Penalties for filming children engaged in obscene acts to increase

The China Post
Date: May 22, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The punishment for filming or photographing children and adolescents engaged in sexual intercourse or obscene acts is to be increased if an amended bill covering such offenses passes its third reading in the Legislature.
The bill which seeks to update the Child and Youth Sexual Exploitation Prevention Act passed a review by the legislative Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee on Monday.

According to the proposed amendment, the punishment for filming, producing photographs, film, videotape, compact disks, electronic files or other medium that show adolescents engaged in sexual intercourse or obscene acts will be increased from up to five years to seven years in prison.

The fine will also be doubled to a maximum of NT$1 million (US$33,300), according to the amendment.    [SOURCE]

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