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Drafts

No. Date Type Title
1. 2019-11-29 Drafts The Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) proposes to make the following major revisions to streamline the inspection requirements: (1)to revise the inspection scope for static converters and power supplies by removing those designed for Hi-End audio. In addition, instead of requiring compliance with both CNS 14336-1 and CNS 14408 in terms of their safety, compliance with either one will sufficient; and (2) to adjust the modules applicable to audio-video products under the Registration of Product Certification Scheme. (Send your comments on or before 2020-02-03)
2. 2019-11-28 Drafts Regarding events from children’s cots and folding cots for domestic use products to induce social concern, there are a lot of incident reports to suffocate or harm infants. In order to ensure the safety and quality of children’s cots and folding cots for domestic use, this proposal for mandatory inspection are regulated the quality and safety of these products. (Send your comments on or before 2020-01-02)
3. 2019-11-14 Drafts This amendment is about ensuring the rights of trainees of skipper training institutions participating in examination, improving the quality of skipper training for yachts and power-driven small ships and also protecting the rights of trainees and candidates during the training and testing. (Send your comments on or before 2019-12-03)
4. 2019-11-05 Drafts With a view to adopting a risk-based approach to regulating toy safety, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection is proposing removing 9 categories of toys from the list of products subject to Monitoring Inspection or Registration of Product Certification. These products are assessed to be of low risk and shall be subject to the conformity assessment procedure of Declaration of Conformity, which requires tests to be performed at designated testing laboratories and a declaration of conformity be issued declaring that the products comply with relevant inspection standards. (Send your comments on or before 2020-01-07)
5. 2019-10-25 Drafts The main purpose of the amendment is to cooperate with the practical operations of crew transfer vessels for offshore wind farms to amend the Minimum Safety Manning for Seafarers. (Send your comments on or before 2019-12-30)
6. 2019-10-24 Drafts In order to strengthen the practical needs of management for crews and passengers, we amend the regulations that the ship owner or his/her agent shall fill in a prior notice sheet that specifies related information, including the crews' list, the passengers' list, and the crew members' list. In addition, considering the shipping practice needs, we also amend the regulations that if the submitted documents are incomplete, the ship owner or his/her agent could not apply for the prior notice sheet for ship's departure in advance until submitting the complete documents to the maritime and port authority or designated institution for inspection. (Send your comments on or before 2019-12-30)
7. 2019-10-21 Drafts The purpose of amendments is to strengthen communication and coordination among government ministries, and improve the permit review procedures for direct cross-strait carriage of passenger between the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area to effectively prevent the introduction of African swine fever (ASF) to Taiwan and ensure national security. (Send your comments on or before 2019-11-07)
8. 2019-10-18 Drafts To protect human rights and the right to work, the main amendment is that if a seafarer is diagnosed with objective facts enough to recognize whose physical and mental conditions that are difficult to adapt to the work environment, the seafarer will not pass the medical or health examination. (Send your comments on or before 2019-11-06)
9. 2019-10-03 Drafts Protective helmets nowadays are having multi-functions by using high-tech technology, for examples, the Bluetooth video playback and photography functions. As these new functions are battery-powered (secondary lithium battery cells or secondary lithium battery packs), there are safety concerns. The BSMI is proposing to amend the inspection requirements for certain protective helmets currently subject to legal inspection to ensure their safety with multi-functions. This proposal applies to protective helmets for (1) drivers and passengers of motorcycle and mopeds, (2) pedal cyclists and (3) users of skates, skateboards and roller skates. In addition, a new version of the inspection standard will be adopted for the second and third categories of protective helmets. The conformity assessment procedure remains the same: Registration of Product Certification (RPC) or Batch Inspection. (Send your comments on or before 2019-12-06)
10. 2019-09-27 Drafts "Regulations of Civil Air Transport Enterprise" was amended on 21st, November 2018. In order to protect consumer rights and expose the progress of labor disputes, Article 35-5 of the aforesaid regulations is amended. (Send your comments on or before 2019-10-14)
11. 2019-09-26 Drafts MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS Notice is hereby given, to commence a period of public comments for the draft amendment on Article 9 of "The Regulations for Administrating Vessel Carriers" and delete Attachment 9 "Allowed Age Limit for Import of Built Vessel" (Send your comments on or before 2019-12-02)
12. 2019-09-11 Drafts In order to enhance the consumer protection, the BSMI proposes to revise the current performance of EMC inspection standards for the Self-ballasted LED lamps. The conformity assessment procedures will remain unchanged under the Registration of Product Certification scheme or Type-approved Batch Inspection scheme. (Send your comments on or before 2019-11-18)
13. 2019-09-05 Drafts The landing charge for international flights of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Macao and countries of New Southbound Policy at the category 2 and 3 airport will not be charged from 1st, October 2019 to 31st, March 2020. (Send your comments on or before 2019-09-17)
14. 2019-09-02 Drafts Along with the popularity of cycling, skating, skateboarding and roller skating as recreational activities, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) proposes to require that eye-protection attached to protective helmets used in cycling, skating, skateboarding and roller skating shall comply with safety standards to protect consumers' eyes from impact hazards. The conformity assessment procedure will be RPC Scheme (Modules II+IV, II+V, or II+VII) or Batch-by-Batch Inspection Scheme. (Send your comments on or before 2019-11-04)
15. 2019-08-14 Drafts Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection, MOEA is proposing to expand the product scope of automobile light alloy disc wheels to be subject to mandatory inspection to cover those with diameters more than 18 inches. A recent survey indicated that 50% of motor vehicles were with wheels more than 18 inches in diameter. With a view to ensuring the same level of protection of consumers, the scope of wheels subject to mandatory inspection will be revised to apply to those with diameters not more than 26 inches. Two alternative conformity assessment procedures are made available for the choice of applicants, i.e. Registration of Product Certification or Type-Approved Batch Inspection. (Send your comments on or before 2019-10-18)
16. 2019-07-23 Drafts Nine articles of "Regulations Governing Customs Bonded Factories" have been amended, mainly as followings : 1. If a company has accumulated losses during the period applying for a bonded factory, the amount of "accumulated loss" is based on financial statements certified by a certified public accountant. 2. When a bonded factory is declared bankrupt, the bonded goods therein shall be disposed of in accordance with the relevant provisions of the "Bankruptcy Act"; if any of such bonded goods are needed for production or export, such bonded goods may be released for use with the approval granted by the Customs against an appropriate amount of security deposit provided by the bonded factory. (Send your comments on or before 2019-09-23)
17. 2019-07-19 Drafts In order to preserve the fishing port area for fishing activity purposes, one Article in the draft revision of "Enforcement Rules of Act for Promotion of Private Participation in Infrastructure Projects" will be amended. (Send your comments on or before 2019-09-23)
18. 2019-07-03 Drafts BSMI is proposing to adopt the revised CNS 560 "Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement" (2018) as the new testing and inspection standard, to replace the current CNS 560 (2014). Beginning from 1st, May 2020, steel bars for concrete reinforcement covered in the inspection scope must comply with the revised CNS 560 when imported or placed on the market. (Send your comments on or before 2019-09-06)
19. 2019-06-27 Drafts In order to enhance consumer protection, the BSMI proposes to adopt the revision of CNS 7088 "Pressure Regulators for Liquefied Petroleum Gas" (announced on 27th, May 2019) as the testing and inspection standard. The conformity assessment procedure for the products remains unchanged, i.e. the Type Approved Batch Inspection or Registration of Product Certification (RPC) Scheme (Module II + III). (Send your comments on or before 2019-09-02)
20. 2019-06-26 Drafts "Regulations Governing Air Freight Forwarder" was amended on 11th, May 2015. In order to take the practical operation and management of air freight forwarders into consideration, partial articles of the aforesaid Regulations are amended. (Send your comments on or before 2019-08-27)