Executive Yuan

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Executive Yuan of the
Republic of China
中華民國行政院
Zhōnghuá Mínguó Xíngzhèng Yuàn
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Executive Yuan logo
Agency overview
Formed 25 October 1928 (Mainland China)
25 October 1945 (Taiwan)
Dissolved 1 October 1949 (Mainland China only)
Superseding agency Central People's Government (Mainland China)
Jurisdiction Republic of China
Headquarters No. 1, ZhongXiao E. Rd., Zhongzheng District, Taipei
Employees 407
Agency executives Lai Ching-te, President[1]
Shih Jun-ji, Vice President
Chuo Rung-tai, Secretary-General
Ho Pei-shan, Sung Yu-hsieh, Deputy Secretary-General[2]
Website
www.ey.gov.tw
Executive Yuan
Chinese 行政院
Literal meaning Executive Court

The Executive Yuan (EY; Chinese: 行政院; pinyin: Xíngzhèng Yuàn; Wade–Giles: Hsing2-cheng4 Yüan4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Hêng-chèng Īⁿ) is the executive branch of the government of the Republic of China (ROC).

Organization and structure[change | change source]

Executive Yuan in Mainland China (1928-1949)
Premier Jiang Yi-huah and Executive Yuan Ministers

It is led by the Premier of the ROC. It has a Vice-Premier and eleven cabinet ministers. It also has from five to nine ministers without portfolio as its members. The vice premier, ministers, and chairpersons are chosen by the President of the ROC. This is on the recommendation of the premier.[3]

It was started in 1948. The EY is one of the five branches of government of the ROC under their constitution.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mao Chi-kuo named as premier (update)". focustaiwan.tw.
  2. "Taiwan retains most Cabinet members in reshuffle". focustaiwan.tw.
  3. "Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan)-Structure & Functions". Executive Yuan of the Republic of China. Retrieved 10 June 2014.

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