Annotated Republic of China Laws/Criminal Code of the Armed Forces/Article 66

Criminal Code of the Armed Forces
Republic of China Law
Article 66
Death penalty in the later portion of Section 2 is no longer absolute.

Promulgated full amendment on 2001-09-28Edit

Effective on 2001-10-02

Article 66[1]
Any person who makes any false military order, document, or other statement knowing it to be false shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than 5 years; if the commission of preceding crimes causes the injury to military interest, the offender shall be punished by imprisonment for life or for not less than seven years.
Any person who, during wartime, commits an offense specified in the forepart of preceding paragraph shall be punished by death, imprisonment for life, or for not less than ten years; if the commission of preceding crimes causes the injury to military interest, the offender shall be punished by death.
Any person who negligently commits an offense specified in the forepart of preceding paragraph shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than three and not more than ten years.
Any person who unfaithfully or fails to transmit or report any military order, document, or other statement shall be punished in accordance with the provisions of preceding paragraphs.

Promulgated amendment on 2007-01-10Edit

Article 66[2]
Any person who makes any false military order, document, or other statement knowing it to be false shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than 5 years; if the commission of preceding crimes causes the injury to military interest, the offender shall be punished by imprisonment for life or for not less than seven years.
Any person who, during wartime, commits an offense specified in the forepart of preceding paragraph shall be punished by death, imprisonment for life, or for not less than ten years; if the commission of preceding crimes causes the injury to military interest, the offender shall be punished by death or imprisonment for life.
Any person who negligently commits an offense specified in the forepart of preceding paragraph shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than three and not more than ten years.
Any person who unfaithfully or fails to transmit or report any military order, document, or other statement shall be punished in accordance with the provisions of preceding paragraphs.
  1. Reversed-derived from 2007 text.
  2. "Criminal Code of the Armed Forces: Article 66". 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=66. Retrieved 2019-11-21.