The new rules came in October
With the pace of October, a number of new regulations related to the national economy and people’s livelihood are quietly “online”. Online tourism products are prohibited from “big data killing”, there are clear requirements for the scope of financial budget disclosure, and two new regulations on environmental protection focus on water pollution and soil pollution The progress of rule of law reflects the sustainable development of social governance.
Online travel operators are not allowed to “kill with big data”
The same hotel, the same period of time, the old user booking but more money? The Interim Provisions on the management of online tourism operation and service, which came into effect on October 1, said no to the “big data killing”.
It is clearly stipulated that online tourism operators should protect the safety of tourists’ personal information, and should not abuse big data and other technical means to set unfair trading conditions based on consumption records and tourism preferences to infringe upon the legitimate rights and interests of tourists.
In view of the problems that some tourists are forced to be praised, it is stipulated clearly that online tourism operators should protect the right of tourists to evaluate their products and services, and should not mislead, replace or force tourists to evaluate their products and services without authorization. The evaluation of tourists should be preserved and made public to the public.
The operators of online tourism platforms should strengthen the examination and verification of the text, pictures, audio and video content uploaded to the platform to ensure the safety of the information content; it should also verify and register the authenticity of the operator’s identity, administrative license, quality standard level, credit rating and other information within the platform, and regularly verify and update.
More stringent budget management
The revised implementation regulations of the budget law come into effect on October 1, which regulate the scope of budget disclosure, local debt management and transfer payment system.
In terms of the scope of budget disclosure, the regulations stipulate that the general transfer payment should be made public to the region, and the special transfer payment to the public should be detailed to regions and projects. Government debts, operating funds of government organs, government procurement and funds from special financial accounts need to be disclosed to the public in accordance with regulations.
According to the regulations, the financial departments of governments at or above the county level shall, together with relevant departments, establish and improve the regular evaluation and withdrawal mechanism of special transfer payments. If it is necessary to continue to implement the mechanism in accordance with laws, administrative regulations and the provisions of the State Council after the assessment, it may continue to implement the mechanism; if the relevant requirements of the establishment are changed, or the actual performance is far from the target, and the management is not perfect, it shall If the basis for establishment is invalid or abolished, it shall be cancelled.
Another bright spot of the regulations is that it refines the management of local government debt balance limit, makes it clear that the local government debt balance shall not exceed the limit approved by the State Council, and makes provisions on improving the local government debt risk assessment and early warning mechanism.
The interests of fund investors are more secure
Fund sales “routines” are so diverse that people can’t defend themselves? The measures for the supervision and administration of sales agencies of publicly offered securities investment funds and its supporting rules, which came into effect on October 1, further strengthened the protection of investors’ rights and interests.
Methods to promote the construction of an institutional mechanism with investors’ interests as the core, highlight the bottom line requirements of fund sales, refine and improve investor protection and service arrangements; promote fund sales agencies to build an assessment system with investors’ interests as the core and promote long-term rational investment; strengthen private fund sales business norms; add a special chapter on “internal control and risk management” All kinds of fund sales agencies are required to improve the internal system matching the fund sales business.
The measures also strengthened the licensing requirements for fund sales activities, clarified the responsibility boundaries of fund sales agencies and related fund service agencies, clarified the connotation and extension of fund sales business, clarified the business boundary and bottom line requirements of cooperation between fund sales agencies and Internet platforms, and supported fund managers and fund sales agencies to expand customers through Internet platform.
Water pollution prevention and control management of inland river ships further upgraded
From October 1, China will carry out more strict water pollution prevention and control management for inland river ships with a gross tonnage of less than 400 tons to strictly prevent inland river water pollution.
More than 60% of China’s inland ships are small ships with a gross tonnage of less than 400 tons, which are distributed in the Yangtze River, the Pearl River and other water systems and along the Beijing Hangzhou canal. According to the measures for the prevention and control of water pollution from inland river ships with gross tonnage below 400 gross tons issued by the Ministry of transport, the domestic sewage discharge requirements of ships with gross tonnage less than 400 tons and carrying less than 15 persons after approval shall be implemented with reference to the control standard for discharge of water pollutants from ships (GB 3552-2018), so as to make up for the lack of emission control requirements for such ships in the existing national standards.
For the existing ships that are not equipped with domestic sewage and oil sewage anti pollution facilities in the machinery space, and the existing ships that have installed sewage treatment devices but whose discharge after treatment can not meet the requirements of the control standard for the discharge of water pollutants from ships (GB 3552-2018), the measures require them to complete the transformation according to the technical rules for statutory survey of inland vessels (2019).
More standardized recycling of pesticide packaging waste
The pesticide packaging which is discarded is a major source of soil pollution. The management measures for the recycling and treatment of pesticide packaging waste, which was implemented on October 1, is expected to strengthen the management of this weak link.
The measures are clear: the agricultural and rural competent departments of the local people’s governments at or above the county level shall be responsible for the supervision and management of pesticide producers, operators and users in their respective administrative areas to fulfill the obligations of recycling and processing pesticide packaging wastes. The competent ecological and environmental departments of the local people’s governments at or above the county level shall be responsible for their respective administrative regions