Notice on Restrained Lighting of Fireworks and Firecrackers in Downtown Wuxi during the 2017 Spring Festival by the Wuxi Municipal People's Government
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Index No.

014006438/2017-00027

Creation date

2017-01-18

Issuing date

2017-01-19

Document No.

Xi Zheng Gao [2017] No.1

Limit of publicity

Long term

Issuing department

Wuxi Municipal People’s Government

Form of publicity

On websites

Mode of publicity

Initiative publicity

Range of publicity

The whole society

Period of validity

Long term

Procedure of publicity

Publicity after being drafted by the department and approved by relevant offices

Theme (the 1st level)

Public security, safety, administration of justice—public security

Type of literature

Notice

Key words

Social security, dangerous article, notice

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Content summary

To let citizens celebrate the Spring Festival, provide a festive touch and ensure public safety, according to Regulations on the Safety Administration of Fireworks and Firecrackers by the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Provisional Regulations on Safety Lighting of Fireworks and Firecrackers in Jiangsu Province, Regulations on Prohibition of Lighting Fireworks and Firecrackers in Wuxi, it is decided that there will be restrained lighting of fireworks and firecrackers in downtown Wuxi during the 2017 Spring Festival. The notice is as follows.

 

Notice on Restrained Lighting of Fireworks and Firecrackers in Downtown Wuxi during the 2017 Spring Festival by the Wuxi Municipal People's Government

 

Xi Zheng Gao [2017] No.1

   

To let citizens celebrate the Spring Festival, provide a festive touch and ensure public safety, according to Regulations on the Safety Administration of Fireworks and Firecrackers by the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Provisional Regulations on Safety Lighting of Fireworks and Firecrackers in Jiangsu Province, Regulations on Prohibition of Lighting Fireworks and Firecrackers in Wuxi, it is decided that there will be restrained lighting of fireworks and firecrackers in downtown Wuxi during the 2017 Spring Festival. The notice is as follows.

 

I. The permitted time of lighting fireworks and firecrackers is 17 to 24 o ’clock from February 11 (New Year's Eve) to January 27 (the 15th day of the first lunar month), 2017.

 

II. Fireworks Parties and other activities involving much fireworks lighting are prohibited in fast inner ring areas.

 

III. When the alert level of air pollution in Wuxi reaches severely polluted “orange”, the lighting of fireworks and firecrackers must be stopped.

 

IV. All party and government offices, social groups, institutions and state-owned enterprises must not light fireworks and firecrackers.

 

V. Lighting fireworks and firecrackers is prohibited in the following places:

 

i. Important places like transportation hubs such as stations, docks and airports, railway track safety protection areas, military facilities and cultural relic conservation units above city level and the surrounding 100 meter areas;

 

ii. Production and storage places for inflammable or explosive hazardous goods, power transmission facility protection areas and the surrounding 100 meter areas;

 

iii. Medical Institutions, kindergartens, child-care centers, nursing houses and teaching and scientific research institutions;

 

iv. Mountain forests, reed marshes, nature protection areas, scenic tourist spots and the surrounding 100 meter areas;

 

v. Crowded public places such as busy commercial streets, pedlars' markets, ballrooms, theaters and stadiums;

 

vi. Other places with risks of fire and explosion and areas with special environmental protection requirements.

 

VI. The lighting of fireworks and firecrackers must abide by the lighting descriptions and must not endanger public safety, life and property security.

 

Sales and lighting of display shells, “professionally discharged” fireworks and firecrackers of Grade A, Grade B and Grade C, Grade D that need special process and installation are prohibited.

 

VII. Wholesale and retail of fireworks and firecrackers must comply with Regulations on the Safety Administration of Fireworks and Firecrackers, Measures on the implementation of Business License of Fireworks and Firecrackers and Safety and Quality of Fireworks and Firecrackers released by the State Council of the People's Republic of China.

 

VIII. Those who are in violation of the provisions of this notice shall be investigated according to law by the Ministry of Public Security, the Safety Production Supervision & Management Bureau, the Administration of Quality Supervision and Inspection and the Administration for Industry and Commerce on the basis of responsibility division. Anyone who violates the Regulations on Administration of Public Security shall be imposed a penalty for Administration of Public Security in accordance with the regulations. Criminal responsibility shall be investigated and dealt with in accordance with the law.

   

The Wuxi Municipal People’s Government

 

January 18, 2017