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Law Name:Guidelines for Application by Electronic Game Arcade for Business Rating Certificate CH


Promulgated by Order Ching (89) Shang Tze No. 8904839 on March 29, 2000
Amended and promulgated by Order Ching Shang Tze No. 09802407920 on April 8, 2009
Amended and promulgated by Order Ching Shang Tze No. 09802410180 on April 29, 2009

Law Content:

1.Basis: the first paragraph of Article 11 of the Electronic Game Arcade Business Regulation Act.

2.Application procedures:
Once the electronic game arcade have registered pursuant to the Company Act or the Business Registration Act, they should meet the following requirements if they would like to apply for premise certificates or change business registration.
(1)Content classifications at business premises
a.Article 8, Article 9, Article 11-2 of the Electronic Game Arcade Business Regulation Act, the Electronic Gaming Arcades Installation and Management Self-governing Ordinance and other relevant regulations
b.No mixing of electronic games arcade classified as general-rate and restricted-rate.
(2)Permit applications
a.Name of the electronic game arcade operator:
The application should be submitted by a company or business entity, with the title and operating scope clearly describing the business as electronic game arcades.
b.Business scope:
Business code J701010 for the operation of electronic game arcades (with contents classified as general-rate or restricted-rate).
c.Submission of the application for Business rating certificate for electronic game arcade (Appendix 1).
d.Photocopy of the application for inspection on the motherboards of electronic game machines (Appendix 2), for the machines that already passed inspections.
e.Business rating certificate for electronic game arcade will be issued once the application has been reviewed and approved by a municipality, local city or county government (Appendix 3).

3.Compliance:
(1)Business premises for the general-rate should be primarily equipped with machines for education games. Business premises for restricted-rate may install steel ball games, entertainment games and education games. The same business premise can only offer either contents the general-rate or contents restricted-rate.
(2)Only the electronic game machines that have passed inspections by the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection and are labeled with the certification stickers can be installed and operated for business.
(3)The electronic game machines that have not passed inspections for classification or labeled with the certification stickers cannot be installed for business.