Product Listing Policy

The Product Listing Policy (the "Policy") describes the products or services restricted or prohibited from being listed on the websites of Taiwantrade (URL www.taiwantrade.com.tw) and iDealEZ (URL: www.idealez.com) (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Site”).  Please read the Policy carefully and confirm that your products or services are permitted to be posted on the Site prior to posting any products or services.

General

The posting or sale of any products or services against any applicable laws, including but not limited to the laws of the R.O.C. and applicable laws of any other jurisdictions, is strictly prohibited on the Site. Please note that the Site is a multi-national online platform for e-commerce trades.  The products or services provided by you shall comply with the laws and regulations in both the import country and export country, including the country’s import/export laws and regulations and relevant local requirements. Please verify and confirm that the products or services comply with any applicable laws and regulations prior to posting the products or services on the Site. The Site is entitled to prohibit any products or services in violation of said requirements.

The products or services prohibited or restricted under the Policy are non-exhaustive. The Site reserves the right to amend the Policy from time to time without notice.

The Policy is made in traditional Chinese.  In case of any discrepancy between the traditional Chinese version and any of its translation, the traditional Chinese version shall prevail.

Contents of obscenity, pornography and violence; Classification

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of texts, pictures, voices, images and attachments thereto or any other product with obscene contents and it prohibits publications (publications/books containing text or descriptive drawings and audio products), videotapes (video tapes/films displaying systematic voice and image on TV receivers or similar machines via electronic scanning), and game software (software integrating texts, sound, light, music, pictures, images, or animation etc. provided to users via electrical devices for gaming purposes) etc. not classified under the “Regulations for Classification of Publications and Videotapes” and “Regulations for Classification of Game Software.”

Please note that prior to display or sale of any content, you shall classify such content pursuant to the relevant regulations, including but not limited to the “Regulations for Classification of Publications and Videotapes” and “Regulations for Classification of Game Software.”


Relevant laws & regulations

Criminal Code
Article 235
A person who distributes, sells, publicly displays or by other means shows to another person the text, picture, voice, image or other goods with obscene contents shall be punished with imprisonment for not more than two years or detention; in addition, a fine of not more than NT$30,000 may be imposed.
A person who, with intent to distribute, communicate and sell, makes or is found in possession of the text, picture, voice, image and attachments thereto or other goods referred to in the preceding paragraph shall be subject to the same punishment.
The text, picture, voice or image and attachments thereto or other goods referred to in the preceding two paragraphs shall be confiscated whether or not they belong to the offender.
For other relevant provisions, please see the Criminal CodeRegulations for Classification of Publications and Videotapes and Regulations for Classification of Game Software.

Drugs, related raw materials, products, and tools for manufacturing or abuse of drugs

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any addictive or abusive narcotic drugs or narcotic drugs harmful to society and the products thereof, as well as psychotropic drugs and the products thereof, including: (1) Heroin, Morphine, Opium, Cocaine and other similar products; (2) Opium poppy, Coca, marijuana, Amphetamine, Pethidine, Pentazocine and other similar products; (3) Secobarbital, Amobarbital, Nalorphine and other similar products; (4) Allobarbital, Alprazolam and other similar products, and related raw materials (flowers, leaves, roots, stems, seeds) or products (drinks, foods, cosmetics and beauty care products) and tools for manufacturing or abuse of drugs.

Relevant laws & regulations

Statute for Narcotics Hazard Control

Article 2:
The drugs referred to herein mean any addictive or abusive narcotic drugs or narcotic drugs harmful to society and the products thereof, as well as psychotropic drugs and the products thereof. 
Four grades of drugs are categorized according to the addiction, abuse and social hazard of the drugs, including: 
1.     1st grade: Heroin, Morphine, Opium, Cocaine and other similar products (see Attached Schedule 1);
2.     2nd grade: Opium poppy, Coca, Marijuana, Amphetamine, Pethidine, Pentazocine and other similar products (see Attached Schedule 2);                                          
3.     3rd grade: Secobarbital, Amobarbital, Nalorphine and other similar products (see Attached Schedule 3);                                                        
4.     4th grade: Allobarbital, Alprazolam and other similar products (see Attached Schedule 4).  
The grading and scope of the drugs referred to in the preceding paragraph shall be reviewed every three months by a Review Board consisting of delegates from the Ministry of Justice and Department of Health, Executive Yuan, and any adjustment thereto shall be published by Executive Yuan, which shall be sent to Legislative Yuan for record.
The Narcotic drugs and the products thereof, and psychotropic drugs and the products thereof for medical and scientific purposes shall be governed by separate laws.

Article 4:
Any person who manufactures, transports and sells 1st grade drugs shall be sentenced to death, or life imprisonment; in addition thereto, a fine of no more than NT$20,000,000 may be imposed.
Any person who manufactures, transports and sells 2nd grade drugs shall be sentenced to life imprisonment or imprisonment of more than 7 years; in addition thereto, a fine of no more than NT$10,000,000 may be imposed.
Any person who manufactures, transports and sells 3rd grade drugs shall be sentenced to imprisonment of more than 7 years; in addition thereto, a fine of no more than NT$7,000,000 may be imposed.
Any person who manufactures, transports and sells 4th grade drugs shall be sentenced to imprisonment of more than 5 years but less than 12 years; in addition thereto, a fine of no more than NT$3,000,000 may be imposed.
Any person who manufactures, transports and sells the tools for manufacturing or abuse of drugs shall be sentenced to imprisonment of more than 1 year but less than 7 years; in addition thereto, a fine of no more than NT$1,000,000 may be imposed.

Any attempt to commit the crimes referred to in the above five paragraphs shall be punishable.
For other relevant provisions, please see the Statute for Narcotics Hazard Control.

Controlled imported/exported goods

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of controlled or smuggled goods identified in the “Statute for Punishment of Smuggling,” “Statute of the Customs Anti-smuggling Act,” “Regulations Governing Permission of Trade between Taiwan and China,” “Regulations for Management of Export and Import of High-tech Commodities,” “Optical Disk Management Act,” “Management Regulations for Export of Goods” and the relevant decrees and orders, and the imported or exported goods controlled by Ministry of Economic Affairs under the relevant trading laws and regulations. The goods include, but are not limited to: Guns; bullets; explosives; toxic gases and other weapons (including spare parts and accessories); forged or counterfeit currency, coins and notes; marketable securities; stamps; duty stamps and other tax receipts/certificates; and Opium; marijuana; Cocaine; chemical synthesis narcotic drugs and the various agents; containers and seeds for said goods; unlicensed reproduced books (other than those for personal use) and the originals of the reproduced books (including the originals of compositions and photographs); unlicensed reproduced music records (other than those for personal use); master tapes of the reproduced music records (the original of the music records) and labels and covers of the reproduced music records; unlicensed reproduced voice recordings and videotapes (other than those for personal use).
Please note that prior to display of any products or services, you shall read the relevant regulations for import and export of goods provided by Bureau of Foreign Trade and also view the import/export regulations site of the Bureau of Foreign Tradefor the relevant import/export requirements about your products or services to confirm that your products or services comply with the requirements.

Tobacco products

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of cigarettes, cut tobacco, cigars and other products entirely or partly made of the leaf tobacco or its substitute as raw materials which are manufactured to be used for smoking, chewing, sucking, snuffing or other methods of consuming. Merchandise with brand names or trademarks identical or similar to tobacco products, and candies, snacks, toys or any other objects in form of tobacco products are prohibited.

Relevant laws & regulations

Tobacco Hazard Prevention Act
Paragraph 1 of Article 2 provides that the term “Tobacco products” defined herein refer to cigarettes, cut tobacco, cigars and other products entirely or partly made of the leaf tobacco or its substitute as raw materials which are manufactured to be used for smoking, chewing, sucking, snuffing or other methods of consuming.
Paragraph 1 of Article 5 provides that tobacco products shall not be sold by vending machines, mail orders, e-shopping, or any other methods through which the age of the consumers cannot be screened by the vendors.
Paragraph 1 of Article 9 provides that the promotion or advertising of tobacco products shall not be done via Internet.
Paragraph 7 of Article 9 provides that the promotion of tobacco products shall not use merchandise with brand names or trademarks identical or similar to tobacco products in conducting promotion or advertising.
Article 14 provides that no person shall manufacture, import or sell candies, snacks, toys or any other objects in the form of tobacco products.
For other provisions, please see the Tobacco Hazard Prevention Act.

Wines

The Site strictly prohibits the sale of alcohol, including beverages having alcohol content by volume of more than 0.5 percent, undenatured ethyl alcohol and other ethyl products that can be used for the production or preparation of the above-mentioned beverages. When posting wine advertisement, your company shall comply with any and all laws and regulations, as well as the rules issues by the authorities (including but not limited to Article 37 of the Tobacco and Alcohol Administration Act, Articles 11 and 12 of the Enforcement Rules of the Tobacco and Alcohol Administration Act).

Relevant laws & regulations

Tobacco and Alcohol Administration Act
Articles 4.1 to 4.3 provide that alcohol referred to in this Act shall mean beverages having an alcohol content by volume of more than 0.5 percent, undenatured ethyl alcohol and other ethyl products that can be used for the production or preparation of the above-mentioned beverages. Alcohol which is regarded as medicine in accordance with the acts or regulations of the central health authority shall be exempted from administration as alcohol under this Act.
Article 30.1 provides that alcohol products shall not be sold by vending machines, mail orders, e-shopping, or any other methods through which the age of the consumers cannot be screened by the vendors.
Article 37 provides that Alcohol advertisements and promotions shall be conspicuously labeled with the warnings " Driving After Drinking is Prohibited," and further with second warning such as "Excessive Drinking Endangers Health," or other warnings, and shall not involve any of the following:
1. Violation of public order and good morals.
2. Encouraging or advocating consumption of alcohol.
3. Targeting of children or youths, or harming the mental and physical wellbeing of children, youths, or pregnant women.
4. Content that is deceptive, exaggerated, fabricated, or easily misinterpreted.
5. Labeling, advertising, or promotions that implicitly or explicitly indicate medical or health effects.
6. Other matters whose prohibition is publicly announced by the central competent authority.
Enforcement Rules of the Tobacco and Alcohol Administration Act
Article 10.1
The term "advertising" as referred to in Article 37 of the Act shall mean propagating the content of promotion to the general public by utilizing television, broadcasting, films, slides, newspapers, magazines, flyers, posters, signboards, memorial archways, computer networks, fax, electronic videos, electronic voice, or other means.
Article 11
Other warnings pursuant to Article 37 of the Act shall be handled in compliance with the Regulations Governing the Labeling of the Alcohol Products.
The health warning label on advertising or promotional materials of alcohol products set forth in Article 37 of the Act shall continuously appear thereon and independently occupy at least 10% of the space of the entire page, and the space for the written characters shall not be smaller than 50% of the space of the background, except for the image attached to Article 9, the warning label may not display any text or image that is not related to the warning. In the case of television or other image commercials or promotion, the warning shall constantly appear in an overlapping manner. In the case of mere sound advertisement or promotion, the health warning shall be clearly disclosed by sound.
The color of the warning set forth in the preceding Paragraph shall be in contrast with the background color of the advertising or promotional materials.
Article 12
With regard to the provision where advertising or promotion of alcohol shall not contain deceptive, exaggerated, distorted facts or content that are easily misinterpreted, set forth in Article 37, Subparagraph 4 of the Act, the provision states that the advertising or promotion shall not have false or misleading statements or use translation wording, labels of the same category, type, and style, other similar labels, or additional remarks to state that the alcohol is produced from somewhere else. This provision shall apply to those with correct labels of the actual place of origin as well.
Regulations Governing the Labeling of the Alcohol Products
Article 11
Warning label on alcohol products shall be at least 2.65 mm in font size and be placed in a conspicuous place on the container’s largest external surface. Such statement shall be on a contrasting background for ready legibility.
The warning label referred in the preceding paragraph, except on ethyl alcohol, shall be labeled as “Excessive consumption of alcohol is harmful to health” or one of the followings:
1. To be safe, don’t drink and drive.
2. Excessive drinking is harmful to you and others.
3. Drinking is prohibited if under 18 years old.
4. Large quantity intake of alcohol product in a short period of time is lethal.
5. Other warnings approved by the central competent authority.
Ethyl alcohol shall be labeled with one of the followings:
1. Highly flammable. Keep away from sources of fire, sparks, and flames.
2. Irritating to eyes, skin, and respiratory system and should be kept in a cool and ventilated location with cap on tightly.
Letter of the Ministry of Finance no. tai-cai 0930303448 (2004.4.19) provides that, for Internet advertisement, the health label shall be clearly displayed in conjunction with the wine advertisement at any time; in case of scroll of the wine advertisement, the health label shall be conspicuous to viewers for each item of the wine product.
For other provisions, please see the Tobacco and Alcohol Administration Act, Enforcement Rules of the Tobacco and Alcohol Administration Act, Compilation of Laws for Tobacco and Alcohol Administration, Q&A for Tobacco and Alcohol Administration issued by the Ministry of Finance.

Medicines and medical devices

The Site prohibits sale of drugs. For sale of medical devices, it shall be subject to the applicable laws and regulations (e.g. the Classification and Registration Requirements of Mail-Order Purchase for Medical devices). Your company’s advertisement of drugs or medical devices shall comply with the applicable laws and regulations, together with the rules issued by the authorities (e.g. the Laws and Examination Guidelines for Drug Advertisement and the Laws and Examination Guidelines for Medical Devices Advertisement issued by Ministry of Health and Welfare). The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of counterfeit drugs, prohibited drugs, misbranded drugs or defective medical devices. Please note that medicines and medical devices shall be manufactured, dispensed, imported, exported, sold or displayed strictly in accordance with the “Pharmaceutical Affairs Act” and the relevant decrees and orders. You shall ensure that your medicines and/or medical devices comply with the relevant laws and the competent authority’s requirements.


Relevant laws & regulations

Pharmaceutical Affairs Act
Article 6
The term "drugs" as used in this Act shall refer to any of the following raw materials and preparations:
1. Drugs which are listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia, or in the Pharmacopoeia of other countries, the official National Formularies or any of their supplements recognized by the central competent health authority;
2. Drugs which are not included in the preceding Sub-paragraph but are used in diagnosing, curing, alleviating or preventing the diseases of human beings;
3. Other drugs which are sufficient to affect the body structure and physiological functions of human beings; or
4. Drugs which are used in preparing such drugs set forth in the preceding three Sub-paragraphs.
Article 13
The term "medical devices" as used in this Act shall refer to instruments, machines, apparatus and their accessories, fittings and parts which are used in diagnosing, curing, alleviating, or directly preventing the diseases of human beings, or which may affect the body structure or functions of human beings.
The central competent health authority shall establish Regulations Governing the Management of Medical Devices in regards to its scope, classification, management, and other matters in accordance with practical needs.
Article 20
The term "counterfeit drugs" as used in this Act shall refer to the drugs which are found to fall within any of the following circumstances after inspection or testing:
1.     The drugs are manufactured without prior approval;
2.     The active ingredients of the drugs are inconsistent with the ingredients thereof previously approved;
3.     The drugs are packed or alternated with the products of others; or
4.     The marking of the expiration date of the drugs has been altered or replaced.
Article 22
The term "counterfeit drugs" as used in this Act shall refer to the drugs which are found to fall within any of the following circumstances:
1.     Poisonous or harmful drugs which are prohibited by an order publicly announced by the central competent health authority, from manufacturing, dispensing, importing, exporting, selling or displaying; or
2.     Drugs which are imported without prior approval, except the drugs which are carried into this country for personal use by passengers or service personnel on board the means of transportation.
The quota of the personal-use pharmaceuticals referred to in Subparagraph 2 of the preceding Paragraph shall be determined by the central health competent authority in conjunction with the Ministry of Finance.
Article 78
In addition to the actions to be taken under other relevant provisions of this Act, the following disciplinary actions shall be taken when the suspicious medications sampled and tested are discovered and confirmed as counterfeit drugs, misbranded drugs, prohibited drugs or defective medical devices:
1.     All the manufacture permit licenses, import permits, factory registration certificates, and the business permit licenses granted to the manufacturer or importer, or held by a person other than the owner of such permits or licenses, found to be manufacturing or importing counterfeit drugs or prohibited drugs shall be revoked entirely by the original issuing authorities.
2.     For the firm which sells or displays with intent to sell counterfeit drugs or prohibited drugs, the municipality’s or county’s (city) competent health authority shall announce in newspapers the name, address and the responsible person of the firm, the name of drugs involved and the details of the violation. In case of further violation by the said firm, its business operation may be suspended.
3.     For the firm which manufactures, imports, sells or displays with intent to sell misbranded drugs or defective medical devices, the municipality’s or county’s (city) competent health authority shall announce in newspapers the name, address and responsible person of the firm, the name of medications involved and the details of the violation.  In case of serious or further violation by the said firm, its permits and licenses may be revoked and its business operation may be also suspended. The provisions in the preceding Paragraph shall apply mutatis mutandis to persons who manufacture or import medical devices without prior approval.
Article 82
Any person who manufactures or imports counterfeit drugs or prohibited drugs shall be subject to punishment with imprisonment for a period of not more than ten (10) years and may in addition thereto be imposed with a fine of not more than NT$10,000,000.
The offender set forth in the preceding Paragraph shall be punished with life imprisonment or imprisonment of more than ten (10) years in the event the said offence results in personal death, or with imprisonment of more than seven (7) years in the event the offence results in serious personal injury.
Any person who commits the offence set forth in the first Paragraph hereof by negligence shall be punished with imprisonment of not more than three (3) years, detention or a fine of not more than NT$500,000.
Any attempt to commit the crime referred to in the first Paragraph shall be punishable.
Article 84
Any person who manufactures or imports medical devices without prior approval shall be punished with imprisonment of not more than three (3) years and may, in addition thereto, be imposed with a fine of not more than NT$100,000.
Any person who knowingly sells, supplies, transports, stores, brokers, transfers or displays with intent to sell the medical devices set forth in the preceding Paragraph shall be subject to the punishment set forth in the preceding Paragraph.
Any person who commits the offence set forth in the preceding Paragraph by negligence shall be punished with imprisonment of not more than six months, detention or a fine of not more than NT$500,000.
Pharmaceutical Affairs Act Enforcement Rules
Article 9
The matters to be registered by a pharmaceutical firm pursuant to Article 27, paragraph 21 of the Act are as follows:
1. The type of pharmaceutical firm being registered.
2. The lines of business of the firm.
3. The name of the firm.
4. The firm's address.
5. The firm's responsible persons.
6. The firm's drug administration, manufacturing supervision, or technical personnel.
7. Other required matters for registration.
Article 45
Texts and images used in a drug advertisement shall be limited to the name of the drug, its dosage form, prescription content, usage quantity, usage method, efficacy, guidelines, and packaging, and the name and address of the manufacturer, as initially approved by the central competent health authority.
The efficacy stated in the text of an advertisement for Chinese medicine materials shall be limited to the efficacy stated in the Compendium of Materia Medica.
Article 46
The name of the firm and the number of its drug permit license and the advertisement approval document shall be published simultaneously or disseminated together with any drug advertisement.
Article 47
When any of the following occurs in drug advertising content, that content shall be deleted or its approval shall be denied:
1. Content involving efficacy related to sexual intercourse.
2. The use of methods likely to encourage drug abuse, such as exchanges of drug containers for prizes or the provision of incentives.
3. Any representation that use of a drug will cure a particular disease or will improve a person's health or constitution in a particular area, or the creation of false or misleading scenarios as a means of publicizing the drug.
4. Exaggeration of a drug's efficacy or safety.

Medical devices being able to be sold in mail-order purchase by pharmacists and its registration requirements (The bulletin of Shou-Shi No. 1021653168 by the Ministry of Health and Welfare on January 2, 2014)
1. Pharmacists can sell class I medical devices and class II medical devices listed in attachment via mail-order purchase.
2. Pharmacists sell medical devices via mail-order purchase shall apply for registration in accordance with Article 9, Paragraphs 1 to 6 of Pharmaceutical Affairs Act Enforcement Rules, in addition, pharmacists shall apply to the competent health authority of their special municipality or county (or county-level city) for registration of the listed matters:
(1) Mail-order purchase channel types,
(2) Mail-order purchase channel connections,
(3) Advisory hotline.
3. Definition of matters to be registered in this bulletin are as follows:
(1) Mail-order purchase channel: a channel via radio, television, telephone, facsimile, catalog, newspapers, magazines, internet, flyers, or similar ways for consumers to purchase without actual survey of goods,
(2) Mail-order purchase channel vendor: an enterprise provides mail-order purchase channel to sell goods,
(3) Mail-order purchase channel connection: a connecting way including website, address, telephone etc. is able to track to pharmacists and mail-order purchase channel vendor.
4. Pharmacists use third party's mail-order purchase channel to sell medical devices when applying for registration shall submit a licensing agreement of mail-order purchase channel vendor including the following matters:
(1) Pharmacist's name, address, name and ID number of the person in charge,
(2) Mail-order purchase channel vendor's name, address, name and ID number of the person in charge,
(3) Licensed Goods to be sold,
(4) License period.
5. Pharmacists who sell medical devices via mail-order purchase channel shall disclose the following matters in a way for consumers to clearly recognize at an obvious site of the mail-order purchase channel:
(1) License number, product name, pharmacist's name, manufacturer's name, and manufacturer's address recited on medical device license, 
(2) Pharmacist's name, address and license number recited on pharmacist license,
(3) Manufacturing date and effective period or expiration date,
(4) Pharmacist's advisory hotline,
(5) "Please read the product specification carefully before use" shall be marked,
(6) For products having measuring capability, it shall recite that service of periodical calibration is provided and the service location.
6. Mail-order purchase channel vendor when practicing mail-order purchase business shall confirm that the matters listed in Point 5 of this bulletin have been disclosed at an obvious site of the mail-order purchase channel, and shall periodically review whether the business practice complies with this bulletin.
7. While information published in mail-order purchase channels involves with advertising of drugs, application for approval in accordance with the regulations of Pharmaceutical Affairs Act shall be applied, then the approved information can be published, and relative governing regulations shall be complied. 

For the attachment of point 1 of the above "Medical devices being able to be sold in mail-order purchase by pharmacists and its registration requirements", please refer to here

For other provisions, please see the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act, Pharmaceutical Affairs Act Enforcement Rules, Laws and Examination Guidelines for Drug Advertisement, Laws and Examination Guidelines for Medical Devices Advertisement, and the official site of the Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Executive Yuan.

Cosmetics

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any cosmetics (including the advertisement) which are pending the competent authority’s permit.  Prior to display of said goods, please ensure the compliance with the relevant laws and competent authority’s requirements.

Relevant laws & regulations

Statute for Control of Cosmetic Hygiene
Article 24
No obscene, immoral, false or exaggerate advertisement may be published or publicized in newspapers, publications, advertising leaflets, or on broadcasting, slides, motion pictures, television and other mass communication media for promoting the sale of cosmetics.
Before publicizing or advertising any cosmetic product, the manufacturer or dealer thereof shall first submit to the central, municipal or county/city competent health authorities for its approval all the text, pictures and/or oral statements contained therein; and shall subsequently present the approval letter or certificate to the mass communication institutions concerned for their examination.
For the cosmetic advertisements which have been approved by the central, municipal or county/city competent health authorities in accordance with the provisions of the preceding Paragraph, the approval letter or certificate so issued shall be valid for period of one year. If the holder of such approval letter or certificate needs to continue such advertising activity upon expiration thereof, an application for extension thereof may be filed with the original issuing authorities provided that the duration of each extension shall not exceed one year. In the event the contents or the manner of publishing or publicizing of the approved advertisements are found improper during the approved period of such advertising program, the original issuing authorities may annul or order the modification of such improper advertisements.
For other provisions, please see Statute for Control of Cosmetic Hygiene, the corresponding regulations and guidelines (including Dos and Don'ts for Cosmetic Advertisement and others) and the official site of the Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare,, Executive Yuan

Foods

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any foods, food additives, food cleansers, food utensils, food containers or food packaging which are pending the competent authority’s permit. Prior to display of said goods, please ensure that such goods comply with the relevant laws and competent authority’s requirements.

Relevant laws & regulations

Act Governing Food Sanitation
Article 21
None of the foods, food additives, food cleansers, food utensils, food containers or packaging and food cleansers which are designated by the central competent authority in a public announcement shall be manufactured, processed, prepared, repacked, imported or exported without filing product registration with and procuring a permit document from the central competent authority. Any change in the registered matters shall be subject to the prior approval of the central competent authority.
None of the genetically modified food raw materials shall be used as the food raw materials without being reviewed by the central competent authority in the health risk assessment, filing product registration with and procuring a permit document.
Importers of genetically modified food raw materials, that have filed product registration with and procured a permit document from the central competent authority, shall establish a traceability system for tracing the source and tracking the flow of the genetically modified food raw materials in accordance to Paragraph 2 of Article 9. 
The permits mentioned in the preceding paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be valid for a term of one year to five years subject to the decisions by the central competent authority. Application for extension shall be filed within three months prior to the expiration of the term with the central competent authority if continued manufacture, processing, preparation, repacking, importation or exportation is desired after the expiration. The term of each extension shall not exceed five years.
The regulations governing the revocation of the permits mentioned in Paragraphs 1 and 2, and issuance, replacement, re-issuance, extension, transfer, de-registration, and change in the registered matters of the permit document, etc. shall be prescribed by the central competent authority.
The product registration under Paragraphs 1 and 2 may be commissioned to another institution in accordance with regulations which are prescribed by the central competent authority.
For the unregistered genetically modified food raw materials mentioned in Paragraph 2 prior to the amendment of this Act on 28th January 2014, shall complete review and registration within two years after promulgation of this Act.
Article 28
The labeling, promotion or advertisement of foods, food additives, food cleansers and food utensils, food containers or packaging designated by the central competent authority in a public announcement shall not be false, exaggerated or misleading.
Foods shall not be so labeled, promoted or advertised as having medical efficacy.
The central competent authority may prescribe restrictions on the sales, promotion or advertising for special dietary foods or foods which easily lead to chronic diseases or are unsuitable for long term consumption for children and persons with special needs. The regulations governing the food items, restrictions on the sales promotion or advertising, prohibition of publishing and broadcasting and other matters to be complied with shall be prescribed by the central competent authority.
Health Food Control Act
Article 2
For the purposes of this Act, the term "health food" shall denote food with health care effects, having been labeled or advertised with such effects.
The term “health care effects” shall mean an effect that has been scientifically proven to be capable of improving people’s health, and decreasing the harms and risks of diseases. However, it is not a medical treatment aimed at treating or remedying human diseases; such “health care effects” shall be announced by the central competent authority.
Article 4
The health care effects of health food shall be described in any of the following ways:
1.claiming the effect of preventing or alleviating the illness relating to nutrients when deficient in the human body if intake of the health food can make up said nutrients;
2.claiming the impact on human physiological structure and functions by the specified nutrients or specific ingredients contained in a health food or the food itself after the health food has been taken;
3.furnishing the scientific evidence to support the claim that the health food can maintain or affect human physiological structure and functions; and/or
4.describing the general advantages of taking the health food.
Article 7
No health food shall be manufactured or imported unless and until an application for review and testing registration supported by information on its ingredients, specifications, functions and effects, a summary of the manufacturing process, specifications and methods of analysis, other relevant data and documentation, as well as label and sample are submitted along with permit fee, review and testing fees to, and a product registration permit is issued by, the central competent authority or the organization commissioned thereby.
The permit fee referred to in the preceding paragraph means the fee for the issuance, replacement, or supplementary issuance of the health food permit against the application for review and testing registration. The review and testing fees mean the fees for the review and testing. The relevant fee amount shall be prescribed by the competent authority.
An application for change of the registered items of the health food after permit is issused must be filed with the relevant review fee to the central competent authority.
The central competent authority may, where necessary, commission relevant organization (institution), school or group to deal with the review and testing referred to in the first paragraph. The relevant regulations shall be prescribed by the central competent authority.
Regulations of the application for permit referred to in the first paragraph shall be prescribed by the central competent authority.
Article 12
No health food or raw materials thereof shall be manufactured, prepared, processed, sold, stored, imported, exported, offered as gift, or publicly displayed if the health food or raw materials thereof:
1.deteriorate or become rotten;
2.are contaminated by pathogens;
3.contain any residual pesticide exceeding the permissible tolerance set by the central competent authority;
4.are contaminated by nuclear fallout or radioactivity exceeding the permissible tolerance set by the central competent authority;
5.are adulterated or counterfeited;
6.exceed the shelf life; or
7.contain other substances or foreign matters detrimental to human health.
Article 14
No health food labeling or advertisement shall misrepresent or exaggerate, and the health claims shall not extend beyond the approved scope and shall be limited to the content registered at the central competent authority.
No labeling or advertisement of health food shall claim or refer to medical efficacy.

For other provisions, please see the Act Governing Food Sanitation, Health Food Control Act and the official site of the Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Executive Yuan.

Guns, Canons, Ammunitions and Knives

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any guns and canons (e.g. canons, shoulder-launched assault weapons, machine guns, sub-machine guns, carbines, automatic rifles, rifles, horse pistols, pistols, pistol fountain pens, gas soft guns, tranquilizer dart guns, hunting rifles, air guns, spear guns, and any other lethal weapons capable of launching metal or bullets), ammunition (cannonballs and bullets used in said guns and any other lethal or destructive bombs or explosives), and knives (e.g. Samurai swords, stick knives, double knives, brass knuckles, steel (iron) whips, thrusters, daggers, and any other lethal knives prohibited in a public notice by the competent central authority).

Relevant laws & regulations

Act Governing the Control and Prohibition of Guns, Cannons, Ammunitions, and Knives
Article 4
The guns, cannons, ammunitions and knives defined in this Act refer to:
1.     Guns: Canons, shoulder-launched assault weapons, machine guns, sub-machine guns, carbines, automatic rifles, rifles, horse pistols, pistols, pistol fountain pens, gas soft guns, tranquilizer dart guns, hunting rifles, air guns, spear guns, and any other lethal weapons capable of launching metal or bullets. 
2.     Ammunitions: Cannonballs and bullets used for said guns and any other lethal or destructive bombs or explosives 
3.     Knives: Samurai swords, stick knives, double knives, brass knuckles, steel (iron) whips, thrusters, daggers, and any other lethal knives prohibited in a public notice by the competent central authority. 
The guns and ammunitions referred to in the sub-paragraphs 1 & 2 of the preceding paragraph shall include the component parts thereof, unless the parts cannot form the guns or ammunitions.
The types of component parts of guns and ammunitions shall be published by the competent central authority.
Article 5
Without the competent central authority’s prior approval, no person shall engage in manufacturing, selling, transporting, transferring, leasing, borrowing, holding, depositing or displaying the guns and ammunitions referred to in the preceding paragraph.

For other provisions, please see the Act Governing the Control and Prohibition of Guns, Cannons, Ammunitions and Knives.

Live specimens of protected wildlife or the products thereof

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of live specimens, carcasses, parts, products and processed goods of the protected wildlife.

Relevant laws & regulations

Wildlife Conservation Act
Article 4
Wildlife shall be classified in two categories: 
1.     Protected Species: Endangered Species, Rare and Valuable Species and Other Conservation-Deserving Wildlife; 
2.     General Wildlife: All other wildlife not included in the previous category. 
The Wildlife Conservation Advisory Committee is responsible for the determination of animals which belong in the first category.  The NPA is responsible for compilation and announcement of the Schedule of Protected Species.
Article 40
The following offenses shall be punished with imprisonment for not less than six months and not more than five years, and/or a fine of not less than NT$300,000 and not more than NT$1,500,000: 
1.     Violation of Article 24, Paragraph 1, unapproved import or export of live Protected Wildlife Species or products.
2.     Violation of Article 35, Paragraph 1, trading, displaying or exhibiting with the intent to sell Protected Wildlife and its products.
Article 51
Anyone who meets any of the following circumstances shall be subjected to a fine of not less than NT$10,000 and not more than NT$50,000: 
1.     Violation of Article 12, Paragraph 1 by avoiding, refusing or hindering a wildlife resource investigation or the application of conservation plan measures;
2.     Violation of Article 20, Paragraph 1;
3.     Violation of Article 24, Paragraph 1 by import or export of General Wildlife without the approval of the competent central authority;
4.     (Deleted)
5.     Violation of Article 28;
6.     Violation of Article 31, Paragraphs 1, 2, 3 or 6;
7.     Violation of Article 35, Paragraph 1 by display or exhibition in a public area of Protected Wildlife, Endangered or Rare and Valuable Species products with no intent to sell but lacking the proper permission; 
8.     Violation of Article 37;
9.     Violation of Article 38;
10.   Any owner or keeper who refuses to sell their wildlife carcass according to Article 39.

For other provisions, please see the Wildlife Conservation Act and the official site of Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan.

Agro-pesticides

The Site strictly prohibits the sale of any agro-pesticides, including formulated agro-pesticides and technical grade agro-pesticide (all active ingredients or raw materials required for the manufacturing of formulated agro-pesticides). Your company’s agro-pesticides advertisement shall comply with the applicable laws and regulations, together with the rules issued by the authorities (including but not limited to the Regulations Governing the Advertising of Pesticides).

Relevant laws & regulations

Agro-pesticides Management Act
Article 5
The terms used in this Act are as defined as follows:
1.     Agro-pesticide: Denotes formulated agro-pesticides and technical grade agro-pesticide. 
2.     Formulated agro-pesticide: Denotes the chemicals or biologically-based formulations listed below: 
(1)    Those used for preventing and eliminating pests of crops and forest or the products thereof;
(2)    Those used for regulating the growth of crops and forest or for influencing the physiological functions thereof; 
(3)    Those used for regulating the growth of beneficial insects;
(4)    Any other chemicals designated by the competent central authority for protecting plants. 
3.     Technical grade pesticide: Denotes any and all active ingredients or raw materials required for the manufacturing of formulated agro-pesticides referred to in the preceding paragraph. Notwithstanding, any and all technical grade pesticides shall be deemed formulated agro-pesticides as long as they are directly used for any of the purposes under the preceding paragraph and are approved and promulgated by the competent central authority. 
4.     Labeling: Denotes the illustrative text, patterns or marks on the container, packaging or enclosed specification of agro-pesticides.
5.     Agro-pesticide manufacturers: Denotes those engaged in the manufacture, processing and repackaging of agro-pesticides as well as the wholesale and export of agro-pesticides, and the import of technical grade agro-pesticides for personal use; manufacturers also may be engaged in the retail of their own products. 
6.     Agro-pesticide dealers: Denotes those engaged in the wholesale, retail, import and export of agro-pesticides. 
7.     Manufacturing: Denotes the process of manufacturing raw materials into technical grade agro-pesticides. 
8.     Processing: Denotes the process of transforming technical grade agro-pesticides into formulated agro-pesticides.
Article 26
An agro-pesticide dealer shall designate full-time managers and before proceeding to do business, first apply to the local municipality or county/city competent authority for issuing an agro-pesticide dealer's license.
The above mentioned license shall be valid for five years. An application for extension of said validity shall be filed with local municipality or county/city competent authority before one month of the expiration; provided each extension shall not exceed five years. Failure to make an application for authorization within the time limit or the application is rejected shall apply for issuing a new license.
The relevant autonomous regulations governing the application, issuance, re-issuance, exchange, extension, abolishment,and alteration under the first and preceding paragraph shall be prescribed by the corresponding municipal or county/city competent authority.
The regulations governing the training and qualification requirements of the managers under the first paragraph, the acquisition, revoking and limitation of re-application of their certificates and other relevant matters shall be prescribed by the central competent authority.
The licenses, issued prior to enforcement of the amendment of this Act, December nine, 2014, shall subject to Paragraph 2 to apply for extension within two years.
Article 29
An agro-pesticide dealer shall observe the following provisions:
1. Hang the agro-pesticide dealer's license visibly in the business place.
2. Do not sell formulated agro-pesticides outside the business premise.
3. Do not sell formulated agro-pesticides with the original package unsealed.
4. Do not sell agro-pesticides without labeling.
5. Separate agro-pesticides from others if the dealer also sells other goods.
6. Prepare books of account or adopt other manner promulgated by the central competent authority to record the name, address, age and contact of the buyers and the quantity they buy, and keep such books for three years.
7. Do not sell to children and juveniles under 18 years.
8. Ask the buyer ’ s purpose for buying such agro-pesticide; do not sell if the use or its scope is other than approved and registered.
9. Provide certificate of sale recording the item, quantity, application scope, buyer and seller to the buyer.
10. Recycle pesticide waste containers and deliver to clean and manage by environmental protection related laws.
Regulations Governing the Advertising of Pesticides
Article 2
Pesticide manufacturers or pesticide retailer (herein referred to as "enterprises") before posting or circulating advertisements for pesticides on following media or places shall apply texts, frames or dialogue in the advertising for approval in accordance with article 3:
1. Film and television including movies, television, video cassettes, CD-ROM disks, etc.,
2. Radio broadcasts,
3. Billboards,
4. Internet,
5. Publications including newspapers, magazines, diaries, calendars, flyers etc.,
6. Vehicle (carriage) advertising,
7. Other media, places.
Article 3
Enterprises before posting or circulating advertisements for pesticides shall submit the following documents to central governing authority for approval:
1. An application form of pesticide advertisement examination and three copies of review form, and contents of the advertisement shall be adhered to the application form and the review form respectively,
2. One copy of the pesticide license with the pesticide license owner's signet,
3. One copy of the pesticide labels approved by central governing authority with the pesticide license owner's signet.

For other provisions, please see the Agro-pesticides Management Act, the Application and Examination Requirements for Agro-pesticides Advertisement and the official site of Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan.

Firecrackers and fireworks

The Site prohibits the display or sale of unpermitted fireworks with powder inside which will appear to sparkle, spin, move, float, levitate or produce boom sounds or smoke after being discharged.

Relevant laws & regulations

Firework and Firecracker Management Act
Article 3
The “fireworks” in this act means those with powder inside which will appear to sparkle, spin, move, float, levitate or produce boom sounds or smoke after being discharged, and used for celebrations or entertainment, but excluding signal flares, smoke bombs, or any other powder products.
Fireworks are classified as follows:
1. General fireworks: Provided to consumers through type approval, individual approval, and have attached to them an approval symbol.
2. Professional pyrotechnic devices: Discharged by professional personal and divided as followed:
(1) Stage pyrotechnics: Airbursts, flares, line rockets, concussion mortar and binary systems used especially in movies, television programs, dramas, concerts and other activities for producing performance sound and light effects.
(2) Special pyrotechnics: Aerial shells, cakes, powder wrapped in a single paper tube or its combinations and used in outdoor activities for producing tremendous sound and light effectiveness.
(3) Any other kind of professional pyrotechnic devices announced by the central competent authority

For other provisions, please see the Firework and Firecracker Management Act.

Public Hazardous Substances & Flammable Pressurized Gases

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any public hazardous substances and flammable pressurized gases (e.g. LPG).

Relevant laws & regulations

Public Hazardous Substances & Flammable Pressurized Gases Establishment Standards & Safety Control Regulations
Article 7
A place for the process of public hazardous materials refers to any of the following places: 
1.     Place for trading: 
(1)    Type 1 Trading Place: The place for trading the Six Materials in containers in a quantity less than 15 times of the control quantity; 
(2)    Type 2 Trading Place: The place for trading the Six Materials in containers in a quantity greater than 15 times but less than 40 times of the control quantity; and 
2.     General Process Place: Any place other than those places described in the preceding subparagraph for processing the Six Materials at a quantity over the control quantity. 
The place for the process of flammable pressurized gases refers to any of the following places: 
1.     The Trading Place: The place for trading flammable pressurized gases in containers; and 
2.     The Container Inspection Place: The place for inspecting containers of liquefied petroleum gases or domestic use or operating use.
3.      The Place for Concatenated Uses of Containers: the place for concatenated using of at least 80 kg of liquefied petroleum gases as a gas source.
Article 9
Fire safety equipment at a place for the manufacturing, storage or process of public hazardous materials and flammable pressurized gases shall be provided pursuant to Fire Safety Equipment Establishment Standards (the Equipment Standards) and other applicable laws and regulations depending on the class of such material or gas.

For other provisions, please see the Public Hazardous Substances & Flammable Pressurized Gases Establishment Standards & Safety Control Regulations

Lotteries

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any lotteries, e.g. Public Welfare Lottery, Scratch, Mini Lotto, Traditional Lottery and Four-Star Lotto, etc...

Relevant laws & regulations

Public Welfare Lottery Issue Act
Article 11
Any person other than the issuers, agencies or dealers shall engage in the sale of lotteries.
For other provisions, please see the Public Welfare Lottery Issue Act.

Stolen property

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any stolen property, e.g. property stolen from another person.

Relevant laws & regulations

Criminal Code

Article 349 (Offence of receiving stolen property)
A person who receives, transports, accepts for storage, knowingly purchases, or acts as an intermediary for stolen property shall be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than five years or short-term imprisonment; in lieu thereof, or in addition thereto, a fine of not more than five hundred thousand yuan may be imposed.
A thing obtained from the conversion of stolen property shall be considered to be stolen property.

For other provisions, please see the Criminal Code.

Property of the police and public officials

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of the dresses (e.g. uniforms, clothes and trousers and hats), badges or police equipment (e.g. police baton, police hand cuff, electric police baton/stick, electric shock machine, and assault prevention net) of public officials.

Relevant laws & regulations

Criminal Code
Article 159 (Offence of misusing the uniform, badge and official title of a public official)
A person who openly and without authority wears the uniform or badge or makes use of the official title of a public official shall be punished with a fine of not more than NT$500.
Rules Administering Permits for Ordering, Sales and Possession of Police Arms
Article 2
The Rules define that the police arms permitted to be ordered, sold or possessed upon application are limited to the police baton, police hand cuff, electric police baton/stick (electric shock machine) and assault prevention net.
Issue of the permit to the police arms referred to in the preceding paragraph may be commissioned by the Ministry of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the “Ministry”) to the National Police Agency of the Ministry (hereinafter referred to as “National Police Agency”) or municipality or county/city police departments. 
The suppliers referred to in the Rules shall be limited to corporations.

For other provisions, please see the Criminal Code and the Rules Administering Permits for Ordering, Sales and Possession of Police Arms.

Products or services constituting infringement upon another person’s patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets or any other intellectual property rights.

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any products or services constituting infringement upon another person’s patents, trademarks, copyrights or any other intellectual property rights, including but not limited to, any counterfeits of name brand handbags, dresses, watches, jewelries and shoes; pirated games, software, CDs, VCDs, DVDs, books and other publications; speech recordings, music records, films or other works produced without the right holder’s prior approval; academic free software and OEM software; and products or services constituting infringement upon another person’s patents or trade secrets.

Relevant laws & regulations

Patent Act

Article 56

Unless otherwise provided for in this Act, the patentee of a patented article shall have the exclusive right to preclude other persons from manufacturing, making an offer for sale, selling, using, or importing for above purposes the patented article without his/her prior consent. 
Unless otherwise provided for in this Act, the patentee of a patented process shall have the exclusive right to preclude others from using such process and using, selling or importing for above purposes the articles made through direct use of the said process without his/her prior consent.  
The scope of an invention patent right shall be determined based on the claim(s) set forth in the specification of the invention. The descriptions and drawings of the invention may be used as a reference when interpreting the scope of the claims in the patent application.

Article 106
Unless otherwise provided for in this Act, the patentee of a utility model shall have the exclusive right to preclude other persons from manufacturing, offering for sale, selling, using, or importing for such purposes such patented products without his/her prior consent. 
The scope of a utility model patent shall be determined based on the claim(s) set forth in the specification of the patented utility model. When interpreting the scope of claims, the description and drawings of the utility model patent may be used as reference.

Article 123
Unless otherwise provided for in this Act, for the designated article to which a patented design is applied, the patentee of such design patent shall have the exclusive right to preclude others from manufacturing, offering for sale, selling, using or importing for above purposes the articles of the design or similar design as claimed in the design patent without his/her prior consent. 
The scope of the design patent rights shall be determined based on the drawings of the patented design. When interpreting the scope of claim, the descriptions of the design patent made in the specifications of the creation may be used as reference.
Trademark Act

Article 95
Any person who commits any of the following acts in the course of trade without the consent of the proprietor of a registered trademark or collective trademark shall be imprisoned not more than three years, or detained, and/or fined not more than NT$200,000:
(1) using a trademark which is identical with the registered trademark or collective trademark in relation to goods or services which are identical with those for which it is registered;
(2) using a trademark where because the trademark is identical with the registered trademark or collective trademark and used in relation to goods or services similar to those for which the registered trademark or collective trademark is designated, there exists a likelihood of confusion on relevant consumers; or
(3) using a trademark where because the trademark is similar to the registered trademark or collective trademark and used in relation to goods or services identical with or similar to those for which the registered trademark or collective trademark is designated, there exists a likelihood of confusion on relevant consumers.

Article 96
Any person who, in the course of trade, uses a mark where because the mark is identical with or similar to a registered certification mark and used in relation to goods or services identical with or similar to those for which the registered certification mark is designated, there exists a likelihood of confusion on relevant consumers, without the consent of the proprietor of the registered certification mark shall be imprisoned not more than three years, or detained, and/or fined not more than NT$200,000.
The same shall apply if a person sells or, due to an intention to sell, manufactures, possesses, displays labels, packaging, containers, or other articles that are affixed with a sign identical with or similar to another person’s registered certification mark, knowing that such items would likely infringe rights of the certification mark as described in the preceding paragraph.

Article 97
Any person who knowingly sells or, due to an intention to sell, possesses, displays, exports, or imports the goods supplied by another person referred to in the preceding two articles, shall be imprisoned not more than one year, or detained, and/or fined not more than NT$50,000; the same shall apply if said act is done by electronic media or on the Internet.
Copyright Act

Article 87
Any of the following circumstances, except as otherwise provided for under this Act, shall be deemed an infringement of copyright or plate rights:
1.     To exploit a work by means of infringing on the reputation of the author.
2.     Distribution of articles that are known to infringe on plate rights, or public display or possession of such articles with the intent to distribute.
3.     Import of any copies reproduced without the authorization of the economic rights holder or the plate rights holder.
4.     Import of the original or any copies of a work legally reproduced abroad without the authorization of the economic rights holder.
5.     Exploitation for business purposes of a copy of a computer program that infringes on the rights of the economic rights holder of such computer program.
6.     Distribution, by any means other than transfer of ownership or rental, articles that are known to infringe on economic rights; or public display or possession, with the intent to distribute, of articles that are known to infringe on economic rights.
7.     To provide to public computer programs or other technology that can be used to publicly transmit or reproduce works, with the intent to allow the public to infringe economic rights by means of public transmission or reproduction by means of the Internet of the works of another, without the consent of or a license from the economic rights holder, and to receive benefit therefrom.
A person who engages in the activities set out in the preceding subparagraph 7 shall be deemed to have "intent" pursuant to that subparagraph when the advertising or other active measures employed by the person instigates, solicits, incites or persuades the public to use the computer program or other technology provided by that person for the purpose of infringing upon the economic rights of others.

Article 91
A person who infringes on the economic rights of another person by means of reproducing the work without authorization shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than three years, detention, or in lieu thereof, or in addition thereto, a fine of not more than NT$750,000.
A person who infringes on the economic rights of another person by means of reproducing the work without authorization with the intent to sell or rent shall be imprisoned for not less than six months and not more than five years, and in addition thereto, may be fined not less than NT$200,000 and not more than NT$2,000,000.
A person who commits the offense in the preceding paragraph by means of reproducing onto an optical disk shall be imprisoned for not less than six months and not more than five years, and in addition thereto, may be fined not less than NT$500,000 and not more than NT$5,000,000.
A work only for personal reference or fair use of a work does not constitute infringement of copyright.
Article 91-1
A person who infringes on the economic rights of another person by distributing the original of a work or a copy thereof by transfer of ownership without authorization shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than three years, detention, or in lieu thereof, or in addition thereto, a fine of not more than NT$500,000.
A person who distributes or displays with intent to distribute publicly or possesses a copy knowing that it infringes on economic rights shall be imprisoned for not more than three years and, in addition thereto, may be fined not less than NT$70,000 and not more than NT$750,000. 
A person who commits the offense in the preceding paragraph and the infringing copy is an optical disk shall be imprisoned for not less than six months and not more than three years and, in addition thereto, may be fined not less than NT$200,000 and not more than NT$2,000,000. Notwithstanding, this shall not apply to optical disks imported in violation of subparagraph 4 of Article 87 of this Act.
Punishment of an offense in the preceding two paragraphs may be reduced if the offender confesses the source of the goods, resulting in the uncovering thereof.

Article 92
A person who infringes on the economic rights of another person without authorization by means of public recitation, public broadcast, public presentation, public performance, public transmission, public display, adaptation, compilation, or leasing shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than three years, detention, or in lieu thereof, or in addition thereto, a fine of not more than NT$750,000.
For other provisions, please see the Patent ActTrademark ActCopyright ActTrade Secret Act and Integrated Circuit Layout Protection Act.

Currencies and marketable securities

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any currencies in circulation (including the currencies issued by the domestic government or foreign governments) and marketable securities (including stocks, bonds, corporate bonds and any exercisable certificates of creditor’s right).

Human body organs and tissues

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any human body organs or tissues, including sperm, ovum, kidneys, blood, bone and visceral organs, corpses and any other parts. Notwithstanding, wigs made of real hair are excluded.

ID, certificate, license, warrant and certificate of right holder

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any IDs, certificates or licenses issued by the R.O.C. Government or any other state governments, e.g. national ID cards, passports, driving licenses, health insurance cards, credit cards, ATM cards, invoices, shipping notes and receipts, etc…

Real estate

Generally, real estate transactions will involve some restrictions under laws and regulations.  You shall ensure that the display or sale by you complies with any applicable laws.

Display not for provision of products or services

The Site strictly prohibits any display other than that for the purpose of providing products or services, including but not limited to, HR recruitment, people searches, or collection of name lists of customers or marketing information.

Pending the required competent authority’s approval

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any products or services pending the required competent authority’s approval, permission or license for production, sale, possession or transportation.

Products or services against public order or good morals, or prohibited from sale under laws, or the Site considers inappropriate to be listed

The Site strictly prohibits the display or sale of any products or services against the public order or good morals, or prohibited from sale under laws, or the Site considers inappropriate to be listed, including but not limited to, products contributing to crimes or violations of laws, contents containing racial or sexual discrimination and any products, services or displays against the purpose of the Site.