Provisional Rules concerning Newspaper Publishers, Periodical Publishers and Publishing Houses Launching Paid-For Services and Commercial Activities

 

Provisional Rules concerning Newspaper Publishers, Periodical Publishers and Publishing Houses Launching Paid-For Services and Commercial Activities

16 March 1988, Administration of Press and Publications, State Administration of Industry and Commerce

In order to implement the spirit of the 13th Party Congress concerning accelerating and deepening reform, correctly guiding newspaper publishers, periodical publishers and publishing houses in running newspapers and periodicals well, and publishing good books, and in appropriately launching other commercial matters permitted by State regulations and policies under the precondition of doing their own work and duties well, stimulate the development of our country’s newspaper, periodical and book publishing undertaking, serve the construction of the “two civilizations” even better, on the basis of relevant State provisions, these Rules are formulated. Continue reading

Notice Concerning Printing and Distributing the “Summary of the Work Meeting on Investigating and Prosecuting Criminal Illegal Publishing Activities According to the Law”

In order to completely implement the State Council “Notice Concerning Strictly Attacking Illegal Publishing Activities”, the General Administration of Press and Publications, the Supreme People’s Court, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television, and the State Administration of Industry and Commerce held a work meeting in Beijing from 25 until 28 December 1987 on investigating and prosecuting criminal illegal publishing activities according to the law in which a number of relevant leading cadres from provincial-level Press and Publication Bureaus, Courts, Procuratorates, Public Security Offices (bureaus) participated. Hereby, the summary of the meeting is issued to you, please transmit it speedily for implementation, in order to promote the deep development of investigating and prosecuting criminal illegal publishing activities. For the problems of policy and law demarcation touched upon by the Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate in the “Summary”, further judicial interpretations shall be made. If there are contradictions between interpretations of the “Summary” and the “Two Supremes”, the interpretation of the “Two Supremes” shall prevail. Continue reading