Rules on Rewarding Meritorious Persons Reporting “Pornography Production”, “Pornography Peddling”, Infringement, Piracy and Other Illegal Publishing Activities

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National “Sweeping Pornography” Work Group, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Public Security, Administration of Press and Publications, National Copyright Administration

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal “Sweeping Pornography” work groups, finance offices (bureaus), public security offices (bureaus), press and publications bureaus, and copyright bureaus:

In order to severely attack all kinds of illegal publishing activities, standardize the reporting award system for the publications market nationwide, and guarantee the healthy and orderly development of the publications market, the National “Sweeping Pornography” Work Group, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Public Security, Administration of Press and Publications, and National Copyright Administration        have jointly formulated the “Rules on Rewarding Meritorious Persons Reporting ‘Pornography Production’, ‘Pornography Peddling”, Infringement, Piracy and Other Illegal Publishing Activities”, these are hereby sent to you, please earnestly implement them.

Rules on Rewarding Meritorious Persons Reporting “Pornography Production”, “Pornography Peddling”, Infringement, Piracy and Other Illegal Publishing Activities

Article 1:, in order to award meritorious persons reporting “pornography production”, “pornography peddling”, infringement, piracy and other illegal publishing activities (hereafter simply named all sorts of illegal publishing activities”, strictly attack all sorts of illegal publishing activities, standardize the award system for reports in the publications market nationwide, guarantee the healthy and orderly development of the publications market, and on the basis of relevant State laws and regulations, these Rules are formulated.

Article 2: Meritorious reporting persons refers to persons who report all sorts of illegal publishing activities in writing, through telephones or other forms to the National “Sweeping Pornography” Work Group Office, the Ministry of Public Security Public Management Bureau, all local levels’ “sweeping pornography” work group offices and public security orangs, where the reporting content is checked and verified, and leads to the uncovering of relevant cases. Meritorious reporting persons are given awards by relevant government departments according to these rules and taking circumstances into consideration.

Article 3: Reports of the following illegal activities falls into the scope of awards under these Rules:

(1) publishing, producing, printing, reproduction, distribution and dissemination of obscene publications;

(2) publishing, producing, printing, reproduction, distribution and dissemination of prohibited publications having the following content: violating the basic principles determined in the constitution, endangering national unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity, harming State security, honour and interests, inciting ethnic separation, violating ethnic minority customs and habits, destroying ethnic unity, propagating superstition of playing up violence, harming social morals and the excellent cultural traditions of the nation, as well as other content prohibited by laws and regulations;

(3) reproducing or distributing literary works, music, film, television or audio products, computer software and other works without the permission of the copyright holder;

(4) pirating or publishing publications over which other persons enjoy exclusive publication rights;

(5) establishing unauthorized publishing work units without permission or engaging in authorizing publications publishing, printing, reproduction or distribution business;

(6) publishing publications by forging or faking the name of a publishing work unit, a newspaper or periodical;

(7) unauthorized printing, reproduction or distribution of foreign publications, illegally imported publications;

(8) selling of book numbers, periodical numbers or edition numbers, where it constitutes a crime;

(9) other illegal publishing activities provided in laws or regulations.

Article 4: The concrete reward standards for meritorious reporting persons conforming to the above rewarding scope is as follows:

(1) Common meritorious reporting persons are given reward money of 2% or less of the publications business value involved in every case of reported illegal publishing activities.

(2) Those reporting on production, transportation, trading and other equipment used in illegal publishing activities, are given reward money of 10% or less of the publications business value involved in every case of reported illegal publishing activities.

(2) Those reporting illegal import of compact disk production lines from abroad for the illegal reproduction of compact discs, are given reward money 150.000 – 300.000 Yuan per line (including one double-headed line); those reporting the use of corresponding equipment to assemble and install illegal compact disk production lines for the illegal reproduction of compact disks, are given reward money of 30.000 – 10.000 Yuan per line.

(4) For those having made especially major contributions or where the case related to the illegal publishing activities they reported was listed as a national large or major case, the abovementioned reward money limits may be ignored, with the approval of the nationwide or provincial, autonomous region or municipal “sweeping pornography” work group offices.

(5) Where two persons or more jointly report the same case, after the reward money issuing organ determines the reward amount, the reporting person will consult about the proportion of division themselves, where they do not reach an agreement, the issuing organ will adjudicate.

Article 5: All local levels’ finance departments shall arrange for a special fund, to be used to reward meritorious reporting persons.

Article 6: Award money for meritorious reporting persons is issued by the “sweeping pornography” small work group office of the locality where the case is filed.

Article 7: A special person must be responsible for the implementation of rewards, and secrecy about reporting persons must be strictly preserved. Without agreement of the reporting person, the name, identity and address of a reporting person may not be made open, the legal liability of offenders will be prosecuted according to the law. No work unit or individual may attack or seek revenge against meritorious reporting person, the legal liability of offenders will be prosecuted according to the law.

Article 8: All provincial, autonomous region and municipal “sweeping pornography” work group offices and finance offices (bureaus) must, on the basis of the spirit of the principles of these Regulations, formulate reporting reward plans for their regions, and file these with the Nationwide “Sweeping Pornography” work group office and the Ministry of Finance.

Article 9: Where reports are made under the name of legal persons or other organizations, the reward of the legal person or other organization in question will be handled according to these Rules.

Article 10: Special award fund use supervision is the responsibility of the finance department of the same level, auditing departments will audit this regularly.

Article 11: The interpretation of these Rules is the responsibility of the Nationwide “Sweeping Pornography” Work Group Office.

Article 12: These Rules take effect on the date of promulgation.

18 January 2000

 

全国“扫黄”工作小组、财政部、公安部、新闻出版署、国家版权局关于颁发《对举报“制黄”、“贩黄”、侵权盗版和其他非法出版活动有功人员奖励办法》的通知
全国“扫黄”工作小组 财政部

 

各省、自治区、直辖市“扫黄”工作小组,财政厅(局),公安厅(局),新闻出版
局、版权局:
为严厉打击各类非法出版活动,规范全国出版物市场的奖励举报制度,保障出版物市场健康有序发展,全国“扫黄”工作小组、财政部、公安部、新闻出版署、国家版权局联合制定了《对举报“制黄”、“贩黄”、侵权盗版和其他非法出版活动有功人员奖励办法》,现印发给你们,请
认真贯彻执行。

附件:对举报“制黄”、“贩黄”、侵权盗版和其他非法出版活动有功人员奖励办法
第一条 为奖励举报“制黄”、“贩黄”、侵权盗版和其他非法出版活动(以下简称各类非法出版活动)的有功人员,严厉打击各类非法出版活动,规范全国出版物市场的奖励举报制度,保障出版物市场健康有序发展,根据国家有关法律、法规,特制定本办法。
第二条 举报有功人员是指以书面、电话或其他形式向全国“扫黄”工作小组办公室、公安部治安管理局,地方各级“扫黄”工作小组办公室和公安机关举报各类非法出版活动,举报内容经查证属实,并由此破获有关案件的人员。对举报有功人员,由政府有关部门按照本办法的规定酌
情给予奖励。
第三条 举报下列非法行为属于本办法奖励范围:
(一)出版、制作、印刷、复制、发行、传播淫秽出版物的行为;
(二)出版、制作、印刷、复制、发行、传播含有下列内容的违禁出版物的行为:反对宪法确定的基本原则,危害国家的统一、主权和领土完整,危害国家的安全、荣誉和利益,煽动民族分裂、侵害少数民族风俗习惯、破坏民族团结,宣扬迷信或者渲染暴力,危害社会公德和民族优秀
文化传统,以及法律、法规禁止含有的其他内容;
(三)未经著作权人许可而复制、发行其文字作品、音乐、电影、电视、录像作品、计算机软件及其他作品的行为;
(四)盗印、盗制或者出版他人享有专有出版权的出版物;
(五)未经批准,擅自设立出版单位或者擅自从事出版物的出版、印刷或者复制、发行业务;
(六)伪造、假冒出版单位或者报纸、期刊名称出版出版物;
(七)擅自印刷或者复制、发行境外出版物,非法进口出版物;
(八)买卖书号、刊号、版号构成犯罪的行为;
(九)法律、法规规定的其他非法出版行为。
第四条 对符合上述奖励范围的举报有功人员的具体奖励标准如下:
(一)对于一般举报有功人员,举报非法出版活动按每案所涉及出版物经营额2%以内的奖励金予以奖励。
(二)举报非法出版活动的生产、经营和运输等设备的,按每案罚没款总额10%以内的奖励金予以奖励。
(三)举报非法从境外引进光盘生产线非法复制光盘的,按每条(含一条双头)15万元—30万元的奖励金予以奖励;举报采用相关设备组装非法光盘生产线非法复制光盘的,按每条3万元—10万元的奖励金予以奖励。
(四)有特殊重大贡献或所举报的有关非法出版活动案件被列为全国大案要案的,经全国或省、自治区、直辖市“扫黄”工作小组办公室主任会议批准,可不受上述奖励金限额的限制。
(五)两人以上共同举报同一案件线索的,奖励金颁发机构确定奖金额后,由举报人自行协商分配比例,协商不成的,由颁发机构裁决。
第五条 地方各级财政部门应当安排专项经费,用于奖励举报有功人员。
第六条 对举报有功人员的奖励金,由立案地的“扫黄”工作小组办公室颁发。
第七条 实施奖励要由专人负责,并严格为举报人保密。未经举报人同意,不得公开举报人姓名、身份及居住地,违者依法追究其法律责任。
任何单位和个人不得对举报有功人员打击报复,违者依法追究其法律责任。
第八条 各省、自治区、直辖市“扫黄”工作小组办公室和财政厅(局)均要依据本规定的原则精神,制定本地区的奖励举报办法,并报全国“扫黄”工作小组办公室和财政部备案。
第九条 以法人或者其他组织的名义举报的,对该法人或者其他组织的奖励,按照本办法进行。
第十条 专项奖励经费的使用由同级财政部门负责监督,审计部门定期予以审计。
第十一条 本办法由全国“扫黄”工作小组办公室负责解释。
第十二条 本办法自发布之日起执行。

 

2000年1月18日

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