Chen Ming-tang

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Chen Ming-tang
Chen Ming-tang in Legislative Yuan 20130401.jpg
Administrative Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of China
Assumed office
30 September 2013
Minister Luo Ying-shay
Deputy Wu Chen-huan
Minister of Justice of the Republic of China (acting)
In office
6 September 2013 – 29 September 2013
Deputy Wu Chen-huan
Preceded by Tseng Yung-fu
Succeeded by Luo Ying-shay
Administrative Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of China
In office
11 March 2013[1] – 6 September 2013
Minister Tseng Yung-fu
Deputy Wu Chen-huan
Personal details
Nationality Republic of China
Alma mater Soochow University
Chinese Culture University

Chen Ming-tang (Chinese: 陳明堂; pinyin: Chén Míngtáng) is a politician in the Republic of China. He has served as the Administrative Deputy Minister of Justice in the Executive Yuan since 11 March 2013. In September 2013, he briefly became the acting Minister of Justice after incumbent Minister Tseng Yung-fu's sudden resignation.[1][2][3]

ROC Justice Administrative Deputy Ministry[edit]

Chen Shui-bian prison transfer[edit]

In mid April 2013, Deputy Minister Chen confirmed that former ROC President Chen Shui-bian was transferred from Taipei Veterans General Hospital to Pei-de Hospital in Taichung Prison where he will serve his remaining 20 years of sentence there. Deputy Minister Chen added that this transfer was made to ensure Former President Chen's proper medical attention, in which it was made in consideration of him being prison inmate, patient and a former President.[4][5]

Taiwanese fisherman shooting incident[edit]

Responding to the shooting incident of Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine government vessel on 9 May 2013 at the disputed water in South China Sea, in end of May 2013, Chen said that the ROC MOJ has declined Philippine request for bilateral judicial assistance because Manila refusal of handing over the incident video to ROC government, although they have agreed to allow Taiwanese investigators to board the Philippine Coast Guard vessel involved in the shooting incident.[6]

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