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Chi drafts law on tiol anthem misuse

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Beijing, Aug 28: Chi is drafting a law on the misuse of its tiol anthem with violators set to face crimil prosecution or up to 15 days detention. The draft legislation was given a second reading at the bimonthly session of the tiol People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee which went into session on Monday.

Lawmakers have made the anthem off-limits at funerals and other “improper” private occasions, in commercial advertisements or as background music at public places, reports Xinhua news agency. The anthem will only be allowed at formal political gatherings, constitutiol oath ceremonies, flag raising ceremonies, major celebrations, award ceremonies, commemorations, tiol memorial day events, important diplomatic occasions and major sports events.

The law also states that it should be included in textbooks for students at primary and secondary schools. (IANS)

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