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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)
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)
2020-02-10 Drafts In order to be in line with the energy policy, the BSMI proposes to require that electric storage drink water heaters shall be subject to Sections 10.7 "Capacity of Inner Tank Test" and Sections 10.8 "Standardized Standby Loss of Every 24 Hours Est,24 Test" of CNS 12623, where the measured value (Est,24) shall comply with that stated in "Requirements on Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) for Electric Storage Tank Boiling Water Heaters". The conformity assessment procedures for products subject to this notified measure remain the same, i.e. Registration of Products Certification (RPC) or Type-approved Batch Inspection (TABI). (Send your comments on or before 2020-04-13)
2020-01-22 Drafts In order to enhance the consumer protection and reduce the using of the Hg, the BSMI proposes to adopt the latest version of inspection standards for the hot cathode fluorescent lamp. The conformity assessment procedures will remain unchanged under the Registration of Product Certification scheme or Type-approved Batch Inspection scheme. (Send your comments on or before 2020-04-06)
2020-01-20 Drafts In accordance with Organization Act of Taiwan Transportation Safety Board, the name of Aviation Safety Council is revised into Taiwan Transportation Safety Board. (Send your comments on or before 2020-02-05)
2020-01-20 Drafts Regarding events from baby carriers products to induce social concern, there are a lot of incident reported to suffocate or harm infants. In order to ensure the safety and quality of baby carriers, this proposal for mandatory inspection are regulated the quality and safety of these products. (Send your comments on or before 2020-02-21)
2020-01-15 Drafts This amendament of the basic salary has been adjusted to NT$23,800 in compliance with the basic salary of Labor Standards Act since 1st, January 2020. (Send your comments on or before 2020-02-03)
2020-01-07 Drafts As ships are getting bigger, the risk of manoeuvring the mega-ships is also increasing. There isn't any fees about cancellation or standby in the current tariff, while considering the cost relevant to pilotage, it is necessary to provide cancellation and standby fees. Furthermore, the pilotage fee of R.O.C. (The Republic of China)-flag ship engaged in domestic route is already fully charged, and consequently that one third discount should be abolished. (Send your comments on or before 2020-03-10)
2019-12-27 Drafts The draft amendment of "Foreign Special Professionals Who Possess Special Expertise in the Field of Law" is proposed to amend the qualification of above-mentioned professionals from meeting all requisites to selection criteria. (Send your comments on or before 2020-03-02)
2019-12-23 Drafts The purposes of this specifications are to establish general requirements for Aids to Navigation which includes lighthouses, light buoys, buoys, light beacons, beacons and racons in order for Taiwan to adhere to the IALA System B, as well as to establish a technique and installation or management standard for Aids to Navigation for offshore wind farms in Taiwanese waters. (Send your comments on or before 2020-02-24)