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Chapter V     Penalty clause

Article 23

Of any neutral persons, incorporated entities, non-incorporated organizations that have appointed a representative or a manager, central or local government agencies (institutions) or other organizations that should fall under any of the following circumstances, the ruling agency is also to order said neutral person, incorporated entity, and agency or organization’s representative or manager holding the representation right or charged with environmental production to receive an environmental seminar over one hour and up to eight hours, where,

  • Having been ruled of a work suspension or business suspension by the ruling agency for violating the administrative law obligations stipulated by the environmental protection law or self-governance acts.
  • Having been levied with a penalty fine of exceeding five thousand New Taiwan dollars violating the administrative law obligations stipulated by the environmental protection law or self-governance acts.

Article 24

Government agencies, state-run enterprises, schools up to the junior high school level, nonprofit organizations receiving government sponsorship grants exceeding fifty percent that should breach any one of the following circumstances as stipulated under part 1, Article 19, to be ordered by the competent government authorities to complete the process within a prescribed deadline but fail to comply by the deadline are punishable by a penalty fine of over five thousand New Taiwan dollars and up to fifteen thousand New Taiwan dollars, and the authorized person or the individual in charge of environmental protection may also be ordered to receive an environmental seminar of over one hour and up to eight hours, where,

  • Failing to draft and finalize an environmental education plan on/before January 31 of each year.
  • Failing to provide four hours or more of environmental education to all employees, teachers, and students on/before January 31 of each year.
  • Failing to submit the current year’s environmental education implementation results to the competent central government authorities via the Internet declaration method on/before January 31 of each year.

Those who have been ordered by the competent government authorities to receive the aforesaid or the preceding article’s environmental seminar but should be unable to attend one as scheduled with just cause may file for an extension, and which shall be limited to one time only.

Those who refuse to accept part 1 or the preceding article’s environmental seminar or not completing enough hours are punishable by a penalty fine of over five thousand New Taiwan dollars and up to fifteen thousand New Taiwan dollars, and those who still refuse to attend following a subsequent notice will be penalized by each offence, until they take part in a seminar.