Additional Articles of the Constitution of the Republic of China

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Additional Articles of
the Constitution of the
Republic of China
Traditional Chinese 中華民國憲法
增修條文
Simplified Chinese 中华民国宪法
增修条文

The Additional Articles of the Constitution of the Republic of China (Chinese: 中華民國憲法增修條文) are the revisions and constitutional amendments to the original constitution to meet the requisites of the nation and the political status of Taiwan. The Additional Articles are the fundamental law of the present government of the Republic of China on Taiwan.

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Comparison of the governmental structure[edit]

The present structure of government are regulated by the Additional Articles in 2005.[1]

Governmental structure Original Constitution (1947) Additional Articles (2005)
Head of state The president and the vice president are elected separately by the National Assembly for a duration of 6 years The president and the vice president are elected in a group by the citizens of the Free area for a duration of 4 years.
Head of government The premier is nominated by the president, and consented by the Legislative Yuan. The premier is appointed by the president
Parliament Bicameralism: National Assembly and Legislative Yuan.
The members of the National Assembly are elected for a duration of 6 years. The members of the Legislative Yuan are elected for a duration of 3 years.
Unicameralism: Legislative Yuan.
The 113 members of the Legislative Yuan are elected for a duration of 4 years.
Judiciary The justices are nominated by the president, and consented by the Control Yuan. The justices are tenure. The 15 justices are nominated by the president, and consented by the Legislative Yuan for a duration of 8 years.
Local government Two level system: provincial Level, county Level The provinces are streamlined. Counties and cities under provinces are directly led by the central government.

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