People's Republic of China on Regional National ...
The people's governments of national autonomous areas shall be responsible to and report on their work to the people's congresses at corresponding levels and to the administrative organs of the state at the next higher level.
[p.Article 17] The chairman of an autonomous region, the prefect of an autonomous prefecture or the head of an autonomous county shall be a citizen of the nationality exercising regional autonomy in the area concerned.
The people's governments of national autonomous areas shall apply the system of giving overall responsibility to the chairman of an autonomous region, the prefect of an autonomous prefecture or the head of an autonomous county, who shall direct the work of the people's government at their respective levels.
www.tibetjustice.org /materials/china/china6.html   (4118 words)

  
 China administrative regions
Counties and autonomous counties are divided into townships, ethnic townships and towns.
Autonomous prefectures are divided into counties, autonomous counties, and cities.
All autonomous regions, autonomous prefectures and autonomous counties are autonomous areas of ethnic groups.
siecpage.3322.net /admireg.htm   (345 words)

  
 Constitution of the People's Republic of China - 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Among the chairman and vice chairmen of the standing committee of the people's congress of an autonomous region, prefecture or county there shall be one or more citizens of the nationality or nationalities exercising regional autonomy in the area concerned.
Article 114 The chairman of an autonomous region, the prefect of an autonomous prefecture or the head of an autonomous county shall be a citizen of the nationality exercising regional autonomy in the area concerned.
All revenues accruing to the national autonomous areas under the financial system of the state shall be managed and used by the organs of self-government of those areas on their own.
www.chinalaw.cc /lib/general/01.htm   (9533 words)

  
 Administrative Division System
A province or an autonomous region is subdivided into autonomous prefectures, counties, autonomous counties and /or cities;
Municipalities directly under the Central Government and large cities are subdivided into districts and counti es; autonomous prefectures are subdivided into counties, autonomous counties and cities.
Autonomous regions, autonomous prefectures and autonomous counties are all ethnic autonomous areas.
www.chinatravelhub.com /news/c002.htm   (867 words)

  
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Counties and autonomous counties inhabited with more national minorities or with sparsely located population may add 5% to their quotas following the decisions by the standing committees of the people’s congresses of respective provinces, autonomous regions or municipalities directly under the Central Government.
The standing committees of the people’s congresses of counties, autonomous counties and cities not divided into districts shall be composed of the chairperson, vice-chairpersons and members elected by the people’s congresses at the corresponding levels, but without the post of secretary-general.
The people’s government of a county, autonomous county, city not divided into districts, or municipal districts shall be respectively composed of the head and deputy heads of the county, the mayor and deputy mayors, or the head and deputy heads of the district, and additionally the bureau directors and section chiefs.
www.legalinfo.gov.cn /english/LegalKnowledge/legalknowledge3_1_5.htm   (3656 words)

  
 PRC Organization Law for Local People's Congresses and Local Governments at All Levels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The people's congresses of provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, autonomous prefectures, and established-zone cities will be elected by people's congresses at the next lower level; the people's congresses of counties, autonomous counties, nonestablished-zone cities, municipal districts, townships, minority nationality townships, and towns will be elected directly by their constituencies.
The standing committees of people's congresses of counties, autonomous counties, municipalities not divided into districts, and districts administered by municipalities are to be composed of a chairman, several vice chairmen, and several members, elected from among the representatives to that people's congress.
In a county, autonomous county, or a district directly administered by a municipality, the regular meetings of the people's government shall consist of the county chief and deputy chiefs, the mayor and vice mayors, or the district chief and deputy chiefs, as the case may be.
www.chinaelections.org /en/readnews.asp?newsid={1945B773-01E9-415A-9CD2-742DE3C5FD53}&classid=19&classname=Laws   (6697 words)

  
 China History Forum, chinese history forum > Political Divisions of China : Province and Cities
Autonomous regions (自治区 zìzhìqū) are province-level divisions with a designated ethnic minority, and are guaranteed more rights under the constitution.
Unlike provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, whose legal basis is provided for in Article 30 of the 1982 Constitution that governs administrative divisions, special administrative regions are provided for in Article 31 in anticipation of the retrocession of Hong Kong and Macau.
Autonomous counties (自治县 zìzhìxiàn) are counties with one or several designated ethnic minority/minorities.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /lofiversion/index.php/t7941.html   (3070 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Autonomous region
An autonomous region or autonomous district is a subnational region with special powers of self-rule.
In the case of Spain, after the drafting of the Spanish Constitution of 1978, the first areas to become autonomous communities were highly nationalistic, ethnically distinct ones such as the Basque Country and Catalonia.
In Portugal, the two island regions of Azores and Madeira became autonomous regions in 1976 with self-rule by a regional government and a regional legislative assembly.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Autonomous_region   (324 words)

  
 Phayul Message Forums - www.phayul.com
In October 1955, the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was established; in March 1958, the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region was established; in October 1958, the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region was established; and in September 1965, the Tibet Autonomous Region was established.
The head of an autonomous region, autonomous prefecture or autonomous county shall be a citizen of the ethnic group exercising regional autonomy in the area concerned.
The heads of all autonomous regions, autonomous prefectures and autonomous counties are all citizens of the ethnic groups exercising regional autonomy in the areas concerned.
www.phayul.com /forums/showPost.aspx?postID=83447   (7913 words)

  
 Chinese Nationality List
Guizhou and the Bouyei and Miao autonomous counties in the province's Anshun prefecture.
; Xinhuang, Tongdao, Shuining and Chengbu counties in Hunan; and Sanjiang and Longsheng counties in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
With a population of 1,402,000, the Yaos inhabit 130 counties in Guangdong, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi and Yunnan provinces, and the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
www.chinaphile.com /chinese_nationality_list.htm   (3845 words)

  
 White paper on political democracy (full text)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In October 1955, the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was established; in March 1958, the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region was established; in October 1958, the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region was established; and in September 1965, the Tibet Autonomous Region was established.
The chairperson of an autonomous region, the prefect of an autonomous prefecture and the head of an autonomous county are all citizens of the ethnic group or groups exercising regional autonomy in the area concerned.
All the five autonomous regions, 27 autonomous prefectures, and 83 of the 120 autonomous counties are covered in the strategy.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2005-10/19/content_486206_11.htm   (880 words)

  
 County (China) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As the CPC is the central governmental institution in all of Mainland China, every level of administrative division has a local CPC Committee.
A county's is called the CPC County Committee (中共县委) and the head called the Secretary (中共县委书记), the real first-in-charge of the county.
Further, there is the People's Government of the county, and its head is called the County Governor (县长).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/County_of_China   (584 words)

  
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In the people's congress of an autonomous region, prefecture or county, in addition to the deputies of the na- tionality or nationalities exercising regional autonomy in the administrative area, the other nationalities inhabiting the area are also entitled to appropriate representation.
The organs of self-government of autonomous regions, prefectures and counties exercise the functions and powers of lo- cal organs of state as specified in Section V of Chapter Three of the Constitution.
In performing their functions, the organs of self- government of the national autonomous areas, in accordance with the autonomy regulations of the respective areas, employ the spo- ken and written language or languages in common use in the local- ity.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/packages/ccic/china-studies/prc/con.3   (2862 words)

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