Notice Concerning Launch of a Cultural Market Centralized Discipline Operation

CMC No. (2009)1143

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal culture offices (bureaus), Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Culture Bureau, Beijing Municipality, Shanghai Municipality, Chongqing Municipality and Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Culture Market Administrative Law Enforcement Units:

This year, the New China has been established for 60 years, there are many major activities, and higher demands are raised on cultural market management work. At present, the cultural publications containing content prohibited by relevant State laws and regulations (hereafter named prohibited content) on the market have somewhat increased, the phenomenon of urban, suburb and countryside Internet cafes allowing minors unlawfully is relatively grave, illegal electronic games, cartoons, network games business activities are relatively exceptional, and gravely disorder cultural market procedures, and influence social harmony and stability. In order to realistically rectify and standardize cultural market order, to create a harmonious and stable social cultural environment for the 60 years of New China’s establishment, the Ministry of Culture has decided to launce a centralized discipline operation in the entire country from 1 July until 31 October. Now, relevant matters are notified as follows:

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