Henan Provincial Geographical Names Management

Original Language Title: 河南省地名管理办法

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Henan provincial geographical names management

    (Henan provincial executive meeting of the 11th August 15, 2013 through the people's Government of Henan province, on September 6, 2013 to 156th released since October 15, 2013) Chapter I General provisions

    First to strengthen the management of geographical names, geographical names standardization, adapting to economic and social development, both at home and abroad and people's needs, in accordance with the Administrative Regulations for Geographical Names, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.

    Article these measures apply to the naming of geographical names within the administrative area of the province, changed its name and PIN names, standard geographical names, name signs, as well as related management activities.

Article names in these measures, including the following:

(A) the mountains, rivers, lakes, springs, Islands, waterfalls, beaches, wetlands, grasslands and other natural geographical entities names;

(B) the provinces, cities and counties (cities, districts), townships, towns, streets and other territorial unit;

(C) the regional names of the grassroots organizations such as villagers ' committees and residents ' Committee;

(D) road, where the city and township and town people's Governments (Street, Lane), village residents such as name;

(E) residents (building, portals) and the number of units;

(F) urban area, industrial area, industrial zone, development zone, bonded zone, coal, oil, agricultural areas, forests, fisheries, mining and other professional areas name;

(VII), station, Hong Kong, courts, roads, railways, tunnels, reservoirs, canals, dams, power plants and other professional facilities name;

(H) the scenic spots, tourist resorts, parks, public squares, monuments monument and destination name;

(I) hotel (hotel), shopping malls, office buildings and other large structures and residential name;

    (J) other names meaning of names.

Fourth article names should follow the principle of unified management and hierarchical responsibility.

Board on geographic names the people's Government above the county level are responsible for the coordination of work on major issues in the administrative regions names, the civil affairs departments in charge of the administrative work on geographical names.

    Public security, finance, tourism, housing and urban-rural construction, land and natural resources, transport, industry and commerce administration, the press and publishing departments shall, in accordance with their respective responsibilities, such as good management of geographical names.

    Fifth municipalities, County (City) departments of Civil Affairs planning based on urban and rural planning should be place names, reported to the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval organization.

    Chapter names in naming, renaming, and marketing Sixth place names names, changed its name and PIN should be in accordance with the Administrative Regulations for Geographical Names, and the procedures and authorities for approval as provided herein. Without authorization, no unit or individual is allowed to name names, changed its name and PIN names.

    Names should not be used without permission.

    Seventh place names named, rename it shall respect the history and current situation of the place names, maintain the relative stability of the place names, have important cultural value and commemorative historical exercise focused on protection of geographical names.

Named eighth place names shall be governed by the following provisions:

(A) conducive to the solidarity of the people and the socialist modernization drive, respect the wishes of local people, with the consent of the parties concerned;

(B) not a people name names, prohibiting the use of State leaders names, foreign names, and masterpieces of foreign geographical names;

(C) the same counties (cities, districts) within the Township names, village names in the same village, town, roads, where the same city and township and town people's Governments (Street, alley) names, parks, public squares, should not duplicate names, and to avoid homophones;

(D) the professional name should be consistent with the location name;

(E) the wording is accurate, specifications, avoid using unfamiliar words, you may not use traditional Chinese characters, variant forms of irregularities, such as text;

(F) names should include proper names and universal-part two, shall not use separate generic term as a place name, the names in the superposition of the zodiac animals shall not be used;

    (VII) road, where the city and township and town people's Governments (Street, Lane) shall, in accordance with the hierarchical, serialization and standardization of the requirements to be named.

Renamed Nineth place names should be governed by the following provisions:

(A) where the water to China's territorial sovereignty and national dignity, with characters and obstacles to the unity of the ethnic discrimination, the insulting nature of working people and extremely vulgar and contrary to national laws, regulations and other names as provided herein, must be changed;

(B) does not meet the eighth article of this approach, the third, fourth, fifth and sixth rule names, after the consent of the parties concerned and local people agreed to be renamed;

(C) a name, one writing, you should determine a uniform name and Word;

    (Iv) do not clearly fall outside these ranges can be modified not conversion and local people do not agree with the change of name shall not be changed.

Tenth natural geographical entities names of named permissions, change its name in accordance with the following procedures and approval:

(A) the famous or involved foreign geographical entity name, comments by the provincial Department of Civil Affairs, after examination by the provincial people's Government to the State Council for approval;

(B) the province, involving more than two cities within administrative geographic entity name, submit an application by the relevant provincial people's Government, after a review and comment by the provincial Civil Affairs Department submitted to the provincial people's Government for approval;

(C) within cities that involve two or more County-geographical entity name, submit an application by the people's Governments at the county level, examined by the provincial public service and suggestion of provincial people's Government for approval;

    (D) the natural geographical entities within the county name, the local civil affairs departments at the county level, the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval.

    11th territorial unit of naming, renaming, and handled in accordance with the provisions on the management of administrative divisions of the State Council.

    12th regional grassroots organization name name, changed its name, after the villagers or residents ' meeting for discussion and adoption, by County, town or neighborhood offices drew attention to civil affairs departments at the county level; civil affairs departments review and comment upon the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval.

13th residents to name names, change its name in accordance with the following procedures and authorities for approval:

(A) road, where the city and township and town people's Governments (Street, alley) name name, changed its name, the local cities and counties (cities) apply to the departments of Civil Affairs, the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval;

    (Ii) naming, renaming of the village name, after the villagers ' meeting for discussion and adoption, by County, town or neighborhood offices drew attention to civil affairs departments at the county level; civil affairs departments review and comment upon the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval.

    14th residents ' homes (floor, portals) and units of building numbers by owners or managers and units to cities and counties (cities) apply to the departments of Civil Affairs, prepared by the civil affairs departments number number issued to the applicant.

15th district name names, change its name in accordance with the following procedures and authorities for approval:

(A) industrial area, industrial zone, development zone, bonded zone, coal, oil, agricultural areas, forests, fisheries, mining and other professional areas name naming, renaming, and submit an application by the district administration, the local civil affairs departments above the county level and to comment upon the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval;

    (B) the cities under the jurisdiction of city district name named, rename, apply by provincial people's Government, after a review and comment by the provincial Civil Affairs Department submitted to the provincial people's Government for approval.

    16th professional facility name naming, renaming, by professional facilities management unit to apply to the professional departments, consent of the local government by the Department of professional approval.

    17th Memorial and host name naming, renaming, memorials and tourism management unit to apply to the professional departments, consent of the local Civil Affairs Department by professional authorities.

    18th hotel (hotel), shopping malls, office buildings and other large buildings and residential names names, changed its name, by its owners or managers proposed name to local cities and counties (cities) home record.

    19th important geographical names named, rename should seek the views of the public and the relevant departments, holds a hearing if necessary.

    20th due to natural changes, administrative division adjustment and urban-rural development, the disappearance of place names, the names should be in accordance with the provisions of the Ordinance and these rules, place names, changed its name and permission to be sold that the process name.

21st People's Republic of China before the formation of the establishment with historical and cultural value and memorable names for historical places.

The people's Governments above the county level shall strengthen the protection of historical place names, encouraging relevant departments and units and individuals actively involved in historical research, protection and advocacy work on geographical names.

    Civil affairs departments above the county level shall establish historical archives on geographical names and the protection of historical and geographical names, recording and protection of historical place names directory names should not be changed.

    Chapter III use of standard names and management

22nd, in line with the Administrative Regulations for Geographical Names and place names as standard names approved as provided herein. National standardized Chinese characters written standard names should be used, and Mandarin as the standard Chinese pronunciation.

When you use the spelling should be consistent with the national development and the provisions of the rules of Chinese phonetic alphabet spelling of Chinese geographical names.

    Minority language translation and writing place names should be in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State.

23rd standard names should be used within the following ranges:

(A) international agreements and documents;

(B) organs, social organizations, enterprises, institutions, private non-enterprise units of the notices, documents, etc;

(C) newspapers, books, radio, television, map and information networks;

(D) marked with the names of all types of signs, plaques, ads, contracts, documents, seals and so on;

(E) the public, postal code books and other published telephone book;

    (F) apply for business tax registration, registration management, real estate management and other matters.

24th region of the administrative structure, the grassroots organization, resident, number, zones and important geographical entities of standard publications on geographical names, approved by naming, renaming the Department of Civil Affairs of the people's Government is responsible for the codification.

Standard names for professional facilities, monuments and tourist publications approved by naming, renaming of the professional sector is responsible for codification.

    State organs, public organizations, enterprises and institutions, private non-enterprise units, such as when using names, should be based on civil affairs departments or professional authorities place name books edited and published shall prevail.

    25th civil affairs departments above the county level should establish comprehensive information management system, strengthen the file names of management and application of geographical information system in the management of geographical names, to provide the community with information services.

    26th civil affairs departments above the county level shall strengthen the management of geographical names, shall conduct supervision and inspection on the usage of geographical names; not found in the inspections in accordance with the Administrative Regulations for Geographical Names and place names as provided herein, shall be ordered to rectify.

    Establishment and management of the fourth chapter name signs

27th relevant departments under the people's Governments above the county level should be entrusted with setting name signs where necessary.

Administrative community, residents, building numbers, zones and important geographical entity name signs, by the Home Department is responsible for the Setup, maintenance, and management.

    Professional facilities, monuments and destination name signs from its management unit is responsible for the Setup, maintenance, and management.

28th place name sign set up, maintain, and manage requirements, in accordance with the following provisions:

(A) administrative territories, residents and building numbers, zones and important geographical entity name signs, borne by the people's Governments above the county level;

    (B) the professional facilities, monuments and tourist destination by setting the unit name signs bear.

29th, no unit or individual may unlawfully set, moved, altered, hidden or damaged name signs.

    Need to move or remove name signs, you should set up departments or units with the place name sign of consensus, and to bear the related costs such as moving or dismantling.

30th civil affairs departments above the county level shall, jointly with relevant departments of the place name sign set, monitor the maintenance checks, found to have one of the following circumstances, shall be notified to set up departments or units to be replaced:

(A) name signs do not use the standard name or style, writing, spelling, does not meet national standards;

(B) the geographical names has changed its name but the names logo has not changed;

    (C) the place name sign damaged, illegible or incomplete.

    The fifth chapter legal liability

31st Civil Affairs Department and other departments concerned in the management of geographical names of any of the following acts, to managers directly responsible and other persons directly responsible, disciplined by the appointment or the supervision authority shall:

(A) these measures are not in accordance with the Administrative Regulations for Geographical Names and names under names, changed its name and PIN names and rights to audit observations;

(B) in accordance with the provisions set the place name sign;

    (C) other acts of abuse of authority, dereliction of duty or engages in.

32nd breach of these rules, any of the following acts by local civil affairs departments above the county level rectification; fails, a fine of 200 Yuan more than 1000 Yuan fine:

(A) name the names without authorization, changed its name and PIN;

(B) public use of names without approval;

    (C) permission settings, moved, altered, hidden or damaged signs of geographical names.

    The sixth chapter supplementary articles 33rd article this way since October 15, 2013.