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Chapter I General Provisions
Article 1
The Standards are set up in accordance with the stipulations of Paragraph 2 to Article 46 and Paragraph 7 to Article 52 of the Employment Service Act (hereinafter referred to as the Act).
Article 2
To be employed for the job specified in Items 8 to 11, Paragraph 1 to Article 46 of the Act, the qualifications of the said foreigners have to be complied with the Standards stipulated herein.
Article 3
For foreigners hired to perform the jobs referred to in Items 8 and 9, Paragraph 1 to Article 46 of the Act, their job descriptions shall be in the following categories:
1.Ocean fishing work: crews on boat, cage culture staff and other labor workers excluding the captain, second mate, chief engineer, engineer and engineering members, telecommunication staff and power boat driver and aides,
2.Housemaid jobs: performing house cleaning, food cooking, taking care of daily lives of members of households, or other related household service tasks..
3.Institutional nursing jobs: taking care of daily lives for accepted disabled persons or patients in the institutions or hospitals stipulated by Article 20 of the Standards.
4.Family nursing job: taking care of daily lives for disabled persons or patients in households.
5.Outreach nursing jobs: Assigned by employers to the families at the location prescribed by the outreach nursing contract to take care of daily lives of physically and mentally disable persons or patients.
Article 4
The jobs designated by the Central Competent Authority in accordance with Item 10, Paragraph 1 to Article 46 of the Act, their job descriptions shall be in the following categories:
1. Manufacturing jobs: directly engaged in the production of manufactured goods and other related physical tasks.
2. Outreach manufacturing job: Job requiring the employee to be assigned by the employer to the location where the outreach manufacturing service contract is deemed to be performed and is directly engaged in the production of manufactured goods and other related physical tasks.
3. Construction jobs: directly engaged in the construction work at construction sites or other related places, or other related physical tasks.
4. Slaughter work: Slaughter and related physical work.
5. Outreach agricultural job: Job requiring the employee to be assigned by the employer to the location place where the outreach agricultural service contract is deem to be performed and is directly with regard to jobs engaged in agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, fish farming or related physical tasks.
6. Agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, or fish farming job: Job directly engaged in agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, fish farming, or related physical tasks in agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, or fish farms.
7. Other jobs designated by the Central Competent authority.
Article 5
The jobs designated by the Central Competent Authority in accordance with Item 10, Paragraph 1 to Article 46 of the Act, their job descriptions shall be in the following categories:
1. Bi-lingual translation jobs: performing translation tasks for foreigners hired to perform the jobs referred to in the Standards.
2. Cooks and their related jobs: performing food cooking tasks for foreigners hired to perform the jobs referred to in the Standards.
3. Other jobs approved by the Central Competent Authority and designated as special projects.
Article 6
Foreigners in the following situations may not be hired to perform the jobs stipulated in the Standards:
1. Have been in violation of the stipulation of Article 43 of the Act.
2. Have been in violation of Items 1 to 3 of Article 73 of the Act, being absent for three consecutive days and have lost contact, and one of the instances stipulated in Items 5 to 7 of the same Article.
3. Have refused to take health examinations or provided false body samples.
4. Fail to pass the health examinations.
5. Have been hired in Republic of China to perform the jobs referred to in Articles 3 and 4 of the Standards and the accumulated employment duration exceeds the period prescribed in Paragraphs 4 or 6, Article 52 of the Standards. However, this limitation shall not apply to those foreigners who are hired to perform the jobs referred to in the preceding article of the Standards.
6. Job specialties do not match the jobs originally applied for.
7. Do not possess documents proving good behavior.
8. Their age is under sixteen.
9. Foreigners have been hired to perform the jobs stipulated in the Standards but have been out of contact for three consecutive days in the following period:
(1) When foreigners have not obtained an employment permit for less than three days after entering the country;
(2) When the period remaining on the employment permit is less than three days; or
(3) When foreigners are under settlement or transfer of employers by the local competent authority or have not left the country according to the law.
10. Have been in violation of other employment qualifications stipulated by the Central Competent Authority.
Article 7
Foreigners hired to perform the housemaid tasks referred to in item 2 of Article 3 of the Standards, or the nursing tasks referred to in items 3 to 5 of Article 4 of the Standards shall be over the age of twenty and shall have one of the following qualifications:
1. Before entering into the Republic of China, they shall be trained and qualified in the foreign health examination hospitals approved by the Central Competent Health and Welfare Authority of the Republic of China, or designated by their own domestic labor administrations.
2. Have been working in the Republic of China and performing the same tasks for over six months.