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JUVENILE ACTIVITY PROMOTION ACT

Act No. 7163, Feb. 9, 2004

Amended by Act No. 7420, Mar. 24, 2005

Act No. 7421, Mar. 24, 2005

Act No. 7428, Mar. 31, 2005

Act No. 7678, Aug. 4, 2005

Act No. 7799, Dec. 29, 2005

Act No. 7941, Apr. 28, 2006

Act No. 7995, Sep. 27, 2006

Act No. 8014, Sep. 27, 2006

Act No. 8338, Apr. 6, 2007

Act No. 8349, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8352, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8370, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8570, Jul. 27, 2007

Act No. 8819, Dec. 27, 2007

Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008

Act No. 8976, Mar. 21, 2008

Act No. 9313, Dec. 31, 2008

Act No. 9432, Feb. 6, 2009

Act No. 9763, jun. 9, 2009

Act No. 9932, Jan. 18, 2010

Act No. 10219, Mar. 31, 2010

Act No. 10272, Apr. 15, 2010

Act No. 10299, May 17, 2010

Act No. 10331, May 31, 2010

Act No. 10660, May 19, 2011

Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013

Act No. 11837, May 28, 2013

Act No. 12248, Jan. 14, 2014

Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014

Act No. 13182, Feb. 3, 2015

Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016

Act No. 14068, Mar. 2, 2016

Act No. 14238, May 29, 2016

Act No. 14476, Dec. 27, 2016

Act No. 14705, Mar. 21, 2017

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to prescribe matters necessary to actively promote various youth activities pursuant to Article 47 (2) of the Framework Act on Juveniles.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 2 (Definitions)
The terms used in this Act shall be defined as follows:
1. The term "youth activities" means youth activities under subparagraph 3 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Juveniles;
2. The term "facilities for youth activities" means facilities specified in Article 10, which are provided for youth activities including training activities, exchange activities, and cultural activities;
3. The term "youth training activities" means educational activities through which juveniles build skills and character needed during the period of adolescence by voluntarily participating in youth activities, which are experiential activities through which juveniles put their learning into practice by participating in the youth training programs together with youth leaders under subparagraph 7 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Juveniles (hereinafter referred to as "youth leader");
4. The term "youth exchange activities" means experiential activities through which juveniles build community spirit, etc. through various exchanges between regions, North and South Koreas, and countries;
5. The term "youth cultural activities" means experiential activities through which juveniles build cultural sensibility and ability to live together through artistic activities, sports activities, club activities, volunteer activities, etc.;
6. The term "youth training programs" means programs necessary for youth training activities and activities relating thereto;
7. The term "youth training activities including lodging" means youth training activities that juveniles under the age of 19 (excluding persons who greet January 1 of the year in which they attain the age of 19; hereinafter the same shall apply) leave their dwellings and lodge or pitch camp in a youth training facility specified in subparagraph 1 of Article 10 or any other place, or lodge or pitch camp while moving to a youth training facility specified in subparagraph 1 of Article 10 or any other place;
8. The term "youth training activities without lodging" means youth training activities for juveniles under the age of 19 carried out in a youth training facility specified in subparagraph 1 of Article 10 or any other place, which are completed on the very day or are regularly conducted at least two times without lodging.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 3 (Cooperation from Relevant Institutions)
(1) If necessary to promote youth activities of juveniles who are students, the Minister of Gender Equality and Family and the head of a local government may hold consultations with the Ministry of Education, the office of education of a Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do, or Special Self-Governing Province, or a regional office of education (hereinafter referred to as "office of education") pursuant to Article 48 of the Framework Act on Juveniles.
(2) A relevant institution that receives a request for consultation under paragraph (1) shall comply with such request, unless special circumstances dictate otherwise.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 4 (Youth Steering Committees)
(1) An individual, corporation or organization that establishes and operates a youth training facility specified in subparagraph 1 of Article 10 (hereinafter referred to as "training facility") and an organization entrusted with the operation thereof under Article 16 (2) (hereinafter referred to as "organization that operates a training facility") shall operate a youth steering committee comprised of juveniles in order to revitalize youth activities and ensure the participation of juveniles.
(2) The representative of each organization that operates a training facility shall reflect the opinions of its youth steering committee in the operation of the training facility.
(3) Matters necessary for the organization, operation, etc. of youth steering committees under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
CHAPTER II GUARANTEE OF YOUTH ACTIVITIES
 Article 5 (Support for Youth Activities)
(1) Juveniles shall be provided with enough opportunities and support to realize their aspirations and hopes by independently and voluntarily participating in the various youth activities.
(2) The State and local governments shall formulate and execute policies on facilities for youth activities, youth activity programs, youth leaders, etc. necessary to revitalize youth activities.
(3) Where an individual, corporation or organization intends to support youth activities, the State and a local government may provide administrative and financial support necessary therefor.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 6 (Establishment of Korea Youth Work Agency)
(1) In order to engage in the following activities for youth development under subparagraph 2 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Juveniles (hereinafter referred to as "youth development"), a Korea Youth Work Agency (hereinafter referred to as the "Work Agency") shall be established: <Amended by Act No. 14068, Mar. 2, 2016; Act No. 14705, Mar. 21, 2017>
1. Provision of comprehensive guidance and services concerning youth activities, youth welfare under subparagraph 4 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Juveniles and youth protection under subparagraph 5 of Article 3 of the said Act;
2. Comprehensive management and provision of information, etc. necessary for youth development;
3. Operation of a youth training activity authentication system, such as a youth training activity authentication committee;
4. Revitalization of youth volunteer activities;
5. Development and supply of youth activity programs;
6. Entrustment with maintenance, management and operation of training facilities established by the State;
7. Test operation of main youth training programs developed by the State and local governments;
8. Support for international exchanges and cooperation activities conducted by youth activity facilities;
9. Training of youth leaders;
9-2. Consultation and education concerning support for reporting of plans for youth training activities including lodging, etc. under Article 9-2;
10. Support for comprehensive safety and sanitary inspection of training facilities under Article 18-3;
11. Consultation and public relations about the safety of training facilities;
11-2. Support for the safety education under Article 18-2;
12. Other activities designated by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family or necessary to achieve the objectives of the Work Agency.
(2) The Work Agency shall be a corporation.
(3) The Work Agency shall come into existence by registering the incorporation thereof at the seat of its principal office.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 6-2 (Articles of Incorporation)
The articles of incorporation of the Work Agency shall include the following information:
1. Objectives;
2. Name;
3. Location of principal office;
4. Matters concerning business;
5. Matters concerning executive officers and employees;
6. Matters concerning the board of directors;
7. Matters concerning property and accounting;
8. Matters concerning amendments to the articles of incorporation.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 10299, May 17, 2010]
 Article 6-3 (Executive Officers)
(1) The Work Agency shall have not more than 15 directors, including one president, and one auditor.
(2) The president shall be appointed by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family from among two or more persons recommended by the committee for recommendation of executive officers under Article 29 of the Act on the Management of Public Institutions (hereinafter referred to as the "Recommendation Committee").
(3) Standing directors shall be appointed by the president of the Work Agency.
(4) Non-standing directors (excluding those to be appointed ex officio as a non-standing director according to the articles of incorporation of the Work Agency) shall be appointed by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family.
(5) The auditor shall be appointed by the Minister of Strategy and Finance from among two or more persons recommended by the Recommendation Committee after deliberation and resolution by the committee for management of public institutions under Article 8 of the Act on the Management of Public Institutions.
(6) The term of office of the president shall be three years and the term of office of directors and the auditor shall be two years respectively, who may be reappointed on a year-to-year basis.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 10299, May 17, 2010]
 Article 6-4 (Submission of Project Plans, etc.)
(1) The Work Agency shall draft a project plan and budgetary documents as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and submit them to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family before each business year begins.
(2) At each fiscal year-end, the Work Agency shall promptly prepare a closing statement of the relevant fiscal year, have such statement audited by a certified public accountant or accounting firm in accordance with the Board of Audit and Inspection Regulations, and submit it to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family within two months from the end of the fiscal year.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 10299, May 17, 2010]
 Article 6-5 (Requests for Data, etc.)
(1) When it is necessary to engage in the activities specified in Article 6 (1) 2, the Work Agency may request public institutions, etc. to provide publications or data. In such cases, the Work Agency shall pay a reasonable price to such institutions.
(2) The Work Agency shall not use publications or data provided pursuant to paragraph (1) for purposes other than the intended purpose.
(3) No person who is or was an executive officer or employee engaged in the activities specified in Article 6 (1) 2 shall divulge any confidential information acquired in the course of performing his/her duty.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 6-6 (Subsidies, etc.)
(1) The Government may provide subsidies to cover expenses incurred in relation to the projects and operation of the Work Agency within budgetary limits.
(2) Individuals, corporations or organizations may contribute or donate money or other property to the Work Agency to support its projects or operation.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 10299, May 17, 2010]
 Article 6-7 (Application Mutatis Mutandis of the Civil Act)
Except for matters prescribed by this Act and the Act on the Management of Public Institutions concerning the Work Agency, the provisions on incorporated foundations in the Civil Act shall apply mutatis mutandis.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 10299, May 17, 2010]
 Article 6-8 (Prohibition of Use of Similar Name)
No person, other than the Work Agency prescribed by this Act, shall use the name "Korea Youth Work Agency" or similar name.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 10299, May 17, 2010]
 Article 6-9 (Legal Fiction of Public Officials in Application of Penalty Provisions)
Any person engaged in the activities specified in Article 6 (1) 2 shall be deemed a public official in applying penalty provisions under Articles 129 through 132 of the Criminal Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 7 (Establishment, etc. of Regional Youth Work Centers)
(1) A Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do or Special Self-Governing Province (hereinafter referred to as "City/Do"), and a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply) may establish and operate a regional youth work center in order to promote the youth activities of the relevant region.
(2) The regional youth work center referred to in paragraph (1) (hereinafter referred to as "regional youth work center") shall engage in the following activities:
1. Research on demand for regional youth activities;
2. Revitalization of regional youth volunteer activities;
3. Support for a youth training activity authentication system;
4. Public relations of and support for authenticated youth training activities;
5. Development and supply of youth activity programs;
6. Education and public relations on youth activities;
7. Support for reporting of plans for youth training activities including lodging, etc. under Article 9-2;
8. Support for the disclosure of information under Article 9-4;
9. Other activities necessary for youth activities.
(3) Where a regional youth work center engages in the activities specified in paragraph (2), it shall have ties and cooperate with the Work Agency.
(4) The State and a local government may subsidize all or some of the expenses incurred in operating a regional youth work center within budgetary limits.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 8 (Supply, etc. of Information on Youth Activities)
(1) The Work Agency and regional youth work centers shall guide and provide programs and information suited to the stages of development and conditions of juveniles at all times in response to their demand.
(2) In order to engage in the activities provided for in paragraph (1), the Work Agency and each regional youth work center shall regularly research demand for activities of juveniles of the relevant region, and provide the results thereof to the facilities for youth activities and youth organizations under subparagraph 8 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Juveniles (hereinafter referred to as "youth organization") in such region.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 9 (Cooperation, etc. with Schools)
(1) The Work Agency and each regional youth work center shall build a cooperation system with schools and lifelong education facilities pursuant to Article 48 of the Framework Act on Juveniles.
(2) The Work Agency and each regional youth work center may provide support in matters relating to youth activities necessary for schools at all levels and lifelong education facilities in the relevant region.
(3) The Work Agency and each regional youth work center shall develop youth training programs through consultations at least once a year pursuant to paragraph (2), and supply training facilities in the relevant region with such programs.
(4) If necessary for developing youth training programs for juveniles who are students, the Work Agency and each regional youth work center may request that the offices of education or schools at all levels provide the relevant data. In such cases, the relevant institutions shall actively cooperate in such request unless special circumstances dictate otherwise.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 9-2 (Reporting of Plans for Youth Training Activities including Lodging, etc.)
(1) A person who intends to hold youth training activities including lodging or youth training activities without lodging (hereinafter referred to as "youth training activities including lodging, etc.") shall report a plan therefor to a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to the head of an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply) according to the procedures and methods prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family: Provided, That this shall not apply to the following cases:
1. Where a non-profit corporation or non-profit organization under the direction and supervision under other Acts operates a youth training facility;
2. Where juveniles participate in youth training activities together with their legal guardians, such as parents;
3. Where a religious organization operates a youth training facility;
4. Where youth training activities without lodging are not activities that shall be authenticated pursuant to Article 36 (2).
(2) No person who intends to hold youth training activities including lodging, etc. shall recruit participants before his/her report under paragraph (1) is accepted.
(3) Where any of the following persons intends to operate or assist youth training activities including lodging, etc., a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall not accept his/her report:
1. A person who was sentenced to punishment or medical treatment and custody because he/she had committed a crime under Article 71 (1) of the Child Welfare Act, in violation of Article 17 of the said Act; a sexual crime under Article 2 of the Act on Special Cases concerning the Punishment, etc. of Sexual Crimes; or child or juvenile sexual abuse under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Act on the Protection of Children and Juveniles against Sexual Abuse, and in whose case ten years have not passed since the execution of such punishment or medical treatment and custody was completed, in whole or in part, or the execution thereof was reprieved or exempted;
2. A person who cannot become a youth leader pursuant to Article 21 (3) of the Framework Act on Juveniles.
(4) A Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may request that the head of a related agency provide data for verifying a criminal record, etc. under paragraph (3). In such cases, the head of the related agency shall comply with such request, except in extenuating circumstances.
(5) When a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu accepts a report of a plan for youth training activities including lodging, etc., he/she shall notify the Minister of Gender Equality and Family of such plan.
(6) When the Minister of Gender Equality and Family deems it necessary to supplement a plan for youth training activities including lodging, etc. notified pursuant to paragraph (5), he/she shall notify a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu who has notified such plan of the matters to be supplemented.
(7) A Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu notified of the matters to be supplemented pursuant to paragraph (6) shall notify the person who intends to hold youth training activities including lodging, etc. of the details thereof.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 9-3 (Duty to Confirm Health Conditions and Administer Medical Treatment, etc.)
(1) A person who has made a report pursuant to Article 9-2 (hereinafter referred to as "reporter") shall confirm the health conditions of juveniles who intend to participate in the relevant youth activities according to the methods prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. In such cases, juveniles who intend to participate in the relevant youth activities and their legal guardians (referring to persons with parental authority, legal representatives or persons who virtually bring up such juveniles; hereinafter the same shall apply) guarantee the health conditions of the relevant juvenile in writing, the reporter shall be deemed to have confirmed their health conditions.
(2) Where a juvenile who participates in the relevant youth activities needs medical treatment due to a disease, accident or natural disaster, or a participant requests a reporter to provide medical treatment, the reporter shall arrange prompt and appropriate medical treatment for such juvenile or participant in the following facilities:
1. An emergency medical institution under subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Emergency Medical Service Act;
2. A medical institution under Article 3 of the Medical Service Act;
3. A drug store under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 11837, May 28, 2013]
 Article 9-4 (Disclosure of Information Related to Youth Training Activities including Lodging, etc.)
(1) Where a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu accepts reporting of a plan for youth training activities including lodging, etc. pursuant to Article 9-2, he/she shall publish the relevant details on its website, etc. according to the procedures and methods prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
(2) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall build and operate an online comprehensive information provision system for publication under paragraph (1).
(3) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family may entrust the Work Agency with the operation of the comprehensive information provision system mentioned in paragraph (2).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 9-5 (Indication and Announcement of Information Related to Youth Training Activities Including Lodging, etc.)
Where a person whose reporting of a plan for youth training activities including lodging, etc. is accepted pursuant to Article 9-2 recruits participants and enters into a contract, it shall indicate and announce the following matters, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family:
1. Whether the youth training activities have been authenticated pursuant to Article 36;
2. Whether the youth training activities meet the safety management standards set out in this Act or other Acts;
3. Whether the youth training activities are covered by the relevant insurance including insurance under Article 25, and the type of insurance and its terms and conditions.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 9-6 (Restrictions on Youth Training Activities including Lodging, etc.)
No organization or person that has not made a report or obtained registration, approval or permission pursuant to this Act or other Acts shall hold youth training activities including lodging or youth training activities without lodging whose participants exceed a certain number or which are highly risky as stated in Article 36 (2): Provided, That this shall not apply where juveniles participate in youth training activities together with their parents or other legal guardians, or a religious organization operates the youth training activities.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 9-7 (Cooperation with Related Agencies)
(1) If necessary after a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu accepts reporting of a plan for youth training activities including lodging, etc. pursuant to Article 9-2, he/she shall inform a related agency of such fact and request the related agency to take necessary measures.
(2) A related agency which has received a request pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be prepared to take the following measures unless special circumstances dictate otherwise: <Amended by Act No. 12600, May 20, 2014>
1. In cases of youth training activities conducted on inland or coastal waters, etc., safety inspections under Article 45 of the Water-Related Leisure Activities Safety Act;
2. In cases of youth training activities conducted under the main sentence of Article 36 (2), rescue and emergency medical services under Article 3 of the Act on 119 Rescue and Emergency Medical Services;
3. In cases of youth training activities including lodging, etc. the reporting of which has been accepted pursuant to Article 9-2, protective measures, etc. under Article 4 of the Act on the Performance of Duties by Police Officers and the prevention of possible risks under Article 5 of the said Act;
4. Other safety-related measures prescribed by other Acts.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
CHAPTER III YOUTH ACTIVITY FACILITIES
 Article 10 (Types of Facilities for Youth Activities)
The types of facilities for youth activities are as follows:
1. Youth training facilities:
(a) Youth training center: A comprehensive training facility with all kinds of facilities and equipment to enable various youth training programs;
(b) Youth training establishment: A comprehensive training facility with living halls including lodgings, and all kinds of facilities and equipment to enable various youth training programs;
(c) House of youth culture: A training facility focusing on information, culture and art with facilities and equipment for simple youth training activities;
(d) Specialized youth facility: A training facility with facilities and equipment to enable youth activities for specific purposes, such as job experience, culture and art, scientific information, environment, etc., in a professional manner;
(e) Youth camping ground: A training facility with facilities and equipment appropriate for camping, which provides youth training programs or camping conveniences;
(f) Youth hostel: An establishment with facilities and equipment appropriate for juveniles' lodging and staying as well as ancillary and convenience facilities, which provides lodging and board and also supports activities of travelling juveniles (support for youth training activities shall be limited to facilities and equipment permitted pursuant to Article 11).
2. Facilities for juveniles’ use: Facilities other than training facilities, which can be provided for youth activities and healthy purposes for juveniles within the purposes of their establishment.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 11 (Establishment, Operation, etc. of Training Facilities)
(1) The State and local governments shall establish and operate the following training facilities pursuant to Article 18 (1) of the Framework Act on Juveniles:
1. The State shall establish and operate national youth training facilities that can be used by juveniles from at least two Sis/Dos or all over the country;
2. A Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Do Governor, and a Special Self-Governing Province Governor (hereinafter referred to as the "Mayor/Do Governor"), and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall establish and operate at least one youth training center under subparagraph 1 (a) of Article 10;
3. The Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall establish and operate at least one house of youth culture mentioned in subparagraph 1 (c) of Article 10 in Eups, Myeons and Dongs;
4. The Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may establish and operate a specialized youth facility, youth camping ground, and youth hostel mentioned in subparagraph 1 (d) through (f) of Article 10.
(2) The State may provide subsidy to cover all or some of the expenses incurred in the establishment and operation of training facilities under paragraph (1) 2 through 4 within budgetary limits.
(3) An individual, corporation or organization that intends to establish and operate a training facility shall obtain permission from a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu. The same shall also apply to any change of significant matters prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as a large-scale change in a facility site and an increase or decrease in gross floor area, among the permitted matters.
(4) The State or a local government may provide subsidy, within budgetary limits, to cover some of the expenses incurred by a person who establishes and operates a training facility with permission under paragraph (3) (hereinafter referred to as "person who establishes and operates a training facility") in the establishment and operation of the training facility.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 12 (Requirements for Permission for Training Facilities)
(1) A person who intends to obtain permission to establish and operate a training facility under Article 11 (3) shall meet the following requirements:
1. The person shall meet the facility, safety and operation standards set out in Articles 17 through 19;
2. The person shall have the ability to raise funds necessary to establish and operate the relevant facility;
3. The person shall possess or have the authority to use real estate necessary for the establishment of the relevant facility;
4. The person shall meet other standards prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
(2) Where a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu grants permission to establish and operate a training facility pursuant to Article 11 (3), if such training facility fails to satisfy insignificant matters prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, from among requirements for permission specified in paragraph (1), he/she may grant permission on condition that the applicant supplements such matters within a fixed period.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 13 (Registration of Training Facilities)
(1) A person who intends to operate a training facility shall register such training facility with the Special Self-Governing City Mayor, the Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of the Si/Gun/Gu having jurisdiction over the location of such training facility before he/she operates the training facility. The same shall also apply where he/she intends to change significant matters prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, from among registered matters. <Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014>
(2) Deleted. <by Act No. 8570, Jul. 27, 2007>
(3) Matters necessary for registration, etc. under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014>
 Article 14 (Chief Operating Officer of Training Facilities)
(1) A person who establishes and operates a training facility or organization entrusted with the operation thereof under Article 16 shall appoint a person who holds qualification prescribed by Presidential Decree as the chief operating officer of such training facility: Provided, That the chief operating officer may not be appointed for a training facility prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (1), where an individual, a corporation or the representative of an organization that establishes and operates a training facility (hereinafter referred to as "representative of a training facility"), or the representative of an organization entrusted with the operation thereof under Article 16 is qualified for a chief operating officer under paragraph (1), he/she may become the chief operating officer.
(3) The State and local governments may provide training for chief operating officers under paragraphs (1) and (2), as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 15 (Grounds for Disqualification)
None of the following persons shall become the representative of a training facility (including an executive in cases of a corporation) or the chief operating officer thereof:
1. A minor, a person under adult guardian, or a person under the limited guardianship;
2. A person who was declared bankrupt and has not been reinstated;
3. A person in whose case two years have not passed since his/her imprisonment without labor or heavier punishment as declared by a court was completely executed or exempted;
4. A person who is under the suspension of imprisonment without labor or heavier punishment as declared by a court;
5. A person whose qualification is lost or suspended according to decision of a court or pursuant to Acts;
6. A person who is the representative of a training facility the permission or registration of which was revoked pursuant to Article 22, in whose case two years have not passed from the date the permission or registration was revoked.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 16 (Entrustment of Operation of Training Facilities)
(1) The State, a local government or a person who establishes and operates a training facility, who has obtained permission pursuant to Article 11 (3), may entrust a youth organization with the operation of a training facility for the efficient operation thereof.
(2) The State or a local government may provide subsidies, within budgetary limits, to cover expenses incurred by a youth organization entrusted with the operation of a training facility pursuant to paragraph (1) (hereinafter referred to as "organization entrusted with operation") in the operation of the entrusted training facility.
(3) Articles 14 and 15 shall apply mutatis mutandis to an organization entrusted with operation, and the representative and executive officers thereof.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 17 (Facility Standards for Training Facilities)
(1) Training facilities shall have facilities and equipment appropriate for juveniles to increase capability and cultivate character through various activities.
(2) Matters necessary for facility standards by type of training facilities shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. <Amended by Act No. 7421, Mar. 24, 2005; Act No. 8570, Jul. 27, 2007; Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No. 9932, Jan. 18, 2010>
 Article 18 (Safety Inspection of Training Facilities, etc.)
(1) The chief operating officer of a training facility shall conduct regular and occasional safety inspections of the training facility.
(2) After the chief operating officer of a training facility conducts regular or occasional safety inspections pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall submit the results thereof to a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu.
(3) If necessary, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu who receives the results under paragraph (2) may request the chief operating officer of a training facility to supplement, improve or repair the training facility. In such cases, the chief operating officer of the training facility shall comply with such request.
(4) The State or a local government may subsidize, within budgetary limits, all or some of the expenses incurred in relation to safety inspections, or supplementation, improvement or repair of a training facility under paragraphs (1) through (3).
(5) The scope of facilities subject to regular and occasional safety inspections and the time frames therefor under paragraphs (1) and (2), safety inspection agencies, procedures for safety inspection, and safety standards shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 18-2 (Safety Education)
A person who establishes and operates a training facility or organization entrusted with the operation thereof shall provide safety education on the use of the relevant training facility and youth training activities for users of the training facility, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 18-3 (Comprehensive Safety and Sanitary Inspections by Supervision Agency)
(1) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall regularly conduct comprehensive safety and sanitary inspections on training facilities and disclose the result thereof to ensure the safety and sanitary control of training facilities. <Amended by Act No. 13182, Feb. 3, 2015; Act No. 14705, Mar. 21, 2017>
(2) The State or a local government may request the chief operating officer of a training facility to supplement, improve or repair the training facility and to improve sanitary conditions thereof according to the results of comprehensive safety and sanitary inspection conducted under paragraph (1). In such cases, the chief operating officer shall comply with such request, unless special circumstances dictate otherwise. <Amended by Act No. 14705, Mar. 21, 2017>
(3) The cycle of, procedures for, methods of, and disclosure of the result of, the comprehensive safety and sanitary inspections under paragraph (1) and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 13182, Feb. 3, 2015; Act No. 14705, Mar. 21, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 18-4 (Safety Education for Staff, etc. of Training Facilities)
(1) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family may provide safety education to chief operating officers and staff of training facilities to enhance their safety management capacity and prevent safety accidents in training facilities.
(2) The content, method, frequency, etc. of the safety education under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 14608, Mar. 2, 2016]
 Article 19 (Standards for Operation of Training Facilities)
(1) The chief operating officer of a training facility shall provide education on the operation, safety, sanitation, etc. of the training facility for its employees at least once a year.
(2) The chief operating officer of a training facility shall submit the results of education to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu after he/she provides education pursuant to paragraph (1).
(3) Standards for the operation of a training facility, such as operation of youth training programs, guidance and discipline, management and operation of the training facility, and education of employees, shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family for each type of training facility.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 19-2 (Overall Evaluation of Training Facilities, etc.)
(1) In order to strengthen specialties and improve operation of training facilities, the Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall regularly conduct an overall evaluation of training facilities covering systems for the operation and management of the facilities and the administration of activity programs, and shall disclose the results thereof.
(2) The State and a local government may give an award, etc. to excellent training facilities according to an overall evaluation under paragraph (1).
(3) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family may request the chief operating officer of a training facility to improve unsatisfactory matters or take other necessary measures according to the results of an overall evaluation under paragraph (1).
(4) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall notify the heads of related agencies, such as the Minister of Education, of the results of an overall evaluation under paragraph (1).
(5) Matters necessary for the cycle of an overall evaluation under paragraph (1), procedures and methods therefor, and the disclosure of the results thereof shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 20 (Corrective Orders)
Where a person who establishes and operates a training facility or organization entrusted with the operation thereof violates this Act or any order under this Act, or such training facility fails to meet the facility standards set out in Article 17, safety standards set out in Article 18, or operation standards set out in Article 19, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may order such person or organization to correct such violation or failure.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 20-2 (Orders to Suspend Operation)
(1) Where any of the following events occurs during the operation of a training facility or youth activities, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may order the person who establishes and operates the relevant training facility, the organization entrusted with the operation thereof, or the person who holds youth training activities including lodging, etc. to suspend the operation of the relevant training facility or activities for a fixed period not exceeding three months:
1. Where the training facility collapses or is likely to collapse, or safety is not ensured otherwise;
2. Where an accident taking the life of participants or users or inflicting serious bodily harm to them occurs while conducting youth training activities including lodging, etc.;
3. Where a sexual crime under Article 2 of the Act on Special Cases concerning the Punishment, etc. of Sexual Crimes, child or juvenile sexual abuse and a sexual crime intended for a child or juvenile under subparagraphs 2 and 3 of Article 2 of the Act on the Protection of Children and Juveniles against Sexual Abuse is committed;
4. Where an act prohibited under Article 17 of the Child Welfare Act is committed.
(2) Detailed criteria for administrative disposition under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family in consideration of the type and severity of such offense.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 21 (Prohibited Acts)
No person who establishes and operates a training facility or organization entrusted with the operation thereof shall engage in the following acts:
1. Restricting juveniles' use of the training facility without just cause;
2. Using the training facility for purposes other than for youth activities: Provided, That this shall not apply where it uses the training facility for purposes prescribed by Presidential Decree;
3. Entrusting a person who is not a youth organization with the operation of the training facility.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 22 (Revocation of Permission or Registration)
Where a person who establishes and operates a training facility falls under any of the following subparagraphs, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may revoke the permission or registration of such training facility: Provided, That where the person falls under subparagraph 1, he/she shall revoke the permission or registration of the training facility: <Amended by Act No. 14238, May 29, 2016>
1. Where the person obtains permission or registration by fraud or other improper means;
2. Where the person has been subject to imposition of an administrative fine under Article 72 (2) 8 twice or more within the last two years, and commits an offense under the said subparagraph again;
3. Where the person fails to commence the establishment or operation of such training facility within one year after it obtains permission or registration of the training facility, or fails to register the training facility within a period fixed by a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu without just cause;
4. Where an event listed in the subparagraphs of Article 20-2 (1) occurs by the person’s intentional or grossly negligent conduct;
5. Where the person is ranked lowest three times consecutively in an overall evaluation under Article 19-2.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 23 (Hearings)
Where a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu intends to revoke permission or registration under Article 22, he/she shall hold a hearing.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 24 (Usage Fees and Training Expenses)
(1) A person who establishes and operates a training facility or an organization entrusted with the operation thereof may collect usage fees from those who use the training facility.
(2) A person who implements youth training activities authenticated pursuant to Article 36 (1) through (3) may collect training expenses from juveniles participating in such youth training activities.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 25 (Purchasing Insurance)
(1) In relation to the operation of youth activities or the establishment and operation of a training facility, a person who intends to report a plan for youth training activities including lodging, etc. pursuant to Article 9-2, a person who establishes and operates a training facility, or an organization entrusted with the operation thereof shall purchase insurance to compensate for death or bodily injury caused to participants in youth activities and users of the training facility.
(2) Types of training facilities that shall be covered by insurance under paragraph (1), the amount of insurance, etc. shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 26 (Succession to Training Facilities)
(1) When a training facility permitted pursuant to Article 11 (3) is transferred, obtained by transfer, inherited or donated, or the corporation that has established a training facility is merged, the transferee, successor, or donee of such training facility, the corporation surviving the merger or corporation incorporated from the merger shall succeed to the rights and obligations following the permission or registration of such training facility.
(2) A person who has taken over the significant part of a training facility prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family according to any of the following procedures shall succeed to the rights and obligations following the permission or registration of the training facility: <Amended by Act No. 14476, Dec. 27, 2016>
1. Auction under the Civil Execution Act;
2. Realization under the Debtor Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Act;
3. Sale of attached property under the National Tax Collection Act, the Customs Act, or the Local Tax Collection Act;
4. Other procedures corresponding to any of subparagraphs 1 through 3.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 27 (Suspension or Discontinuance of Training Facilities)
(1) Where a person who establishes and operates a training facility intends to suspend, resume, or discontinue the operation of such training facility, it shall report to a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
(2) A Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may restrict the suspension or discontinuance of the operation of a training facility that has received special support from the State or a local government as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 28 (Advance Review of Viability When Constructing Training Facilities)
(1) In order to make a training facility established pursuant to Article 11 (1) appropriate for youth activities, the State and a local government shall formulate a basic plan including matters relating to the viability of construction, such as site conditions, interior structure and other design matters, and shall deliberate on related design matters before executing such basic plan.
(2) Youth specialists and juveniles may participate in the process of deliberation of a basic plan and related design matters under paragraph (1).
(3) Matters necessary for the process of deliberation under paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 29 Deleted. <by Act No. 14238, May 29, 2016>
 Article 30 (Promotion of Participation by Private Citizens)
(1) The State and local governments may provide support relating to land, finance, taxation or other administrative procedures so that an individual, corporation, or organization may easily establish a training facility.
(2) An individual, corporation, or organization may contribute land, money, etc. to a training facility established by the State or a local government. In such cases, the name, etc. of the contributor may be used as the name of such training facility.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 31 (Use of Training Facilities)
(1) When a youth organization requests a person operating a training facility to allow its use of the training facility for youth activities, the person shall comply with such request unless special circumstances dictate otherwise.
(2) Any person operating a training facility may provide such training facility for the following purposes to the extent that does not hinder youth activities:
1. Where the training facility is provided for group training activities, etc. conducted by a corporation, organization, business, etc.;
2. Where the training facility is provided for lifelong education under the Lifelong Education Act;
3. Where a youth hostel and youth camping ground provide individual lodging or camping convenience within the extent prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family;
4. Where a janitor's office or other office of the training facility is provided as a place for activities of a youth organization;
5. Where the training facility is used for purposes prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
(3) No use specified in paragraph (2) 1 and 2 shall exceed the extent of use prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 32 (Facilities for Juveniles’ Use)
(1) The State, local governments or other public institutions establishing and operating facilities for juveniles’ use specified in subparagraph 2 of Article 10 shall provide such facilities for youth activities to the extent that does not hinder the operation of such facilities.
(2) The State or a local government may provide individuals, corporations or organizations establishing or operating facilities for juveniles’ use with youth activity programs and other necessary support.
(3) The State or a local government may provide subsidies to cover some of the expenses incurred in the operation of facilities for juveniles’ use within budgetary limits.
(4) Matters necessary for the types, etc. of facilities for juveniles’ use shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 33 (Legal Fiction of Approval, Permission, etc. under Other Acts)
(1) Where a person obtains permission to establish and operate a training facility pursuant to Article 11 (3), it shall be deemed to obtain the following permission, approval, cancellation or designation, or to make the following reports:
1. Permission for development under Article 56 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, designation of an operator of an urban or Gun planning facility project under Article 86 of the same Act, and approval for an implementation plan under Article 88 of the same Act;
2. Permission for the execution of a park project under Article 20 of the Natural Parks Act and permission for acts in a park area under Article 23 of the same Act;
3. Permission for conversion of farmland under Article 34 of the Farmland Act;
4. Permission for conversion of grassland under Article 23 (2) of the Grassland Act and reporting on conversion of grassland under paragraph (3) of the said Article;
5. Permission for conversion of a mountainous district under Article 14 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act, reporting on conversion of a mountainous district under Article 15 of the same Act, permission for and reporting on temporary use of a mountainous district under Article 15-2 of the same Act;
6. Permission for acts in a forest protection area (excluding a forest genetic resources protection area) under Article 9 (1) and (2) 1 of the Forest Protection Act;
7. Permission for felling, etc. of standing trees and bamboo in an erosion control area under Article 14 of the Erosion Control Work Act and revocation of designation of an erosion control area under Article 20 of the same Act;
8. Approval for installation of waterworks for exclusive use under Article 52 of the Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act;
9. Permission for construction of a private road under Article 4 of the Private Road Act.
(2) Where a person registers a training facility pursuant to Article 13, it shall be deemed to make the following reports or notification of such training facility:
1. Reporting of sports facility business under Article 20 of the Installation and Utilization of Sports Facilities Act;
2. Reporting of barber business and hairdressing business among public health business under Article 3 of the Public Health Control Act;
3. Reporting of rest restaurant business and general restaurant business among food service business under Article 37 of the Food Sanitation Act, and reporting of the establishment and operation of a mass dining facility under Article 88 of the same Act.
(3) When a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu permits a training facility pursuant to Article 11 (3) or registers a training facility pursuant to Article 13, he/she shall consult with the head of the competent administrative agency in advance about whether such training facility conforms to the relevant statutes under the subparagraphs of paragraph (1) and the subparagraphs of paragraph (2): Provided, That this shall not apply to matters on which consultations have already been held pursuant to Article 52 (2).
(4) The head of the competent administrative agency shall submit his/her opinion within the following periods from the date of receiving a request for consultation under paragraph (3): <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14705, Mar. 21, 2017>
1. Consultation period under paragraph (1): 20 days;
2. Consultation period under paragraph (2): 10 days.
(5) If the head of the competent administrative agency fails to submit his/her opinion within the periods prescribed in paragraph (4), he/she shall be deemed to have no opinion. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14705, Mar. 21, 2017>
(6) When a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu has issued a certificate of registration of a training facility pursuant to Article 13, he/she shall notify the head of the administrative agency with whom he/she has held consultations pursuant to paragraph (3) within 15 days from the date of issuance of such certificate of registration.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 33-2 (Reporting, etc.)
(1) A Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall report the following matters to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family:
1. Present status of training facilities established and operated by a local government pursuant to Article 11 (1);
2. Present status of permission and registration under Articles 12 and 13 (1);
3. Present status of reporting on plans for youth training activities including lodging, etc. under Article 9-2;
4. Results of regular and occasional safety inspections of training facilities under Article 18.
(2) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family may request that persons who establish and operate training facilities, persons who establish and operate facilities for juveniles’ use, and persons who operate youth training activities including lodging, etc. submit the present status of the ratio of juveniles' use, the present status of programs being run, and other data prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
CHAPTER IV SUPPORT TO YOUTH TRAINING ACTIVITIES
 Article 34 (Development and Supply of Youth Training Programs)
(1) The State and local governments shall develop and supply balanced youth training programs necessary for youth training activities for each type of training activities, in comprehensive consideration of persons who are to use such programs, their ages, places where the programs are used, etc.
(2) The State and local governments shall professionally develop youth training programs based on the principle of development and preference of juveniles.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 35 (Operation of Youth Training Activity Authentication System)
(1) The State shall operate a youth training activity authentication system to improve the content and level of youth training activities so that training activities may contribute to the balanced development of juveniles.
(2) The State shall establish and operate a Youth Training Activity Authentication Committee (hereinafter referred to as the "Authentication Committee") in the Work Agency in order to operate the youth training activity authentication system.
(3) The Authentication Committee shall consist of up to 15 members including one chairperson and one vice chairperson. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13182, Feb. 3, 2015>
(4) The members of the Authentication Committee shall be the persons falling under any of the following. In such cases, the members shall include at least one person falling under subparagraph 3: <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13182, Feb. 3, 2015>
1. Persons nominated by the head of the relevant agency, among public officials in general service belonging to the Senior Executive Service or public officials equivalent thereto in extraordinary civil service at the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family and the Ministry of Education;
2. The president of the Work Agency;
3. Persons commissioned by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family, among persons with professional qualifications or expertise regarding safety of youth activities;
4. Other persons commissioned by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family, among persons with much knowledge and experience regarding youth activities.
(5) The State shall disclose youth training activities authenticated pursuant to Article 36 (hereinafter referred to as "authenticated training activities"), maintain and manage the records of activities of juveniles who have participated in authenticated training activities, and provide such records upon request by juveniles.
(6) Matters necessary for the organization and operation of the Authentication Committee, maintenance and management of records of activities of juveniles, etc. shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 36 (Procedures for Authentication of Youth Training Activities)
(1) When the State, a local government, individual, corporation, or organization intends to develop and administer programs necessary for youth training activities, it may file an application for the authentication thereof with the Authentication Committee.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (1), a person who intends to hold, including entrustment or re-entrustment, youth training activities whose participants exceed a certain number or which are highly risky shall obtain authentication on such youth training activities from the Authentication Committee in advance, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family: Provided, That this shall not apply where any of the following organizations holds training activities intended for its members:
1. An organization in charge of scout under the Scout Activities Support Act;
2. An organization in charge of girl scout under the Scout Activities Support Act;
3. The Korea Youth Association operated pursuant to the Korean Youth Association Support Act;
4. The Sea Explorers of Korea operated pursuant to the Act on the Support for Sea Explorers of Korea;
5. An organization in charge of 4-H activities operated pursuant to the Act on the Assistance to Korean 4-H Activities;
6. The Red Cross Youth operated pursuant to the Organization of the Korean National Red Cross Act;
7. Other organizations prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
(3) A person who intends to apply for authentication pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) shall have youth leaders and any of the following personnel (hereinafter referred to as "professional personnel"): Provided, That where youth leaders fall under professional personnel, the person shall be deemed to have professional personnel:
1. A person who has completed education on first-aid treatment prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family;
2. A person prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, who holds professional qualification or has professional knowledge necessary for the safety of youth activities.
(4) A person who intends to apply for authentication pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) shall state the place where programs necessary for youth training activities are to be held, the time, purposes, target, content, methods of conducting and evaluation of activities, youth leaders and professional personnel, etc. and shall submit the document to the Authentication Committee.
(5) When the Authentication Committee authenticates a program under paragraphs (1) and (2), it may confirm the details of the application for authentication by necessary means, such as a site inspection.
(6) Where matters for application listed in paragraph (4) are omitted or it is necessary to supplement such matters as a result of confirmation of the details of an application for authentication, the Authentication Committee may request the applicant to supplement such matters within a fixed period not exceeding 20 days, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(7) Matters necessary for procedures, methods, etc. for authentication of youth training activities under paragraphs (1) through (5) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 36-2 (Ex Post Facto Management of Authentication)
(1) Where the Authentication Committee provides authentication pursuant to Article 36, it may establish a period of validity of authentication.
(2) With regard to the implementation of authenticated training activities, the Authentication Committee may confirm whether authenticated matters have been performed as authenticated.
(3) Where the Authentication Committee discovers as a result of confirmation under paragraph (2) that the details of authenticated training activities are different from those of youth training activities actually implemented, it may request the relevant person to rectify such difference.
(4) Matters necessary for the period of validity of authentication, confirmation on whether authenticated matters have been implemented, and requests for correction under paragraphs (1) through (3) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 36-3 (Revocation, etc. of Authentication)
(1) Where a person who has obtained authentication of youth training activities falls under any of the following, the Authentication Committee may revoke its authentication or issue an order to suspend its authentication within a fixed period not exceeding six months: Provided, That where the person falls under subparagraph 1, the Authentication Committee shall revoke its authentication:
1. Where the person obtains authentication by fraud or other improper means;
2. Where the person fails to implement authenticated training activities for at least one year continuously after obtaining authentication without just cause;
3. Where there is considerable difference between the details of authenticated training activities and those of training activities actually implemented, and such difference has been caused by intention or gross negligence conduct of the person who has obtained authentication.
(2) Where a person who has obtained authentication implements authenticated training activities during a period of suspension, in violation of a suspension order under paragraph (1), the Authentication Committee may revoke its authentication.
(3) Detailed criteria for administrative disposition under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family in consideration of the type, severity, etc. of the relevant offense.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 37 (Notification of Results of Authenticated Training Activities, etc.)
(1) After authenticated training activities are complete, the person who has implemented the authenticated training activities shall notify the Authentication Committee of the results thereof, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(2) Upon receipt of notification under paragraph (1), the Authentication Committee shall take measures so that the relevant results can be maintained and managed as records at the Work Agency and the competent local youth work center.
(3) Where an individual, corporation, organization, etc. that establishes and operates a facility for juveniles’ use and implements authenticated training activities falls under any of the following subparagraphs, it shall not apply for authentication of training activities with the Authentication Committee within five years:
1. Where it sends a false notification of the results of implementation of authenticated training activities under paragraph (1);
2. Where authentication is revoked pursuant to Article 36-3;
3. Where it implements youth training activities other than authenticated matters.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 38 (Prohibition against Use of Similar Names)
No person shall make an indication that it has obtained authentication, such as authenticated training activities or authentication of youth training activities, or make an indication similar thereto, if its authentication is revoked pursuant to Article 36-3 or it has failed to obtain authentication from the Authentication Committee.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 39 (Restrictions on Entrustment of Youth Training Activities)
(1) Where a person who implements youth training activities (including a person entrusted with any part of youth training activities) intends to entrust the youth training activities to another person, it shall entrust youth training activities only to an individual, corporation or organization that has made a report, obtained registration, approval or permission pursuant to this Act or other Acts.
(2) Even in cases where a person entrusts youth training activities to another person pursuant to paragraph (1), it shall not entrust all of the relevant youth training activities or important programs prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 40 (Korea Association of Youth Centers)
(1) For the operation and development of training facilities, those who establish and operate training facilities and organizations entrusted with the operation thereof may establish a Korea Association of Youth Centers (hereinafter referred to as the "Association of Centers") that engages in the following activities with approval from the Minister of Gender Equality and Family:
1. Providing cooperation in projects and activities conducted by those who establish and operate training facilities and organizations entrusted with the operation thereof, who are members of the Association of Centers;
2. Eduction, promotion of rights and interests, and exchange of youth leaders;
3. Revitalization of youth training activities, and public relations and campaign concerning the safety of training facilities;
4. Survey and research on and support for training activities;
5. Support to regional associations of youth centers under Article 41;
6. Other activities that the Minister of Gender Equality and Family deems necessary for the operation and development of training facilities.
(2) The Association of Centers shall be a corporation.
(3) The Association of Centers shall come into existence by registering the incorporation thereof at the seat of its principal office.
(4) The State may provide subsidies to cover all or some of the operational expenses incurred by the Association of Centers within budgetary limits.
(5) The Association of Centers may entrust regional associations of youth centers under Article 41 with some of the activities specified in paragraph (1).
(6) Except as otherwise prescribed by this Act, the provisions on incorporated associations of the Civil Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to the Association of Centers.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 41 (Regional Associations of Youth Centers)
(1) For the efficient operation and development of youth training facilities, youth training facilities that cover a specific area may organize a regional association of youth centers with approval from the Mayor/Do Governor as prescribed by Ordinance of the City/Do having jurisdiction over such area.
(2) A local government may provide subsidies to cover some of the operational expenses incurred by the relevant association of youth centers within budgetary limits.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Articles 42 through 46 Deleted. <by Act No. 10299, May 17, 2010>
 Article 47 (Designation, etc. of Youth Training Districts)
(1) Where it is necessary to support youth activities, a Special Self-Governing City, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may designate an area appropriate for youth activities and convenient for use, which is a scenic spot or place of historic interest, place of historic interest or place of superb scenic beauty, as a youth training district (hereinafter referred to as "training district").
(2) Where a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu intends to designate a training district pursuant to paragraph (1) or change the content of such designation, he/she shall consult with the head of a related administrative agency: Provided, That this shall not apply where he/she changes insignificant matters prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) When a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu has designated a training district pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall publicly notify the boundary, surface area, date of designation of such training district, and other necessary matters.
(4) Matters necessary for procedures for designation of a training district, the type, scope and surface area of the facilities that shall be established in the training district, facilities that shall not be established in the training district, etc. shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 48 (Training District Creation Plans)
(1) Where a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu has designated a training district pursuant to Article 47 (1), he/she shall formulate and implement a training district creation plan (hereinafter referred to as "creation plan").
(2) A corporation or organization may formulate and execute a creation plan that does not exceed the scale prescribed by Presidential Decree with approval from a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of the Si/Gun/Gu who has designated a training district.
(3) A creation plan under paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be formulated in such a manner that nature is preserved to the maximum extent.
(4) When a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu has formulated or approved a creation plan pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2), he/she shall publicly notify such creation plan, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(5) The State may provide subsidies to cover some of the expenses incurred in the implementation of creation plans under paragraphs (1) and (2).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 49 (Designation, etc. of Training Districts Extending over at Least Two Sis/Guns/Gus)
Where a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu intends to designate a training district including a neighboring area other than his/her jurisdictional area, or to formulate or approve a creation plan including such area, he/she shall consult with the Special Self-Governing City Mayor, the Special Self-Governing Province Governor or the head of the Si/Gun/Gu having jurisdiction over the relevant neighboring area.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 50 (Expropriation and Use)
(1) The State, a local government, or the project operator of a creation plan that establishes a training facility pursuant to Article 11 (1) may expropriate or use land, buildings or other structures on the land, or rights other than the ownership thereof necessary for the execution of the creation plan.
(2) The Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects shall apply to expropriation and use under paragraph (1).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 51 (Establishment, etc. of Facilities According to Creation Plans)
(1) Training facilities or other facilities to be established in a training district shall be established by the person who has formulated the creation plan pursuant to Article 48 (1) and (2): Provided, That where any person other than the person who has formulated the creation plan obtains the consent from the person who has formulated such creation plan, such person may establish training facilities or other facilities in the training district.
(2) A person who establishes training facilities or other facilities pursuant to paragraph (1) (excluding a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu) shall be deemed to obtain permission to establish and operate training facilities under Article 11 (3).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 52 (Legal Fiction of Approval, Permission, etc. under Other Acts)
(1) Where a person formulates a creation plan or obtains approval for a creation plan pursuant to Article 48 (1) and (2), he/she shall be deemed to obtain the following permission, approval, licenses, cancellation, or designation or make the following reports:
1. Designation of an operator of an urban or Gun planning facility project under Article 86 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, and approval for an implementation plan under Article 88 of the same Act;
2. Approval for installation of waterworks for exclusive use under Article 52 of the Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act;
3. Permission for the execution or maintenance of public sewerage works under Article 16 of the Sewerage Act;
4. Permission for the occupation and use, and use of public waters under Article 8 of the Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act; and approval for or reporting of a plan for occupation and use, and use under Article 17 of the same Act, license to reclaim land from public waters under Article 28 of the same Act;
5. Permission for the execution of river conservation works or maintenance of a river under Article 30 of the River Act, permission for occupation and use of a river under Article 33 of the same Act, and permission for use of river water under Article 50 of the same Act;
6. Permission for the execution of road works or maintenance of a road under Article 36 of the Road Act and permission for occupation and use of a road under Article 61 of the same Act;
7. Permission for the execution of harbor construction work under Article 9 (2) of the Harbor Act;
8. Permission for construction of a private road under Article 4 of the Private Road Act;
9. Permission for conversion of a mountainous district under Article 14 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act and reporting of a mountainous district under Article 15 of the same Act, permission for or reporting of temporarily use of a mountainous district under Article 15-2 of the same Act;
10. Permission for acts in a forest protection district (excluding a forest genetic resources protection district) under Article 9 (1) and (2) 1 of the Forest Protection Act;
11. Permission for conversion of farmland under Article 34 of the Farmland Act;
12. Permission for conversion of grassland under Article 23 (2) of the Grassland Act and reporting on conversion of grassland under Article 23 (3) of the same Act;
13. Permission for felling, etc. of standing trees and bamboo in an erosion control area under Article 14 of the Erosion Control Work Act and revocation of designation of an erosion control area under Article 20 of the same Act;
14. Permission for the execution of a park project and management of park facilities under Article 20 of the Natural Parks Act and permission for acts in a park district under Article 23 of the same Act.
(2) When a Special Self-Governing City, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu formulates or approves a creation plan under Article 48 (1) and (2), he/she shall consult with the head of the competent administrative agency about whether such plan complies with the relevant statutes listed in the subparagraphs of paragraph (1).
(3) The head of the competent administrative agency shall submit his/her opinion within 20 days from the date of receiving a request for consultation under paragraph (2). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14705, Mar. 21, 2017>
(4) If the head of the competent administrative agency fails to submit his/her opinion within the period prescribed in paragraph (3), he/she shall be deemed to have no opinion. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14705, Mar. 21, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
CHAPTER V SUPPORT TO YOUTH EXCHANGE ACTIVITIES
 Article 53 (Promotion of Youth Exchange Activities)
(1) The State and local governments shall develop and execute policies for the promotion of youth exchange activities.
(2) In order to encourage youth exchange activities, the State and local governments may require that youth activity facilities, youth organizations, etc. develop and operate youth exchange programs in various forms.
(3) The State and local governments may provide subsidies to cover all or some of the expenses incurred in the development and operation of exchange activity programs under paragraph (2) within budgetary limits.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 54 (Support to International Youth Exchange Activities)
(1) The State and local governments shall establish and promote an implementation plan to support international youth exchange activities managed by the Government, local governments, international organizations, private sector, etc.
(2) The State shall create a foundation for continuous development of international youth exchange activities by concluding youth exchange agreements with other countries.
(3) The State and local governments may support private organizations when such private organizations implement international youth exchange activities.
 Article 55 (Sister City Agreements, etc. of Local Governments)
(1) When a local government enters into a sister city agreement, it shall endeavor to include matters concerning youth exchange activities.
(2) A local government may support the activities of non-governmental organizations, such as youth organizations, for youth exchanges.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 56 (Support for Overseas Korean Youth Exchange Activities)
(1) The State and local governments shall support and encourage visits of overseas Korean juveniles to the Republic of Korea and their cultural experience and exchange activities with Korean juveniles.
(2) The State may provide administrative and financial support for the expansion and development of overseas Korean youth exchange activities managed by youth organizations or youth facilities under subparagraph 6 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Juveniles.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 57 (Ex Post Facto Support to Youth Exchange Activities)
The State and local governments shall devise measures to sustain, develop and improve the outcomes of youth exchange activities.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 58 (Establishment and Operation of Youth Exchange Centers)
(1) The State may establish and operate youth exchange centers in order to efficiently support the business activities described in Articles 53 through 57.
(2) The State may entrust the operation of youth exchange centers to youth organizations, etc., as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and may provide subsidies to cover expenses incurred in the operation thereof.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 59 (Systematic Support for Inter-Korean Exchange Activities)
(1) The State shall formulate a basic plan for inter-Korean youth exchanges and create systematic conditions to ensure exchanges between juveniles from South and North Korea.
(2) The State may provide systematic unification education necessary to create infrastructure for inter-Korean youth exchanges.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
CHAPTER VI SUPPORT TO YOUTH CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
 Article 60 (Promotion of Youth Cultural Activities)
(1) The State and local governments shall develop and execute policies for the creation of infrastructure for juveniles' participation in youth cultural activities, such as the development of programs for youth cultural activities and the expansion of cultural facilities.
(2) When the State and local governments formulate and execute policies under paragraph (1), they shall encourage culture and art-related organizations, organizations of youth clubs, volunteer organizations, etc. to actively and voluntarily participate in the promotion of youth cultural activities.
(3) The State and local governments may provide subsidies to cover all or some of the expenses incurred in relation to voluntary participation under paragraph (2) within budgetary limits.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 61 (Establishment of Infrastructure for Youth Cultural Activities)
(1) The State and local governments shall establish infrastructure so that youth cultural activities may be revitalized in various fields.
(2) Various cultural institutions of local communities, such as culture and art-related organizations, shall fully cooperate in the establishment of infrastructure for youth cultural activities.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 62 (Succession to Traditional Culture)
The State and local governments shall formulate and execute necessary policies so that traditional culture may be embodied in youth cultural activities.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 63 (Support to Finding Youth Festivals)
The State and local governments shall establish and implement a policy to encourage youth festivals.
 Article 64 (Revitalization of Youth Club Activities)
(1) The State and local governments shall fully support club activities in various forms, in which juveniles voluntarily participate, organize and operate.
(2) Youth activity facilities may provide space, equipment, etc. necessary for club activities mentioned in paragraph (1) and provide support therefor.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 65 (Revitalization of Volunteer Activities of Juveniles)
The State and local governments shall create infrastructure for the revitalization of volunteer activities of juveniles.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
CHAPTER VII SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
 Article 66 (Tax Reduction and Exemption, etc.)
(1) The State may grant a tax reduction or exemption to the Work Agency, regional youth work centers, youth activity facilities, the Association of Centers, regional associations of youth centers, etc. as prescribed by the Restriction of Special Taxation Act, and grant a value-added tax reduction or exemption to them, as prescribed by the Value-Added Tax Act.
(2) The State may apply exceptions of income calculation to property contributed or donated to the Work Agency, regional youth work centers, youth activity facilities, the Association of Centers, regional associations of youth centers, etc., as prescribed by the Restriction of Special Taxation Act.
(3) The State may grant a reduction or exemption of customs duties on testing, practical training, and audio visual equipment and materials or other necessary goods directly used for youth activities, which are imported by the Work Agency, regional youth work centers, youth activity facilities, the Association of Centers, regional associations of youth centers, etc., as prescribed by the Customs Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 67 (Supervision)
(1) Where it is necessary to promote youth activities, the State and local governments may require that the Work Agency, regional youth work centers, youth activity facilities, institutions operating youth training activities including lodging, etc. report matters concerning their business activities, accounting and property, or have public officials under their jurisdiction examine books, documents, and other articles.
(2) A public official who conducts an examination pursuant to paragraph (1) shall carry with him/her a certificate indicating his/her authority and produce it to interested persons.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 68 (Fees)
The following persons shall pay fees, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family:
1. A person who applies for permission to establish and operate a training facility pursuant to Article 11 (3);
2. A person who applies for registration of a training facility pursuant to Article 13 (1) (excluding cases where the State or a local government registers a training facility);
3. A person who applies for approval for a creation plan pursuant to Article 48 (2).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 69 (Delegation, etc. of Authority)
The Minister of Gender Equality and Family may partially delegate his/her authority vested under this Act to the Mayors/Do Governors or entrust it to youth organizations, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
CHAPTER VIII PENALTY PROVISIONS
 Article 70 (Penalty Provisions)
(1) The following persons shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for not more than two years or by a fine not exceeding 20 million won:
1. A person who divulges confidential information acquired in the course of performing his/her duty, in violation of Article 6-5 (3);
2. A person who establishes and operates or changes a training facility without obtaining permission under Article 11 (3);
3. A person who continuously operates a training facility although the permission or registration of such training facility has been revoked pursuant to Article 22;
4. A person who executes a creation plan without obtaining approval under Article 48 (2).
(2) The following persons shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for not more than one year or by a fine not exceeding ten million won:
1. A person who implements youth training activities including lodging, etc. without reporting or obtaining registration, approval or permission pursuant to this Act or other Acts, in violation of Article 9-6;
2. A person who violates an order to suspend the operation of a training facility or suspend activities under Article 20-2;
3. A person who entrusts youth training activities to another person, in violation of Article 39.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
 Article 71 (Joint Penalty Provisions)
If the representative of a corporation, or an agent or employee of or any other person employed by, a corporation or individual commits a violation prescribed in Article 70 concerning the duties of such corporation or individual, not only shall such violator be punished, but also the corporation or individual shall be punished by a fine under the relevant Article: Provided, That where such corporation or individual has not been negligent in giving due attention to and supervision over the relevant duties to prevent such violation, this shall not apply.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10299, May 17, 2010]
 Article 72 (Administrative Fines)
(1) The following persons shall be subject to an administrative fine not exceeding five million won:
1. A person who uses the name of Korea Youth Work Agency or a name similar thereto, in violation of Article 6-8;
2. A person who fails to make a report, or refuses, interferes with or evades an examination under Article 67 (1).
(2) The following persons shall be subject to an administrative fine not exceeding three million won:
1. A person who fails to make a report or makes a report by fraud or other improper means, in violation of Article 9-2 (1);
2. A person who recruits participants in youth training activities, in violation of Article 9-2 (2);
3. A person who fails to administer necessary medical treatment, in violation of Article 9-3 (2);
4. A person who fails to makes an indication or announcement, in violation of Article 9-5;
5. A person who operates a training facility without registration, in violation of Article 13 (1);
6. A person who fails to appoint a chief operating officer, in violation of Article 14 (1) (including cases where it applies mutatis mutandis pursuant to Article 16 (3));
7. A person who fails to provide safety education, in violation of Article 18-2;
8. A person who violates a corrective order issued under Article 20;
9. A person who performs an act listed in the subparagraphs of Article 21, in violation of the same Article;
10. A person who fails to purchase insurance, in violation of Article 25;
11. A person who suspends, resumes or discontinues a training facility without making a report under Article 27 (1);
12. A person who makes an indication that he/she has obtained authentication, such as authenticated training activities or authentication of training activities, or makes an indication similar thereto without obtaining authentication, in violation of Article 38.
(3) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family, or a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall impose and collect administrative fines under paragraphs (1) and (2), as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014]
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions)
The penalty provisions of the Framework Act on Juveniles shall apply to acts committed before this Act enters into force.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Training Facilities)
Training facilities established under the former Framework Act on Juveniles as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed training facilities established under subparagraph 1 of Article 10.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning the Korea Association of Youth Center)
(1) The Korea Association of Youth Center, an incorporated association as at the time this Act enters into force, shall obtain authorization from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism under Article 39 (1) within six months from the date this Act enters into force.
(2) When the Korea Association of Youth Center, an incorporated association as at the time this Act enters into force, has obtained authorization under paragraph (1), it shall register the establishment of the Facility Association under Article 39 (3).
(3) When the Korea Association of Youth Center, an incorporated association as at the time this Act enters into force, has completed registration of establishment under paragraph (2), it shall be deemed to have been dissolved notwithstanding the provisions concerning dissolution and liquidation in the Civil Act.
(4) The Facility Association shall succeed to all the rights, obligations and property of the Korea Association of Youth Center, an incorporated association, on the date of registration of its establishment.
(5) The executives of the Korea Association of Youth Center, an incorporated association as at the time this Act enters into force, shall be deemed to have been appointed as the executives of the Facility Association under Article 39, and the term of office of such executives shall be counted from their prior appointment date.
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning the National Youth Center of Korea)
(1) The National Youth Center of Korea, an incorporated foundation as at the time this Act enters into force, shall prepare the articles of incorporation of the National Youth Center of Korea under Article 42 within six months after this Act enters into force and shall obtain authorization from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
(2) The provisions of Article 4 (2) through (5) of the Addenda shall apply mutatis mutandis to the National Youth Center of Korea.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7420, Mar. 24, 2005>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (General Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Dispositions, etc.) Dispositions issued by an administrative agency under previous provisions as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed dispositions issued by an administrative agency under this Act, and applications, reports and other acts in relation to an administrative agency under previous provisions shall be deemed applications, reports and other acts in relation to an administrative agency under this Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7421, Mar. 24, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date Presidential Decree on the organization of the Youth Commission enters into force within three months after the promulgation of this Act.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
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.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7678, Aug. 4, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7799, Dec. 29, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7941, Apr. 28, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7995, Sep. 27, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8014, Sep. 27, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8338, Apr. 6, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 17 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8349, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8352, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 16 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8370, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 20 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 8570, Jul. 27, 2007>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 33-2 shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8819, Dec. 27, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
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.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8976, Mar. 21, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9313, Dec. 31, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9432, Feb. 6, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9763, Jun. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force nine months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
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. 10219, Mar. 31, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2011.
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10272, Apr. 15, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 14 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10299, May 17, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Preliminary Arrangements for the Work Agency)
(1) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall organize an incorporation committee to handle administrative affairs concerning the incorporation of the Work Agency by commissioning or appointing not more than ten promoters, within 30 days from the date of promulgation of this Act.
(2) The incorporation committee shall prepare the articles of incorporation of the Work Agency and obtain authorization from the Minister of Gender Equality and Family.
(3) Candidates for the executives of the Work Agency to be appointed for the first time after this Act enters into force shall be recommended by the incorporation committee notwithstanding Article 6-3 of this Act and Article 26 of the Act on the Management of Public Institutions.
(4) When the incorporation committee obtains authorization under paragraph (2), it shall register the incorporation of the Work Agency without delay.
(5) When the incorporation committee completes registration for incorporation under paragraph (4), it shall transfer its administrative affairs to the president of the Work Agency without delay, and the promoters shall be deemed to have been released from the commissioned or appointed post when such transfer is complete.
(6) The incorporation committee may receive subsidies to cover the expenses incurred in preparing the incorporation of the Work Agency from the Korea Youth Service Center under the previous Framework Act on Juveniles (hereinafter referred to as the "Service Center") and the National Youth Center of Korea under the previous Juvenile Activity Promotion Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Youth Center") within their budgetary limits.
(7) The Service Center and the Youth Center shall be deemed to have been dissolved upon the incorporation of the Work Agency under this Act, notwithstanding the provisions on dissolution and liquidation in the Civil Act.
Article 3 (Succession, etc. to Property, Rights and Obligations of the Service Center and the Youth Center)
(1) All the property, rights and obligations belonging to the Service Center and the Youth Center shall be generally succeeded by the Work Agency upon the incorporation of the Work Agency.
(2) The titles of the Service Center and the Youth Center indicated on the register concerning the property, rights and obligations generally succeeded as prescribed in paragraph (1), and on other public documents and public books shall be deemed the title of the Work Agency upon the incorporation of the Work Agency.
(3) Acts of the Service Center and the Youth Center or acts in relation to the Service Center and the Youth Center as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed acts of the Work Agency or acts in relation to the Work Agency, respectively.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Executive Officers and Employees following Organizational Consolidation)
(1) The term of office of the executive officers of the Service Center and the Youth Center shall be deemed to have terminated upon the incorporation of the Work Agency.
(2) Employees of the Service Center and the Youth Center as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed employees of the Work Agency.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10331, May 31, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 13 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 10660, May 19, 2011>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
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. 11837, May 28, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Persons Inappropriate for Youth Activities Including Travel or Lodging)
The amended provisions of Article 9-2 (3) shall apply with regard to persons who are not appropriate for participating in youth activities including travel or lodging, for whom the relevant event occurs on or after the date this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12248, Jan. 14, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 25 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12329, Jan. 21, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Incompetents, etc.)
Adults placed under protection of a legal guardian or quasi-incompetents placed under the protection of a legal guardian under the amended provisions of subparagraph 1 of Article 15 shall be deemed to include persons in whose case the efficacy of declaration as incompetent or quasi-incompetent is maintained pursuant to Article 2 of the Addenda to the Civil Act as partially amended by Act No. 10427.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Application of Penalty Provisions)
When penalty provisions apply to acts performed before this Act enters into force, the former provisions shall apply.
Article 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12600, May 20, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 13182, Feb. 3, 2015>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on August 12, 2016.
Article 2 through 22 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 14068, Mar. 2, 2016>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 18-4 shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 14238, May 29, 2016>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14476, Dec. 27, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14705, Mar. 21, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Comprehensive Safety and Sanitary Inspection by Supervision Agency)
The amended provisions of Articles 6 (1) 10 and 18-3 shall begin to be applied to the first inspection conducted after this Act enters into force.
Article 3 (Applicability to Legal Fiction of Approval, Permission, etc. under Other Acts)
The amended provisions of Articles 33 (4) and (5) and 52 (3) and (4) shall begin to be applied to a request for consultation made after this Act enters into force.