Shaanxi Province's Preferential Treatment Of The Elderly Services

Original Language Title: 陕西省老年人优待服务办法

Read the untranslated law here: http://www.chinalaw.gov.cn/article/fgkd/xfg/dfzfgz/201206/20120600369093.shtml

Shaanxi Province's preferential treatment of the elderly services

    (Released March 15, 2012, Shaanxi Provincial people's Government, the 157th been in force since May 1, 2012) first to carry forward the traditional virtues of the Chinese nation's respect for the old and care for the elderly, preferential services for the elderly, according to the People's Republic of China Law on protection of rights and interests of the elderly and the relevant laws and regulations, combined with the province, these measures are formulated.

    Second, within the administrative region of this province, the elderly enjoy the related treatment services as provided herein.

Third people's Governments at various levels shall strengthen the leadership of preferential services for the elderly will be preferential services for the elderly into economic and social development plan, to take measures to improve the level of treatment services.

    Requirements for preferential services for the elderly people's Governments above the county level in the budget.

Fourth civil affairs departments should make preferential services for the elderly organizations, management, direction and coordination.

Agency on ageing specific preferential services for the elderly.

    Education, public security, administration of Justice, finance, human resources and social security, Ministry of land and resources, housing and urban-rural development, transport, culture, public health, industry and commerce administration, sport, heritage, tourism and related sectors, preferential services for the elderly in their respective areas of responsibility.

The fifth State organs, social organizations, enterprises and institutions shall perform the preference services older people's social responsibility.

    The village (neighborhood) committees and organizations of older persons should be established by law to take measures to various forms of preferential services for the elderly.

Sixth County-level agency on ageing, household registration in the administrative area should be 65 years of age or older to handle of the senior citizen card, Shaanxi Province, improve measures of preferential services, preferential services for the elderly.

The village (neighborhood) Committee shall promptly comply with the handling of the Shaanxi Province, senior citizen card conditions of older people registering, and township (town) people's Governments or neighborhood offices; the township (town) people's Governments or neighborhood offices, after County agencies on ageing; ageing bodies at the county level after the audit, consistent dissemination of the senior citizen card, Shaanxi Province.

    Handling of the Shaanxi Province, senior citizen card, shall not collect any fees.

    Article seventh airport, stations, terminals should be set, such as the elderly purchase a dedicated window, public transport should be set the elderly only.

    Eighth in airport, station, dock, financial institutions, medical institutions, parks, tourist attractions, scenic spots, museums, memorials and the relevant preferential treatment of the elderly service unit, preferential services for the elderly should be set up sign, express preference services, implementation of preferential service obligations.

 Nineth Shaanxi Province, holding the older people of the senior citizen card and enjoy the following preferential treatment services:

 (A) free access to parks, tourist attractions, scenic spots, museums, memorials, etc;

 (B) the free use of public toilets;

 (C) medical treatment, priority registration, inspections, tests, etc;

 (D) annual free health management services;

 (V) the priority to buy air tickets, travel tickets;

 (Vi) by public transport of the city people's Government and related treatment services;

    (G) the laws, regulations and other treatment services regulations.

Tenth Government allowing certain health benefits for people over 70 years of age.

    Elderly subsidized health care funding, districts, cities and counties (cities, districts) financial commitments share separately.

11th judicial administrative departments should organize legal assistance agencies, grass-roots legal service organizations, in order to safeguard lawful rights and interests of the elderly, give priority to the provision of legal services.

    Encourage legal advisory services to the relief of the elderly legal advisory services.

    12th the provinces (cities, districts) with domicile in the elderly senior citizen card issued in the administrative regions of the province and mainland Chinese enjoy the same preferential services for the elderly, but except for the first paragraph of this article tenth.

    The 13th article of the senior citizen card, Shaanxi Province, uniformly printed by the provincial agency on ageing provincial people's Government.

    14th supervisory, financial, auditing departments should strengthen supervision and inspection of elderly health care subsidies use management, identify problems, and be dealt with according to law.

    15th article in violation of the eighth and Nineth these measures, by its competent departments, Home Affairs Department or agency on ageing shall be ordered to correct; it refuses, be dealt with according to law.

    16th article education, and police, and judicial administrative, and financial, and human resources and social security, and land resources, and housing and urban and rural construction, and traffic transport, and culture, and health, and business administration, and sports, and heritage, and tourism and about sector not perform elderly preferential treatment service related duties of, by County above Government or related sector ordered corrected; plot serious of, on its competent personnel and directly responsibility people law give disposition.

    17th finance, civil affairs, and agencies on ageing and their staff are withheld, misappropriated, deduction of elderly health care subsidies, the people's Governments above the county level shall be ordered to correct or relevant departments are serious, their supervisors and persons directly responsible shall be given sanctions constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.

    18th article this way the age requirements are included in this figure. 19th article this way come into force May 1, 2012. Issued by the people's Government of Shaanxi Province, on September 30, 2005 of the preferences of older persons in Shaanxi Province (Shan Chief (2005), 31st) be repealed simultaneously.