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  • Service of Certifying the Status of Overseas Chinese, Returned Overseas Chinese、 and Their Relatives (Overseas Chinese Affairs and Taiwan Affairs Office)

    Service Address:Room 508, No. 218, Wulu muqi Nan LuService Hours:8:30am-11:30am, 1:30pm-5:30pm, Mon-Fri Eligible Applicants:Overseas Chinese: Chinese citizens with permanent residence abroad;Returned Overseas Chinese; overseas Chinese resident back in China;Relatives of Overseas Chinese: relatives of overseas Chinese and returned overseas Chinese, who are resident in China. Procedures:1. The status of Relatives of Overseas Chinese is certified by the district Overseas Chinese Affairs Office (“OCAO”). Materials required:evidence showing the relation between the relative and the overseas Chinese or returned overseas Chinese;2. The status of overseas Chinese is certified by the OCAO of the municipal, district or county level government. Materials required:certificate of overseas residence and its Chinese translation;3. The status of returned overseas Chinese is certified by the OCAO of the municipal government. Required application materials for status certification of returned overseas Chinese:written application letter; records in the archives of the applicant regarding overseas birth, living or working or certificate of overseas residence of the applicant and its Chinese translation. Procedures:The applicant files the application to the district OCAO, which will verify the relevant facts and then issues a letter and the application materials to the Domestic Division of the Municipal OCAO, which will decide whether to recognize the status based on the specific situation of the applicant. The district OCAO will then notify the applicant of the result. Making of Certificate of Returned Overseas Chinese (the “Certificate”): Returned overseas Chinese, whose such status has been certified, are required to provide the district OCAO with two one-cun recent photos and to fill in the returned overseas Chinese investigation form. The district OCAO will send, in a package, the photos and the investigation forms to the Domestic Division of the Municipal OCAO, which will make the Certificate. The district OCAO will then deliver the Certificate to the returned overseas Chinese. In the event that returned overseas Chinese loses the Certificate and applies for re-issue, the applicant needs to provide a one-cun (=1/3 decimetre) recent photo, cost of Certificate making and a written statement of the loss, which should be confirmed by the district OCAO with its chop on. Then the above materials will be submitted to the Municipal OCAO for making the Certificate. Legal Basis for Such Administrative Approvals: 1. PRC Law for Protecting the Rights and Interests of Returned Overseas Chinese And Their Relatives of September 7 1990, as revised on October 31 2000; 2. Implementing Measures of PRC Law for Protecting the Rights and Interests of Returned Overseas Chinese And Their Relatives of July 19 1993; 3. (Trial) Circular Explaining the Identity of Overseas Chinese, Returned Overseas Chinese, Overseas Chinese Students, Returned Overseas Chinese Students and their relatives, promulgated by the Overseas Chinese Office of the State Council(Guoqiaofa [1984] No.2) ; 4. Reply regarding the Recognition of Identity of Returned Overseas Chinese, issued by the Overseas Chinese Office of the State Council ([92] qiaoneizi No.019) ; 5. Measures of Implementing PRC Law for Protecting the Rights and Interests of Returned Overseas Chinese And Their Relatives of Shanghai of November 27 1992, as revised on July 12 1999. The above service is free of charge.

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  • Application for “Advanced Technology Enterprise” Status by foreign invested enterprises

    I. Conditions:  1. The applicant enterprise shall be engaging in manufacturing projects falling under the Encouraged Category of Foreign Investment;  2. The applicant adopts internationally advanced and suitable process, technology and equipment;  3. The products manufactured by the applicant shall be nationally leading in terms of quality, technology and performance;  4. The capital of the applicant shall be contributed timely in accordance with the scheduled timeline and has submitted statistics form in good time. The applicant should file the application to the approval authority after 6 months after it starts production;  5. If the applicant is a high-technology development enterprise, it is eligible for application notwithstanding that it does not product tangible products. II. Application Procedure for “Enterprise of Advanced Technology” Status  1. Required Documents :  (1) three copies of special report applying for “enterprise of advanced technology”;  (2) three copies of the application letter for recognition of “enterprise of advanced technology”;  (3) Certificate of Approval, business license, contract, articles of association and their approval letter;  (4) feasibility study report of the project of the applicant enterprise and its approval letter;  (5) capital verification report issued by qualified registered public accountants regarding the capital contribution by the investors;  (6) technology transfer / license agreement and its approval letter;  (7) report of inspection and acceptance of the production line of the applicant enterprise;  (8) assessment opinions of the technology issued by the administrative department and science and technology department;  (9) other materials as may be required.2. Procedures:  (1). The applicant foreign invested enterprise shall submit a special report, along with the documents set forth above, to the supervising government department for review;  (2). The supervising government department will submit the special report to the municipal FERTC for approval;  (3). The municipal FERTC will organize the municipal science and technology commission, the municipal planning commission and relevant experts to make field study review;  (4). After approval by the municipal authorities, approval opinions will be made on the approval form, which will be further submitted to the district government;  (5). The “Recognition Certificate of Advanced Technology Enterprise” is issued.

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  • Applications and Approval of Sports Facilities Run for Profit

    I. Responsible Agency  Physical Education Center of Xuhui District, Shanghai  Service Address:No. 64, Wulumuqi Nan Lu  Service Time: 9:00am—11:00am , 2:00pm—4:00pm, Wednesday and Friday  Telephone:64335089 II. Required Materials1. Project proposal (name, nature, address and area of the project), printed on A4 paper;2. For large-scale sports project, design effect drawing shall be submitted. If the swimming pool must be designed in a spillover style , the respective depth of deep water zone and shallow water zone shall be marked; area shall be marked for the locker room, and the design shall take in account of the requirement that there must be a disinfection stepping pool before the swimmers enter into the swimming pool through shallow water area. Tennis court and squash court, etc. shall indicate by marking whether such is indoor or outdoor and shall carry such data as length, width, height, total area, etc.3. Real estate title certificate, proof of lease or planning approval (i.e., certificate of ownership or use right of the real estate; in the case of property lease, the lease agreement and the real estate title certificate of the lessor shall be submitted; in the case of newly built houses, planning approvals shall be submitted).4. Topography map (i.e., a 1:500 topography map prepared by the municipal urban construction survey and mapping institute issued by the Shanghai Urban Construction, Survey and Measurement Institute;all the land for the construction project shall be marked out in red and chopped with the chop of construction plan) and the floor plan of the construction (signed by the designer and chopped by the designing institution) .5. Certificate of enterprise legal person, approval letter issued by the supervising government department, in the case of joint venture, board resolutions is required (as well as photocopy of its business license).6. feasibility study report, in which the following shall be made clear: nature of the project (basic information of the investors), composition of investment (including land building, fitting-up, equipment and business expense, etc.) funding (including sources, nature, amount of the fund, business and profit forecast)7. Contract shall be submitted for projects of a cooperative nature8. Equipment purchase contract or its copy shall be submitted for projects required to have prior approval.9. other relevant materials (e.g., approval issued by administrative authority of industry and commerce, fire prevention authority, environmental protection authority, public health authority and municipal FERTC, etc.).10. approval letter issued by the municipal travel bureau is needed in the case of foreign-related hotel.All the above materials are required in two copies and with chop thereon. III. ProceduresApplicant files the application to the district social sports direction centre with the above documents. The district social sports direction centre, will, after initial review, submit the application materials to the municipal social sports direction centre. After the municipal social sports direction centre issues approval, the applicant shall then go through the enterprise registration procedures at local administrative authority of industry and commerce. IV. Relevant RegulationsRegulations of Sports Facilities of ShanghaiImplementing Rules of Regulations of Sports Facilities of Shanghai V. Supervising and Complaint-taking Department Shanghai Xuhui District Sports BureauTelephone of complaint:64373605 Address:No. 64, Wulu muqi Nan Lu Shanghai Xuhui District Social Sports Direction CentreNovember 17, 2003

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  • Approval of Cultural Relics Donation

    Approval of Cultural Relics Donation [Project No.:(    )]1. ScopePRC citizens, government agencies, enterprises and public interest enterprises, foreign friends, overseas Chinese and foreign citizen of Chinese origin.2. Required Documents background information of the donor, documents of the donor, method of donation, other requirements of the donor, the type, quantity, amount and use of the donation.3. Legal BasisThe PRC ConstitutionProvisional Regulations of Acceptance of Donation from Abroad and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan by Cultural Relics Institutions and Museums.4. ChargesNo charge.5. ProceduresConduct research and verification of the donated cultural relics and historical materials; issue the value certificate of the donated cultural relics and historical materials; issue Certificate of Donation Acceptance.6. Timingwithin 10 working days after application acceptance.7. Responsible personChen jingyou.Telephone:643803388. Responsible departmentOffice of the Cultural Relics Management Committee of Xuhui DistrictAddress:4th, No. 80, Nandan Dong Lu. Postal Code:2000309. Telephone Line for Complaint64380836

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  • Amendment of joint venture contracts and articles of association of Foreign Invested Enterprise

    I. Conditions:1. The enterprise shall pay in its capital in time, in full and in accordance with law. And such capital contribution shall be verified by accounting firms with the capital verification report.2、The enterprise shall be in normal operation and good business condition and file its statistics form in time.3. The enterprise can duly perform its obligations under the relevant contracts and the articles of association.4. The enterprise does not violate any PRC law or regulations in a serious manner. II. Required Documents :1. Special report regarding the amendment application filed by the enterprise;2. Two copies of board resolutions;3. Amended clauses of the contract and / or articles of association in two copies, which must be signed by the legal representatives of the Chinese and foreign parties to the joint venture;4. Other relevant materials. III. Approval Procedures:1. The special report of amendment of joint venture contract, articles of association and other required documents are submitted to the supervising department of the joint venture for approval.2. After the supervising department receives the report, it will report to the district government on the subject and direct the district FERTC to handle the application.3. The special report of wholly foreign owned enterprise’s amendment of articles of association can be submitted directly to the district FERTC.4. The district FERTC will review and application materials and then submit to the district government for approval.5. The above application materials are required in two copies for enterprise with total investment below 10 million USD.6. In respect of foreign invested enterprises with total investment above 10 million USD, the above application will be further submitted to the municipal FERTC after review by the district FERTC and the above materials are required in three copies. Additionally, one copy of each of the contract, articles of association, the Approval Certificate and the business license. IV. Supplemental Issues:1. In the event that the enterprise applies for amendment due to increase of registered capital or expansion of business scope, it shall submit feasibility study report and the agreement of capital increase executed by the relevant parties. 2. In the event that there is transfer of equity or change of investor of the enterprise, the enterprise shall submit the equity transfer agreement signed by the transferor and the transferee and recognized by the other shareholders of the enterprise, and the credit standing of the new investor, copy of the business license of the enterprise and the list of the new board members of the enterprise, in two copies.3. In the event the enterprise established its branch, it shall submit the capital verification report, profit and loss statement, real estate lease agreement and real estate title certificate. 4. In the event that the enterprise changes its legal address, it shall submit real estate lease agreement and real estate title certificate, and opinion letters issued by environmental and fire prevision authorities, if in the case of manufacturing facilities. 5. Special circumstances if any, will require different and separate interpretation

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