The Administration Of Newspaper Publication Provisions

Original Language Title: 报纸出版管理规定

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(Released September 30, 2005, press and publication administration, the 32nd since as of December 1, 2005) Chapter I General provisions article in order to promote the development and prosperity of the newspaper industry, regulating the activities of newspaper publishing, strengthened the administration of newspaper publication, according to the State Council published regulations and related laws and regulations, this provision is enacted.
    Article in the People's Republic of China engaged in newspaper publishing activities in the territory, these provisions shall apply. Newspaper publishing entities established by law.
    Publishing newspapers newspaper publishing unit, must be approved by the General Administration of press and publication, holding a national unified publication number, receive a newspaper publishing license.
    Newspapers in these rules refers to a fixed name, published in the period, up, with news and commentary as the main content, at least once a week publishes a page serials. Newspaper publishing unit in these rules refers to established according to relevant regulations of the State, approved by the General Administration of press and publication and complete the registration procedures of the newspaper.
    Legal creation of newspaper publishing newspapers, the setting up of the Newsroom as a newspaper publisher.
    Newspaper article published must adhere to Marxism-Leninism, Mao Zedong thought, Deng Xiaoping theory and the "three represents" important thinking, adhere to the correct direction of public opinion and publishing, adhere to the social benefits in the first place, the social and economic benefits of unity and close to reality, close to the masses, the principle of life, for the construction of socialism with Chinese characteristics and create a favorable atmosphere, enrich the spiritual and cultural life of the masses.
    Article press and publication administration is responsible for the supervision and administration of national newspaper publishing activities, develop and implement a national newspaper published in total, structure, layout planning, establishing and perfecting the newspaper publication of quality comprehensive assessment system, newspaper, annual verification system and exit mechanism of supervision and management system of newspaper publication.
    The local press and publication administrative departments at all levels are responsible for the supervision and administration of the newspaper publishing activities within the administrative area.
    Article fifth newspaper publishing unit responsible for the newspaper's Editor, publishing, newspaper publishing activities. Newspaper publishing unit of the legal publishing activities are protected by law.
    No organization or individual may unlawfully interfere with or prevent or disrupt publication of newspapers.
    Article press and publication administration of China newspaper boom and made outstanding contributions to the development of newspaper publishing unit and individual awards.
    Article seventh newspaper publishing industry organization in accordance with its Statute and guided by the Administrative Department of press and publication, and self-regulation.
    Second chapter newspaper founded and newspaper published units established eighth article founded newspaper, and established newspaper published units, should has following conditions: (a) has determine of, and not and has has newspaper repeat of name; (ii) has newspaper published units of name, and articles; (three) has meet news published Department finds conditions of competent, and hosted units; (four) has determine of newspaper published business range; (five) has 300,000 yuan above of registered capital;
    (Six) has adapted business range need of organization institutions and meet national provides qualification conditions of news editing professionals; (seven) has and hosted units in same administrative of fixed of work places; (eight) has meet provides of statutory representative people or main head, the statutory representative people or main head must is in territory long live of China citizens; (nine) legal, and administrative regulations provides of other conditions.
    In addition to the conditions set out in the preceding paragraph, but must also meet state newspapers and newspaper publishing unit of quantity, structure, layout planning.
    Nineth central institutions in Beijing started newspapers and the establishment of newspaper publishing unit, after it has been agreed with the Director, reported to the press and publication administration for approval by the organizers.
    Founded newspaper people's Liberation Army and the Chinese people's armed police forces and the establishment of a publishing unit, Bureau of press and publication of propaganda Department of the Chinese people's Liberation Army General political Department for examination and approval by State press and publication administration for approval.
    Other units founded a newspaper and the establishment of a publishing unit, unit in charge of the approval by the organizers to the local provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the application to the Administrative Department of press and publication, provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the examination and approval of the Administrative Department of press and publication, State press and publication administration for approval.
    Hosted more than two units of the tenth article newspaper identified one of the main organizers, and hosted by the main unit to apply. The main organizer of the newspaper should be attached to the unit in charge of units.
    Newspaper publishing unit and the principal organizers at the same area.
    11th article founded newspaper, and established newspaper published units, by newspaper published units of hosted units proposed application, and submitted following material: (a) by requirements fill in of newspaper published application table; (ii) hosted units, and competent units of about qualification proved material; (three) intends any newspaper published units statutory representative people or main head of resume, and identity proved file and the national about sector issued of career qualification certificate; (four) news editing personnel of career qualification certificate;
    (V) newspaper publisher newspaper sources and amount of related documents; (vi) Regulation of newspaper publishing unit, (VII) used in the workplace; (h) the feasibility study report of newspaper publication.
    12th GAPP receipt founded newspaper, the establishment of a publishing unit within 90 days from the date of application, the decision to approve or disapprove, and directly or by the province, autonomous region, municipality directly under the administration of press and publication in writing notify the hosting entity; not approved, reasons shall be given. 13th article newspaper hosted units should since received news published Department approved decided of day up 60 days handle registered registration procedures: (a) holding approved file to location province, and autonomous regions, and municipalities news published administrative sector received and fill in newspaper published registration form, by competent units audit signed chapter Hou, reported location province, and autonomous regions, and municipalities news published administrative sector; (ii) newspaper published registration form a type five copies, by newspaper published units, and hosted units, and competent units and the province, and autonomous regions, and Municipalities news published administrative sector the save a copies, another a copies by province, and autonomous regions, and municipalities news published administrative sector in 15th within submitted news published Department record; (three) province, and autonomous regions, and municipalities news published administrative sector on newspaper published registration form audit correct Hou, in 10th within to hosted units issued newspaper published license, and into domestic unified continuous publications,; (four) newspaper published units holding newspaper published license to business administration sector handle registration procedures,
    Obtain business licenses according to law.
    Article 14th newspapers organizers received approval from the General Administration of press and publication files fails to register within 60 days from the date of its registration, approval document shall automatically cease, the registration authority not to proceed with the registration, newspaper the organizer shall return the relevant documents of ratification the press and publication administration.
    Newspaper publishing unit since the expiration of 90 days from the date of registration of unpublished papers, by the press and publications administration revoked the publishing license and the Administrative Department of press and publication of the original registration cancellation of registration.
    Due to force majeure or other valid reasons listed in the preceding paragraph, newspaper publishing unit sponsor may apply to the Administrative Department of press and publication of the original registration delays.
    15th newspaper should be qualified as legal persons, after they have been approved and registered, qualified as a legal person, with all of its property independently assume civil liability of legal persons.
    Newsroom does not have legal personality, its civil liability borne by the organizers.
    Newspaper publishing unit of the 16th article name change, merger or Division, changes in capital structure, publishing a new newspaper, Nineth to 13th in accordance with the provisions of article approval and registration procedures.
    17th newspaper changes its name, the Organizer, the competent units, periodicals, business scope, Nineth to 13th in accordance with the provisions of article approval and registration procedures.
    Newspapers published in the period of change, press and publication administration can entrust of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the approval of the Administrative Department of press and publication.
    Business scope includes the purpose of running a newspaper, in the rules script.
    18th paper change open Edition, for examination and approval by the organizers, published by the newspaper report of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the approval of the Administrative Department of press and publication.
    19th newspaper publishing unit change address, legal representative or principal responsible person, the newspaper printing unit, after its sponsor after approval from newspaper publishing unit is located in a 15th province, autonomous region, municipality directly under the administration of press and publication record.
    Article 20th newspapers xiukan than 10th in a row, newspaper publishing unit to the local provincial, autonomous region, municipality directly under the administration of press and publication departments for xiukan record, xiukan reasons stated and xiukan time limit. Newspapers xiukan may not exceed 180 days.
    Newspapers published in xiukan for more than 180 days still does, by the press and publications administration revoked the publishing license, and the local administrative Department of press and publication of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the cancellation of registration.
    21st newspaper publishers stop publishing activities, unit in charge of the approval by the organizers to the local provincial, autonomous region, municipality directly under the administration of press and publication for cancellation of registration, and by provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the administration of press and publication General Administration of press and publication record.
    The 22nd newspaper to cancel the registration, to be published in newspapers of the same name set up units with newspapers and cancellation, and industrial and commercial Administrative Department for cancellation of registration of the original registration.
    Cancellation of registration of newspapers and newspaper publishing unit shall not in the name of publication, business activities.
    23rd Central publishing unit formation of newspaper groups, approved by the General Administration of press and publication, local newspaper publishing unit formation of newspaper groups, to the local administrative Department of press and publication of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the application, examination and approval, State press and publication administration for approval.
    Chapter three newspapers published 24th of newspaper publishing system of editorial responsibility, protection of newspaper content in accordance with provisions of national laws and regulations.
    Newspapers not published with the article 25th publishes regulations and other relevant laws and regulations as well as State regulations prohibited content.
    26th newspaper journalism must uphold real, comprehensive, objective and impartial principle, shall not publish false, unfounded report.
    Newspapers published false and unfounded report today, the legitimate rights and interests of citizens, legal persons or other organizations against its publishing unit should be publicly corrected, remove, and bear civil liabilities according to law.
    Newspapers published false and unfounded report today, the legitimate rights and interests of citizens, legal persons or other organizations against, the parties have the right to request the correction or reply, the newspaper should be published; refused to publish it, parties to proceedings before a court.
    Newspapers for publishing fake, false reports and publishes the correction or reply shall be false, false reports or the parties request the date, in its most recent issue of the same edition of the newspaper published.
    Newspapers publish false or misleading reports to the detriment of public interests, the press and publication department or province, autonomous region, municipality directly under the administration of press and publication can be ordered to the newspaper's published corrections.
    27th newspaper or pick a transfer involving the State's major policies, ethnic and religious, diplomatic, military, secret and so on, should strictly abide by relevant regulations.
    Newspapers reproduced excerpts of content on the Internet, in accordance with the relevant provisions to verify its contents and publish clear place marked downloads Web site, download date.
    28th newspaper published news reports, must publish the author's real name. 29th article newspapers publication quality in compliance with national standards and industry standards.
    Newspaper use of languages shall be in accordance with relevant regulations of the State.
    30th newspaper publication corresponds with the newspaper publication license registration, changes its registered items shall be according to the provisions for approval or for the record clearance. 31st article newspaper published Shi must in each period fixed location marked following version records: (a) newspaper name; (ii) newspaper published units, and hosted units, and competent units name; (three) domestic unified continuous publications,; (four) editor-in-Chief (President) name; (five) published date, and total period,, and version number, and version sequence; (six) newspaper published units address, and phone, and postal code; (seven) newspaper pricing (extra must indicate "free copies" words); (eight) printing units name, and address; (nine) wide
    Sue license; (j) the national provisions relating to public interests or other identity industry standards.
    Article 32nd a unified serial number corresponds to only publish a newspaper, should not use the same unified publishing different versions of newspapers, serials.
    Publishing newspapers, minority language, foreign language editions in different versions (language) newspaper, the approval formalities shall be started a new newspaper.
    The 33rd article of the same newspaper shall not be published in different versions.
    Newspapers all pages to be published as a whole, and each page shall not be issued separately.
    34th special issue of newspaper pages, content should be consistent with the newspaper's purpose, business scope, special editions, the masthead of the monograph may not be obvious in the newspaper name. 35th newspaper articles published increase period outside of the normal issue period.
    Published increase period shall be according to the change of periodicals, and approval procedures.
    Contents of the period should be consistent with the newspaper business; period opened, languages, distribution ranges, print runs should be consistent with the main report, and along with the main issue.
    Newspaper publishing unit of the 36th article due to major events can be published exclusive; published an extra header marked "extra words" extra published not more than 3 days in a row.
    Newspaper publishing unit shall be located in the exclusive published on 15th of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Administrative Department of press and publication, and submit all the Extras.
    37th newspaper publishing unit shall not sell, lease or transfer of the unit name and the serial number, name, published newspaper layout shall not lend, transfer, lease and sale of the publishing license.
    Article 38th newspapers published advertisements in newspapers clearly marked "advertisement" shall not be advertised in the form of news.
    Newspaper advertisement publishers should be in accordance with the law and administrative regulations shall examine relevant documents, verify the contents of advertisements, shall publish any harmful, fraudulent and other illegal advertising.
    Newspaper advertising managers limited to lawful authority within the advertising business, agent business, shall not participate in interviews with newspapers, editors and other publishing activities.
    39th newspaper publishing unit shall not be published in any form of paid news in the newspaper.
    Newspaper publishing unit and its staff members shall not use information reported to seek illegitimate benefits shall not request, object and its stakeholders interviewed reported the property or other interests.
    40th newspaper acquisition and operations must be strictly separated.
    News gathering and editing business unit and its staff shall not engage in newspapers, advertising and other business activities business departments and their staff shall not be involved in news gathering operations.
    41st newspaper publisher news collecting and editing staff engaging in news gathering activities, must hold a unified journalist certificate issued by GAPP, and comply with the General Administration of press and publication of relevant provisions of management measures of the news-press card.
    42nd newspaper publishing unit according to the need of news articles, in accordance with the General Administration of press and publication Bureau established by the management of newspaper reporters, news operations.
    Article 43rd newspaper publishing unit shall not be unfair competition acts or conduct business activities, not to use power apportioning newspaper.
    44th newspaper publishing unit shall comply with national statistical laws, submitted to the Administrative Department of press and publication of statistical information in accordance with law.
    Newspaper publishing unit should be accompanied by a state-certified publication data to investigative bodies for newspaper circulation data surveys provide real distribution data.
    45th newspaper publishing unit shall be in accordance with relevant regulations of the State to the national library, the Chinese version library and site of the General Administration of press and publication, as well as provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the administration of press and publication departments submitting samples of newspapers.
    Supervision and administration of the fourth chapter article 46th newspapers publishing activities of supervision and management of the implementation of the principle of territoriality.
    Provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Executive Department responsible for the administration of press and publication papers and newspaper publishing unit registration, annual verification, quality assessment, administrative sanctions work, newspaper publishing activities to the administrative supervision and management.
    Other local administrative Department of press and publication law publishing unit and its newspaper publishing activities within their respective administrative areas supervisory management.
    Administration of newspaper publication of the 47th article implementation of the newspaper after reading system, newspaper publication quality assessment system, newspapers publish annual nuclear inspection regime and newspapers publishes practitioners qualification management system.
    Newspaper publishing unit shall, in accordance with the provisions of the General Administration of press and publication, will be engaged in the newspaper publishing activities to the written report to the Administrative Department of press and publication. 48th press and publication administration is responsible for the national newspaper review. Local press and publication administrative departments at all levels responsible for reading the newspaper published within their respective administrative areas.
    Junior press and publication administrations regularly review reports submitted by higher administrative Department of press and publication.
    Authority shall read its newspapers regularly report to the local administrative Department of press and publication submitted to the reading. Newspaper publisher newspaper review system should be established, write and read reports on a regular basis.
    Administrative Department of press and publication according to management needs, you can easily scan and check the reading of newspaper publishing unit evaluation report.
    49th GAPP develop newspaper publishing quality comprehensive evaluation criteria system, undertake a comprehensive assessment on the quality of newspaper publishing.
    Comprehensive evaluation of the quality of newspapers published by, newspaper publishing has failed to meet the required standards of quality or fail to maintain regular publishing activities, from the press and publications administration revoked the publishing license, location of provinces, autonomous regions, or municipalities directly under the press and publications Administration to cancel the registration. 50th of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the administration of press and publication newspaper publishing unit responsible for the administrative implementation of annual verification.
    Annual checking includes publishing unit and the publication of newspapers registered projects, publication of certificates of quality, compliance, journalists and correspondence management. 51st article annual nuclear inspection according to following program for: (a) newspaper published units proposed annual since check report, fill in by news published Department unified printed of newspaper published annual nuclear inspection table, by newspaper hosted units, and competent units audit sealed Hou, together with nuclear inspection of recently continuous published of 30 period sample reported, in provides time within reported location province, and autonomous regions, and municipalities news published administrative sector; (ii) province, and autonomous regions, and municipalities news published administrative sector on newspaper published units since check report, and Newspaper published annual nuclear inspection table, sends material audit identification; (three) by nuclear inspection meet provides standard of, province, and autonomous regions, and municipalities news published administrative sector in its newspaper published license Shang stamped annual nuclear inspection chapter; newspaper published license Shang stamped annual nuclear inspection chapter that for through annual nuclear inspection, newspaper published units can continues to engaged in newspaper published activities; (four) province, and autonomous regions, and municipalities news published administrative sector since completed newspaper published annual nuclear inspection work Hou of 30th within,
    To submit to the General Administration of press and publication of newspapers annual verification report.
    52nd under any of the following circumstances, suspension of annual verification: (a) the deadline close of reorganization; (b) the audit found that violations should be punished; (c) the authority, the organizers did not carry out his managerial responsibilities, leading newspaper publishing management and (iv) there are other suspected illegal need further verification. Annual verification of the suspension period will run from the province, autonomous region, municipality directly under the administration of press and publication Department, General Administration of press and publication record.
    Slow inspection expires, 50th, 51st, in accordance with this article again for verification.
    53rd under any of the following circumstances, not through an annual verification of: (a) violations are investigated and dealt with later refused to correct or there is no significant improvement, (ii) newspaper publication quality is not up to the required standard for a long time, (iii) deteriorating business insolvent; (d) no longer have the conditions specified in article eighth.
    Not through an annual verification, by the press and publications administration revoked the publishing license, location of provinces, autonomous regions, or municipalities directly under the press and publications Administration to cancel the registration.
    Not through an annual verification, newspaper publishing unit since the second year suspended publication of the newspaper. 54th Annual sheet-the publishing license verification before they can continue to use it.
    Relevant departments of newspapers, publishing, printing, distribution and other formalities, without annual verification of the newspaper publishing license and dropped.
    Not complying with the provisions in the annual check of newspaper publishing unit, has yet to participate in the annual verification of publication from the press and publications administration revoked the publishing license, location of provinces, autonomous regions, or municipalities directly under the press and publications Administration to cancel the registration.
    55th annual verification results, certification bodies can contribute to the public.
    56th newspaper publishes practitioners, vocational qualifications should be stipulated by the State press and publication.
    57th newspaper publishing unit of President and editor in Chief must meet the qualifications and conditions stipulated by the State.
    Newspaper publishing unit's President and editor-in-Chief will be required to attend job training organization by the administration of press and publication.
    Newspaper publishing unit's new Chief, after passing the editor must go through on-the-job training in order to post.
    Fifth chapter legal responsibility 58th article newspaper published units violation this provides of, news published administrative sector depending on its plot weight, can take following administrative measures: (a) issued warning notice; (ii) informed criticism; (three) ordered public review; (four) ordered corrected; (five) ordered stop printed, and issued newspaper; (six) ordered recovered newspaper; (seven) obliges hosted units, and competent units supervision newspaper published units rectification.
    Uniform format warning notice by the General Administration of press and publication, by the press and publication Department, or province, autonomous region, municipality directly under the administration of press and publication given to the illegal newspaper publishing unit, and copy to the organizer of the illegal newspaper publishing unit and its authorities.
    Administrative measures listed in this section can be used.
    59th without approval, arbitrarily established a publishing unit, or unlawfully engaged in the newspaper publishing business, fake newspaper publishing unit name, or fake name, fake newspaper publication of newspapers, in accordance with published regulations of the 55th penalty.
    60th Edition contains the published regulations and other relevant laws and regulations as well as State regulations ban set out in newspapers, 56th penalty according to the published regulations.
    Newspaper publishing unit in violation of the provisions of article 61st 37th, 60th penalty according to the published regulations.
    Newspaper publishers allow or default advertising agents to participate in interviews with newspapers, editors and other publishing activities, punished by the preceding paragraph.
    62nd article newspaper published units has following behavior one of of, in accordance with published Management Ordinance 61st article punishment: (a) newspaper published units change name, and merged or Division, change capital structure, published new of newspaper, not in accordance with this provides handle approval procedures of; (ii) newspaper change name, and hosted units, and competent units, and published period, and business range, and open version, not in accordance with this provides handle approval procedures of; (three) newspaper published units not in accordance with this provides paid sent newspaper sample of. 63rd article newspaper published units has following behavior one of of, by news published Department or province, and autonomous regions, and municipalities news published administrative sector give warning, and at 30,000 yuan following fine: (a) newspaper published units change units address, and statutory representative people or main head, and printer units, not according to this provides 19th article submitted record of; (ii) newspaper xiukan, not according to this provides 20th article submitted record of; (three) published damage public interests of false or false reported, Refused to implementation news published administrative sector corrections command of; (four) in its newspaper Shang published news reported not posted author real name of; (five) violation this provides 27th article published or picked turned about articles of; (six) not according to this provides 31st article published newspaper version records of; (seven) violation this provides 32nd article, "first, more version" of; (eight) violation this provides 33rd article, published different open version of newspaper or part version page separate issued of; (nine) violation this provides on published newspaper designed version, and
    Special issue, period, extra requirements; (j) placing advertisements in newspapers are not visibly marked "advertisement", or advertisements in the form of news (11) published a paid news, or violation of other provisions of this article 39th (12) violation of the provisions of article 43rd to acts of unfair competition and activities assessed or power issue.
    64th newspaper publisher news collecting and editing staff violating journalist permit regulations, in accordance with the General Administration of press and publication of the news-press card regulations are punishable.
    65th newspaper published in violation of relevant provisions of newspaper reporters, according to the General Administration of press and publication of the management of newspaper reporters are punishable.
    66th article of newspaper publishing unit to make administrative punishment should be informed of its organizers and authorities, to the public through the media.
    Newspaper publishing unit to make administrative punishment, the press and publication administration can recommend their hosting unit or units and principal responsible person directly responsible to an administrative sanction, or removed from the post.
    The sixth chapter supplementary articles article 67th non-news content or publishing period for more than a week, holding a national unified publication number of other serial publications, these rules also apply.
    The 68th after these provisions are implemented, the press and publication Department of the newspaper management interim provisions repealed at the same time, Administrative Department of press and publication on the publishing activities of other provisions inconsistent with this provision, is subject to this provision.
                                                                                                                            69th these provisions come into force on December 1, 2005.

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