Notice concerning Some Issues in Determining and Suppressing Illegal Publications

Administration of Press and Publications

All provincial, autonomous region, municipal and plan-listed city press and publications bureaus, all publishers nationwide:

In order to effectively attack illegal publishing activities and make it convenient to correctly determine and suppress illegal publications, hereby, the relevant matters are notified as follows:

1, The Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate “Notice concerning Summarizing and Transmitting the ‘Minutes of the Work Conference on Investigating and Prosecuting Illegal and Criminal Publishing Activities According to the Law’” clearly provides that “All newspapers, periodicals, books, audio tapes, video tapes, etc., that are not printed by State-approved publishing work units and are openly distributed in society, are illegal publications.” This sort of illegal publications mainly has the following forms: Continue reading

Notice concerning Correctly Implementing the “National People’s Congress Standing Committee concerning Strictly Punishing Criminals Smuggling, Producing, Peddling or Disseminating Obscene Goods”

7 January 1991

Supreme People’s Court

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal People’s Courts, Liberation Army Military Tribunals:

The “National People’s Congress Standing Committee concerning Strictly Punishing Criminals Smuggling, Producing, Peddling or Disseminating Obscene Goods” (hereafter simply named “Decision”) has been promulgated on 28 December 1990. In order to correctly implement this “Decision”, the following matters are hereby notified: Continue reading