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Organization Framework


Present organization


The responsibilities of the Director General, Deputy Director, 1 Economic Deputy Counselor, 4 Senior Executive Officers, and 9 Sections of the Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs are described as follows:

Section 1 Company Registration:

  1. Domestic company registration.
  2. Photocopy and transcription of company registration documents.
  3. Issue company registration certificate.
  4. Issue English certificate.
  5. Issue service provider certificate.
  6. Interpretations for cases of questionable name and business scopes for companies, businesses, or limited partnerships; and proposal of the laws and regulations.
  7. Addition (revision) and announcement of List of Codes of Business Items of Companies, Firms, and Limited Partnerships.

Section 2 Business Entity Accounting:

  1. Revision and Interpretation of the Business Entity Accounting Act.
  2. Verification of company dissolution.
  3. Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism for jewelry retail businesses.
  4. Formulation (Revision) of the criteria of classification of commercial groups.

Section 3 Commerce Administration:

  1. Deliberation, amendment, and interpretation of Electronic Game Arcade Business Regulation Act as well as the relevant regulations; and electronic game console review operation.
  2. Management of special purpose businesses such as ballroom and computer recreational activities, etc.
  3. Proposal, interpretation, and consultation of the Commodity Labeling Act and the Labeling Criteria for specific products.
  4. Responsible for the standard contracts under the jurisdiction of the Department of Commerce and relevant consumer protection services of this Ministry.

Section 4 Commercial Administration Information:

  1. Development, construction, and maintenance of the national administrative information system.
  2. Construct, maintain, and operate the Certificate Authority; and issue industrial and commercial certificates.

Section 5 Business Legislation:

  1. Deliberation, amendment, and interpretation of the Business Registration Act.
  2. Deliberation, amendment, and interpretation of the Company Act.
  3. Deliberation, amendment, and interpretation of the Business Mergers and Acquisitions Act.
  4. Deliberation, amendment, and interpretation of the Limited Partnership Act.

Section 6 E-commerce & Logistics:

  1. Facilitate the development of domestic and cross-border e-commerce.
  2. Promote international and technological development in logistics.
  3. Promote high quality smart business services.

Section 7 Innovation & Catering:

  1. Facilitate the development of the food and beverage industry in Taiwan.
  2. Promote innovation and research & development of the service industry.
  3. Responsible for assisting with century-old and sixty-year-old stores.

Section 8 Living Service:

  1. Upgrade the life service industry and the franchise industry.
  2. Recommend mixed industrial and commercial district applications to stimulate business environments.
  3. Promote the internationalization of the commercial design industry and the advertising services industry.
  4. Process preferential loans for distribution services and food and beverage services.

Section 9 Policy and Strategic Planning:

  1. Planning and promoting commercial policy.
  2. Planning and promotion of personnel, training, and organization.
  3. Budget provisions as well as accounts audit and control.
  4. Official documents receiving, sending, auditing, filing and supervision of related operations.
  5. Approval, change, and annual audit of institutions engaged in economic activities.
  6. General services (responsible for parliamentarian liaison, press, public opinion, and public services.)