Noise Law

Chapter I General Provisions

Article 1

To maintain a peaceful environment and national health, improve the quality of life of citizens, law is enacted.

Article 2

This Law, the competent authority: the Environmental Protection Administration at the central level; at the municipal level government; at the county (city) the county (city) government.

Article 3

Act referred noise, it means more than sound regulatory standards.

Article 4

The central competent authority in charge of the matter as follows:

First, the national noise control policies, programs and plans of the plan, set and implemented.

Second, the national legislation of the Noise Control system (set), and research and proposed release shows.

Third, the research and development of a national set matters noise monitoring and control technology.

Fourth, the noise control standards set.

V. supervision of noise control work, counseling and approved.

Six, involving more than two municipalities, county (city) Noise Control of coordination or execution.

Seven, involving more than two municipalities, county (city) Noise Control delineated area.

Eight, coordination of major disputes of noise.

Nine, training professionals of noise control.

Ten, managing noise measurement inspection institutions.

XI, the noise of the motor vehicle inspection.

XII advocacy of noise control.

XIII International Cooperation of noise control.

Fourth, inspection and identification of the source of noise.

Fifth, other relevant national noise control.

Article 5

Matters competent authorities of the municipal or county (city) as follows:

Planning a municipality or county (city) Noise Control and enforcement of the implementation of the program.

Second, the study municipality, county (city) Noise Control Development.

Third, coordination of municipal, county (city) the noise of the dispute.

Fourth, the municipality or county (city) jurisdiction over the territory of noise tube (anti) system delineated zone.

Five municipalities, county (city) to monitor the noise.

Sixth, the municipal or county (city) advocacy of noise control.

Seven, inspection and identification of the source of the noise.

Eight other municipalities, county (city) Noise Control.

Article 6

Manufacture of non-persistent or difficult to measure and to hamper the peaceful life of others by voice, by the police authorities in accordance with relevant laws and regulations of the process.

Chapter II Control

Article 7

Municipal and county (city) competent authority may, depending on the jurisdiction of the territory of the noise situation delineated announcement of various types of noise control area, and should be reviewed periodically, to redraw the announcement; the principle of division of its control zone, delineated procedures and other matters shall be guidelines prescribed by the central competent authority.

Before entry control zone with special needs, delineated by the central authority and the public announcement.

Article 8

Noise Control area, in the municipality or county (city) competent authority of the time, place or area shall not engage in the following acts causing prejudice to others peaceful living environment:

First, set off firecrackers.

Second, the altar, festivals, weddings, funerals and other folk activities.

Third, catering, dyeing, printing or other use of dynamic mechanical operation of the business practices.

Fourth, other acts by the competent authority of the announcement.

Article 9

The following areas of workplace noise control, sound engineering and facilities issued shall not exceed the noise standards:

A plant (field).

Second, the entertainment.

Third, the business premises.

Fourth, the construction project.

Fifth, PA facilities.

Six other places by the competent authority of the announcement, engineering and facilities.

Determination of the preceding paragraph and standard noise control sections of the volume prescribed by the central competent authority.

Article 10

Use the central competent authority designated facilities prone to noise in construction projects designated control zones or other public or private premises, facilities construction project owner direct contractor or other public or private premises, the operator should apply to the municipal or county (city) apply for a permit from the competent authorities before they may set up or operation, and should be set up or operate in accordance with the license content.

Kind of construction works in the preceding paragraph or other public or private premises, size and category should apply for a license, the facility and the type of noise prone to be prescribed by the central competent authority.

The first license application and review process, the application for the license to be stated in the license nucleus (change, complement) hair, change, revocation, cancellation and other matters to be complied shall be prescribed by the central authority.

Article 11

Motor vehicles, the sound emitted by civil aircraft shall not exceed motor vehicles, civil aircraft noise standards; standard, by the central competent authority in conjunction with the MOTC.

Motor vehicles for domestic users should comply with noise standards in the preceding paragraph, may only import, manufacture and use.

The use of motor vehicles, civil aircraft noise control project, procedures, restrictions, qualifications of inspectors and other compliance requirements approach by the central competent authority in conjunction with the MOTC.

Article 12

Domestic production and sales of motor vehicles, vehicle noise testing compliance should be made by the central authorities issued proof before they may apply for a license; total weight of more than three thousand five hundred kilograms of imported passenger cars and motor vehicles, should be made by the central authorities issued vehicle noise factual compliance certification, and verification approved by the central competent authority, before they may apply for a license.

Motor vehicle after vehicle noise testing compliance in the preceding paragraph, the central competent authority to handle the noise sample testing.

Former two models noise factual proof of conformity issued, cancellation, noise sample testing and inspection process approach by the central competent authority in conjunction with the MOTC.

The first item on the total weight of more than three thousand five hundred kilograms of imported passenger cars and motor vehicle noise verification approved eligibility conditions to be attached to the information and guidelines for other matters to be complied by the central competent authority.

Article 13

People have to report to the competent authorities use in a motor vehicle noise nuisance case, the vehicle spotted the notification by the competent authority, shall specify the location to be examined within the specified time limit; its report shall be prescribed by the central authority.

Article 14

In the fast road, highway, rail and mass transit systems and other land transport system, the sound emitted by the vehicle, the municipality or county (city) authority volume measuring the road, more than land transport system noise control standards were, operational or management agencies (institutions) should be notified of self municipality, county (city) competent authority within 180 days from the date, set the road noise improvement plan, which can not be improved by subsidy program was set to send the municipal or county (city) competent authority, and according to execution.

But support programs to improve noise prevention and control facilities and once only.

Determination of the preceding paragraph and the standard system of land transport noise control volume by the central competent authority in conjunction with the MOTC.

Article 15

Civil airports, aviation noise noise other traffic generated from civil tower under the jurisdiction of civilian-military airport incurred and by the municipal or county (city) competent authority monitoring over the environment volume standard person, operation or management agencies (institutions) shall municipal or county ( from the city) the date of notification by the competent authority within 180 days, set area or road noise to improve the program, it can not improve those who may prescribe subsidy plan, sent the municipal or county (city) competent authority, and accordingly carried out. But support programs to improve noise prevention and control facilities and once only.

Military aviation noise control tower under the jurisdiction of civilian-military airport, its military aviation authorities shall consult civil aviation operation or management agencies (institutions), the municipal or county (city) competent authority for aviation aviation noise levels of prevention and control of noise impact area , set aviation noise improvement plan. Military aviation authorities and civil aviation operation or management agencies (institutions) should take appropriate preventive measures.

Environmental standard values of the first volume and determination of, in conjunction with the central competent authority MOTC.

Article 16

By the central competent authority of the airport shall set up automatic monitoring equipment, continuous monitoring of their flight in the area around the airport noise situation.

Monitoring results in the preceding paragraph shall make a record, and declared in accordance with the provisions of the local authorities.

The first areas around the airport aviation noise control measures, control regions delineated principle, air volume measurement noise day and night conditions, disclosure of information, programs, and other measures compliance matters, by the central competent authority.

Article 17

Military aviation authorities shall consult the municipal or county (city) competent authorities, airport landing of military aircraft designed for you, for the aviation noise impact of aviation noise levels of the control regions, set aviation noise improvement plan, to take the appropriate control measures.

Article 18

Municipal, county (city) competent authority shall, in accordance with the following principles, review existing land use planning and development plan at all levels of aviation noise prevention and control of the region:

A first-class aviation noise control regions: should review the existing land use and development plan.

Second, the second stage aviation noise control regions: no new schools, libraries and medical institutions.

Third, the third level of aviation noise control regions: no new schools, libraries, medical institutions and can not be classified as residential.

Sound-proof building materials in the preceding paragraph schools, libraries and medical institutions use it, after the completion of the new aviation noise day and night to make the interior volume of less than fifty-five db, and by the permission of local authorities, from the new provisions of the preceding paragraph shall not limit, and should not each industry competent authority for the subsidy.

Article 19

The competent authorities at all levels have to assign staff and prompt document or show signs of sufficient funding to identify the relevant duties, the occurrence of noise entering or facts which are likely to occur enough to recognize the noise of the public and private workplace inspection or identification of the noise situation.

For identification of the inspection or the preceding paragraph, any person for any reason evade, obstruct or refuse.

The preceding two paragraphs, the competent authority inspection of motor vehicles, civil aircraft sound condition when mutatis mutandis.

Article 20

After the determination of environmental inspection agency shall obtain a license issued by the central competent authority may only go through inspection and determination of this Act.

Environmental Testing measuring means in the preceding paragraph shall have the conditions, facilities, inspection and measurement personnel qualifications apply for a license, the review process, nuclear (change) issue, revoke or annul the license, suspended, resumed, checking, evaluation procedures and other compliance matters to be determined by the central competent authority.

Noise measurement test methods and quality control issues announced by the central competent authority.

Article 21

When the police in accordance with the provisions of Article VI inspections, aware of a violation of Article IX of the circumstances set by the first paragraph shall notify the municipal or county (city) competent authorities.

Article 22

Improve a variety of noise sources, be borne by the industry competent authority responsible for counseling.

Chapter III Penalties

Article 23

In violation of the provisions of Article VIII, at NT $ thousand dollars more than thirty thousand yuan fines, and ordered him to immediately improve; those who failed to comply, pay penalties.

Article 24

Violation of Article 9 provides that the deadline has not improved compliance with noise standards who may, in accordance with the following provisions consecutive daily per-view or punishment, or ordered to suspend or discontinue use of business to meet the noise standards until the time; it to obtain a permit for the facility of Article 10, paragraph 1, and when necessary permits may be canceled:

A plant (field): NT $ 600 thousand dollars at sixty thousand yuan fined.

Second, entertainment or business premises: NT $ three thousand yuan at 30,000 yuan fined.

Third, the construction project: NT $ eighteen thousand yuan more than one hundred and eighty thousand yuan fined.

Four, PA facilities: three thousand yuan at NT $ 30,000 yuan fined.

Five other places after the announcement, engineering and facilities: three thousand yuan at NT $ 30,000 yuan fined.

Term improve the deadline preceding paragraph reads as follows:

A plant (field) shall not exceed 90 days.

Second, entertainment or business premises shall not exceed 30 days.

Third, the construction project can not exceed 24.

Four, PA facility shall not exceed ten minutes.

Fifth, according to the provisions of Articles 9 first place, projects and facilities, paragraph 6 announcement, which improves the period prescribed by the competent authority at the time of announcement, shall not exceed ninety days.

Corporate or unincorporated places, works or facilities, one of the first sections of the circumstances, in addition to the punishment of their actual behavior outside the natural person engaged in, and the person in charge of the legal person or unincorporated impose fines of each paragraph.

Article 25

Failing to obtain a permit by the provisions of Article 10, paragraph 1, the deadline imposed in conformity with the following provisions and penalties to obtain a permit, shall be ordered to suspend immediately, closed or discontinued; Failing to license content settings or operator, according to the following provisions penalties and improved notification deadline; session of unfinished improvements by the pay-per punished or ordered to suspend the closure or stop using, if necessary, and permits may be canceled:

First, the contractor of the construction project direct Taiwan Dollar eighteen thousand yuan more than one hundred and eighty thousand yuan fined.

Second, public or private premises at the facility owner or operator of NT four thousand RMB 500 yuan forty-five thousand yuan shall be imposed.

Article 26

A violation of the standards set by Article 11, paragraph, in addition to civil aircraft in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Civil Aviation Act penalties, at the motor vehicle owner or user of more than NT eighteen hundred yuan three thousand six hundred yuan fined and the period of notice improvement; session of yet complete improvements, pay penalties.

Article 27

A violation of Article XII of the scheme set out in terms of noise testing compliance model proved issuance, renewal and noise sampling tests of the regulations, a fine of NT $ 100,000 yuan fined, and the period of notice or correction improvement; yet sessions of correction or complete improvements, pay penalties, if necessary, may be canceled clearances.

Article 28

Article XIII failing inspection or test do not meet regulatory standards by those who, at the motor vehicle owner or user of more than NT eighteen hundred yuan three thousand six hundred yuan shall be imposed, and to improve the notification deadline; Session of yet complete improvements, pay penalties.

Article 29

Violation of Article 14, Paragraph 1 or Article 15, first paragraph, do not send check or support programs to improve noise or noise Failing to improve or support programs implemented by the notification deadline to send check or improved benefits, sessions of Failing to send check or have not improved subsidy program executor, municipal, county (city) authority the central competent authority of the operation or management agencies (institutions) NT $ 100,000 more than 500,000 yuan fines .

Article 30

Violation of Article 16 provides that automatic monitoring equipment is not set, a fine airport NT $ 150,000 more than 300,000 yuan fines, and notify the deadline set; Session of yet setter, Pay punishment.

In violation of Article XVI of the second paragraph, subparagraph or in accordance with the scheme set out in the third on aviation or aviation noise prevention and control of measuring noise around the airport area, the management of the provisions of the declaration, at NT $ 20,000 100,000 yuan fines and inform the deadline to declare or correction; sessions of yet to act accordingly, pay penalties.

Article 31

In violation of Article XIX second or third subparagraph, evade, obstruct or refuse inspection or evaluator, at evade, obstruct or refuses to three thousand yuan of NT $ 30,000 yuan fined and enforce checks or identification.

Article 32

Environmental inspection agency determination in violation of Article 20, Paragraph, at NT $ 20,000 more than 200,000 yuan fines, and the period of notice correction or improvement; yet sessions of correction or completion of improvements by the Pay punishment.

Environmental inspection agency determination made by the license, in violation of Article 20 in accordance with the scheme set out in the license term, the relevant inspection personnel qualification detection assay measuring means restriction or inspection measuring operational implementation of those regulations, at NT $ yuan and 100,000 yuan fines, and the period of notice correction or improvement; yet sessions of correction or completion of improvements by the continuous daily penalties; severe circumstances, may be ordered to suspend business; if necessary, and permits may be canceled.

Chapter IV Supplementary Provisions

Article 33

Places of military organs and their subordinate units, engineering, facilities and motor vehicles, aircraft and other equipment noise control measures by the central competent authority in conjunction with the Ministry of National Defense.

Article 34

The competent authorities at all levels in accordance with this Act shall be charged standard fees by the central competent authority.

Article 35

Not before the expiry of the period of notice pursuant to this Act correction or improvement, with the seizure correction information with noise standards or other documents consistent with this Act, submitted to the competent authority inspection shall be deemed not to complete the correction or improvement.

Not completed before the expiration of the period for corrections or improvements by the provisions of this law, the punishment consecutive daily starting date, suspension date, stop date, examine ways to improve the regulations and guidelines of implementation of other matters shall be completed recognized by the central competent authority prescribed.

Article 36

Law enforcement rules prescribed by the central competent authority.

Article 37

The date of promulgation of this Law.

• Noise Control Act Implementation Rules

• Noise Pollution Control

• Noise Control Regulations fee charges

• noise standards

• Noise Control area delineation CPS

Noise facility setting and operating license approach • prone

Source: Republic of China Environmental Protection Administration, the National Library regulations