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  Chapter Ⅰ General Provisions

Article 1
Act for Worker Protection of Occupational Accidents (hereinafter referred to as the Act) is enacted to protect the rights of workers suffered from occupational accidents, strengthen the prevention of occupational accidents and promote employment security and economic development; matters not prescribed in the Act shall be governed by other statutes.
Article 2
The term “competent authority” referred to in the Act shall be the Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan at the central level, the municipal government at the municipal level, and the county (city) government at the county(city) level.