Adopted at the Fifth Session of the Fifth National People's Congress and promulgated for implementation by Order No. 14 of the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on December 10, 1982
Article 1 This Organic Law is formulated in accordance with the provisions concerning the State Council in the Constitution of the People's Republic of China.
Article 2 The State Council shall be composed of a Premier, Vice-Premiers, State Councillors, Ministers in charge of ministries, Ministers in charge of commissions, an Auditor-General and a Secretary-General.
The Premier shall assume overall responsibility for the work of the State Council. The Premier shall direct the work of the State Council. The Vice-Premiers and State Councillors shall assist the Premier in his work...