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法規名稱(Title) Enforcement Statute for Substitute Services Ch
公發布日(Date) 2018.04.25
法規沿革(Legislative) 1.Promulgated on February 02, 2000
2.Amended on January 17, 2001
3.Amended on January 29, 2003
4.Amended on June 18, 2003
5.Amended and promulgated by Presidential Decree on January 24, 2007
6.Amended and promulgated by Presidential Decree on June 10, 2015
7.Amended and promulgated by Presidential Decree on April 25, 2018
法規內文(Content) Chapter 1 General Provisions
Article 1     This Statute is duly enacted in accordance with Article 26 of the
              Conscription Law. Any matters insufficiently provided for herein
              shall be subject to other laws concerned.


Article 2     The competent authorities in charge of the Statute are the Ministry
              of the Interior.To enforce conscription and Substitute Services
              related affairs, the Ministry of the Interior shall set up the
              Conscription Administration and may set up regional conscription
              inspection & training centers to take charge of respective
              conscription and Substitute Services related affairs.The
              organizational rules for the Conscription Administration,
              Ministry of the Interior and may set up regional conscription
              inspection & training centers shall be separately enacted by laws.
              The municipal, county (city) governments shall, subject to
              instruction and supervision by the competent authorities, take charge
              of Substitute Services related affairs.

Article 3     The term “Substitute Services” as used herein denotes the male
              citizens within the conscription ages shall carry out auxiliary jobs,
              public affairs and other social services of the user organizations; or
              carry out scientific, or industrial research and development or technical
              work in government agencies, public research organs (institutions),
              colleges and universities, administrative juridical persons or corporate
              research institutions (hereinafter referred to as “user organizations”)
              recognized by the competent authorities..

Article 4     The Substitute Services shall be in the following categories:
              1. General Substitute Services:
              (1) Police services.
              (2) Fire fighting services.
              (3) Social services.
              (4) Environmental protection services.
              (5) Medication services.
              (6) Educational services.
              (7) Agricultural services.
              (8) Tribal Service for the Indigenous Peoples.
              (9) Other categories as designated by the Executive Yuan (the Cabinet).
              2. R&D Substitute Services.
              3. Industry Training Substitute Service.
              The categories of substitute services, implementation sequence and
              number of persons shall be formulated by the competent authorities
              and submitted to the Executive Yuan for approval.

Article 5     Beginning on January 1 of the year in which he reaches 18 years
              of age, except for applying for R&D Substitute Services or Industry
              Training Substitute Service in accordance with the provisions of
              Article 5-1, a draftee-to-be who conforms to the qualification for
              active duty in the physical examination for conscription may apply
              for General Substitute Services according to his own will; who
              conforms to the qualification for substitute services, shall be draftee
              of General Substitute Services.
              Where an indigenous person applies for general substitute military
              service pursuant to the provisions of the preceding article, the
              competent authority must respect the willingness of the draftee and
              allow him to serve in the tribal service if he prefers to.
              A draftee-to-be who applies for General Substitute Services may be
              entitled to preferential screening in the following screening sequence
              if meeting any of the following qualification requirements:
              1. Religious, family factors.
              2. Having successfully passed state-sponsored examinations and held
              licenses in expertise categories set forth in Subparagraph 1,
              Paragraph 1 of the preceding article.
              3. Having obtained licenses in expertise categories set forth in
              Subparagraph 1, Paragraph 1 of the preceding article issued by the
              Central Government level competent authorities in charge of target
              business.
              4. Having possessed educational, professional qualification and
              specified training.
              The term “educational, professional qualification and specified
              training” as used in the preceding paragraph shall be defined by
              the competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) in
              concert with the user organizations.
              Where an applicant proves to be under court trial or to have been
              convicted guilty following a crime, the competent authorities (i.e.,
              the Ministry of the Interior) may disapprove of his application for
              General Substitute Services or restrict the categories of his
              Substitute Services. This provision, nevertheless, does not apply
              to a juvenile criminal, unintentional offender or a criminal
              granted a suspension which has not been revoked.
              The regulations governing the qualifications of the General Substitute
              Services, procedures, time limit, terms for application, method of
              admission and other compliance shall be determined by the competent
              authorities.
              The date of enforcement for the physical status to draft for the
              Substitute Services shall be determined by the Executive Yuan
              (the Cabinet).

Article 5-1   Beginning on January 1 of the year in which he reaches 18 years
              of age, a draftee-to-be, who conforms to the qualification for active
              duty or substitute services in the physical examination for conscription
              and has received a master degree or above from a domestic college or
              university or a foreign one that is recognized by the Ministry of
              Education, may apply for R&D Substitute Services through screening;
              a draftee-to-be, who has graduated from a domestic college or university
              or a foreign one that is recognized by the Ministry of Education, and
              received an associate’s degree or above, may apply for Industry Training
              Substitute Service through screening.
              The regulations governing the application and screening procedures,
              matriculation methods, training, services, management, turnover of user
              organizations and other matters relating to R&D Substitute Services and
              Industry Training Substitute Service shall be determined by the competent
              authorities.

Article 5-2   For the draftees who are drafted for R&D Substitute Services or
              Industry Training Substitute Service through screening, the service
              period is divided into the following three stages:
              1. Stage 1: period for accepting military fundamental training and
              specialized training.
              2. Stage 2: from the termination of the period of military fundamental
              training and specialized training and distribution to user
              organization, till the commencing day of service period for Substitute
              Service draftees as prescribed in Paragraph 1 of Article 7.
              3. Stage 3: from the commencing day of service period for Substitute
              Service draftees as prescribed in Paragraph 1 of Article 7, till the
              day of expiration of the service period prescribed in Paragraph 2 of
              the same article.

Article 5-3   Before attending the fundamental training and specialized training,
              the draftees matriculated through screening to take the R&D Substitute
              Services or Industry Training Substitute Service shall sign a contract in
              writing with the user organizations, and the contents of the contract
              shall include their rights and obligations in the second stage and the
              third stage.
              The user organizations shall submit the contract in writing as
              referred to in the preceding paragraph to the competent authorities
              for information within ten days after the contract is signed.

Article 6     The males in the conscription age for the Substitute Services
              (hereinafter referred to as Substitute Services Draftees-to-be) shall,
              after completing the required training, perform the duties as specified
              in the laws and ordinances for the respective categories of the
              Substitute Services.

Article 6-1   The draftees of the R&D Substitute Services or Industry Training
              Substitute Service in the first stage shall be governed by this Statute.
              The draftees of the R&D Substitute Services or Industry Training
              Substitute Service in the second stage shall not be governed by the
              Labor Standard Act; their rights and obligations, unless otherwise
              prescribed in this Statute, shall be governed by the regulations on the
              General Substitute Services.
              An employment relationship exists between the draftees of the R&D
              Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute Service in the third
              stage and the user organizations, and the matters of labor conditions
              and insurance shall be handled in accordance with the provisions of
              the Labor Standard Act, the Labor Retirement Pension Statute, and
              the Labor Insurance Statute, but not governed by this Statute; the
              required expenses shall be burdened by the user organizations.

Chapter 2 Provisions of Services
Article 7     The service period for draftees who apply for the General Substitute
              Services with qualification for the Substitute Services or for family
              factors is the same as that of active duty; the service period for
              draftees who apply for the General Substitute Services with
              qualification for active duty is not more than six months longer than
              that of active duty.
              The service period of draftees who apply for the R&D Substitute Services
              or Industry Training Substitute Service is not more than three years
              longer than that of active duty; a draftee who fails to complete the
              service period shall take the General Substitute Services; as to the
              service period, expect that the first stage is counted according to the
              actual days, the other stages shall be calculated as 1/4 of the actual
              days to complete the original service. However, if the service period
              since distribution to the user organization is less than one year, this
              period shall not be calculated.
              The male citizens in the age of military services who have finished the
              cultivation education of policemen and have not performed the obligation
              of military service, are not distributed within three years after
              accepting the fundamental training of the General Substitute
              Services or fail to complete the specified service period after
              distribution to user organizations, shall complete the due service period
              of the General Substitute Services.
              The service period of draftees in the General Substitute Services with
              qualification for active duty as referred to in Paragraph 1 and the
              service period of draftees in the R&D Substitute Services or Industry
              Training Substitute Service as referred to in Paragraph 2 shall be
              reported by the competent authorities to the Executive Yuan for approval.
              For the draftees who have completed the service period of the Substitute
              Services, the competent authorities shall produce and issue certificates
              on completion of substitute services.
              Where a draftee of the R&D Substitute Service or Industry Training
              Substitute Service completes the prescribed service period, the service
              period for the draftees with qualification for the Substitute Services as
              prescribed in Paragraph 1 shall be calculated as the service years; and
              the left period shall be calculated as years of working in the user
              organization.

Article 8  The pay, regional allowance and meal and sub-meal allowances for
             draftees of the General Substitute Services and draftees of the R&D
             Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute Service in the first
             stage or the second stage shall be granted according to the standards for
             officers, petty officers and standing soldiers of voluntary services in the
             armed forces; where, the meal and sub-meal allowances may be adjusted
             according to the actual price and the expenses for providing meals; where
             the draftees are dispatched to a foreign region, foreign regional allowance
             of specific grade may be granted with consideration of the geographical
             environment, traffic conditions, degree of hardship and economic conditions
             of the region.
             The regulations governing the aforementioned pay, regional allowance and
             meal and sub-meal allowances shall be determined by the competent
             authorities.

Article 9  A Substitute Services Draftees-to-be may be deferred in enlistment in case
             of disease or major events for which his management in person is
             indispensable and shall be duly enlisted as soon as such factor for
             deferment ceases to exist.The draftee-to-be shall be subject to be drafted
             upon the cause justifying the deferred in enlistment ceases to be.

Article 10    A male citizen in the Substitute Services shall be suspended from the
              Substitute Services, known as Substitute Services suspension:
              1. Having been diagnosed to have suffered from a disease which tends to
              endanger health and security in the group.
              2. Having been injured or diseased and thus been rated incompetent for
              the Substitute Services.
              3. Having been wanted for arrest, under custody, on watch list or
              convicted to a jail term, detention which are under execution.
              4. Having been under security penalty, compulsory drug rehabilitation,
              reformatory penalty or educational penalty in a final decision which are
              under execution, but excluding protection custody.
              5. Having been absent from Substitute Services [“absence without leave”
              (AWOL)] for up to seven days in accumulation.
              6. Having been missing for up to three months.
              The period of the aforementioned Substitute Services suspension shall be
              excluded from the Substitute Services period.
              The criteria for Substitute Services suspension set forth in Clauses 1
              and 2 of Paragraph 1 shall be determined by the competent authorities.

Article 11    Where the cause of decommissioning is eliminated, except for the
              circumstances prescribed in the second paragraph, the draftee shall be
              called back and return to the original organization he served to go on
              with the services and complete the due service period. However, in case
              of callback of the R&D Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute
              Service, the competent authorities may designate the category of service,
              organization served or user organization.
              In case a male citizen who is suspended from the Substitute Services
              under Subparagraphs 1~4 and 6 of Paragraph 1 of the preceding article,
              the competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) may
              review the case as the actual situation may justify and approve of him
              not required to restore the Service. The terms to exempt the restoration
              shall be determined by the competent authorities.

Article 12    A male citizen in the Substitute Services who incurs any of the following
              may be discharged from the services ahead of schedule:
              1. In case of draftees outnumbering the requirements.
              2. Where a draftee incurs a major incident in his family for which he
              must shoulder the key responsibility to make the living or incurs an
              extraordinary incident otherwise as verified by the competent authorities.
              The terms and procedures for Clause 1 above shall be reported by he
              competent authorities to the Executive Yuan (the Cabinet) before
              enforcement. The qualifications, terms and procedures to apply for
              termination ahead of schedule as per Clause 2 above shall be determined
              by the competent authorities.
 
Chapter 3 Training Service Management
Article 13    The training is classified as fundamental training and specialized
              training.
              The fundamental training referred to in the preceding paragraph shall be
              held by the competent authorities jointly with the Ministry of National
              Defense; the specialized training shall, in case of the R&D Substitute
              Services and Industry Training Substitute Service, be held by the
              competent authorities; in case of the General Substitute Services, be
              held by the demanding organizations.
              An applicant for the General Substitute Services due to religious factor
              shall receive fundamental training and specialized training programs if
              approved. The fundamental training along with specialized training shall
              be conducted by the user organization.

Article 14    The user organizations may, as the actual demand may justify, select
              outstanding male citizens in the Substitute Services and provide them
              with on-the-job training programs before assigning them into the
              managerial staff team.

Article 15    Both the competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) and
              the user organizations shall establish the databases and management roster
              of the male citizens in the Substitute Services to control their
              performance and update.

Article 16    The meals of male citizens in the General Substitute Services shall be
              provided by the units in charge of training and service; the meals of male
              citizens in the R&D Substitute Services and Industry Training Substitute
              Service in the first stage shall be provided by the units in charge of
              training.
              For the meals referred to in the preceding paragraph, allowances for meals
              and sub-meals may be granted where necessary.
 
Article 17    The management regulations governing the service registers of male
              citizens in the Substitute Services and the management regulations
              governing the training and duty of male citizens in General Substitute
              Services shall be determined by the competent authorities respectively.

Article 18    The user organizations shall, as the actual demand may justify, draw up
              regulations governing male citizens in the General Substitute Services and
              submit them to the competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the
              Interior) for information.

Article 18-1  The user organizations shall, as the actual demand may justify, draw
              up service management regulations governing the working time, leave,
              vacation, business trip, overtime work, stimulation measures, evaluation
              and other matters of male citizens in the R&D Substitute Services or
              Industry Training Substitute Service , and submit them to the competent
              authorities for information; in case that the service management
              regulations infringe the regulations referred to in Paragraph 2 of
              Article 5-1, the competent authorities shall notify the user organizations
              to correct it within a specified time limit.
              Under any of the following circumstances regarding a user organization,
              the competent authorities may, at the user organization's request or
              according to its own authority, transfer the male citizens in the R&D
              Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute Service to other user
              organizations:
              1. Failing to contain the existing draftees due to change or cutting of
              plan.
              2. Suspension of operation, transfer or shutdown of not less than one
              month.
              3. Conducting violence or action of severe humiliating or endangering the
              health of draftees.
              4. Does not pay the R&D fee as set forth in Paragraph 1 of Article 60-1.
              5. Where the distributed quota is rescinded by the competent authorities.
              6. Other severe circumstances endangering the rights and benefits of
              draftees, as the competent authorities deem it necessary to transfer the
              draftees to other user organizations.
              In case of transfer by the competent authorities at the user
              organization's request or according to its own authority as referred to
              in the preceding paragraph, the contract between the user organization
              and the draftee of R&D Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute
              Service shall be terminated, and the new user organization shall sign a
              contract in writing with the draftee and submit it to the competent
              authorities for examination.
              Where a draftee of R&D Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute
              Service fails to go on with his service due to suspension, transfer or
              shutdown of user organization or other causes not attributable to the
              draftee, the service shall be regarded as uninterrupted; the fees payable
              by the user organization shall still be burdened by the original user
              organization after the contract is terminated. If the user organization
              fails to pay the fees due to certain reasons, the competent authorities
              shall have the fees paid from the fund established under Paragraph 2 of
              Article 60-1 and after payment, seek compensation from the user
              organization.  

Article 19    The competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) may, in
              concert with the user organization, oversee the service units and rate
              their performance.
              Where a male citizen in the Substitute Services runs into a major
              incident, the service unit shall duly report to the user organization and
              take countermeasures as appropriate. The user organization shall report
              to the competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) within
              24 hours.

Chapter 4 Rights and Obligations
Article 20    Unless otherwise provided for in the Statute, a male citizen in the
              Substitute Services is entitled to the following rights:
              1. Reserving school accreditation in case of a student, reserving the
              vacancy and seniority in case of an employee.
              2. Being granted official seal of absence when taking part in a
              government-sponsored examination.
              3. Being granted concession rate for public transportation, admission to
              public theaters or such public entertainment facilities.
              4. Government subsidy when his family dependent(s) is (are) having
              difficulty in family finance.
              5. Being granted pension once from the competent authorities after
              promulgation of illness, injury, physical or mental disability or death
              occurring throughout the service period.
              6. Treated as decommissioned military officer or soldier, applying for
              placement assistances in accordance with the provisions of the Statute on
              the Assistance for Decommissioned Military Officers and Soldiers when he
              encounters difficulty in living and needs long-term medical care or
              hospice after discharge from the services due to illness, injury or
              physical or mental disability caused by official business; the granting
              of pension and hospice allowance shall be conducted by the competent
              authorities. However, this does not apply to the male citizens in the R&D
              Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute Servicein the third
              stage.
              7. The government undertakes the funeral affairs if he dies on duty.
              8. His family dependent(s) may be entitled to medication subsidy in line
              with the equivalent terms for regular serviceman.
              9. Being granted nursing pension from the competent authorities when his
              illness or injury has not been recovered upon expiration of service period
              and the medical treatment is continued with the approval of the competent
              authorities.
              The regulations governing the operation procedure, preferential treatment,
              subsidy, nursing and other matters related to the rights of citizens in
              the Substitute Services as referred to in the preceding paragraph shall
              be formulated by the competent authorities and submitted to the Executive
              Yuan for approval.
              The recognition procedure for the application of placement assistance for
              illness, injury or physical or mental disability caused by official
              business as referred to in Subparagraph of Paragraph 1 shall be determined
              by the competent authorities in concert with the competent authorities in
              charge of related affairs.

Article 21    A male citizen having satisfactorily completed the Substitute Services is
              entitled to the following privileges:
              1. The seniority accumulated in the Substitute Services may be counted
              according to law when shifting to civil services.
              2. The privilege as set forth in Article 4 of Equivalent Accreditation
              Statute Governing Reservists when Shifting to Civil Services in the event
              that a male citizen in the Substitute Services participates in the Civil
              Servant Examinations after he is injured in line of duty and no longer
              competent to the Services.
              3. The privilege as set forth in Regulations for Privileges to Retired
              Servicemen in senior high schools or higher educational institutions
              Entrance Examinations for Colleges or Higher Education for added
              scores which are applicable mutatis mutandis when he participates in
              senior high schools or higher educational institutions examinations to
              enter or to transfer to a college or higher education except the case for
              a graduate student or post-bachelor student.

Article 22    The dependent(s) of a male citizen in the Substitute Services shall have
              the privileges set forth in Clause 4 of Paragraph 1 of Article 20
              terminated if meeting any of the following:
              1. Where renouncing the Republic of China nationality.
              2. Where serving a jail term.
              3. Where being wanted for arrest or under search.
              4. Where divorcing his/her spouse, where his/her child reaches adulthood
              or gets married.
              5. Where being adopted as an adopted child.

Article 23    In case a male citizen in the Substitute Services or bereaved family
              member holds consolation (relief) order, the provisions set forth in
              Clauses 3 and 4 of Paragraph 1 of Article 20 are applicable mutatis
              mutandis during the period while the consolation (relief) order remains
              valid.
              The provisions set forth in the Privilege Statute in Tuition Fees for
              Bereaved Family Members of the Government Employees & Armed Forces are
              applicable mutatis mutandis to a bereaved family member defined in the
              preceding paragraph.

Article 24    The male citizens in the Substitute Services shall be subject to the
              following obligations:
              1. Oath to pledge loyalty to the Republic of China.
              2. Compliance with the laws and ordinances of the government.
              3. Non-disclosure obligations on public duties even after discharge from
              the Substitute Services.
              4. Compliance with the service management regulations and orders
              formulated by the competent authorities, demanding organizations, served
              organizations and user organizations.
              5. No moonlighting or concurrent profit-oriented services throughout the
              Substitute Services period.

Article 25    The male citizens in the General Substitute Services, R&D Substitute
              Services and Industry Training Substitute Service in the first stage may
              ask for leave due to marriage, funeral, disease or other due reasons; the
              regulations governing the leaves shall be determined by the competent
              authorities.

Article 26    (Deleted)

Article 26-1  To leave the country during the service period, a male citizen in the
              Substitute Services shall obtain the approval from the competent
              authorities; the regulations governing the application and examination
              procedures, the times, period and limits of approval, and other related
              matters shall be determined by the competent authorities.

Chapter 5 Relief
Article 27    The competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) shall issue
              relief order and give relief pay in the event that a male citizen in the
              Substitute Services dies or becomes handicapped.The relief pay shall be
              granted pursuant to the following:
              1. Death relief: Payable to the bereaved family member(s) as the
              beneficiary(ies).
              2. Handicap relief: Payable to the male citizen in the Substitute Services
              himself as the beneficiary.
              The right to claim relief pay and the outstanding relief pay set forth
              under Paragraph 1 shall not be detained, transferred or used as
              collateral.

Article 28    The bereaved family members shall receive relief pay in the following
              sequence:
              1. Parents, spouse, children. But the spouse forfeit the rights if getting
              remarried.
              2. Grandparents, grandchildren, widowed wife and widower. But
              widowed wife and widower forfeit the rights if getting remarried.
              3. Brothers and sisters, but only the minor ones or those majors who
              are not able to make a living due to disabilities.
              4. Spouse’s parents, spouse’s grandparents, but only when they lack
              people obliged to support them.
              Where there are several bereaved family members of the same sequence who
              fail to come to an accord, the relief pay shall be equally paid to them.
              Where a bereaved family member waives or forfeits the relief, the relief
              pay may be received by other bereaved family members.
              In the event that a male citizen in the Substitute Services has made will
              before death to appoint the bereaved family members to receive relief pay,
              such will shall govern.

Article 29    Injury, handicap or death are in the following categories:
              1. Death in line of duty.
              2. Death as a result of disease or accident.
              3. Handicap resulting from injury in line of duty.
              4. Handicap resulting from disease or accident.

Article 30    Where a male citizen in the Substitute Services is injured in line of duty
              and dies within three years from injury, the relief pay shall be granted
              equivalent to the criteria for death in line of duty.If he dies beyond
              three years from injury, the relief pay shall be granted equivalent to the
              criteria for death resulting from disease.
              Where a male citizen has been injured in line of duty and dies as a result
              of that injury after he is no longer in the status in the Substitute
              Services , the relief pay shall be granted in accordance with the
              preceding paragraph.
              The aforementioned male citizen shall no longer be entitled to the relief
              pay upon expiry of five years period from the date on which he is no
              longer in the status in the Substitute Services.

Article 31    Where a male citizen in the Substitute Services has been missing and left
              his whereabouts unknown for up to one (1) year if missing inland and for
              up to six (6) months in full if missing in the sea or in the air, relief
              pay shall be granted in the terms equivalent to death in line of duty.
              Where a male citizen in the Substitute Services has been missing in
              reasons beyond the preceding paragraph and has been promulgated dead by
              court, relief pay shall be granted in the terms equivalent to death of
              accident.
              Provided, however, that the relief is denied whenever the missing draftee
              of substitute service is proved having committed criminal act.
              The relief order on death shall be revoked for any male citizen taking
              substitute service having been completed with the formalities to
              collection the relief under the preceding two paragraphs is later found
              not dead, and have deserted or returned home without report, the relief
              pay shall be retrieved and the male citizen in the Substitute Services
              shall be referred to prosecution.

Article 32    Where a male citizen in the Substitute Services dies, relief pay shall be
              granted in a lump-sum according to the following. In addition, annual
              relief equivalent to five units shall be granted every year:
              1. Death in line of duty: 21.875 units. If he is killed while running
              into risks while performing duties, 15.625 units shall be granted
              additionally.
              2. Death in line of disease or accident: 15 units.
              Where an aforementioned male citizen in the Substitute Services dies with
              extraordinary deeds, additional relief pay equivalent to 30 units shall be
              granted in a lump-sum. If he is commended with government order after
              death, additional relief pay equivalent to 40 units shall be granted in a
              lump-sum.
              The annual relief pay shall be granted for the following duration:
              1. Death in line of duty: Fifteen (15) years. Five (5) more years shall
              be granted if he was killed while running into risks while performing
              duties.
              2. Death in line of disease or accident: Three (3) years.
              The bereaved family members shall be his parents or spouse under Clause
              1 of the preceding paragraph, and the parents if he is the only son, and
              his spouse if he has no children in case under Clause 2. The annual
              relief pay may be granted lifetime.
              In case any child(ren) is(are) still a minor when the payment duration
              under Clause 3 expires, the pay may be continually granted till the
              child(ren) reach(es) adulthood. Or in case any child(ren) is(are) still
              studying uninterruptedly at school though as an adult, the pay may be
              continually granted till the child(ren) graduate(s) from university.


Article 33    The handicap is classified into the following grades:
              1. Grade 1 handicap.
              2. Grade 2 handicap.
              3. Grade 3 handicap.
              4. Critical degree malfunction.
              5. Minor degree malfunction.
              The aforementioned handicap may be reclassified in case of worsening
              condition or repeated injury as verified in the recheck.A male citizen
              may apply for recheck of the handicap pursuant to the preceding provision
              only within the period where he serves the Substitute Services. In a case
              of injury in line of duty as officially accredited who is in worsening
              handicap within five years from the date on which he is no longer in the
              status in the Substitute Services, the provision of the preceding
              paragraph may apply.
              The examination criteria for the grades set forth in Paragraph 1 shall be
              determined by the competent authorities.


Article 34    Where a male citizen in the Substitute Services becomes injured or
              handicapped, annual relief pay shall be granted according to the following
              beginning the day when the handicap degree is graded:
              1. Handicap in line of duty:
              (1) Grade 1 handicap pay is granted lifetime, 4 units annually.
              (2) Grade 2 handicap pay is granted for ten years, 3 units annually.
              (3) Grade 3 handicap pay is granted for five years, 2 units annually.
              (4) Critical degree malfunction is granted for 3 units, payable in a lump
              sum; minor degree malfunction is granted for 2 units, payable in a lump
              sum. No handicap relief order is issued for either case.
              2. Handicap resulting from disease or accident:
              (1) Grade 1handicap pay is granted for fifteen years, three units
              annually.
              (2) Grade 2 handicap pay is granted for eight years, two units annually.
              (3) Grade 3 handicap pay is granted in three units payable in a lump sum.
              No handicap relief order is issued.
              (4) Two (2) units will be granted in a lump sum to the male citizen of
              substitute service draftee suffering gravis condition of mechanism
              disorder; and one (1) unit in a lump sum, lighter condition of mechanism
              disorder.
              No relief order will be issued to anyone referred in Item 4 of Clause 1,
              Item 3 and 4 of Clause 2 in the preceding paragraph.

Article 35    The unit for relief pay in this Statute is calculated at twice the amount
              of the base salary of a voluntary serviceman in the rank of sergeant first
              class.
              The units of annual relief pay shall be entitled to adjustment in line
              with the base salary of a voluntary serviceman in the rank of sergeant
              first class.

Article 36    A beneficiary shall forfeit the relief pay if:
              1. Renouncing of forfeiting the Republic of China nationality.
              2. Receiving a final, irrevocable court judgment with jail term following
              commission of sedition, internal disorders after the Period of
              Communication Rebellion was announced terminated.
              3. Deprived of civil rights for life.
              4. Deceased.
              5. His widow or widowed wife of his son remarries.
              6. He proves still living with certificate in case of relief pay granted
              for his missing.

Article 37    A relief pay beneficiary shall have his/her right to receive relief pay
              terminated if he/she is deprived of civil right or is wanted for arrest
              which shall not be restored until the cause ceases to exist.

Article 38    The right to claim for relief or for relief pay shall cease to exist if
              not exercised within five years from the day when the right becomes
              claimable. If such right is not exercised due to force majeure, the
              prescription shall be discontinued. In case of discontinuation, the
              prescription shall be calculated afresh after the cause of discontinuation
              ceases to exist.

Article 39    The operating procedures for relief for male citizens in the Substitute
              Services, range of application to handicap and funeral allowance for the
              male citizens in the Substitute Services shall be proposed by the
              competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) and approved
              by the Executive Yuan (the Cabinet).

Chapter 6 Insurance
Article 40    All male citizens in the Substitute Services shall be insured for National
              Health Insurance, male citizens in the Substitute Services oriented
              General Insurance and Collective Insurance against Accident Risks.
              Where a male citizen in the Substitute Services serves abroad, the user
              organization shall have him insured overseas medical care insurance as the
              actual demand may justify and, as necessary, war-risk insurance.


Article 41    The business for male citizens in the Substitute Services oriented
              insurance is classified as follows:
              1. National Health Insurance: To be handled by the National Health
              Insurance Bureau in accordance with the National Health Insurance Law.
              2. Male citizens in the Substitute Services oriented general insurance: To
              be handled by other agencies or public utilities as commissioned by the
              competent authorities.
              3. Collective insurance against accident risks: Through open tender by the
              competent authorities. The contents and regulations for the insurance
              shall be determined by the competent authorities.
              4. Overseas medical care insurance and war-risk insurance: The user
              organization shall enact the contents of insurance based as the actual
              demand and medical service level in the foreign country may justify and
              the regulations concerned.

Article 42    The premium for male citizens in the Substitute Services oriented general
              insurance shall be calculated on the grounds of the Insured’s insurance
              amount units and insurance premium rate (1~3% in rate), payable on a
              monthly basis.
              For handling fee payable to other agencies or public utilities for
              insurance commissioned by the competent authorities, the competent
              authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) shall budget regular
              fund.
              The premium rates, amount of insurance units and rate of handling fee in
              the two preceding paragraphs shall be proposed by the competent
              authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) and approved by the
              Executive Yuan (the Cabinet).
              Any matters insufficiently provided for herein shall be subject to
              provisions governing insurance for regular servicemen.

Article 43    The insurance benefits for the male citizens in the Substitute Services
              oriented general insurance include death benefit and handicap benefit both
              of which shall be calculated on the grounds of the amount of insurance
              unit prevalent in the month in which the insured runs into the incident.
              The deficiency for the aforementioned insurance benefits, if any, shall be
              made good by the national treasury.

Article 44    Terms for death benefits of the male citizens in the Substitute Services
              oriented general insurance are as follows:
              1. Death in line of duty: 42 payment units.
              2. Death resulting from disease, accident: 36 payment units.


Article 45    Terms for handicap benefits of the male citizens in the Substitute
              Services oriented general insurance are as follows:
              1. Death in line of duty:
              (1) Grade 1 handicap: 36 payment units
              (2) Grade 2 handicap: 24 payment units
              (3) Grade 3 handicap: 16 payment units
              (4) Critical degree malfunction: 8 payment units.
              2. Death resulting from disease,
              (1) Grade 1 handicap: 30 payment units
              (2) Grade 2 handicap: 20 payment units
              (3) Grade 3 handicap: 12 payment units
              (4) Critical degree malfunction: 6 payment units.


Article 46    An insured of a male citizen in the Substitute Services oriented general
              insurance forfeits the insurance benefit if:
              1. Executed in death penalty following commission of a crime.
              2. Receiving a final, irrevocable court judgment with jail term following
              commission of sedition, internal disorders after the Period of
              Communication Rebellion was announced terminated.

Article 47    A beneficiary of an insured of a male citizen in the Substitute Services
              oriented general insurance forfeits the insurance benefit if:
              1. Forfeiting or renouncing the Republic of China nationality.
              2. Receiving a final, irrevocable court judgment with jail term following
              commission of sedition, internal disorders after the Period of
              Communication Rebellion was announced terminated.
              3. Having willfully caused death to the insured.
              4. Having failed to exercise the right to receive payment within five yeas
              from the day when the benefit becomes payable.

Article 48    The right to claim male citizen in the Substitute Services oriented
              general insurance benefit shall not be detained, transferred or used as
              collateral.

Article 49    Except collective insurance against accident risk, all insurance benefits,
              insurance contract, accounting books, papers and business revenues and
              expenditures under this Statute shall be free of tax.

Article 50    For various insurance premiums for male citizens in the Substitute
              Services, the competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior)
              shall budget regular funds. For overseas medical care insurance and
              war-risk insurance, the user organizations shall budget regular funds
              for payment.

Article 51    The operating procedures for relief, and medical care for male citizens
              in the Substitute Services, judgment of death, handicap, payment and claim
              for benefits shall be proposed by the competent authorities (i.e., the
              Ministry of the Interior) and approved by the Executive Yuan (the
              Cabinet).

Chapter 7 Penalty Clauses
Article 52    A male citizen in the Substitute Services who fails to serve the
              Substitute Services as assigned or is “absence without leave” (AWOL)
              for up to seven days in accumulation shall be subject to a jail term up
              to two years maximum, detention or, in addition thereto or in lieu
              thereof, a fine up to NT$200,000 maximum may be imposed.

Article 53    A male citizen in the General Substitute Services or R&D Substitute
              Services or Industry Training Substitute Service in the first stage who
              defies superior order shall be subject to a jail term up to one year
              maximum, detention or, in addition thereto or in lieu thereof, a fine up
              to NT$100,000 maximum may be imposed.

Article 54    A male citizen subject to terms of regular serviceman who serves in false
              guise for religious factor shall be subject to a jail term up to two years
              maximum.

Article 55    Where a draftee of General Substitute Services or a draftee of R&D
              Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute Service in the first
              stage infringes the management  regulations on living, training and duty,
              punishment standing, punishment duty, confinement, reprimand, demerit,
              salary deduction or reformatory education may be imposed according to
              the severity of actual circumstance.
              Punishment standing shall be limited to two hours every time, and a
              break of ten minutes shall be provided every fifty minutes. However, it
              shall be implemented during the period of training and reformatory
              education only.
              The penalty as to serve duty shall be limited to two hours maximum on a
              regular day and eight hours maximum on a non-working day.
              The penalty as to be banned from exit shall only be imposed on a
              non-working day and be limited to two days maximum in each penalty.
              The penalty of reprimand or demerit shall be imposed in writing. Three
              reprimands accumulated shall be counted as one demerit, three demerits
              accumulated shall be subject to penalty in salary deduction and be may
              accompanied with reformatory education.
              Penalty in salary deduction may range from 10% to 30% and shall be limited
              to three months in maximum.
              The reformatory education shall be imposed by the competent authorities
              (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) in concert with other authorities
              concerned. The regulations governing such reformatory education shall be
              enacted by the competent authorities.
              The penalties as to stand, serve duty, be banned from exit and demerit
              shall be imposed by the duty-service and training units. The penalties of
              salary deduction and reformatory education shall be proposed and submitted
              by the duty service unit and approved by the user organizations and shall
              be submitted to the competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the
              Interior) for information within one week.

Article 55-1  A draftee-to- be who meets any of the following in an attempt to evade the
              enlistment of Substitute Services shall be subject to a jail term up to
              five years maximum:
              1. Having fabricated a cause to evade or defer enlistment.
              2. Having damaged himself bodily or changed his physical status in other
              means.
              3. Having failed to take the initiative to declare within forty-five days
              from the time when the cause for deferred enlistment ceases to exist.
              4. Having refused to accept enlistment.
              5. Having been up to five days behind schedule to report for enlistment.
              6. Having arranged a dummy to report for enlistment on his behalf.
              7. Having acted as a dummy or recommended another to act as a dummy for
              enlistment.
              8. Having left the country without a permit.
              9. Having failed to return as scheduled after being approved to leave the
              country and still failed to return after being reminded with notice.
              One who is in repeated offense twice or more times in having arranged a
              dummy to report for enlistment on his behalf as per Clause 6 of the
              preceding paragraph, or having acted as a dummy or recommended another to
              act as a dummy for enlistment under Clause 7 shall be subject to an
              increase of two-thirds of majority in addition to regular penalty.

Article 55-2  Under any of the following circumstances regarding a draftee of R&D
              Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute Service, the competent
              authorities may, at the draftee's request or according to their authority,
              rescind his qualification as draftee of R&D Substitute Services or
              Industry Training Substitute Service and require him to complete the
              service period of General Substitute Services:
              1. Where the draftee conducts violence to or severely humiliates the
              managerial personnel of the user organization.
              2. Where the draftee severely violates the managerial regulations on the
              service.
              3. Where the draftee wastes goods or disclose confidential data by
              intention, resulting in losses to the user organization.
              4. Where the draftee operates business in which the user organization is
              engaged.
              5. Other circumstances resulting in damages to the rights and benefits of
              the user organization, deemed as severe by the competent authorities.

Article 55-3  The competent authorities may perform supervision and evaluation over the
              user organizations.
              Under any of the following circumstances regarding a user organization,
              the competent authorities shall correct the misconduct and set a time
              limit for improvement. In case that improvement is not seen within the
              specified time limit, the competent authorities may rescind the quota
              distributed to the user organization, limit the quota of application or
              prohibit it from filing application in a certain period:
              1. Where it does not sign a contract in writing and submit it to the
              competent authorities for examination in accordance with the provisions
              of Paragraph 2 Article 5-3.
              2. Where it does not formulate management regulations on the service and
              submit to the competent authorities for examination in accordance with the
              provisions of Article 18-1.
              3. Where it conducts violence, severely humiliates or endangers the health
              of the draftees as prescribed in Subparagraph 3, Paragraph 2 of Article
              18-1.
              4. Where it does not pay R&D fee or industry training fee in accordance
              with the provisions of Paragraph 1 of Article 60-1.
              5. Where any circumstance occurs resulting in severe infringement of the
              rights and benefits of draftees.
              In case of any of the circumstances prescribed in the subparagraphs of the
              preceding paragraph, damaging the rights and benefits of the draftees of
              R&D Substitute Services, the user organization shall burden the liability
              of compensation.

Article 55-4  If the user organization violates the service management regulations as
              stipulated in the first item of article 18-1 and thus resulting in damage
              to the rights of the draftee, a fine between NTD$50,000 to NTD$500,000 will
              be levied.

Chapter 8 Bylaws
Article 56    The competent authorities may invite representatives of civil
              associations, scholars and experts to conduct the examination of annual
              implementation plan of General, R&D Substitute Services or Industry
              Training Substitute Service, applications regarding religious beliefs,
              categories of restriction of Substitute Services, cases of severe
              infringement of draftees' rights and benefits, and other important cases
              in dispute.
              The proportion of the representatives of civil associations, scholars and
              experts as referred to in the preceding paragraph must not be less than
              1/2; the gender ratio for both sexes in the review committee shall not
              fall below 1/3.

Article 57    A male citizen in the Substitute Services and a person concerned having
              achieved significant deed will be awarded with medal, commendation badges
              or incentives in other means.
              The details of the targets, categories, modes, procedures for application
              and remedies and other regulations concerned as set forth in the preceding
              paragraph and Article 55 shall be proposed by the competent authorities
              (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior) and approved by the Executive Yuan
              (the Cabinet).

Article 58    The draftees-to-be who serve police services under this Statute may use
              police facilities as necessary while performing duties. The regulations
              of such use shall be determined by the competent authorities.

Article 59    The male citizens in the Substitute Services having completed the required
              Substitute Services shall be covered in duty organization on the grounds
              of the categories of services, expertise, physical grading for routine
              training in peacetime and shall be called into service of duties in
              wartime. The scope, number of citizens, organization and enforcement
              rules shall be determined by the competent authorities (i.e., the Ministry
              of the Interior) in concert with the Ministry of National Defense.
              The male citizens in the Substitute Services shall be subject to the same
              rights and obligations when called into the services mentioned in the
              preceding paragraph as they are in the Substitute Services. The expenses
              incurred by the called services shall be budgeted by the user
              organizations or the service units.

Article 60    For the funds required by implementing substitute services, the competent
              authorities and related agencies (institutions) shall compile budgets
              according to the laws and regulations on budgeting for the matters they
              should handle respectively as prescribed in this Statute.

Article 60-1  The user organizations shall, during the second-stage service period of
              R&D Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute Service, pay R&D
              fee or industry training fee to the competent authorities monthly for the
              purposes prescribed in the following subparagraphs:
              1. Expenditures for the salary, main and supplementary food,
              accommodation and traffic allowance, insurance, pension and related
              rights and benefits of R&D Substitute Services or Industry Training
              Substitute Service draftees in the first-stage and second-stage service
              periods.
              2.Expenditures for holding military fundamental training and specialized
              training for R&D Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute
              Service draftees.
              3. Administrative and managerial expenditures for handling the
              applications of user organizations or draftees, qualification examination,
              service supervision, and implementation of personnel interview and
              inspection systems.
              4. Expenditures for attracting and rewarding R&D substitute services
              draftees.
              5. Expenditures on the management of fund and general affairs.
              6. Other expenditures on matters related to R&D Substitute Services.
              The competent authorities shall establish fund and compile budgets of
              subordinate units to handle the matters prescribed in the preceding
              paragraph.
              The payment standards of R&D fee and industry training fee as referred to
              in Paragraph 1 shall be determined by the competent authorities.

Article 60-2  The provisions on the matters that should be conducted by the demanding
              organizations or organizations the draftees served as set forth in Article
              15, Paragraph 2 of Article 19, Paragraph 2 of Article 40, Paragraph 4 of
              Article 41 and Article 50 shall apply mutatis mutandis to user
              organizations.

Article 61    The target draftees under this Statute shall be draftees-to-be born
              in/after the year 1981.
              The draftees-to-bee born after 1980 who have the obligation to take
              military services may apply for General Substitute Services, R&D
              Substitute Services or Industry Training Substitute Service in accordance
              with the provisions of Article 5 and Article 5-1.

Article 62    The Enforcement Rules of this Statute shall be enacted by the competent
              authorities (i.e., the Ministry of the Interior).

Article 63    The date for enforcement of this Statute shall be promulgated by the
              Executive Yuan (the Cabinet).The Statute as updated on June 3, 2003 shall
              come into enforcement on the date of promulgation.