Public Order Management Punishments Law of the People’s Republic of China (Excerpt)

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People’s Republic of China Presidential Decree

(No. 38)

The “Public Order Management Punishments Law of the People’s Republic of China” was passed at the 17th meeting of the 10th National People’s Congress Standing Committee of the People’s Republic of China, on 28 August 2005, is hereby promulgated, and shall take effect on 1 March 2006.

President of the People’s Republic of China

Hu Jintao

28 August 2005

Public Order Management Punishments Law of the People’s Republic of China

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Article 68: Production, transport, duplication, sale and rental of obscene products such as books, photographs, films and audiovisual products, etc., or using a computer network, telephone or other communication tools to transport obscene information, will be punished with criminal detention of ten days up to fifty days, and a fine of 3.000 Yuan or lower may additionally be imposed; where circumstances are relatively light, it will be punished with criminal detention of five days or less or a fine of 500 Yuan or lower.

Article 69: Where one of the following activities is present, it will be punished with criminal detention of ten days up to fifty days, and a fine of 500 Yuan up to 1.000 Yuan shall additionally be imposed:

(1) Organizing broadcast of obscene audiovisuals;

(2) Organizing or conducting obscene performances;

(3) Participating in mass promiscuous activities.

Where one knows that others engage in the activities of the preceding Paragraph, and provide requirements for them, they shall be punished according to the provisions of the preceding Paragraph.

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中华人民共和国治安管理处罚法

中华人民共和国主席令
(第38号)

《中华人民共和国治安管理处罚法》已由中华人民共和国第十届全国人民代表大会常务委员会第十七次会议于2005年8月28日通过,现予公布,自2006年3月1日起施行。

中华人民共和国主席 胡锦涛

2005年8月28日

中华人民共和国治安管理处罚法

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第六十八条 制作、运输、复制、出售、出租淫秽的书刊、图片、影片、音像制品等淫秽物品或者利用计算机信息网络、电话以及其他通讯工具传播淫秽信息的,处十日以上十五日以下拘留,可以并处三千元以下罚款;情节较轻的,处五日以下拘留或者五百元以下罚款。

第六十九条 有下列行为之一的,处十日以上十五日以下拘留,并处五百元以上一千元以下罚款:

(一)组织播放淫秽音像的;

(二)组织或者进行淫秽表演的;

(三)参与聚众淫乱活动的。

明知他人从事前款活动,为其提供条件的,依照前款的规定处罚。

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