Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, The Implementation Of The Regulations On The Management Of Weather Approaches

Original Language Title: 新疆维吾尔自治区实施《人工影响天气管理条例》办法

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Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region, the implementation of the regulations on the management of weather approaches

    (January 15, 2013, the 11th session of the people's Government of Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region at the 36th Executive meeting January 18, 2013, people's Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region announced as of March 1, 2013, 185th) article weather modification according to the regulations and related laws and regulations, combined with State practice, these measures are formulated.

    Article autonomous region within the administrative area of weather modification and management activities shall abide by these measures.

    Article weather modification work should follow the unified, scientific and normative principles, security and services.

    The fourth people's Governments above the county level shall strengthen leadership of the weather, weather career development into national economic and social development plan.

    The fifth County (City) of these meteorological authorities are responsible for weather modification work within their respective administrative regions.

    Development and reform, public security, financial, economic and information technology, agriculture, livestock, forestry, water conservancy, environmental protection, civil aviation and other sectors in accordance with their statutory duties, is responsible for weather related work.

    The sixth County (City) of meteorological departments should organize more than weather in disaster prevention and mitigation, climate change, ecological environmental protection, protection of agricultural and livestock production security and study on water resources exploitation and utilization of cloud in the sky.

    Article seventh air water resource development and utilization of artificial weather modification, meteorological departments of the autonomous region shall, in accordance with relevant State regulations, cloud water resource potential in the air, climate suitability, risks as well as potential impact on local climate were analyzed and evaluated.

    Article eighth County (City) meteorological authorities above shall, together with the development and reform, finance, agriculture, animal husbandry, forestry, water conservancy, environmental protection and other relevant departments to prepare annual plan for the administrative area of the weather, the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval.

    Implementation of the work plan of the infrastructure requirements of weather, business funding, jobs and research funding are included in the financial budgets.

    The Nineth counties (cities), meteorological departments should be based on the administrative climate characteristics, geographic conditions, weather sites, proposed arrangement, by State and municipal () after the first instance of meteorological departments, determined by the municipal meteorological authorities in conjunction with the relevant flight control Department.

    Determined to weather sites are not allowed to change is absolutely necessary to change, it should be in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph.

    Tenth of artificial weather modification equipment warehouse, ammunition warehouses, construction of launch pad facilities shall comply with national and State standards.

    11th weather operations unit (hereinafter operations), shall have legal personality, and in accordance with the following conditions:

    (A) operational anti-aircraft guns, rocket launchers, flame projectile Launcher which comply with the mandatory technology standards;

    (B) guns, ammunition depots and other infrastructure complies with the relevant safety regulations;

    (C) the command and operations personnel subject to the autonomous regional meteorological departments training examinations, and to reach the required number;

    (D) have the artificial weather modification command platform communications equipment to maintain contact and flight control Department.

    12th application weather operations unit shall be made to the States and municipalities () the competent meteorological applications, and submit the following materials:

    (A) legal code certificate;

    (B) operating equipment certification;

    (C) personnel training and examination certificates;

    (D) the safety management system.

    States and cities () the meteorological departments shall, from the date of receipt of the application in the 20th for initial comments, municipal meteorological authorities identified; municipal meteorological departments shall, from the date of receipt of an audit opinion in the 20th, to meet the conditions, weather modification operations certificate issued; no that does not meet the criteria identified, and indicate to the applicant the reasons.

    13th under any of the following circumstances, County (City) competent meteorological operations should be organized more than artificial weather modification:

    (A) there has been drought, drought is expected to increase;

    (B) severe hail can occur;

    (C) forest, grassland or forest, grassland in high-fire-danger period for too long;

    (D) because of a serious shortage of water resources leads to deterioration of the ecological environment;

    (E) other circumstances that need artificial weather modification.

    Trans Union artificial weather modification, jointly by the competent Meteorological Department at a higher level to coordinate implementation.

    14th using artificial weather modification, autonomous regional meteorological departments should apply to the flight control Department; using anti-aircraft guns, rocket launchers, flame bomb Launcher artificial weather modification, directly managed operations the meteorological departments should apply to the flight control Department.

    Application under the preceding paragraph shall contain the sites name, code, longitude, latitude, altitude and operating personnel code, operating equipment, operating time, etc.

    The 15th municipal meteorological authorities should be consultation with the flight control Department and the Airport Authority, in the distribution of airspace, aircraft taking off and landing, alternate and ground protection of synergy, coordination, safeguard the implementation of artificial weather modification.

    16th artificial weather modification of the radar and radio equipment and frequencies, managed directly by companies competent meteorological radio regulatory agency to apply according to law, municipal meteorological authorities for the record.

    Artificial weather modification use of radio frequencies and channels are protected by law, and no unit or individual is allowed to occupy and interference.

    17th artificial weather modification operations, direct management of operations the meteorological departments should be announced to the public jobs duration and operating areas.

    18th artificial weather modification shall be approved by the flight control Department work space and jobs within the time limits, operate in accordance with national technical standards or industry, and to comply with air traffic control.

    After 19th artificial weather modification, assignment units should be time, azimuth, height, type and amount of ammunition, operating performance record archiving; direct management of meteorological departments of the operations unit operations shall promptly be reported to the competent Meteorological Department at a higher level.

    20th weather modification operation unit shall establish and improve operation safety management system, developing emergency plans.

    Artificial weather modification of accidents, job initiate emergency measures unit shall, meteorological departments and report the people's Governments at the corresponding level, and production safety supervision and management departments.

    Work units shall conduct personal accident insurance for workers.

    21st no unit or individual may appropriate weather site, shall not move weather damage, special equipment or other adverse impact on artificial weather modification Act.

    Weather sites, Township (town) people's Government and the village (neighborhood) committees obliged to assist in the protection of artificial weather modification equipment. 22nd municipal meteorological authorities according to law on artificial weather modification equipment for inspection. Fail to pass the annual examination, should immediately repair; repair is still not up to the standards and requirements prescribed, be scrapped.

    Qualified after the annual inspection and maintenance, equipment issued certificate.

    Prohibition of the use of substandard, expired or discarded equipment of artificial weather modification.

    23rd violates these rules, taking weather site, damage, move, weather equipment, facilities, according to the State meteorological facilities and article 24th of the meteorological observation environmental protection regulations will be punished.

    24th article violates these rules, do not meet the conditions laid down in this way, or use the unqualified, expired or discarded equipment of artificial weather modification, by County (City) over the competent meteorological correction may be fined a maximum of 10,000 yuan and 100,000 yuan; losses caused shall bear liability constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.

    25th meteorological departments and staff of the relevant departments, abuse their powers, neglect their duties, engage in the work of weather, shall be subject to punishment constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.

    26th other acts in violation of these rules, shall bear legal responsibility in accordance with the provisions of relevant laws and regulations. 27th article this way come into force on March 1, 2013. On July 13, 1998 issued by the autonomous regional people's Government of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region for weather management policy (Government Decree, 82nd) repealed simultaneously.