Provisional Regulations concerning Appraising Obscene and Sexual Voicemails

General Administration of Press and Publications

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

According to the requirements of the Central Propaganda Department, Supreme People’s Court, Supreme People’s Procuratorate, Ministry of Information Industry, Ministry of Public Security, State Administration of Industry and Commerce, General Administration of Press and Publication and State Council Legal Affairs Office “Notice concerning Printing and Distributing the ‘Work Plan for the Special Campaign to Attack Obscene and Sexual Voicemail'” (XBLD No. [2004]295), our Administration formulated the “Provisional Regulations concerning Appraising Obscene and Sexual Voicemails”, and is hereby published and issued for implementation. Continue reading

News Journalist Credential Management Rules

People’s Republic of China General Administration of Press and Publications Decree

No. 28

The “News Journalist Credential Management Rules” have been passed on the 4th Administration meeting of the General Administration of Press and Publications on 9 December 2004, are hereby promulgated, and take effect on 1 March 2005.

General Administration of Press and Publications, Director: Shi Zongyuan

10 January 2005

Chapter I: General Principles

Article 1: In order to standardize news journalist credential issuance, application and management, guarantee the regular newsgathering activities of news journalists, safeguard the lawful rights and interests of new reporters and the social public, according to the “State Council Decision on the Administrative Examination and Approval Programmes and Established Administrative Permits that Truly Need to Be Preserved”, these Rules are formulated. Continue reading