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Drafts

No. Date Type Title
1. 2022-09-26 Drafts The main amendment is that the employer shall give compensatory rest to the seafarers who work within the minimum rest period stipulated in MLC Convention. (Send your comments on or before 2022-10-11)
2. 2022-09-22 Drafts The Ministry of Transportation and Communications has drafted the amendment of "Regulations on Safeguarding Civil Aviation Against Acts of Unlawful Interference". Due to the amendment of ICAO Annex 17 and taking various operational elements into consideration to meet the practical need, Article 9, 27 and 30 have been amended respectively. (Send your comments on or before 2022-09-30)
3. 2022-09-21 Drafts Nowadays, the UV disinfection appliance is popular with consumers for fighting with the pandemic. The BSMI considers the radiation emitted from UV disinfection appliances may pose hazards to consumers and the radiation can not be easily detected by consumers. Improper use of UV disinfection appliances may impair vision and cause damage to the skin of consumers. In order to ensure safety for consumers, the BSMI plans to regulate UV disinfection appliances from 1st, May 2023. Two alternative conformity assessment procedures are made available for the choice of applicants, i.e. Registration of Product Certification (RPC) or Type-Approved Batch Inspection (TABI). (Send your comments on or before 2022-11-21)
4. 2022-09-13 Drafts Plugs and socket outlets for fixed wiring are having more and more diversified functions, e.g., wireless control, timing control and induction control. Household switches for fixed wiring are gradually being replaced by electronic switches. As a result of risk assessment, BSMI proposes to add 8 products for fixed wiring with wireless control, wired network control, timing control, voice control, motion sensing, light sensing and electricity calculation functions into the scope of legal inspection. (Send your comments on or before 2022-11-14)
5. 2022-09-12 Drafts The proposal involves adoption of revised inspection requirements for blended hydraulic cement commodities. The commodities will be required to comply with the revised CNS 15286:2022. (Send your comments on or before 2022-11-11)
6. 2022-09-08 Drafts Aiming to enhance consumer protection, the BSMI proposes to adopt the new version of CNS 7088 "pressure regulators for liquefied petroleum gas" which was announced on 18th, February 2022 as the testing and inspection standard. The conformity assessment procedure for such products will be Registration of Product Certification(RPC) Scheme (type test+ declaration of conformity). (Send your comments on or before 2022-11-07)
7. 2022-08-26 Drafts In order to enhance safety standards and reduce flight risks, Article 57-1 and 202-1 and relevant supplementaries for helicopter hoist operation and offshore operation of "Aircraft Flight Operation Regulations" are amended as reference to FAR Part 133 and EASA regulations. (Send your comments on or before 2022-09-12)
8. 2022-08-12 Drafts The BSMI received reports that dichloromethane exceeding the limit value of "Drinking Water Quality Standards" was found in the drinking water processed by energy water machines, a kind of water filter, posing risk to human health. With a view to protecting consumers from relevant hazards, the BSMI proposes to add "Technical Specification for Water Quality Testing of Drinking Water from Water Filters (Purifiers) Commodities" as an additional inspection standard for water dispensers, drinking water suppliers and electric storage tank boiling water heaters. In addition, the scope is proposed to be expanded to cover hydrogen water machines with heating function. (Send your comments on or before 2022-10-11)
9. 2022-08-05 Drafts The BSMI received reports that dichloromethane exceeding the limit value of "Drinking Water Quality Standards" was found in the drinking water processed by energy water machines, a kind of water filter, posing risk to human health. With a view to protecting consumers from relevant hazards, the BSMI proposes to add water filters (purifiers) to the mandatory inspection scope. The inspection standards are "Technical Specification for Water Quality Testing of Drinking Water from Water Filter (Purifier) Commodities" for water quality, CNS 60335-1 for safety and CNS 13783-1 for EMC. The conformity assessment procedure will be Registration of Product Certification Scheme (Module II+III) or Type-approved Batch Inspection. (Send your comments on or before 2022-10-04)
10. 2022-07-20 Drafts With a view to ensuring the safety of exterior tiles used in public construction, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for exterior tiles. The conformity assessment procedure for all such products will be Registration of Product Certification(Module II Type Test + Module VII Factory Inspection). (Send your comments on or before 2022-07-25)
11. 2022-07-19 Drafts The BSMI proposes to adopt CNS 15598-1:2020 and CNS15936:2016 as the inspection standards for audio and video equipment to ensure the safety of consumers. For the video recording or reproducing apparatus, the standard to be adopted contains volume limits requirements to protect consumers from hearing loss. (Send your comments on or before 2022-09-19)
12. 2022-07-01 Drafts With a view to enhancing the performance of belts for work positioning and restraint and work positioning lanyards, full-body harnesses and safety belts (fasten type), the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) proposes to update the inspection standards. CNS 7534 published in 2015 will be adopted for belts for work positioning and restraint and work positioning lanyards. CNS 14253-1 and CNS 14253-6 published in 2014 will be adopted for full-body harnesses. The BSMI also proposes to adopt the procedure of Type-Approved Batch Inspection (TABI) in place of Batch-by-Batch Inspection to speed up customs clearance. (Send your comments on or before 2022-09-02)
13. 2022-06-17 Drafts Based on the amendment on Article 12 of "Civil Code", the age of majority is lowered from 20 to 18. Therefore, we amend Paragraph 1 of Article 16 of "Regulations Governing Ship Stevedore Operator and Tally Company" to relax the working age of tallymen. (Send your comments on or before 2022-08-19)
14. 2022-05-26 Drafts Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (BSMI) proposes to change the conformity assessment procedure of digital cameras due to the high rate of non-compliant market surveillance results. The new conformity assessment procedure will be Registration of Products Certification (Modules II+III) or Type-approved Batch Inspection (TABI). The amendment shall become effective from 1st, January 2025. The import regulation code of the commodity is assigned as C02. (Send your comments on or before 2022-07-26)
15. 2022-05-23 Drafts In order to enhance protection of consumers from hazards arising from unsafe valves for liquefied petroleum gas cylinders, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate valves for liquefied petroleum gas cylinders. The conformity assessment procedure for all such products will be Registration of Product Certification(RPC). (Send your comments on or before 2022-06-23)
16. 2022-05-18 Drafts In order to make the training and certification content clearer, four Articles in the draft revision of "Regulations Governing the Qualifications, Examination, Training, Certification, Follow-up Personnel Record Keeping, and Rewards for Specialists Responsible for Private Participation in Infrastructure Projects" will be amended. (Send your comments on or before 2022-07-18)
17. 2022-04-12 Drafts "Regulations Governing Personal Information File Security Maintenance Plan and Processing Method for the Civil Air Transport Enterprise" was amended on 2nd, December 2015. To enhance the security maintenance and management of personal information files, partial articles of the aforesaid Regulations are amended. (Send your comments on or before 2022-04-18)
18. 2022-03-15 Drafts 1. With a view to ensuring the safety of infant bath seats used in children consumption, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for infant bath seats. The conformity assessment procedure for such products will be Registration of Product Certification or Type Approved Batch Inspection. 2. With a view to ensuring the safety of chair mounted seat used in children consumption, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for Chair Mounted Seat. The conformity assessment procedure for such products will be Registration of Product Certification or Type Approved Batch Inspection. 3. With a view to ensuring the safety of cribs and cradles used in children consumption, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for cribs and cradles. The conformity assessment procedure for such products will be Registration of Product Certification or Type Approved Batch Inspection. 4. With a view to ensuring the safety of reclined cradles used in children consumption, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for reclined cradles for domestic use. The conformity assessment procedure for such products will be Registration of Product Certification or Type Approved Batch Inspection. 5. With a view to ensuring the safety of children' s chairs and stools used in children consumption, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for children' s chairs and stools. The conformity assessment procedure for such products will be Registration of Product Certification or Type Approved Batch Inspection. 6. With a view to ensuring the safety of playpens for domestic use used in children consumption, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for playpens for domestic use. The conformity assessment procedure for such products will be Registration of Product Certification or Type Approved Batch Inspection. 7. With a view to ensuring the safety of safety barriers used in children consumption, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for safety barriers. The conformity assessment procedure for such products will be Registration of Product Certification or Type Approved Batch Inspection. 8. With a view to ensuring the safety of carry cots and stands used in children consumption, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for carry cots and stands. The conformity assessment procedure for such products will be Registration of Product Certification or Type Approved Batch Inspection. 9. With a view to ensuring the safety of table mounted chairs used in children consumption, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for mounted chairs. The conformity assessment procedure for such products will be Registration of Product Certification or Type Approved Batch Inspection. (Send your comments on or before 2022-03-22)
19. 2022-03-02 Drafts Cement products, whether domestically produced or imported from abroad, must be in compliance with the inspection requirements before they are released from production or the Customs. With a view to enhancing the quality of cement commodities, which have been subject to mandatory inspection to meet the needs of consumers for a period of time, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) is proposing to update the inspection standard CNS61 for Portland Cement to its current version, published in 2021. Monitoring Inspection and Monitoring Inspection of Products from Premises with Registered Management System (abbreviation: Management-System-Based Monitoring Inspection) are the conformity assessment procedures which could be chosen by applicants. (Send your comments on or before 2022-05-02)
20. 2022-02-23 Drafts Wireless charger products have been subject to mandatory inspection since 2020, and the inspection scheme is Registration of Product Certification. To confirm the quality of wireless charger products on the market, BSMI randomly purchased wireless charger products on the market to check their compliance with relevant safety requirements. However, the results showed that many products failed to pass certain items of the quality tests. Therefore, BSMI proposes to impose border controls on wireless charger products by amending the commodity classification code (C.C.C. Code) and adding the import regulation code of these products. The conformity assessment procedure for all such products will be the Registration of Product Certification (RPC) Scheme or Type-Approved Batch Inspection (TABI) Scheme. (Send your comments on or before 2022-04-25)