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(February 4, 2013 to 55th reported since March 11, 2013, the Ministry of culture) first in order to enhance the entertainment business management, maintain the healthy development of entertainment, satisfying the people's culture and entertainment consumption, according to the entertainment Management Ordinance (hereinafter referred to as the regulations), these measures are formulated. Referred to in article II of the Ordinance places of entertainment, is a for-profit, open to the public, the consumers entertain themselves with songs and dances, entertainment venues.
Singing and dancing entertainment place refers to provide accompaniment music, music-on-demand service providing dance music, dance or service establishments; entertainment is a games amusement devices provide gaming entertainment services through the site.
Other sites run the above entertainment services, these measures shall apply.
Third countries encouraged entertainment dissemination of national culture and art, provides public-oriented, wholesome entertainment content and services encourage imposed entertainment chain, brand management.
Fourth seat of the competent Department of culture of the people's Governments above the county level shall be responsible for entertainment business activity regulation, responsible for providing cultural entertainment product content regulation, responsible for guiding the local entertainment industry association's work.
Fifth entertainment industry association should be in accordance with relevant State regulations and provisions of the articles of Association, development of industry standards, strengthening self-discipline, maintaining the legitimate rights and interests.
Sixth entertainment place shall not be created at the following locations:
(A) housing in the residential building;
(B) approved by the museums, libraries and cultural relics protection units within the building;
(C) residential area;
(D) the provisions of the education law schools around;
(E) in accordance with the medical institution regulations and rules for the implementation of provisions of the practising certificate for medical institution around the hospital;
(F) the Communist Party committees at all levels and various departments, people's congresses at all levels, Governments at all levels and all departments, all levels of people's political consultative conference organs, people's courts and procuratorates, democratic parties at various levels around organs at all levels;
(VII) railway stations, airports and other crowded places;
(H) the building ground floor below (excluding ground floor);
(IX) with dangerous chemicals warehouse adjoining regions, and dangerous chemicals warehouse must be in conformity with the relevant provisions of the regulations on the safety management of dangerous chemicals.
Entertainment and schools, hospitals, distance and its measuring methods prescribed by the provincial cultural Department.
Article seventh entertainment shall be subject to the following conditions:
(A) its business facilities, cultural products provided content shall conform to cultural production, production, import regulations;
(B) the singing and dancing entertainment place consumers area shall not be less than 1.5 square metres per capita (in rural areas), entertainment area less than 200 square meters, the area does not include Office, warehousing and other non-operating areas;
(C) in line with the national security administration, fire safety, environmental noise regulations;
(D) other conditions stipulated by laws, rules and regulations.
Eighth provincial cultural authorities are responsible for developing entertainment established minimum space standards in rural areas; combined with local practice, within their respective administrative areas of entertainment the lowest usable floor area, number of consumers approved standards, but not less than the present article seventh part (b) of standard.
Provincial cultural authorities responsible within the administrative area of entertainment total layout plan, and announced to the public.
Nineth established entertainment, an application shall be submitted to the authorities of people's Governments at the County culture; the establishment of Sino-foreign joint ventures, Sino-foreign co-operative entertainment, an application shall be submitted to the provincial Culture Department, where provincial cultural authorities may authorize the people's Governments above the county level cultural authorities conduct on-site inspections.
Article tenth before applying for the establishment of places of entertainment, can lead people to be responsible for approving applications for the cultural Department of construction consulting, cultural authorities should provide administrative guidance to build people.
Section 11th for the establishment of entertainment, shall submit the following documents:
(A) the application form for the establishment;
(B) the business name prior approval written notice or license;
(C) Organization and articles of Association;
(D) investors, head of the legal representative to be appointed, the main proof of identity as well as Ordinance of the fourth, fifth, 52nd, provision of written declarations;
(E) real estate ownership certificate, run by renting space, shall also submit the lease contracts or letters of intent to lease;
(Vi) business premises location map;
(G) place the internal structure plan, singing and dancing entertainment place shall be indicated in box, package size and location of entertainment shall be indicated in the games and entertainment operate position, game entertainment number and location of equipment;
(H) the approval document of the fire service, the Environmental Protection Department;
Apply for the establishment of Sino-foreign joint ventures, Sino-foreign co-operative entertainment, shall also submit the approval documents of the departments in charge of Commerce. After 12th cultural authorities to accept the application, should take the place of the location, the surrounding environment, areas such as on-site inspections.
Meet the criteria, should be established in places, significant cultural authorities of the Office space location to the public on 10th and shall organize the hearing.
13th cultural authorities should use the songs for singing and dancing entertainment place on demand systems and entertainment gaming entertainment content verification equipment. 14th cultural authorities should be based on hearings and licensing to the cultural content verification.
Approval, issued by the entertainment license; is not granted, it shall inform the applicant in writing and state the reasons.
15th entertainment alteration, expansion of business premises or change site, change the investment officer, investment and entertainment license set forth the matters, shall apply to the issuing authority re-issuance of entertainment license.
16th new singing and dancing entertainment place, changing songs on demand systems, recreation, entertainment add new, change the game entertainment equipment, shall be reported to the original certificate authority verification. 17th entertainment license is valid for 2 years. Entertainment license expires 30th entertainment operators shall hold a license, business license, and business reports to the original certificate authority for the renewal of licenses.
Original issuing authority shall, before the expiry, the establishment of conditions to make decision on whether to approve the extension, fails to make a decision, considered to approve the extension.
Article 18th entertainment license expiration is not extended by the original Licensing Office to announce the cancellation of entertainment license, and communicated to the public security organs, industrial and commercial administration departments.
Article 19th entertainment legal representative or principal responsible is the responsibility of maintaining the operating order.
Article 20th singing and dancing entertainment place operation shall comply with the following requirements:
(A) broadcast, the performance of the program containing the 13th of the article shall not be prohibited content;
(Ii) in sites using the song VOD system may not be connected to the outside music library;
(C) are not allowed to change songs on demand system.
Article 21st entertainment should meet the following requirements:
(A) should not be set without a cultural content verification by the competent gaming entertainment equipment;
(B) the operation of the award-winning, prize list shall be submitted to the county cultural departments;
(C) shall not alter the gaming entertainment equipment;
(D) the introduction of games and entertainment operate, and apparently the partition flag;
(E) except for national holidays, and prohibit minors from entering the gaming area.
22nd entertainment place shall not without the approval of the cultural Department of commercial performance activities provide a venue.
Entertainment place employs foreigners Act activities, should be consistent with the commercial performance regulations and the provisions of the implementing rules for the regulations of commercial performance management. Article 23rd entertainment cultural content audit and inspection system should be established, determine the person responsible for cultural products and services provided by the management in place.
Inspections shall be entered into the business journal.
Consumers using entertainment to engage in illegal activities, entertainment venues should be put against invalid shall promptly report to cultural authorities or a public security organ.
24th entertainment should be in a prominent position hanging entertainment license, minors prohibited or restricted entry sign, signs shall indicate "12318" cultural market calls.
25th entertainment place shall cooperate with the competent culture daily inspection and technical regulatory measures.
Article 26th cultural departments should establish entertainment credit management files, recorded by cultural authorities, the public security organs, industrial and commercial administrative departments to implement punishment, and entertainment, the main person in charge of the legal representative, and investor information.
27th cultural authorities shall regularly organize cultural authorities staff, entertainment first person conduct policy training and content management professionals.
28th in violation of the provisions of the Ordinance, arbitrarily engaged in the entertainment business, the people's Governments above the county level administration of industry and commerce, cultural authorities in accordance with article 40th of the regulation will be punished.
29th singing and dancing entertainment place in violation of the article 20th paragraph (a), (b) provisions of the competent Department of culture of the people's Governments above the county level in accordance with the 47th article of the Ordinance shall be punished; this article 20th (c) provisions of the competent Department of culture of the people's Governments above the county level in accordance with the 48th article of the regulations will be punished.
30th article Entertainment Entertainment violation this approach 21st article subsection (a), and (ii) items provides of, by County above government culture competent sector ordered corrected, and at 5000 Yuan above 10,000 yuan following of fine; violation this approach 21st article subsection (three) items provides of, by County above government culture competent sector in accordance with Ordinance 48th article be punishment; violation this approach 21st article subsection (four) items provides of, by County above government culture competent sector in accordance with Ordinance
Section 50th penalty contrary to article 21st of this approach (e) provisions of the competent Department of culture of the people's Governments above the county level in accordance with the 47th article of the regulations will be punished.
31st entertainment violated provisions of the first paragraph of this article 22nd, competent authority shall order rectification of the culture of the people's Governments above the county level, and more than 5000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan fine.
Article 32nd entertainment violated these measures article 23rd on the violation of failing to take action to stop it and shall report, culture of the people's Governments above the county level authorities in accordance with the 49th article of the regulations will be punished.
Article 33rd entertainment violate the provisions of article 24th of this approach, competent authority shall order rectification of the culture of the people's Governments above the county level, with a warning.
Article 34th entertainment violates the provisions of article 25th, by the cultural authorities to warn the people's Governments above the county level and more than 5000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan fine. 35th article of the rules take effect on March 11, 2013.
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