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Title: The Environmental Education Act CH
Category: Environmental Protection Administration(行政院環境保護署)
Chapter IV Environmental education promotion and incentive rewards
Article 18
Government agencies, state-run enterprises and institutions, school districts and nonprofit organizations receiving the government’s subsidy fund exceeding fifty percent shall assign designated personnel to promote environmental education.
The aforesaid school assigned personnel shall obtain the certification as per stipulated under Article 10 within a five-year period effective from the implementation date of the act.
Of those not designated in part one or those not yet obtained the certificate as per the preceding stipulations, the competent government authorities of all levels and the competent central government authorities in charge of specific enterprises may not subsidize them with environmental education-related funding.
Article 19
Institutions, state-run business institutions, high schools and secondary schools, and statutory bodies with over 50% of the funds sponsored by the government shall formulate environmental education programs every year to promote environmental education. All employees, teachers, and students shall attend an environmental education program for more than four hours.
The environmental education plan stated in the preceding paragraph shall be reported to the competent authorities prior to its implementation and shall be reported to the central competent authorities within one month after the completion of the project; also, the implementation measures shall be separately prescribed by the central competent authorities.
The environmental education stated in Paragraph 1 shall be executed by providing environmental protection related courses, lectures, discussions, online learning, experience activities, experiment (learning), outdoor learning, film viewing, practice, and other activities.
The outdoor learning stated in the preceding paragraph shall be arranged at a selected environmental education facility.
The competent authorities at all levels and the central competent authorities shall encourage and assist private enterprises in implementing environmental education programs for their employees, community residents, visitors, and consumers.
Article 20
The competent government authorities of all levels and the competent central government authorities in charge of specific enterprises are to spearhead the reward of the following contributions,
I.The private sector that utilizes public or private idle space or buildings to launch environmental education facility, venues.
II.General citizens who voluntarily participate as environmental education volunteers.
The measure governing the aforesaid inventive awards’ eligible subjects, criteria, scope of applicability, review procedure, review criteria, and other relevant matters is to be defined by the competent government authorities of all levels and the competent central government authorities in charge of specific enterprises.
The competent government authorities of all levels and the competent central government authorities in charge of the specific enterprises shall spearhead private enterprises steering them to voluntarily provide the funding, facility or other resources to facilitate the promotion of environmental education.
Article 21
The competent government authorities of all levels and the competent central government authorities in charge of the specific enterprises may provide incentive rewards to those rendering environmental education with excellent results.
The measure governing the aforesaid inventive awards’ eligible subjects, criteria, scope of applicability, review procedure, review criteria, and other relevant matters is to be defined by the competent government authorities of all levels and the competent central government authorities in charge of specific enterprises.
Article 22
The central competent authorities together with the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Education, and the competent authorities shall enhance the environmental education related studies in order to perfect the environmental education system and continue to effectively promote environmental education.