A constitutional amendment of 1890 permits the re-election of the president without limit, the original clause prohibiting such a re-election.
The first edict prohibiting opium-smoking was issued by the emperor Yung Cheng in 1729.
There are strict provisions for the protection and for the sanitary housing of factory employees, and prohibiting sweat-shops.
In 1667 he supported the bill for prohibiting the importation of Irish cattle, on the ground that it would lead to a great fall of rents in England.
Nicotera, minister of the interior, began his administration of home affairs by a sweeping change in the personnel of the prefects, sub-prefects and public prosecutors, but found himself obliged to incur the wrath of his supporters by prohibiting Radical meetings likely to endanger public order, and by enunciating administrative principles which would have befitted an inveterate Conservative.