38 bills revised to enable 18-year-olds to exercise their civil rights

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 29 December, 2020
By: Paula Chao

The Legislature has passed revisions to 38 laws to enable people who are 18 years old to exercise their civil rights and civic duties quicker. The move came after the Legislature lowered the legal age of adulthood from 20 to 18 last Friday by revising the Civil Code. 

The age revision will come into effect in January 2023.

The Legislature passed revisions Tuesday to the Income Tax Act, the Civil Associations Act, the Assembly and Parade Act, the Security and Exchange Act, the Estate and Gift Tax Act, among other things.    [FULL  STORY]

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