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Title: Local Government Act CH
Category: Ministry of the Interior(內政部)
Chapter 3. Local Self-government
Section 1. Local Self-governing bodies, Rights and Duties of Their Constituents
Article 14
Special municipalities, counties/cities, and townships/cities are local self-governing bodies, and shall carry out self-government matters in accordance with this Act as well as the matters commissioned by higher government agencies.
Article 15
R.O.C. nationals with their households registered at special municipalities, counties/cities, and townships/cities are constituents of such special municipalities, counties/cities, and townships/cities.
Article 16
The rights of the constituents of special municipalities, counties/cities, and townships/cities are as follows:
1. Right to elect and recall local public officials in accordance with law.
2. Right of initiative and referendum on issues on local self-government matters in accordance with law.
3. Right to use local public facilities.
4. Right to enjoy local education and culture, social welfare, and health and sanitation services in accordance with laws and self-government acts and regulations.
5. Right to request for public perusal of local government information in accordance with laws.
6. Other rights as bestowed by law and self-government ordinances and regulations.
Article 17
The duties of the constituents of special municipalities, counties/cities, and townships /cities are as follows:
1. Duty to abide by the local self-government ordinances and regulations.
2. Duty to pay local self-government taxes and levies.
3. Other duties as required by law and local self-government ordinances and regulations.