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(Jan 26, 2009) On December 30, 2008, Taiwan's Military Service Law was amended. The Law now stipulates that the period of active military service for regular recruits will be one year. Formerly, it was one year and ten months (art. 16, para. 1, item 1). (Amendment to Military Service Law, 6839 GAZETTE OF THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 16 (Dec. 30, 2008), available at http://content.glin.gov/summary/214384; Bing yi fa [Military Service Law] [in Chinese], http://law.moj.gov.tw/Scripts/NewsDetail.asp?no=1F0040001 (last visited Jan. 15, 2009).)

Author: Wendy Zeldin More by this author
Topic: Armed forces and national security More on this topic
Jurisdiction: Taiwan More about this jurisdiction

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Last updated: 01/26/2009