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法規名稱(Title) Regulation for Bonded Operations in Agricultural Technology Parks Ch
公發布日(Date) 2009.04.13
法規沿革(Legislative) 1.Promulgated on October 29, 2004.
2.Amendment to Article 12 and Appendix 2 of Article 12 3.promulgated
on April 13, 2009.
法規內文(Content)

 

Chapter One  General Principles

Article 1
The Regulation is enacted pursuant to Article 21, Paragraph 2 of the Act of Establishment and Administration of Agricultural Technology Parks (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”).

 

Article 2
The Affairs governed by the Regulation shall be enforced by the Agricultural Technology Park Administration (hereinafter referred to as “the Administration”) and its subordinate offices or its personnel provided under Article 8, Subparagraphs 1 and 2 of the Act.

 

Chapter Two  Administration of Bonded Goods

Article 3
The Park Enterprises may import bonded goods after the registration of company establishment is complete, approved, and announced the supervisory by Customs.
With regard to the imported bonded goods, the Park Enterprises shall set up bonded books and appoint specialist personnel to handle bonded operations pursuant to relevant regulations of Customs.
The Park Enterprises, requiring to import bonded goods without completing the registration of company establishment, may file the factory building leasing documents approved by the Administration with the Administration to apply for a special importation of bonded goods. However, a surety of custom tariffs shall be paid to Customs prior to customs clearance. The Park Enterprises may apply to Customs for a refund of a surety of custom tariffs after the company registration is approved and announced the supervisory by Customs.

 

Article 4
The Park Enterprises, operating for more than three (3) months, may file the following documents with the Administration to apply for operations of self-inspection of inbound and outbound goods and monthly declaration:
1. Photocopies of proofs of company registrations.
2. Uniform invoices or other sales proofs evidencing that the
   operation has been more than three (3) months;
3. Photocopies of notification of assessment for profit-seeking
   enterprise income tax return filing assessed by tax collection
   authorities for the last three (3) years (those not assessed by tax
   collection authorities shall submit the photocopies of the filings
   of business income tax return). Those whose establishments are
   less than one (1) year shall provide photocopies of relevant
   financial statements;
4. Explanations regarding the controlling procedures of raw
   materials and materials; and
5. Floor plans of the bonded goods storages, such as factories
   and warehouses, etc.
Applications for self-inspection inbound and outbound goods and monthly declaration referred to in the preceding paragraph shall, after passing the primary examination by the Administration, be transferred to Customs for detailed and accurate evaluation in accordance with the evaluation chart (see Appendix 1). Those with evaluation results of over eighty (80) points shall be approved by the Administration.
Surviving or newly incorporated Park Enterprises under the merger or split-up in accordance with the Company Law may apply for succeeding the obtained qualifications regarding self-inspection inbound and outbound goods and monthly declaration before the merger or split-up.

 

Article 5
Those Park Enterprises whose applications for self-inspection inbound and outbound goods and monthly declaration are approved shall appoint more than two (2) bonded operation staffs (one of whom shall be a superintendent) to handle the following bonded operations:
1. Relevant books and reports of self-inspection inbound and
   outbound goods and monthly declaration;
2. Inspections of bonded materials and finished goods delivered
   in and out of the warehouses;
3. Inspections of bonded goods delivered in and out of the
   factories;
4. Inspections of materials and processed goods regarding the
   entrusted or commissioned processing cases with approvals;
5. Inspections of cases deemed as importation and exportation;
6. Preparations, deliveries, registrations, arrangements, archiving
   and preservations of various relevant reports and documents;
7. Operations regarding removing the seals and sealing imported
   and exported goods exempted from inspections and making,
   tracking, and closing cases of cargo delivery sheets or cargo
   lists; and
8. Other bonded affairs in accordance with the requirements of 
   Customs operations.
Bonded operation personnel of the Park Enterprises shall be domestic or foreign high (vocational) school or above graduates (including the same educational qualifications) or have passed the common examination (including the third level special examination) or above, and shall meet any of the following requirements:
1. Handling bonded operations for over two (2) years;
2. Having participated in bonded operation personnel training
   held by competent Customs authorities and acquired completion
   certificates; or
3. Having participated in professional bonding training held by
   organizations entrusted by Customs and acquired completion
   certificates.
The bonded operation personnel shall file the following documents with Customs for the approval of entry and complete the registration regarding the issuance seal and chop of self-inspection monthly declaration prior to the implementation of relevant bonded operations:
1. Copies of documents evidencing education, experience, or
   qualification;
2. Proofs of the company’s bonded operation superintendent;
   and
3. Specimen chop and issuance seal of self-inspection monthly
   declaration.
Where there is a change of the bonded operation personnel or loss or damage of issuance seal and chop of self-inspection monthly declaration, it shall only become effective after the registration or entry of alteration is complete.

 

Article 6
With regard to the cases deemed as importation/exportation, outsourcing processing, entrusted processing, materials borrowing, and bonded goods worth less than the amount for the exemption of surety stipulated by Customs, or cases regarding exhibition, repair, inspection, or assembly test outside of the Park, the Park Enterprises that have received the approval of self-inspection inbound and outbound goods may proceed self-inspection of inbound and outbound goods. With regard to the cases deemed as importation/exportation, the Park Enterprises shall make the entry based on trading certificates and boxing sheets, and shall proceed the monthly declaration to Customs with complete reports and documents by the fifteenth (15th) day of the next month; provided, that documents signed and reviewed shall be acquired before leaving the Park in accordance with the regulations.
The releasing forms regarding the cases of the self-inspection of inbound/outbound area prescribed in the preceding paragraph shall be reported to Customs to be inspected and sealed prior to the utilization. The forms shall be used in the order of numbers. If Customs grants its approval for using computers to print the forms, the Park Enterprises shall apply to Customs for approval regarding the utilization of the order of numbers; the company receipts may be stored in electronic media for record.
Where productive goods by the Park Enterprises that have security surveillance are leaving the Park, the bonded operation personnel shall fill out the releasing forms for self-inspection productive goods. The goods may leave the Park, after the Park Enterprises make self-inspection. Park security guards shall only recognize the releasing forms instead of making another inspection. With regard to cases of monthly declarations, the inbound/outbound dates of the last load of goods are deemed as import/export dates.

 

Article 7
The Park Enterprises shall, within one (1) month from the next day of accepting inventory check from the Customs or a new product is produced and before the product leaves the Park, preparing and filing two copies of lists of material usage (quantity) per unit of various products (hereinafter called “lists of material usage”) with Customs for record. When deemed necessary, Customs may make inspection and request documents describing the processing procedure. Products that are already sent out of the Park without filing the lists of material usage with Customs shall not be debooked; provided that products which are samples, or products which have been applied to the Customs with relevant documents prior to exiting the Park and reported to the Customs for record one (1) month from the next day of exiting the Park shall be exempted.
Customs, after receiving lists of material usage for record, shall return one of the copies back to the Park Enterprises as the basis to cancel the bonded books.
If the original lists of material usage submitted by the Park Enterprises have been changed, the Park Enterprises shall additionally make new lists or change the original lists, state the original reference number of Customs’ record or approval, and submit the same to Customs for record within one (1) month after the day following the changes. After the documents are received for record or examination by Customs, the receipt date shall be the date of using the new lists.
With regard to the raw materials used by the Park Enterprises, those with similar nature and function and may be each other’s substitute shall be clearly stated on the lists of material usage and shall be submitted to Customs for record prior to the consolidated calculation of annual final settlement.
Lists of material usage shall be expired in the third (3rd) year from the next day of being sent to Customs for record or examination; the Park Enterprises shall renew such lists to the Customs for record before the expiration.
Lists of material usage may, after Customs grants its approval, be filed with electronic data.

 

Article 8
The Park Enterprises shall prepare books respectively for raw materials (including semi-finished goods), commodities (including fuel), finished goods, machines, equipment of production, and finished goods for trade, and shall report to Customs to be examined and sealed. Afterwards, the Park Enterprises shall, in accordance with the regulations prescribed by Customs, specifically record the quantity of raw materials, commodities, and finished goods going in and out of the warehouse, final quantity in the warehouse, flow of machines, equipment, semi-finished goods for the Administration and Customs to inspect anytime. 
With regard to the Park Enterprises’ books processed in electronic data, the Park Enterprises shall input the relevant data of goods going in/out of the factories in accordance with the prescribed deadline and make reports monthly to replace the books. The data shall be printed by the twentieth (20th) day of the next month for record and may be saved in electronic form.
With regard to the establishment of the bonded books prescribed in Paragraph 1 hereof, the Administration may, based on actual situations, request the Park Enterprises to set up computers and relevant connection equipment to process relevant books in electronic form and shall be handled by the Administration and Customs with a bond auditing management information system of agricultural technology Parks.
If non-bonded raw materials or commodities imported by the Park Enterprises may be used to replace other bonded raw materials or commodities, such non-bonded raw materials or commodities shall be concurrently registered in the books of raw materials or commodities for administration and shall be listed respectively and calculated together at the annual final settlement.

 

Article 9
The books, reports, and releasing forms prescribed in the Regulation shall be produced and utilized in accordance with the standard prescribed by Customs. The Park Enterprises that must design the forms or change Customs’ standard forms upon business requirements shall report to Customs for approval in advance.

 

Article 10
The Park Enterprises shall preserve relevant bonded books and reports for five (5) years after the annual inventory check is over. Relevant certificates shall be preserved for three (3) years.
With regard to the relevant certificates as set forth in the preceding paragraph, the Park Enterprises may, with the approval of Customs issued after the inventory check is closed, use microfilm, tapes, disks, CD-ROM, or other electronic media to record in order and preserve such device in accordance with the durations prescribed in the preceding paragraph. The original copies may be destroyed. However, if Customs, when proceeding investigation pursuant to the laws, requires the transcript of the forms and relevant documents, the Park Enterprises shall be responsible for providing such documents.
Upon requirements of audit or supervision, the Administration and Customs may inspect the Park Enterprises’ bonded books and reports and may dispatch personnel with official documents to inspect other books, reports, and certificates. The Park Enterprises shall not refuse.

 

Article 11
The Park Enterprises’ bonded goods shall be preserved in order in a specific warehouse or premise and shall be numbered with cards to record their deposit, withdrawal, and balance anytime for record. Where Customs grants its approval to replace recording cards with electronic data, the Park Enterprises shall input the data regarding the bonded goods coming in and out of the warehouse at all times.

 

Article 12
The Park Enterprises shall check the inventory once every year and shall do the same with a CPA once every two years. The Park Enterprises shall also prepare listing books and inventory cards for bonded raw materials, commodities, semi-finished goods, finished goods, machines, equipment, and finished goods for trade. However, with regard to the bonded goods listed in the inventory listing books, if they have a specific storage place and are checked by computer or automatic inventory check, and the inventory listing books may be made by sections in the order or storage places, the inventory cards may need not to be attached.
The Park Enterprises that prepare complete bonded books and have sound management of bonded goods may, one (1) month prior to the day when the annual inventory check done with a CPA or the inventory deadline, apply to Customs for exemption from having a CPA to check inventory. Upon receipt of the application form, Customs shall make specific assessment in accordance with the items listed (please see Appendix Two). Those with an assessment result of over eighty-five (85) points may have inventory check without a CPA in current year.
The Park Enterprises that have research and development as their main operation and have only machines or equipment as bonded goods may have inventory checks without a CPA.
The term “CPAs” as prescribed in Paragraph 1 hereof shall refer to those have registered as tax practitioners in accordance with the Regulations Governing Affairs of Income Tax Represented by CPAs.
Companies qualified for self-inspection inbound and outbound goods and monthly declaration may have annual inventory check without Customs if the inventory check is handled and certified by a CPA.
The Park Enterprises may, within one (1) month prior to the inventory date, apply to Customs for having inventory check on holidays.

 

Article 13
The Park Enterprises that have sound administrative system, fine bonded good control, are able to prepare the inventory books prior to the operation on the inventory date, and meet any of the following requirements, may, within one (1) month prior to the inventory date, apply to Customs for inventory check without ceasing the production lines:
1. Those whose main operations are research and development;
2. Those whose bonded goods are only machines or equipment;
   or
3. Those that can immediately provide statistical reports of the
   bonded goods on the non-stop production lines by computers
   during the inventory check.
Those that have received the approval from Customs for the aforesaid inventory check need not to prepare goods inventory cards for the bonded goods on the production lines and shall provided relevant reports regarding the bonded goods on the production lines to auditing officers for immediate inspection.
If the auditing offices from Customs find it impossible to finish the inspection or discover major flaws with ongoing operations, the officers may order the Park Enterprises to cease the operations for inventory check or set an alternate dated to recheck the inventory with the operations ceased. 

 

Article 14
With regard to the inventory of the Park Enterprises, the date from the last inventory date shall not be less than ten (10) months and shall not longer than fourteen (14) months. Under special circumstances, the Park Enterprises may report to Customs for approval to shorten or extend the duration; provided, that if it is deemed necessary, Customs and the Administration may check the inventory at any time.
With regard to the inventory check prescribed in the preceding paragraph, if an error is found among the items that were not inspected, the Park Enterprises shall, within two (2) weeks after the inventory check and before the said goods are utilized, apply for a recheck to Customs. Application filed after the deadline shall not be accepted.
The Park Enterprises shall, within three (3) months after the inventory check, prepare a statistical list of the inventory check, settlement statement of bonded raw materials, along with a certificate of analysis containing the inventory amount of products, semi products, and finished goods, and a certificate of analysis containing finished goods of internal/external marketing, and shall submit the same to Customs for review.
The Park Enterprises that are qualified for monthly declarations may be exempted from preparing the statistical list of inventory check and bond settlement statement for their machines and equipment, if there is not surplus or shortage after the inventory check of their machines and equipment.
With regard to the inventory check prescribed in Paragraph 3 hereof, if the CPA certifies the inventory check and submits the complete certification to Customs within three (3) months after the inventory date, the check may be exempted from the review by Customs.
The certificate of analysis containing the inventory amount of products, semi products, and finished goods and the certificate of analysis containing finished goods of internal/external marketing may be preserved in electronic form for record.

 

Article 15
If the amount of bonded goods after the inventory check taken by the Park Enterprises is inconsistent with the book value, the Park Enterprises shall proceed in accordance with the following provisions:
1. If the result of the inventory checks is less than that booked
   but within the tolerant difference rate, the Park Enterprises may
   be exempted from paying the tariff. If the result is over the
   tolerant difference rate, the Park Enterprises shall, within
   ten (10) days upon receipt of the notification of the tariff issued
   by Customs, file the declarations for payment of custom tariffs,
   commodity tax, and business tax.
2. If the result of the inventory checks is more than that booked,
   the Park Enterprises shall, besides emerging the excessive
   portion into the settlement amount, state the reasons. If it is due
   to high usage of product materials, park enterprises shall modify
   the lists of product material usage for the utilization of next
   annual settlement.
With regard to the same type of raw materials or materials that can be interchangingly used, if part of them are bonded and part of them are not, part enterprises shall encompass such material into the inventory check at the annual settlement.
The Park Enterprises shall proceed in accordance with Customs’ chart governing the tolerant rate of inventory differences of bonded factories with various industries and categories. 

 

Article 16
Prior to the withdrawal, dissolution, or moving out of the Park, the Park Enterprises shall proceed with the closing inventory check in accordance with the following provisions:
1. The inventory date shall be arrange by the Park Enterprises with
   the Administration, Customs, and tax collection administrations
   or the date set by Customs. The inventory check shall be
   handled in conjunction with the Administration.
2. Upon actual requirements, Customs and the Administration shall
   seal and preserve the bonded good within the said Park
   Enterprises or a location designated by the Administration.
3. The Park Enterprises shall file declarations of payment for the
   tariff for the bonded goods of the inventory check. If the result
   of the inventory check is less that that booked, the Park
   Enterprises shall pay for the tariff in accordance with Paragraph
   1, Subparagraph 1 of the preceding article.
4. All of the Park Enterprises’ bonded goods shall not be
   transported to tariff-imposing areas before the tariff is paid. Upon
   requirements of production or exportation, the Park Enterprises
   may file an application with Customs for withdrawal after
   providing relevant surety. The Park Enterprises shall, with one
   (1) year from the next day of the withdrawal, submit relevant
   exportation documents with Customs to close the case. If the
   case is not closed after the deadline, Customs will take the surety
   for duty due.
5. With regard to the Park Enterprises that declare bankruptcy, the
   Bankruptcy Law and relevant regulations shall apply.
If the Park Enterprises that withdraw, dissolve, move out of the Park, or are liquidated due to bankruptcy are unable to handle the closing inventory check, Customs may collect the tariff directly according to the book amount. Goods used for production may be released from the Park, if Customs grants its approval after the administrator or owner of the goods signs a goods releasing form and files the same with Customs for inspection and tariff collection.
 


Article 17
Bonded machines and equipment may, after imported for five (5) years, be de-booked by the Park Enterprises and need not to be booked for supervision.
Chapter Three  Inspection and Customs clearance of Bonded Goods

 

Article 18
Where the Park Enterprises import goods overseas, the Park Enterprises shall prepare the relevant declarations and handle customs clearance in accordance with regulations governing the importation of general goods importation.

 

Article 19
The Park Enterprises’ bonded goods of importation/exportation that are cleared in the Park shall be stored in a mutually controlled warehouse under Customs’ supervision or a container inspection center for inspection. However, with any of the following circumstances, the said bonded goods may be inspected at a designated location approval by Customs:
1. Bonded goods oversized, numerous, or inconvenient to load
   and unload in the warehouse;
2. Dangerous and perishable goods;
3. Precision equipment that is easy to be damaged in a warehouse;
4. Petty goods that are less than 10 pieces and less than twenty
   (20) kilograms per piece;
5. Goods stored in a bonded warehouse or logistics center in the
   Park; or
6. Other special circumstances approved by Customs as special
   cases.

 

Article 20
The Park Enterprises shall not list and import goods that are not bonded goods as bonded goods. If there is a mistake in the list, the Park Enterprises shall apply to Customs for the payment of the tariff within thirty (30) days after the release.

 

Article 21
With two (2) days after the goods enter in the warehouse (factory), Park Enterprises shall book the said goods; provided that, bonded goods imported overseas shall be booked within seven (7) days after released from Customs.


Article 22
The Park Enterprises may apply for re-exportation, if the imported goods need to be returned, exchanged or for other reasons.
The Park Enterprises shall prepare relevant declarations for the re-exportation prescribed in the preceding paragraph and shall handle customs clearance with Customs in accordance with regulations governing the exportation of general goods.

 

Article 23
The Park Enterprises’ self-use machines, equipment, raw materials, commodities, and semi-finished goods sold by sellers in tariff-imposing areas shall be treated as exported goods in accordance with Article 23 of the Act. Both parties to the trade shall jointly prepare relevant declarations and file invoices and packing lists with Customs for customs clearance. After released from Customs, the transcript of the deemed exportation declaration issued by Customs shall be given to the seller for reimbursement of duty and tax.

 

Article 24
Where enterprises in bonded factories, bonded warehouses, logistics centers, export-processing zones, science-based parks, or free ports sell bonded goods to Park Enterprises as self-use goods, it shall be deemed as import and export. Both parties to the trade shall jointly prepare relevant declarations and file invoices and packing lists with Customs for customs clearance.


Article 25
When the deemed exported goods need to be returned, both parties to the trade shall jointly prepare the goods return application and relevant declarations, and shall apply to Customs for customs clearance within three (3) months after the goods enter the factory. The originally issued deemed exportation documents shall be collected back and destroyed. Those have proceeded to reimbursement of duty and tax shall repay the reimbursed amount and notify the tax collection administration, then the said goods may be returned and leave the Park.
If the case regarding goods return as prescribed in the preceding paragraph occurs after the goods enter the factory for more than three (3) months, customs clearance shall be handled in accordance with regular import procedures and tax shall be levied in accordance with the law.
If the deemed imported/exported goods prescribed in the preceding paragraph need to be returned, both parties to the trade shall jointly prepare the goods return application and relevant declarations, and shall apply to Customs for customs clearance.

 

Article 26
Where Park Enterprises sell bonded goods to other Park Enterprises in another Park for further export processing or storage in bonded warehouses or logistics centers, it shall be deemed as import and export. Both parties to the trade shall jointly prepare relevant declarations and file invoices and packing lists with Customs for customs clearance
If the goods sold prescribed in the preceding paragraph need to be returned, the provision of the preceding article shall apply mutatis mutandis.

 

Article 27
Where Park Enterprises sell bonded goods to enterprises in bonded factories, export-processing zones, science-based parks, or free ports, it shall be deemed as exportation and importation. Both parties to the trade shall jointly prepare relevant declarations and file invoices and packing lists with Customs for customs clearance.
If the goods sold prescribed in the preceding paragraph need to be returned, the provision of Article 25 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

 

Article 28
The Park Enterprises that export finished goods shall file relevant declarations with Customs for customs clearance in accordance with regulations governing the exportation of general goods.
The exported goods cleared in the Park as prescribed in the preceding paragraph shall be inspected at a designated warehouse or location by Customs. After being released, the goods shall be packaged into bonded trucks or container and sealed under supervision. The loading list, container (cargo) delivery list or container list of exported goods shall also be sealed along with the goods and delivered to Customs at the destination. After the examination by Customs at the destination is done with no errors, the second slip of the loading list or cargo list of exported goods shall be sent back to Customs to closing the case.
The Park Enterprises that import or export goods may choose to handle customs clearance at Customs where the import or export takes place. Relative regulations governing the said customs clearance shall be separately prescribed by Customs.

 

Article 29
With regard to the Park Enterprises’ finished goods that need to be re-imported due to rejection, Article 18 hereof shall apply mutatis mutandis. After entering the factory, the said goods shall be listed in the book of finished goods. The Park Enterprises shall apply for inspection at a designated location where Article 19 hereof shall apply mutatis mutandis.

 

Article 30
Where the Park Enterprises sell finished goods to export processing factories that pay tariffs on an account basis for further export processing, both parties to the trade shall jointly prepare relevant declarations and file invoices and packing lists with Customs for customs clearance.
With regard to the export processing factories’ paying tariffs on an account basis, the Regulations Governing the Offsetting or Refund of Duties and Taxes on Raw Materials for Export Products shall apply, and the date when Customs issues the declarations shall be deemed as the date of importation and exportation.

 

Article 31
When the trade prescribed in the preceding article is rejected, the following provisions shall apply:
1. Both parties to the trade shall jointly prepare the application for
   return of goods and submit the same along with invoices,
   packing lists and the copy of the original declaration stating
  “xx declaration for return of goods” to the Custom for
   customs clearance within three (3) months after the goods leave
   the Park. Customs shall notify the tax collection administration
   of the original selling Park Enterprise that has acquired the
   proofs of deemed exportation.
2. After completing the procedure prescribed in the preceding
   subparagraph, Customs shall issue the transcript of the
   declaration for reimbursement to the original purchasing
   business for tax reimbursement.

 

Article 32
Where the Park Enterprises sell bonded goods to other Park Enterprises in the same Park, both parties to the trade shall, before the fifteenth (15th) day of the next month after the trade, jointly prepare and submit the declarations along with packing lists and other relevant documents to Customs for customs clearance. It can also be handled by means of monthly declarations.
Where the Park Enterprises sell bonded goods to other Park Enterprises in another Park, both parties to the trade shall jointly prepare and submit the declarations along with packing lists and other relevant documents to Customs where the seller is for customs clearance. The Park Enterprises that are qualified for self-inspection of inbound and outbound areas and monthly declaration privileges may file the monthly declaration with Customs before the fifteenth (15th) day of the next month after the trade.

 

Article 33
Where the Park Enterprises deliver (non-trading) bonded goods to enterprises in the same Park or other science-based parks, export processing zones, or free ports, it shall be deemed as import and export. The Park Enterprises shall prepare and submit the declarations along with packing lists and other relevant documents to Customs for customs clearance.
Where the Park Enterprises deliver (non-trading) bonded goods to their branch factories in another Park, it shall be handled in accordance with the preceding paragraph. With regard to the Park Enterprises that are qualified for self-inspection of inbound and outbound areas and monthly declaration privileges, cases concerning the transfer of their machines and equipment may be exempted from the inspection in warehouses. Bonded operation personnel may handle the self-inspection of inbound and outbound goods and monthly declarations in accordance with the regulations.

 

Article 34
Where the Park Enterprises take their products as samples or gifts and sell or give the products to other domestic or foreign businesses and customers who visit, if the products are not the restrained imported/exported goods announced by the competent trading authority and are worth less than 20,000 US Dollars, the following provisions shall apply:
1. With regard to the goods sold or given to businesses in tariff-
   imposing areas, the Park Enterprises shall prepare and submit
   the declarations to Customs for customs clearance.
2. With regard to the goods sent to foreign businesses, the Park
   Enterprises shall prepare and submit the declarations to Customs
   for customs clearance in accordance with the procedures of 
   product exportation.
3. With regard to the goods delivered to foreign customers who
   visit, brought abroad by factory personnel or currier business
   operators, given to foreign guests as gifts by private
   organizations when traveling overseas, the Park Enterprises shall
   fill out the applications of bringing bonded goods abroad by the
   Park Enterprises, and the goods shall be examined and sealed by
   Customs or bonded operation personnel of the Park Enterprises
   that have monthly declaration privileges and delivered to the
   foreign customers, factory personnel, currier business
   operators, or private organizations. Within twenty (20) days
   after the goods are brought out of the Park, the case may be
   closed according to the exportation proof issued by Customs
   at the destination. However, cases examined by bonded
   operation personnel of the Park Enterprises shall be reported,
   three (3) days after the goods leave the Park, to Customs for
   record.
4. Where the government dispatches personnel abroad or receive
   foreign guests and therefore purchases gifts from the Park
   Enterprises, the case shall be closed according to the proof
   issued by the first-level authorities under each Yuan and related
   receipt. 
If the cases of the goods as set forth in the preceding subparagraphs 3 and 4 cannot be closed and the goods cannot be transported back to the factories, the Park Enterprises shall, within ten (10) days after the deadline, prepare and submit the declarations and pay for the tariff based on the types of goods when shipped out of the factory.
Where the Park Enterprises deliver their raw materials, parts and accessories, and instrument and equipment to their foreign customers who visit the factory, factory personnel, or currier business operators to take to foreign countries for tests or maintenance, if the items are not the restrained imported/exported goods announced by the competent trading authority and are worth less than 20,000 US Dollars, Paragraph 1, Subparagraph 3 hereof shall apply mutatis mutandis.
Upon actual situations, the amount as set forth in Paragraph 1 and the preceding paragraph may be adjusted and promulgated by the Administration in conjunction with Customs.

 

Article 35
With regard to the goods exported from or imported to foreign countries by the Park Enterprises, if the quantity delivered by air or post is less than ten (10) pieces and each piece is less than twenty (20) kilograms, the Park Enterprises may fill out applications forms regarding small raw material packages sealed and delivered in the factory at the importation, apply to Customs for approval, and deliver the goods to the personnel dispatched by the Park Enterprises to bring in the factory. For exportation, it can be mailed or handled according to the procedures of importation. However, if the goods are lost during the transportation, the Park Enterprises shall pay for the tariff.

 

Article 36
Where the Park Enterprises’ finished goods are declared and exported by other businesses or traders, Article 28 hereof shall apply. The export declaration shall be delivered to the Park Enterprises after the exportation for debooking. Exporters may not apply for tax reimbursement.

 

Article 37
With regard to the bonded goods that are internally sold to tariff-imposing areas, the goods can only be release after the Park Enterprises prepare and submit the declaration to Customs for custom tariffs. If the goods are the restrained imported/exported goods announced by the competent trading authority, approval of the Administration shall be acquired. If the goods are sold to the businesses in tariff-imposing areas for further export processing, the Park Enterprises shall additionally report such a fact and attach a transcript of declaration for tax reimbursement to Customs for examination. After the examination, Customs shall send the same to the tax reimbursement unit to handle relevant reimbursement affairs after the goods are processed and exported.
If the goods prescribed in the preceding paragraph are found damaged or their specifications or quality are inconsistent with the original contract, and the Park Enterprises shall make compensation or exchange the goods, the Park Enterprises shall submit the application and file relevant documents with Customs within one (1) month after the original goods are released. If Customs finds no false statement in the documents, the Park Enterprises may be exempted from customs duties.
With regard to the machines and equipment that are sent back to the Park for repair and assembly after sold to tariff-imposing areas, the relevant provisions in Customs Law shall apply.
The assessment of customs duties for products internally sold to tariff-imposing areas shall be based on any of the following methods:
1. With regard to those have domestic productions; Customs duties
   shall be according to the remaining balance after Customs value
   in the form when the goods are shipped out of the factory is
   deducted 30%.
2. If the product cannot be produced domestically, Customs duties
   shall be assessed according to the raw materials or parts.

 

Article 38
With regard to the goods internally sold to tariff-imposing areas prescribed in the preceding article, the self-inspection of inbound and outbound areas and monthly declaration may be handle in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 hereof and the following provisions:
1. Paying respectable surety for internal sales to Customs. The
   amount may be adjusted anytime based on the actual
   requirements.
2. Establishing internal sales registration books of monthly
   declaration and recording sales date, product names,
   specifications, quantity, price, and estimated amount of duties
   in the order of shipping before the goods are shipped out of
   the factory. Within the amount of surety, the goods may be
   withdrawn in advance by the Park Enterprises.
3. The Park Enterprises shall complete the tariff with the report of
   internally sold goods of last month and declarations before the
   fifteenth (15th) day of the following month.

 

Article 39
If the Park Enterprises whose approval of residency has been revoked purchases machines, equipment, raw material, material, fuel, semi-finished goods, samples, and finished goods approved for concurrent trade, exempted from custom tariffs, commodity tax, and business tax, from overseas or businesses from tariff-imposing areas and other bonded areas, when the goods are moved from the tariff-imposing areas, the custom tariffs, commodity tax, and business tax shall be imposed in accordance with Article 22 of the Act.
Chapter Four  Discard, Theft, Borrow, and Debooking of Bonded Goods

 

Article 40
By-products, waste products, and scrapes produced during the process of production shall be stored in a warehouse of locations approved by the Administration and Customs in order, category, and nature. Waste of semi-finished goods shall be separately stated for inspection.
The term “waste products” as set forth in the preceding paragraph shall refer to all machines, equipment, parts and accessories, or materials that are of no use for the Park Enterprises; or part of the assets that do not go through the manufacturing process; or the products and equipment are damaged due to acts of God and cannot be used by the Park Enterprises but still belong to part of the assets.
The term “scrapes” as set forth in Paragraph 1 shall refer to the dregs, waste, and that cannot be used by the Park Enterprises; or the accumulative dregs, waste, or supplementary materials of packages that do not go through the manufacturing process and not belong to part of the assets.

 

Article 41
The by-products, waste products, and scrapes prescribed in the preceding article shall be handle in accordance with the following provisions:
1. For parts of utilization values: the Park Enterprises shall apply
   for approval to the Administration as a special case and shall
   destroy the aforementioned substances under the supervision of
   Customs and tax collection administration. If the substance is
   one of the restrained items of exported/imported goods
   prescribed by the competent trading authority, the Park
   Enterprises shall withdraw the substance out of the Park after
   additionally applying for a permit from the Administration and
   paying the tariff, which is assessed according to Customs value
   by Customs pursuant to Customs Law. With regard to the
   aforementioned operation, the Park Enterprise shall, after being
   approved by the Administration, estimate the annual quantity of
   substances to destroy and pay for the tariff in advance based on
   the remaining value. After the substances are destroyed under
   the supervision of Customs and Administration, the Park
   Enterprises may withdraw them out of the Park within the
   amount of the tariff paid in advance. 
2. For parts have no utilization value: shall be destroyed under
   the supervision of personnel dispatched by Customs and
  Administration.
With regard to the waste products and scrapes prescribed in the preceding paragraph, if not additionally listed their proportion of goods damaged in the lists of material usage or not approved, the bonded raw material account may be written off.
The Park Enterprise shall handle the wasted products and scrapes that are approved for process in accordance with the Waste Disposal Act.  

 

Article 42
If the Park Enterprises suffer from a shortage on bonded goods due to theft, after acquiring evidencing documents from the police and reporting the same to Customs for examination, the Park Enterprises shall complete the tariff and debooking within three (3) months from the next day when the theft takes place. If under special circumstances, after Customs grants its approval, the Park Enterprises may, less than six (6) months, apply for a temporary exemption from supplementary payment of tax with surety provided. If failing to recover the bonded goods that are pilfered after the deadline, the case shall be closed by deducting the tax payment directly from the surety by Customs. With regard to the portion that is recovered, Customs shall return the surety.

 

Article 43
Where the Park Enterprises borrow, lend, and return raw materials, materials, fuels, semi-finished goods, or finished goods, both parties shall jointly fill out the application regarding borrowing (lending) raw materials, materials, fuels, semi-finished goods, or finished good and apply to Customs for inspection and procedures of entering (leaving) the factory. After each Park Enterprise receives or returns the aforesaid items, the case shall be closed an entered in the book.
Cases prescribed in the preceding paragraph may be handled by self-inspection of inbound/outbound factory in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 hereof. Within five (5) days after the goods enter (leave) the factory, the application regarding borrowing (lending) raw materials, materials, fuels, semi-finished goods, or finished good shall be filed with Customs for record.
The raw materials, materials, fuels, semi-finished goods, and finished good lent by the Park Enterprise as prescribed in the preceding two paragraphs shall be returned within three (3) months from the day of lending. A supplementary customs clearance and transfer procedure shall be handled in accordance with Article 32 hereof, if failing to return after the deadline or close the case with Customs. With regard to serious violations, Customs may cease accepting cases of borrowing/lending from both Park Enterprises for six (6) months.
Chapter Five Entrusting, Entrusted, and Mutual Entrustment Processing of Bonded Goods

 

Article 44
Where the Park Enterprise deliver its raw materials or semi-finished goods to export processing zones, bonded factories, science-based parks, or tariff-imposing areas for processing, it must be because the Park Enterprise is lack of required technology or machinery/equipment for processing and partial necessary parts or assemblies need to be processed outside of the bonded area of the Park. The Park Enterprise’ raw materials or semi-finished goods shall be the items approved for importation and the party entrusted for processing shall be a research institution organized pursuant to the law or a factory with valid factory registration.
To apply for entrusting processing, the Park Enterprise shall submit the contract or order signed by both parties to the transaction, company and a factory with valid factory registration., samples or illustrations regarding the goods before and after the processing, processing procedures, and the raw materials used or added for processing to the Administration for approval. The application of entrusting processing may be handled with electronic documents.
With regard to the entrusting processing prescribed in the preceding paragraph, if the quantity and value cannot yet be confirmed, the Park Enterprise may temporarily exempted from providing the information. The Park Enterprise shall make supplementary report regarding the actual quantity and value within six (6) months. If failing to make the supplementary report, the Administration may cease accepting the following application filed by the said Park Enterprise.
If the raw materials or semi-finished goods prescribed in Paragraph 2 need to be moved out of the Park, the Park Enterprise shall file the record card, regarding raw materials shipped out of the Park for processing and processed goods moved back to the factory/warehouse, that is inspected and sealed by Customs with Customs to ship the goods out of the Park. When the processed goods are moved back to the Park, the case shall be closed and stated on the record card.
With regard to the cases of outsourced processing prescribed in the preceding paragraph, the processing factory may not apply for tax reimbursement of the raw materials added during the processing. However, if the processing factory is an enterprise in a science-based park or an export processing zone, or a bonded factory, it may apply for debooking.
The raw materials or semi-finished products that are delivered to a export processing zone, bonded factory, science-based park, or tariff-imposing area shall be processed to parts or assemblies. However, under special circumstance, the Park Enterprise may apply to the Administration for approval to process to finished goods.
Where the Park Enterprise allows the processing business or its branch factory established in other customs areas to directly export the processed goods in its own name, the Park Enterprise shall file the transcript of the declaration issued by Customs at the exporting location with Customs to close the case.
Businesses entrusted to process goods for the Park Enterprise shall establish an exclusive area to store bonded raw materials and processed goods and shall establish account cards to record the deposit, withdrawal, and the balance of bonded goods at all times for Customs to inspect.
With regard to the cases, approved by Customs and processed in electronic data, prescribed in Paragraphs 2 and 4 hereof, the order of the numbers to be used shall be reported to Customs for approval and the relevant information of goods entering/leaving the factory shall be input and filed by a prescribed deadline. The reports that are printed monthly to replace processing record cards shall be prepared by the twentieth (20th) day of the following month.
With regard to the processing in the export-processing zone, bonded factory, science-based park, or tariff-imposing area, the duration of the processing shall be within one (1) year from the day when the Administration grants its approval. The goods shall be immediately moved back to the Park after the deadline. If failing to do so, a declaration and tariff shall be complete within ten (10) days after the deadline.

 

Article 45
The bonded modes prepared by the Park Enterprise itself may be moved out of the Park for the processing factory or the branch in another Customs area to use in processing after the Administration grants its approval. The preceding article governing outsourced processing shall apply mutatis mutandis for the application method and deadline hereof.

 

Article 46
Where the business outside of the Park entrusts the Park Enterprise to process its raw materials or semi-finished goods,the contract or order forms proofs of establishment registration of the entrusting business, the business registration of the entrusting business, samples or illustrations regarding the goods before and after the processing, processing procedures, and the raw materials used or added for processing shall be submitted to Administration for approval by the Park Enterprise.
When the raw materials or semi-finished goods prescribed in the preceding paragraph are moved into the Park, the Park Enterprise shall fill out and submit the application for shipping in the raw materials for entrusted processing. When the process goods are delivered out of the Park, the Park Enterprise shall fill out and submit the application for releasing processed goods out of the Park to complete the procedure.
Where the Park Enterprise needs to add bonded raw materials for the processing, when the processed goods are shipped out of the Park, the Park Enterprise shall prepare and file the declaration with Customs for customs clearance.
If the applications as set forth in Paragraphs 2 and 3 hereof are processed in electronic data approved by Customs, the order of numbers shall be reported to Customs for approval and the relevant information of goods entering/leaving the factory shall be input and filed by a prescribed deadline. The reports that are printed monthly to replace processing record cards shall be prepared by the twentieth (20th) day of the following month.

 

Chapter Six  Bonded Goods Shipped In/Out of the Park

Article 47
Where the Park Enterprise needs to transport machines or equipment, imported in accordance with Article 22 of the Act, to tariff-imposing areas for repair, inspection, or assembly test purpose, an application for releasing such machines or equipment form the Park shall be filed with and approved by Customs upon the approval of the Administration. The said machines and equipment shall be transported back to the Park within the period of time approved by the Administration and an application for closing the case shall be filed with Customs.
Where the Park Enterprise entrust businesses outside of the Park with its bonded goods for repair, inspection, or assembly test purpose, an application form for the release of bonded goods from the Agricultural Technology Park for repair, inspection, or assembly test purpose shall be filed with Customs for review and a surety of duties shall be paid prior to the release.
If the bonded goods prescribed in the preceding paragraph are machines or equipment worth over the limit prescribed by Customs, the Park Enterprise shall apply to Customs for the release upon the approval of the Administration; or Customs shall directly transmit the application form to the Administration in the form of electronic data, and if the Administration grants its approval, it will transmit the information back to Customs for the release.
If the value of the bonded goods prescribed in Paragraph 1 hereof is less than the limit prescribed by Customs, the surety may be exempted. The goods may be released upon the application form for the release of production goods. The self-inspection of inbound and outbound areas may apply in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 hereof.

 

Article 48
After paired, inspected, assembled, or tested, the bonded goods prescribed in the preceding article shall be transported back within three (3) months after being released from the Park. An application form for bonded goods entering the factory shall be filed with Customs to close the case and return the surety. If failing to transport the goods before the deadline, the Park Enterprise shall prepare the declaration and pay for the tariff within ten (10) days after the deadline.
With regard to the bonded goods released from the Park as prescribed in the preceding paragraph, if the goods cannot be transported back under special circumstances, the Park Enterprise shall submit and file written documents concerning the entrusted business out side of the Park or the branch in other Customs area with Customs before the deadline. The deadline may be extended, if the inspection of Customs finds no false statement in the documents. However, in case of machines or equipment, the approval of the Administration shall be acquired, and the total duration shall not be over six (6) months.

 

Article 49
With regard to the product exhibition outside of the Park, an application form for the release of exhibited products shall be filled out and filed with Customs for review, and a surety of tax shall be paid prior to the release. When the products are moved back to the Park after the exhibition, an application form for exhibited products entering the Park shall be filed with Customs to close the case.
If the value of the products prescribed in the preceding paragraph is less than the limit prescribed by Customs, the surety may be exempted. The products may be released upon the application form for the release of production goods. The self-inspection of inbound and outbound areas may apply in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 hereof.
The total exhibition time shall not be over two (2) months. Under special circumstances, an extension may be applied before the deadline. The total duration shall not be over three (3) months. The products shall be transported back after the deadline. If failing to do so, the Park Enterprise shall prepare the declaration and pay for the tariff within ten (10) days after the deadline.

 

Article 50
With regard to the goods transported from tariff-imposing areas to bonded areas, if the Park Enterprises do not apply for tax alleviation or reimbursement, the formalities for entering into the Park may be exempted.
If the machines purchased by the Park Enterprises need to be returned, replaced, or transported back to the tariff-imposing areas, the Park Enterprise shall fill out the application form for the release of production goods from the agricultural technology Park when the machines arrive at the tariff-imposing areas.

 

Article 51
Where the Park Enterprises are importing or exporting materials from or to aboard or a tariff-imposing area, they shall apply to the Administration for an import/export permit in accordance with the relevant regulations.
If the Park Enterprises employ airplanes or ships to import the goods, the Administration may request the competent harbor or airport authorities to agree upon free-alongside-ship or free-alongside-airplane delivery. No additional warehousing fee shall be charged.

 

Article 52
Where the goods transported to or from a tariff-imposing area by the Park Enterprises, if the goods are the restrained items of exported/imported goods prescribed by the competent trading authority, the business in the tariff-imposing area shall apply to the competent trading authority for the import/export permit.

 

Article 53
The goods exported by the Park Enterprises shall have labels indicating the manufacture location on the goods or inside/outside of the packages. The labels shall be obvious and sound. However, if due to the nature of the goods or the way they are packed, the labels cannot be done in accordance with the regulations, the Park Enterprises may apply to the Administration for special approval.
Chapter Seven  Release of Production Goods

 

Article 54
The term “production goods” used in the Regulation shall refer to those have direct connection in the manufacturing process or similar goods, including machines, equipment, raw materials, materials, fuel, semi-finished goods, and finished goods.

 

Article 55
The application form for the release of production goods shall be divided into two categories:
1. The Park Enterprises with the qualification of self-inspection of
   inbound and outbound areas and monthly declaration privileges:
   when the goods are transported from the Park, the application
   form for the release of production goods of self-inspection shall
   be signed and issued by bonded operation personnel. With regard
   to non-bonded goods, the application form for the release of
   production goods shall be signed and issued by exclusive
   personnel.
2. The Park Enterprises without the qualification of self-inspection
   of inbound and outbound areas and monthly declaration
   privileges: when the goods are transported from the Park, the
   application form for the release of production goods shall be
   signed and issued by exclusive personnel and be inspected and
   sealed by Customs. With regard to non-bonded goods, they may
   be released directly upon the application form for the release of
   production goods signed and issued by exclusive personnel.
Where the Park Enterprises transport the production goods from the factory or warehouse in accordance with the preceding paragraph, the goods shall be examined by the Park guards or exclusive personnel prior to the release.
If the Park Enterprises are stopped by the security police at the Park gate when transporting the goods prescribed in Paragraph 1, the Park Enterprise shall provide the forms for recognition or inspection.
The release of non-production goods shall be managed and released by exclusive personnel. Goods that do not belong to the Park Enterprises may freely come in and out of the Park without any formalities.

 

Article 56
The Park Enterprises without the qualification of self-inspection of inbound and outbound areas and monthly declaration privileges shall file the application form (please see Appendix Three) with the Administration for the issuance seal of the release of production goods and sign and issue the evidencing forms for the release of production goods themselves. However, with regard to bonded goods, the release shall still be approved by Customs.

 

Article 57
If the issuance seal applied by the Park Enterprises in accordance with the preceding article is lost, damaged, or if there is a change in the personnel, the seal shall be effective after the alteration registration is complete. If using other seals as replacement without the approval and being discovered by the competent authority, the said goods shall not be released and the Park Enterprises shall not sign and release the forms by themselves unless the alteration registration is complete.

 

Article 58
The (evidencing) form for the release of production goods shall be issued and filled out truthfully when the Park Enterprises transport the goods from the factory (warehouse) to make it convenient for the security police at the gate to recognize or inspect. Any changes in the forms shall be signed by the bonded operation personnel or exclusive personnel of the Park Enterprises.

 

Article 59
Whether with goods or not, when vehicles coming in and out of each gate of the Park, the security police may recognize or inspect the vehicles prior to the release.
With regard to the bonded areas that have not yet established sentry boxes, the security police may irregularly and at various spots to intercept vehicles around the bonded areas.

 

Article 60
After the Park Enterprises sign and issue the (evidencing) form for the release of production goods, the effective duration is four (4) days for bonded goods and ninety (90) days for non-bonded or tax free goods. The deadline may be extended if it falls on a national holiday or weekend.
Chapter Eight  Supplement Provisions

 

Article 61
In order to ensure that the Park Enterprises truthfully comply with the regulations to handle bonded operations, Customs may regularly or irregularly dispatch personnel to audit the bonded books, warehousing conditions, entrusting processing, entrusted processing, releasing form of bonded goods, and other bonded operations.

 

Article 62
The Regulation shall be enforced as of the day of promulgation.

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