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Chapter Three: Plan of Disaster Prevention and Protection
Article 17
(Draw-up & Review of Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan)
The Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan shall be drawn up by the Central Disaster Prevention and Protection Commission, through the authorization of Central Disaster Prevention and Protection Council, and then been informed in written by the Executive Yuan to all central regulating authorities of disaster prevention and protection business, and municipal, county (city) governments to handle disaster prevention and protection affairs accordingly.
The Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan referred in the first paragraph herein shall be periodically reviewed, and from time to time if required.
The Executive Yuan shall submit the white paper of Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan to the Legislation Yuan once annually for review and approval.
Article 18
(Contents of Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan)
The Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan shall include:
1. Overall long-term disaster prevention and protection plan;
2. Essential items of disaster prevention and protection operation plan and regional disaster prevention and protection plan; and
3. Any other items deemed as necessary by the Central Disaster Prevention and Protection Council.
The Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan, disaster prevention and protection operation plan and the regional disaster prevention and protection plan referred in the first paragraph shall include following contents:
1. Related affairs of Disaster prevention;
2. Related affairs of Disaster emergency response and countermeasures;
3. Related affairs of recovery and reconstruction after disaster; and
4. Any other items deemed as necessary by the other administrative agencies, public enterprises, and municipal, county (city) and township (city) Councils.
Any disaster prevention and protection plan and disaster prevention and protection related regulations enacted by administrative agencies according to any other laws should not be contradictory to the Act.
Article 19
(Draw-up and Report for Approval Procedure of Disaster Prevention and Protection Operation Plan of Public Enterprises)
Public Enterprises shall draw up the disaster prevention and protection operation plan according to the Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan, and seek the authorization from the central regulating authorities of object enterprises.
The central regulating authorities of disaster prevention and protection business shall, within their jurisdiction, draw up the disaster prevention and protection operation plan according to the Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan, seek the authorization from Central Disaster Prevention and Protection Council for implementation.
Article 20
(Draw-up & Report for Approval Procedure of Regional Disaster Prevention and Protection Plan)
The executive units of municipal, or county(city) disaster prevention and protection council shall draw up regional prevention and protection plan according to the Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan, related disaster prevention and protection operation plans and potential characteristics of regional disasters, seek the authorization from respective disaster prevention and protection councils for implementation and report to the Central Disaster Prevention and Protection Council for reference.
Any regional disaster prevention and protection plan as set forth in the first paragraph herein shall never contradict to the Disaster Prevention and Protection Basic Plan and related disaster prevention and protection operation plans.
Township (City) office shall draw up regional disaster prevention and protection plan according to the disaster prevention and protection plan drawn by its superior organization and potential characteristics of regional disasters, seek the authorization from respective disaster prevention and protection councils for implementation and report to the superior disaster prevention and protection council for reference.
Any regional disaster prevention and protection plan as set forth in the preceding paragraph shall never contradict to the superior disaster prevention and protection plan.
Article 21
(Conflict solution)
Any pending conflict between disaster prevention and protection operation plans or regional disaster prevention and protection plans shall be reported to the Central Disaster Prevention commission of the Executive Yuan for settlement.