Control tightened over advertisement (12/09/2017)
HNP - The Department of Culture and Sports has recently issued Plan 337/KH-SVTTT on increasing state management and rectifying advertising activities.
Accordingly, the Department of Culture and Sports will increase popularization of Law on Advertisement, documents guiding implementation of the law, and regulation on managing outdoor advertising activities in Ha Noi. The popularization will be implemented among sectors, agencies at all levels and people, especially organizations and individuals dealing with advertisement. The Department will also build and issue documents on guiding Sections of Culture and Information of districts, suburban districts and towns to implement popularizing Law on Advertisement and documents guiding implementation.
Furthermore, the Department will increase examination and urge implementation of Plan 181/KH-UBND dated July 31, 2017 of the Municipal People’s Committee on carrying out Directive 17/CT-TTg dated May 8, 2017 of the Prime Minister on increasing state management and rectifying advertisement in districts, suburban districts and towns; direct Sections of Culture and Information to review, make lists of violations of billboards and advertisement, and report situation in the area under their managements; check advertisement boards in Ha Noi, prepare roadmap and measures to deal with infractions, and thoroughly handle advertising violations in the city; check roads and areas where violations occur frequently, and cooperate with local authorities to prevent infractions; prohibit further advertisement on advertisement frames that violate the regulations.
More effort will be made to build standard street of advertisement as selected by the Municipal People’s Committee. The Department will learn experiences, and apply it further in the fourth quarter of 2017.
By Mai Phuong