Last edited: April 22, 2007


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The Taiwan Code follows very closely the pre-1949 Republic of China Code. Homosexual behaviour between consenting adults in private is legal where both parties are over 16. (1983 "Report on Laws Governing Sexual Conduct" of the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong). (It is assumed that there have been no changes since 1983).

(Above information confirmed as correct at least as of the 1991 publication Major Laws of the Republic of China on Taiwan, published in Taiwan. - David Franks)


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