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  1. China - - Law, Act

    Labor Insurance Act, 1958. (勞工保險條例) - Legislation in English and Chinese Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1958-07-21 | CHN-1958-L-7891

    This Act is enacted to protect workers' livelihood and promote social security.
    The Law covers the following:
    Ordinary Insurance
    - Maternity Benefits
    - Injury or Sickness Benefits (Temporary Disability Benefits)
    - Permanent Disability Benefits
    - Old-Age Benefits
    - Death Benefits
    Occupational Accident Medical Benefits
    - Injury and sickness benefits
    - medical-care benefits
    - disability benefits
    - death benefits

  2. China - - Law, Act

    Code of Safety and Health in Factories.

    Adoption: 1956-05-25 | CHN-1956-L-55208

    Aims at improving the working conditions in factories, protecting the safety and health of workers and ensuring increased productivity. Chapter One establishes general principles. Chapter Two governs factory compounds. Sets guidelines for roads along factories, ditches, fences, electrical fences and the lighting of the compound. Chapter Three governs the work site. Declares that work sites are to be kept clean. Makes guidelines regarding the cleanliness of floors. Guides the provision of adequate lighting, requirements for doors and windows, ventilation, water containers and drainage. Chapter Four concerns machinery equipment. Establishes that protective devices should be fitted for dangerous machinery. Governs safety with regard to cranes and lifting devices. Provides for the adequate lubrication of machinery. Chapter Five makes safety provisions for electrical appliances. This includes regulating wiring, the insulation of wiring and voltage. Chapter Six concerns boilers and gas containers. Provides for safety valves of such machinery, the special training of those operating these machines and for the safe placement of gas containers away from heat or sunlight. Chapter Seven makes safety provisions with regard to gases, dust and toxic substances. Chapter Eight is designed to ensure an adequate supply of water for industrial usage and to protect drinking water from pollution. Chapter Nine governs the provision of auxiliary production facilities including restrooms and showers and regulates their use. Chapter governs the provision of personal protective equipment including inter alia, masks, helmets, gloves and aprons. Chapter Eleven allows the departments in charge of specific enterprises to elaborate oon the regulations of the code.

  3. China - - Law, Act

    Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance (Chapter 59) (No. 34 of 1955). - Legislation on-line Consolidated version 30/6/1997

    Adoption: 1955-09-29 | CHN-1955-L-75345

    Regulates occupational safety and health in factories and industrial undertakings. Contains, in particular, provisions on the duties of the employers and workers (sections 6A et 6B).

  4. China - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories and Industrial Undertakings Regulations (Cap 59A) (G.N.A. 103 of 1955). - Bilingual Laws Information System (BLIS) Consolidated version 30/6/1997

    Adoption: 1955-09-29 | CHN-1955-R-77023

    Implements the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance. Regulates safety of work underground including medical examinations, reporting of accidents resulting in death or incapacity, and reporting of dangerous occurrences, duties of workers, cleaning of dangerous machinery by young persons, cleanliness, ventilation and lighting, overcrowding, sanitary conveniences, drinking water etc.

  5. China - - Law, Act

    Employees' Compensation Ordinance (Cap. 282) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1953-12-01 | CHN-1953-R-74255

    Regulates employers responsibility to provide compensation in case of death or incapacity caused by an accident in the workplace. Also includes provisions relating to the notification of fatal and non-fatal accidents by the employer to the competent authority.

  6. China - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employees' Compensation Regulations (Originally G.N.A. 161 of 1953) (Cap. 282A) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1953-12-01 | CHN-1953-R-95793

  7. China - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Insurance Regulations of the People's Republic of China

    Adoption: 1953-01-02 | CHN-1953-R-37844

    These Regulations are formulated to protect workers' health and to alleviate difficulties in their livelihood (Ch. 1). Ch. II covers funding and management for labour insurance. Ch. III deals with the various labour insurance benefits. Ch. IV provides preferential benefits for "model workers' and "combat heroes". Ch. V governs allocation of labour insurance funds. Ch. VI stipulates administration and supervision of labour insurance. These Regulations as a whole are still in effect, but some provisions are replaced by late practices, such as provisions regarding financing of labour insurance funds, provisions about medicare benefits and provisions concerning retirement and disability benefits.

  8. China - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Insurance Regulations. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1951-02-23 | CHN-1951-R-72409

    Chapter I - General Rules provides that the provisions apply to all the workers and staff members (including apprentices) working in each enterprise which practises labour insurance, making no distinction between nationalities, ages, sexes and citizenship, but those who are deprived of political rights are to be excluded (art. 2). Casual labourers, seasonal workers and personnel on probation shall be regulated separately (art. 5).
    Chapter II - The Collection and Maintenance of Labour Insurance Funds
    Chapter III - Provisions for Various Types of Labour Insurance Remuneration
    Chapter IV - Provisions for the Granting of Outstanding Labour Insurance Remuneration
    Chapter V - The Control of Labour Insurance Funds
    Chapter VI - The Execution and Supervisions of Labour Insurance Transactions
    Chapter VII - Supplementary Provisions

  9. China - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cooperative Societies Ordinance and Rules.

    Adoption: 1951-02-15 | CHN-1951-R-32497

    To provide for the formation and to regulate the operation of Cooperative Societies.

  10. China - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Co-operative Societies Ordinance (Chapter 33). ((Originally 43 of 1947 (Cap 33 1950))) - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1951-02-15 | CHN-1951-R-75729

    Provides for the formation and regulation of co-operative societies.

  11. China - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    The International Labour Organization (Cap. 190E). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1950-05-19 | CHN-1950-M-103786

  12. China - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions on Holiday for Annual Festivals and Days of Commemoration issued by Government Administration Council

    Adoption: 1949-12-23 | CHN-1949-R-37858

    These provisions regulate three types of holidays: 1) public holiday for the entire population (one day for New Year's Day; three days for Chinese Spring Festival Holiday; one day for International Labour Day and two days for National Day); 2) holidays for a part of the population (International Women's Day; Youth Day; Children Days and Commemoration Day for the founding of the People's Liberation Army); 3) holidays granted to ethnic minorities in accordance with particular local customs.

  13. China - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Measures for handling of labor disputes during the period of national mobilization for the supression of communist rebellion.

    Adoption: 1947-11-01 | Date of entry into force: 1947-11-01 | CHN-1947-M-43278

    Labour disputes may be resolved by Labour Dispute Arbitration Boards at the municipal level so that production may be maintained.

  14. China - - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of China.

    Adoption: 1947-01-01 | Date of entry into force: 1947-12-25 | CHN-1947-C-44036

    Chapter II sets forth rights and duties of the people. All citizens are equal before the law irrespective of sex, religion, race, class or party affiliation (Art. 7). Also provides freedom of movement, speech, privacy, religion, and the right to work (Art. 15). Chapter III covers the National Assembly; Chapter IV the Office of the President; Chapter V the Administration; Chapter VI the Legislature, and Chapter VII the Judiciary. In addition, Chapter VIII establishes an "Examination Yuan" in charge of matters relating to examination, employment, and social security benefits of public employees. Fundamental National Policies are outlined in Chapter XIII. Inter alia, the national economy shall seek to effect equalization of land ownership and restriction of private capital (Art. 142), the state shall provide opportunities for work (Art. 152), and it shall provide labour protection, especially for women and children (Art. 153). Furthermore, the state shall provide social security and public health care. English and Chinese texts available.

  15. China - - Law, Act

    Supplementary and Continuing Education Act. - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1944-10-07 | CHN-1944-L-95723

    The mission of supplementary and continuing education shall be to supplement the general knowledge of the nation's citizens, raise the nation's level of education, disseminate practical skills, foster the development of vigorous and well-rounded citizens, and spur social progress.

  16. China - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules to implement the Trade Union Act 1944. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1944-04-28 | CHN-1944-R-37882

  17. China - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Organization Regulations on Employee Welfare Committee, 1943. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1943-10-23 | CHN-1943-R-95747

  18. China - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Rules of the Employee Welfare Fund Act, promulgated on July 16, 1943. (職工福利金條例施行細則) - Legislation in English and Chinese

    Adoption: 1943-07-16 | CHN-1943-R-37886

  19. China - - Law, Act

    Employee Welfare Fund Act, 1943. (職工福利金條例) - Legislation in English and Chinese

    Adoption: 1943-01-26 | CHN-1943-L-37885

    The Law provides for contribution to and management of the employee welfare fund, which is used for welfare service and facilities to employees.

  20. China - - Law, Act

    Trade Board Ordinance (15 of 1940)(Cap. 63). - Legislation on-line in Chinese and English

    Adoption: 1940-06-21 | CHN-1940-L-92965

    To provide machinery for fixing minimum wages, determining normal working hours, and fixing overtime rates in trades where the wage standards are unreasonably low.

    Cap 63 Long title
    Cap 63 s 1 Short title
    Cap 63 s 2 Trade Boards and minimum wages
    Cap 63 s 3 Application of Cap 86
    Cap 63 s 4 Duties and powers of Trade Boards with respect to minimum rates of wages
    Cap 63 s 5 Penalty for not paying wages in accordance with minimum rate which has been made obligatory
    Cap 63 s 6 Liability of agents and other persons
    Cap 63 s 7 Provision for case of persons employed by piece-work where a minimum time-rate but no general minimum piece-rate has been fixed
    Cap 63 s 8 Prevention of evasion
    Cap 63 s 9 Employers not to receive premium where minimum rates in force
    Cap 63 s 10 Powers of officers
    Cap 63 s 11 Officers to produce certificates when required
    Cap 63 s 12 Power to conduct proceedings
    Cap 63 s 13 Consent of Commissioner to prosecution

  21. China - - Law, Act

    Employment of Young Persons and Children at Sea Ordinance (No. 13 of 1932) (Cap.58). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1933-01-01 | CHN-1933-L-92920

    Cap 58 Long title
    Cap 58 s 1 Short title
    Cap 58 s 2 Restriction on employment on vessels of children under 15
    Cap 58 s 3 Registers of members or crews who are under 16
    Cap 58 s 4 Application
    Cap 58 s 5 Offences and penalties

  22. China - - Law, Act

    Bankruptcy Ordinance (No. 10 of 1931) (Cap 6, 1950 Ed.). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1932-01-01 | CHN-1932-L-92916

    Section 38 deals with priority of debts and includes debts owed to employees such as wages and redundancy packages.

  23. China - - Law, Act

    Labor Inspection Law, Act. (勞動檢查法) - Legislation in English and Chinese

    Adoption: 1931-02-10 | CHN-1931-L-80263

    Implements the labor inspection system, enforces labor laws, protects the labor-management rights and benefits, maintains the stability of the society and achievement of economic development.

  24. China - - Law, Act

    Collective Agreement Act, 1930. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1930-10-28 | CHN-1930-L-37883

    The Law contains five chapters concerning definition and applicability of collective agreement (general provisions), restrictions, validity and duration of collective agreement.

  25. China - - Law, Act

    Company Act. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1929-12-26 | CHN-1929-L-90543

    Regulates all matters relating to companies in Taiwan.

  26. China - - Law, Act

    The Fisheries Act, 1929. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1929-11-11 | CHN-1929-L-95753

  27. China - - Law, Act

    Trade Union Act, 1929. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1929-10-21 | CHN-1929-L-37881

    It is stipulated that the Ministry of Interior shall be in charge of trade unions (Art. 3). Employees in administrative or educational agencies of governments and employees in munition industries are not allowed to organize a trade unions (Art. 4). The Act provides for the establishment of trade unions; membership and organization of trade unions; operational funds of trade unions; government supervision over trade unions; protection of trade unions'personnel and property and dissolution of trade unions.

  28. China - - Law, Act

    Civil Code. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1929-05-23 | CHN-1929-L-80255

      Chapter Ⅰ - Application Rules
      Chapter Ⅱ - Persons
      Chapter III - Things
      Chapter IV - Juridical Acts
      Chapter V - Dates and Periods
      Chapter VI - Extinctive Prescription
      Chapter VII - Exercise of Rights
      Chapter I - General Provisions
      Chapter II - Particular Kinds Of Obligations
      Chapter II - Ownership
      Chapter III - Superficies
      Chapter IV - Yong-Dian
      Chapter V - Servitudes
      Chapter VI - Mortgage
      Chapter VII - Pledge
      Chapter VIII - Dian
      Chapter IX - Right Of Retention
      Chapter X - Possession
      Chapter II - Marriage
     Chapter III - Parents and Children
     Chapter IV - Guardianship
     Chapter V - Maintenance
     Chapter VI - House
     Chapter VII - Family Council
     Chapter II - Succession to Property
     Chapter III - Wills

  29. China - - Law, Act

    Code Of Criminal Procedure. - Act on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1928-07-28 | CHN-1928-L-80254

      Chapter I - Application Of The Code
      Chapter II - Jurisdiction Of Courts
      Chapter III - Disqualification Of Court Officers
      Chapter IV - Defense Attorneys, Assistants, And Agents
      Chapter V - Documents
      Chapter VI - Service
      Chapter VII - Dates And Periods
      Chapter VIII - Summons And Arrest Of Accused
      Chapter IX - Examination Of Accused
      Chapter X - Detention Of Accused
      Chapter XI - Search And Seizure
      Chapter XII - Evidence
      Chapter XIII - Decisions
      Chapter I - Public Prosecution
      Chapter II - Private Prosecution

  30. China - - Law, Act

    Settlement of Labor Disputes Act, 1928. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1928-06-09 | CHN-1928-L-37884

    Defines labour disputes as rights disputes (over laws, regulations, collective agreement and labour contracts) and adjustments disputes (over conditions of work). Rights disputes can be settled either by conciliation procedures or judicial procedure. Adjustment disputes shall be settled by conciliation or arbitration procedures.

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