Annotated Republic of China Laws/Criminal Code of the Armed Forces/Article 27

Criminal Code of the Armed Forces
Republic of China Law
Article 27
Death penalty is no longer absolute.

Promulgated full amendment on 2001-09-28Edit

Effective on 2001-10-02.

Article 27[1]
Any person who disobeys any operations order before or in the presence of the enemy shall be punished by death.
An attempt to commit the offense specified in the preceding paragraph is punishable.

Promulgated amendment on 2007-01-10Edit

Article 27[2]
Any person who disobeys any operations order before or in the presence of the enemy shall be punished by death or imprisonment for life.
An attempt to commit the offense specified in the preceding paragraph is punishable.
  1. Reverse-derived from 2007 text.
  2. "Criminal Code of the Armed Forces: Article 27". Laws & Regulations Database of The Republic of China. Ministry of Justice (Taiwan). 2017-04-19. https://law.moj.gov.tw/ENG/LawClass/LawSearchContent.aspx?pcode=F0120001&norge=27. Retrieved 2019-11-21.