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New Laws and Regulations in April, 2017

(english.legalinfo.gov.cn) Updated : 2017-04-27

1.Administrative Measures for the Registration of Practicing Doctors

Registration regions

Practicing doctors should register in administrative regions at the provincial level.

If doctors practice in different organizations out of the region where they are registered, they should apply to health and family planning administrative departments.

Practicing assistant doctors should register in administrative regions at the county level.

Practicing assistant doctors can only register in one place.

Electronic Registration

Online one-stop registration service

China will establish an information system for doctor management and carry out electronic registration management.

Registration information open to the public

Health and family planning administrative departments must provide doctor registration information upon request.

The departments must provide a list of doctors prohibited or struck from registration.

 

2.Measures for the Safety Management of Mail and Express Delivery Agreement Services

Agreement service: Delivery enterprises provide mail and express delivery services to users under agreement.

User under agreement: Legal persons or other organizations who entrust delivery enterprises to provide long-term and high volume services and sign safety guarantee agreements with them.

Real-name registration becomes more stringent

Users must show documents to prove their identity and that of the legal representative or people in charge.

Delivery enterprises must retain document copies after verification.

Delivery enterprises must check users’ business scope.

 

3.Measures for the Risk Management of Imported and Exported Industrial Products

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, local inspection and quarantine departments and national testing centers must investigate and verify collected information and record it in risk early-warning platforms.

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, local inspection and quarantine departments may entrust technical bodies or organize panels of experts to evaluate risk information.

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine or local inspection and quarantine departments must appraise risk evaluation reports and make decisions about disposal.

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine or local inspection and quarantine departments must establish and implement risk early-warning measures and rapid responsive measures.

 

4.Decision of the State Intellectual Property Office on Amending the Several Provisions on Regulating Patent Application Activities

After revision, some new articles are added to define abnormal patent application behaviors:

A Multiple pieces have identical contents in patent application

B Obvious plagiarism

C Simple substitutions of materials and components

D Fabrication of experimental data or technical effects

E Random generation of form, pattern or color of products

F Submission of abnormal patent applications by other people or agencies

 

5.Measures of Hunan Province for the Administration of Recordation of Food Vendors

Food vendors should apply to local agencies of the food and drug administration at the county level for filing

Qualified vendors will be granted a records registration certificate and must sign a letter of responsibility about food safety.

Unqualified vendors will be refused for a records registration certificate.

Food vendor records registration certificate:

A records registration certificate is valid for two years. Food vendors must apply for an extension of the certificate before expiration.

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