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Shoushan

Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Shoushan National Nature Park

Issue Date: July 3, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080810353 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 3, 2019, by amending Regulation 16; effective on the date of promulgation

1. It is prohibited to collect fossils, stalagmites, stalactites, coral rocks, and other rare rocks.

2. Peddling or setting up vending stalls in the park is prohibited.

3. It is prohibited to carry hunting equipment capable of capturing, killing, or harming wildlife into the park.

4. The hanging or placement of road signs, trail markings, notice boards, sports facilities, tables and chairs, and other objects which could disrupt the landscape is prohibited.

5. Any lighting of firecrackers, fireworks, combustibles, or cooking is prohibited.

6. Any building of pergolas or the other illegal structures, and paving roads are prohibited.

7. Littering of plastic bottles, polystyrene, other plastic or metal products, trash, and other objects, is prohibited.

8. Destruction of public property and facilities is prohibited.

9. It is prohibited to feed the rock macaques and the other wild animals.

10. Feeding of stray animals and abandonment of cats, dogs, and other pet animals are prohibited.

11. Pets are prohibited from entering the general area (Control 1, Control 2) and the special landscape area (Special 1).

12. It is prohibited to smoke inside the park (except in smoking areas designated by relevant management units).

13. It is prohibited to ride bicycles in areas outside of designated routes, or to speed in designated routes or force pedestrians to give way.

14. Unauthorized cave exploration and partaking in cave exploration in areas outside of the permitted zone are prohibited.

15. It is prohibited to rock climb outside of the designated zone or to establish rock climbing facilities in the park without permission..

16.Except for populated areas, it is prohibited to participate in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict.

 

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Kinmen National Park

Issue Date: July 1, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080810350 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 1, 2019; effective on the date of promulgation

 
Prohibited ActivitiesFines (NT$)
First ViolationRepeated Violation
1. Collecting fossils, stalagmites, stalactites, coral rocks, and the other rare rocks. 3,000 3,000
2. Peddling or setting up vending stalls in the park. 1,500 3,000
3. Carrying hunting equipment capable of capturing, killing, or harming wildlife in the Park. 3,000 3,000
4. Hanging or placing road signs, trail markings, notice boards, sports facilities, tables and chairs, and other objects that can disrupt the landscape. 1,500 3,000
5. Any lighting of firecrackers, fireworks, combustibles, or cooking. 3,000 3,000
6. Any building of pergolas, constructing illegal structures, or paving roads. 3,000 3,000
7. Littering plastic bottles, polystyrene, other plastic or metal products, trash, and other objects. 1,500 3,000
8. Destructing public property and facilities. 3,000 3,000
9. Feeding the rock macaques and other wildlife. 3,000 3,000
10. Feeding stray animals and abandoning cats, dogs, and other pet animals. 3,000 3,000
11. Bringing pets into the general area (Control 1, Control 2) and the special landscape area (Special 1). 1,500 3,000
12. Smoking inside the Park (except in smoking areas designated by relevant management units). 1,500 3,000
13. Riding bicycles in areas outside of the designated routes, or speeding in designated routes or forcing pedestrians to give way. 1,500 3,000
14. Partaking in unauthorized cave exploration activities or partaking in cave exploration in areas outside of the permitted zone. 1,500 3,000
15. Rock climbing in areas outside of the designated zone or establishing rock climbing facilities in the park without permission. 1,500 3,000
16. Participating in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict in areas other than populated areas 1,500 3,000

 

Taijiang

 

Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Taijiang National Park

Issue Date: July 12, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080810707 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 12, 2019, by amending Regulation 14; effective on the date of promulgation

1. Any display or sale of animals, plants, artifacts, and their specimens or derived products illegally hunted or collected under the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations, is prohibited.

2. Peddling or setting up vending stalls outside of the permitted area is prohibited.

3. With the exception of traditional fishing net equipment, it is prohibited to carry hunting equipment for hunting, killing, harming, or poisoning wildlife into the National Park.

4. Abandoning or releasing of animals, feeding of wildlife or wandering animals is prohibited.

5. Earth filling, land leveling, or dumping of soil and rocks is prohibited.

6. Placement of containers and the establishment of gravesites or other structures which could disturb the landscape in violation of regulations is prohibited.

7. Any cooking or barbecuing outside of designated areas is prohibited.

8. Any lighting of firecrackers or fireworks, bonfires, or sky lanterns is prohibited, with the exception of special holiday festivals, local folk traditions, or religious occasions which have duly applied for and received authorization.

9. Operation of ultralight vehicles, aircraft (hang gliders, paragliders, parasails, etc.) and other activities which could disturb wildlife, disrupt existing functions of ecosystems, or interfere with public safety are prohibited.

10. Except in areas otherwise designated, the operation of recreational rafts or recreational fishing raft businesses are prohibited.

11. Unauthorized swimming, diving, snorkeling, surfing, and other water activities are prohibited.

12. Unauthorized establishment of sacrificial facilities, monuments, or other memorial facilities is prohibited.

13. Unauthorized operation of remote control devices is prohibited.

14. Political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict are prohibited.

 

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Taijiang National Park

Issue Date: July 12, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080810709 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 12, 2019, effective on the date of promulgation

 
Prohibited ActivitiesFines (NT$)
First ViolationRepeated Violations
1. Displaying or selling animals, plants, artifacts, and their specimens or products hunted or collected illegally under the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations. 3,000 3,000
2. Peddling or setting up vending stalls outside of the permitted area. 1,500 3,000
3. Bringing hunting equipment for hunting, killing, harming, or poisoning wildlife that are not traditional fishing net equipment into the National Park. 3,000 3,000
4. Abandoning or releasing animals, feeding wildlife, or feeding wandering animals. 3,000 3,000
5. Earth filling, land leveling, or dumping of soil and rocks is prohibited. 3,000 3,000
6. Placing containers, establishing gravesites or other structures which could disturb the landscape in violation against regulations. 1,500 3,000
7. Any action of cooking or barbecuing outside of the designated areas. 1,500 3,000
8. Lighting firecrackers, fireworks, bonfires, or sky lanterns. Special holiday festivals, local folk traditions, or religious occasions that have duly applied for and received authorization are exempt from this rule. 3,000 3,000
9. Operation of ultralight vehicles, aircrafts (hang gliders, paragliders, parasails, etc.) and other activities that can disturb wildlife, disrupt existing functions of ecosystems, or interfere with public safety. 3,000 3,000
10. Operating recreational rafts or recreational fishing raft businesses in prohibited areas. 3,000 3,000
11. Unauthorized swimming, diving, snorkeling, surfing, and participation of other water activities. 1,500 3,000
12. Unauthorized establishment of sacrificial facilities, monuments, or other memorial facilities. 1,500 3,000
13. Unauthorized operation of remote control devices. 1,500 3,000
14. Participating in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict. 1,500 3,000

South Penhu

Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of South Penghu Marine National Park

Issue Date: June 24, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080809429 of the Ministry of the Interior on June 24, 2019, by amending Regulation 10; effective on the date of promulgation.

1. Any display, sale, or transport of animals, plants, minerals, fossils, artifacts, and their specimens or derived products which are illegal or shall be protected under the law, is prohibited.

2. The capturing of organisms, collecting of rocks, minerals, fossils, coral, coral rocks, or other natural items, or attempting marine salvaging of submerged archeological artifacts without the authorization of the Marine National Park Headquarters (hereinafter referred to as the MNPH) is prohibited.

3. It is prohibited to lower anchor within the coral reef area, establish artificial reefs or facilities, use chemical agents, pollutants, or partake in any action that could damage the coral reefs or the marine environment, without the permission of the MNPH.

4. It is prohibited for personnel, ships, or other vehicles to pull into the shore, sea grooves, sea caves, or coast of the Special Landscape Area without the permission of the MNPH.

5. Participating in rock climbing and other related activities within the Special Landscape Area without the permission of the MNPH is prohibited.

6. It is prohibited to damage public property, public facilities, and natural or artificial landscape scenery.

7. Lighting firecrackers, fireworks, or sky lanterns is prohibited, with the exception of special holiday festivities, local folk traditions, and religious occasions.

8. Any releasing or abandoning of animals or feeding and disturbing wild animals is prohibited.

9. Vending stalls are prohibited.

10. Political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict are prohibited.

 

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of South Penghu Marine National Park

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080809453 of the Ministry of the Interior on June 24, 2019, effective on the date of promulgation.

 
Prohibited Activities Fines (NT$)
First Violation Repeated Violations
1. Any displaying, selling, or transporting animals, plants, minerals, fossils, artifacts, and their specimens or derived products which are illegal or shall be protected under the law. 1,500 3,000
2. Capturing organisms, collecting rocks, minerals, fossils, coral, coral rocks, or other natural products, or attempting marine salvaging for archeological artifacts underwater without the authorization of the Marine National Park Headquarters (hereinafter referred to as the MHPH). 1,500 3,000
3. Lowering anchor within the coral reef area, establishing artificial reefs or facilities, using chemical agents, pollutants, or partaking in any action that could damage the coral reefs and the marine environment, without the permission of the MNPH. 1,500 3,000
4. Personnel, ships, or other vehicles pulling into the shore, sea grooves, sea caves, and coast of the Special Landscape Area without the permission of the MNPH. 1,500 3,000
5. Participating in rock climbing and other related activities within the Special Landscape Area without the permission of the MNPH. 1,500 3,000
6. Damaging public property, public facilities, and natural or artificial landscape scenery. 1,500 3,000
7. Lighting firecrackers, fireworks, or sky lanterns, with the exception of special holiday festivities, local folk traditions, and religious occasions. 1,500 3,000
8. Any action of releasing or abandoning animals or feeding and disturbing wild animals. 1,500 3,000
9. Vending stalls. 1,500 3,000
10. Participating in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict. 1,500 3,000

Dongsha

Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Dongsha Atoll National Park

Issue Date: July 3, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080809930 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 3, 2019 by amending Article 8 of Prohibited Activities Regulations in Dongsha Atoll National Park, and amending the title to be Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Dongsha Atoll National Park; effective on the date of promulgation

1. Feeding or disturbing wildlife is prohibited.

2. Unauthorized collecting of specimens such as biological debris, fossils, shell sand, coral rocks, and other rocks is prohibited.

3. Any introduction or release of external organisms or artificial breeding is prohibited.

4. Unauthorized establishment of stalls, scaffolding, or other similar structures is prohibited.

5. Any unauthorized swimming, diving, snorkeling, or participation in other water activities is prohibited.

6. Making a campfire or any action which creates a loud disturbance is prohibited.

7. Non-official ships or other vehicles are prohibited from stopping or loitering in the marine ecological protection area.

8. Political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict are prohibited.

 

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Dongsha Atoll National Park

Issue Date: July 3, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080809935 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 3, 2019 by amending the Direction for Fines for Prohibited Activities Regulations in Dongsha Atoll National Park, and amending the title to be Directions for Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Dongsha Atoll National Park

 
Prohibited Activities Fines (NT$)
First Violation Repeated Violations
1. Feeding and disturbing wildlife. 1,500 3,000
2. Collecting specimens such as biological debris, fossils, shell sand, coral rocks, and other rocks without authorization. 3,000
3. Any introducing or releasing external organisms or artificial breeding. 3,000
4. Establishing stalls, scaffolding, or other similar structures without authorization. 1,500 3,000
5. Swimming, diving, snorkeling, or participating in other water activities without authorization. 1,500 3,000
6. Making a campfire or participating in any action which creates a loud disturbance. 1,500 3,000
7. Non-official ships or other vehicles stopping or loitering in the marine ecological protection area. 3,000
8. Participating in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict. 1,500 3,000

Kinmen

Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Kinmen National Park

Issue Date: July 1, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080810346 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 1, 2019; effective on the date of promulgation

1. Any capturing, collecting, displaying, selling, transporting, or hoarding of animals, plants, ores, and their specimens or derived products which are illegal or shall be protected under the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations, is prohibited.

2. Hunting equipment capable of harming or poisoning wildlife is prohibited from entering the National Park.

3. It is prohibited to set up stalls or peddle goods outside of the designated commercial area.

4. Barbecues, campfires, and other activities held outside of designated areas which could disturb the tranquility of the community are prohibited.

5. Careless parking, honking the car horn, driving over the speed limit, and other dangerous actions which could impede safety are prohibited within the Park.

6. Destruction of objects or facilities which maintain the safety and interest of the public is prohibited.

7. Actions and items prohibited by other regulations are prohibited.

8. Water recreation activities outside of publically permitted areas are prohibited.

9. Water recreation activities without prior authorization are prohibited.

10. Water recreation activities outside of publically permitted time periods are prohibited.

11. It is prohibited to damage the environmental landscape while participating in water recreation activities.

12. It is prohibited to capture aquatic creatures while participating in water recreation activities.

13. Visitors are prohibited from partaking in water recreation activities through operators without legal authorization.

14. Operators without legal authorization are prohibited from doing business in water recreation activities.

15. Feeding wildlife or releasing, abandoning animals is prohibited.

16. Political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict are prohibited.

 

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Kinmen National Park

Issue Date: July 1, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080810350 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 1, 2019; effective on the date of promulgation

 
Prohibited Activities Fines (NT$)
First Violation Repeated Violations
1. Capturing, collecting, displaying, selling, transporting, or hoarding of animals, plants, ores, and their specimens or derived products which are illegal or shall be protected under the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations. 1,500 3,000
2. Bringing hunting equipment capable of harming or poisoning wildlife into the National Park. 1,500 3,000
3. Setting up stalls or peddling goods outside of the designated commercial area. 1,500 3,000
4. Holding barbecues, campfires, and other activities outside of designated areas which could disturb the tranquility of the community. 1,500 3,000
5. Careless parking, honking the car horn, driving over the speed limit, and other dangerous actions that can impede safety within the Park. 1,500 3,000
6. Destroying objects or facilities that maintain the safety and interests of the public community. 1,500 3,000
7. Actions and items prohibited by other regulations. 1,500 3,000
8. Partaking in water recreation activities outside of publically permitted areas. 3,000
9. Partaking in water recreation activities that were not previously authorized. 3,000
10. Partaking in water recreation activities partaken outside of publically permitted time periods. 3,000
11. Damaging the environmental landscape while participating in water recreation activities. 3,000
12. Capturing aquatic creatures while participating in water recreation activities. 3,000
13. Visitors partaking in water recreation activities through operators without legal authorization. 3,000
14. Operators without legal authorization making business from water recreation activities. 3,000
15. Feeding wildlife or releasing, abandoning animals. 1,500 3,000
16. Participating in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict. 1,500 3,000

Shei-pa

Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Shei-Pa National Park

Issue Date: June 20, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi No.1080809051 of the Ministry of the Interior on June 20, 2019; effective on the date of promulgation

1. Any sale, display, transport, or collection of animals, plants, ores, and their specimens or derived products which are illegal or shall be protected under the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations, is prohibited.

2. It is prohibited to set up stalls or peddle goods outside of the designated commercial area.

3. Earth filling, land leveling, or dumping of soil and rocks against regulations is prohibited.

4. Establishment of votive offering facilities or graves, hanging or placement of trail markings, or other facilities that disturb the landscape is prohibited.

5. Boisterous dancing and singing, lighting campfires, cooking, playing musical instruments, using speakers, lighting fireworks, horseplay while in the water, grass boarding, operating drones, or participating in other activities which could disturb tranquility and safety of the public community are prohibited without permission.

6. Littering food waste, plastic bottles, polystyrene, plastic products, and other objects and trash not compostable or biodegradable outside of designated locations is prohibited.

7. Shotguns, cables, nets, clips, cages, batteries, poison, and other hunting equipment capable of capturing, hunting, harming, or poisoning wildlife are prohibited from entering the National Park.

8. Any digging or setting of traps or using the landscape, terrain, and equipment to lure and capture wildlife is prohibited.

9. Entry into Qijiawan Creek, Gaoshan Creek, Taoshan Creek, and North Taoshan Creek without authorization is prohibited.

10. With the exception of official personnel on duty, entry into the East Branch of Dalu Forest Road is prohibited outside of the period between 5:00 am and 11:00 am.

11. It is prohibited to climb to the peak of Dabajian Mountain.

12. Camping and setting up tents outside of campgrounds or designated camping areas without permission are prohibited.

13. Changing and altering authorized routes and itinerary upon entering the Ecological Protection Area are prohibited.

14. Destruction of signs, view-watching platforms, cabins, restrooms, and other public facilities is prohibited.

15. Feeding wildlife or releasing, abandoning animals is prohibited.

16. It is prohibited to bring pets into the Ecological Protection Area or the Special Landscape Area.

17. Political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict are prohibited.

 

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Shei-Pa National Park

Issue Date: June 20, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080809053 of the Ministry of the Interior on June 20, 2019; effective on the date of promulgation

 Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Shei-Pa National Park
Prohibited Activities Fines (NT$)
First Violation Repeated Violations
1. Selling, displaying, transporting, or collecting animals, plants, ores, and their specimens or derived products which are illegal or shall be protected under the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations. 3,000 3,000
2. Setting up stalls or peddling goods outside of the designated commercial area. 3,000
3. Earth filling, land leveling, or dumping of soil and rocks against regulations. 3,000
4. Establishing votive offering facilities or graves, hanging or placing trail markings, or establishing other facilities that disturb the landscape. 1,500
5. Boisterous dancing and singing, lighting campfires, cooking, playing musical instruments, using speakers, lighting fireworks, horseplay while in the water, grass boarding, operating drones, or participating in other activities without permission which could disturb tranquility and safety of the public community. 3,000
6. Littering food waste, plastic bottles, polystyrene, plastic products, and other objects and trash not compostable or biodegradable outside of designated locations. 1,500
7. Bringing shotguns, cables, nets, clips, cages, batteries, poison, and other hunting equipment capable of capturing, hunting, harming, or poisoning wildlife into the National Park. 3,000
8. Digging or setting of traps or using the landscape, terrain, and equipment to lure and capture wildlife 3,000
9. Entering into Qijiawan Creek, Gaoshan Creek, Taoshan Creek, or North Taoshan Creek without authorization. 1,500
10. Entering into the East Branch of Dalu Forest Road outside of the period between 5:00 am and 11:00 am. Official personnel on duty are exempt from this rule. 1,500
11. Climbing onto the peak of Dabajian Mountain. 1,500
12. Camping and setting up tents outside of campgrounds or designated camping areas without permission. 1,500
13. Changing and altering authorized routes and itinerary upon entering the Ecological Protection Area. 1,500
14. Destructing signs, view-watching platforms, cabins, restrooms, and other public facilities. 3,000
15. Feeding wildlife or releasing or abandoning animals. 1,500
16. Bringing pets into the Ecological Protection Area or the Special Landscape Area. 1,500
17. Participating in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict. 1,500

Taroko

Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Taroko National Park

Issue Date: June 20, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080809067 of the Ministry of the Interior on June 20, 2019, by amending Regulation 17; effective on the date of promulgation

1. Any display, sale, transport, or collection of animals, plants, ores, and their specimens or derived products which are illegally hunted or collected is prohibited.

2. Shotguns, cables, nets, clips, cages, batteries, poison, and other hunting equipment capable of capturing, hunting, harming, or poisoning wildlife are prohibited from entering the National Park.

3. Peddling, the erection of stalls, or the engagement in performance activities without permission or authorization is prohibited.

4. Earth filling, land leveling, or dumping of soil and rocks is prohibited.

5. Establishment of votive offering facilities or graves, posting of advertisements and mobile advertisements, hanging or placement of trail markings, or other facilities that disturb the landscape is prohibited.

6. Creating a disturbance, lighting campfires, cooking, barbecuing, grass boarding, swimming, river tracing, rock climbing, camping, erecting tents, playing or using speakers, operating remote-controlled machinery, and other similar activities are prohibited outside of designated areas.

7. Littering plastic bottles, polystyrene, other plastic or metal products, food waste, and other objects and trash not compostable or biodegradable is prohibited.

8. Lighting firecrackers, fireworks, joss paper, and other objects which could disturb public safety is prohibited.

9. Careless parking which could disrupt traffic within the National Park is prohibited.

10. Destruction of public property and facilities is prohibited.

11. Feeding wildlife or releasing, abandoning animals is prohibited.

12. Entry into areas publically prohibited from entry or entry into Zhuilu Old Road without prior permission is prohibited.

13. It is prohibited to bring pets into the Ecological Protection Area, the Historical Preservation Area, or the Special Landscape Area (with the exception of along the highway).

14. Changing and altering authorized routes, itinerary, and campgrounds upon entering the Ecological Protection Area is prohibited with the exception of emergency evacuation.

15. Entry into closed trails within the National Park, or straying from routes of open trails, is prohibited.

16. Establishment of memorial plaques or other monumental facilities without authorization is prohibited.

17. Political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict are prohibited.

 

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Taroko National Park

Issue Date: June 20, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080809205 of the Ministry of the Interior on June 20, 2019; effective on the date of promulgation

 Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Taroko National Park
Prohibited ActivitiesFines (NT$)
First ViolationSecond offenceThird or More Violations
1. Displaying, selling, transporting, or collecting of animals, plants, ores, and their specimens or derived products which are illegally hunted or collected. 3,000 3,000 3,000
2. Bringing shotguns, cables, nets, clips, cages, batteries, poison, and other hunting equipment capable of capturing, hunting, harming, or poisoning wildlife into the National Park. 3,000 3,000 3,000
3. Peddling, erecting stalls, or engaging in performance activities without permission or authorization. 3,000 3,000 3,000
4. Earth filling, land leveling, or dumping soil and rocks. 3,000 3,000 3,000
5. Establishing votive offering facilities or graves, posting advertisements or mobile advertisements, hanging or placing trail markings, or establishing other facilities that disturb the landscape. 1,500 3,000 3,000
6. Creating a disturbance, lighting campfires, cooking, barbecuing, grass boarding, swimming, river tracing, rock climbing, camping, erecting tents, playing or using speakers, operating remote-controlled machinery, and partaking in other similar activities outside of designated areas. 1,500 3,000 3,000
7. Littering plastic bottles, polystyrene, other plastic or metal products, food waste, and other objects and trash not compostable or biodegradable. 1,500 3,000 3,000
8. Lighting firecrackers, fireworks, joss paper, and other objects which could disturb public safety. 1,500 3,000 3,000
9. Parking carelessly and disrupting traffic within the National Park. 600 1,200 2,400
10. Destructing public property and facilities. 3,000 3,000 3,000
11. Abandoning or releasing animals, or feeding wildlife. 3,000 3,000 3,000
12. Entering into areas publically prohibited from entry or entering into Zhuilu Old Road without prior permission. 1,500 3,000 3,000
13. Bringing pets into the Ecological Protection Area, the Historical Preservation Area, or the Special Landscape Area (with the exception of along the highway). 600 1,200 2,400
14. Changing and altering authorized routes, itinerary, and campgrounds upon entering the Ecological Protection Area. Emergency evacuations are exempt from this rule. 3,000 3,000 3,000
15. Entering into closed trails within the National Park, or straying from routes of open trails. 1,500 3,000 3,000
16. Establishing memorial plaques or other monumental facilities without authorization. 1,500 3,000 3,000
17. Participating in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict.; 1,500 3,000 3,000

Yangmingshan

Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Yangmingshan National Park

Issue Date: June 24, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080809374 of the Ministry of the Interior on June 24, 2019; effective on the date of promulgation

1. Any display, sale, transport, or collection of animals, plants, ores, and their specimens or derivative products illegally hunted or collected under the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations, is prohibited. The erection of nets, traps, or other hunting equipment is also prohibited.

2. Peddling or erecting stalls without permission or authorization are prohibited.

3. Establishment of votive offering facilities, graves, monuments, or other facilities that disturb the landscape without permission or authorization is prohibited.

4. Hanging trail markings, grass skiing, lighting torches, candles and other comburents, kite flying, launching sky lanterns, bungee jumping, flying (e.g. hang gliding, paragliding, hot balloon, parasailing) and other activities that disturb the ecological environment or threaten public safety are prohibited.

5. Camping, campfires, tents, hammocks, fires or burning of any inflammables, cooking, barbecues, using speakers, rock climbing, river tracing, water activities, and running races are all prohibited outside of the designated area of the Park.

6. Any action of destruction, defacement, engraving, or graffiti on public property and facilities is prohibited.

7. Feeding wildlife, releasing or abandoning animals, or feeding wandering animals without permission are prohibited.

8. Operation of remote control machinery, or entry into dangerous areas or areas closed to the public (including entry outside opening hours) without permission are prohibited.

9. Parking in exclusive parking spaces (accessible parking spaces), parking in places which disrupt traffic, riding or walking motorcycles or other vehicles outside of designated roads are prohibited.

10. Political activities and behaviors having the potential to cause social disputes or conflict are prohibited

11. Pets are not allowed in the Park’s Ecological Protection Area.

 

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Kinmen National Park

Issue Date: July 1, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080810350 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 1, 2019; effective on the date of promulgation

 
Prohibited Activities Fines (NT$)
First Violation Repeated Violations
1. Displaying, selling, transporting, or collecting animals, plants, ores, and their specimens or derivative products illegally hunted or collected under the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations, or establishing nets, traps, or other hunting equipment. 3,000 3,000
2. Peddling or erecting stalls without permission or authorization. 1,500 3,000
3. Establishing votive offering facilities, graves, monuments, or other facilities that disturb the landscape without permission or authorization. 1,500 3,000
4. Hanging trail markings, grass skiing, lighting torches, candles and other comburents, kite flying, launching sky lanterns, bungee jumping, flying (e.g. hang gliding, paragliding, hot balloon, parasailing) and other activities that disturb the ecological environment or threaten public safety. 1,500 3,000
5. Camping, lighting campfires, setting up tents, hammocks, lighting fires or burning any inflammables, cooking, barbecuing, using speakers, rock climbing, river tracing, participating in water activities or running races outside of the designated area of the Park. 1,500 3,000
6. Destroying, defacing, engraving, or creating graffiti on public property and facilities. 3,000 3,000
7. Feeding wildlife, releasing or abandoning animals, or feeding wandering animals without permission. 3,000 3,000
8. Operation of remote control machinery, or entry into dangerous areas or areas closed to the public (including entry outside opening hours) without permission. 1,500 3,000
9. Parking in exclusive parking spaces (accessible parking spaces ), parking in places which disrupt traffic, riding or walking motorcycles or other vehicles outside of designated roads. 1,500 3,000
10. Political activities and behaviors having the potential to cause social disputes or conflict. 1,500 3,000
11. Bringing pets into the Park’s Ecological Protection Area. 1,500 3,000

Yushan

Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Yushan National Park

Issue Date: May 15, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080806443 of the Ministry of the Interior on May 15, 2019, by amending Regulation 17; effective on the date of promulgation

1. Any action involving the sale or display of hunted or collected animals, plants, and their specimens in contravention of the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations, is prohibited.

2. Any collecting, selling, or displaying of antiquities, stalagmites, prehistoric fossils, crystals, stalactites, other special rocks and specimens or their derived products is prohibited.

3. It is prohibited to set up stalls or peddle goods outside of the designated commercial area.

4. It is prohibited to bring shotguns, cables, nets, clips, cages, batteries, poison, and other hunting equipment capable of capturing, hunting, harming, or poisoning wildlife into the National Park.

5. Hanging or placing signs, strips, wires, metal plaques, or other objects that can disturb the landscape is prohibited.

6. Lighting firecrackers or fireworks, burning joss paper, and establishing altars or facilities for votive offerings are all prohibited.

7. It is prohibited to go beyond the trail area as designated by the Park Headquarters.

8. It is prohibited to camp, picnic, cook, light fires, river trace, erect tents, place tables or chairs, cause disturbances, create campfires, or partake in other such activities in the parking lot or outside of designated areas without prior permission.

9. Littering plastic bottles, polystyrene, other plastic or metal products, and other objects and trash not compostable or biodegradable is prohibited.

10. It is prohibited to damage any public property or facilities that are designed for the safety and benefit of the public.

11. It is prohibited to feed wildlife.

12. It is prohibited to release or abandon animals.

13. It is prohibited to bring pets into the Ecological Protection Area, the Historical Preservation Area, or the Special Landscape Area (with the exception of along the Southern Cross-Island Highway).

14. Possession or transportation of protected wildlife or the remains of such is strictly prohibited.

15. With the exception of emergency evacuation, changing and altering authorized routes, itinerary, and campgrounds upon entering the Ecological Protection Area is prohibited.

16. Unauthorized establishment of memorials or monumental facilities is prohibited.

17. With the exception of populated areas, political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict are prohibited within the National Park.

 

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Yushan National Park

Issue Date: May 15, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080807674 of the Ministry of the Interior on May 15, 2019; effective on the date of promulgation

 
Prohibited Activities Fines (NT$)
First Violation Repeated Violations
1. Selling or displaying hunted or collected animals, plants, and their specimens in contravention of the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations. 3,000 3,000
2. Collecting, selling, or displaying antiquities, stalagmites, prehistoric fossils, crystals, stalactites, other special rocks and specimens or their derived products. 3,000 3,000
3. Setting up stalls or peddling goods outside of the designated commercial area. 1,500 3,000
4. Bringing shotguns, cables, nets, clips, cages, batteries, poison, and other hunting equipment capable of capturing, hunting, harming, or poisoning wildlife into the National Park. 3,000 3,000
5. Hanging or placing signs, strips, wires, metal plaques, or other objects that can disturb the landscape. 1,500 3,000
6. Lighting firecrackers or fireworks, burning joss paper, and establishing altars or facilities for votive offerings. 1,500 3,000
7. Going beyond the trail area as designated by the Park Headquarters. 1,500 3,000
8. Camping, picnicking, cooking, lighting fires, river tracing, erecting tents, placing tables and chairs, causing disturbances, creating campfires, and partaking in other such activities in the parking lot or outside of designated areas without prior permission. 1,500 3,000
9. Littering plastic bottles, polystyrene, other plastic or metal products, and other objects and trash not compostable or biodegradable. 1,500 3,000
10. Damaging public property or facilities that are designed for the safety and benefit of the public. 3,000 3,000
11. Feeding wildlife. Those who have applied and received authorization for research purposes are exempt from this regulation. 900 3,000
12. Releasing or abandoning animals. 1,500 3,000
13. Bringing pets into the Ecological Protection Area, the Historical Preservation Area, or the Special Landscape Area (with the exception of along the Southern Cross-Island Highway). 900 3,000
14. Possessing or transporting protected wildlife or the remains of such. 3,000 3,000
15. Changing and altering authorized routes, itinerary, and campgrounds upon entering the Ecological Protection Area. Emergency evacuation is exempt from this regulation. 3,000 3,000
16. Unauthorized establishment of memorials or monumental facilities. 1,500 3,000
17. Participating in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict in areas other than populated areas within the National Park. 1,500 3,000

Kenting

Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Kenting National Park

Issue Date: July 4, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080810247 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 4, 2019; effective on the date of promulgation

1. Any action involving the sale or display of hunted or collected animals, plants, and their specimens in contravention of the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations, is prohibited.

2. Any gathering, collecting, selling, or displaying of stalagmites, stalactites, prehistoric fossils, shells, shell sand, coral rocks, and other rocks and specimens or their derived products is prohibited. Those who have proof that such specimens did not originate from Kenting National Park are exempt from this regulation.

3. Peddling, setting up vending stalls, or selling goods by other means outside of the permitted area is prohibited.

4. Livestock grazing in unapproved areas outside of the general area or within 20 meters from the main road is prohibited.

5. Unauthorized placement of containers, vending stalls, or other similar structures that seriously disturb the landscape within Kenting National Park is prohibited.

6. Business operations surrounding all-terrain vehicles, sandboarding, or land sailing are prohibited.

7. Undertaking climbing at the areas around and including Dajian Mountain, Frog Rock, or Sail Rock is prohibited.

8. Lighting fireworks and firecrackers is prohibited (with the exceptions of: Lunar New Year’s Eve, the first to the fifth day of Lunar New Year, Lantern Festival, Ching Ming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Ghost Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, New Year’s Eve events, and other sacrificial holidays, local folk rituals, and religious occasions).

9. Projection of any light, casting of sky lanterns, camping, barbecues, or campfire activities outside of legal campgrounds, and the parking of recreational vehicles, trailers, or other similar structures are all prohibited.

10. The feeding of wildlife or the release or abandonment of animals are prohibited.

11. The setting up of umbrellas or swimming at Dawan Beach and its waters (East of Kenting Disiyisanhao Bridge to the Temple of the Dutch Princess (“Babao Gongzhu Temple”)) are prohibited.

12. The Maobitou Park boardwalk is prohibited from entry.

13. Dropping anchors above the coral reef is prohibited.

14. Hosting of outdoor musical activities outside of designated areas is prohibited.

15. Prohibited recreational activities by coastal waters are as follows:

a. Should continuous wave height be over 1 meter and red flags are erected along the shore line, swimming and paddling are prohibited.

b. Should continuous wave height be over 1.5 meters and red flags are erected along the shore line, snorkeling, shore diving, boat diving, and other diving activities are prohibited.

c. Should continuous wave height be over 2 meters and red flags are erected along the Jet Ski terminals, Jet Ski and other vehicle activities are prohibited.

d. Should the average wind force be at level 5 or should gusts reach above level 7, and red flags are erected along the shore line, all activities with non-powered inflatable floating gear, excepting surfing, are prohibited.

16. Operation of remote control drones without permission is prohibited.

17. With the exception of populated areas, political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict are prohibited within Kenting National Park.

 

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Kenting National Park

Issue Date: July 4, 2019

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi

No.1080810265 of the Ministry of the Interior on July 4, 2019

17. Participating in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict in areas other than populated areas within Kenting National Park.

 
Prohibited Activities Fines (NT$)
(Irrespective of repetition)
1. Selling or displaying hunted or collected animals, plants, and their specimens in contravention of the National Park Law and other applicable laws and regulations. 3,000
2. Gathering, collecting, selling, or displaying stalagmites, stalactites, prehistoric fossils, shells, shell sand, coral rocks, and other rocks and specimens or their derived products. Those who have proof that such specimens did not originate from Kenting National Park are exempt from this regulation. 3,000
3. Peddling, setting up vending stalls, or selling goods by other means outside of the permitted area. 3,000
4. Livestock grazing in unapproved areas outside of the general area or within 20 meters from the main road. 3,000
5. Unauthorized placement of containers, vending stalls, or other similar structures that seriously disturb the landscape within Kenting National Park. 3,000
6. Operating business surrounding all-terrain vehicles, sandboarding, or land sailing. 3,000
7. Undertaking climbing at the areas around and including Dajian Mountain, Frog Rock, or Sail Rock. 3,000
8. Lighting fireworks and firecrackers (with the exceptions of: Lunar New Year’s Eve, the first to the fifth day of Lunar New Year, Lantern Festival, Ching Ming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Ghost Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, New Year’s Eve events, and other sacrificial holidays, local folk rituals, and religious occasions). 3,000
9. Projecting any light, casting sky lanterns, camping, barbecuing, or having campfire activities outside of legal campgrounds, and parking recreational vehicles, trailers, or other similar structures. 3,000
10. Feeding wildlife or releasing orabandoning animals. 3,000
11. Setting up umbrellas or swimming at Dawan Beach and its waters (East of Kenting Disiyisanhao Bridge until the Temple of the Dutch Princess (“Babao Gongzhu Temple”)). 3,000
12. Entering the Maobitou Park boardwalk. 3,000
13. Dropping anchors above the coral reef. 3,000
14. Hosting outdoor musical activities outside of designated areas. 3,000

15. Participating in the following recreational activities by coastal waters:

a. Swimming and treading on water in the case that continuous wave height is over 1 meter and red flags are erected along the shore line.

b. Snorkeling, shore diving, boat diving, and participating in other diving activities in the case that continuous wave height is over 1.5 meters and red flags are erected along the shore line.

c. Jet Skiing and participating in other vehicle activities in the case that continuous wave height is over 2 meters and red flags are erected along the Jet Ski terminals.

d. Participating in any activity with non-powered inflatable floating gear other than surfing in the case that the average wind force is at level 5 or that gusts reach above level 7, and red flags are erected on the shore line.

3,000
16. Operating remote control drones without permission. 3,000
17. Participating in political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict in areas other than populated areas within Kenting National Park. 3,000

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:
    1. Areas having unique landscapes, significant ecological systems, or habitats with biodiversity that are representative of the country’s natural heritage;
    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;
    3. Areas with natural recreational resources and unusual features that may serve as tourist destinations and leisure activity venues for the public.
    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.

    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.
  7. 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.
  8. Article 8:  The terminology in this Law is defined as follows:
    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.
    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.
    3. National Park Plan: A comprehensive plan for the management, protection, utilization and development of the entire area of each national park.
    4. National Nature Park Plan: A comprehensive plan for the management, protection, utilization and development of the entire area of each national nature park.
    5. National Park Enterprise: An enterprise set up in accordance with the National Park Plan to facilitate recreation, ecotourism and conservation of park resources.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    10. Ecological Protection Area. An area requiring strict protection of ecological communities and habitats in order to preserve biodiversity and facilitate ecological research.
  9. Article 9:  Application may be made for appropriation of public land required for implementation of the National Park Plan, in accordance with the law.

    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.
  10. 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.

    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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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:
    1. General Area
    2. Recreation Area
    3. Historical Preservation Area
    4. Special Landscape Area
    5. Ecological Protection Area
  13. Article 13: The following activities shall be prohibited within the national parks:
    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.
  14. Article 14: In a general area or a recreation area, the following activities are permissible after obtaining permission from the National Park Headquarters:
    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.
  15. Article 15: Within historical preservation areas, the following activities require prior permission from Ministry of the Interior:
    1. Repairing antiquities or monuments;
    2. Repairing or reconstructing existing buildings;
    3. Altering original landscapes or landforms.
  16. 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.
  17. 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:
    1. Introducing exotic animals or plants;
    2. Collecting specimens;
    3. Using pesticides or herbicides.
  18. 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.
  19. Article 19: Entrance to ecological protection areas shall be allowed only after obtaining a permit from the relevant National Park Headquarters.
  20. 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.
  21. Article 21: Academic institutions may engage in scientific research in national parks. However, they must first send a research proposal to the National Park Headquarters for approval.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.

    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.

    Ministry of the Interior may accept donations of funds or lands from individuals or groups for the purpose developing the national parks.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.

    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.
  28. Article 27-1:The regulations governing alterations, management and penalties that apply to national parks shall apply equally to national nature parks.
  29. Article 28: The areas for which this Law shall be effective shall be determined by Executive Yuan.
  30. Article 29: Details of the implementation of this Law shall be formulated by Ministry of the Interior and submitted to Executive Yuan for approval.
  31. 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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