Provisional Internet Publishing Management Regulations

General Administration of Press and Publication of China, Ministry of Information Industry of China Decree

(No. 17)

The “Provisional Internet Publishing Management Regulations” were passed at the 20th administration affairs meeting of the General Administration of Press and Publications on 24 December 2001 and the 10th ministerial affairs meeting of the Ministry of Information Industry on 27 June 2002, is hereby promulgated, and will take effect on 1 August 2002.

General Administration of Press and Publications Director, Shi Zongyuan

Ministry of Information Industry Minister, Wu Jichuan

27 June 2002

Provisional Internet Publishing Management Regulations

Chapter I: General provisions

Article 1: In order to strengthen management over Internet publishing activities, guarantee the lawful rights and interests of Internet publishing organs, and stimulate the healthy and orderly of our country’s Internet publishing undertaking, on the basis of the “Publishing Management Regulations” and the “Internet Information Service Management Regulations”, these Regulations are formulated. Continue reading

Some Opinions concerning Cross-Regional Operation in the Press and Publications Sector

3 June 2002

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal press and publications bureaus, General Political and Propaganda Department Press and Publications Bureau, Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Press and Publications Bureau:

 

The “CCP Central Propaganda Department, State Administration of Radio, Film and Television and General Administration of Press and Publications Some Opinions Concerning Deepening Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television Sector Reform” transmitted by the Central Committee Secretariat and the State Council Secretariat clearly put forward: “Encouraging publishing groups, distribution groups and film groups to operate across regions, selecting Central and a number of provincial-level newspaper sector groups and radio and television groups to operate across regions. Cross-regional operation must be approved, and mainly adopt methods such as merger and reorganization, joint operation, etc., stress internal development and prevent duplicate construction.” Encouraging publishing groups, distribution groups and a number of selected central and provincial-level newspaper groups to operate across regions, benefits the effective exploitation of publishing resources, benefits breaking regional barriers, and it is necessary to vigorously move this forward in an organized, planned and gradual manner. Hereby, provisions concerning questions relating to cross-regional operation are notified as follows:

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Provisional Publishing Specialist Technology Personnel Professional Qualifications Management Regulations

Notice concerning Printing and Issuing the “Provisional Publishing Specialist Technology Personnel Professional Qualifications Management Regulations”

 

XCB No. [2002]718

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal press and publications bureaus, the general political department press and publications bureau, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps press and publications bureau:

Hereby, the “Provisional Publishing Specialist Technology Personnel Professional Qualifications Management Regulations” are issued to you, please obey and implement them. Continue reading

Opinions concerning the Implementation of Standardized Funding Activities in the Press and Publications Sector

XCB No. (2002)715

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal press and publications bureaus, General Political Department Press and Publications Bureau, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Press and Publications Bureau”

In order to implement the spirit of the document “Central Committee Secretariat and State Council Secretariat Notice Concerning Transmitting the ‘Central Propaganda Department, SARFT, and General Administration of Press and Publications Some Opinions concerning Deepening Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television Sector Reform’” (GBF No. (2001)17), realistically strengthening the standardization and guidance of funding activities in the press and publications sector, the following concrete implementation opinions are put forward: Continue reading