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Price violations reporting provisions
(6th January 15, 2014, the national development and Reform Commission announced as of May 1, 2014) first in order to protect citizens, legal persons or other organizations reporting price violations of rights by law, regulating prices for price violations reported to the competent authority receiving, handling, informed the work, in accordance with the People's Republic of China price law and other relevant laws, administrative regulations, this provision is enacted.
A citizen, legal person or other organizations (hereinafter referred to as informants) for violation of price and pay laws, rules, regulations and other normative documents of the acts reported to the Department in charge of price (hereinafter referred to as the price report) and report to the competent authorities for price, these provisions shall apply.
Article prices of local people's Governments at or above the county level departments should publicize 12358 telephone hotlines, online reporting platform, addresses, time and place of reception and other related matters.
Fourth report people reported by 12358 phone, mail, Internet, fax, visit the forms to the Department in charge of price price reporting.
Used orally reported prices, price departments shall be recorded.
Many people have used visits to form common reporting matters, should be the nominee.
Fifth price departments to establish a unified national price reporting of management information systems, harmonized management of price reporting.
Whistleblower by reporting codes report progress.
Specific coding, managing, and querying methods according to the price reporting of management information system of work rules.
Sixth report one of the following circumstances, price departments shall not accept:
(A) not part of the mandate of the Department in charge of price reporting matters;
(B) no clear is the name of the source (name), address;
(C) does not provide specific facts to report illegal price;
(D) for the same price-related violations were reported, has been accepted by the other authority;
(E) to reported cases of illegal pricing decisions have been made, a whistleblower report, but provided no new facts.
Seventh article price competent sector received reported Hou should timely for review, belongs to received reported of price competent sector jurisdiction range, and not belongs to this provides sixth article subsection (ii), and (three), and (four), and (five) items case of, be accepted; not belongs to received reported of price competent sector jurisdiction range of, should in 7 a days turn to has jurisdiction right of price competent sector processing.
Accept transfer prices reported prices received by the authorities, it should be reviewed in a timely manner, and decide whether or not to accept.
Eighth price departments shall within 7 working days from the date of receipt of the report informed the informants whether accepted or transferred.
Nineth price price-related violations were reported by the competent jurisdiction, chapter II of the regulations on the procedure of administrative penalty in accordance with the price and in the provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities directly under the jurisdiction of administrative penalty price Division of labour regulations.
Tenth price report in writing and provide the relevant evidence, pricing departments will be given priority for processing.
Price departments shall conduct investigations to report illegal price, according to the pricing procedure of administrative penalty provisions of administrative penalties, no administrative punishment, transferred to the relevant executive decisions such as whether or not to file, as reported originally.
11th price departments shall be notified within 15 working days after the report concluded whistle-blowers to report illegal price results. 12th due to the cost of living requires consumers who purchase goods or services, either alone or together at the price reported for civil disputes involving interests of own price complaint (hereinafter referred to as the price complaints).
Price complaints should be made within one year from the date of the dispute, and provide my identity, civil claims and evidence. Consumer price reports when I present the price complaints, complaints reported by accepting price price price administrative departments.
Individual consumer price complaints, by disputed jurisdiction of the city or county where the price administrative departments.
Price departments shall receive the consumer price within 7 working days from the date of the complaint, make admissibility decisions and inform consumers.
13th Department in charge of price imposed on pricing complaint mediation, mediation should be carried out with the consent of the parties.
Any of the following circumstances the price complaints concluded:
(A) the mediation agreement is reached;
(B) negotiate reconciliation between the parties during the mediation;
(C) the consumer withdraws the complaint;
(Iv) the other party refused mediation;
(E) the parties fail to reach a mediation agreement;
(Vi) shall be considered as price complaints concluded in other circumstances. Prices should be concluded within 60 days from the date of the acceptance of complaints and inform consumers.
Party refuses mediation, the parties failed to reach a conciliation agreement or does not perform the mediation agreement, civil litigation, arbitration and other ways for consumers to safeguard their legitimate rights and interests.
14th were informants for price violations cause consumers to pay more money, price price-related violations should be reported by the competent administrative punishment before a decision is made, order a whistleblower will refund the consumer the extra, but shall be deducted by informants in the price complaints have overcharged price part of the refund. 15th the provision of informed, price departments can be used orally or in writing (including the form of a data message), but informants or customer name (name), the contact address is unclear or does not provide otherwise.
Verbal, related record should be carried out.
16th price departments shall keep the informer confidential informants encouraged and in conformity with the relevant provisions.
17th big price impact on the community to report typical cases, pricing departments to the public.
18th reports of suspected acts of price monopoly, in accordance with the People's Republic of China anti-monopoly law and the provisions of the administrative procedure provisions against price fixing implementation.
19th Advisory price laws, regulations, rules, policies, and these rules do not apply.
20th of all provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Department in charge of price can be made under the implementing rules for the regulations.
21st by the national development and Reform Commission is responsible for the interpretation of these provisions. 22nd article of the regulations come into force on May 1, 2014. The national development and Reform Commission released on August 10, 2004 with price violations reporting regulations repealed simultaneously.
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