Measures for Rewarding Citizens for Reporting Conduct Endangering National Security

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Promulgation Date: 2022-6-6
Title: Measures for Rewarding Citizens for Reporting Conduct Endangering National Security
Document Number:国家安全部令第2号
Expiration date: 
Promulgating Entities:国家安全部
Source of text: http://news.jcrb.com/jsxw/2022/202206/t20220607_2410334.html

Chapter I: General Provisions

Article 1: These Measures are drafted on the basis of laws and regulations such as the PRC National Security Law, the PRC Counterespionage Law, and The Implementation Rules for the Counterespionage Law, so as to encourage citizens to report conduct endangering national security, to regulate efforts to reward the reporting of conduct endangering national security, and to mobilize all social forces in jointly preserving national security.

Article 2: These Measures apply to the implementation of rewards for citizens reporting conduct endangering national security, by national security organs within the scope of their duties.

Article 3: The rewarding of citizens for reporting conduct endangering national security shall implement the overall national security perspective, persist in having national security entirely for the people and entirely relying on the people, persist in combining professional work and the mass line, and persist in being objective, just, and in adherence with laws and regulations.

Article 4: Citizens may make reports to the national security organs through the following methods:

(1) Calling the national security organs' 12339 phone line for receiving complaints;

(2) Logging on to the national security organs' website platform for receiving reports at www.12339.gov.cn;

(3) Sending a letter to the national security organs;

(4) Going to the national security organs to report in person;

(5) Making reports to the national security organs through other state organs or the unit to which the informant belongs;

(6) Other methods for reporting.

Article 5: Citizens may make reports in their real name or anonymously. Reports made in one's real name shall provide real true identification information and valid contact methods. Where anonymous reporters seek rewards, they shall provide information by which their identity as the informant can be determined.

Real name reporting is to be advocated and encouraged.

Article 6: The national security organs as well as other organizations and individuals that know of situations in accordance with law shall strictly maintain the confidentiality of informants, and must not disclose information related to the identity's of informants in any form without the informant's consent.

Where the physical safety of informants or their families face is endangered due to reporting of conduct endangering national security, they may request protection from the national security organs. In conjunction with relevant departments, the national security organs are to employ protective measures in accordance with law. Where the national security organs find it necessary, they shall promptly and proactively employ protective measures.

Article 7: The national security organs, in conjunction with the departments for publicity, are to coordinate and guide media such as radio, television, periodicals, and the internet to publicize the channels for reporting conduct endangering national security, example cases, and advanced deeds; and are to create, publish, and broadcast relevant publicity pieces such as public interest advertisements and publicity and education programs, strengthening citizens' awareness of protecting national security and increasing citizens' activeness in reporting conduct endangering national security.

Chapter II: Requirements, Methods, and Standards for Rewards

Article 8: The following requirements shall be concurrently met to obtain rewards for reporting:

(1) Have a clear subject of the report, or have specific leads on or circumstances of conduct endangering national security;

(2) The reported matter was not previously known by the national security organs, or even though it was known by the national security organs, the informant provided further specific deals;

(3) The content of the report is found to be true through investigation by the national security organs, and played a role or made a contribution in preventing or correcting the conduct endangering national security.

Article 9: In any of the following situations, rewards are not to be given or are not to given again:

(1) Reports by staff of national security organs or others with legal duties are not to be given rewards;

(2) Where it is impossible to verify the informants' identities or to contact the informant, no reward is to be given;

(3) Where the facts of violations as ultimately verified are not the same as the matter reported, no reward is to be given;

(4) Duplicate rewards are not to be given for multiple reports by the same informant on the same matter; and where the same informant makes 2 or more reports that include related content, duplicate rewards are not to be given for the overlapping content.

(五)经由举报线索调查发现新的危害国家安全行为或者违法主体的,不予重复奖励;

(六)其他不符合法律法规规章规定的奖励情形。

Article 10: 两人及两人以上举报的,按照下列规则进行奖励认定:

(一)同一事项由两个及两个以上举报人分别举报的,奖励最先举报人,举报次序以国家安全机关受理举报的登记时间为准,最先举报人以外的其他举报人可以酌情给予奖励;

(二)两人及两人以上联名举报同一线索或者情况的,按同一举报奖励。

Article 11: 国家安全机关根据违法线索查证结果、违法行为危害程度、举报发挥作用情况等,综合评估确定奖励等级,给予精神奖励或者物质奖励。

给予精神奖励的,颁发奖励证书;给予物质奖励的,发放奖金。

征得举报人及其所在单位同意后,可以由举报人所在单位对举报人实施奖励。

Article 12: 以发放奖金方式进行奖励的,具体标准如下:

(一)对防范、制止和惩治危害国家安全行为发挥一定作用、作出一定贡献的,给予人民币1万元以下奖励;

(二)对防范、制止和惩治危害国家安全行为发挥重要作用、作出重要贡献的,给予人民币1万元至3万元奖励;

(三)对防范、制止和惩治严重危害国家安全行为发挥重大作用、作出重大贡献的,给予人民币3万元至10万元奖励;

(四)对防范、制止和惩治严重危害国家安全行为发挥特别重大作用、作出特别重大贡献的,给予人民币10万元以上奖励。

Chapter III: Reward Procedures

Article 13: 对于符合本办法规定的奖励条件的举报,应当在举报查证属实、依法对危害国家安全行为作出处理后30个工作日内,由设区的市级以上国家安全机关启动奖励程序。

Article 14: 国家安全机关应当根据本办法第十一条、第十二条,认定奖励等级,作出奖励决定。

Article 15: 国家安全机关应当在作出奖励决定之日起10个工作日内,以适当方式将奖励决定告知举报人。

举报人放弃奖励的,终止奖励程序。

Article 16: 举报人应当在被告知奖励决定之日起6个月内,由本人或者委托他人领取奖励。

因特殊情况无法按期领取奖励的,可以延长奖励领取期限,最长不超过3年。 举报人无正当理由逾期未领取奖励的,视为主动放弃。

Article 17: 征得举报人同意后,国家安全机关可以单独或者会同有关单位,在做好安全保密工作的前提下举行奖励仪式。

Article 18: 公民举报危害国家安全行为奖励经费按规定纳入国家安全机关部门预算。

Article 19: 国家安全机关应当加强对举报奖金的发放管理。 举报奖金的发放,应当依法接受监督。

Chapter IV: Legal Responsibility

Article 20: 国家安全机关工作人员有下列情形之一的,对负有责任的领导人员和直接责任人员依规依纪依法予以处理;构成犯罪的,依法追究刑事责任:

(一)伪造或者教唆、伙同他人伪造举报材料,冒领举报奖金的;

(二)泄露举报或者举报人信息的;

(三)利用在职务活动中知悉的危害国家安全行为有关线索或者情况,通过他人以举报的方式获取奖励的;

(四)未认真核实举报情况,导致不符合奖励条件的举报人获得奖励的;

(五)对符合举报奖励条件的举报人,无正当理由未按规定要求或者期限给予奖励的;

(六)其他依规依纪依法应当追究责任的情形。

Article 21: 举报人有下列情形之一的,依法予以处理;构成犯罪的,依法追究刑事责任:

(一)借举报之名故意捏造事实诬告、陷害他人的;

(二)弄虚作假骗取奖金的;

(三)恶意举报或者以举报为名制造事端,干扰国家安全机关工作的;

(四)泄露举报中知悉的国家秘密或者工作秘密,造成不良后果或者影响的。

举报人有前款规定情形之一,已经启动奖励程序的,应当终止奖励程序;已经作出奖励决定的,应当予以撤销;已经实施奖励的,应当予以追回。

Article 22: 举报人所在单位有下列情形之一的,依法予以处理:

(一)举报人向所在单位报告危害国家安全行为线索或者情况后,单位不及时向国家安全机关报告或者漏报、瞒报,造成不良后果或者影响的;

(二)举报人向国家安全机关报告危害国家安全行为线索或者情况后,单位对举报人实施打击、报复的。

Chapter V: Supplemental Provisions

Article 23: The relevant provisions of these Measures are to be applied in the implementation of rewards for reports by overseas persons.

Article 24: These Measures take effect beginning on the date of their promulgation.

 

 

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