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2020-10-19 Drafts There is a lot of public concern about incidents of reclined cradle products that resulted in suffocation or harm to infants. In order to ensure the safety and quality of reclined cradles, the proposal for mandatory inspection intends to regulate the quality and safety of these products. (Send your comments on or before 2020-11-23)
2020-09-29 Drafts The amendment of 2018 to the code of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 shall become effective from 26th December, 2020. The employment contract shall remain valid while a seafarer is endangered by piracy or armed robbery of the ship even if the contract has expired. (Send your comments on or before 2020-10-20)
2020-09-18 Drafts Regarding events from cribs and cradles 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 cribs and cradles for domestic use, this proposal for mandatory inspection are regulated the quality and safety of these products. The conformity assessment procedure will be either Type Approved Batch-by-Batch Inspection or Registration of Product Certification (Module 2 + Module 3). (Send your comments on or before 2020-10-23)
2020-09-14 Drafts The Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection proposes to adopt the most recent version of CNS 15911 “Child use and care articles-Children’s bedguards for domestic use” and CNS 15503 “General safety requirements for children’s products” as the inspection standards for children's bedguards in order to ensure adequate protection of young children. The revision of these standards mainly involves the addition of requirements for the test mattress and the deletion of DMP and DEP from the scope of restricted phthalates. The conformity assessment procedure remains unchanged. (Send your comments on or before 2020-11-16)
2020-08-26 Drafts To be in line with the international standards and meet the needs for maintenance works, the draft amendment on partial articles and Supplementary 4 of Article 34 of "Regulations of Repair Station Certification and Management for Aviation Products, Appliances and Parts" was made accordingly. (Send your comments on or before 2020-10-27)
2020-08-18 Drafts In response to the concerns raised by the public about the safety of chair mounted seat due to incidents in recent years that resulted in severe injuries to infants, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI), MOEA intends to regulate the safety and quality of chair mounted seat for domestic use. The conformity assessment procedure will be either Type Approved Batch-by-Batch Inspection or Registration of Product Certification (Module 2 + Module 3). (Send your comments on or before 2020-09-21)
2020-08-17 Drafts With a view to enhancing the performance of textile goods, which are currently subject to mandatory inspection, to meet the needs of consumers, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI), MOEA proposes to update the inspection standards CNS 15290 and CNS 15291 to their current versions (published in 2019). However, the inspection scheme for textile goods remains unchanged, which is monitoring inspection or random inspection by the sampling purchased from the market. (Send your comments on or before 2020-10-19)
2020-08-14 Drafts In order to promote the open ocean policy, Coast Guard Administration, Ocean Affairs Council has canceled the online-reporting to reduce the review time for "The Reporting Forms and Procedures to the Coast Guard Authorities of Yachts Before Leaving Port". Individuals who plan to leave the port by yachts may submit the forms via e-mail or fax or submit the forms onsite to finish the procedures. (Send your comments on or before 2020-09-18)
2020-08-13 Drafts The amendment of "Regulations Governing Assessment of Profit-Seeking Enterprise Income Tax on Non-Arm's-Length Transfer Pricing" was drafted with reference to the final report of the OECD BEPS Action Plan 8-10 in order to ensure transfer pricing regulations to be consistent with the international standards. (Send your comments on or before 2020-10-19)
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)