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Act to block gangs from politics

CONSENSUS:The KMT, PFP and DPP caucuses’ proposals to lower the threshold for a subsidy to political parties to 3 percent of the number of votes cast were passed

By Sean Lin  /  Staff reporter

Contravening the rule could result in a fine of between NT$5 million and NT$25 million.

A provision of the act governing the dissolution of political parties authorizes the ministry to disband a party if it has not held a general assembly or nominated candidates for elections in four years.

It also stipulates that political parties formed under the Civil Associations Act (人民團體法) are to revise their articles of association within two years after the act’s promulgation or be disqualified and disbanded.

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