Saturday, January 31, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Central Election Commission II

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The Central Election Commission is responsible for the election and recall of public office holders at the central government level, as well as members of the Provincial Assembly and the councils of the special municipalities of Taipei and Kaohsiung. The commission also supervises the election and recall of public office holders at and under the county and provincial municipality levels. The commission is divided into the First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Legal Affairs Divisions. The CEC also maintains an Information Office.

Friday, January 30, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Research, Development and Evaluation Commission II

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Research, Development and Evaluation Commission Laws and Regulations




The Research, Development and Evaluation Commission plans and promotes national research and development related to administrative affairs. In addition to managing administrative data and government publications and documents, the commission also controls the implementation of major administrative programs and evaluates the performance of various government agencies. It consists of the Departments of Research and Development, Overall Planning, Control and Evaluation, Information Systems Management, and Documentation and Publication.


Subordinate Departments:

National Archives Administration
檔案管理局
Dàngàn guǎnlǐ jú

Thursday, January 29, 2009

The Executive Yuan - National Science Council II

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National Science Council Laws and Regulations
National Science Council Laws and Regulations (Ministry of Education Website)





The National Science Council has the following divisions: Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Life Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science Education, International Programs, and Planning and Evaluation; and the General Administration Department. It also oversees the Science-based Industrial Park Administration, the Precision Instrument Development Center, and the Science and Technology Information Center. Also under the council are specialized national laboratories, including the Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, the National Nano Device Laboratories, the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering, the National Center for High-performance Computing, and the National Space Program Office.


Subordinate departments:

Science Park Administration
科學工業園區管理局
Kēxué gōngyèyuánqū guǎnlǐ jú

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Environmental Protection Administration II

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Environmental Protection Administration Laws and Regulations

The Environmental Protection Administration includes the Bureaus of Comprehensive Planning, Air Quality Protection and Noise Control, Water Quality Protection, Solid Waste Control, Environmental Sanitation and Toxic Chemicals Control, Performance Evaluation and Dispute Settlement, and Environmental Monitoring and Data Processing; the National Institute of Environmental Analysis; and the National Institute of Environmental Training.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Department of Health II

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Department of Health Laws and Regulations
Department of Health Laws and Regulations (Ministry of Education Website)





The Department of Health oversees public health through the Bureaus of Medical Affairs, Pharmaceutical Affairs, Food Sanitation, Communicable Disease Control, Health Promotion and Protection, Health Planning, and Narcotics; the National Laboratories of Foods and Drugs; the National Quarantine Service; the National Institute of Preventive Medicine; and the National Health Insurance Bureau.


Departments under the control of the Department of Health:

National Bureau of Controlled Drugs
管制藥品管理局

Bureau of National Health Insurance
中央健康保險局

Committee on Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy
中醫委員會

Bureau of Health Promotion
國民健康局

Bureau of Food and Drug Analysis
藥物食品檢驗局

Monday, January 26, 2009

Wrap-up of week 4 from www.taiwanlawresources.com

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Monday - Taiwan Removed from IP Watch List
Tuesday - Chen Shui-bian update
Wednesday - Taiwan IP Court Case Lookup
Thursday - Partial Amendment to the Banking Act
Friday - Suspicious Transaction Reports
Saturday - Judges and Prosecutors Training Institute

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Wrap-up for week 4 of January

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Monday - Wrap-up of week 3 from www.taiwanlawresources.com

Tuesday - The Executive Yuan - Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission II
Wednesday - The Executive Yuan - Central Bank of China II
Thursday - The Executive Yuan - Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics II
Friday - The Executive Yuan - Central Personnel Administration II
Saturday The Executive Yuan - Government Information Office II

Saturday, January 24, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Government Information Office II

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Government Information Office Laws and Regulations




The Government Information Office explains national policy, disseminates information about laws and regulations, assists and oversees the development of the publishing, television, radio and film industries, and distributes news and information both at home and abroad. There are eight departments: Domestic Information Services, International Information Services, Publication Affairs, Motion Picture Affairs, Radio and Television Affairs, Compilation and Translation, Audio-Visual Services, and Planning and Evaluation; as well as a Division of Information and Protocol. The GIO also maintains information offices overseas.

Friday, January 23, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Central Personnel Administration II

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Central Personnel Administration Laws and Regulations

The Central Personnel Administration is in charge of researching and making recommendations on personnel policy and regulations for all Executive Yuan organizations. It is organized into the Divisions of Planning, Manpower, Appraisal and Training, and Compensation; the Computer Center; the Housing and Welfare Commission; and the Manpower Development Center for Civil Servants.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics II

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Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics Laws and Regulations

The Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics is the nation's highest budgetary, accounting, and statistics office. It has four bureaus and an Electronic Data Processing Center.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Central Bank of China II

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Central Bank of China Laws and Regulations
Central Bank of China Laws and Regulations (Ministry of Justice Website)


The Central Bank of China is charged with issue of currency, maintaining national monetary stability both domestically and against foreign currency, and overseeing bank operations. The Central Bank conducts its work through the Departments of Banking, Issue, Foreign Exchange, Treasury, Banking Examination, and Economic Research. The actual manufacture of currency is handled by the China Engraving and Printing Works and the Central Mint of China.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission II

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The Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission administers affairs relating to Chinese nationals residing abroad and provides business development assistance. The commission provides its services through four departments: the Overseas Chinese Students Center; and the Overseas Chinese Passport and Visa Office. It also has a correspondence school and stations personnel at ROC embassies and representative offices overseas.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Wrap-up of week 3 from www.taiwanlawresources.com

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Monday - Justices of the Constitutional Court II

Tuesday - Casinos

Wednesday - Judicial and Legislative Yuan Organization Act Changes

Thursday - Judicial Yuan Interpretations Books

Friday - Online Bookstores

Saturday - Anti-human Trafficking Bill

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Wrap-up for week 3 of January

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Monday - Wrap-up of week 2 from www.taiwanlawresources.com
Tuesday - The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Finance II
Wednesday - The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Education II
Thursday - The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Justice II
Friday - The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Economic Affairs II
Saturday - The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Transportation and Communications II

Saturday, January 17, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Transportation and Communications II

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The Ministry of Transportation and Communications is divided into the Departments of Railways and Highways, Posts and Telecommunications, and Navigation and Aviation; the Civil Aeronautics Administration; the Tourism Bureau; the Central Weather Bureau; the Taiwan Area National Freeway Bureau; the Engineering Office of Taipei Railway Underground Project; the Taiwan Area National Expressway Engineering Bureau; the Engineering Office of Highspeed Rail; and the Institute of Transportation. This ministry also manages public enterprises such as the Directorate General of Telecommunications and the Directorate General of Posts.


Subordinate divisions:

信總局  
Diànxìn zǒngjú

Taiwan Post Co., Ltd.
郵政總局
Yóuzhèng zǒngjú

Central Weather Bureau
中央氣象局
Zhōngyāng qìxiàng jú

Civil Aeronautics Administration
民用航空局
Mínyòng hángkōng jú

Friday, January 16, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Economic Affairs II

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The Ministry of Economic Affairs is organized into the Mines Department, Commerce Department, and International Cooperation Department; the Industrial Development and Investment Center; the Bureau of Commodity Inspection and Quarantine; the Water Resources Bureau; the Industrial Development Bureau; the Board of Foreign Trade; the National Bureau of Standards; the Export Processing Zone Administration; and the Small and Medium Enterprise Administration. State-run enterprises such as the Chinese Petroleum Corporation, the China Steel Corporation, and the Taiwan Power Company are also under the ministry. The MOEA maintains economic offices abroad.


Subordinate Departments:

Department of Investment Services
投資業務處
Tóuzī yèwù chù
 
Bureau of Foreign Trade
國際貿易局
Guójìmàoyì jú

Central Geological Survey
中央地質調查所
Zhōngyāng dìzhì diàochá suǒ

Export Processing Zone Administration
加工出口區管理處
Jiāgōng chūkǒu qū guǎnlǐ chù

State Owned Enterprise Division
國營事業委員會
Guóyíng shìyè wěiyuánhuì

International Trade Commission
貿易調查委員會
Màoyì diàochá wěiyuánhuì

Water Resources Agency
水利署
Shuǐlì shǔ

Industrial Development Bureau
工業局
Gōngyè jú

Intellectual Property Office
智慧財產局
Zhìhuì cáichǎn jú

Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection
標準檢驗局
Biāozhǔn jiǎnyàn jú

Bureau of Energy
能源局
Néngyuán jú

Thursday, January 15, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Justice II

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The Ministry of Justice handles state prosecution, manages prisons and rehabilitation programs and conducts the legal affairs of the Executive Yuan. It consists of the Departments of Legal Affairs, Prosecutorial Affairs, Corrections, and Rehabilitation and Social Protection; the Investigation Bureau; the Judges and Prosecutors Training Institute; prisons; custody centers; juvenile detention centers; juvenile reformatory houses; and vocational training institutions.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Education II

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Ministry of Education Laws and Regulations (Ministry of Justice Website)


The Ministry of Education comprises the Departments of Higher Education, Technical and Vocational Education, Secondary Education, Elementary Education, Social Education, and Physical Education; the Bureau of International Cultural and Educational Relations; the Office of Student Military Training; the National Central Library; the National Institute for Compilation and Translation; the National Museum of History; the National Institute of Education Resources and Research; the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall; the National Chiang Kai-shek Cultural Center; the National Museum of Natural Science; the National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine; and national universities and colleges. This ministry also maintains educational exchange offices abroad.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Finance II

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Ministry of Finance Laws and Regulations (Ministry of Justice Website)


The Ministry of Finance consists of the Departments of Customs Administration, Insurance, National Treasury, and Taxation; the National Property Bureau; the national tax administrations of various districts; the Data Processing Center; the Directorate General of Customs; the Bureau of Monetary Affairs; the Securities and Exchange Commission; the Farmers Bank of China; and the Chiao Tung Bank.


Taxation Agency
賦稅署  
Fùshuì shǔ

Taipei Disbursement Office
台北區支付處  
Táiběi qū zhīfù chù

National Treasury Agency
國庫署  
Guókù shǔ

National Property Administration
國有財產局  
Guóyǒu cáichǎn jú

Directorate General of Customs
關稅總局  
Guānshuì zǒngjú
National Tax Administration of Northern Taiwan Province
臺灣省北區國稅局
Táiwān shěng Běiqū guó shuì jú

National Tax Administration of Central Taiwan Province
臺灣省中區國稅局
Táiwān shěng Zhōngqū guó shuì jú

National Tax Administration of Southern Taiwan Province
臺灣省南區國稅局
Táiwān shěng Nánqū guó shuì jú

Taipei National Tax Administration
台北市國稅局
Táiběi shì guó shuì jú
 
Kaohsiung National Tax Administration
高雄市國稅局
Gāoxióng shì guó shuì jú

Monday, January 12, 2009

Wrap-up of week 2 from www.taiwanlawresources.com

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Monday - Taiwan's WTO Accession Documents

Tuesday - Tariff Database Search

Wednesday - Civil and Commercial Law Center Forum

Thursday - Former President Chen Shui-bian Q&A Part II

Friday - Taiwan Colonial Court Records Archives (Japanese Colonial Era)

Saturday - Taiwan Bar Exam

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Wrap-up for week 2 of January

Here it is.....



Monday - Wrap-up of week 1 from www.taiwanlawresources.com
Tuesday - Chung-hua Institute for Economic Research II
Wednesday - Taiwan Investment II
Thursday - The Executive Yuan II
Friday - The Executive Yuan - Ministry of the Interior II
Saturday - The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Foreign Affairs II

Saturday, January 10, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Ministry of Foreign Affairs II

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is made up of the Departments of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, West Asian Affairs, African Affairs, European Affairs, North American Affairs, Central and South American Affairs, Treaty and Legal Affairs, International Organizations, Information and Cultural Affairs, Protocol, and Economic and Trade Affairs; the Office of Records and Data Processing; the Office of Telecommunication Services; the Bureau of Consular Affairs; and the Foreign Service Institute. The ministry supervises the operations of embassies, consulates, and representative offices abroad.


Bureau of Consular Affairs
外交部領事專務局
Wàijiāobù Lǐngshì Zhuān wù jú

Friday, January 9, 2009

The Executive Yuan - Ministry of the Interior II

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The Ministry of the Interior handles domestic administrative affairs. Under the ministry are the National Police Administration, Construction and Planning Administration, and National Fire Administration, in addition to the Departments of Civil Affairs, Population Administration, Conscription, Social Affairs, and Land Administration.




Department of Land Administration
地政司
Dìzhèng sī
National Fire Agency
消防署
Xiāofáng shǔ

Construction and Planning Agency
營建署
Yíngjiàn shǔ
National Police Agency
警政署
Jǐngzhèng shǔ

Children's Bureau
兒童局
értóng jú
Kending Natinal Park
墾丁國家公園管理處
Kěndīng Guójiā Gōngyuán Guǎnlǐchù

Central Police University
中央警察大學
Zhōngyāng Jǐngchá Dàxué

National Land Surveying and Mapping Center
土地測量局
Tǔdì Cèliàng jú

Thursday, January 8, 2009

The Executive Yuan II

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Relevant laws for the Executive Yuan (Chinese) 1)組織目 2)院 (處) 務目 3)通用目 4)地方自治目 5)憲法目


The Constitution of the Republic of China and its Additional Articles stipulate that the Executive Yuan is the highest administrative organ of the State. The Executive Yuan has a president (often referred to as the premier), a vice president (vice premier), a number of ministers, heads of commissions, and ministers without portfolio. The president of the Executive Yuan is appointed by the president of the republic. The vice president of the Executive Yuan, ministers and heads of commissions, and ministers without portfolio are appointed by the president of the republic upon the recommendation of the president of the Executive Yuan. More...

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Taiwan Investment II

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Repeat from previous post


All foreign investment must get approval to invest in Taiwan. Approval is through the Investment Commission(IC), Ministry of Economic Affairs(MOEA).


The application form can be found
here.
A clear illustration of the procedure can be found
here.
A summary of setting up a business can be found
here.

A great website on Investing in Taiwan is maintained by the
Department of Investment Services(DOIS), MOEA.

Relevant Laws and Regulations: