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ORGANIZATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA NATIONAL RED CROSS ACT

Wholly Amended by Act No. 3988, Dec. 4, 1987

Amended by Act No. 4268, Dec. 27, 1990

Act No. 4727, Jan. 7, 1994

Act No. 5454, Dec. 13, 1997

Act No. 5608, Dec. 30, 1998

Act No. 6400, Jan. 29, 2001

Act No. 6728, Aug. 26, 2002

Act No. 7428, Mar. 31, 2005

Act No. 8248, Jan. 19, 2007

Act No. 8642, Oct. 17, 2007

Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008

Act No. 9029, Mar. 28, 2008

Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012

Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013

Act No. 12844, Nov. 19, 2014

Act No. 13648, Dec. 29, 2015

Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to realize humanitarianism, which is the ideal of the Red Cross, and to contribute to the world peace and welfare of human beings by prescribing the general outline concerning the organization and affairs of the Republic of Korea National Red Cross and promoting the smooth performance of the Red Cross activities, based on the spirit of the Geneva Convention and the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 2 (Juristic Personality)
The Republic of Korea National Red Cross (hereinafter referred to as the "Red Cross") shall be a juristic person.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 3 (Registration)
The provisions governing the registration of an incorporated association in the Civil Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to the registration of the Red Cross.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 4 (Office)
(1) The location of the principal office of the Red Cross shall be prescribed by its articles of incorporation.
(2) The Red Cross may establish its branches wherever necessary, as prescribed by its articles of incorporation.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 5 (Articles of Incorporation)
(1) The following matters shall be included in the articles of incorporation of the Red Cross:
1. Purpose;
2. Name;
3. Matters concerning the location of the principal office and the establishment of branches;
4. Matters concerning the National General Assembly of Representatives, the Central Committee and the Steering Committee under Article 9;
5. Matters concerning the executives;
6. Matters concerning the internal organization;
7. Matters concerning the types of members and membership fees;
8. Matters concerning assets and accounting;
9. Matters concerning affairs and the execution thereof;
10. Matters concerning methods of making official announcements;
11. Matters concerning the amendment of the articles of incorporation;
12. Other matters necessary for the operation of the Red Cross.
(2) Where the Red Cross intends to amend its articles of incorporation, it shall obtain approval from the Minister of Health and Welfare.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 6 (Members)
(1) Any person who resides in the Republic of Korea may become a member of the Red Cross, regardless of gender, nationality, religion or political beliefs.
(2) Any juristic person or an organization established under Acts of the Republic of Korea may become a member of the Red Cross. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13648, Dec. 29, 2015>
(3) Members of the Red Cross shall pay membership fees. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13648, Dec. 29, 2015>
(4) The Red Cross may conduct a campaign to recruit members and collect membership fees from individuals, business entities, juristic persons, organizations, etc. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13648, Dec. 29, 2015>
(5) Members shall have the rights and duties as members, as prescribed by the articles of incorporation. <Amended by Act No. 13648, Dec. 29, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 7 (Activities)
The Red Cross shall perform the following activities in order to achieve the purpose referred to in Article 1:
1. Relief of prisoners of war and victims of armed conflicts based on the spirit of the Geneva Convention;
2. Medical treatment and relief of the war wounded, as an auxiliary military medical institution, during the war;
3. Relief of persons who have experienced serious disasters, such as flood, fire, famine and virulent infectious diseases;
4. Medical services (including nursing service and blood service), emergency relief, volunteering, reunions of separated families, the Red Cross Youth activities, relevant educational activities and other activities concerning the national public health and social welfare;
5. Dissemination of the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and the International Humanitarian Law;
6. International cooperation for the performance of the Red Cross activities;
7. Other activities incidental to those specified in subparagraphs 1 through 6.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 8 (Requesting State and Local Governments to Provide Data, etc.)
(1) The Red Cross may request the State and local governments to provide data necessary for the operation of the Red Cross, member recruitment and membership-fee collection pursuant to Article 6 (4), and the ensuing issuance of donation receipts. <Amended by Act No. 13648, Dec. 29, 2015>
(2) The specific scope of necessary data prescribed in Article 1 shall be decided by Presidential Decree. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13648, Dec. 29, 2015>
(3) The State and local governments which have been requested to submit data pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) shall comply therewith, except in extenuating circumstances. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13648, Dec. 29, 2015>
(4) Where the Red Cross makes a request relating to the performance of its activities, the State and local governments may provide cooperation.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER II STATUTORY BODIES
 Article 9 (Statutory Bodies)
The Red Cross shall establish the following statutory bodies:
1. The National General Assembly of Representatives;
2. The Central Committee;
3. The Steering Committee.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 10 (National General Assembly of Representatives)
(1) The Red Cross shall establish the National General Assembly of Representatives in order to take charge of the following matters: <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
1. Election of the members of the Central Committee under Article 11;
2. Approval for matters concerning a business plan and budget;
3. Deliberation on important matters submitted to the National General Assembly of Representatives by the President of the Red Cross.
(2) The National General Assembly of Representatives shall be comprised of the President of the Red Cross and the representatives appointed or elected pursuant to the following subparagraphs, from among the members of the Red Cross: <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
1. Eight persons commissioned by the President of the Republic of Korea;
2. Twelve persons commissioned by the National Assembly;
3. Two persons, each commissioned separately by the Mayor of a Special Metropolitan City, the Mayor of each Metropolitan City, the Mayor of each Metropolitan Autonomous City, and the Governor of a Do or Special Self-Governing Province;
4. Six persons, elected by each Red Cross branch in each Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do or Special Self-Governing Province, as prescribed by the articles of incorporation.
(3) The term of office of representatives shall be three years.
(4) The President of the Red Cross shall convene the National General Assembly of Representatives at least once every year, as prescribed by its articles of incorporation: Provided, That he/she shall convene the National General Assembly of Representatives when requested by at least one-third of the representatives. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 11 (Central Committee)
(1) The Red Cross shall establish the Central Committee in order to deliberate and pass resolutions on the following matters: <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
1. Amendment of the articles of incorporation;
2. Election of members of the Steering Committee under Article 12;
3. Election of executives;
4. Recruitment of members and receipt of membership fees;
5. Organization of the Red Cross;
6. A business plan and budget;
7. Business performance and settlement of accounts;
8. Acquisition and disposal of real estate and borrowing of funds;
9. Other matters submitted to the National General Assembly of Representatives by the President of the Red Cross.
(2) The Central Committee shall be comprised of 29 members including the President, and the following persons shall become its members: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
1. Nineteen persons elected by the National General Assembly of Representatives;
2. The Minister of Strategy and Finance, the Minister of Education, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Unification, the Minister of Justice, the Minister of National Defense, the Minister of the Interior and Safety, and the Minister of Health and Welfare.
(3) The term of office of members under paragraph (2) 1 shall be three years.
(4) The President of the Red Cross shall convene meetings of the Central Committee at least once every year, as prescribed by the articles of incorporation: Provided, That he/she shall convene meetings when requested by at least one-third of the members of the Central Committee. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 12 (Steering Committee)
(1) The Red Cross shall establish the Steering Committee in order to conduct the following affairs:
1. Deliberation and resolutions on a matter which has been delegated by Central Committee and which is impracticable to be passed by the Central Committee due to its urgency;
2. Prior deliberation on matters concerning a business plan and budget and matters concerning business performance and settlement of accounts, from among matters which the Central Committee shall deliberate on and resolve.
(2) The Steering Committee shall be comprised of seven members including the President of the Red Cross; four persons elected by the Central Committee from among its members, the Minister of the Interior and Safety, and the Minister of Health and Welfare shall become members. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
(3) The Steering Committee shall report matters on which it has passed resolutions to the Central Committee.
(4) The President of the Red Cross shall convene meetings of the Steering Committee. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 13 (Quorum, etc.)
(1) The President of the Red Cross shall be the Chairperson of the National General Assembly of Representatives, the Central Committee, and the Steering Committee, and shall exert overall control over affairs of these statutory bodies. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
(2) The National General Assembly of Representatives, the Central Committee, and the Steering Committee shall open their meetings with a majority of the incumbent representatives or incumbent members present, and pass resolutions with the concurring vote of at least a majority of the representatives or members present.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER III EXECUTIVE ORGAN
 Article 14 (Honorary President and Honorary Vice President)
(1) The Red Cross shall have one Honorary President and one Honorary Vice President. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
(2) The President and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea shall be the Honorary President and the Honorary Vice President, respectively. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 15 (Executives and Advisor)
(1) One President, two Vice Presidents and one Financial Supervisor shall be executives, and one Legal Advisor shall serve as an advisor for the Red Cross. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
(2) The executives and advisor shall serve full time or part time, as prescribed by its articles of incorporation.
(3) The executives and advisor shall be elected by the Central Committee: Provided, That the President of the Red Cross shall be elected by the Central Committee and ratified by the President of the Republic of Korea. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 16 (Terms of Office of Executives and Advisor)
The term of office of the President of the Red Cross shall be three years, and that of other executives and an advisor shall be two years. The term of office may be renewed only once. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 17 (Duties of Executives and Advisor)
(1) The President shall represent the Red Cross and exert overall control over its affairs. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
(2) The Vice Presidents shall assist the President of the Red Cross, and where the President is unable to perform his/her duties due to unavoidable reasons, they shall perform his/her duties on his/her behalf in the order of prior designation. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
(3) The Financial Supervisor shall supervise the financial management of the Red Cross and shall submit his/her opinion thereon to the Central Committee.
(4) The Legal Advisor shall provide advice and counsel as requested relating to all legal affairs of the Red Cross.
(5) Executives and an advisor may attend meetings of the National General Assembly of Representatives, the Central Committee, and the Steering Committee, and may state their opinions.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 18 (Disqualification of Executives)
Neither of the following persons shall become an executive of the Red Cross: <Amended by Act No. 13648, Dec. 29, 2015>
1. A person under adult guardianship or a person under limited guardianship;
2. A person who was declared bankrupt, but has not been reinstated;
3. A person in whose case two years have not passed since his/her imprisonment without labor or greater punishment declared by a court was completely executed or exempt;
4. A person whose qualification has been forfeit or suspended according to a ruling by a court or other Acts.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 19 (Secretariat)
(1) The Secretariat shall be established in order to conduct affairs of the Red Cross.
(2) A Secretary General shall be assigned to the Secretariat, and he/she shall take charge of affairs of the Red Cross and lead and supervise employees belonging thereto under the direction of the President of the Red Cross. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
(3) The Secretary General shall be appointed by the President and approved by the Central Committee. <Amended by Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER IV FINANCE
 Article 20 (Fiscal Year)
The fiscal year of the Red Cross shall coincide with that of the Government.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 21 (Submission, etc. of Business Plans)
(1) The Red Cross shall prepare and submit a business plan and budget proposal for each fiscal year to the Minister of Health and Welfare following deliberation by the Steering Committee and resolution by the Central Committee and after obtaining approval from the National General Assembly of Representatives one month before the relevant fiscal year begins. The same shall also apply to any modification of such business plan and budget proposal.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (1), in cases of activities which the Red Cross performs by receiving subsidies or taking out loans for all or some of funds (including the fund managed by the State or a local government) or the budget or an activity, it shall obtain approval for a business plan from the competent Minister or the head of a local government. The same shall also apply to any modification of such plan.
(3) The Red Cross shall submit a statement of revenues and expenditures along with an audit report issued by a certified public accountant registered pursuant to Article 7 of the Certified Public Accountant Act or an accounting firm registered pursuant to Article 24 of the aforementioned Act, following deliberation by the Steering Committee and resolution by the Central Committee to the National Assembly and the Minister of Health and Welfare within three months after each fiscal year ends.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 22 (Resources Mobilization for Activities)
(1) Expenses incurred in relation to the operation and activities of the Red Cross shall be covered by membership fees, subsidies from the State or local governments, earnings from profit-making activities, and other incomes.
(2) Where the Red Cross provides health care services under the subparagraphs of Article 7 (1) of the Public Health and Medical Services Act, the State and local governments may provide financial support to help the Red Cross to cover the expenses incurred in providing such services, such as the expansion of relevant facilities and equipment.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 22-2 (Acquisition of Fundamental Property)
Where the Red Cross intends to acquire, purchase and sell, donate, exchange, or rent fundamental property prescribed by the articles of incorporation or offer such fundamental property as security, it shall obtain authorization therefor from the Minister of Health and Welfare.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 23 (Free Lease of State or Public Property)
If necessary to fulfill the purposes of the activities of the Red Cross, notwithstanding the provisions of the State Property Act and the Public Property and Commodity Management Act, the State or a local government may lease the State or public property to the Red Cross without compensation.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER V SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
 Article 24 (Profit-Making Activities)
The Red Cross may conduct the following profit-making activities:
1. Running the Red Cross Hospital;
2. Activities for education, public relations and publication concerning the Red Cross;
3. Leasing assets;
4. Other activities prescribed by the articles of incorporation within the scope not interfering with the performance of the activities specified in Article 7.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 25 (Prohibition against Use of Red Cross Emblem, etc.)
Any person who is not the Red Cross, or who has not obtained approval from a military medical institution or the Red Cross, shall not use the Red Cross emblem or any emblem similar thereto for business or advertising purposes.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 26 (Prohibition against Use of Similar Names)
Any person who is not the Red Cross, or who has not obtained approval from a military medical institution or the Red Cross, shall not use the title of Red Cross, the International Committee of the Red Cross, or any name similar thereto.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 27 (Supervision, etc.)
(1) The Minister of Health and Welfare may exercise necessary supervision in order to achieve the purpose of the activities of the Red Cross.
(2) Where the Minister of Health and Welfare deems the execution or resolution by the Red Cross or its statutory body illegal or remarkably unreasonable, he/she may request the Red Cross or its statutory body to correct such execution or resolution.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER VI PENALTY PROVISIONS
 Article 28 (Penalty Provisions)
Any person in violation of Article 25 shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one million won.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
 Article 29 (Administrative Fines)
(1) Any person in violation of Article 26 shall be punished by an administrative fine not exceeding five hundred thousand won.
(2) Administrative fines under paragraph (1) shall be imposed and collected by the Minister of Health and Welfare, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012]
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1988.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Articles of incorporation)
The detailed regulations of the Red Cross at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to be the articles of incorporation provided for in Article 5 (1): Provided, That the Red Cross shall prepare its articles of incorporation in accordance with Article 5 (1) and have them adopted at a meeting of the Central Committee pursuant to Article 15 of the previous Act of Incorporation of Republic of Korea National Red Cross within six months from the enforcement of this Act, and shall obtain approval thereof from the Minister of Health and Welfare.
Article 3 (Transitional Measure concerning National General Assembly of Representatives)
A National General Assembly of Representatives under Article 10 shall be established within three months from the date of approval of the articles of incorporation pursuant to the proviso to Article 2 of this Addenda.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Central Committee)
(1) The Central Committee under Article 11 shall be established within three months from the establishment of the National General Assembly of Representatives pursuant to Article 3 of this Addenda.
(2) The existing Central Committee shall be deemed to be the Central Committee under this Act until it is established pursuant to paragraph (1) above.
(3) Existing members of the Central Committee at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to be members of the Central Committee under this Act, and their terms of office shall be deemed inclusive of the time served in the previous term of office.
(4) Seven members of the Central Committee to be newly elected pursuant to Article 11 (2) 1 shall be elected at the National General Assembly of Representatives in such a manner that their terms of office shall be three years for three persons, two years for two persons, and one year for the other two persons respectively, notwithstanding Article 11 (3).
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Operating Committee)
(1) The Operating Committee under Article 12 shall be established within one month from the establishment of the Central Committee under this Act pursuant to Article 4 (1) of this Addenda.
(2) The existing Executive Committee shall be deemed to be the Operating Committee under this Act until the establishment of the Operating Committee pursuant to paragraph (1) above.
Article 6 (Transitional Measures concerning Executives and Advisor)
(1) The President of the Red Cross, at the time this Act enters into force, shall be deemed to have been elected and approved in accordance with Article 15 (3), and the time served in the previous term of office shall count towards the term of office of the President.
(2) The Vice Presidents and the Financial Supervisor of the Red Cross at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have been elected in accordance with Article 15 (3), and the time served in the previous term of office shall count on the condition that Article 16 shall apply, toward their respective terms of office.
(3) One Vice President to be newly elected in accordance with Article 15 (1) shall be elected within one month from the establishment of the Central Committee under this Act pursuant to Article 4 (1) of this Addenda.
(4) The Legal Advisor of the Red Cross at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to be an advisor elected in accordance with Article 15 (3), and the time served in the previous term of office shall count on the condition that Article 16 shall apply toward the term of office.
Article 7 (Transitional Measures concerning Fiscal Year)
Notwithstanding Article 20, the fiscal year 1987 of the Red Cross shall end on March 31, 1988, and the fiscal year 1988 of the Red Cross shall begin on April 1, 1988 and end on December 31, 1988.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4268, Dec. 27, 1990>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 4727, Jan. 7, 1994>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 10 (2) 3 and 4 shall enter into force on August 1, 1996, and those of Article 12 (2), on April 1, 1994.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 5454, Dec. 13, 1997>
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1998. (Proviso Omitted.)
ADDENDA <Act No. 5608, Dec. 30, 1998>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on March 1, 1999.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Terms of Office for Representatives or Members Elected to Fill Vacancies) The representatives of the National General Assembly of Representatives or members of the Central Committee, who are elected to fill vacancies under the previous provisions at the time of enforcement of this Act, shall hold office until the terms of office for representatives or members elected to fill vacancies under the previous provisions expire, notwithstanding the amended provisions of the provisos to Articles 10 (3) and 11 (3).
ADDENDA <Act No. 6400, Jan. 29, 2001>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 6728, Aug. 26, 2002>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7428, Mar. 31, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 8248, Jan. 19, 2007>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8642, Oct. 17, 2007>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Applicability to Accounting Audit Report) The amended provisions of Article 21 (3) shall begin to apply to the balance sheets of revenue and expenditure for the fiscal year of 2007.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 9029, Mar. 28, 2008>
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9932, Jan. 18, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force two months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11247, Feb. 1, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 11515, Oct. 22, 2012>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provision of Article 22 (2) shall enter into force on February 2, 2013.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
(1) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) Omitted
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12844, Nov. 19, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amendments to the Acts, which were promulgated before this Act enters into force but the enforcement dates of which have yet to arrive, from among the Acts amended under Article 6 of the Addenda, shall enter into force on their respective enforcement dates.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13648, Dec. 29, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures for Incompetent Persons, etc.)
Notwithstanding the amended provisions of subparagraph 1 of Article 18, the former provisions shall apply to persons for whom the declaration of incompetency or quasi-incompetency remains effective pursuant to Article 2 of the Addenda to the partial amendments to the Civil Act (Act No. 10429).
ADDENDA <Act No. 14322, Dec. 2, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.