Ministry of the Interior (Taiwan)
The Ministry of the Interior (MOI; Chinese: 內政部; pinyin: Nèizhèngbù; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Luē-chèng-pō͘) is a cabinet level policy-making body, governed under the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China (Taiwan). It is the fundamental executive yuan agency responsible for home affairs and security throughout Taiwan, including population, land, construction, military service administration, national emergency services, local administration systems, law enforcement and social welfare (prior to 23 July 2013).
Nèizhèng Bù (Mandarin)
Nui-chṳn Phu (Hakka)
|Jurisdiction||Republic of China (Taiwan)|
|Parent agency||Executive Yuan|
It closely monitors the rights of the residents and every aspect of national development to ensure steady progress of the nation, strengthen social peace and order, and upgrade the quality of citizens' lives.
The Ministry strives to achieve the following:
- Accomplish government reform to boost government vitality;
- Care for the minorities;
- Promote a fair military service system;
- Implement pragmatic growth management to promote sustainable development;
- Reinforce police administration reform;
- Strengthen crisis management to build a comprehensive disaster prevention system;
- Manage the goals to rebuild the Nation into a beautiful hometown;
- Implement walk-around management and close planning/control
In accordance to the Ministry of Interior Organization Act, the Ministry is charged with the following:
- National internal affairs administration.
- The Ministry bears the responsibilities to direct and monitor the highest-ranking local officials in the execution of tasks charged by the Ministry.
- For direct administration affairs, the Ministry is charged with the authority to order or take disciplinary actions against the highest-ranking local officials. When an official is suspected of conducting illegal acts or overstepping his/her authority, this local official may be suspended or removed pending a resolution from an Executive Yuan meeting.
The Ministry is currently organized into five departments, one office, four sections, six committees, and one center to share the responsibilities.
- Department of Civil Affairs: in charge of local administration, local self-governing, border administration, public properties, political organizations, elections, religions, rites, funeral, rituals, and ceremonies, historical site investigation, maintenance, and registration, and other civil affairs.
- Department of Household Registration Affairs: in charge of household registration administration, nationality administration, population policies, census, national identification cards, name-usage and registration, migration planning, and other population affairs.
- Department of Land Administration: in charge of land surveys and registrations, land value assessments, equalization of land rights, land entitlement investigations, land consolidation, land expropriation, land utilization, territorial administration, and other land administration affairs.
- The Cooperative and Civil Associations Preparatory Office
Furthermore, the Ministry is also set up with sixteen social administration units and two land administration units, which are directly under the management of the Ministry as second level agencies.
Administrative agencies under the Ministry of InteriorEdit
- Architecture and Building Research Institute
- Central Police University
- Construction and Planning Agency
- Land Consolidation Engineering Bureau
- National Airborne Service Corps
- National Conscription Agency
- National Fire Agency
- National Immigration Agency
- National Land Surveying and Mapping Center
- National Police Agency
|№||Name||Term of Office||Days||Political Party||Premier|
|1||Chang Li-sheng (張厲生)||11 June 1948||26 June 1948||15||Kuomintang||Weng Wenhao|
|2||Peng Chao-hsien (彭昭賢)||26 June 1948||27 December 1948||184||Independent||Weng Wenhao|
|3||Hung Lan-yu (洪蘭友)||27 December 1948||1 April 1949||95||Kuomintang||Sun Fo|
|4||Li Hanhun (李漢魂)||1 April 1949||6 February 1950||311||Kuomintang||He Yingqin|
|5||Ku Cheng-kang (谷正綱)||6 February 1950||16 March 1950||38||Kuomintang||Yan Xishan|
Chen Cheng I
|6||Yu Ching-tang (余井塘)||16 March 1950||25 April 1952||771||Kuomintang||Chen Cheng I|
|7||Huang Chi-lu (黃季陸)||25 April 1952||1 June 1954||767||Kuomintang||Chen Cheng I|
|8||Wang Teh-pu (王德溥)||1 June 1954||27 March 1958||1395||Kuomintang||Yu Hung-chun|
|9||Tien Chiung-chin (田炯錦)||27 March 1958||1 June 1960||797||Kuomintang||Yu Hung-chun|
Chen Cheng II
|10||Lien Chen-tung (連震東)||1 June 1960||3 June 1966||2193||Kuomintang||Chen Cheng II|
|11||Hsu Ching-chung (徐慶鐘)||3 June 1966||1 June 1972||2190||Kuomintang||Yen Chia-kan|
|12||Lin Chin-sheng (林金生)||1 June 1972||11 June 1976||1471||Kuomintang||Chiang Ching-kuo|
|13||Chang Feng-hsu (張豐緒)||11 June 1976||1 June 1978||720||Kuomintang||Chiang Ching-kuo|
|14||Chiu Chuang-huan (邱創煥)||1 June 1978||1 December 1981||1279||Kuomintang||Sun Yun-suan|
|15||Lin Yang-kang (林洋港)||1 December 1981||1 June 1984||913||Kuomintang||Sun Yun-suan|
|16||Wu Po-hsiung (吳伯雄)||1 June 1984||22 July 1988||1512||Kuomintang||Yu Kuo-hua|
|17||Hsu Shui-teh (許水德)||22 July 1988||1 June 1991||1044||Kuomintang||Yu Kuo-hua|
|18||Wu Po-hsiung (吳伯雄)||1 June 1991||15 December 1994||1293||Kuomintang||Hau Pei-tsun|
|19||Huang Kun-huei (黃昆輝)||15 December 1994||10 June 1996||543||Kuomintang||Lien Chan|
|20||Lin Fong-cheng (林豐正)||10 June 1996||15 May 1997||339||Kuomintang||Lien Chan|
|21||Yeh Chin-fong (葉金鳳)||15 May 1997||5 February 1998||266||Kuomintang||Lien Chan|
|22||Huang Chu-wen (黃主文)||5 February 1998||20 May 2000||835||Kuomintang||Vincent Siew|
|23||Chang Po-ya (張博雅)||20 May 2000||1 February 2002||622||Independent||Tang Fei|
|24||Yu Cheng-hsien (余政憲)||1 February 2002||9 April 2004||798||Democratic Progressive Party||Yu Shyi-kun|
|25||Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全)||9 April 2004||25 January 2006||656||Democratic Progressive Party||Yu Shyi-kun|
|26||Lee I-yang (李逸洋)||25 January 2006||20 May 2008||846||Democratic Progressive Party||Su Tseng-chang I|
|27||Liao Liou-yi (廖了以)||20 May 2008||10 September 2009||478||Kuomintang||Liu Chao-shiuan|
|28||Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺)||10 September 2009||6 February 2012||879||Independent
|29||Lee Hong-yuan (李鴻源)||6 February 2012||3 March 2014||756||People First Party
|30||Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁)||3 March 2014||20 May 2016||809||Kuomintang||Jiang Yi-huah|
|31||Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮)||20 May 2016||15 July 2018||786||Democratic Progressive Party||Lin Chuan|
|32||Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇)||16 July 2018||Incumbent||1029||Democratic Progressive Party||William Lai|
Su Tseng-chang II
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