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Drafts

No. Date Type Title
1. 2020-08-07 Drafts In response to the concerns raised by the public for regulating the quality of exterior tiles to avoid safety hazards caused by falling tiles, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) proposes to require that exterior tiles, both domestically produced and imported, shall be subject to mandatory inspection before they are placed on the market. The conformity assessment procedure will be Registration of Product Certification (RPC) (Module II Type Test + Module VII Factory Inspection). (Send your comments on or before 2020-10-12)
2. 2020-07-21 Drafts To enhance the helicopter external-load operations of General Aviation Operator, CAA, Ministry of Transportation and Communications amends the requirements of airmen, helicopters, airworthiness certification, crews, markings, placards and operation manuals with reference to the FAA Regulation Part 133 to line with international practices. (Send your comments on or before 2020-09-21)
3. 2020-07-16 Drafts With a view to ensuring the safety of steels used in public construction, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the inspection requirements for hot-dip galvanized steel pipes. The conformity assessment procedure for all such products will be registration of product certification. (Send your comments on or before 2020-09-21)
4. 2020-06-30 Drafts In order to strengthen the practical needs of management for crews and passengers, we revise the regulations that the ship owner or his/her agent who engages in international routes and direct cross-strait carriage between the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area shall declare the crew list, the crew member list and the passenger list before a ship's arrival at and departure from the international commercial port. In addition, considering the shipping practice needs, we delete the verification documents that ships using fuel when entering into international commercial port area under the jurisdiction of the Republic of China shall comply with the regulations or adopt the same emission reduction effect, and we revise 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 the complete documents are submitted to the maritime and port authority or designated institution for inspection. (Send your comments on or before 2020-08-31)
5. 2020-06-11 Drafts In response to the concerns raised by the public about the safety of infant bath seats due to incidents in recent years that resulted in severe injuries to infants, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the safety and quality of infant bath seats for domestic use. The conformity assessment procedure is either Type Approved Batch-by-Batch Inspection or Registration of Product Certification (Module 2 + Module 3). (Send your comments on or before 2020-07-16)
6. 2020-06-04 Drafts In order to improve the application process, some 4 articles in the draft amendment of "Regulations For Private Institution Applying To Participate In The Infrastructure Project Under Its Own Planning" will be amended. (Send your comments on or before 2020-08-10)
7. 2020-06-02 Drafts To be in line with the international standards and meet the needs for airworthiness maintenance works, the draft amendment on partial articles and Supplementary 1 of Article 3 of "Regulations of Airworthiness and Maintenance Management for Aviation Products, Appliances and Parts" was proposed accordingly. (Send your comments on or before 2020-08-04)
8. 2020-05-22 Drafts In response to the concerns raised by the public about the safety of bedside sleepers due to incidents in recent years that resulted in severe injuries to infants, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection(BSMI) intends to regulate the safety and quality of bedside sleepers for domestic use. The conformity assessment procedure is either Type Approved Batch-by-Batch Inspection or Registration of Product Certification (Module 2 + Module 3). (Send your comments on or before 2020-06-29)
9. 2020-04-29 Drafts To facilitate continued operation of the aviation industry during the disease pandemic, CAA has extended the expiry of the proficiency checks by three calendar months. (Send your comments on or before 2020-05-07)
10. 2020-04-21 Drafts To facilitate continued operation of the aviation industry during the disease pandemic, CAA has extended the expiry of the medical certificate of the aircraft pilot by one calendar month. (Send your comments on or before 2020-04-27)
11. 2020-04-15 Drafts There was a lot of public concern about incident reports of infant bath tubs recently. In order to reduce the risk of injury associated with this product, such as drowning, slip or fall injury, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection is processing to regulate the safety and quality of this product. (Send your comments on or before 2020-05-20)
12. 2020-04-15 Drafts The proposal involves the adoption of revised inspection standards for eye protectors, expanding the current inspection scopes to cover face shields. The conformity assessment procedure will be Registration of Product Certification (RPC) Scheme (Modules II+IV, II+V, or II+VII) or Batch-by-Batch Inspection Scheme. (Send your comments on or before 2020-06-19)
13. 2020-03-23 Drafts Protective helmets nowadays are having multi-functions by using hi-tech, 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 2020-05-25)
14. 2020-03-17 Drafts As ships are getting bigger, the risk of manoeuvring the mega-ships is also increasing. Therefore, it is necessary to adjust relative fees. In addition, the pilotage fee of R.O.C. (The Republic of China) flag vessel engaged in domestic route that one third discount should be abolished. (Send your comments on or before 2020-05-18)
15. 2020-03-10 Drafts In order to cope with the need of the selection process and refer to Article 14 of "Regulations For Review by Procurement Evaluation Committee", four Articles in the draft revision of "Regulations Governing the Organization of the Selection Committee and the Evaluation for Private Participation in Infrastructure Projects" will be amended. (Send your comments on or before 2020-05-11)
16. 2020-02-24 Drafts In order to enhance consumer protection and promote efficient energy use, the BSMI proposes to regulate double-capped LED lamps. The conformity assessment procedure for all such products will be Registration of Product Certification (RPC) Scheme (Modules II+III) or Type-approved Batch Inspection (TABI) Scheme. (Send your comments on or before 2020-04-27)
17. 2020-02-21 Drafts Due to "Regulations for Compulsory Pilotage at the Port of Keelung Which Is Not Applicable to R.O.C. (The Republic of China)-flag Ships Navigating Domestic Shipping Routes or Engaged in the Engineering Works of Ports", the rule regarding the one-third discount to the pilotage tariff specified in Annotation 4 of "Pilotage Tariff of Port of Keelung, Taipei and Suao" should be abolished. (Send your comments on or before 2020-04-27)
18. 2020-02-20 Drafts In accordance with "Organization Act of Taiwan Transportation Safety Board", the name of Aviation Safety Council is revised to Taiwan Transportation Safety Board. (Send your comments on or before 2020-03-09)
19. 2020-02-12 Drafts In order to enhance the protection of consumers, the BSMI proposes to regulate the charging system equipment and the battery swapping system equipment of electric motorcycles. The conformity assessment procedure for all such products will be the Registration of Product Certification (RPC) Scheme (Module II+VII). (Send your comments on or before 2020-04-15)
20. 2020-02-11 Drafts Children restraint systems for vehicles are subject to mandatory inspection under the product safety system administered by the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) in accordance with the "The Commodity Inspection Act". The BSMI is proposing to adopt the revised CNS 11497 "Children Restraint System for Vehicles"(2019) as the new testing and inspection standard to replace the current version published in 2010. Revisions included in the new version mainly concern labelling, such as information to be labelled in Chinese and included in the user manual, warnings for airbags, etc. The conformity assessment procedure remains unchanged, i.e. Registration of Product Certification (RPC) Scheme. (Send your comments on or before 2020-03-16)