Implementation Rules Concerning City (District) and County (City) Radio and Television Broadcast Organ Function Transformation Work
20 September 1999
All provincial, autonomous region and municipal cultural offices (bureaus), Shanghai Municipality and Tibet Autonomous Region Radio, Film and Television (Office) Bureau:
In order to implement the spirit of the “Notice Concerning Launching Activities Attacking Film Smuggling” (WSF No. 3), and the Cultural Market Department, and Film Undertaking Management Bureau “Rules Concerning Honouring and Awarding Attacks on Smuggled Films” (SH No. 75), muster the vigour of cultural market management departments, Customs inspection teams and other departments in attacking film smuggling, further summarize the experiences of attacking film smuggling, the Ministry of Culture Cultural Market Department and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television Film Undertaking Management Department have decided to launch an honouring and award conference concerning attacking film smuggling at a suitable time next year. In order to smoothly conduct the honouring and awarding work, the relevant matters are hereby notified as follows:
I, All provinces are to determine an advanced group and advanced individual selection list, on the basis of the provisions of the “Rules Concerning Selecting Advanced Collectives and Advanced Individuals Attacking Film Smuggling” (attached) formulated by the film smuggling honour and award committee, and report their meritorious deeds to the honour and award office before the end of November.
II, The time limits for this round of honours and awards is: in the period from January 1999 until the end of 1999, advanced collectives and individuals attacking film smuggling that have emerged in large numbers.
III, The concrete time and location of the honour and award conference will be notified separately.
IV, The contact number of the award office: 65551892 65551897
Contact persons: Chen Xiaowen, Li Rui
Address: Beijing, Chaoyangmen Beidajie 10
Ministry of Culture Cultural Market Department Artwork and Film Office
Post Code: 100020
Rules for advanced collectives and advanced individuals attacking film smuggling
On the basis of the spirit of the “Rules Concerning Honouring and Awarding Attacks on Smuggled Films” (SH No. 75) formulated by the Ministry of Culture Cultural Market Management Department and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television Film Undertaking Management Bureau, the Ministry of Culture Cultural Market Department, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television Film Undertaking Management Bureau, the China Film Group Company, the Special National Film Fund Management Commission Office and other related sides composed an award review committee, to deliberate the qualification conditions of advanced collectives and advanced individuals, hereby, the selection method of and matters related to advanced collectives and advanced individuals attacking film smuggling that have passed through review committee discussion are notified as follows:
I, An attacking film smuggling honour and award office is established within the Ministry of Culture Cultural Market Department Artwork and Film Office. The members consist of relevant personnel from the Cultural Market Department Artwork and Film Office and the Film Undertaking Management Bureau Propaganda Distribution Office. The functions of the office are:
1, being responsible for collecting and arranging the materials related to attacking film smuggling;
2, conducting preliminary examination and full examination of the material reported by all provinces, and putting forward a preliminary opinion; conducting spot checks of the situation in focus regions;
3, understanding the situation of local culture (radio and television) departments’ launching of attacks on film smuggling work; coordinating the work of related departments in launching attacks on film smuggling
4, contacting the committee members of the committee on honouring and awarding attacks on film smuggling;
5, being responsible for the daily work of the office.
II, Award targets: awarding work units and individuals with remarkable achievements in attacking film smuggling work.
III, Award conditions:
1, Earnestly implementing the policies, laws and regulations concerning film market management formulated by relevant State departments, and being able to formulate corresponding management regulations and measures on the basis of the reality of the local film market, having full-time management personnel responsible for attacking film smuggling, on the basis of the situation of cases of distributing or screening of smuggled films that are dealt with within one year (including the size of cases, captured quantities of smuggled films and copies, effects obtained, etc.), an award of 10000 – 30000 Yuan may be obtained.
2, For, during activities attacking film smuggling, uncovering film smuggling underground distribution networks, sabotaged underground development points, arresting unlawful film dealers, and capturing more than 20 (20 included) smuggled copies, and the uncovered cases have a certain influence on a nationwide scope, work units or collectives having prominent contributions may obtain an award of 30000 Yuan or more.
IV, Reporting procedure:
All provincial-level administrative culture (radio and television) management departments shall collect the situations of attacking smuggled films every half year, and report it to the office for honouring and awarding attacks on film smuggling. The collected documents include:
organs’ personnel situations, film market management policies, laws and regulations, local film market situations, case settlement materials of investigated and prosecuted unlawful cases (unlawful facts, handling opinion, administrative punishment decision letters); the name and quantity lists of the investigated and prosecuted smuggled film copies; proof that the smuggled films have been transmitted to the China Film Archive; the examination and verification opinion of administrative culture (radio and television) management departments.
The materials concerning the deeds of advanced collective and advanced individual are to be recommended by the administrative culture department of their locality, and after examination and verification by the administrative culture (radio and television) management department, and on the basis of the attacking film smuggling work in that province, the list of candidate advanced collectives and advances individuals, and the materials concerning their deeds are to be reported together with all the others, after collection, to the office for honouring and awarding attacks on film smuggling.
V, In order to make honour and award work even more truthful, the Cultural Market Department and Film Undertaking Management Bureau conduct sport checks of the situation of recommended advanced collectives and advanced individuals.
VI, Concerning false reporting of the film smuggling situation in a locality, the region falsely reporting achievements in attacking film smuggling, as soon as they are discovered, will be subject to cessation of distribution and screening of one cycle of revenue-sharing imported films, and to the administrative punishment of reporting for criticism.
20 September 1999