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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)
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)
2020-03-11 Directions Directions for Awarding Honored Friend Medals of Overseas Community Affairs Council
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)
2020-02-26 Regulations Regulations for the Minimum Standards of Seafarer Wages, On-Shore Charges, and Overtime Charges
2020-02-25 Regulations Regulations of Aircraft Flight Safety-related Events
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)
2020-02-21 Regulations Standards for Defining Hazardous Industrial Waste
2020-02-21 Regulations Methods and Facilities Standards for the Storage, Clearance and Disposal of Industrial Waste
2020-02-21 Regulations Regulations for Rewarding Informants in Cases Involving False Labeling of Origin of Goods by Exporters/Importers