Macau Primary Sources

Adopted by the Eighth National People’s Congress at its First Session on 31 March 1993.  Unofficial Translation, For Reference Only.

The Macau Government information portal includes the official gazettes, national and regional legislation, text of treaties and agreements of which Macau is a party, as well as government agency information.  The official languages of Macau, a Chinese Special Administrative Region, are Chinese and Portuguese. English translations of legislative texts are not readily available.  Legislation is searchable by topic and source (government agency).

The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.

The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from official national legal publications and reliable press sources. 

SSRN Working Paper Series.  A partial English translation of the Penal Code of the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, approved by Decree-Law no. 58/95/M, of November 14.

SSRN Working Paper Series.  A partial English translation of the Commercial Code of the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.