What are fundamental duties of the citizens of the People’s Republic of China?
(11.14.2007)

In the Constitution of the People’s Republic of China the fundamental duties of the citizens of the People’s Republic of China are:

(1) to safeguard the unification of the country and the unity of all its nationalities;

(2) to abide by the Constitution and the law, keep State secrets, protect public property, observe labor discipline and public order and respect social ethics;

(3) to safeguard the security, honor and interests of the People’s Republic of China;

(4) to defend the motherland, resist aggression, perform military service and join the militia in accordance with the law;

(5) to pay taxes in accordance with the law;

(6) to practice family planning.