Zhongxin Finance, June 27th. A few days ago, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, the Ministry of Emergency Management, and the General Administration of Market Supervision issued the "Notice on Strengthening the Management of Playground Entertainment Business Sites" (hereinafter referred to as the "Notice"). "), including offline script killing and escape room as new formats of scripted entertainment business venues and unified supervision.

Not open to minors on non-holidays

  The "Notice" issued this time emphasizes that the script scripts used in the script entertainment business sites should be set up with age-appropriate reminders, indicating the appropriate age range; if the set scenes are not suitable for minors, they should be reminded in prominent places, and minors should not be allowed to enter. .

  In addition, scripted entertainment venues should take measures to prevent minors from being addicted.

Except for national statutory holidays, rest days, and winter and summer vacations, scripted entertainment business sites shall not provide scripted entertainment to minors

.

Unhealthy, inactive scripts don't work

  According to the "Notice", the script entertainment business site shall, within 30 natural days from the date of operation, submit the information such as the address of the business site and the script script name, author, profile, age range and other information used by the venue through the national cultural market technology supervision and service platform. Report to the county-level culture and tourism administrative department where the business site is located for the record.

  At the same time, script entertainment venues should adhere to the correct orientation,

use healthy and positive script scripts, and encourage the use of script scripts that promote the main theme and spread positive energy

; they should establish a content self-examination system, and review script scripts and performances, scenes, props, etc. Clothing and other content self-review to ensure that the content is legal.

Not to be located in residential buildings or below the ground floor

  In terms of site setting, the "Notice" requires that script entertainment business sites should fulfill the main responsibility for production safety; carry out fire risk self-awareness, self-examination, and self-correction on a regular basis, and improve the ability to organize evacuation and rescue in emergencies, and to fight initial fires. Effectively fulfill the obligations of safety reminders and notification, guide consumers to enhance their awareness of safety precautions, and ensure safe operations.

  In addition,

script entertainment business premises shall not be located in residential buildings, or below the basement level of buildings (excluding the basement level).

Failure to perform the responsibility for the protection of minors needs to be rectified

  The "Notice" mentioned that the policy transition period will be from the date of issuance of the notice to June 30, 2023.

  During the transition period, scripted entertainment business sites shall conduct self-examination and self-correction in accordance with the relevant requirements of this notice, change the business scope in accordance with the law, improve business qualifications, perform filing procedures with the cultural and tourism administrative department, establish a content self-examination system, and actively rectify and eliminate firefighting. and other safety hazards.

  The culture and tourism administrative department shall, in conjunction with relevant departments, carry out a thorough investigation, and

if it is found in the thorough investigation that it contains content prohibited by laws and regulations or fails to fulfill the relevant responsibilities for the protection of minors such as age-appropriate reminders, it shall order the business unit to make corrections and stop using the relevant script.

All provincial cultural and tourism administrative departments should report the investigation results to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism before August 31, 2022.

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