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2021-12-01 Drafts To protect consumer rights and interests, thermal paper, whether domestically produced or imported from abroad, must be in compliance with the inspection requirements before they are released from the production premises or the Customs. The proposed amendment is scheduled to be effective starting from the day of announcement. (Send your comments on or before 2022-02-07)
2021-11-29 Drafts In response to the concerns raised by the public about the safety of plasticizer content in polyvinyl chloride floor coverings due to potential dangerous effect to children, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) intends to regulate the safety and quality of plasticizer content in polyvinyl chloride floorcoverings. The conformity assessment procedure is Declaration of Comformity. (Send your comments on or before 2021-12-29)
2021-11-18 Drafts The main amendment, which is based on "The Seafarer Act", ensures that people with disabilities receiving equal and effective legal protection. (Send your comments on or before 2021-12-03)
2021-11-15 Drafts "Restriction on the Production, Importation and Sales of Plate Packaging Materials Containing Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Designated Recyclable Containers and Non-plate Disposable Tableware Containers" is established in accordance with Article 21 of "Waste Disposal Act". (Send your comments on or before 2022-01-17)
2021-11-11 Drafts To facilitate continued operation of the drone industry during the pandemic, CAA has extended the expiry of the inspection, licensing and examination by three calendar months. (Send your comments on or before 2021-11-15)
2021-11-01 Drafts BSMI proposes to adopt the newest version of the electrical safety specifications, electromagnetic compatibility and related inspection standard, CNS 15598-1:2020 and CNS15936:2016, to bring our regulations into line with the international standards to ensure consumers’ safety. In addition, CNS 15598-1:2020 was also revised to meet the ratification requirements of the Minamata Convention on Mercury to address the threat to human health and the environment. (Send your comments on or before 2022-01-03)
2021-11-01 Drafts Nowadays, headphones are widely used. The excessive use of smartphones and audio devices with headphones may cause hearing loss of consumers. In order to enhance consumer protection, the BSMI intends to regulate the inspection requirements for headphones. 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 2022-01-03)
2021-11-01 Drafts BSMI proposes to adopt the newest version of the electrical safety specifications, electromagnetic compatibility and related inspection standard, CNS 15598-1:2020 and CNS15936:2016, to bring our regulations in line with the international standards to ensure consumers safety. In addition, CNS 15598-1:2020 was also revised to meet the ratification requirements of the Minamata Convention on Mercury to address the threat to human health and the environment. For the video recording or reproducing apparatus, the standard to be adopted contains volume limits requirements to protect consumers from hearing loss. Rechargeable electric pencil sharpeners are added to the product scope for legal inspection. (Send your comments on or before 2022-01-03)
2021-10-12 Drafts In accordance with ICAO Annex 6 SARPs, operators shall establish Performance-based communication (PBC), Performance-based navigation (PBN) and Performance-based surveillance (PBS) to meet RCP, RNP and RSP specification. The operator of General Aviation Enterprise shall arrange full-time and qualified administrative personnel, including Director of Flight Operations, Chief Pilot and Director of Maintenance. Partial articles of "Aircraft Flight Operation Regulations" are amended in line with Part 1 and 2 of ICAO Annex 6 and Part 119 and 121 of FAR. (Send your comments on or before 2021-10-20)
2021-10-05 Drafts To comply with the amendment on Article 12 of "Civil Code" announced on 13th, January 2021, which lowered the age of majority to 18, the qualification of the trustee whom Chunghwa Post entrusts to collect or deliver mail as stipulated in Subparagraph 1 of Paragraph 2 of Article 52 of "Regulations Governing the Handling of Mail" is amended from "has to be over 20 years in age" to "has to reach the age of majority". (Send your comments on or before 2021-12-06)