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Title: Quarantine Regulations for Animal Quarantine Objects and Plant Regulated Articles Entering the Free Trade Zones Ch
Date: 2022.05.24
Legislative: 1.Promulgated on June 11, 2015
2.Amendment to Articles 1 and 3, promulgated on October 22, 2018
3.Amendment to the title of the Quarantine Regulations and Articles
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, promulgated on May 24, 2020
Content: Article 1
These quarantine regulations are enacted pursuant to the provisions 
set out in Paragraph 2 of Article 34-3 of the Statute for Prevention 
and Control of Infectious Animal Disease (hereinafter referred to 
as "the Statute") and Paragraph 5 of Article 17 of The Plant 
Protection and Quarantine Act (hereinafter referred to as "the 

Article 2 
The term “free trade zones” (hereinafter referred to as the 
"Free Trade Zone") used in these regulations is the term that has 
been defined in Subparagraph 1 of Article 3 of the Act for the 
Establishment and Management of Free Trade Zones. 

Article 3
Application for foreign animal quarantine objects to enter the 
Free Trade Zone as per Paragraph 2 of Article 34-3 of the Statute, 
shall comply with the quarantine regulations which are set according 
to Paragraph 3 of Article 33 of the Statute. 
Application for foreign plant regulated articles to enter the Free 
Trade Zones as per Paragraph 5 of Article 17 of the Act,  shall 
comply with the quarantine conditions stipulated in Item 2 of 
Paragraph 1 of Article 14 of the Act.

Article 4
When applying for foreign animal quarantine objects to enter the 
Free Trade Zone, importers and their agents shall submit an 
application formed together with documents stipulated in the 
quarantine regulations which are set according to Paragraph 3 of 
Article 33 of the Statute to the import/export animal quarantine 
When applying for foreign plant regulated articles to enter Free 
Trade Zone, the importers or their agents shall submit an application 
formed together with the following documentations to the plant 
quarantine authority for inspection:
1.Phytosanitary certificate issued by the exporting country, 
  except for plant regulated articles that are subject to the 
  certificate exemptions as announced by the plant quarantine 
2.Bill of Lading.
3.Customs Declaration for Importation.
4.Affidavit and a post-entry use plan or other proofing 
  documentation of proof.

Article 5 
The documents and exporting country’s phytosanitary certificate 
mentioned in Paragraph 1 and Item 1 of Paragraph 2 of preceding 
Article may be issued without consignee detail. If the destination 
stated in the indicated documents and phytosanitary certificate 
is to a third country or area, the import/export animal quarantine 
authority and the plant quarantine authority shall make a copy 
of the certificate and return the original certificate to the 
importers or their agent after the inspection is completed. If 
there is a demand for plant regulated articles to be transported 
to taxation zones, they must meet relevant quarantine and customs 
regulations as stipulated in Paragraph 1 of Article 34 of the 
Statute and Paragraph 1 of Article 17 of the Act prior to entering 
the taxation zones.

Article 6
Foreign animal quarantine objects and foreign plant regulated 
articles that have passed the quarantine inspection are allowed 
to enter the Free Trade Zone. Non-compliant animal quarantine 
objects shall comply with the regulations as stipulated in Article 
32-1 and Article 34-2 of the Statute. Non-compliant plant regulated 
articles shall comply with the regulations as stipulated in Article 
18, Article 18-1 and Article 19 of the Act.

Article 7
For foreign animal quarantine objects and plant regulated articles 
to enter and to be stored in the Free Trade Zone, when the inspectors 
of import/export animal quarantine authority and plant quarantine 
are conducting the inspection, in addition, to reviewing written 
documents, they may implement the on-site inspection batch by 
batch or by lot based on the risk level.

Article 8 
These regulations become effective on the date of promulgation.