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2021-06-25 Drafts To be in line with the energy policy, the BSMI proposes to require that microwave ovens shall be subject to Section 6 "General conditions for measurements", Section 8 "Determination of microwave power output" and Section 9 "Efficiency" of CNS 60705: 2018, and CNS 62301: 2017. The measured efficiency and standby power shall comply with the Tables of "MEPS for Microwave Ovens" as stated in "Requirements on Minimum Energy Performance Standard, Energy Efficiency Indication and Inspection for Microwave Ovens" adopted by the Bureau of Energy. (Send your comments on or before 2021-08-30)
2021-06-18 Drafts With a view to enhancing the performance of PVC pipes, which are currently subject to mandatory inspection, to meet the needs of consumers, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) proposes to update the inspection standards CNS 1298 (PVC pipes) and CNS 4053-1(PVC pipes for water supply) to their current versions (published on 18th, February 2017). In order to speed up customs clearance, BSMI modifies Batch-by-Batch inspection to Type Approved Batch Inspection. (Send your comments on or before 2021-08-23)
2021-06-17 Drafts MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS Notice is hereby given, to commence a period of public comments for the draft amendments of " The Regulations for Administrating Vessel Carriers " Article 12-1 ". (Send your comments on or before 2021-08-23)
2021-06-17 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 2021-06-25)
2021-06-03 Drafts In order to respond to the rapid changes in the economic and financial situations in time, the CBC is to be enacted draft articles of authorization of momently adjustments on the regulations of specific remittances items and foreign exchange purchased or sold by a declarant within the annual aggregate settlement amount of the current year to maintain the order of the foreign exchange market under the consideration of particular economic and financial conditions. (Send your comments on or before 2021-06-17)
2021-06-03 Drafts The use of fabric steamers is becoming prevalent in domestic households. BSMI is aware that one-fifth of random purchased samples did not meet quality items of the standard. As the products are used to remove textile wrinkles by high temperature steam, which may cause degradation of insulation, concerns have been raised about hazards of electric shock and fire. With a view to protecting consumers from relevant hazards, BSMI proposes to regulate fabric steamers in aspects of safety (CNS 60335-1 and CNS 60335-2-85), EMC (CNS 13783-1 or CNS 13803) and use of hazardous substances (Section 5 of CNS 15663). 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 2021-08-09)
2021-05-26 Drafts In order to protect the rights of the infected, CAA has removed the prohibition of AIDS and HIV infection in the medical examination standards. In line with ICAO regulations, CAA has relaxed the medical waiver eligibility limits for the non-insulin-treated diabetes mellitus. To meet the needs of practical operations, CAA has amended the physical examination frequency of the pilot engaged in General Aviation business charter operation. (Send your comments on or before 2021-07-27)
2021-05-26 Drafts Considering that the current COVID-19 pandemic is still severe, the violation of international commercial port epidemic prevention measures may affect the safety of the port area, so the Maritime Port Bureau has processed the amendment of "The Plan for Ship Quarantine Measures (Amendment 2.0)" to govern the epidemic prevention management of shipping companies, ships, crew and to review the penalty on them. According to Subparagraph 3 of Paragraph 1 of Article 36 of "The Commercial Port Law", this amendment adds Paragraph 6 to announce that failure to comply with the epidemic prevention operation regulations for port area during the epidemic prevention period is an act of obstructing port area safety. (Send your comments on or before 2021-06-07)
2021-05-24 Drafts After reviewing the practice of annual reporting and standard registration of existing chemical substances through collecting stakeholders' opinions, the draft amendment is introduced under the consideration of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with "Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances Control Act" amended in 2019. (Send your comments on or before 2021-07-26)
2021-04-29 Drafts In order to make the review process clearer and improve the efficiency of review operations, some 10 articles in the draft amendment 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 2021-07-05)