Legislature passes revised law to shrink Examination Yuan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/12/10
By: Wang Yang-yu and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) The Legislative Yuan on Tuesday passed a law amendment that would allow for the number of Examination Yuan members to be reduced by more than half and to also cut the length of their terms.

Under the newly passed amendment to the Organic Act of the Examination Yuan, the membership of the body will shrink from 19 to between seven and nine, while their terms will be reduced from six years to four.

The current members, however, will be allowed to complete their six-year terms, the law states.

It also lays out the eligibility requirements for new members, stating that they must be either published authors in an academic or technical field, have at least 10 years work experience as a professor or senior civil servant, or be a noted author or an inventor.    [FULL  STORY]

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