Chapter Six - Commencement and Closure of Trials; Court Order
Unless otherwise prescribed by law, trials of the Intellectual Property and Commercial Court shall be held within the court.
The rules governing court seats and auditing matters of the Intellectual Property and Commercial Court shall be prescribed by the Judicial Yuan.
If necessary, the Intellectual Property and Commercial Court may hold a temporary trial at a designated location of its jurisdiction.
The rules governing the temporary trial in the preceding paragraph shall be prescribed by the Judicial Yuan.
The Presiding Judge has the authority to direct the commencement, closure, and proceeding of a trial.
The Presiding Judge has the authority to maintain court order in a trial.
The Presiding Judge may bar a person who is disrupting court order or engaging in other inappropriate behavior from entering the courtroom or order such person to leave the courtroom. If necessary, the Presiding Judge may arrange to have the person detained until the court session is adjourned.
An order given pursuant to the preceding paragraph maynot be appealed.
The provision in the preceding two paragraphs shall applymutatis mutandis where the Presiding Judge is performing duties outside of court.
In the event an agent ad litem or a defense attorney acts or speaks inappropriately during the course of a trial, the Presiding Judge may give warnings or restrain him from representation on the trial day.
When giving an order pursuant to the preceding two articles, the Presiding Judge shall provide grounds in the record.
Rules governing the Presiding Judge in this Chapter shall applymutatis mutandis to the Commissioned Judge or Assigned Judge.
Anyone who violates an order given by the Presiding Judge, Commissioned Judge or Assigned Judge intending to maintain court order, thereby obstructing the court proceeding and who continues to refuse to comply upon warning, shall be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months, detention, or a fine not exceeding thirty thousand New Taiwan dollars.
Those who hold court audio recordings and video recordings may not distribute, broadcast, or use the recordings and video recordings obtained for other improper purposes.
Violators of the provisions of the preceding paragraph shall be fined from thirty thousand to three hundred thousand New Taiwan dollars by the local court of the location of domicile or residence or the place of business or office of the perpetrator. However, other special laws shall apply if any such exist.
The procedures for punishment and relief in the preceding paragraph shall be governed mutatis mutandis by the relevant laws and regulations.