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Title: Domestic Violence Prevention Act CH
Category: Ministry of Health and Welfare(衛生福利部)
Chapter 6 Penalties
Article 61
The breach of any of the following court rulings rendered in accordance with the first paragraph of Article 14 or the third paragraph of Article 16 is a violation of protection order referred to in this Act and shall be penalized by a term of imprisonment of no more than three years, short-term imprisonment and/or a fine of not more than NT$100,000:
1. Prohibition against domestic violence.
2. Prohibition against harassment, contact, stalking, communication, correspondence or other unnecessary contact.
3. Relocation from a place of domicile or residence.
4. Keeping a distance from a place of domicile or residence, workplace, school or other specific location.
5. Completion of an offender treatment program.
Article 61-1
Any radio or TV corporation that breaches Article 50-1 shall be subject to a fine of no less than NT$30,000 and no more than NT$150,000 imposed by the competent authority in charge of its activities and an order for correction before a deadline. If the correction is not made before the deadline, the penalties may be repeated.
Any responsible person for any promotional material, publication, Internet or other media other than mentioned in the previous paragraph that breaches Article 50-1 shall be subject to a fine of no less than NT$30,000 and no more than NT$150,000 imposed by the competent authority in charge of its activities and may also be subject to forfeiture of the objects under Article 50-1, order for removal, recall or other necessary methods of dispossession of the contents before a deadline. In case of failure to perform the aforementioned before the deadline, the penalties may be repeated until it is performed, except if the victim is deceased and the competent authority in charge of the relevant activities determines that reporting is required in consideration of social public interest.
If the promotional materials, publication, Internet or other media do not have a responsible person or if the responsible person does not supervise the conduct of the offender, the penalties under the second paragraph shall be imposed on the offender.
Article 62
Any breach of the first paragraph of Article 50 shall be subject to a fine of no less than NT$6,000 and no more than NT$30,000 by the municipal or county (city) competent authority, except for a breach by medical personnel in order to avoid imminent physical harm to the victim.
Any breach of Article 52 shall be subject to a fine of no less than NT$6,000 and no more than NT$30,000 by the municipal or county (city) competent authority.
Article 63
Any breach of Subparagraph 3, Article 51 that is not remedied despite a request shall be subject to a fine of not less than NT$3,000 and not more than NT$15,000 by the municipal or county (city) competent authority.
Article 63-1
If the victim is over the age of 16 and has been subjected to an illegal physical or mental infringement by a current or former partner in an intimate relationship who does not live with the victim, Articles 9 to 13, Subparagraphs 1, 2, 4 and 9 to 13 of the first paragraph, the third and the forth paragraphs of Article 14, Articles 15 to 20, Subparagraphs 1 and 3 to 5 of the first paragraph and the second paragraph of Article 21, Articles 27, 28, 48, 50-1, 52, 54, 55 and 61 apply mutatis mutandis.
An intimate relationship referred to under the previous paragraph means a relationship of social interaction based on feelings or sexual intimacy.
This article shall be implemented one year after publication.
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