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These Regulations are determined pursuant to Article 28, Paragraph 2 of the Soil and Groundwater Pollution Remediation Act. The soil and groundwater pollution remediation fees shall be levied on manufacturers and importers in accordance with the amounts of officially announced chemical substances manufactured and imported by such enterprises.The central competent authority shall determine the types of substances for which soil and groundwater remediation fees must be collected. Fee rates are shown in attached table 1 and table 2.
This Act is enacted to fairly, promptly and effectively handle public nuisance disputes, to safeguard the rights and interests of the people, and to improve social harmony. It consists of 51 articles divided into 4 Chapters: General Provisions; Organizations Handling Public Disputes; Settlement Procedures; Supplementary Provisions.The “public nuisance” in this Act means human activities which destroy the living environment, and damage or endanger public health.