跳到主要內容區塊

主管法規查詢系統

:::

英譯法規內容

法規名稱(Title) Public Burial Act Ch
公發布日(Date) 2000.11.08
法規沿革(Legislative) Full text including 9 articles established and
published by the National Government on 5 December 1947
Full text including 11 articles amended and published by
the President on 26 November 1948
Full text including 14 articles amended and published by
Presidential Order (1957) Tai-Zhong-Zhi No. 3230 dated 12
June 1957
Articles 3, 6, 9 and 12 amended by Presidential Order
Hua-Zhong-Yi-Yi-Zhi No. 8900270260 dated 8 November 2000
法規內文(Content)

Article 1.Public burials shall be performed in accordance with this Act.

Article 2.Any person meeting any of the following may have a public

          burial after said person has died:

          1.Defense against external threat or civil riot, with honorable

            deeds.

          2.Defense against disaster, sacrificing oneself for the public,

            with honorable deeds.

          3.Investment in education, with outstanding ethics, serving as

            an example for others.

          4.Writing or invention with a significant contribution worthy

            of honoring.

          5.Engagement in public interest construction that benefits

            society, worthy of honoring.

          6.Provision of diligent and ethical public services, with

            significant contributions.

          7.Other special contributions to the nation and society.

Article 3.Public burials shall be determined by the municipal or county

          (city) government and submitted to the Executive Yuan for

          approval. Alternatively, the decision may be made by a meeting

          of the Executive Yuan and submitted to the President for

          implementation by decree.

          The cost of a public burial shall be paid by the treasury of

          each handling authority.

Article 4.A public burial ceremony office shall be established by the

          relevant handling authority, for which the articles of

          association shall be established by the Ministry of the

          Interior.

Article 5.The public burial ceremony shall be prepared by the Ministry

          of the Interior and submitted to the Executive Yuan for

          approval.

Article 6.A public burial cemetery shall be established by the

          municipal or county (city) government in the suburbs

          of the place where the municipal or county (city) government

          is located, or another alternative site of choice. The

          following shall be submitted in writing to the Ministry

          of the Interior for approval:

          1.Location and design plan.

          2.Surface of cemetery.

          3.Equipment for cemetery.

          4.Management and security guards.

          5.Funding and budget.

Article 7.The inside of the public burial cemetery shall be divided into

          sections and tomb quarters in accordance with the surface.

          Each unit of tomb quarters shall not exceed 400 square meters.

Article 8.Any person receiving a public burial shall have a tombstone

          installed,inscribing the deeds thereof. Any canonization decree

          shall also be included.

Article 9.Any person receiving a public burial shall be buried in the

          public burial cemetery. Any alternative burial location shall

          be submitted to the municipal or county (city) government,

          which will further report it to the Ministry of the Interior

          for reference. However, a tombstone shall still be established

          inside the public burial cemetery.

Article 10.On the date of a public burial, the ceremony shall be hosted

           by staff representing the Ministry of the Interior and the

           municipal or county (city)government.

Article 11.A register shall be established for a public burial ceremony,

           specifying the following:

           1.Name, place of birth, date of birth/death and summarized

             deeds of the person receiving the public burial.

           2.Date of approval of the public burial.

           3.Date of burial.

           4.Number of tomb quarter.

           5.Name and address of family members of the person receiving

            the public burial.

Article 12.A public memorial shall be organized on every Tomb Sweeping

           Day in the public burial cemetery. Each municipal or county

           (city)government shall send staff to host the memorial and

           local organizations and schools shall send representatives

           for participation in the memorial.Family members of the

           individuals who have received public burials may be invited

           to participate in the memorial under the previous paragraph.

Article 13.The rituals and position of the public memorial in the public

           burial cemetery shall be determined by the Ministry of the

           Interior.

Article 14.This Act shall be implemented from the date of publication.