Satellite Television Broadcast Terrestrial Reception Equipment Management Regulations

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State Council of the People’s Republic of China Decree No. 129

This has been passed at the 7th Business Meeting of the State Council on 20 August 1993, is hereby promulgated and takes effect on the date of promulgation.

Premier: Li Peng

5 October 1993

Chapter I: General Principles

Article 1: In order to strengthen management over satellite television broadcast terrestrial reception equipment, and stimulate the construction of a Socialist spiritual society, these Regulations are formulated.

Article 2: Satellite television broadcast terrestrial reception equipment named in these Regulations (hereafter simply named satellite terrestrial reception equipment), refers to antennas, low noise blocks, receivers encoders and decoders, and other equipment for the reception of television programmes transmitted through satellites.

Article 3: The State Council implements a permit system for the production, import, sale, installation and use of satellite terrestrial reception equipment.

The conditions for the production, import, sale, installation and use of satellite terrestrial reception equipment are provided by the relevant State Council administrative department.

Article 4; Satellite terrestrial reception equipment is to be produced by enterprises appointed by the State Council administrative electronic industry department, no other work unit may produce this.

Article 5: Satellite terrestrial reception equipment is to be sold by work units appointed by provincial, autonomous region or municipal People’s Government administrative industry and commerce management departments jointly with administrative domestic trade, radio and television, and electronic industry departments, no other work units or individuals may sell this.

Article 6: To import satellite terrestrial reception equipment, certification provided by the State Council administrative radio, film and television department must be held, for import of specialized parts of satellite terrestrial reception equipment, certification provided by the State Council administrative electronic industry department must be held, examination and approval formalities are to be conducted with the State Council administrative department for mechanical and electronic product import and export, Customs are to let these pass on the basis of examination and approval documents.

It is prohibited for individuals to carry along or mail satellite terrestrial reception equipment into the borders.

Article 7: Satellite terrestrial reception equipment quality authentication certificates and authentication symbols are to be provided by the State Council product quality supervision and management department or authentication organs accredited by departments authorized by the State Council product quality according to relevant quality authentication laws, regulations and rules, after being found to meet qualifications; those not passing quality authentication may not be sold or used.

Article 8: Work units installing satellite terrestrial reception equipment must put forward an application with the local county or city People’s Government administrative radio and television department, and report to the provincial, autonomous region or municipal People’s Government administrative radio and television department for examination and approval, satellite terrestrial reception equipment may be purchased on the basis of the certificates provided by the examination and approval organ. When satellite terrestrial reception equipment installation is complete, the examination and approval organ issues a “Permit to Receive Satellite-Transmitted Television Dramas”.

Article 9: individuals may not install or use satellite terrestrial reception equipment. If there are special circumstances, where individuals truly require to install and use satellite terrestrial reception equipment, and they conform to the permission conditions provided by the State Council administrative radio, film and television department, they must put forward an application with the work unit in which they reside, and report to the provincial, autonomous region or municipal People’s Government administrative radio and television department after agreement from the local county or city People’s Government administrative radio and television department.

Article 10: Where satellite terrestrial reception equipment has been installed without approval before the issuance of these Regulations, examination and approval formalities must be conducted according to these Regulations within six months of the promulgation of these Regulations.

Article 11: Those producing satellite terrestrial reception equipment in violation of these Regulations and without authorization will be ordered by the administrative electronic industry department to cease production. Those selling satellite terrestrial reception equipment in violation of these Regulations and without authorization, are ordered by the administrative industry and commerce management department to cease sales, their satellite terrestrial reception equipment is confiscated, and a fine of two times or less the sales value may also be imposed. Those installing and using satellite terrestrial reception equipment in violation of these Regulations and without authorizations will have the satellite terrestrial reception equipment they installed or used confiscated by the administrative radio and television departments, individuals may also be fined 5.000 Yuan or less, work units may also be fined 50.000 Yuan or less.

Article 12: Where parties refuse to obey the fining decision, they may apply for administrative redress or put forward administrative litigation according to the provisions of relevant laws and administrative regulations.

Article 13: Implementation rules for these Regulations are to be formulated by the State Council administrative radio, film and television department in consultation with relevant administrative departments.

Article 14: These Regulations take effect on the date of promulgation.

 

卫星电视广播地面接收设施管理规定

中华人民共和国国务院令(第一百二十九号)
已经一九九三年八月二十日国务院第七次常务会议通过,现予发布,自发布之日起施行。
总理 李鹏
1993年10月5日

第一章 总 则

第一条 为了加强对卫星电视广播地面接收设施的管理,促进社会主义精神文明建设,制定本规定。
第二条 本规定所称卫星电视广播地面接收设施(以下简称卫星地面接收设施),是指接收卫星传送的电视节目的天线、高频头、接收机及编码、解码器等设施。
第三条 国家对卫星地面接收设施的生产、进口、销售、安装和使用实行许可制度。
生产、进口、销售、安装和使用卫星地面接收设施许可的条件,由国务院有关行政部门规定。
第四条 卫星地面接收设施由国务院电子工业行政部门指定的企业生产,其他任何单位不得生产。
第五条 卫星地面接收设施由省、自治区、直辖市人民政府工商行政管理部门会同国内贸易、广播电视和电子工业行政部门指定的单位销售,其他任何单位和个人不得销售。
第六条 进口卫星地面接收设施必须持国务院广播电影电视行政部门开具的证明,进口卫星地面接收设施的专用元部件必须持国务院电子工业行政部门开具的证明,到国务院机电产品进出口行政部门办理审批手续,海关凭审查批准文件放行。
禁止个人携带、邮寄卫星地面接收设施入境。
第七条 卫星地面接收设施的质量认证证书和认证标志,由国务院产品质量监督管理部门或者国务院产品质量监督管理部门授权的部门认可的认证机构按照有关质量认证的法律、法规的规定认证合格后发放;未经质量认证的,不得销售和使用。
第八条 单位设置卫星地面接收设施的,必须向当地县、市人民政府广播电视行政部门提出申请,报省、自治区、直辖市人民政府广播电视行政部门审批,凭审批机关开具的证明购买卫星地面接收设施。卫星地面接收设施安装完毕,由审批机关发给《接收卫星传送的电视节目许可证》。
第九条 个人不得安装和使用卫星地面接收设施。如有特殊情况,个人确实需要安装和使用卫星地面接收设施并符合国务院广播电影电视行政部门规定的许可条件的,必须向所在单位提出申请,经当地县、市人民政府广播电视行政部门同意后报省、自治区、直辖市人民政府广播电视行政部门审批。
第十条 本规定发布前未经批准设置卫星地面接收设施的,必须自本规定发布之日起六个月内依照本规定办理审批手续。
第十一条 违反本规定,擅自生产卫星地面接收设施的,由电子工业行政部门责令停止生产。违反本规定,擅自销售卫星地面接收设施的,由工商行政管理部门责令停止销售,没收其卫星地面接收设施,并可以处以相当于销售额二倍以下的罚款。违反本规定,擅自安装和使用卫星地面接收设施的,由广播电视行政部门没收其安装和使用的卫星地面接收设施,对个人可以并处五千元以下的罚款,对单位可以并处五万元以下的罚款。
第十二条 当事人对处罚决定不服的,可以依照有关法律、行政法规的规定,申请行政复议或者提起行政诉讼。
第十三条 本规定的实施细则由国务院广播电影电视行政部门商有关行政部门制定。
第十四条 本规定自发布之日起施行。

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