Mon, Feb 04, 2013 - Page 3 News List

KMT lawmakers fined for disobedience

By Shih Hsiao-kuang and Stacy Hsu  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

He added that he was planning to quit the party caucus.

In response to the growing criticism, KMT caucus whip Lin Hung-chih (林鴻池) said no one should be exempt from party regulations approved during caucus meetings as a matter of fairness and discipline.

“However, the regulations are open to further deliberation if party lawmakers find them imperfect or too rigorous,” Lin said, adding that lawmakers who refused to pay the fines could lose their right to be nominated for elected offices, as stipulated by the party’s rules.

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