Provisional Television Production Business Organ Management Regulations

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Ministry of Radio, Film and Television Decree

No. 16

1 September 1995

 

Article 1: In order to strengthen television production business organ management, stimulate the flourishing and development of television programme creation, raise television programme creation, according to relevant State regulation, these Regulations are formulated.

 

Article 2: Television production business organs as named in these regulation, refers to work units engaging in activities such as television drama, television art and television special-theme programme and cartoon feature programme production, reproduction, distribution, etc.

 

Article 3: The Ministry of Radio, Film and Television is responsible for television production business organ planning and management work nationwide.

Provincial-level administrative radio and television entities are responsible for television production business organ planning and management work within their administrative areas.

 

Article 4: Work units simultaneously meeting the following conditions, may apply for establishment of a television production business organ:

(1) having a higher-level controlling work unit responsible for annual production planning of that organ and conducting content examination;

(2) having five or more fixed creative personnel having middle-level radio and television special job descriptions or corresponding professional experience;

(3) having fixes office premises or the necessary machine rooms and equipment for producing and reproducing television programmes;

(4) having a registered capital of no less than 500.000 Yuan;

(5) conforming to other relevant provisions of State laws and regulations.

 

Article 5: Individuals and private-run enterprises in principle do not establish television production business organs. Foreign organizations and individuals may not independently or with domestic organizations and individuals cooperatively establish or operate a television production business organ inside the borders of our country.

 

Article 6: Central work units or their subordinate work units establishing television production business organs, report to the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television for approval;

Other television production business organ establishment shall be reported to the provincial-level administrative radio and television entities for approval, and be reported to the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television for filing.

 

Article 7: Applications for establishing television production business organs or organs also engaging in television programme business, shall be put forward to the provincial-level or higher administrative radio and television entity according to the provisions of Article 4 of these Regulations. After undergoing examination, verification and approval, these must be registered with the administrative industry and commerce management entities on the basis of the “Television Programme Production Business Permit” issued by the approving organ.

The “Television Programme Production Business Permit” is printed uniformly by the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television.

 

Article 8: Annual production planning of television production business organs, after examination and approval by their higher-level controlling work unit, are to be reported to the same level’s administrative radio and television entity for filing. Television production business organ production programme sample tapes, after their higher-level controlling work unit conducts examination, are to be reported to the higher-level administrative radio and television entity for filing.

 

Article 9: Television production business organ’s conducting nationwide programme distribution in forms such as distribution order fairs, trade fairs, etc., after preliminary examination by the provincial-level administrative radio and television entity of the television production business organ’s locality, report to the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television for examination and approval.

For conducting programme distribution in the forms listed in the previous paragraph in the own administrative area, examination and approval by the local provincial-level administrative radio and television entity must be undergone, and it must be reported to the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television for filing.

 

Article 10: Organs approved and having obtained a “Television Programme Production Business Permit”, producing television dramas, may only commence shooting after elsewhere applying for and obtaining a “Television Drama Production Permit” according to regulations.

 

Article 11: Television stations may not broadcast television programmes produced by work units not having a “Television Programme Production Business Permit”.

 

Article 12: Those violating these Regulations, and having one of the following circumstances, will be subject to the administrative punishments of a warning, order to stop business for rectification, up until having their “Television Programme Production Business Permit” revoked by the provincial-level administrative radio and television entity in view of the gravity of the circumstances; where circumstances are grave and constitute a crime, criminal liability will be investigated by the judicial organs according to the law:

(1) having activities violating State laws and regulations in production business work.

(2) producing programmes with reactionary content or propagating obscenity and sex, feudal superstitions, murder and violence;

(3) violating relevant television programme management regulations;

(4) producing inferior television programmes, creating a harmful influence on society;

(5) special personnel, finances, equipment and fixed office and production premises changing, not conforming to the conditions of these Regulations;

(6) those not launching operations within six months of registration or ceasing operations within one year.

 

Article 13: Work units engaging in television programme production without having obtained a “Television Programme Production Business Permit”, shall be ordered to stop work by the administrative radio and television entity, the produced programmes will be sealed up, and a fine of two times the illegal income will be imposed.

 

Article 14: Provincial-level administrative radio and television entities implement an annual inspection system over television production business organs. Against those not meeting annual examination qualifications, the corresponding punishment must be imposed, up until the “Television Programme Production Business Permit” being cancelled by the examination and approval organ.

 

Article 15: To television stations broadcasting television programmes produced by work units not having a “Television Programme Production Business Permit”, the administrative radio and television entity shall issue a warning, confiscate their illegal income, and impose a fine of two times the programme purchase fee.

 

Article 16: Work units of which the “Television Programme Production Business Permit” was revoked, shall conduct cancellation of registration formalities with the administrative industry and commerce entities within thirty days of cancellation.

 

Article 17: These Regulations are interpreted by the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television.

 

Article 18: These Regulations take effect on the day of promulgation.

 

制作经营管理

 

(1995年9月1日广播电影电视部第16号令)

第一条为加强影视制作经营机构的管理,促进影视节目创作的繁荣发展,提高影视节目质量,根据国家有关规定,制定本规定。

第二条本规定所称影视制作经营机构,是指从事电视剧、电视综艺及电视专题节目和动画故事节目的制作、复制。发行等活动的单位。

第三条广播电影电视部负责全国影视制作经营机构的规划和管理工作。

省级广播电视行政部门负责本行政区域内的影视制作经营机构的规划和管理工作。

第四条同时具备下列条件的单位,可申请设立影视制作经营机构:

(一)有负责对该机构的年度制作计划和制作内容进行审定的上级主管单位;

(二)有5名以上具有广播影视专业中级职称或相当业务经历的固定创作人员;

(三)有固定的办公场所和制作、复制影视节目所必需的机房、设备;

(四)注册资金不少于50万元;

(五)符合国家法律、法规及其他有关规定。

第五条个人、私营企业原则上不设立影视制作经营机构。 境外组织和个人不得单独或与境内组织和个人在我国境内合作设立、经营影视制作经营机构。

第六条中央单位或其直属事业单位设立影视制作经营机构,报广播电影电视部批准;

其他影视制作经营机构的设立,报省级广播电视行政部门批准,并报广播电影电视部备案。

第七条申请设立影视制作经营机构或兼营影视制作经营的机构,应按本规定第四条之规定向省级以上广播电视行政部门提出申请。经审核批准后,凭审批机关发给的《影视制作经营许可证》,到工商行政管理部门注册登记。

《影视制作经营许可证》由广播电影电视部统一印刷。

第八条影视制作经营机构的年度制作计划,由其上级主管单位审定后,报同级广播电视行政部门备案。 影视制作经营机构制作的节目样带,由其上级主管单位进

行审查后,报广播电视行政部门备案。

第九条影视制作经营机构以发行定货会、展销会等形式进行全国性的节目发行,经影视制作经营机构所在地省级广播电视行政部门初审后,报广播电影电视部审批。

以前款形式在本行政区域内进行节目发行,需经所在地省级广播电视行政部门审批,并报广播电影电视部备案。

第十条经批准领取《影视制作经营许可证》的机构制作电视剧的,须按规定另行申请领取《电视剧制作许可证》后,方可开机拍摄。

第十一条电视台不得播出未持有《影视制作经营许可证》的单位制作的电视节目。

第十二条凡违反本规定,有下列情况之一的,省级以上广播电视行政部门可视情节轻重,给予警告、责令停业整顿直至吊销《影视制作经营许可证》的行政处罚;对情节严重,构成犯罪的,由司法机关依法追究其刑事责任:

(一)制作经营活动中,有违反国家法律、法规行为的;

(二)制作内容反动或宣扬淫秽色情、封建迷信、凶杀暴力节目的;

(三)违反影视制作经营管理的有关规定的;

(四)制作的电视节目低劣,造成不良社会影响的;

(五)专业人员、资金、设备及固定办公和制作场所发生变化,不符合本规定条件的;

(六)自注册登记之日起6个月内未开展业务活动或停止营业满一年的。

 

第十三条对未申领《影视制作经营许可证》而从事电视节目制作的单位,广播电视行政部门可责令其停业,查封所制作的节目,并处以非法经营所得二倍的罚款。

第十四条省级广播电视行政部门对影视制作经营机构实行年检制度。对年检不合格的,要进行相应处罚,直至由审批机关吊销《影视制作经营许可证》。

第十五条对播放未持有《影视制作经营许可证》的单位制作的电视节目的电视台,广播电视行政部门可给予警告、没收其非法所得,并处以节目收购费用二倍的罚款。

第十头条被吊销《影视制作经营许可证》的单位,应在自吊销之日起30天内到工商行政部门办理注销登记手续。

第十七条本规定由广播电影电视部解释。

第十八条本规定自发布之日起施行。

 

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