Taiwan - The Amended Articles 33 And 61 Of The Cable Radio And Television Act.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Taiwan - Telecommunications, Media & Technology

2 February, 2018

 

Article 33 IV of the newly amended Cable Radio and Television Act provides that the system operator shall provide, free of charge, specific channels for broadcasting the programs of congressional proceeding that the central regulatory agency designates broadcast based on Article 5 of the Organic Law of the Legislative Yuan.  

 

In addition, the system operator shall not alter the forms, contents, and channel positions of these programs and shall include the channels as a basic channel. 

 

A system operator who violates this provision shall be fined an amount no less than NT$200,000 but no more than NT$4,000,000, and be compelled to make correction on a prescribed deadline.

 

If no correction is made by the deadline, the consecutive fine may be imposed based on the number of violations.

 

 

For further information, please contact:  

 

Rebecca Shen,Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

rebeccashen@tsartsai.com.tw