SH No. 75
All provincial, autonomous region and municipal cultural offices (bureaus), Shanghai Municipality and Tibet Autonomous Region Radio, Film and Television (Office) Bureau:
In order to further implement the spirit of the “Notice Concerning Launching Activities Attacking Film Smuggling” (WSF No. 3), formulated by the Ministry of Culture and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, muster the vigour of all levels’ cultural market management departments to manage markets, stimulate the flourishing and development of the film market, the Ministry of Culture Cultural Market Department and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television Film Undertaking Bureau have formulated these rules on honouring and rewarding attacks on smuggled films, the concrete provisions are as follows:
I, Work units such as the Ministry of Culture Cultural Market Department and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television Film Undertaking Bureau, China Film Company, etc., jointly establish an honour and reward appraisal committee, to be responsible for managing honour and reward finds, and selection, verification, honouring and reward work. The secretariat is set up within the Ministry of Culture Cultural Market Department.
II, The State Administration of Radio, Film and Television Film Undertaking Management Bureau and China Film Company annually reserve a certain amount of funds as honouring and reward funds, which are to be used to honour and reward work units or individuals attacking film smuggling activities, and reward work units and individuals reporting distribution and screening of smuggled films.
III, Advanced work units and individuals obtaining honour and reward for attacking film smuggling for three years running, may participate in advanced work unit and individual honouring activities organized by the Ministry of Culture and the State Administration for Radio, Film and Television.
IV, The scope of honouring and reward:
1, work units and individuals having made outstanding contributions in attacking smuggled film work;
2, administrative culture management departments of local (city) level or higher with relatively standardized cultural market management, not having the phenomenon of screening smuggled films in their areas, with relatively strong management strength;
3, meritorious work units investigating and prosecuting important, large and model cases in the film market;
4, work units or individuals having obtained clear achievements in dealing with regions where the distribution and screening of smuggled films is relatively grave.
V, Provincial-level administrative culture management departments semi-annually collect the situation of attacking smuggled films work of all regions in their provinces, select administrative culture management departments of all levels that conform to standards to participate in examination, and report all appraisal materials to the appraisal committee office, assessment materials include:
case files on investigation and prosecution work (the unlawful facts, handling opinion, punishment and confiscation documents of related law enforcement departments, etc. ); the amount of investigated and prosecuted smuggled film copies and a list of titles; the examination opinion of the administrative culture department.
VI, The appraisal committee semi-annually conducts verification of the situation reported by the provinces (municipalities), solicit the opinion of all provincial (municipal) distribution companies, irregularly inspect the management work of all localities’ film markets, and conduct focus on-the-spot examination of work units that are part of the assessment.
VII, The Ministry of Culture Cultural Market Department and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television Film Undertaking Bureau annually organize one honour and reward conference, to summarize the film market management inspection work of the whole year, report the work units and individuals winning prizes nationwide, and issue the rewards and certificates.
VIII, The concrete conditions for honouring and rewarding attacks of film smuggles will be formulated separately by the assessment committee.
IX, These Rules take effect on the day of promulgation.