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South Penhu

The Punishments and Fines Due to Violation of Prohibited Dispositions within South Penghu Marine National Park

Disposition Reasons First offense
(NTD/yuan)
Second offence
(NTD/yuan)
I. Any person who displays, sells or transports animals, plants, minerals, fossils, artifacts, specimens or processed products that are prohibited or protected by law. 1,500 3,000
II. Fishing, natural assets mining such as rocks, minerals, fossils, corals, and coral reefs, or underwater archaeological relics salvaging without the permission of the Marine National Park Headquarters (MNPH). 1,500 3,000
III. Anchoring, setting artificial reefs or facilities, using chemicals or pollutants without the permission of MNPH, or any breaches of coral reef ecological systems and the marine environment. 1,500 3,000
IV. Ships and other devices pulling over or disembarking in the scenic area, or entering sea caves without the permission of MNPH. 1,500 3,000
V. Rock climbing in the scenic area without the permission of MNPH. 1,500 3,000
VI. Destroying and defacing public property, public facilities, or natural or cultural landscapes. 1,500 3,000
VII. Setting off firecrackers, fireworks and flying the lanterns. Special occasions such as festivals, folk rituals and religious rituals permitted by MNPH are exceptional. 1,500 3,000
VIII. Animal releasing, abandonment, feeding or harassing wildlife. 1,500 3,000
IX. Vendors or peddlers. 1,500 3,000

Dongsha

Dongsha Atoll National Park: Dongsha Atoll National Park is not yet available for tourism or recreational activities. Currently, the principal objectives are focusing on the conservation and restoration of environmental resources and the development of profound marine academic studies.

Disposition Reasons Punishment and fine
NTD/yuan
Any person who violates Section (8) of Article 13 of the National Park Law First offense Second offense
I. Engaging feeding and harassing wild-lives. 1,500 3,000
II. Taking biological debris, fossils, shall sand, corallites and other rock specimens without permission. 3,000  
III. Import, release foreign creatures or artificial propagation. 3,000  
IV. Setting stalls, scaffolding or similar structures without permission. 1,500 3,000
V. Swimming, diving, skin diving or other underwater activities without permission. 1,500 3,000
VI. Setting campfire or engaging in noisy and bustling activities. 1,500 3,000
VII. Non-official ships or vehicles stopping in the ecological water protection zone. 3,000  

Kinmen

 



【Kinmen】

law_kinmenRegulations and Principles of Protections and Utilization in Kinmen National Park

1. In addition to being controlled by the National Park Law and other implementation bylaws, the utilization of the resources and land within the scope of the plan for the Kinmen National Park shall be governed in accordance with the regulations of these below-mentioned governmental principles for the protection and utilization.
2. To meet resource conservation, tourists’ satisfaction, interpretation services and educational researches in the Kinmen National Park, the below-mentioned activities and facilities are allowed:
a. Facility installment for disasters precaution and salvage trees, old mansions and historic heritages as well as for maintenance of them. Propaganda and guidance facilities are also included.
b. Safety facilities along the hiking trails.
c. Educational and interpretational facilities for ecological, cultural and historic heritages.
d. Researching facilities for ecological, cultural and historic heritages.
e. Observation platforms shall be set up at visit-worthy locations.
f. Restorations of traditional buildings for new uses.
g. Facilities for environmental sanitation, landscape preservation or for management.
h. Other facilities relevant to environmental protection or management.
i. Other necessary public service facilities.
3. To preserve cultural and historic remnants and sites, the constructions and land uses in the conservation area shall be in accordance with the following:
a. The National Park Headquarter shall draw up plans at first for repair and rebuilding of cultural remnants and mementos along with the designated buildings of conservation. The plans shall only be implemented after the national park competent authorities’ approvals.
b. Logging and mining are strictly prohibited.
c. For all historic sites and remnants in the national park, textual research and records making shall be conducted and established. Any necessary renovation or repair of them shall be done in compliance with original construction materials and methods.
d. Carving unnecessary inscriptions or graphic marks are strictly forbidden on the historic heritage and relics.
e. Academic institutes could conduct archaeological researches under the permission of the National Park Headquarter, but shall not damage the cultural assets.
f. Other preservation and maintenance concerning ancient remains and articles that are not stipulated in the above-mentioned regulations should be in compliance with the relevant regulations of the Cultural Assets Preservation Law.
4. Installation of the specific scenery area aims to protect distinctive natural landscapes and special sites of important and memorable historic value. The resources, land utilization and buildings in the areas shall be conducted in accordance with related laws and regulations.
5. The utilization of recreation area shall be in accordance with the related regulations.
6. The existing land utilization pattern is allowed in the general restricted area if not against the objectives and principles of the national park plans. The utilization of the resources, lands and buildings in the national park shall be in accordance with the related regulations.
7. The land utilization of the military installations and barracks within the territory of the national park shall be in accordance with the Ministry of National Defense’s existing regulations and the National Park Law; if it is necessary for alteration or addition, the national park authorities shall give proper cooperation and assistance.
8. The scope, time and route of the viewing spots in military restricted areas should be consulted and decided with the supreme commanders headquarters. Exposition boards, viewing platforms, along with other necessary facilities may be set up at the viewing spots.






【Kinmen】

law_kinmenRegulations and Principles of Protections and Utilization in Kiemen National Park

1 In addition to being controlled by the National Park Law and other implementation bylaws, the utilization of the resources and land within the scope of the plan for the Kinmen National Park shall be governed in accordance with the regulations of these below-mentioned governmental principles for the protection and utilization.
2 To meet resource conservation, tourists’ satisfaction, interpretation services and educational researches in the Kinmen National Park, the below-mentioned activities and facilities are allowed:
a. Facility installment for disasters precaution and salvage trees, old mansions and historic heritages as well as for maintenance of them. Propaganda and guidance facilities are also included.
b. Safety facilities along the hiking trails.
c. Educational and interpretational facilities for ecological, cultural and historic heritages.
d. Researching facilities for ecological, cultural and historic heritages.
e. Observation platforms shall be set up at visit-worthy locations.
f. Restorations of traditional buildings for new uses.
g. Facilities for environmental sanitation, landscape preservation or for management.
h. Other facilities relevant to environmental protection or management.
i. Other necessary public service facilities.
3 To preserve cultural and historic remnants and sites, the constructions and land uses in the conservation area shall be in accordance with the following:
a. The National Park Headquarter shall draw up plans at first for repair and rebuilding of cultural remnants and mementos along with the designated buildings of conservation. The plans shall only be implemented after the national park competent authorities’ approvals.
b. Logging and mining are strictly prohibited.
c. For all historic sites and remnants in the national park, textual research and records making shall be conducted and established. Any necessary renovation or repair of them shall be done in compliance with original construction materials and methods.
d. Carving unnecessary inscriptions or graphic marks are strictly forbidden on the historic heritage and relics.
e. Academic institutes could conduct archaeological researches under the permission of the National Park Headquarter, but shall not damage the cultural assets.
f. Other preservation and maintenance concerning ancient remains and articles that are not stipulated in the above-mentioned regulations should be in compliance with the relevant regulations of the Cultural Assets Preservation Law.
4 Installation of the specific scenery area aims to protect distinctive natural landscapes and special sites of important and memorable historic value. The resources, land utilization and buildings in the areas shall be conducted in accordance with related laws and regulations.
5 The utilization of recreation area shall be in accordance with the related regulations.
6 The existing land utilization pattern is allowed in the general restricted area if not against the objectives and principles of the national park plans. The utilization of the resources, lands and buildings in the national park shall be in accordance with the related regulations.
7 The land utilization of the military installations and barracks within the territory of the national park shall be in accordance with the Ministry of National Defense’s existing regulations and the National Park Law; if it is necessary for alteration or addition, the national park authorities shall give proper cooperation and assistance.
8 The scope, time and route of the viewing spots in military restricted areas should be consulted and decided with the supreme commanders headquarters. Exposition boards, viewing platforms, along with other necessary facilities may be set up at the viewing spots.




Principles on Kinmen National Park’s Executing Crimes Violating National Park Law

1 In order to execute criminal sanctions that violate National Park Law, the Kinmen National Park Headquarters (hereafter called KNP) of Construction and Planning Agency, Ministry of Interior, has designated the Principles.
2 Slight violations of Principles will be admonished and corrected. Serious violations or the ignoring admonishments will be photographed as evidence and given alleged violation tickets for the person(s) involved to sign. The case will be submitted to and saved as record by Kinmen National Park Headquarters.
3 The person(s) involved shall pay the fine within 20 days after receiving the alleged violation ticket. A second notice will be issued if the ticket is not paid off; the person(s) involved shall pay the fine within 10 days after receiving the second notice.
4 For confiscated items due to alleged violation, refer to related laws.
5 For the penalty amount and related documentation, refer to appendix 1 to 3.

Shei-pa

The following activities are prohibited in Shei-Pa National Park:

  1. Capture, slaughter, collection, display, sale, shipment, and storage of animals, plants, minerals, their specimens, and process products protected by National Park Law and other related laws.
  2. Placing retail stalls or peddling itinerantly outside of the designated shopping area.
  3. Illegal fill, land grading, or spoil disposal.
  4. Installing altars or graves and hanging or placing road signs or other facilities that spoil the landscape.
  5. Activities that impede the tranquility of the environment or the safety of the public, such as clamoring, making noises, having parties, making campfires, cooking, using amplifiers, setting off fireworks, swimming, grass skiing, and playing remote-controlled toys outside of the designated area.
  6. Disposal of PET bottles, polystyrene, plastic or mental products, and other hard-to-rot wastes in the non-designated area.
  7. Carrying hunting guns, ropes, nets, clips, cages, batteries, poisons, and other implements that capture, hunt, harm, or poison wildlife into the park.
  8. Setting traps or entrapping wildlife.
  9. Approaching Cijiawan River without permission.

Taroko

 


 

law_taroko 【Taroko】

Without prior approval, the following deeds are prohibited within the premises of Taroko National Park

  1. Display, sell, transport or store animals, plants or ores or specimens/products thereof that by law may not be caught or gathered.
  2. Enter the park with guns, ropes, nets, clamps, cages, electric bottles, poisons and any other hunting devices that are capable of catching, killing, injuring or intoxicating wild lives.
  3. Set up retail stands or solicit business around without approval.
  4. Fill and level up the ground or dump debris.
  5. Set up sacrificial areas, monuments, tombs, or hang or establish road signs or other facilities that disturb the landscape.
  6. Makes noises or hold campfire meetings or engage in other activities such as cookouts, barbeques, grass sliding, swimming, rock-climbing and camping outside of the designated areas.
  7. Outside of the designated areas throw away polyfoam, styrofoam, plastic products, metal products, and other objects and garbage that do not decompose naturally.
  8. Set off firecrackers, fireworks and other objects that may jeopardize public safety.
  9. Unauthorized parking that disturbs traffic flows.
  10. Damage public properties or facilities.
  11. Evade paying or refuse to pay the required admission charge.
  12. Release or abandon animals.

 


Restrictions

Main Contents

Fine Amounts (NT Dollars)

First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offense and over

1. Display, sell, transport or store animals, plants or ores or specimens/products thereof that by law may not be caught or gathered.

3000

6000

15000

2.Enter the park with guns, ropes, nets, clamps, cages, electric bottles, poisons and any other hunting devices that are capable of catching, killing, injuring or intoxicating wild lives.

3000

6000

15000

3.Set up retail stands or solicit business around without approval.

3000

6000

15000

4.Fill and level up the ground or dump debris.

3000

6000

15000

5.Set up sacrificial areas, monuments, tombs, or hang or establish road signs or other facilities that disturb the landscape.

1500

3000

15000

6.Makes noises or hold campfire meetings or engage in other activities such as cookouts, barbeques, grass sliding, swimming, rock-climbing and camping outside of the designated areas.

1500

3000

15000

7.Outside of the designated areas throw away polyfoam, styrofoam, plastic products, metal products, and other objects and garbage that do not decompose naturally.

1500

3000

15000

8.Set off firecrackers, fireworks and other objects that may jeopardize public safety.

1500

3000

15000

9.Unauthorized parking that disturbs traffic flows.

600

1200

2400

10.Damage public properties or facilities.

3000

6000

15000

11.Evade paying or refuse to pay the required admission charge.

1500

3000

15000

12.Release or abandon animals.

3000

6000

15000




Conservation and resource utilization regulations of Taroko National Park

1 Expect for the National Park Law and its enforcement rules, all the resources and land uses should be regulated by these regulations for conservation.
2

Once approved by the administration of National Park Headquarter, some facilities should be set up in the park for reasons of resource preservation, tourist security, and educational studies. The facilities are listed as follows

  1. Watchtowers and some relevant facilities for preventing fire in the forest.
  2. Security facilities during hiking trails for safety consideration.
  3. Instructional facilities for education and studies of ecological and cultural landscapes.
  4. Simple lodging and water supply for hikers.
  5. Waste treatment facilities for keeping the environment clean.
  6. Other protection facilities, public service facilities and other public facilities to maintain the environment.
3

The ecological protected area aims to protect the society of nature and its breeding ground. The use of this area should be abided by the following rules

  1. Permission to enter the preservation area should be approved by the administration of the National Park. After application approved, entrance is allowed.
  2. Except for some necessary conservation facilities approved by the administration of the National Park, other constructions like buildings or roads are forbidden.
  3. Except for some necessary preservation facilities approved by t the administration of the National Park, any behavior of damaging original landform or features is not allowed.
  4. Except for some necessary treatment of deficient woods for preventing wind damage or blight, any behavior like deforesting or changing forest appearance is prohibited.
  5. For the need in the conservation education and studies, animal and plant reserves should be marked out along with guardhouses.
4 Landscape protected areas are made for preserving unique natural landscapes. The resources, land uses, and buildings should be regulated by the original rules.
5 The land in the heritage area is primarily used for preserving significant prehistoric sites, historic cultural sites, and valuable antiques. Its use of the buildings and land should be kept up with the original rules.
6 Recreation areas are properly meant for field amusement activities. Accordingly, the approved areas for recreation and for development should be abided by the enforcement rules of initial regulations.
7 Limited use areas in the national park do not belong to other four sections. If not violating the future plans and programs of the national park, the use of the original land can be permitted.
8 The use of military facilities and camp land in the national park is abided by the National Park Law and current regulations by the Ministry of National Defense. If there’s a need for facilities to be changed or equipped, the administration authorities of national park and Ministry of Defense will go on for a consultation.
9 The forest management in the national park should be abide by the details of the initial regulations.
10 The management of the mining industry in the national park should be complied with the “Mining Law”, “National Park Law”, and “Principles of Mining Cases in the National Park”.
11 Guest houses are delimited in the recreation areas and limited use areas. Their management should be complied with “Regulations for the Management of Home Stay Facilities”.



Yangmingshan

 


 

【Yangmingshan】

law_yangmiThe followings are temporary regulations for requesting The Simple Sign Installation in Yangmingshan National Park

1. The Simple Sign Installation Regulations, which was regulated by Yangmingshan National Park Management Office, were mainly considered to protect both local views and ecological environment. The temporary regulations set the management principle for The Simple Sign Installation. The temporary regulations are legitimate as the released date of the regulation.
2. All government units and private organization, institutions, school or companies are in compliance with this regulation; All sign posted in the Park should apply for The Simple Sign Installation permit.
3. All signs, flags and accepted election flags and billboards, traffic signs or government propaganda signs which are not produced by the management office should apply for the permit. All signs should be installed after the receiving permit.
4. The signs should not distract the public and traffic safety, landscape in the Park and emergency escape of fire. Also, signs should follow the original legislation in region, location and content.
5. All buildings in the Park should apply a name sign, no more then One meter square, of the building. The sign should either located on the entrance parapet or near the entrance door on the ground level. The sign should not have lighting system.
6. Farmers should harvest flowers, vegetable and fruits with valid permit from specified farmers' association. All harvesting farmland and orchard should apply a temporary movable sign from the management office. Signs should be posted in front of the farmland, and removed at the end of harvest. Signs should standardized by the management office.
7. The installer or applicant should be responsible for safety and tidy environment. The office should ask for correction with a period of time; the office should remove the sign(s) when the given time is ended.
8. In the temporary sign regulation, all signs are valid for Two years. Applicant should remove the sign or re-new the permit Three months before the permit is invalid. All signs should not change in forms, materials or relocated without permission from the management office.
9. The Simple Sign should apply at Yangmingshan Management Office. Applicant should have all required documents and forms.
10. In representing the characteristics of the Park, the simple sign could be apply with six to eight applicants. Applicant must be located in the main intersections or congregation places either in side or nearby the park. The signs could be designed or guided by the management office.
11. All signs, flags or billboard with no permission, according to the National Park Legislation No.14, should be fined and removed when the temporary regulation is legitimated.
12. The management office could change, add or remove regulations after this temporary regulation is legitimated.

 


Restriction and penalty chart by Yangmingshan National Park of the Ministry of Construction and Planning Agency, Ministry of Interior

Restricted activities and items

Amount of penalty (NT$)

First time

Second time

Third time and above

Remark

1.According to the law of National Park, displaying, selling, carrying or keeping animals, plans, crystals, specimen and any kind of remade products are restricted.

3000

6000

15000

 
2.No fixed or mobile vending booth outside the designated vending areas in the national park.

1500

3000

15000

 
3.God worshiping device, tomb or any other landscape-destroying facility is prohibited.

1500

3000

15000

 
4.Do not hang flags, grass-skate, light torches, candles or other inflammables. No remote-controlled operations allowed, such as wired toy, kite, hang gliding, paragliding, and other activities that would impede the ecological environments or public security.

1500

3000

15000

 
5.Do not camping, campfire party, tie hammock, swimming, set fire, barbeque, bicycle riding, burn papers and dumping junk materials outside the assigned area.

1500

3000

15000

 
6.Do not destroy any public properties and facilities of the use of public security and benefits.

3000

6000

15000

 
7.No freeing captured animals, abandoning pets or feeding wild animals in the national park.

3000

6000

15000

 
8.No admittance for entering any unopened and dangerous areas, except for academic researches.

1500

3000

15000

 

Yushan




【Yushan】

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The prohibited activities in the Yushan National Park

  1. No selling and displaying animals, plants, and their specimen that are protected by National Park Law and relevant regulations.
  2. No collecting, selling, and displaying stalagmite, fossils, rock crystal, stalactite, and other peculiar stones and their specimen and processed products that are prohibited by law.
  3. Setting up stores outside the designated areas for shops and commissary or pedding around.
  4. In possession of hunting riffles, nets, traps, cages, electric bottles, and poisonous substance which are sufficient to hunt down and kill the wild animals in the national park.
  5. Hanging, placing road signs and bars, copper and iron boards at distinctive places along the road path.
  6. Setting off firecrackers and fireworks, burning ghost money and setting up memorial stones, plaques, altars and other worshipping facilities are prohibited.
  7. Areas outside the designated trails are not allowed to enter.
  8. Camping beyond the designated sites, cooking without utensils, setting fires, making noise, and holding campfire activities are prohibited.
  9. Discarding plastic bottles, Styrofoam products, plastic products, metal products and other imperishable products and wastes are prohibited.
  10. Damaging any public property and facilities built for public safety and interests.
  11. Feeding wild animals is prohibited except for approved academic research as needed.
  12. Releasing captured animals and abandoning domestic animals are prohibited.



Governing Principles of Protection and Utilization of Yushan National Park

  1. Except those to be governed under National Park Law and Enforcement Rules of National Park Law, the utilization of the resources and land within the Yushan National Park shall be governed by this Governing Principle of Protection and Utilization.
  2. Within the area of Yushan National Park, the below facilities could only be set up for the need of resource protection, safety maintenance and educational research after the permission from the Yushan National Park Headquarter.
    (1) Precaution facilities against forest fire, such as observatories, firebreaks and protective facilities for fire control.
    (2) Safety facilities along trails for keeping the safety while hiking and mountain climbing.
    (3) Educational and interpretative facilities regarding ecological and cultural resources.
    (4) Researching facilities for ecological and cultural studies.
    (5) Installation of observatories in the good-viewing spots.
    (6) Simple accommodations and water supply facilities for mountain hikers or climbers.
    (7) Waster processing facilities for environmental sanitation and maintenance.
    (8) Necessary facilities for environmental protection and management.
    (9) Telecommunication apparatus, such as radio and cell phone network.
    (10) Other necessary facilities for public services and utility.
  3. For the purpose of protecting the natural biotic communities and breeding grounds in the ecological protected area, the utilization of the resources, land and buildings within this area shall be governed by the following regulations,
    (1)Applying for and obtaining permission from the Headquarter to enter the restricted areas. Except for academic researchers and management staffs, visitors are prohibited detouring off the trails and scenic areas without permission.
    (2) It requires permission from the Headquarter before repairing, rebuilding or reconstructing original buildings or constructive facilities within the ecological protected areas. Constructing any building, road, bridge or any other constructive facility within this area is prohibited except for conservational activities approved by the Headquarter.
    (3) Lumbering and changing the appearance of the forest is prohibited except for the necessary measures to maintain the nature scenery against natural disease and plague of vermin.
    (4) Marking out the areas for protecting specific animals or plants is a must and establishing a controlling station is also needed to prohibiting visitors from conducting any actions.
  4. For maintaining distinctive natural scenes, the utilizations of the resources, land and buildings within this area shall be governed by following regulations,(1) Visitors are not allowed to detour off the trails or special scenic areas without the permission except for the ecological researchers and management staffs.
    (2) Repairing, rebuilding or reconstructing of original buildings or constructive facilities within the ecological protected area shall draw the permission from Headquarter beforehand. Constructing any building, road, bridge or any other constructive facility within this area is prohibited except for conservational constructions permitted by the Headquarter.
    (3)Altering original landforms and surface features, and tapping or moving any rocks are prohibited.
    (4) Lumbering and changing the appearance of the forest are prohibited, except for the necessary measures to maintain the nature scene against natural disease and plague of vermin.
  5. The historical preservation area is set up for preserving important prehistoric relics, historical sites of cultural remains and the valued ancient objects. The utilization of buildings and land should be governed by original enactment.
  6. The utilization of buildings and land within recreational area must be based on the relevant regulations.
  7. General restricted area (Existing Use Area) refers to the land within national park boundaries but not categorized as other four types of lands. Without violating national park plans and policies, the original utilization of lands in the national park is allowed. The utilization of resources, land and buildings must be based on the original laws and regulations.
  8. The operation and management of mining industry within this area shall be in accordance with National Park Law, Mining Act, and the criteria of dealing with mining cases in the National Park.
  9. Private residence houses within the recreation area, rural land used for construction within the general restricted area (Existing Use Area), owner-occupied residence houses or cottages within agricultural land can be applied for home-stay business in accordance with the Regulations for the Management of Home Stay Facilities.
  10. Agricultural land and forestry land within general restricted area (Existing Use Area) can be applied for leisure farming business in accordance with the Recreational Agriculture Guidance and Management Regulations. The agricultural management is only taken for an experimental setting and regulated by the National Park Plan.

Kenting

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【Kenting National Park Law】

Post from Restrictions within the Premises of Kending National Park No selling or displaying animals, plants, and their specimens that are protected by Naitonal Park Law or other relevant laws. No storing, selling, displaying stalagmites, stalactites, fossils, shell sands, coral reefs, or other unique rocks as well as their specimens and processed products. No retail stands or vendors in the non-approved area within the National Park’s recreation areas. No pasturing outside the general restricted areas or within the 20-meter areas along main roads. No transportation containers, trailers, vendor stands or other similar constructions that destroy the landscapes in the national park heavily. No beach motoring, sand skiing or riding, driving on all-terrain vehicle like Land Rovers. No climbing on Mt. Dajian, Cingwashih, and Chuanfan Rock in the park. No setting off fireworks in the national park (except for the local endemic customs and religious rituals during Chinese New Year’s Eve, and the first day to the fifth day of the lunar new year, Lantern Festival, Tomb Sweeping Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Summer Ghost Festival, and Moon Festival). No barbecuing and no trespassing the guard rails in the Chuhuo Natural Fire Special Scenic Area in the national park. No casting any ray of light, flying sky lanterns in the national park. No camping, barbecuing, making up campfire outside of the campgrounds in the recreation areas.


Post from Restrictions within the Premises of Kending National Park

  1. No selling or displaying animals, plants, and their specimens that are protected by Naitonal Park Law or other relevant laws.
  2. No storing, selling, displaying stalagmites, stalactites, fossils, shell sands, coral reefs, or other unique rocks as well as their specimens and processed products.
  3. No retail stands or vendors in the non-approved area within the National Park’s recreation areas.
  4. No pasturing outside the general restricted areas or within the 20-meter areas along main roads.
  5. No transportation containers, trailers, vendor stands or other similar constructions that destroy the landscapes in the national park heavily.
  6. No beach motoring, sand skiing or riding, driving on all-terrain vehicle like Land Rovers.
  7. No climbing on Mt. Dajian, Cingwashih, and Chuanfan Rock in the park.
  8. No setting off fireworks in the national park (except for the local endemic customs and religious rituals during Chinese New Year’s Eve, and the first day to the fifth day of the lunar new year, Lantern Festival, Tomb Sweeping Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Summer Ghost Festival, and Moon Festival).
  9. No barbecuing and no trespassing the guard rails in the Chuhuo Natural Fire Special Scenic Area in the national park.
  10. No casting any ray of light, flying sky lanterns in the national park. No camping, barbecuing, making up campfire outside of the campgrounds in the recreation areas.

Restrictions

(Fined in NT$)

Violations

First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offence and Over

General Restrictions
1.No water sports or recreation activities allowed outside the permissible areas or sailing courses.

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

2.No water recreation that are not approved

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

3. No recreational activities within aquatic areas allowed during impermissible hours.

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

4. Destroying natural landscapes during activities is prohibited within aquatic areas.

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

5. No shooting fish with spear guns and no catching marine creatures when doing water recreation activities.

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

6. No taking drugs, psychedelics or restricted medicine when doing water recreation activities.

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

7. No exceeding tourist capacity allowed when dong the water recreation activities. (The permissible tourist capacity is controlled and entrusted by private proprietor, not by tourists themselves)

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

8. No contacting unauthorized proprietors who offer water recreation activities.

3000

9000

15000

Restrictions for proprietors
1.Unauthorized proprietors must not offer during water recreation activities in the aquatic areas governed by the national park.

5000

10000

15000

2. Any proprietor who doesn’t allocate qualified lifeguards or life-saving appliances must not provide any water recreation activities.

5000

10000

15000

Restrictions during riding water motorcycles
1. Riding water motorcycle without obeying the sailing regulations is prohibited.

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

2.Visitors must not be accompanied by unqualified coaches. No accelerating while approaching the beach. Must turn off the engines when approaching the beach with less than 90-cm water depth. No visitor under 18 is allowed to ride the water motorcycle alone. No visitor over 10 and under 18 is allowed to ride the water motorcycle without the permission certificate from parents regarding coach’s accompanying.

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

3. No visitors allowed to riding water motorcycles without accepting security education.

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

4. No riding the water motorcycle without the helmet and life-vests attached with the whistle in accordance with related regulations.

3000

9000

15000

Restrictions during diving
1. No scuba diving allowed for those who don’t have diving licenses or the approvals of diving capability.

5000

10000

15000

2. No diving allowed in the places of no marked flags and buoys.

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

3. No diving allowed without being accompanied by the qualified coach or by the one who is familiar with the water area.

T 3000

P 5000

T 9000

P 10000

T 15000

P 15000

4. No scuba diving allowed without being accompanied by qualified coaches. That over 8 visitors for snorkeling with one instructor is prohibited each time.

5000

10000

15000

5. Any one who doesn’t have the authorized license is not allowed to accompany visitors for snorkeling. That over10 visitors for snorkeling with one instructor is prohibited each time.

5000

10000

15000

6. The diving proprietor must not let those who don’t have qualified diving licenses to go diving themselves.

5000

10000

15000

7. The diving proprietor or coach must tell visitors about the diving notices they should know before diving, and must not indulge those visitors who don’t obey the regulations.

5000

10000

15000

 

National Park Law

【National Park Law】

Legislative:

1.The original version of the 30 articles below were promulgated by ROC Presidential Decree #878 on June 13, 1972.

2.These articles were amended and promulgated on December 8, 2010 by Presidential Decree #09900331461, resulting in the addition of Article 27-1 and amendments to Article 6 and Article 8.

 

  1. Article 1:  This National Park Law is hereby enacted for the purpose of protecting the nation’s unique natural scenery, wildlife   and historic sites, as well as setting aside areas for public recreation and scientific research.

  2. Article 2:  The management of national parks shall be governed by this Law. If not provided for within this Law, the provisions of other laws and regulations shall apply.

  3. Article 3:  Ministry of the Interior is the competent authority for the country’s national parks.

  4. Article 4:  Ministry of the Interior shall establish the National Park Planning Commission to review the designation, alteration or abolishment of the areas for national parks, as well as review National Park Plans. The Commission members shall not be paid.

  5. Article 5:  National Park Headquarters shall be established at each national park, and general rules for the administration of these Headquarters shall be enacted separately.

  6. Article 6:  The criteria for the selection of national parks shall be as follows:

  7. 1.Areas having unique landscapes, significant ecological systems, or habitats with biodiversity that are representative of the country’s natural heritage;

  8. 2.Areas having an important cultural heritage or historical sites, as well as natural and human environments that have a rich cultural or educational significance. Such areas are important in terms of cultivating national identity and require long-term preservation efforts by the nation;

  9. 3.Areas with natural recreational resources and unusual features that may serve as tourist destinations and leisure activity venues for the public.

  10. An area that meets the criteria in the preceding sections, but have a relatively limited resource abundance or a small surface area may be designated by the competent authority to be a National Nature Park.

  11. In line with the sections above on selection criteria, the competent authority shall, within its management plans, develop Principles of Protection, Utilization and Regulation in order to categorize and manage national parks and national nature parks based on their different conservation purposes and recreational attributes.

  12. Article 7:  All decisions pertaining to the establishment and abolition of national parks, and the declaration and alteration of their boundaries, shall be submitted by Ministry of the Interior to Executive Yuan for approval.

  13. Article 8:  The terminology in this Law is defined as follows:

  14. 1.National Park: An area designated by the competent authority in accordance with this Law for the sustainable conservation of unique national landscapes and ecosystems, the preservation of biodiversity and cultural diversity, as well as to provide for public recreation and research.

  15. 2.National Nature Park: An area designated by the competent authority in accordance with this Law that has a relatively limited resource abundance or a small surface area.

  16. 3.National Park Plan: A comprehensive plan for the management, protection, utilization and development of the entire area of each national park.

  17. 4.National Nature Park Plan: A comprehensive plan for the management, protection, utilization and development of the entire area of each national nature park.

  18. 5.National Park Enterprise: An enterprise set up in accordance with the National Park Plan to facilitate recreation, ecotourism and conservation of park resources.

  19. 6.General Area: The land and water areas in national parks which do not belong to other zoning areas, and are allowed to maintain original land and water use, including existing villages.

  20. 7.Recreation Area: An area suitable for outdoor recreational activities, and within which it is permissible to construct appropriate recreational facilities with a limited use of resources.

  21. 8.Historical Preservation Area: An area established to preserve important historic buildings, monuments, settlements, sites, ruins, cultural landscapes and ancient objects, as well as recognized ancestral graves, places of worship, sites related to cultural origins, old tribal lands, culturally historic locations and monuments of the indigenous peoples, which are to be preserved in accordance with indigenous cultures and customs.

  22. 9.Special Landscape Area: an area with unique natural landscapes that cannot be recreated artificially and for which strict limits are placed in terms of the area’s development.

  23. 10.Ecological Protection Area. An area requiring strict protection of ecological communities and habitats in order to preserve biodiversity and facilitate ecological research.

  24. Article 9:  Application may be made for appropriation of public land required for implementation of the National Park Plan, in accordance with the law.

  25. Private land within a park may continue in its present use if it is used in accordance with the National Park Plan. However, when private land is required in order to implement the National Park Plan, it may be appropriated in accordance with the law.

  26. Article 10: Ministry of the Interior or its designated agency, for the purpose of investigating the national park area or altering    the National Park Plan, may assign qualified individuals to enter private and public land to conduct studies and     surveys. Prior notification of this entry must be given to the landowners or tenants.

  27.  Any damage caused by this entry to crops, trees, bamboo or other items that belong to the landowners or tenants   shall be compensated. The amount of compensation shall be based on an agreement between the parties. If such   an agreement is not reached, it shall be arbitrated by a superior authority.

  28. Article 11: Ministry of the Interior shall regulate the national park enterprises in accordance with the National Park Plan.
     The competent authority of each national park shall regulate the enterprises in their respective parks. If necessary,   the competent authority of a national park may approve a request that an enterprise be invested in and operated   by a local government, a public institution or a joint public/private enterprise. Such an enterprise shall operate   under the supervision of the National Park Headquarters.

  29. Article 12: For management purposes, a national park may be divided into the following zones, in accordance with existing        land use patterns and resource characteristics:

  30.   1.General Area
      2.Recreation Area
      3.Historical Preservation Area
      4.Special Landscape Area
      5.Ecological Protection Area

  31. Article 13: The following activities shall be prohibited within the national parks:

  32.   1.Burning of vegetation or setting fires to clear land;
      2.Hunting animals or catching fish;
      3.Polluting water or air;
      4.Picking or removing flowers or other vegetation;
      5.Carving into or writing on trees, bark, stones or signs;
      6.Discarding fruit skins, paper or any other materials;
      7.Driving outside of designated areas;
      8.Any other conduct prohibited by the national park competent authority.

  33. Article 14: In a general area or a recreation area, the following activities are permissible after obtaining permission from the    National Park Headquarters:

  34.   1.Building or demolishing public or private structures, roads, or bridges;
      2.Filling in, diverting or expanding water areas or waterways;
      3.Prospecting or exploring for minerals, earth or gravel;
      4.Land reclamation or change of use;
      5.Fishing or livestock grazing;
      6.Constructing cable car systems or other mechanized transport systems;
      7.Utilization of waters from hot springs;
      8.Posting advertisements, or erecting signboards or similar items;
      9.Adding or altering equipment or its uses in existing factories;
      10.Any other matters require the permission of the competent authority.
      If a desired permission in the sections above affects a particularly large area or is of particular importance, the        National Park Headquarters shall report the matter to Ministry of the Interior for approval. Ministry of the Interior    shall then, in conjunction with other competent authorities, review the matter and render any required decisions.

  35. Article 15: Within historical preservation areas, the following activities require prior permission from Ministry of the Interior:

  36.   1.Repairing antiquities or monuments;
      2.Repairing or reconstructing existing buildings;
      3.Altering original landscapes or landforms.

  37. Article 16: The activities permitted in Article 14 are prohibited within historical preservation areas, special landscape areas        and ecological protection areas, except for Sections 1 and 6 of Article 14.

  38. Article 17: Within special landscape areas and ecological protection areas, the following activities shall be permitted in order      to meet specific needs after approval by the National Park Headquarters:

  39.   1.Introducing exotic animals or plants;
      2.Collecting specimens;
      3.Using pesticides or herbicides.

  40. Article 18: Ecological protection areas shall take precedence over publicly-owned lands. Within these areas, the collection of     specimens, the use of pesticides or herbicides or the construction of manmade facilities shall be   prohibited.However, exceptions may be granted with the permission of Ministry of the Interior for the purpose of   scientific research or special needs related to public safety or park management.

  41. Article 19: Entrance to ecological protection areas shall be allowed only after obtaining a permit from the relevant National        Park Headquarters.

  42. Article 20: Any decisions related to the development of water resources or mineral sites within special landscape areas and        ecological protection areas shall be subject to review by the National Park Planning Commission, and this shall          then be submitted by Ministry of the Interior to Executive Yuan for approval.

  43. Article 21: Academic institutions may engage in scientific research in national parks. However, they must first send a research
  44.                 proposal to the National Park Headquarters for approval.

  45. Article 22: To promote the educational value of the national parks, the National Park Headquarters shall employ professionals    to explain natural scenery and historic sites to visitors, and to provide other appropriate interpretive services          based on specific needs.

  46. Article 23: The operating budget of the national parks shall be borne by the National Treasury upon the direction of the            government. The cost of park concessions shall be borne by the operator in the case of public institutions or other    private or public entities.

  47.   The national park operating budget shall be reviewed by the National Park Planning Commission and then                submitted by Ministry of the Interior to Executive Yuan for approval.

  48.   Ministry of the Interior may accept donations of funds or lands from individuals or groups for the purpose of            developing the national parks.

  49. Article 24: Any person who violates Section 1 of Article 13 shall be subject to a fine of up to 1000 yuan and/or imprisonment    of up to six months.

  50. Article 25: Any person who violates Sections 2 or 3 of Article 13, Sections 1 through 4, 6 or 9 of Article 14 and any Section of    Articles 16, 17 and 18, shall be punished with a fine of up to 1000 yuan. If the circumstances of the offense are      serious and result in severe damage, the offender may be sentenced to imprisonment of up to one year or receive    a fine of up to 1000 yuan.

  51. Article 26: Any person who violates Sections 4 through 8 of Article 13, Sections 1, 5, 7, 8 or 10 of Article 14, or any Section   of Article 19, shall be punished with a fine of up to 1000 yuan.

  52. Article 27: Any person who violates any provision of this Law and is punished in accordance with Articles 24 through 26 must    restore the damaged area to its original state. If restoration of the area is impossible, or if doing so is extremely      difficult, they shall be bound to pay compensatory damages to the national park.

  53.   If a person has been obligated to restore a damaged area in accordance with the above paragraph but fails to do      so, the National Park Headquarters may restore the area, or instruct a third party to do so, and any costs                associated with this shall be borne by the offender.

  54. Article 27-1: The regulations governing alterations, management and penalties that apply to national parks shall apply equally
  55.                    to national nature parks.

  56. Article 28: The areas for which this Law shall be effective shall be determined by Executive Yuan.

  57. Article 29: Details of the implementation of this Law shall be formulated by Ministry of the Interior and submitted to Executive
  58.                 Yuan for approval.

  59. Article 30: This Law shall become effective upon the date of its promulgation.


【Permit to the Conservation Area】

Note of Applying Online for Permit to the Conservation Area
  1. Attention: In applying for the mountain trails in the park, the first day schedule should include entering the conservation area; otherwise, the application form will be returned.

    Incorrect example: Taipei→Wuling
    Correct example: Mt. Syue trailhead→Cika Cabin→Sanlioujiou Cabin or Taipei→Cika Cabin→Sanlioujiou Cabin

  2. Please apply for Permit to the Conservation Area first. After it is ratified, then apply for Permit to the Generally Protected Mountain Area. Please check QUESTION in the website for further information and reference.

  3. While entering the conservation area, please carry Permit to the Conservation Area, Permit to the Generally Protected Mountain Area, and other identification documents, all of which will be checked at any time.

  4. The advantages of the online application include saving your time; allowing you to book beds more quickly and easily; and getting application number immediately for you to trace the proceeding of your application. If submitting your application in a written form, please check QUESTION in our website for further information and reference.

  5. Receiving application period: Please submit the application between 7 to 30 days before the entering date and finish the application procedure within 30 minutes.

  6. Each application form contains no more than 12 team members. If the total number of members is more than 12, please fill out another application form, while members should not be duplicated. The schedule of your itinerary should not be more than 10 days. The number of climbers permitted accords to the number of beds in each cabin. Before applying for Permit, please check CABIN BEDS to make sure whether there are available beds left. The application will be returned when all beds are booked.

  7. Foreign applicants have to key in correct passport number or resident visa number in the ID Number blank. Any trouble, please contact with Conservation Section at: 886-37-996100 Ext. 720.

  8. Please leave a correct e-mail address. Once the application is ratified, Permit to the Conservation Area will be e-mailed. Download it from your e-mail, make two copies for each team, and carry it with other identification documents to be checked. Please use the ratified beds only and do not occupy others' beds.
  9. Permit to the Conservation Area is PDF file. Please download Acrobar Reader before opening it.

  10. A permitted team should follow, according to its itinerary, the dates to enter and leave the area, as well as the locations to stay overnight. If a permitted team cannot enter on the prescribed date, it is required to contact with the headquarters to cancel the application 2 days before. Failing to complete the cancel procedures over 3 times, the team will be banned to apply for Permit to the Conservation Area in one year.

  11. Climbers taking the Mt. Syue trail are required to stay in Cika Cabin, Cika Camping Site, Sanlioujiou Cabin, or Cuei Pond shelter and its campground. It is forbidden to stay on other campgrounds.

  12. If submitting your application online fails, please try again or contact with Conservation Section: 886-37-996100 Ext. 720.

  13. While keying in the information, please confirm it before submitting. (After submitting, it is not allowed to add any team member.) Please keep the application number to inquire the proceeding of your application.

  14. The leader of the team must inform every team member of these notes and must take the responsibility of complying with the national park's regulations and paying attention to the members’safety. It is better not to do mountain climbing at night.


Note of Entering and Leaving the Conservation Area
  1. Climbers entering and leaving the conservation area must bring with them Permit to the Conservation Area, permitted roster, and other identification documents (e.g. identity card, resident visa, or passport), all of which will be checked by the National Park Headquarters or National Park Police Brigade at any time.

  2. There are often poisonous serpents, venomous insects, and beasts of prey hanging around the area. In some places, landslides would occur due to bad weathers and dangerous terrain. All team members should pay attention to their safety, avoiding any possible accidents.

  3. It is outlawed to pollute the environment. Waste must be brought back.

  4. Except for sampling activities for academic research permitted by the headquarters, the improper behavior, such as harassing, capturing, or hunting the wild animals, is prohibited.

  5. It is not allowed to leave the designated mountain trails and regions.

  6. The clamorous behavior, such as using speakers, is forbidden in the conservation area.

  7. During the period of typhoon warning, forest fire, or any other contingency, the headquarters is authorized to take emergency measures to blockade the regions. The permits that have been ratified for that period become invalid automatically.
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