Chapter II Oceanic Fishing Jobs
For foreigners hired to perform the oceanic fishing tasks referred to in Item 1, Article 3 of the Standards, their employers shall have one of the following qualifications:
1. The fishery operator who has fishing boats of more than twenty gross tonnage and has fishery licenses issued by the competent authorities.
2. The fishery operator who has motor boats of less than twenty gross tonnage and has fishery licenses issued by the competent authorities.
3. Demarcated fishing right holders of cage aquaculture industry who have a license issued by the competent authorities, or exclusive fishing right holders with a certificate of fishery access for cage aquaculture.
The total number of foreign workers hired to perform marine fishing or netting work as referred to in items 1 to 2 of the preceding Article shall include the following and shall be controlled below the number of sailors allowed pursuant to the fishery licenses of that boat:
1. The number of initial recruitment of foreign workers;
2. The minimum number of sailors allowed for ocean going or the total number of sailors allowed on the said motor boat; and
3. The number of foreign workers allowed for recruitment, number of foreign workers granted for recruitment, and number of foreign workers recruited.
The minimum number of sailors allowed for ocean going, or the total number of sailors allowed on the said motor boats referred to in the preceding Paragraph, shall be determined by the regulations publicly announced by the competent authorities for other purposes at the central government level and the related stipulations of the Rules Governing the Operations of Small Boats.
When the number of domestic sailors staying on the same fishing boat is more than the minimum number of sailors allowed for ocean going, the number of sailors for ocean going shall be recorded.
The employment of foreign workers to perform marine fishing or netting work as referred to in item 3 of the preceding Article shall comply with the culture area specified on the fishing right permit or certificate of fishery access, where the employer can hire one foreign worker for every half hectare. However, the number of employed foreign workers shall not exceed two-thirds of the total number of employed domestic workers.
The number of domestic employees, described in the former paragraph, is based on the employees insured by the employer one year and two months prior to the insurance registry. If insurance for the workers is not compulsory according to Article 6 of Labor Insurance Regulations, an approved document from the Fishing Authority of municipalities, cities or counties must be submitted as evidence.
If the employer engages in cage culture industry with partners, as mentioned in the third paragraph of the former Article and Article 3-1, the partnership should be notarized and the list of partners should be registered by the Fishing Authority of the municipalities, cities or counties. The number of partners can be counted with that of domestic employees as described in the former paragraph.