Notice of the General Office of the State Council on printing and distributing the provisions on the main functions, internal bodies and staffing of the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping. | Land Portal

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This Notice defines functions and the internal organization of the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping which was established as a national bureau administered by the Ministry of Land and Resources.Main functions of the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping include: organizing and administering the projects of basic surveying and mapping, national boundary surveying and mapping, and establishing, improving and administering the national surveying and mapping benchmarks and the surveying control system; drawing up plans and formulating technical standards and norms on cadastral surveying and mapping; being responsible for the management of the national basic surveying and mapping outcomes; etc.

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Simone, Monica (CONSLEG)

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For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the communists under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system that, while ensuring China's sovereignty, imposed strict controls over everyday life and cost the lives of tens of millions of people.

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