Shanghai claimed that religious people can apply to take an exam to become Internet religious information examiners.
On March 2nd, two days after the Administrative Measures for Internet Religious Information Services came into force, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Ethnic and Religious Affairs (SMBER)issued a notice concerning carrying out the Examination of Internet Religious Information Examiners.
On Monday, the Ethnic and Religious Affairs Commission of Jiangsu Province was the first province that announced that in order to obtain the license for religious information service, the first exam for Internet religious information examiners in Jiangsu Province is initially scheduled to be held in Nanjing in mid-March.
According to the requirements of the Measures, SMBER issued a notice on matters related to the examination of Internet religious information examiners.
The exam content of the Internet religious information examiners covers but is not limited to the scope listed in this notice: laws and regulations related to religious affairs, religious knowledge, and religious policies.
Among them, laws and regulations include Regulations on Religious Affairs, Regulations on Shanghai Religious Affairs, Regulations on the Administration of Religious Activities of Foreigners in the People's Republic of China, Detailed Rules for the Implementation of Regulations on the Administration of Religious Activities of Foreigners in the People's Republic of China, Measures for the Administration of Internet Religious Information Services, Measures for the Approval and Registration of the Establishment of Religious Activities Places, Measures for Teachers Qualification, Professional Title Evaluation and Appointment in Religious Colleges and Universities (Trial), Measures for the Degree Granting of Religious Colleges and Universities, theMeasures for the Administration of Religious Groups, and Measures for the Administration of Religious Colleges and Universities.
The religious knowledge includes the socialist religious theory with Chinese characteristics and the basic knowledge of China's "five major religions".
Other related contents include the Constitution, Civil Code, National Flag Law, National Anthem Law, National Emblem Law, Anti-terrorism Law, National Security Law, Cyber Security Law, Personal Information Protection Law, Measures for the Administration of Internet Information Services, Regulations on the Governance of Network Information Content Ecosystem, and other laws and regulations.
The examination of Internet religious information examiners is in the form of a closed-book exam. The time and place of the first exam for Internet religious information examiners in Shanghai will be announced separately.
- Translated by Oliver Zuo