Home
語言/Language
Click to open
Seconds To Enter GTI Global Network.
Sign up
Log in
大勝科技 DST
豐邑富 Feng Yi Fu
富達育樂 Fuda
GTI Taipei Exop 2019
宜星_AIC
EEGS
DEAL 2019
BannerGN
IAAPI 2019
yogonet
IAAPA 2018
Subscribe to E-Paper
GO
Find Us On
GTI Global Network > Current Issue > New Laws
New Laws
Qinghai Province’s Laws and Regulations

The management work conference was convened by Qinghai Province on special rectification of game and amusement machine entertainment venues.

The Culture, Press and Publication Department of Qinghai Province has recently convened a joint conference on the administration of game and amusement venues in the entire province.  A total of 24 people from the Provincial Culture, Press and Publication Department, the Provincial Public Security Department, the Provincial Administration for Industry and Commerce, and departments of culture and public security of all districts and counties of Xining City participated in the conference.  The summary of issues reviewed and confirmed in the conference is as follows.

The conference featured massed learning of normative files related to game and amusement venue administration such as the “Notice of the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Public Security and State Administration for Industry and Commerce Concerning Further Strengthening the Administration of Game and Amusement Venues” (WSF No. (2009) 4).  Also, member units of the cultural market management work leading group presented the summary and analysis of current prominent issues which exist in game and amusement venues.  The conference requested member units of the culture market management work leading group to fully cooperate, conduct joint law enforcement and centralized clear-up, seek practical results, carry out all the requests and systems put forward at the conference, incessantly establish and improve the game and amusement machine entertainment venue administration mechanism, and practically clean up the game and amusement machine entertainment market.

The conference decided:

(1) Strictly execute the examination and ratification of game and amusement machine entertainment venues.  All levels of cultural departments shall strictly abide by the “Notice of Opinions of Qinghai Province on Carrying Out the Administration of Game and Amusement Machine Entertainment Venues” (QWXBZ No. (2009) 71) and carry out examination and ratification of hard quantifiable conditions such as planning, area and the proportions of game and amusement machine models.  Check against the “Game and Amusement Machine Model and Type Directory” promulgated by the Ministry of Culture when conducting examination and ratification, and those game and amusement machine models and types that are not listed in the “Directory” are regarded as illegal game and amusement machine models and types and shall not be used in any game and amusement machine entertainment venue.  When the cultural market administration personnel of district and county levels accept applications of game and amusement machine entertainment venues, they shall request applicants to submit the directory of game and amusement machine models and types on the site and the quantity status form.  When the personnel issue the “entertainment operating permit”, they shall conduct on-site inspection and verification, register one by one and put on record, keep record on file for reference, post the photos of permitted game machine content on the exterior sides of the machines, and strictly prevent game machine venues from increasing machine quantity and changing game content without authorization.  At the same time, the personnel must notify applicants that they should go to local public security organization for archival filing within 15 days after picking up business licenses.  On the basis of developing the game and amusement machine entertainment industry, duly execute the examination and ratification of game and amusement machine entertainment venues in the aspects of quantity and quality, take into account the capabilities of all levels and categories of administrative departments in supervising cultural market, and duly achieve “examination and ratification, administration and development”.

(2) Strictly carry out the registration and filing system of game and amusement machine entertainment venues.  When game and amusement machine entertainment venues go to public security organizations for archival filing, besides the items for archival filing stipulated in Articles 5 and 6 of the “Measures for the Public Order Administration of Entertainment Venues”, the electronic game machine model and type directory and the quantity status form stamped with the official seal of cultural departments shall also be provided.  Archival materials should be provided in quadruplicate.  One copy shall be submitted to local public security division for archival filing, one copy to local public order branch of the district (county) public security bureau, one copy to the public order division of the prefecture (city, district) public order bureau, and one copy shall be kept on the site for future reference.

(3) Clearly define the supervising duties of departments in charge of game and amusement machine entertainment venues.  Cultural departments shall strengthen daily supervision work on issues like minors’ entrance into game and amusement machine entertainment venues on non-holiday days.  During inspections, if cultural departments discover game and amusement machine entertainment venues involved with illegal acts such as gambling or discover underground game halls operating without certificate and license, they shall promptly notify administrative departments of public security and industry and commerce in a written form for launching investigation and imposing punishment in accordance with the law.  Strictly carry out the “12318” cultural market reporting system, and regarding the reported items of game and amusement machine entertainment venues, duly register, handle and make reply.  Public security organizations shall strengthen supervision and administration of public order in electronic amusement venues.  If public security organizations discover any venue operating activities without a certificate, they shall promptly report to the administrative departments of industry and commerce and competent cultural departments for conducting crackdown in accordance with the law; if they discover that game machine quantity and game content do not conform with the content approved by competent cultural departments, they shall promptly report to the competent cultural departments for launching investigation and imposing punishment in accordance with the law; and if they discover gambling related illegal and criminal activities, they shall investigate and punish in accordance with the law.  Industry and commerce departments shall actively seek clues, strictly investigate operations with incomplete certificate and license, severely attack and crack down upon underground game halls that operate without authorization, and provide a sound environment for the development of the game and amusement machine entertainment market.

(4) Establish and complete the game and amusement machine model and type appraisal system.  Further perfect the basis for law enforcement and obtaining evidence regarding illegal cases of game and amusement machine entertainment venues, and establish the game and amusement machine model and type appraisal committee.  Led by cultural departments of prefecture, district and city levels, the departments of public security and industry and commerce of the same level shall jointly establish the game and amusement machine model and type appraisal committee, assign specific persons to be responsible for conducting professional review on those illegal game and amusement machine models and types that are suspected of being involved with gambling and obscenity and are under investigation, and provide appraisal reports as evidence for legal and effective cases.  (Appraisal reports shall have the appraiser name, unit and contact information listed, and the Provincial Culture, Press and Publication Department shall be responsible for cultivating appraisers and issuing qualification certificates to make appraisal work legally binding.)  If appraisers encounter problems and difficulties, they shall report to the provincial-level cultural departments which then will cooperate with public security organizations and industry and commerce departments to conduct appraisal.

(5) Launch special rectification campaign on game and amusement machine entertainment venues.  From May through July, departments of culture, public security, and industry and commerce shall jointly launch the special rectification campaign on game and amusement machine entertainment venues one time.  Conduct full-scale background inspection of game and amusement machine entertainment venues in the entire province.  The key points of the inspection include firmly cracking down on underground game halls without certificate and license; and those venues that have been examined and approved but fail to conduct archival filing for the game and amusement machine models and types presented at the conference, fail to meet standards in venue area or use machine models and types which do not meet the requirements shall be ordered to complete corrections within a six-month time limit.  Permits of those that fail to complete corrections shall be canceled.  After the special campaign ends, departments of culture, public security, and industry and commerce of district and county levels shall collectively check files and make quantities consistent and machine accounts clear.

(6) Establish and complete a long-effect coordination and management mechanism in cultural market.  Establish and complete the system for illegal case investigation, punishment and reporting.  For illegal operating behaviors, unlicensed operating behaviors and illegal acts like gambling, all departments shall promptly report to the departments of culture, public security, and industry and commerce of the same level, duly perform the work of coordination regarding case investigation and punishment, and let all departments of all levels promptly know the status of game and amusement machine entertainment venue administration.  Establish and complete the joint conference system.  Departments of culture, public security, and industry and commerce of all levels shall jointly establish the joint conference system of game and amusement machine entertainment venues, assign and confirm liaisons in all departments, and convene regular conferences.  One conference shall be convened every month for the district and county levels, one conference every quarter for the prefecture, district and city levels and one conference every six months for the provincial level.  Through convening meetings such as case investigation and punishment reporting meeting, issue management discussion meeting and experience exchange and analysis meeting, the joint conferences aim to enhance the effectiveness of regulation over the game and amusement machine entertainment venue market

Date of promulgation: June 11, 2012

※The report is published in the GTI Magazine Issue No. 112 in September, 2012.

 
About Us | Advertising | Services | Site Map
Tel +886-2-2760-7407 ~ 10
Fax +886-2-2742-0522
E-mail Send
Address 2F-1, No. 17, PaoChing St., SongShan Dist., Taipei City 10585, Taiwan
 
Copyright © 2009~2011 GTI Global Network. All right reserved. Power by rIDEA Reproduction of any part of the website should get prior consent in case of legal consequences.