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Shanghai Municipal Press and Publication Bureau
Address: Address: 5 Shaoxing Rd ( Office hour: 9am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday) Telephone: 64370176

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    Shanghai Municipal Press and Publication Bureau is established as an institution directly under the municipal government, with its main functions, internal structure and personnel management in accordance with the “Notice of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council on Printing and Distributing ‘Plan on Reform of Organs of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government’” (Ting Zi [2008] No. 17). Shanghai Municipal Press and Publication Bureau hangs out a temporary signboard designating Shanghai Municipal Copyright Bureau.
    Main Functions

    1. to implement laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and policies concerning press, publication and copyrights; to study to draft local rules, regulations and policies on  the management of press, publication and copyrights in light of the realities of the municipality and organize to carry out relevant rules, regulations and policies;

    2. to take charge of working out developing planning of press and publication (copyright) industry and guide the implementation; to work out and implement the publishing, printing, copying and issuing planning, and the planning for the volume, structure and layout of publication import and export institutions of the municipality; to promote the system and mechanism reform of press and publication industry;

    3. to take charge of the reviewing or examination and approval of the establishment or change of publishing (including online publishing), printing, copying and issuing institutions; to supervise private institutions undertaking publishing activities;

    4. to take charge of the supervision over the content of publications, guide and review the publishing plan and subjects of publications in conformity with the law, organize to review publications; to organize to guide the publication, printing and issuing of key publications and textbooks;

    5. to take charge of verifying and supervising internet publication activities and electronic books and literature distributed through mobile phones;

    6. to take charge of managing press cards within the municipality and organize to investigate and publish illegal press activities;

    7. to take charge of supervising book, newspaper, periodical, audio and video and electronic publication markets;

    8. to draft and implement plans against pornographic and illegal publications, and organize to coordinate actions against pornographic and illegal publications;

    9. to take charge of supervising printing industry;

    10. to take charge of implementing administrative management of copyrights, and investigate and publish infringement of copyrights in conformity with the law;

    11. to organize to carry out work concerning international communications and cooperation on press, publication and copyright; to take charge of managing publication import, and coordinate and promote publication import and export;

    12. to cooperate with relevant departments in formulating the construction planning of press and publication talent team of the municipality, and guide the development of the team;

    13. to take charge of the acceptance and hearing of relevant administrative reviews and responses to administrative proceedings;

    14. to undertake other affairs as assigned by the municipal party committee and the municipal government.