Administrative Measures On Prices Of Heat In Hebei Province

Original Language Title: 河北省热力价格管理办法

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(December 21, 2006 Executive meeting of the Hebei provincial people's Government, the 74th considered by people's Government of Hebei province, April 27, 2007 [2007] 3rd release as of July 1, 2007) the first to standardize price behavior of thermal, protection of heat production, heat and business units and users of the legitimate rights and interests, under the People's Republic of China price relevant provisions of the law, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.
    Second, within the administrative region of this province develop or adjust the heat and the fee charged and paid the price, should comply with these measures.
    Third Government price departments above the county level shall be responsible for the administrative prices of thermal management. Heating prices to Government pricing.
    Specific price authorized by the provincial people's Government, city divided into districts, to enlarge the counties (cities) people's Government to formulate and adjust.
    Article fourth formulation and adjustment of heating prices should follow the scientific definition of costs, reasonable returns, taking into account the tolerance, the principle of optimizing the allocation of resources. Fifth heat price includes heat factory price and the sale price.
    Heat sales prices are divided into residents and non-residents with a hot hot price prices.
    Article sixth formulation and adjustment of heat price should be based on heat production, heat management is based on the average social cost, taking into account the following factors: (a) the requirements of national economic and social development, (ii) the income level, (iii) statutory taxes and reasonable profits; (d) heat factory price and the sale price of a reasonable price (v) Government subsidies.
    Seventh article thermal production, and thermal business units intends developed thermal price of, should to set district of city, and powers County (City) Government price competent sector proposed written application, and submitted following material: (a) intends developed of thermal price; (ii) intends developed thermal price of according to and reason; (three) intends developed of thermal price on related industry, and hot user and the on local residents consumption price level of effect; (four) and developed thermal price about of other material.
    Eighth article thermal production, and thermal business units production or business cost occurred larger changes Shi, can to set district of city, and powers County (City) Government price competent sector proposed adjustment thermal price of written application, and submitted following material: (a) existing of thermal price and intends adjustment of thermal price; (ii) intends adjustment thermal price of according to and reason; (three) intends adjustment of thermal price on related industry, and hot user and the on local residents consumption price level of effect;
    (D) almost 3 years of audited annual financial statements and heating price calculation for cost report; production, operate for a period of less than 3 years, since production or business operation should be provided by the audited annual financial statements and heating price calculation for cost statements; (e) and other materials related to the adjustment of heating prices.
    Nineth district of the city, to enlarge the counties (cities) people's Government price departments upon receipt of the application, the application materials are complete and admissible application materials are incomplete, shall, on the spot or within the 5th time inform all applicants need to supplement the content.
    Tenth District of the city, to enlarge the counties (cities) people's Government price departments shall be completed within 40 days from the date of accepting the application for application review and cost supervision and examination. 11th article set district of city, and powers County (City) Government price competent sector think can developed or adjustment thermal price of, should developed developed or adjustment thermal price programme, reported Province Government price competent sector principles agreed Hou, on developed or adjustment non-residents with hot price of, should take Symposium, and written or Internet, form sought thermal production, and thermal business units and hot user and the concerned of views; on developed or adjustment residents with hot price of, should through news media, and
    Forms to the public, including the Internet, public consultation, and in accordance with the provisions on the price hearing system in Hebei province held the price hearing. Persons participating in the hearing divergent views on the adjustment of heating prices is relatively large, suspended or not to adjust the heat price; thermal prices are adjusted for a stay, city divided into districts, to enlarge the counties (cities) people's Government price departments may consider necessary, price hearings again organization.
    Divergent views on the set heating prices is relatively large, city divided into districts, to enlarge the counties (cities) people's Government price departments shall modify thermal pricing program, organizing price hearings again.
    12th hearings, comment, can develop or adjust the heat price, city divided into districts, to enlarge the counties (cities) people's Government price departments shall, in accordance with the price hearing and ask for advice, absorbing reasonable views, modify the develop or adjust the heat price programmes, together with price hearing meeting minutes, consultation, be reported to the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval.
    13th developed or adjusted heating prices, city divided into districts, to enlarge the County (City) Government pricing departments to the public and submitted to the provincial people's Government price departments.
    14th article has following case one of of, set district of city, and powers County (City) Government price competent sector should written told applicants, and description reason: (a) not accepted developed or adjustment thermal price application of; (ii) by review not meet developed or adjustment thermal price provides of; (three) by hearing, and sought views, not developed or adjustment thermal price of; (four) not approved developed or adjustment thermal price of. 15th hot users can contribute to the districts of the city, to enlarge the counties (cities) recommendations adjustment in heating prices in the Government price departments.
    Price departments should conscientiously study and response.
    16th district of the city, to enlarge the County (City) Government pricing authorities according to local economic development, users, as well as social aspects reflected directly adjust the heat price scheme.
    City divided into districts, to enlarge the County (City) Government price departments directly adjust the heat price scheme, according to the article 11th, 12th, 13th thermodynamic price adjustment provisions. 17th heat press with heat and floor space of buildings of a certain percentage of charge.
    Floor space of buildings must be proportional to thermal charge, its highest percentage of no more than 90% of floor space, specific standards by city divided into districts, to enlarge the counties (cities) shall determine.
    City divided into districts, to enlarge the counties (cities) people's Governments shall take measures to actively promote the calorimeter to hot charge and develop a specific approach, phasing out the system of area a hot charge.
    18th thermal business unit hot fee can be charged directly to the user, units can also delegate the collection of heating charges.
    Article 19th users shall promptly pay the heating charges.
    Thermal business unit can make concessionary measures heat encourages users to pay in advance. Article 20th winter fuel hot, heat, thermal management units shall, according to the local people's Governments of heating with heating.
    Delayed heating or stops heating in advance due to exceptional circumstances, you must inform users in advance, explain the reasons and the date of the end of the heating period in the 30th district of the city, to enlarge the counties (cities) to the user return the corresponding provisions of people's Governments of the heat.
    21st thermal business unit shall be stipulated by the State, service standards and quality service delivery. Due to thermal reasons do not meet state code of the business services such as temperature standards and quality of heating, causes thermal management units should be indicated to the user in a timely manner.
    Hot for winter heating, have to date of the end of the heating period in the 30th district of the city, to enlarge the counties (cities) people's Government provides to the users return the corresponding heat; production heat of the enterprise according to the contract signed by both parties.
    22nd people's Governments above the county level shall take measures to enjoy minimum living allowance and other special groups of difficult rescue.
    23rd price departments above the county level people's Government in violation of the rules, not required to develop or adjust the heat price, by the people's Governments at the same level or by Government price departments shall be ordered to correct serious, managers directly responsible and other persons directly responsible shall be given administrative sanctions.
    Article 24th heat production, thermal management unit does not perform city divided into districts, to enlarge the counties (cities) shall set the price of heat, by Government price departments above the county level in accordance with the People's Republic of China price law provides for administrative penalties.
                                                                25th article of the rules take effect on July 1, 2007.