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China law says family members should visit elderly relatives

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China has passed a new law stipulating that family members should pay regular visits to their elderly relatives, according to the government's official website. 

An elderly woman is pictured in Beijing, on November 26, 2012. China has passed a new law stipulating that family members should pay regular visits to their elderly relatives, according to the government's official website.

The ruling, approved by China's National People's Congress on Friday, is part of a package of amendments to the Protection of the Rights and Interests of the Elderly legislation and will come into force on July 1, 2013.

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