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Chapter Seven: Penal Provisions
Article 53
Punishment for anyone taking advantage of disasters to commit theft, fraud, offenses of kidnapping for ransom, plunder and robbery shall be increased up to one and a half in accordance with Criminal Law.
Informants who report untrue information about disasters despite the fact that they perfectly know the information is untrue as specified in Paragraph 1 of Article 29 shall be fined from NT$300,000 to NT$500,000.
Anyone who spreads rumors or untrue information about disasters and thus causes damage to the public or other people shall be subject to imprisonment for not more than three years, detention or a fine not more than NT$1,000,000.
If the commission of an offense specified in the preceding paragraph results in the death of others, the offender shall be sentenced to life imprisonment or imprisonment for not less than seven years; if it results in serious physical injury, the offender shall be sentenced to imprisonment for not less than three years but not more than ten years.
Article 54
(Penalty on Violation of Requisition, Priority Use or Custody)
Any of the following offenses shall be subject to a penal sum not less than NT$100,000 and not greater than NT$500,000:
1. Violate Paragraph 5 of Article 30. That is, evade, hinder or reject agencies’ request of making any requisition, purchase or priority use as prescribed in Subparagraph 4, 5 or 8 of Paragraph 1 of the same article.
2. Violate Paragraph 3 of Article 31. That is, evade, hinder or reject the requisition, purchase or custody request made by government at all tiers in accordance with Paragraph 1 of the same article.
Article 55
(Penalty on Violation of Delimitation, Mandatory Demolishment & Abuse of Alarm Signals)
Any of the following offenses shall be subject to a penal sum not less than NT$50,000 and not greater than NT$250,000:
1. Violate enforcement measures or appropriate handling as described in Paragraph 2 of Article 24.
2. Accessing the precaution zone delimited by an agency as described in Subparagraph 2 of Paragraph 1 of Article 30 without a temporary pass or refusing to follow the order to leave the said precaution zone.
3. Violate Subparagraph 3 of Paragraph 1 of Article 30. That is, access the road, water area or an air altitude designated by the agency according to provisions of the same subparagraph.
4. Violate Paragraph 5 of Article 30. That is, evade, hinder or reject the demolishment or removal conducted by the agency in accordance with Subparagraph 7 of Paragraph 1 of the same article.
5. Violate Paragraph 2 of Article 36. That is, use alarm signals needed during the emergency response without a permission.
Paragraph 1 of Article 39(delete)
Article 56
(Penalty on Violation of Emergency Response Measures and Inspection)
Any of the following offenses shall be subject to a penal sum not less than NT$30,000 and not greater than NT$150,000:
1. Violate Paragraph 3 of Article 31. Avoidance, interference or refusal with the inspection conducted by governments at all levels as prescribed in Para. 2 of the same articles.
2. A major damage caused by public enterprises’ Violation Paragraph 3 of Article 22, Paragraph 3 of Art. 23, Paragraph 3 of Article 27, Paragraph 3 of Article 37. That is, failing to implement disaster reduction, preparedness or response or post-disaster restoration or reconstruction works according to Plans of Disaster Prevention and Protection.
3. A major damage caused by public enterprises’ Violation of Paragraph 3 of Article 29. That is, failing to collect and communicate related information on the disaster situation and promptly making necessary disposal.
4. A major damage caused by public enterprises’ Violation of Subparagraph 6 of Paragraph 1 of Article 30. That is, failing to exercise command, supervision and coordination.
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