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Last amended by the College of Law, National University of Kaohsiung, according to the decision content of the College’s Faculty Meeting on 10 Jun. 2010

Article 1
For the purpose of increasing the level of academic research in law and politics, the College of Law (hereinafter, the College), National University of Kaohsiung publishes the National University of Kaohsiung Law Journal (hereinafter, NUK Law Journal) and establishes the editorial board of NUK Law Journal (hereinafter, the editorial board).

Article 2
The editorial board consists of the editor-in-chief, the executive editor and the editorial members; the formation is as follows.

(1) The editor-in-chief should be mutually selected from among the internal editorial members, the term is 3 years, but he/she may be eligible for re-election.

(2) The executive editor should be selected by the editor-in-chief from among the College’s full-time professors and associate professors.

(3) The editorial members’ committee comprises the internal and external members, and the selection process is as follows:

(a) The internal members shall be respectively elected from among all departments of the College’s full-time professors and associate professors; each department should elect one member, the term is 3 years, but he/she may be eligible for re-election.

(b) The external members should consist of 11 to 14 persons, invited by the editor-in-chief from external specialists and scholars, who have served as full-time professors or associate professors at universities or independent colleges. After the selected persons of editor-in-chief, executive editor and
editorial member have been reported to the College’s Faculty Meeting for reference, the letters of appointment will be issued.

Article 3
The organization and the functions of the editorial board are as follows:

(1) The editor-in-chief (one person), who comprehensively deals with editing and examining manuscripts, collecting the editorial members’ opinions, selecting the reviewers, and any other publishing matters concerned.

(2) The executive editor (one person), who is in charge of editing matters concerned.

(3) The editorial members (13 to 17 persons), who contribute to reviewing manuscripts, recommending reviewers and providing opinions.

Article 4
The editorial board shall be convened regularly and be in charge of all the arrangement of inviting contributions, publishing, funding, and issuing of NUK Law Journal.

Article 5
The rules herein and the amendments thereto take effect upon the ratification by the College’s Faculty Meeting.