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Opinions concerning Strengthening the Supervision of Internet Mapping and Geographical Information Service Websites

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GCTZ No. [2008]1

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal Peoples’ Government, all State Council ministries and commissions, all directly subordinate organs:

Following the progress of satellite positioning technology, remote sensing technology, geographical information system technology and network technology, and development speed of mapping and geographical information services based on the Internet have, at the same time as providing conveniences to people’s work and lives, presented many problems that should not be overlooked. A number of work units and individuals have, in violation of the provision of relevant State laws and regulations, provided unauthorized Internet mapping and geographical information services without qualifications or approval, have published erroneous national maps, and indicated some geographical coordinate information that is sensitive, should not have been published or even involves State secrets. The emergence of these problems has gravely harmed the national interest and threatened national security. In order to strengthen supervision and management of Internet mapping and geographical information service websites, and with the agreement of the State Council, hereby, the following opinions are put forward: Read the rest of this entry »

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Notice concerning Strengthening Governance over Peddlers and Street Stalls Selling Pirated and Illegal Products and Unlicensed Operations and Activities

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All provincial, autonomous region and municipal “Sweeping Pornography and Striking Illegality” work leading small group offices, public security offices (bureaus), construction offices (committees), cultural offices (bureaus), press and publications bureaus, industry and commerce bureau, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Public Security Bureaus: Read the rest of this entry »

Cultural Product and Service Export Guidance Catalogue

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In order to support our country’s cultural product and service export, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, the General Administration of Press and Publications and the State Council Information Office jointly formulated the “Cultural Products and Services Export Guidance Catalogue”, which is hereby promulgated.

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Notice Concerning Launching a Concentrated Campaign Attacking Pirated Audiovisual and Computer Software Products

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All provincial, autonomous region and municipal “Sweeping Pornography and Striking Illegality” leading small group offices, Party Committee Propaganda Departments, Politico-legal committees, culture offices (bureaus), press and publications bureaus, copyright bureaus, industry and commerce bureaus, industry and commerce bureaus, public security offices (bureaus), construction offices (commissions), supervision offices (bureaus): Read the rest of this entry »

Some Opinions Concerning Promoting Our Country’s Cartoon Industry Development

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NDC No. (2006) 32

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal People’s Governments, all State Council ministries and commissions, all directly subordinate organs:

The Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Information Industry, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Culture, General Administration of Customs, State Administration of Industry and Commerce, State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, General Administration of Press and Publications “Some Opinions Concerning Supporting our Country’s Cartoon Industry Development” have been agreed with by the State Council, are hereby transferred to you, please implement them earnestly.

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Coordinated Work Plan for Internet Site Management

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Notice concerning Printing and Issuing the “Coordinated Work Plan for Internet Site Management”

17 February 2006

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal Party Committee Propaganda Departments, telecommunications management bureaus, information offices, education offices (education commissions), cultural offices (bureaus), public security offices (bureaus), national security offices (bureaus), radio, film and television bureaus, press and publications bureaus, secrecy preservation bureaus, administrative industry and commerce management bureaus, food and drug supervision and management bureaus (drug supervision and management bureaus):

On the basis of the uniform deployment of the Centre, relevant departments launched joint and concentrated clean-up and rectification work of Internet sites between November 2004 and June 2005. In this concentrated campaign, all departments resolutely grasped implementation according to the “Plan for the Centralized Launch of Internet Site Clean-Up and Rectification Work”, acted vigorously, cooperated closely, accumulated certain experiences in coordinated work, and laid a firm basis for further doing daily supervision and management work of the Internet well. Read the rest of this entry »

Notice Concerning Further Deepening Internet Cafe Management Work

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Ministry of Culture

State Administration of Industry and Commerce

Ministry of Public Security

Ministry of Information Industry

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Finance

State Council

Legal System Office

Central Civilization Office

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Internet Surfing Service Business Venue Management Rules

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Ministry of Information Industry, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Culture, State Administration of Industry and Commerce

3 April 2001

Article 1: In order to strengthen the management of Internet surfing service business venues, stimulate the healthy development of Internet serving service activities, and protect the lawful interests of online users, on the basis of the provisions of the “Internet Information Service Management Rules”, the “Computer Information Network International Interconnection Security Protection Management Rules”, relevant laws and other administrative regulations, these Rules are formulated.

Article 2: These Rules apply to implement supervision and management of the opening, operations and use of Internet surfing service business venue within the borders of the People’s Republic of China.

Internet surfing service business venues as named in these Rules refers to commercial venues that provide Internet surfing services to the public through computers connected to the Internet (including surfing services provided by “Internet cafés”). Read the rest of this entry »

Notice concerning Issues Relating to the Work of Deeply Launching a Special Campaign to Bring Electronic Gaming under Control

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Ministry of Culture, State Commission for Economics and Trade, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Information Industry, Ministry of Foreign Economics and Trade, General Administration of Customs, State Administration of Industry and Commerce

WSF No. (2000)42

Since the videophone conference on strengthening management over entertainment service venues and  the special campaign to bring electronic gaming venues nationwide under control, all provincial, autonomous region and municipal Party Committees and governments have, from the height of stressing politics, rapidly convened conferences, earnestly transmitted the spirit of the videophone conference, and established leading small groups to coordinate the special campaign work; all localities’ culture, trade and economics, public security, foreign trade and economics, information industry, Customs, industry and commerce and other functional departments have all performed their own functions, vigorously formulated special campaign work plans and re-examination and verification standards, organized large-scale propaganda, public opinion, investigation of the real situation and concentrated law enforcement work, a batch of business venues breaking laws and regulations have been strictly punished according to the law; news public opinion organs’ great propaganda momentum and the broad popular masses’ vigorous support has ensured that the special campaign work to bring electronic gaming under control has gained phase-type results, a good environment in which the whole society supervises and resists unlawful electronic gaming is being formed. Read the rest of this entry »

Opinions concerning Launching a Special Campaign to Bring Electronic Gaming Business Venues under Control

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GBF No. (2000)44

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal Peoples Governments, all State Council ministries and commissions, all directly subordinate organs:

The Ministry of Culture, State Commission for Economics and Trade, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Information Industry, Ministry of Foreign Economics and Trade, General Administration of Customs and State Administration of Industry and Commerce “Opinions concerning Launching a Special Campaign to Bring Electronic Gaming Business Venues under Control” has been approved by the State Council and is hereby transmitted to you, please earnestly implement them. Read the rest of this entry »

Notice concerning Strengthening Management over Internal Newspapers and Periodicals

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20 July 1994

Central Propaganda Department, Administration of Press and Publications, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, State Administration of Industry and Commerce

XCLZ No. (1994)6

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal Party Committee propaganda departments, press and publications bureaus, post and telecommunications management bureaus, administrative industry and commerce management bureaus: Read the rest of this entry »

Urgent Notice concerning Strengthening Laser Music Disc and Laser Video Disc Reproduction Management

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CCP Central Propaganda Department, Administration of Press and Publications, State Planning Commission, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, General Administration of Customs, State Administration of Industry and Commerce, National Copyright Administration

12 April 1994

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Provisional Regulations concerning Strengthening Management over Collective, Individual and Privately-Run Bookstores (Stalls)

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Administration of Press and Publications, State Administration of Industry and Commerce

25 November 1989

In order to implement relevant State principles, policies and regulations, further strengthen management over collective, individual and privately-run bookstores (stalls), let the cultural market flourish and stimulate the construction of a Socialist spiritual civilization, the following provisions are made:

I, All localities’ administrative press and publications, culture, and industry and commerce management organs must strengthen management over collective, individual and privately-run bookstores (stalls), supervise collective, individual and privately-run bookstore (stall) managers in earnestly implementing State regulations concerning the distribution of books and periodicals, encourage and support them in distributing more good books, pay attention to social effect, and protect their lawful rights and interests. Read the rest of this entry »

Notice concerning Reiterating Regulations on Internally Distributed Books

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The Central Propaganda Department and the then State Publishing Bureau have made clear regulations concerning internal book publishing and distribution in the past. But, in recent times, a number of distribution work units and publishers have set up their own distribution departments, violating the regulations on internal book wholesale and retail, resulting in some internally distributed books flowing onto open distribution markets, creating a harmful influence on society, at the same time, it has also brought about confusion in book distribution work. In order to strengthen management over this work, the following regulations are hereby reiterated: Read the rest of this entry »

Notice concerning Reiterating Regulations on Problems Related to Using Economic Sanction Methods to Strengthen Publishing Management

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6 September 1988, Administration of Press and Publications, State Administration of Industry and Commerce

With the agreement in principle of the State Council, the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Finance and the State Administration of Industry and Commerce have jointly issued the “Notice concerning Printing and Distributing the Ministry of Culture ‘Request for Instructions concerning Using Economic Sanction Methods to Strengthen Publishing Management'” on 15 November 1985. Read the rest of this entry »

Some Explanations of the Administration of Press and Publications and the State Administration of Industry and Commerce on the “Provisional Rules concerning Newspaper Publishers, Periodical Publishers and Publishing Houses Launching Paid-For Services and Commercial Activities”

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25 May 1988, Administration of Press and Publications, State Administration of Industry and Commerce

I, Article 1 of the “Provisional Rules concerning Newspaper Publishers, Periodical Publishers and Publishing Houses Launching Paid-For Services and Commercial Activities” (hereafter simply named “Provisional Rules”) mentions “…launching paid-for services and commercial activities where permitted by State policies, that are related to their own business”. A concrete and clear formulation of this has been made in the content of the seven clauses of Article 2. Paid-for services and commercial activities launched by newspaper publishers, periodical publishers and publishing houses according to Article 2 of the “Provisional Rules”, are activities permitted by State policy and related to their own business. Read the rest of this entry »

Provisional Rules concerning Newspaper Publishers, Periodical Publishers and Publishing Houses Launching Paid-For Services and Commercial Activities

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Provisional Rules concerning Newspaper Publishers, Periodical Publishers and Publishing Houses Launching Paid-For Services and Commercial Activities

16 March 1988, Administration of Press and Publications, State Administration of Industry and Commerce

In order to implement the spirit of the 13th Party Congress concerning accelerating and deepening reform, correctly guiding newspaper publishers, periodical publishers and publishing houses in running newspapers and periodicals well, and publishing good books, and in appropriately launching other commercial matters permitted by State regulations and policies under the precondition of doing their own work and duties well, stimulate the development of our country’s newspaper, periodical and book publishing undertaking, serve the construction of the “two civilizations” even better, on the basis of relevant State provisions, these Rules are formulated. Read the rest of this entry »

Notice Concerning Printing and Distributing the “Summary of the Work Meeting on Investigating and Prosecuting Criminal Illegal Publishing Activities According to the Law”

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In order to completely implement the State Council “Notice Concerning Strictly Attacking Illegal Publishing Activities”, the General Administration of Press and Publications, the Supreme People’s Court, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television, and the State Administration of Industry and Commerce held a work meeting in Beijing from 25 until 28 December 1987 on investigating and prosecuting criminal illegal publishing activities according to the law in which a number of relevant leading cadres from provincial-level Press and Publication Bureaus, Courts, Procuratorates, Public Security Offices (bureaus) participated. Hereby, the summary of the meeting is issued to you, please transmit it speedily for implementation, in order to promote the deep development of investigating and prosecuting criminal illegal publishing activities. For the problems of policy and law demarcation touched upon by the Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate in the “Summary”, further judicial interpretations shall be made. If there are contradictions between interpretations of the “Summary” and the “Two Supremes”, the interpretation of the “Two Supremes” shall prevail. Read the rest of this entry »

Ministry of Radio, Film and Television, Ministry of Commerce, State Administration for Industry and Commerce Notice Concerning Rectification of the Audio and Video Products Market and Stopping Pirate Recording Activities

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According to recent inspections, infringing pirate recording and sale of audio and video tape products (namely boxed sound tapes, records, video tapes of recorded programmes) activities, has again occurred in some places. One sort of situation is pirate recording and sale of audiovisual products imported by smuggling, its content has all not passed examination and approval; one sort of situation is by oneself pirate recording and selling of products of domestic publications work units, infringing copyright and gravely damaging publications work units’ economic interests. These infringing pirate recorded and sold audiovisual products are not only of low quality, but some have unhealthy content. These false and inferior audiovisual products are sold at low prices, overflow the market, gravely impede the development of the audiovisual publications sector, cause consumers mental and bodily health and economic interest to be directly damaged. In order to rectify and strengthen management over the audiovisual products market, safeguard wide-spread consumers’ personal interests, and benefit the construction of a socialist spiritual civilization, determined stopping of and attack against unlawful actions such as infringing pirate recording and selling, etc. must be undertaken, and now the following notice is formulated:

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Request for Instructions concerning Using Economic Sanction Methods to Strengthen Publishing Management.

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Considering certain negative influences of readers among the people and especially youth, and considering differentiating the use of paper resources and printing capacity in order of importance and urgency, some book assortments and printing shall be subject to the necessary control. For this, the Ministry of Culture and the State Publishing Bureau have made a series of regulations. But some publishers one-sidedly pursue profit, do not implement the relevant regulations, resulting in the fact that that books that should be controlled cannot be effectively controlled. Furthermore, some non-publishing work units have also compiled and printed excessive numbers of books in pursuit of profit, and it has been impossible to curb this for a long time as well. In order to implement the Party’s publishing policy and strengthen publishing management, apart from continuing to strengthen administrative measures, we have considered supplementing them with rules on economic sanctions. After consultation  with the Ministry of Finance and the State Administration of Industry and Commerce, the following provisions have been drafted:

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