DECISION No. 150/2003/QD-TTg OF JULY 22, 2003 AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING DECISION No. 46/2001/QD-TTg ON THE MANAGEMENT OF GOODS IMPORT AND EXPORT IN THE 2001-2005 PERIOD AND DECISION No. 79/2002/QD-TTg ON MANAGEMENT OF THE RECEPTION OF FOREIGN TELEVISION PROGRAMS
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
At the proposals of the Minister of Trade and the Minister of Culture and Information,
Article 1.- To amend and supplement Article 6 of the Prime Minister's Decision No. 79/2002/QD-TTg of June 18, 2002 on management of the reception of foreign television programs as follows:
"Article 6.- Responsibilities for management of the reception of foreign television programs:
1. The Ministry of Culture and Information:
a/ To grant permits for the import and trading of TV Receive Only (TVRO) equipment;
b/ To grant permits for the installation and use of TVRO to receive foreign television programs to the subjects mentioned at Points a, c, e and f of Clause 1 and Points a and b, Clause 2, Article 1 of this Decision.
c/ To grant registration papers to foreign television firms which supply program decoders to their representative distributors in Vietnam;
d/ To grant registration papers to agencies and organizations which act as Vietnam-based representative distributors of foreign television program decoders;
e/ To grant registration papers to agencies and organizations which deal in the installation and/or repair of TVRO equipment.
2. The People's Committees of the provinces and centrally-run cities:
To grant permits for the installation and use of TVRO to receive foreign television programs to the subjects mentioned at Points b and d of Clause 1, and Points c and d, Clause 2, Article 1 of this Decision in their respective localities.
The provincial/municipal Services of Culture and Information shall be held responsible before the provincial/municipal People's Committees for the granting of permits for the installation and use of TVRO to receive foreign television programs in their respective localities."
Article 2.- To amend and supplement the Prime Minister's Decision No. 46/2001/QD-TTg of April 4, 2001 on the management of goods import and export in the 2001-2005 period as follows:
To add Point 5 to the "Import goods" part of Section "V - List of goods subject to specialized management by the Ministry of Culture and Information" in "Appendix No. 03: List of goods subject to the management by 07 specialized branches and their management principles", with the following contents:
TV Receive Only (TVRO) equipment
Article 3.- This Decision takes implementation effect 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Article 4.- The ministers, the heads of the ministerial-level agencies, the heads of the agencies attached to the Government, the presidents of the People's Committees of the provinces and centrally-run cities as well as all organizations and individuals shall have to implement this Decision.
PHAN VAN KHAI
Phan Van Khai