Administrative Measures On Religious Affairs In Xining

Original Language Title: 西宁市宗教事务管理办法

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Administrative measures on religious affairs in Xining

    (January 16, 2014 in Xining municipality 27th Executive meeting February 19, 2014 Xining Municipal Government released, 129th come into force April 1, 2014) Chapter I General provisions

    The first in order to guarantee citizens ' freedom of religious belief, maintaining religious harmony and social harmony, regulate the management of religious affairs in accordance with the Constitution and the laws and regulations such as the regulations on religious affairs, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.

    Article activities and its management of religious affairs within the administrative area of the city, these measures shall apply. Article religious activities shall comply with the provisions of the Constitution and the laws and regulations.

    The State protects normal religious activities, religious bodies, sites for religious activities and religious believers to the legitimate rights and interests of citizens.

    Fourth of municipal, district (County) Government should actively guide the religious bodies, sites for religious activities and religious faculty love to teach, Hu Guo Limin, unity and progress, guide religion to adapt to socialist society. Fifth of municipal, district (County) people's Government religious affairs departments in accordance with the national interest and public interests of the administration of religious affairs.

Civil Affairs, public security and other departments concerned in law to be responsible for the management work within the scope of their respective duties.

The subdistrict office (community) and township (town) people's Government at the municipal, district (County) people's Government Religious Affairs Department under the guidance, coordination of good management of religious affairs in the area.

    UN-Habitat (village) the Committee shall assist the Department of religious affairs and religious affairs management services.

    Chapter two religious groups

    Sixth article of the city's religious establishment, change and cancellation, registration management regulations shall, in accordance with community groups.

Article seventh religious groups should operate in accordance with its Statute, and establish a sound internal management system, accept guidance, supervision of the local religious, civil affairs departments, and perform the following duties:

(A) the implementation of religious affairs under the State law, regulations and policy guidelines;

(B) solidarity, religious citizens patriotic and law-abiding, safeguard national unity, national unity and social harmony and stability;

(C) the maintenance of this group and the legitimate rights and interests of religious citizens, reflecting the religious clergy and religious citizens wishes and requirements;

(D) according to religious teachings, canons, coordinate and guide sites for religious activities to carry out educational activities;

(E) identify, train religious clergy;

    (F) religious texts cultural and academic research, exchange of information and religion. Article eighth religious organization in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State can be produced within the religious information publications.

Religious publications published public offering, according to the regulations published by the State administration.

Publications involving religious content, shall conform to the relevant regulations of the State, province, and shall contain the following:

(A) the destruction of religious citizens and non-religious citizens live in harmony;

(B) the destruction of harmony among different religions and religious harmony;

(C) discrimination, insults religious citizens and non-religious citizens;

(D) promote religious extremism;

    (E) against the principle of religious independence and self-governance.

    Nineth organized religious groups or religious places of the religious community or places of worship other than to attend religious courses, shall conform to the relevant regulations of the State, and province.

    Article tenth city Islam Association shall, in accordance with the relevant provisions, the city's Muslim Hajj training services.

    Chapter sites for religious activities

    11th venues for religious activities in these measures, is signed by the registered according to law to carry out religious activities of Buddhist monasteries, Taoist temples, Muslim mosques, Catholic and Protestant churches often collective religious activities and religious citizens of other fixed places. 12th to set up sites for religious activities shall be in accordance with the relevant provisions of the approval. Area (s) people's Government religious affairs departments upon receipt of the application, shall consult the proposed seat of worship Street (community) or settlements (villages) committees and township (town) people's views.

Approved the establishment of places of worship after preparations have been completed, shall be to the seat of the district (s) people's Government religious affairs departments to apply for registration.

    Without the approval and registration, no organization or individual may illegally established places of worship. 13th places for religious activities should establish democratic Management Committee, in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations to establish a sound internal management system, carry out democratic management.

    Religious places in internal affairs by democratic members of the Management Committee in accordance with the views of most religious citizens of the place of collective discussion and democratic consultation process, place other than the person may illegally interfere.

Article 14th democratic management of sites for religious activities under the guidance of the members of the Committee shall, on the relevant religious groups, from the places of religious clergy and religious citizens elected democratic consultation, and submitted to the registration authority of the site for archival purposes.

Democratic Management Committee members should be patriotic and abide by and maintain national unity, fair and honest, religious knowledge and management skills. Democratic Management Committee members for a term of 3-5 years, shall be eligible for re-election.

    Special cases the consent of the Department of religious affairs, in advance or delayed transition.

15th democratic management of sites for religious activities Committee shall perform the following duties:

(A) solidarity, education, religious clergy and religious citizens patriotic and law-abiding, active in legal education on ethnic unity and progress and activities such as maintenance of ethnic unity and religious harmony;

(B) appoint religious clergy in accordance with the relevant provisions, management of the venue teaching staff and other staff, organize related learning issues;

(C) in accordance with canons arrange educational activities, handling day-to-day affairs, maintaining the normal order of the place;

(D) establishing and perfecting the personnel, finance, accounting, security, fire protection, study, conservation, management system of epidemic prevention, religious activities, to strengthen internal management, shall be subject to the guidance and supervision of the local government and departments concerned;

(E) periodic report to the local people's Government Religious Affairs Department, which places work, reflect the opinions and demands of religious citizens;

(Vi) management, housing, income and other property of the site to carry out the financial and accounting systems, democratic financial management, establish and improve the accounting, regularly publish income and expenditure, and accept supervision by the clergy and religious citizens;

(VII) implementation of law and order in this place, fire, safety, sanitation and protection of cultural relics and other duties;

(H) Organization of autotrophic industrial and social charity;

(I) the coordinated relationship between this place and other aspects of society, maintaining this site and the legitimate rights and interests of the faculty.

    Committee on democratic management of sites for religious activities shall be submitted to the registration authority in the first quarter of each year management report for the previous year. 16th places of worship should be the establishment of democratic appraisal Oversight Committee.

    Democratic deliberation, members of the Oversight Committee by places of worship located Street Office (community) and township (town) people's Government personnel, UN-Habitat (village) members of the Committee, composed of representatives of the clergy and religious citizens of places, in the subdistrict office (community) and township (town) people's Government under the guidance of employment.

Article 17th places of worship of democratic appraisal Oversight Committee shall perform the following duties:

(A) support for democratic management committees perform their duties, leading religious citizens and staff support the work of the Democratic Management Committee;

(B) supervision and democratic management committees perform their duties and staff observed the situation;

(C) the supervision and implementation of the management system of sites for religious activities and services, financial disclosure;

    (D) every six months to the Democratic Management Committee and its members and key staff of democratic appraisal and satisfaction, make comments, review report (s) people's Government religious affairs departments, and to place religious citizens, staff briefings.

Article 18th venues for religious activities should guard against accidents or events that appeared to undermine ethnic unity and social stability.

    Security incidents or events, sites for religious activities shall immediately report the location of the Democratic Management Committee of the zone (s) people's Government Religious Affairs Department, and to assist the relevant departments according to law. Article 19th places of worship received the faculty or student, should be determined by the place of democratic Management Committee on collective bargaining.

Through religious groups agreed, local religious Affairs Department, the public security organ for the record.

    Without approval, sites for religious activities shall not receive nine years of compulsory school-age children and adolescents as religious clergy; due to exceptional circumstances needed to receive, shall be subject to the district (County) people's Government Religious Affairs Department for approval.

    20th article new, and rebuilt, and relocation, and expansion of religious activities places, should according to religious activities places established approval and registration, provides, to intends established religious activities places where area (County) Government religious affairs sector application, and meet land management, and urban and rural planning, and heritage protection and fire, aspects of provides, by religious activities places Democratic Management Committee proposed, and made corresponding approval procedures rear can implementation.

Article 21st belong to the cultural relics protection units and located within the scenic places of worship should be in accordance with the provisions of relevant State laws and regulations, conservation and the environment, and accept the guidance and supervision of the relevant departments.

    To places of worship classified as scenic or tourist attractions, shall make a written request for the site for religious activities and places of worship registration authority comments.

    Article 22nd of sites for religious activities shall comply with the provisions relating to the prevention and control of environmental noise pollution management, prohibit the erection, use the treble loudspeakers.

    23rd religious clergy or religious citizens of religious bodies, sites for religious activities in violation of the relevant provisions of the Act to municipal, district (County) shall report to the Department of religious affairs, Religious Affairs Department shall investigate, complaints and processing result feedback (report).

    The fourth chapter of religious teachers and administrators

    24th article this referred to religious clerics, is determined by the religious groups and religious affairs departments engaged in religious educational activities officer.

25th religious teaching staff shall enjoy the following rights:
(A) employed in the legal registration of religious places of education level, conduct in accordance with the teachings of religious observance and religious practices, religious activities and religious services were held;

(B) to participate in the democratic management of religious groups and places of worship, safeguarding the legitimate rights and interests of religious bodies, sites for religious activities, reflect the opinions and demands of religious citizens;

(C) on the democratic management of sites for religious activities Committee put forward opinions, suggestions, and reflected the situation to the site management;

(D) engaged in religious texts academic and cultural research documentation and religion, in accordance with the provisions of the same country (territory) inside and outside religious groups and religious minorities for academic exchanges and friendly relations;

    (E) in accordance with the provisions of the places of religious activity to obtain cost of living, and religious citizens and voluntary donations received.

Article 26th religious teaching staff shall fulfil the following obligations:

(A) compliance, and safeguard the unity and reunification of the country, within the scope of the laws, regulations and policies allow religious activities;

(Ii) patriotism and religious citizens, subject to the Democratic Management Committee;

(C) insist on mutual respect between citizens of different religions, seek peace, and maintaining religious harmony to resist sectarian disputes;

(D) actively participate in religious services and religious organizations study and training, continuously improve their knowledge of religion and the rule of law;

    (E) mining and promote the religious doctrine, religious ethics and religious culture is conducive to social development, the progress of the times and content of healthy and civilized, interpretation of religious teachings made meets the requirements of social progress, promoting the religion to adapt to socialist society.

27th religious clerics and religious citizens shall not undermine national unity, endanger national security books, pictures and information.

    Religious clerics preaching the lecture shall not contain undermines national unity, social stability, religious harmony and endangering national security, content contrary to public morality.

    28th permanent places of worship of religious teachers and personnel and training to implement a quota system, fixed number of places by the democratic management of sites for religious activities Committee according to the venue's capacity, self-ability, self-management ability and consult the views of local religious groups, reported to the district (s) people's Government Religious Affairs Department. Article 29th religious groups under this regulation of religious groups, appointments, staff adjustment of religion and according to the provisions of the Religious Affairs Department.

    Lift or cancel the religious identity of the clergy, the original certificate of recognized religious groups to withdraw, and reported to the records Department for cancellation procedures.

Article 30th religious places in the appointment or removal of religious teachers and administrators should be collective bargaining by the democratic management of sites for religious activities Committee, agreed upon by religious groups for religious reported to the district (s) people's Government Religious Affairs Department. Islam places employment at the Imam and other clergy, by the Democratic Management Committee of the square (ground) religious citizens the full discussion, consensus or concurrence of the most religious citizens employed.

    Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity, Catholicism the teaching staff according to their own religious rituals and practices in employment.

31st under any of the following situations shall not be religious teachers and persons engaged in religious activities:

(A) no religious teaching staff qualifications or record without approval;

(B) of youguo (border), appointed by the Organization;

(C) is ordered to stop religious activity under the auspices of Religious Affairs Department;

(D) cancellation of religious teachers and staff qualifications.

    May not pretend to be religious teachers and staff to carry out religious activities or borrowed money and other illegal activities in the name of religion.

Articles 32nd to hire non-staff as religious teachers in the city, should be agreed by the religious groups in the city, and report to the municipal people's Government Religious Affairs Department.

    Trans-regional (County) appoint religious clergy, the religious teachers and staff should be appointed by the proposed Committee on democratic management of sites for religious activities, with the consent of local religious groups agreed, submitted to the municipal people's Government Religious Affairs Department. Article 33rd religious teaching staff should comply with the requirements to participate in pension and medical insurance.

    Meet the minimum living conditions of religious teachers and administrators should be incorporated into the scope of urban and rural minimum living standard security.

    Article 34th for the State interests and public interests to make outstanding achievements in religious groups, sites for religious activities and religious clerics, the municipal, district (County) people's Government or the relevant Department to be commended.

    The fifth chapter of religious activities

    35th religious activity in these measures refers to religious citizens according to the canons of religion, creed or habit, lawfully registered sites for religious activities or departments of religious affairs according to law within the specified temporary sites for religious activities religious activities.

Article 36th religious activities should be of mutual respect, non-interference and the principles of small, local, decentralized, secure, and maintain religious, sectarian, equality, unity and harmony within the denomination.

    Religious activities do not affect the social order, production order, order, order and order of life shall not impair the health of citizens, without prejudice to the legitimate interests of other citizens.

37th article of any organization or individual to enter religious places or participate in religious activities, and should respect the religious beliefs and religious practices of the site, comply with the site management system shall not interfere with normal religious activities.

    Shall not be in places of worship for different beliefs, different arguments between sects and propaganda and not preaching, sermons outside the venues for religious activities, disseminating religious propaganda.

Article 38th collective religious activities of religious citizens shall be carried out in a legally registered places of worship, appointed by the place of religious clergy or comply with the conditions specified in these religious officer.

Sites for religious activities should strengthen the Democratic Management Committee of the religious activities of organization and management, ensure the safe, orderly religious activities.

    Without consent of the democratic management of sites for religious activities Committee, no organization or individual may, in places of worship organization, organizing or conducting religious activities.

    39th is really necessary in the collective religious activities of religious activity outside, and be organized activities of religious groups or places of worship to the active region (s) apply to the people's Government Religious Affairs Department, held after approval in the specified range.

    40th religious bodies, sites for religious activities, religious clerics, invited non-Hong came to the town for officiating religious activities shall be agreed upon by religious groups for religious, report the Department of religious affairs.

41st religious bodies, sites for religious activities organized large religious activities shall comply with the following requirements:

(A) activities in accordance with provisions of national laws and regulations, in line with religious rituals and religious traditions;

(B) the safety management regulations and approval by the appropriate competent authority;

(C) ability to organize large capacity and the necessary conditions for religious activities;

(D) specific programme of activities, including time, location, path, size, main ceremony;

    (E) equipped with emergency plans, safety responsibilities are clear.

42nd of the large-scale religious activities held across the region, shall be held in accordance with the following provisions in the 30th to the corresponding application to the Religious Affairs Department:

(A) cross the township (town), to the venue of the district (s) to apply to the people's Government Religious Affairs Department;

(B) trans-regional (County), to apply to the municipal people's Government Religious Affairs Department;

(C) across the city, according to state regulations, and provincial laws and regulations.

Religious affairs departments shall, from the date of receipt of the application within 15th on whether to approve the decision, and promptly notify the relevant Department. Approved religious activities shall be in accordance with the approved requirements contained in the notice in accordance with religious rituals. Sponsored by religious bodies, sites for religious activities should take effective measures to prevent accidents from happening.

    Religious activities held municipal, district (County) Government departments shall, in accordance with their respective responsibilities to implement the necessary management, contingency measures, and township (town) people's Government and the subdistrict office (community) with the assistance of the relevant work, guarantees religious activities in a safe, orderly manner.

    Article 43rd sites for religious activities and religious teaching staff according to religious doctrine, religious wedding ceremony and used as religious citizens shall comply with the relevant State laws and regulations.

44th in public places may not set up religious facilities, religious statues or habitual religious teaching staff shall not be unlawful organizations or religious activities.

    Establishments, organizations of non-religious, non-religious activities, religious activities and shall not accept religious donations.

    Article 45th religious citizens according to the religious activities of religious habit in my house, should be dominated by my family members and relatives, relatives shall not be accepted other than the participants.

    The sixth chapter of religious property

Article 46th religious bodies, sites for religious activities in accordance with relevant regulations of the State, the receiving State (territory) within and outside the organization or individual voluntary charity, intention, dedication and other forms of donations, but shall not be forced or assessed.

    Accepting donations by religious bodies, sites for religious activities ownership and use and accept the district (County) the supervision of the people's Government Religious Affairs Department. 47th is imposed by the planning or construction of key projects required religious groups or religious places of houses, buildings, expropriated shall first seek consent of the religious bodies, sites for religious activities and Religious Affairs Department of the Democratic Management Committee.

    The parties agreed impose levy should be imposed on houses and structures to be rebuilt, or compensation in accordance with the relevant provisions.

    48th religious bodies, sites for religious activities should be in the first quarter of each year, report to the local religious affairs departments annual financial balance and acceptance and use donations, and published in an appropriate manner to the religious citizens, and accept the supervision of religious citizens.

    The seventh chapter legal liability

    49th acts in violation of these measures, is provided for by national laws and regulations, from its provisions.

50th article violates these rules, any of the following acts, shall be ordered to correct or stop by the Religious Affairs Department activities violate the administration of public security shall be given punishment constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law; losses caused, he shall bear civil liability:

(A) in places of worship for different faiths, and between different sects arguing;

(B) are contrary to public morality or in sites for religious activities religious activities;
(C) the fake religious teachers and staff carrying out illegal religious activities, or use religion to defraud illegal activities such as money;

(D) without approval, arbitrarily set or religious statues of religious facilities;

(E) without approval, arbitrarily to the hotel, Plaza, station organized religious activity in public places, residential;

    (F) the non-religious, non-religious places, religious activities, accept religious donations.

51st, religious bodies, sites for religious activities with one of the following acts, be warned by the Religious Affairs Department, correction; otherwise provided by laws and regulations, those provisions:

(A) sites for religious activities in accordance with this regulation, of the Democratic Management Committee;

(B) the religious teachers and staff, or leaving a teaching post, was not reported to the Department of religious affairs;

(C) invited places of worship without authorization of teaching staff for officiating religious activities;

(D) forced citizens, legal persons or other organizations to donate or assessed;

(E) is not required to submit management or financial revenue and expenditure reports;

    (F) the laws, regulations and other acts.

    52nd national staff in matters of religion managing dereliction of duty, abuse of power, favoritism and violations of religious bodies, sites for religious activities and religious clergy or of religious citizens ' legal rights, shall be given administrative sanctions constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.

    The eighth chapter by-laws

    53rd this approach by the municipal people's Government Religious Affairs Department is responsible for the interpretation. 54th these measures come into force on April 1, 2014.