On 21 October 2019, the Judicial Yuan announced the draft "Labor Case Adjudication Rule" (Rule) for public consultation. We summarize the key points below: (1) In the event that all or a part of a labor case involves intellectual property right, it may be handled by the labor court.
On 19 June 2019, the President announced an amendment to the Criminal Speedy Trial Act (Amendment). We summarize the key points below: (1) The cap on accumulated period of detention during the trial is shorten from 8 years to 5 five years, which will be enforced 1 year after the announcement of the Amendment.
Amendment to Article 251: In addition to food, agricultural products or other industrial or agricultural necessities, one who stocks up the living necessities designated by the Executive Yuan with the intention to inflate the price and refrains such objects from selling to the market without justifiable reasons shall be sentenced to imprisonment for no more than 3 years.