Calendar and Summary for August 1929  
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  Summary of Significant Events for August 1929  
  Events occurring in August 1929 with no specific dates  
  Events in China  
  The Kuomintang (Nationalist) government issued regulations that ended the provincial and local handling of diplomatic matters and prescribed new procedures for dealing with aliens. But the Nationalists did not unilaterally abrogate extraterritoriality. They expressed the hope that the system could be abolished by mutual consent by January 1, 1930. The United States and Britain insisted upon a gradual relinquishment of extraterritorial rights - and only if China gave evidence of improvements in its judicial system that ensured "effective enforcement of jurisprudence." The Nationalist declared its dissatisfaction with this response.  

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