Hubei Province, Hubei Provincial People's Government On The Revision Of The Decision On The Elderly Enjoy Preferential Treatment Services Regulations

Original Language Title: 湖北省人民政府关于修改《湖北省关于老年人享受优待服务的规定》的决定

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(March 26, 2007 Executive meeting consideration of Hubei Province on May 15, 2007 No. 301 promulgated by the people's Government of Hubei Province as of July 1, 2007) province people's Government of Hubei Province on the elderly to enjoy preferential treatment services regulations read as follows: first, the fourth amendment: "elderly people entering the Park, Memorial Cemetery, tickets (not including legal fees and outside tickets) free of charge.
    "Second, fifth as:" elderly people the sights and museums, art galleries, science and Technology Museum, exhibition hall, Hall of Fame, has been open heritage, places of worship, who received tickets for the 60 years old and above 70 years of age old implementation of concessions for people over 70 years of age free of charge. Each year on October 1, the International Festival for the elderly and "JIU·JIU" et respect for the aged day seniors can visit for free. "Three, seventh in the first paragraph is amended as:" older adults to medical institutions at all levels (including private and private clinics) for medical treatment, should enjoy priority treatment, testing, inspections, fees, medicine, and hospital treatment, general outpatient registration fees waived 70 years of age or older.
    "Four, Nineth added two as the second and third paragraphs:" enjoy free travel to the older, accidental injury insurance required. Governments at all levels should be in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State, for the public corporate social welfare expenditures increased by giving special financial compensation. "Five, 13th one paragraph is added as the second paragraph:" old people eligible for subsistence allowances for urban residents, priority should be given into the scope of subsistence allowances for urban residents. The subsistence allowances for urban residents with special difficulties old people, should increase the level of aid. "Six, 14th revised to read:" for rural older persons exemption Township (town) or village financing the preparatory work burden. Not to collect all kinds of older persons in rural areas social funds raised. "Seven, 15th the first paragraph is amended as:" the hundred per cent of the elderly, local agencies on ageing shall be sent not less than 200 Yuan a month long life health and living subsidies. According to the local financial situation around and relaxing age and increasing cash rates of payment. "Eight, 16th revised as:" where there are conditions, shall establish a social welfare homes, homes for the elderly, dependent elderly and other needs in institutions, homes for the care of the elderly.
    Standard of basic-level people's Governments should be required to actively raising allocated on time welfare homes, old focus on requirements for supporting the elderly. Decentralized support for urban and rural areas in line with the "five guarantees" condition of the elderly, actively financing by grass-roots people's Government, in accordance with the standards prescribed by the provincial government to support, and strive to not less than the average living standards of local residents.
    Old people eligible for social assistance, prescribed by the civil affairs departments to help. Voluntary assistance services for older persons within their respective jurisdictions of volunteer, community and grass-roots organizations in rural areas should be encouraged. "Nine, 17th the second paragraph is amended as:" telecommunications departments should give priority to the nursing home, the glorious homes, senior apartments, social welfare home telephone, and adequate relief due to failure to pay the charges due to late fees. "One paragraph is added as the third paragraph:" elderly people living alone to install gas, cable TV, Township (town) people's Government, the certificate of the subdistrict office, 30% offers to take care of installation fee. "Ten, 21st is revised as follows:" provision of preferential services of elderly in need shall present the old card in Hubei province. Card shall contain the main items for preferential services for the elderly. Card printed and managed by the province of ageing, above the County agency on ageing is responsible for issuing, card design more than by County agencies on ageing to inform.
    Old card outside the fee charge prices approved by the Department shall not charge any fees. Other provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) elderly persons, local people's Governments or agencies on ageing seniors card and other legal documents that show can enjoy preferential treatment, e, such as sightseeing, visiting family and friends, enjoy the same preferential treatment in the elderly in the province. "Third, 22nd revised as follows:" in accordance with these provisions shall be the relevant place for preferential services for the elderly, it should be in a prominent position set the elderly priority, preferential and free publicity and logos, civil service and meet commitments. "12, 23rd revised to read:" work shall, jointly with relevant departments at different levels of the People's Republic of China Law of protection of rights and interests of the elderly, the Hubei provincial implementation of People's Republic of China means the protection of rights and interests of the elderly Act and supervise and inspect the implementation of the provisions. For failure to perform the obligation of preferential treatment of older persons in accordance with the units and individuals, by local agencies on ageing drew attention to their unit or other relevant departments to make criticism, ordered to correct refused to honour their preferential treatment of duty caused serious consequences or undesirable effects in the elderly, by local agencies on ageing drew attention to their unit or the relevant Department directly responsible and persons in charge of the disciplinary or administrative penalties.
    "13, delete the article 25th.
    This decision shall take effect on July 1, 2007.

    Hubei Province on the elderly to enjoy preferential treatment services regulations be amended accordingly pursuant to this decision and the articles and text adjusted accordingly, republished. Attached: Hubei Province on elderly enjoy preferential treatment service of provides (2007 amendment this) (on January 1, 1999 Province Government makes 181th, announced according to on May 15, 2007 Province Government on modified straddling Hubei Province on elderly enjoy preferential treatment service of provides of decided Amendment) first article for do on elderly of preferential treatment service work, improved elderly of life conditions, according to People's Republic of China elderly interests guarantees method and Hubei Province implementation straddling
    People's Republic of China measures for the protection of rights and interests of the elderly Act, combined with the province, these provisions are formulated.
    Article within the administrative area of the province over the age of 60 elderly people, can enjoy preferential treatment in the province-wide services in accordance with this.
    Above 60 years old people of all ages, can enjoy preferential services in accordance with these provisions.
    Third people's Governments at various levels shall strengthen the leadership of preferential services for the elderly; departments concerned shall, within the scope of their duties to do preferential services for the elderly; the relevant units and individuals shall be in accordance with the provisions of preferential services for the elderly.
    Fourth in older people into all kinds of parks, Memorial Cemetery, tickets (not including legal fees and outside tickets) free of charge.
    Fifth entering the scenic spot of the elderly and Museum, Art Museum, Science Museum, exhibition hall, Hall of Fame, has open heritage, places of worship, who received tickets for the 60 years old and above 70 years of age old implementation of concessions for people over 70 years of age free of charge.
    Each year on October 1, the International Festival for the elderly and "JIU·JIU" et respect for the aged day seniors can visit for free.
    The shadow of the sixth (drama), Stadium (Museum), Museum, Palace and Club, film, video, sport competitions, performances (except for national and international competitions), accommodated in the audiences of no more than limited conditions, implementation of concessions for the elderly during the day.
    Seventh to various medical institutions at various levels in the elderly (including private and private clinics) for medical treatment, should enjoy priority treatment, testing, inspections, fees, medicine, and hospital treatment, general outpatient registration fees waived 70 years of age or older.
    The eighth into the public toilets in the elderly, revenue-free toilet.
    Nineth, 65 years of age or older to free travel on the local public power (steam) vehicle on long-distance passenger and freight cars, can get off on priority tickets, priority, above the bus station waiting room (Hall) located within the old seat.
    Enjoy free travel to the older, accidental injury insurance required.
    Governments at all levels should be in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State, for the public corporate social welfare expenditures increased by giving special financial compensation.
    Railway station article should make the elderly, accompanied by the elderly and mobility-access for the elderly, mother and child ad hoc waiting room waiting; no special waiting room of the station for the elderly, mother and child should be established in the general waiting room seats of the elderly.
    11th 65 years of age or older can take the ferry for free transition; the elderly by long-distance passenger ship, vouchers for use in water ferry terminal on priority tickets, priority in the waiting room, checked baggage, priority boarding and priority.
    12th to encourage units and individuals engaged in food, vegetables, fuel, price with quality services for the elderly, conditions, can bear the corresponding services for free.
    The 13th town of older people do not bear the social burden of fund raising and other social services. Old people eligible for subsistence allowances for urban residents, priority should be given into the scope of subsistence allowances for urban residents.
    The subsistence allowances for urban residents with special difficulties old people, should increase the level of aid. Remove article 14th on the rural elderly Township (town) or village financing the preparatory work burden.
    Not to collect all kinds of older persons in rural areas social funds raised. 15th century more elderly, local agencies on ageing shall be sent not less than 200 Yuan a month long life health and living subsidies.
    According to the local financial situation around and relaxing age and increasing cash rates of payment.
    Local medical institutions should be regularly provided free medical care to centenarians. 16th place under any of the conditions, shall establish a social welfare homes, homes for the elderly, dependent elderly and other needs in institutions, homes for the care of the elderly.
    Standard of basic-level people's Governments should be required to actively raising allocated on time welfare homes, old focus on requirements for supporting the elderly. Decentralized support for urban and rural areas in line with the "five guarantees" condition of the elderly, actively financing by grass-roots people's Government, in accordance with the standards prescribed by the provincial government to support, and strive to not less than the average living standards of local residents.
    Old people eligible for social assistance, prescribed by the civil affairs departments to help.
    Voluntary assistance services for older persons within their respective jurisdictions of volunteer, community and grass-roots organizations in rural areas should be encouraged. 17th post and telecommunications sectors should be given priority for the elderly remittances and withdrawals, take the parcels, newspapers, telegrams, telephone booking service.
    Conditions of postal and telecommunication departments shall be set aside for the elderly service counters (set).
    Telecommunications departments should give priority to nursing home, a glorious home telephone, elderly, social welfare, and adequate relief due to failure to pay the charges due to late fees.
    Elderly people living alone to install gas, cable TV, Township (town) people's Government, the certificate of the subdistrict office, 30% offers to take care of installation fee.
    18th founded industrial and commercial administrative departments to comply with the corresponding conditions of welfare enterprises engaged in business activities and the elderly should be given priority in registration, issuance of the business license.
    19th the people's courts should be given priority to receive, give priority to cases filed against and by the legitimate rights and interests of the elderly, there is difficulty in paying legal fees by the parties, may, in accordance with the provisions sustained or relief. Notary's Office, law firms and other legal advice services should be provided free legal advice on safeguarding the legitimate rights and interests of the elderly.
    Because of their legitimate rights and interests of the elderly, and need access to lawyers, but unable to pay the fees of lawyers, legal aid can be obtained in accordance with the relevant provisions.
    20th town old people died, funeral benefit shall be imposed either by the authorities or social security authorities; death of the elderly in rural areas, can be extracted by the rural collective economic organizations from the appropriate funeral grant in the chest. 21st provision of preferential services of elderly in need shall present the old card in Hubei province. Card shall contain the main items for preferential services for the elderly. Card printed and managed by the province of ageing, above the County agency on ageing is responsible for issuing, card design more than by County agencies on ageing to inform.
    Old card outside the fee charge prices approved by the Department shall not charge any fees.
    Other provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) elderly persons, local people's Governments or agencies on ageing seniors card and other legal documents that show can enjoy preferential treatment, e, such as sightseeing, visiting family and friends, enjoy the same preferential treatment in the elderly in the province.
    22nd in accordance with these provisions shall be the relevant place for preferential services for the elderly, it should be in a prominent position set the elderly priority, preferential and free publicity and logos, civil service and meet commitments. 23rd levels of ageing bodies shall, jointly with relevant departments of the People's Republic of China Law of protection of rights and interests of the elderly, the Hubei provincial implementation of People's Republic of China means the protection of rights and interests of the elderly Act and supervise and inspect the implementation of the provisions.
    For failure to perform the obligation of preferential treatment of older persons in accordance with the units and individuals, by local agencies on ageing drew attention to their unit or other relevant departments to make criticism, ordered to correct refused to honour their preferential treatment of duty caused serious consequences or undesirable effects in the elderly, by local agencies on ageing drew attention to their unit or the relevant Department directly responsible and persons in charge of the disciplinary or administrative penalties.
    24th all city and county governments according to local conditions to develop specific measures to implement the provisions.
                                                                                                                                25th article of the regulations come into force on July 1, 2007.

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