This Standard is enacted according to paragraph 2 of Article 22 of the Freedom of Government Information Law (hereinafter referred to as “the Law”).
The fee for browsing, transcribing, or photographing government information is NT$20 for every two hours. Time spent less than two hours is counted as two hours.
The fee for duplicating or copying government information shall be charged in accordance with the Fee-charging Standard Table for Duplicating or Copying Government Information as set forth in the attachment. The items undefined in the above Fee-charging Standard Table shall be charged in accordance with the actual costs of duplication or copying.
If the applicant requests that the duplicated or copied government information be sent by mail, the applicant shall be charged for the actual mailing expenses.
The applicant that requests the government information for academic research or public interest purposes shall file the request with the relevant documentary proof attached. After the request is approved, except for mailing costs which are still charged based on actual expenses, all charges shall be reduced by half.
The requested government information that falls within the scope of business or educational promotions as defined in paragraph 1, Article 12 of the Charges and Fees Act may be provided free of charge.
The collection of fees as listed in this Standard shall comply with the budgetary procedures.
Ocean Affairs Council and its subordinate agencies (Affiliated institutions) with business of special nature may set forth their charging standards separately for providing government information pursuant to Paragraph 2, Article 22 of the Law.
This Standard shall be effective immediately upon the date of promulgation.