6.Articles 4 and 9 amended and promulgated on June 8, 2016 in accordance with order Tsung-Tung-Hua-Tsung-Yi-Yi-Tzu No. 10500055701
Article 4 The business scope of the IPCF is as follows:
Planning, production, broadcasting, operation and popularization of indigenous broadcasts and designated television channels.
Publication and promotion of the publications relating to indigenous culture and communication.
Establishment and promotion of websites relating to indigenous culture-related media.
Counseling, handling and sponsoring the activities relating to indigenous culture, language, art and communication.
Cultivating and rewarding the workers devoted to indigenous culture, language, art and communication.
Other businesses relating to indigenous culture, language, art and media.
The electric wave frequency required by the indigenous broadcast and television channels shall be planned and allocated by the central industry competent authorities consulting with the competent authorities.
The IPCF may entrust wireless television agencies to broadcast the programs and advertisements of the indigenous television station, which shall not be restricted by Paragraph 2 of Article 4 of the Radio and Television Act and Paragraph 2 of Article 7 of the Public Television Act.
Article 9 The appointment of the directors and supervisors is under the following procedures:
The Legislative Yuan will recommend between eleven and thirteen indigenous representatives and just and fair people from the society to form the Directors and Supervisors Review Committee (hereinafter referred to as the “Review Committee”).
The candidates for directors and supervisors will be nominated by the Executive Yuan through an open nomination process, and thereafter submitted to the Review Committee for approval by two-thirds or more of the members of the Review Committee through an open process, which will be recorded and videotaped in whole consecutively. After being approved by the Review Committee, the candidates will be submitted to the Premier of the Executive Yuan for appointment.
The number of the indigenous representatives specified in the preceding Paragraph shall not be less than half of the members of the Review Committee.
The members of the Review Committee shall not be political party workers, political appointees and elected public officials. The members of the Review Committee shall attend meetings in person and shall not designate proxies to attend meetings on their behalf.
The directors shall be elected and appointed based on whether they are representative enough of indigene and their expertise in communication, education and culture.
The supervisors shall be experienced or educated in communication, law, accounting or finance.
The directors, supervisors and indigenous representatives specified in the preceding two Paragraphs shall not be less than half of the members of the Review Committee. One representative of the labor union shall be appointed as director.
The number of the directors and the number of the supervisors respectively who are in the same political party shall not exceed a quarter of the total directors and a quarter of the total supervisors respectively. The directors and supervisors shall not participate in political activities during their tenures.
The selection and appointment or recall of the representative of labor union as a candidate for director shall be decided by the union of the IPCF at its own discretion, and will be nominated by the Executive Yuan. The regulations governing the procedures for the selection and appointment or recall will be enacted by the central competent authority.