The amended law also requires that foreigners who have seriously violated internationally recognized human rights principles be denied entry into Taiwan.
The policy is part of President Tsai’s commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, when renewable energy accounts for over 60% of the country’s total electricity production.
Since late 2022, southern Taiwan has been facing water shortages due to the lack of typhoons and heavy rain.
According to the Judicial Yuan, citizen judges are expected to sit in 300 cases this year.
The move came after the Cabinet recognized transnational same-sex couples in which one of the partners is from a country which doesn’t allow same-sex marriage.