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ENFORCEMENT DECREE OF THE SCIENCES PROMOTION ACT

Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23521, Jan. 20, 2012

Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 27417, Aug. 2, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27613, Nov. 29, 2016

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Decree is to provide for matters delegated by the Sciences Promotion Act and other matters necessary for the enforcement thereof.
 Article 2 (Standards for Research Institutes)
"Research institutes that meet standards prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as research-related human resources and facilities" in subparagraph 3 (d) of Article 2 of the Sciences Promotion Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Act") means domestic or foreign research institutes having at least three full-time staff members who take full charge of research with at least three years of research experience in the relevant research fields and research facilities.
 Article 3 (Promotion, etc. of Science Support Projects)
(1) The Minister of Education may request cooperation from the relevant central administrative agencies and local governments if necessary to formulate policies for promoting sciences pursuant to Article 4 of the Act and to promote science support projects pursuant to Article 5 of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) In order to efficiently promote science support projects referred to in Article 5 of the Act, the Minister of Education shall encourage mutual cooperation and connections between colleges, research institutes and academic societies (hereinafter referred to as "college, etc."). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 4 (Provision, Use and Management of Contributions)
(1) When the Minister of Education provides a contribution to an institution or organization to which he/she entrusts a science support project pursuant to Article 5 (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "specialized institution"), he/she may provide it in a lump sum or in installments, considering the progress, etc. of the science support project. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The head of each specialized institution shall manage contributions by keeping a separate account.
(3) Each specialized institution shall use contributions for the following purposes related to science support projects, as stipulated by the Minister of Education: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Labor costs, such as internal labor costs and external labor costs;
2. Direct costs, such as costs for research equipment and materials, research activity costs and research allowances;
3. Indirect costs, such as personnel support costs, research support costs and costs for utilization of outcomes;
4. Entrusted research and development costs;
5. Other expenses incurred in performing science support projects.
(4) When a specialized institution uses a contribution for any purpose other than those prescribed in the subparagraphs of paragraph (3) without a justifiable ground, the Minister of Education shall recover an amount of money equivalent thereto. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(5) The Minister of Education shall pay money recovered pursuant to paragraph (4) to the National Treasury. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 5 (Announcements of, and Applications for Science Support Projects)
(1) When the Minister of Education selects persons eligible for science support pursuant to Article 6 (1) of the Act, he/she shall announce detailed plans which include the following matters for each science support project for at least 30 days: Provided, That he/she may choose not to announce such detailed plans for any field that is likely to affect national security or society and the economy: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Objectives, details and period of the relevant science support project;
2. Qualifications for applying for the relevant science support project;
3. Procedures and schedule for selecting persons eligible for science support;
4. Procedures, criteria, etc. for deliberation on and evaluation of selection of persons eligible for science support.
(2) Any person who intends to apply for a science support project shall submit a scientific activity plan which includes the following matters to the Minister of Education: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Necessity of the scientific activity;
2. Objectives and details of the scientific activity;
3. Strategies, methods and systems of promoting the scientific activity;
4. Expected outcomes and plans to utilize outcomes of the scientific activity;
5. A list of persons to perform the scientific activity, and a statement of science support project funds referred to in Article 6 (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "project funds").
 Article 6 (Selection of Persons Eligible for Science Support)
(1) The Minister of Education shall organize and operate a selection evaluation team comprised of experts in relevant fields to select persons eligible for science support. In such cases, he/she shall include a reasonable number of experts in the selection evaluation team to maintain expertise in evaluation, and exclude interested persons from involvement in evaluation to secure fairness of evaluation. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) When the Minister of Education selects persons eligible for science support, he/she shall take into account balanced development and ensuring diversity of sciences, in addition to research capabilities and excellence of research plans. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The Minister of Education shall announce the results of selection of persons eligible for science support via the Ministry’s Internet web-site, etc., including a list of members of the evaluation committee and comprehensive evaluation opinions of the selection evaluation team (excluding scores and opinions of each member of the evaluation committee). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) Any objection may be filed against the results of selection of persons eligible for science support, pursuant to Article 21 of the Act.
 Article 7 (Agreements)
(1) The Minister of Education shall enter into an agreement which includes the following matters, with the head of a college, etc. or researcher selected as a person eligible for science support within one month from the date the results of selection of persons eligible for science support are announced: Provided, That he/she may enter into a multiple-year agreement with respect to a continuous support project to be promoted for a long term not exceeding ten years: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Scientific activity plans;
2. Matters concerning provision, use and management of project funds;
3. Matters concerning reporting on and evaluation of outcomes of scientific activities;
4. Matters concerning reversion and utilization of outcomes of scientific activities;
5. Matters concerning consent to collection and utilization of scientific activity-related information, such as scientific activity plans, research reports, outcomes of research, and participating personnel;
6. Measures to ensure observance of research ethics and to prevent research misconduct;
7. Matters concerning amendment and termination of agreements;
8. Measures to be taken in relation to breach of agreements;
9. Other matters necessary for scientific activities.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the Minister of Education may enter into an agreement that does not include the matters in the subparagraphs of paragraph (1), depending on the nature of the relevant science support project, other than the performance of research tasks, such as symposiums, scientific exchanges and cooperation, distribution of good books, training of human resources, and facility, equipment and material aid programs. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the Minister of Education may enter into an agreement with the heads of specialized institutions en bloc or promote a science support project by approving the science support project plans of the heads of such specialized institutions. In such cases, the heads of the specialized institutions shall enter into an agreement individually with the heads of colleges, etc. or with researchers. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) When any of the following arises, the Minister of Education may amend an agreement, as stipulated in the agreement: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. When the Minister of Education deems it necessary to amend the agreement, in consideration of budgetary conditions, etc.;
2. When the head of a college, etc. or a researcher requests amendment of the agreement, such as inclusion of a scientific activity plan;
3. When the Minister of Education deems it necessary to amend the agreement of a continuous support project as a result of interim evaluation conducted under the latter part of Article 10 (1).
(5) When any of the following arises, the Minister of Education may terminate an agreement: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. When a researcher or a college, etc. ceases to perform the relevant scientific activity;
2. When a researcher or a college, etc. violates any important matters agreed;
3. When it is impractical to expect any outcome due to substantial delay in the relevant scientific activity;
4. When a researcher, college, etc. is deemed unable to complete the relevant scientific activity;
5. When the necessity to continue a scientific activity vanishes, for the objectives of the scientific activity are achieved by another scientific activity;
6. When a measure to suspend support is taken with respect to a continuous support project, as a result of interim evaluation conducted under the latter part of Article 10 (1);
7. When the Minister of Education deems it impossible to continue to perform a scientific activity, for it is found to be research misconduct.
(6) When the Minister of Education has amended or terminated an agreement pursuant to paragraph (4) or paragraph (5), he/she shall notify the head of the relevant college, etc. or the relevant researcher thereof without delay. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(7) Except as otherwise expressly prescribed in paragraphs (1) through (6), the Minister of Education shall determine matters necessary for entering into, amending and terminating agreements. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 8 (Provision of Project Funds)
(1) Project funds shall consist of labor cost, direct cost, indirect cost, etc., and the Minister of Education shall determine criteria for appropriation of each cost by item. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Education may provide project funds in a lump sum or in installments, considering the size of scientific activities, financial conditions of the Government, etc. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 9 (Reporting on Outcomes)
(1) The head of each college, etc. or researcher provided with project funds shall report the relevant outcomes to the Minister of Education by the deadline determined by the Minister of Education pursuant to Article 6 (3) of the Act: Provided, That the Minister of Education may exempt from or postpone such reporting when a researcher dies, or when a natural disaster occurs or any other special circumstance arises under which scientific activities cannot be performed normally. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The following documents shall be submitted along with reports on outcomes referred to in paragraph (1): Provided, That if separate standards are determined in the detailed project action plan, such standards shall be complied with:
1. A report on the outcomes of scientific activities;
2. A summary of scientific activities;
3. A report summarizing the outcomes of scientific activities;
4. A statement of settlement of execution of project funds;
5. Data input, such as achievements, outcomes, etc. of scientific activities;
6. Other outcomes stipulated in the relevant agreement.
(3) The head of any college, etc. or any researcher who has entered into a multiple-year agreement pursuant to the proviso to Article 7 (1) shall make an interim report.
 Article 10 (Evaluation of Outcomes)
(1) In order to enhance the efficiency of science support projects through managing outcomes and objectives of scientific activities, encouraging utilization of outcomes, etc., the Minister of Education may evaluate the outcomes of scientific activities. In such cases, he/she may conduct an interim evaluation, as stipulated in the relevant agreement. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Education shall operate an evaluation team comprised of experts in the relevant field to conduct evaluations. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The Minister of Education shall, without delay, notify the heads of colleges, etc. or researchers of the findings from evaluation. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) Any objection may be filed against the findings from evaluation under paragraph (3), pursuant to Article 21 of the Act.
(5) The Minister of Education may prepare follow-up measures for outstanding scientific activities based on the findings from evaluation, such as support for commercializing the outcomes of such scientific activities, as stipulated in the relevant agreement. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(6) The Minister of Education shall determine matters concerning the composition and operation of an evaluation team, follow-up measures, and other matters necessary for evaluation. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 11 (Support for Scientific Exchanges in Korea and in Foreign Nations)
(1) Any teaching staff of colleges or any researcher of research institutes or academic societies who intends to perform scientific exchange activities in another Korean college, etc. with a Government subsidy for at least six months shall file an application with the Minister of Education after obtaining a written recommendation from the head of the affiliated institution. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Any teaching staff of colleges who intends to perform scientific exchange activities in any foreign college or research institute with a Government subsidy for at least six months shall file an application with the Minister of Education after obtaining the consent of the head of the relevant foreign college or research institute and a written recommendation from the head of the affiliated college. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) When the Minister of Education receives an application filed under paragraphs (1) and (2), he/she shall determine as to provision of project funds, amounts to be paid, etc. in consideration of capabilities, plans, etc. to perform the scientific exchange activities and notify the applicant thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) Any teaching staff selected as a person eligible for scientific exchange activities in foreign nations shall cooperate in the collection or management of scientific information pursuant to Article 14 of the Act, and no head of the relevant college shall give disadvantageous treatment to such teaching staff in terms of status and salary by reason of the scientific exchange activities in foreign nations.
 Article 12 (Preparation of Standard Academic Classification System)
(1) When the Minister of Education establishes the standard academic classification system pursuant to Article 12 of the Act, he/she shall formulate and announce a plan therefor in advance. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Education may request the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies to cooperate in establishing the standard academic classification system. In such cases, the heads of such relevant central administrative agencies shall comply with such request except in extenuating circumstances. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The Minister of Education shall prepare, determine and announce the standard academic classification system and shall utilize it for the systematic and balanced development of sciences when promoting science support projects. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 13 (Designation, etc. of Institutions to be Fully in Charge of Studies by Field)
(1) The Minister of Education may designate institutions to be fully in charge of studies by field referred to in Article 12 (3) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "institution to be fully in charge of studies by field") among the institutions or organizations referred to in the subparagraphs of Article 5 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) When the Minister of Education designates an institution to be fully in charge of studies by field, he/she shall enter into an agreement which includes the following with such institution:<Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Matters concerning the details and scope of business affairs;
2. Matters concerning the period for conducting business affairs;
3. Matters concerning reporting on the results of conducting business affairs;
4. Matters concerning amendment, termination and measures for breach of agreement;
5. Matters concerning revocation of designation;
6. Other matters necessary for conducting business affairs.
(3) When the Minister of Education designates an institution to be fully in charge of studies by field, he/she shall announce such fact via the Ministry’s Internet web-site. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) The Minister of Education may require institutions to be fully in charge of studies by field to formulae and submit detailed business plans, such as the management of the standard academic classification system, and budget plans. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(5) Except as otherwise expressly prescribed in paragraphs (1) through (4), the Minister of Education shall determine matters necessary for the designation, operation, etc. of institutions to be fully in charge of studies by field. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 14 (Designation, etc. of Institutions Specialized in Management and Affiliate Institutions)
(1) The Minister of Education may designate institutions specialized in management and affiliate institutions among the institutions or organizations referred to in the subparagraphs of Article 5 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Article 13 (2) through (5) shall apply mutatis mutandis to institutions specialized in management and affiliate institutions designated pursuant to paragraph (1).
 Article 15 (Establishment, etc. of Guidelines for Research Ethics)
(1) The Minister of Education shall establish guidelines for research ethics referred to in Article 15 (1) of the Act, which include the following matters. In such cases, the Minister of Education shall hear the opinions of colleges, etc.: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. What constitutes research misconduct;
2. Establishment of advisory organizations for policies on research ethics, etc.;
3. Education on research ethics;
4. Matters concerning enactment and enforcement of autonomous research ethics regulations of colleges, etc.;
5. Matters concerning verification of research misconduct;
6. Matters concerning handling of research misconduct.
(2) The Minister of Education may request cooperation from the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies if necessary to efficiently enforce policies to ensure research ethics. In such cases, the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies shall comply with such request except in extenuating circumstances. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 16 (Support to Ensure Research Ethics)
The Minister of Education may fully or partially subsidize the following expenses for colleges, etc. pursuant to Article 15 (2) of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Expenses incurred in operating an exclusive division to strengthen research ethics;
2. Expenses incurred in performing projects to educate on research ethics and to spread the culture of research ethics;
3. Other expenses incurred in performing various projects to prevent research misconduct.
 Article 17 (Measures to be Taken by Colleges, etc.)
(1) Colleges, etc. provided with project funds shall formulate autonomous research ethics regulations, that include plans for the prevention and verification of, and sanctions against research misconduct, following the guidelines for research ethics referred to in Article 15 (1), and verify any activity suspected of involving research misconduct, and notify the Minister of Education of the results thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Education may inspect whether the heads of colleges, etc. provided with project funds formulate and effectively implement autonomous research ethics regulations. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 18 (Management and Utilization of Intellectual Property Rights)
(1) When the Minister of Education grants project funds, he/she shall determine whether to revert the intellectual property rights in the outcomes of research to the State in consultation with the persons eligible for project funds unless such intellectual property rights revert to the State under other statutes. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Education may grant project funds which include costs for the acquisition of intellectual property rights in the outcomes of research. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 19 (Management of Project Funds)
(1) When the head of any college, etc. establishes an industry-academic cooperation team referred to in Article 25 of the Industrial Education Enhancement and Industry-Academia-Research Cooperation Promotion Act pursuant to Article 17 (2) of the Act, he/she shall designate it as a department in charge of the management of project funds, and designate a department in charge of the management of project funds among departments concerning research assistance or research management if he/she does not establish such industry-academic cooperation team.
(2) The Minister of Education may investigate the actual use and management of project funds, and researchers and heads of colleges, etc. shall actively cooperate with the Minister of Education to smoothly conduct investigations of actual conditions. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The Minister of Education shall determine matters concerning reporting on the records of use of and settlement of project funds, recover of project funds, investigation of actual conditions of use and management of project funds and other matters necessary for the management of project funds. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 19-2 (Criteria for Recovering Project Funds)
The criteria for recovering project funds under Article 19 (1) and (2) shall be as prescribed in attached Table 1.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27613, Nov. 29, 2016]
 Article 20 (Periods for Exclusion from Selection of Persons Eligible for Science Support)
Periods during which the head of a college, etc. or a researcher is excluded from the selection of persons eligible for science support on each ground referred to in Article 20 (1) of the Act are classified as follows:
1. When he/she or it obtains project funds by fraudulent or other illegal means: Five years;
2. When he/she or it ceases to perform research without any justifiable ground: Three years;
3. When he/she or it uses project funds for any purpose other than the original purpose of the project funds:
(a) Embezzlement, defraudation or misappropriation of project funds: from three years to not exceeding five years;
(b) Intentional fraudulent execution of project funds: From two years to not exceeding three years;
(c) Temporary diversion of project funds for other purposes: Not more than two years;
4. When he/she or it breaches an agreement referred to in Article 6 (2) of the Act: One year;
5. When he/she or it fails to report an outcome referred to in Article 6 (3) of the Act: From two years to not exceeding five years.
 Article 20-2 (Criteria, etc. for Imposing Additional Monetary Sanction)
(1) The criteria for imposing additional monetary sanctions (hereinafter referred
to as “additional monetary sanction”) under Article 20-2 (1) of the Act shall be as prescribed in attached Table 1-2. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27613, Nov. 29, 2016>
(2) “Cases prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 20-2 (1) of the Act means cases falling under any of the following:
1. Where the Minister of Education deems that amount was spent for purposes other than research by non-gross negligence or in error. In such cases, deliberation by the sanctions review team under Article 21 (1) shall be conducted;
2. Where the amount spent for purposes other than research falls short of the following amounts: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where the amount spent for purposes other than research has been spent in students’ labor costs:
a. Where the total project amount is ten million won or higher: One million won;
b. Where the total project amount is less than ten million won: An amount equal to 1/10 of the total project amount.
(3) “Cases prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 20-2 (1) 2 of the Act means where the costs of imposing and collecting additional monetary sanctions are greater than the additional monetary sanctions to be imposed and collected.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27417, Aug. 2, 2016]
 Article 20-3 (Imposition, Payment, etc. of Additional Monetary Sanctions)
(1) Where the Minister of Education intends to impose additional monetary sanctions pursuant to Article 20-2 (1) of the Act, he/she shall give a notice in writing, clearly stating the type of violations and the amount of additional monetary sanctions.
(2) The person who receives a notice under paragraph (1) shall pay the additional monetary sanction to the collection agency determined by the Minister of Education within 30 days of receipt of the notice: Provided, That where he/she is unable to pay the additional monetary sanction within such period due to unavoidable causes such as Act of God, wars or incidents, the payment shall be made within seven days of the date the cause ceases to exist.
(3) The collection agency that receives the additional monetary sanction pursuant to paragraph (2) shall issue a receipt to the payer of the additional monetary sanction, and shall notify the Minister of Education of such fact without delay.
(4) The additional dues under Article 20-2 (3) of the Act shall be an amount equal to 3/100 of the amount of the additional monetary sanction in arrear: Provided, That where the payment is made within one week after the deadline for payment expires, the amount shall equal to 1/100 of the additional monetary sanction in arrear.
(5) The request for payment under Article 20-2 (4) of the Act shall be made in writing within 15 days after the deadline for payment expires under paragraph (2), clearly stating each of the following matters:
1. The amounts of additional monetary sanctions in arrear, and additional dues;
2. Deadline for payment (which shall be within ten days from the issuance of a written request for payment);
3. Place for payment;
4. A statement that failure to make payments by the deadline will result in involuntary collection.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27417, Aug. 2, 2016]
 Article 21 (Organization and Operation of Sanctions Review Team)
(1) The Minister of Education shall organize and operate a sanctions review team to deliberate on each of the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27417, Aug. 2, 2016>
1. Recovery of project funds under Article 19 of the Act;
2. Exclusion from selection of persons eligible for science support under Article 20 of the Act;
3. Imposition of additional monetary sanctions under Article 20-2 of the Act;
4. Imposition of administrative fines under Article 23 of the Act.
(2) The Minister of Education may authorize the heads of specialized institutions to perform duties concerning the organization and operation of the sanctions review team referred to in paragraph (1) on his/her behalf. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 22 (Procedures for, Period of Handling, etc. of Objections)
(1) Any person who intends to file an objection pursuant to Article 21 (1) of the Act shall submit an application stating the objects and details of, grounds for the objection, to the Minister of Education, accompanied by documents necessary for verifying the grounds for or details of such objection. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) When an application and relevant documents filed under paragraph (1) are incomplete, the Minister of Education may require the relevant applicant to supplement them within a fixed period. In this regard, the period for supplementing documents (including the date a written order for supplementation is issued and the date the supplemented documents arrive at the Ministry of Education) shall be disregarded in the calculation of the period referred to in Article 21 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 23 (Criteria for Imposition of Administrative Fine)
The criteria for imposition of administrative fines under Article 23 (1) of the Act shall be as prescribed in attached Table 2.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27417, Aug. 2, 2016]
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 22, 2012.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures)
Any person provided with research funds under the former Enforcement Decree of the Sciences Promotion and Credit Guarantee, etc. for Students Loans Act as at the time this Decree enters into force shall be deemed provided with project funds under this Decree.
Article 3 Omitted.
Article 4 (Relationship with other Statutes)
A citation of the former Enforcement Decree of the Sciences Promotion and Credit Guarantee, etc. for Students Loans Act or any provision thereof in other statues as at the time this Decree enters into force shall be deemed a citation of this Decree or the corresponding provision of this Decree in lieu of the former provision, if such corresponding provision exists herein.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24423, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 27417, Aug. 2, 2016>
This Decree shall enter into force on August 4, 2016.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 27613, Nov. 29, 2016>
This Decree shall enter into force on November 30, 2016.