Notice concerning Collecting Imported Audiovisual Product Examination Fees

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21 September 1990

GFLZ No. (1990)672

Ministry of Radio, Film and Television, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Finance, State Pricing Bureau

All literature and art-type audiovisual publishing work units, the China Film Distribution and Screening Company, the China Book Import Company:

On the basis of the spirit of “audiovisual product import and export is respectively examined and approved by the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television and the Ministry of Culture […] The Ministry of Culture, within the scope provided in planning targets, examines and approves audiovisual products imported by subordinate work units” in State Commission for Public Sector Reform “Notice concerning the Issue of the Division of Work in Audio and Video Management” (GJZB No. [89]11), the Ministry of Culture has also, similar to the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television, established an audiovisual product import examination organ. After again checking and deciding the original examination fee standards of the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television, the following is hereby notified:

I, For the import of foreign, Hong Kong and Taiwan audiovisual products for domestic publishing, distribution and sales, examination fees will be collected from the applying work unit. Collected fees are earmarked for special purposes. Both functional departments that are concretely responsible for examination and approval work shall respectively apply for fee-charging permission with the Beijing Municipal Pricing Bureau, and use  uniformly printed receipts of the Ministry of Finance.

II, Examination fee collection standards are that 200 Yuan is charged per tape (units are calculated on the basis of 90 minutes, TV series or serialized plays are calculated on the basis of 60 minutes); 150 Yuan is charged per cassette audio programme tape. When applying for examination, the examination fee, submitted specimen tape and copyright materials, etc., are to be delivered at the same time.

III, Examination of imported audiovisual products by local or other audiovisual publishing work units’ higher-level controlling departments is a part of their regular administrative management work, they may not collect examination fees.

IV, Examination fee application scope: service fee for inspection personnel (remuneration), communications fee, translation fee (remuneration), equipment wear and tear, depreciation and renewal fee, market investigation and information collection, etc.

This Notice takes effect on the date of issuance, the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television “Notice concerning Collecting Video Examination Fees” (GFLZ No. [1988]105) is abolished at the same time.

CC: All provincial, autonomous region and municipal radio and television offices (bureaus), culture offices (bureaus).

关于收取进口音像制品审查费的通知
1990-09-21
广发录字(1990)672号
广播电影电视部 文化部 财政部 国家物价局

各文艺类音像出版单位,中国电影发行放映公司、中国图书进出口公司:
根据国家编委《关于录音录像管理分工问题的通知》(国机中编[89]11号)中“音像制品的进出口,分别由广播影视部、文化部审查批准。……文化部在计划指标规定范围内,审批所属单位进出口的音像制品”的精神。文化部亦同广播影视部一样成立了音像制品进口审查机构。经对广播影视部原审查收费标准进行重新核定,特作如下通知:
一、进口外国及港台音像制品,在国内出版、发行、销售,对报审单位均收取审查费。所收费用专款专用。两部具体负责审批工作的职能部门应分别到北京市物价局申领收费许可证,并使用财政部门统一印发的票据。
二、收取审查费的标准,每部(集)录像片(单本按90分钟,连续剧或系列剧按60分钟计算)收取人民币200元;每盒录音节目带收取人民币150元。报审时应将审查费和送审样带、版权材料等同时交付。
三、地方或其他音像出版单位的上级主管部门对进口音像制品的审查,是正常行政管理工作的一部分,不得收取审查费。
四、审查费使用范围:审看人员劳务费(报酬)、交通费、翻译费(报酬)、设备磨损折旧及更新费、市场调研、信息收集等。
本通知自发出之日起执行,广播电影电视部《关于收取录像片审看费的通知》(广发录字[1988]105号)文件同时废止。
抄送:各省、自治区、直辖市广播电视厅(局)、文化厅(局)。

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