Print Date:111/12/01 07:39

Title:

  Chapter I General Provisions

Article 1
These Enforcement Rules have been formulated in accordance with Article 50 of the Radio and Television Act (hereinafter referred to as this Act).
Article 2
The minimum paid-in capital or total endowment assets of a privately operated television/radio business shall meet the following requirements:
1. Television business: NT$300 million
2. Radio business: For a nationwide radio station, NT$200 million; for a regional radio station, NT$30 million
The requirement of minimum paid-in capital or total endowment assets prescribed in Subparagraph 2 of the preceding paragraph may be waived for applications to establish a radio station aimed at serving specific demographic groups or remote areas or at promoting regional development upon the provision of a reasonable explanation. Nonetheless, a radio station organized as a company limited by shares shall conform to the Company Act and other pertinent laws and regulations, while one organized as a foundation shall have a total asset endowment of no less than NT$10 million.
When filing application for operation of a radio/television business in accordance with Paragraph 8 of Article 10 of this Act, the preceding provisions shall apply to the minimum paid-in capital or total endowment assets.
When a publicly operated station applies for a radio/television operating license, it shall submit a certificate for the approved budget and indicate the amount.
Article 3
The term “political party worker” in this Act refers to the following persons:
1. A person holding a position specified in the charter or organizational framework of a political party, but not those holding consultative positions;
2. A supervisor or vice supervisor of a section specified under the charter or organizational framework of a political party and of the branches in special municipalities, counties and cities.
Article 4
The term “political appointee” in this Act refers to the following personnel provided for Article 2 of the Political Appointee Termination and Survivor Relief Act:
1. A person who is appointed, specially appointed, or specially commissioned by the President in accordance with the Constitution;
2. A person who is nominated by the President in accordance with the Constitution and appointed with the consent of Legislative Yuan;
3. A person who is appointed by the President upon the recommendation of the Premier in accordance with the Constitution;
4. Other persons who hold positions higher than 12th grade of Selected Appointment Rank in central or local government in accordance with the law.
Article 5
The term “elected public official” in this Act refers to the following persons:
1. President and vice president;
2. Legislators;
3. Chiefs of governments of special municipalities, counties (cities), rural townships (urban townships/cities) and mountain indigenous districts of special municipalities;
4. Councilmen of special municipalities, counties and cities.
Data Source:NCC / Law Source Retrieving System Laws And Regulations