Provisions of the anti-secession law of the People's Republic of China (Adopted by the third session of the National People's Congress, March 14, 2005) First article This law is enacted in accordance with the Constitution in order to oppose and curb the separatist powers of "Taiwan independence", to promote peaceful reunification of the motherland, to safeguard the peace and stability of the Taiwan Haixia region, to safeguard the national sovereignty and territorial integrity, and to safeguard the fundamental interests of the Chinese nation. Article II There is only one China in the world, the mainland and Taiwan belong to one China, and China's sovereignty and territorial integrity are inseparable. Safeguarding the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the State is a common obligation of the entire Chinese people, including Taiwan compatriots. Taiwan is part of China. The state must not allow the separatist forces of "Taiwan independence" to split the island from China in any way, in any name whatsoever.