IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Autor)
According to Article 5 of the Regulations
of the People's Republic of China Concerning Resident Identity
Cards, the public security organs are responsible for the printing,
issuance and control of resident identity cards (The Laws of
the People's Republic of China 1983-1986 1987, 188).
No information on the equipment and
processes used to produce residence identity cards and whether
these vary from year to year and/or region to region could be found
among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.
For general information on residence
identity cards, please consult CHN19712.E of 14 February 1995 and
CHN28290.E of 8 January 1998.
This Response was prepared after
researching publicly accessible information currently available to
the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is
not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any
particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the
list of sources consulted in researching this Information
The Laws of the People's Republic of
China 1983-1986. 1987. Compiled by the Legislative Affairs
Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People's
Congress of the People's Republic of China. Regulations of the
People's Republic of China Concerning Resident Identity Cards.
(1985). Beijing: Foreign Languages Press.
Additional Sources Consulted
China Army Area Handbook. 1987.
Embassy of the People's Republic of
Electronic sources: Internet, IRB