The equipment and processes used to produce residence identity cards and whether these vary from year to year and/or region to region (since 1988) [CHN29890.E]

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 Request.

Reference


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. (WWW)

Embassy of the People's Republic of China, Ottawa.

Electronic sources: Internet, IRB Databases, REFWORLD.