2017 年 9 月 30 日

To accommodate amendments to tourist laws and regulations, the Ministry of Transportation supplemented and amended the Penal Standards for the Statute for the Development of Tourism (Taiwan)

2017.7.13 Oli Wong The Ministry of Transportation amended and promulgated the Penal Standards for the Statute for the Development of Tourism (hereinafter, the “Standards”) via the MOTC-JIAO-Lu-(1)-10682004255 Directive of July 13, 2017. Therefore, relevant tourist laws and regulations were amended […]
2017 年 8 月 8 日

Long-term, continuous and repetitive illegal advertising acts should be assessed as one act in general. Its continuity is disrupted upon sanction by an administrative agency when another act begins.(Taiwan)

2016.11.25 Oli Wong The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 105-Pan-623 Decision of November 25, 2016 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that long-term, continuous and repetitive illegal advertising acts should be assessed as one act in general. Its continuity is disrupted upon […]
2017 年 8 月 8 日

The National Communications and Commission prescribed the Rules for Evaluating Cable Radio and Television Business Plans on November 4, 2016(Taiwan)

2016.11.04 Oli Wong The National Communications and Commission (hereinafter, the “NCC”) promulgated the Rules for Evaluating Cable Radio and Television Business Plans via the Tong-Chuan-Ping-Tai-10541037550 Directive of November 4, 2016 (hereinafter, the “Rules”), which came into effect on the day […]
2017 年 8 月 8 日

If a radio and television operator broadcasts contents that violate relevant laws and regulations, even such laws and regulations are silent about specific obligations and penalties for radio and television operators, the competent authorities of the laws may still sanction illegal acts separately. If the competent authorities for the laws and regulations do not impose any penalty, the National Communications Commission may still sanction pursuant to the three laws for the radio and television, provided that an act should not be penalized twice(Taiwan)

Oli Wong The Ministry of Justice issued the Fa-Lu-10503510580 Circular of July 22, 2016 (hereinafter, the “Circular”) to communicate its consultation opinion concerning the issue of applying laws and regulation raised by the National Communications Commission regarding the requirement that […]
2017 年 8 月 8 日

An offshore satellite broadcast and television enterprise shall be reviewed and granted with a license before it may operate(Taiwan)

Lenore Chen The National Communications Commission promulgated the Rules for Reviewing Establishment Application of Satellite Broadcast and Television Enterprises and Offshore Satellite Broadcast and Television Enterprises (hereinafter, the “Rules”), which consist of a total of 19 articles, via the Tong-Chuan-Nei-Rong-10548015871 […]
2017 年 8 月 8 日

Any joint owner of a historical building may independently apply to the competent authority for historical building designation and registration in the capacity of the building’s owner with no need to obtain the consent of all of the owners(Taiwan)

Teresa Huang The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 105-Pan-102 Decision of March 4, 2016 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that any joint owner of a historical building may independently apply to the competent authority for historical building designation and registration in […]
2017 年 8 月 8 日

Specific Restrictions on Foreign Investment under the New Version of the Administrative Provisions on Online Publishing Services(Mainland China)

Li-kang Weng The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (hereinafter, the “SAPPRFT”) and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology jointly promulgated the Administrative Provisions on Online Publishing Services (hereinafter, the “Provisions”). The Provisions went into effect […]
2017 年 8 月 8 日

The Statute for Developing Tourism was amended to enhance the control of illegal and unlicensed hotels and the administration of tourist areas(Taiwan)

2017.01.11 Oli Wong The President promulgated Articles 2, 19, 34, 38, 49 and 51 of the Statute for Developing Tourism (hereinafter, the “Statute”) as amended and added Article 37-1, Article 55-1 and Article 55-2 via the Hua-Zhong-One-Yi-10600002021 Directive of January […]