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ENFORCEMENT DECREE OF THE YOUTH PROTECTION ACT

Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24102, Sep. 14, 2012

Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 25050, Dec. 30, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 25836, Dec. 9, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25840, Dec. 9, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 26151, Mar. 17, 2015

Presidential Decree No. 26250, May 26, 2015

Presidential Decree No. 26866, Jan. 6, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27354, Jul. 19, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 28133, jun. 20, 2017

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Decree is to prescribe matters delegated by the Juvenile Protection Act and matters necessary for the enforcement of the said Act.
 Article 2 (Scope of Media Products)
"Media products specified by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 2 (k) of Article 2 of the Juvenile Protection Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Act") means leaflets distributed to the inside of offices, houses, etc. for advertising purpose and other similar advertising materials.
 Article 3 (Guidelines for Determining Drugs Harmful to Juveniles)
"Guidelines prescribed by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 4 (a) (v) of Article 2 of the Act means any of the following:
1. They shall be drugs that have the potential to cause temporary or permanent mental disorder, such as impairment of judgment, by affecting the psychic functions of juveniles;
2. They shall be the drugs that have the potential to hamper normal physical growth by affecting physical functions of juveniles;
3. They shall be the drugs that have the potential to hamper normal physical and mental development of juveniles by causing habituation, toxicity, tolerance, withdrawal symptoms, etc.
 Article 4 (Guidelines for Determining Articles Harmful to Juveniles)
(1) "Guidelines prescribed by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 4 (b) (i) of the Act means any of the following:
1. They shall be the articles that are likely to cause physical side effects, such as damage to sex-related body part, if used by juveniles;
2. They shall be the articles that are likely to cause sexual consciousness against humanity to juveniles, such as abasement of personality or bestiality;
3. They shall be the articles that are likely to cause juveniles to have lewdness or abnormal sexual curiosity, or cause them to fall into excessive sexual excitement
(2) "Guidelines prescribed by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 4 (b) (ii) of Article 2 of the Act means any of the following:
1. They shall be the articles that are likely to cause harm to the lives, bodies, or property of juveniles, if no restriction is imposed on the use of such articles, in the light of their shapes, structures, functions, etc.;
2. They shall be the articles, the shapes, structures, functions, etc. of which are likely to cause outrageousness to juveniles or urge them to commit a crime or are lewd or obscene causing sexual desire, and are likely to hamper sound physical and mental development of juveniles.
(3) “Guidelines prescribed by Presidential Decree” in subparagraph 4 (b) (iii) of Article 2 of the Act means any of the following: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 28133, Jun. 20, 2017>
1. Where the relevant articles are likely to be a medium for using drugs harmful to juveniles;
2. Where the articles are similar to drugs harmful to juveniles in terms of the form, structure, and function and the repeated use of the articles is likely to lead to the use of drugs harmful to juveniles.
 Article 5 (Scope of Business Establishments Prohibited from Allowing Access by Juveniles and Employing Juveniles)
(1) "Business establishments specified by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 5 (a) (i) of Article 2 of the Act means any of the following businesses:
1. General businesses providing games;
2. Combined distribution businesses providing games: Provided, That access by juveniles shall be allowed to any business establishment that runs two or more categories of business at the same place (excluding cases where various contents, such as games, karaoke, movies, are provided through one piece of equipment) but does not contain therein business referred to in subparagraph 1 or business establishments prohibited from allowing access by juveniles and employing juveniles referred to in subparagraph 5 (a) (ii) through (ix) of Article 2 of the Act.
(2) "Business establishments specified by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 5 (a) (iii) of Article 2 of the Act means karaoke bar businesses and entertainment bar businesses.
(3) "Business establishments specified by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 5 (a) (v) of Article 2 of the Act means karaoke machine businesses: Provided, That in cases of karaoke machine businesses having juvenile rooms, access by juveniles shall be allowed only to the juvenile rooms.
(4) "Guidelines prescribed by Presidential Decree---<Omitted>---as businesses harmful to juveniles, if juveniles are allowed access thereto or permitted to work therein" in subparagraph 5 (a) (ix) of Article 2 of the Act means any of the following:
1. The form or purpose of business shall be providing amusement and entertainment to customers by providing alcoholic drinks, songs, and dances, etc. targeting mainly at adults;
2. The business shall be mainly for distributing media products for adults;
3. The business shall be likely to hamper physical and mental development of juveniles, if juveniles are allowed access thereto or permitted to work therein, among businesses of manufacturing, producing, and distributing media products, drugs, etc, harmful to juveniles.
 Article 6 (Scope of Business Establishments Prohibited from Employing Juveniles)
(1) "Businesses specified by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 5 (b) (ii) of Article 2 of the Act means any of the following businesses:
1. Accommodations business: Provided, That the resort condominium business referred to in Article 3 (1) 2 (b) of the Tourism Promotion Act and the accommodations business using accommodations facilities subject to the application of the Agricultural and Fishing Villages Improvement Act or the International Conference Industry Promotion Act shall be excluded herefrom;
2. Business operated by installing a massage room or dividing its place of business into individual rooms, among public bath business;
3. Barber shop business: Provided, That cases where a male juvenile, whose employment is not prohibited pursuant any other Act, is employed shall be excluded herefrom.
(2) "Businesses specified by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 5 (b) (iii) of Article 2 of the Act means any of the following businesses:
1. Business operated in the form of making employees deliver or sell sorts of tea, etc. by getting out of the place of business and receive compensation commensurate with the time spent therefor, or of encouraging or overlooking such activities, among businesses that mainly sell and cook sorts of tea;
2. Business operated in the form of a soju bar, beer bar, cafe, etc., the main purpose of which is cooking and selling alcoholic beverages rather than cooking and selling foods.
(3) "Businesses prescribed by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 5 (b) (v) of Article 2 of the Act means businesses operating at places where no hazardous chemical is directly used among businesses using hazardous chemical referred to in subparagraph 5 of Article 27 of the Chemicals Control Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25836, Dec. 9, 2014>
(4) "Guidelines prescribed by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 5 (b) (vii) of Article 2 of the Act means any of the following:
1. The businesses shall be those of manufacturing, producing, and distributing media products or drugs, etc. harmful to juveniles, which are likely to hamper sound development of mind and body of a juvenile employee if any juvenile is employed and work therein, by making him/her easily exposed to such media products or drugs, etc. harmful to juveniles;
2. The businesses shall be those likely to require any work behavior harmful to juveniles from a juvenile employee, because actual business is targeted at adults, although the business activities are seemingly performed for both adults and the juveniles.
 Article 7 (Examination, Determination, and Notification of Media Products Harmful to Juveniles)
(1) When the Commission on Youth Protection under Article 36 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Commission on Youth Protection") or any agency authorized to examine the ethicality and soundness of the relevant media product under any other statutes pursuant to the proviso to Article 7 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "examining authority") determines a media product as harmful to juveniles pursuant to Article 7 (1), (3), or (5) of the Act, it shall indicate the grounds therefor and notify such fact, without delay, to a person obligated to affix a mark indicating harmfulness to juveniles pursuant to Article 13 (1) of the Act and a person obligated to seal the media product harmful to juveniles in a package pursuant to Article 14 (2), respectively. In such cases, such notification shall be given by mail, in principle. Where it is impossible to give the notification by mail on the grounds of the address unknown, etc., the details of the determination made on the media product harmful to juveniles shall be posted on the website of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family or an examining authority. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013>
(2) In requesting an examination pursuant to Article 7 (2) of the Act, if the relevant media product is related to two or more authorities, the Commission on Youth Protection shall request an examining authority mainly related thereto to examine it after hearing the opinions of the examining authorities related thereto.
(3) Where any media product harmful to juveniles is deemed being distributed, any of the following persons may submit an application to the Commission on Youth Protection or an examining authority to determine the relevant media product as a media product harmful to juveniles, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. In such cases, if the relevant media product falls under the jurisdiction of an examining authority, the Commission on Youth Protection shall request such examining authority to make a determination:
1. A related agency, institution, etc. referred to in Article 21 (3) of the Act;
2. A person who has obtained a signature from at least 30 persons who acknowledge the relevant media product is harmful to juveniles;
3. A non-profit, non-governmental organization which is authorized by, registered with, or which has submitted a report, etc. to, the State or a local government for the purpose of protecting consumers or users of media products.
(4) The Commission on Youth Protection or an examining authority in receipt of an application under paragraph (3) shall promptly determine whether the relevant media product is harmful to juveniles and notify the result thereof in writing to the applicant without delay.
 Article 8 (Types and Methods of Rating)
(1) Pursuant to Article 8 (1) of the Act, the Commission on Youth Protection and an examining authority may assign rating of media products not examined and determined as harmful to juveniles, according to the following classification: Provided, That the same shall not apply where the rating is separately classified by an examining authority for media products under its jurisdiction:
1. For persons of at least 9 years of age: A media product that may be used by a juvenile of at least 9 years of age;
2. For persons of at least 12 years of age: A media product that may be used by a juvenile of at least 12 years of age;
3. For persons of at least 15 years of age: A media product that may be used by a juvenile of at least 15 years of age.
(2) The guidelines for assigning rating under paragraph (1) shall be determined by the Commission on Youth Protection or an examining authority.
(3) Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 26866, Jan. 6, 2016>
 Article 9 (Criteria for Examination of Media Products Harmful to Juveniles)
Detailed criteria referred to in Article 9 (3) of the Act for the examination of whether a media product is harmful to juveniles shall be as specified in attached Table 2.
 Article 10 (Self-Regulation on Harmful Media Products)
(1) Organizations related to media products under Article 11 (1), (4), and (6) shall be as follows:
1. Organizations or associations related to the creation, production, or distribution of media products, or consultative bodies comprised of them;
2. Other corporations or organizations which have self-examination organs that can examine whether any media product is harmful.
(2) Where a producer, publisher, or distributer of media products or an organization related to media products referred to in Article 11 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "self-regulating organization, etc.") intends to request to verify whether a media product is harmful to juveniles, he/she/ it shall submit an application in the form prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family to the Commission on Youth Protection or an examining authority, along with related documents.
(3) When the Commission on Youth Protection or an examining authority in receipt of a request to verify pursuant to paragraph (2) whether a media product is harmful to juveniles verifies whether the relevant media product is harmful to juveniles, it shall notify such fact of verification without delay to the person obligated to affix a mark indicating harmfulness to juveniles under Article 13 (1) of the Act and the person obligated to seal the media product harmful to juveniles in a package under Article 14, by stating the grounds therefor. In such cases, the latter part of Article 7 (1) shall apply mutatis mutandis to the methods of notification. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013>
(4) "Until the Commission on Youth Protection or an examining authority makes a final determination" in Article 11 (6) of the Act means until the date a media product is publicly notified as harmful to juveniles by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family pursuant to Article 21 of the Act, following determination or verification by the Commission on Youth Protection or an examining authority as a media product harmful to juveniles.
 Article 11 (Support to Self-Regulating Organizations, etc.)
Where necessary to invigorate self-examination of self-regulating organizations, etc., the Commission on Youth Protection or an examining authority may provide the self-regulating organizations, etc. with the following support: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 26866, Jan. 6, 2016>
1. Education on and promotion of the criteria for and methods of examination to be applied by self-regulating organizations, etc.;
2. Establishment or amendment of voluntary covenants;
3. Other matters deemed necessary to invigorate self-regulation and reinforce expertise.
 Article 12 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013>
 Article 13 (Types and Methods of Indicating Harmfulness to Juveniles)
(1) Where any media product harmful to juveniles is publicly notified pursuant to Article 21 (2) of the Act, the person obligated to indicate harmfulness to juveniles pursuant to Article 13 (1) of the Act shall indicate without delay that it is harmful to juveniles in the manner that is easily recognizable by any person, as specified in attached Table 4: Provided, That where any other statute prescribe the methods of indicating the harmfulness, such statute shall apply. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013>
(2) A person who possesses for distribution purpose any media product harmful to juveniles which has no indication of its harmfulness to juveniles may request a person obligated to indicate harmfulness to juveniles referred to in Article 13 (1) of the Act to affix without delay a mark indicating harmfulness to juveniles, or distribute it after affixing himself/herself a mark indicating harmfulness to juveniles. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013>
 Article 14 (Sealing Media Products Harmful to Juveniles in Packages)
(1) Any of the following media products harmful to juveniles shall be subject to sealing in a package under Article 14 (1) of the Act: Provided, That the same shall not apply to a media product which is to be returned after rental:
1. A media product that falls under subparagraph 2 (g) of Article 2 of the Act (excluding Internet newspapers and Internet news services);
2. A media product that falls under subparagraph 2 (h) of Article 2 of the Act (excluding electronic publications);
3. A media product that falls under subparagraph 2 (i) of Article 2 of the Act (excluding electronic books).
(2) A person obligated to seal a media product harmful to juveniles in a package pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be a person who publish, produce, or imports it.
(3) Where a public notification is made as to a media product harmful to juveniles pursuant to Article 21 of the Act, the person obligated to seal it in a package under paragraph (2) shall seal the relevant media product harmful to juveniles in a package without delay.
(4) Packaging of a media product harmful to juveniles shall be done in a manner such that its content cannot be perused unless the paper, etc. used for packaging is removed or damaged. In such cases, a media product, the outer cover of which is separately determined by the Commission on Youth Protection or an examining authority as harmful to juveniles in accordance with the criteria for examination prescribed in Article 9 of the Act and publicly notified so by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family, shall be packaged by using opaque paper so that the content of the outer cover cannot be seen except for the title thereof.
(5) A person who possesses for distribution purpose any media product harmful to juveniles which is not sealed in a package may request the person referred to in paragraph (2) who is obligated to seal it in a package to package it without delay, or distribute it after packaging it himself/herself.
 Article 15 (Protective Measures Equivalent to Sealing In Package)
(1) A media product harmful to juveniles subject to protective measures equivalent to sealing in a package under the latter part of Article 14 of the Act refers to a media product distributed in an electronic form through an information and communication network, such as a media product referred to in subparagraph 2 (e) of Article 2 of the Act, an Internet newspaper or Internet news service referred to in item (g) of the same subparagraph, an electronic publication referred to in item (h) of the same subparagraph, or electronic books referred to in the item (i) of the same subparagraph.
(2) A person obligated to take protective measures equivalent to sealing in a package pursuant to the latter part of Article 14 (1) of the Act on a media product harmful to juveniles shall be a person who provides or acts as a broker to provide the media product in an electronic form in with motives for profit, by using telecommunications services provided by a telecommunications business operator defined in subparagraph 8 of Article 2 of the Telecommunications Business Act.
(3) The protective measures equivalent to sealing in a package referred to in the latter part of Article 14 (1) of the Act shall be those that make it impossible to provide juveniles with harmful signs, phrases, sound, video information, etc. through information on a media product provided before verifying the age and identity of the user of the media product.
 Article 16 (Prohibition of Sale, etc.)
A media product harmful to juveniles, the sale, lending, distribution to juveniles or the viewing, watching, or using (hereinafter referred to as "sale, etc.") of which is prohibited under Article 16 (1) of the Act, refers to a media product harmful to juveniles which falls under any item of subparagraph 2 (a) through (e) and (g) through (k) of Article 2 of the Act.
 Article 17 (Methods of Verifying Age and Identity)
(1) In providing any media product harmful to juveniles for sale, etc., the age and identity of the other party shall be verified by any of the following means or methods pursuant to Article 16 (1) of the Act:
1. Checking of his/her identification card face to face, or checking of a copy of his/her identification card received by facsimile or mail;
2. His/her authorized certificate defined in subparagraph 2 of the Digital Signature Act;
3. Method of verifying his/her identity without using his/her resident registration number as prescribed in Article 23-2 (2) of the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, Etc.;
4. Method of subscribing for membership without using his/her resident registration number as referred to in Article 24 (2) of the Personal Information Protection Act;
5. Authentification through his/her credit card;
6. Authentification through his/her mobile phone. In such cases, his/her age and identification shall be confirmed by such additional means as transmission of text, interactive voice response, etc.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), where the age and identity of the other party who had joined the membership of a website, etc. provided for sale, etc. of electronic forms of media products harmful to juveniles through an information and communications network (referring to the information and communications network defined in Article 2 (1) 1 of the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, Etc.) are verified pursuant to paragraph (1), the verification pursuant to paragraph (1) may be substituted by means of verifying that he/she is a member joined on the relevant website, until one year lapses from the time of such verification. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26866, Jan. 6, 2016>
 Article 18 (Methods of Separation and Segregation)
(1) A person who is obligated to separate or segregate media products harmful to juveniles under Article 17 (1) of the Act shall affix a mark, in the manner specified in attached Table 5, at a place or facility where the media products harmful to juveniles are separated or segregated, indicating that the relevant media products are prohibited from selling or lending to juveniles.
(2) A place or facility where media products harmful to juveniles are to be exhibited or displayed by separation or segregation shall be the part of a place of business where the business operator can check with naked eye and easily control the use by juveniles.
 Article 19 (Safe Hours for Watching Broadcasting by Juveniles)
(1) Broadcasting hours during which no media product harmful to juveniles shall be broadcast pursuant to Article 18 of the Act shall be from 07:00 AM to 09:00 AM and from 01:00 PM to 10:00 PM on weekdays, and from 07:00 AM to 10:00 PM on Saturday, holidays set forth in Article 2 of the Regulations on Holidays of Public Agencies, and during vacations of elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools referred to in Article 2 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act which are determined and publicly notified by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family: Provided, That in cases of broadcasting provided after receiving payment by each channel based on contracts entered into with viewers among the broadcasting under the Broadcasting Act, such broadcasting hours shall be from 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
(2) The preview of media products harmful to juveniles broadcasted in the broadcasting hours prescribed in paragraph (1), shall not contain any content set forth in subparagraphs of Article 9 (1) of the Act.
 Article 20 (Disclosure of Providers, etc. of Media Products Harmful to Juveniles via Information and Communications Network)
(1) Where the Minister of Gender Equality and Family intends to disclose, pursuant to Article 23 (1) of the Act, the name of a business establishment, the representative's name, details of an offense, etc. of a producer, publisher, distributor, etc. of a media product harmful to juveniles, he/she shall refer the matter to the Commission on Youth Protection for deliberation and resolution.
(2) The disclosure under paragraph (1) shall be made by means of publishing in the Official Gazette or posting on the website of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
(3) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall notify a person subject to disclosure of information to submit his/her opinion on the relevant disclosure by no later than 20 days before the Commission on Youth Protection holds its deliberation and adopts a resolution, and the person subject to disclosure of information shall submit his/her opinion in writing within ten days from the date the notification is received.
 Article 21 (Evaluation and Measures, etc. for Improvement of Restriction on Hours Provided for Internet Games)
(1) In order to evaluate whether the scope of Internet games restricted from providing in late hours pursuant to Article 26 (1) of the Act is appropriate, the Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall formulate the standards for evaluation by taking the following matters into account and establish measures for the evaluation and improvement thereof:
1. Games subject to evaluation by taking into account the types and contents of the games and the devices used therefor;
2. Matters for evaluation including the factors causing excessive use of games.
(2) For the purpose of evaluation referred to in paragraph (1), the Minister of Gender Equality and Family may organize, under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, an evaluation advisory group comprised of not more than 15 persons, including persons who engage in the fields of youth, information and communications, games, education, counselling, and medical care as persons with expertise and knowledge in the prevention of juveniles' Internet game addiction (referring to the state where a user of an Internet game suffers from damages of physical, mental and social functions which are not easily recoverable in daily life; hereinafter the same shall apply) and public officials belonging to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
(3) Depending on the result of evaluation conducted pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2), the Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall take measures for improvement, such adjustment of the scope of games subject to restriction on hours provided for Internet games late at night time.
(4) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall publicly notify the standards referred to in paragraph (1) and measures taken pursuant to paragraph (3).
 Article 22 (Devices without Worries of Serious Addiction to Internet Games)
"Devices prescribed by Presidential Decree as having no worries of addiction to Internet games among the Internet games referred to in Article 26 (1)" in the proviso to Article 1 of the Juvenile Protection Act wholly amended by Act No. 11048 means any of the following devices:
1. A mobile communication terminal device that uses mobile communication services provided by a common telecommunications business operator referred to in Article 5 (3) 1 of the Telecommunications Business Act;
2. A hand-held terminal device that can use common telecommunications services provided wirelessly by a common telecommunications business operator referred to in Article 5 (3) 1 of the Telecommunications Business Act;
3. A game apparatus that cannot be used to play a game by itself, as referred to in Article 25 (1) 4 of the Game Industry Promotion Act: Provided, That, cases where game products are provided by charging fees through an information and communications network as defined in Article 2 (1) 1 of the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, Etc. shall be excluded herefrom.
 Article 23 (Support for Juveniles Afflicted with Addiction to Internet Game, etc.)
(1) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family may perform the following services pursuant to Article 27 (1) of the Act:
1. Diagnosis of whether any juvenile is addicted to Internet games;
2. Education, counselling, and development and operation of programs, for the prevention of juveniles' addition to Internet games;
3. Development and operation of programs to provide medical treatment and rehabilitate juveniles addicted to Internet games;
4. Designation of hospitals cooperating to provide medical treatment and rehabilitate juveniles addicted to Internet games;
5. Education of certified juvenile counselors referred to in Article 22 of the Framework Act on Juveniles for specialized counselling for addiction to Internet games.
(2) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family may request the heads of related institutions and organizations to provide cooperation, including submission of data, to perform the services set forth in subparagraphs of paragraph (1).
(3) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family may entrust the services set forth in subparagraphs of paragraph (1) to an organization, the main purpose of which is juvenile protection, among juvenile organizations defined in subparagraph 8 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Juveniles.
 Article 24 (Sale, Rental, etc. of Drugs, etc. Harmful to Juveniles)
"Cases specified by Presidential Decree" in the proviso to Article 28 (1) of the Act means the following cases:
1. Where a person with parental authority over a juvenile, a guardian or teacher of a juvenile, a supervisor of the place of work of a juvenile, or a person who is in de facto position that can protect and supervise a juvenile confirms through telephone, etc. to use the drugs, etc. harmful to juveniles for the purpose of education or experiment;
2. Where drugs, etc. harmful to juveniles are included in a prescription issued by a medical doctor or dentist pursuant to Article 18 of the Medical Service Act.
 Article 25 (Indication of Harmfulness to Juveniles on Drugs, etc. Harmful to Juveniles)
(1) The phrase, size, etc. of a label indicating the prohibition on selling, lending, or distributing alcoholic beverages or tobacco pursuant to the main sentence of the Article 28 (4) of the Act shall be as specified in attached Table 6. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26151, Mar. 17, 2015>
(2) A person obligated to indicate harmfulness to juveniles pursuant to Article 28 (6) of the Act shall affix a label indicating the harmfulness to juveniles in the manner easily recognizable by anybody, as specified in attached Table 7: Provided, That where any other statute prescribes a method of indicating harmfulness, such statute shall apply. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 26151, Mar. 17, 2015>
(3) A person who possesses for distribution purpose any drug, etc. harmful to juveniles which has no indication of its harmfulness to juveniles may request the person obligated to indicate its harmfulness to juveniles, to indicate its harmfulness to juveniles without delay, or distribute it after indicating the same in person. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 26151, Mar. 17, 2015>
 Article 26 (Sealing Drugs, etc. Harmful to Juveniles in Package)
(1) Drugs, etc. harmful to juveniles subject to sealing in a package pursuant to Article 28 (9) of the Act shall be the articles harmful to juveniles that fall under subparagraph 4 (b) (i) of Article 2 of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 26151, Mar. 17, 2015>
(2) A person obligated to seal an article harmful to juveniles in a package under paragraph (1) shall be the person who produces or imports it.
(3) Sealing of an article harmful to juveniles in a package shall be done in such a manner where the content of which cannot be known unless the paper, etc. used for packaging is removed or damaged.
(4) A person who possesses for distribution purpose any drug, etc. harmful to juveniles which is not sealed in a package may request the person obligated to seal it in a package referred to in paragraph (2) to package it without delay, or distribute it after packaging it in person.
 Article 27 (Permission for Entry of Juvenile Accompanied by Person with Parental Authority, etc.)
(1) “Facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 29 (3) of the Act means facilities which can check the age of the visitors by using any of the following identification and verify the authenticity of the relevant identification by electronic identification, including fingerprint matching and face recognition: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 28133, Jun. 20, 2017>
1. Resident registration card under the Resident Registration Act;
2. Driver’s license under the Road Traffic Act;
3. Passport under the Passport Act;
4. Alien registration certificate under the Immigration Act;
5. Registration certificate for persons with disabilities under the Act on Welfare of Persons with Disabilities.
(2) Where a juvenile is accompanied by a person who exercises parental authority over a juvenile or a person who has custody of a juvenile on behalf of the person with parental authority (hereinafter referred to as "person with parental authority, etc.") pursuant to the main sentence of Article 29 (5) of the Act, the owner or an employee of a business establishment harmful to juveniles shall check the relationship between the juvenile and the person with parental authority, etc. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28133, Jun. 20, 2017>
(3) "Business establishment specified by Presidential Decree" in the proviso to Article 29 (5) of the Act means any business establishment that operates karaoke bar business or entertainment bar business. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28133, Jun. 20, 2017>
 Article 28 (Posting of Signs Indicating Restriction on Access by and Employment of Juveniles)
Pursuant to Article 29 (6) of the Act, the owner or an employee of a business establishment harmful to juveniles (excluding establishments that operates karaoke machine business equipped with juvenile rooms) shall affix a sign indicating that access by and employment of juveniles are restricted, at the most conspicuous place of the entrance of the relevant business establishment in the manner specified in attached Table 8. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28133, Jun. 20, 2017>
 Article 29 (Designation of Zones Subject to Prohibition, etc. of Access by Juveniles)
A zone subject to prohibition of access by juveniles under Article 31 of the Act shall be prohibited from allowing access by juveniles for 24 hours a day, and a zone subject to restriction on access by juveniles shall be restricted to fixed hours: Provided, That the access by a juvenile shall be allowed if he/she is accompanied by a person with parental authority, guardian, teacher, or any other protector who can protect the relevant juvenile.
 Article 30 (Formulation and Implementation of Comprehensive Measures for Protection of Juveniles)
(1) Comprehensive measures to protect juveniles from environments harmful to juveniles (hereafter referred to as "comprehensive measures") referred to in Article 33 (1) of the Act shall include the following matters:
1. Matters concerning the improvement of environment harmful to juveniles, such as regulation on media products harmful to juveniles and drugs, etc. harmful to juveniles, and protection of juveniles from business establishments harmful to juveniles;
2. Matters concerning the securement of soundness of the Internet, the prevention and medical treatment of addiction to the Internet, and rehabilitation;
3. Matters concerning the prevention of harmful activities conducted against juveniles, such as violence or abuse toward juveniles;
4. Matters concerning the inspection and control of environment harmful to juveniles;
5. Other matters that the Minister of Gender Equality and Family deems necessary.
(2) Where necessary to formulate comprehensive measures under Article 33 (3) of the Act, the Minister of Gender Equality and Family may request the heads of related central administrative agencies and the heads of local governments to formulate and submit measures under their respective jurisdiction.
(3) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family, the heads of related central administrative agencies, and the heads of local governments shall establish their implementation plans by year based on the comprehensive measures, and the Minister of Gender Equality and Family may request the heads of related central administrative agencies and the heads of local governments to notify him/her of their implementation plans by year and results of performance achieved during the previous year.
 Article 31 (Composition, Operation, etc. of Council for Inspection of Comprehensive Measures for Protection of Juveniles)
(1) In order to efficiently implement comprehensive measures and promote cooperation among related agencies pursuant to Article 33 (2) of the Act, the Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall convoke meetings of the inspection council at least once annually.
(2) The Vice Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall be the chairperson of the inspection council referred to in paragraph (1), and members shall be appointed by the heads of related central administrative agencies from among public officials belonging to the Senior Civil Service Corps under their control and persons appointed by the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, Metropolitan City Mayors, Special Self-Governing City Mayor, Do Governors, and the Special Self-Governing Province Governor from among public officials of Director General level under their control. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013>
 Article 31-2 (Designation of Specialized Juvenile Medical Care Centers)
(1) Pursuant to Article 34-2 (1) of the Act, the Minister of Gender Equality and Family may designate a medical institution (referring to a medical institution defined in Article 3 of the Medical Service Act; hereinafter the same shall apply) equipped with the following human resources, equipment, and facilities as a specialized medical care center for juvenile addiction to hallucinogenic substances (hereinafter referred to as “specialized juvenile medical care center”):
1. Specialists of addiction psychiatry or juvenile psychiatry;
2. Human resources necessary for psychometry;
3. Serum analyzers and brainwave testers;
4. Other facilities and equipment determined and publicly notified by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family as necessary for the medical treatment and rehabilitation of juveniles addicted to hallucinogenic substances.
(2) Where the Minister of Gender Equality and Family intends to designate a specialized juvenile medical care center pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall formulate and publicly announce a designation plan.
(3) A medical institution which intends to be designated as a specialized juvenile medical care center shall submit an application for designation to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family, along with the following documents:
1. A business plan related to the medical treatment of juvenile addicted to hallucinogenic substances and rehabilitation;
2. Documents which substantiate the current state of retaining human resources, equipment, and facilities set forth in subparagraphs of paragraph (1).
(4) Upon designation of a specialized juvenile medical care center pursuant to paragraph (3), the Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall issue a certificate of designation prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
(5) The term of validity of designation under paragraph (4) shall be three years.
(6) Where a medical institution designated as a specialized juvenile medical care center pursuant to paragraph (4) intends to be re-designated, it shall submit an application for re-designation to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family by no later than three months before the expiration of the term of validity prescribed in paragraph (5). In such cases, paragraphs (1) and (3) through (5) shall apply mutatis mutandis to the criteria of and procedures for re-designation and its term of validity.
(7) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall notify a medical institution designated as a specialized juvenile medical care center, by no later than six months before the expiration of the term of validity, of the fact that, if it intends to be re-designated, it should submit an application for re-designation by no later than three months before the expiration of the term of validity.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26250, May 26, 2015]
 Article 31-3 (Revocation of Designation of Specialized Juvenile Medical Care Centers)
(1) Where a medical institution designated as a specialized juvenile medical care center falls under any of the following cases, the Minister of Gender Equality and Family may revoke the designation: Provided, That the designation shall be revoked if it falls under subparagraph 1:
1. Where the designation was obtained by fraudulent or other illegal means;
2. Where it fails to meet the criteria for designation prescribed in Article 31-2 (1).
(2) Where the designation is revoked under paragraph (1), the head of the relevant specialized juvenile medical care center shall return the certificate of designation to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26250, May 26, 2015]
 Article 31-4 (Test for Identifying Addiction to Hallucinogenic Substances)
(1) "Person prescribed by Presidential Decree, including the person in question or persons with parental authority, etc." in the forepart of Article 34-2 (2) of the Act means any of the following persons:
1. The person in question;
2. A person with parental authority;
3. A lineal ascendant;
4. The guardian of a minor.
(2) A person who falls under paragraph (1) and intends to apply for a test to identify whether he/she is addicted to hallucinogenic substances pursuant to the forepart of Article 34-2 (2) of the Act shall submit an application for the identification test prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family.
(3) Where deemed necessary, the court or a public prosecutor may request the Minister of Gender Equality and Family to conduct a test, pursuant to the forepart of Article 34-2 (2) of the Act, to identify whether a juvenile in receipt of a decision on protective disposition of the court or conditional suspension of prosecution, etc. of a public prosecutor under the Juvenile Act is addicted to hallucinogenic substances.
(4) Where the Minister of Gender Equality and Family receives an application under paragraph (2) or a request under paragraph (3), he/she shall determine whether to conduct an identification test and inform the result thereof to the applicant or requester.
(5) Upon determining to conduct an identification test under paragraph (4), the Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall request the head of a specialized juvenile medical care center to conduct a test to identify whether the relevant juvenile is addicted to hallucinogenic substances.
(6) Upon receipt of a request under paragraph (5), the head of a specialized juvenile medical care center shall conduct a test to identify whether the relevant juvenile is addicted to hallucinogenic substances and report the result thereof to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family and notify the same to the applicant or requester within seven days from the completion date of the identification test.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26250, May 26, 2015]
 Article 31-5 (Medical Treatment of Addiction to Hallucinogenic Substances and Rehabilitation)
(1) "Person prescribed by Presidential Decree, including the person in question or persons with parental authority, etc." in the forepart of Article 34-2 (3) of the Act means any of the following persons:
1. The person in question;
2. A person with parental authority;
3. A lineal ascendant;
4. The guardian of a minor.
(2) A person who falls under paragraph (1) and intends to apply for medical treatment of addiction to hallucinogenic substances and rehabilitation pursuant to the forepart of Article 34-2 (3) of the Act, shall submit an application for the medical treatment of addiction to hallucinogenic substances and rehabilitation prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family.
(3) Where deemed necessary, the court or a public prosecutor may request the Minister of Gender Equality and Family to provide, pursuant to the forepart of Article 34-2 (3) of the Act, medical treatment of addiction to hallucinogenic substances and rehabilitation to a juvenile who received a decision on protective disposition of the court, conditional suspension of prosecution, etc. of a public prosecutor under the Juvenile Act.
(4) Where the Minister of Gender Equality and Family receives an application under paragraph (2) or a request under paragraph (3), he/she shall determine whether to provide medical treatment and rehabilitation and inform the result thereof to the applicant or requester.
(5) Upon deciding to provide medical treatment and rehabilitation under paragraph (4), the Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall request the head of a specialized juvenile medical care center to provide medical treatment and rehabilitation to the relevant juvenile.
(6) Where the head of a specialized juvenile medical care center has provided medical treatment and rehabilitation to a juvenile addicted to hallucinogenic substances as requested pursuant to paragraph (5), he/she shall report the result thereof to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family and notify the same to the applicant or requester by no later than ten days before the termination of the medical treatment and rehabilitation period (where the medical treatment and rehabilitation period is extended pursuant to paragraphs (8) and (9), referring to the extended period; hereafter the same shall apply in this paragraph).
(7) Notwithstanding paragraph (6), where the head of a specialized juvenile medical care center acknowledges that the relevant juvenile is completely cured before the termination of medical treatment and rehabilitation period, he/she shall report the result thereof to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family and notify the same to the applicant or requester, within ten days from the completion date of the medical treatment and rehabilitation.
(8) Where it is necessary to extend the medical treatment and rehabilitation period under the latter part of Article 34-2 (3) of the Act, the head of the specialized juvenile medical care center shall submit an application for the extension of medical treatment and rehabilitation period prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family to the Minister of Gender Equality and Family by no later than ten days before the termination of such period.
(9) Upon receipt of an application under paragraph (8), the Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall determine whether to extend the medical treatment and rehabilitation period and notify the result thereof to the head of the specialized juvenile medical care center, and the applicant or requester.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26250, May 26, 2015]
 Article 32 (Services of Juvenile Protection and Rehabilitation Centers)
A juvenile protection and rehabilitation center referred to in Article 35 (1) of the Act shall perform the following services:
1. Protection of and counselling for juveniles with learning, emotional, or behavioral disorder, and support for their medical treatment and rehabilitation;
2. Protection of and counselling for juveniles addicted to drugs or the Internet, and support for their medical treatment and rehabilitation;
3. Survey and research for ascertaining the actual conditions of and provision of support to, juveniles suffering from environment harmful to juveniles, development of curing programs, and building and management of data;
4. Other matters that the Minister of Gender Equality and Family deems necessary for the prevention of harm caused by environment harmful to juveniles, counselling, and medical treatment and rehabilitation.
 Article 33 (Operation, etc. of Commission on Youth Protection)
(1) The chairperson of the Commission on Youth Protection shall convoke and preside over meetings of the Commission.
(2) Where the chairperson intends to convoke a meeting pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall notify in writing (including an electronic document) each member of the date and time, venue, and agenda items of the meeting by no later than five days before the scheduled date of the meeting: Provided, That the same shall not apply in emergency.
(3) Matters necessary to enhance expertise and efficiency of the examination and determination by the Commission on Youth Protection, including hearing of opinions of interested persons, related experts, etc. and preparation of a written resolution, may be determined by the chairperson of the Commission on Youth Protection, following resolution by the Commission on Youth Protection.
(4) Meetings of the Commission on Youth Protection shall be disclosed: Provided, That they need not be disclosed where deemed necessary by the Commission on Youth Protection.
(5) Members who have attended a meeting of the Commission may be paid allowances and travel expenses within budgetary limits: Provided, That the same shall not apply where a member who is a public official attends such meeting in direct connection with his/her competent duties.
 Article 34 (Composition, Operation, etc. of Subcommittees for Examination of Harmful Media Products)
(1) Subcommittees for examination of harmful media products referred to in Article 41-2 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "subcommittees for examination") may be established by media product.
(2) A subcommittee for examination shall be comprised of not more than 13 members, including one chairperson.
(3) Members of a subcommittee for examination shall be commissioned by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family from among persons with expertise and knowledge in the relevant media product or in the field of juveniles, and the chairperson shall be elected by and from among its members.
(4) The term of office of a member of a subcommittee for examination shall be two years.
(5) The resolution of a meeting of a subcommittee for examination shall require the attendance of a majority of all the incumbent members and the consent of a majority of those present.
(6) Except as expressly provided for in paragraphs (1) through (5), matters necessary for the composition, operation, etc. of a subcommittee for examination shall be determined by the chairperson, following resolution of the subcommittee for examination.
 Article 35 (Dismissal of Members)
The Minister of Gender Equality and Family may dismiss a member of a subcommittee for examination, if the member falls under any of the following cases:
1. Where he/she becomes incapable of performing his/her duties due to a mental disorder;
2. Where he/she is prosecuted for a criminal case related to his/her duties;
3. Where he/she is deemed unsuitable to perform his/her duties as a member due to negligence of duty, loss of dignity, or any other reason.
 Article 36 (Reporting, etc.)
Where the Minister of Gender Equality and Family or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to the head of an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply) makes a request to submit a report or data pursuant to Article 42 of the Act, he/she shall do so in writing, stating the following matters:
1. Lists of contents and data to be reported or submitted in connection with the matters to be ascertained pursuant to Article 42 of the Act;
2. Due date and time for submission of the report or data;
3. Data to be reported or submitted.
 Article 37 (Place of inspection and Investigation)
"Places prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 43 (1) of the Act means the office and the place of business of a business operator or business operators' organization and a place designated by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu.
 Article 38 (Persons Obligated to Recall)
(1) When the Minister of Gender Equality and Family or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu orders to recall any media product or drugs, etc. harmful to juveniles pursuant to Article 44 (1) of the Act, he/she shall issue such order to the owner of the relevant media product or drugs, etc. harmful to juveniles; and if it is impossible to identity the owner, he/she shall issue such order to the distributor thereof.
(2) When the Minister of Gender Equality and Family or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu issues an order to recall pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall do so in writing, stating the following matters:
1. Details of the offense;
2. Grounds for recall;
3. Methods of and period for recall;
4. The fact that the recall may be performed directly by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu if no recall is made.
(3) Where the Minister of Gender Equality and Family or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu intends to destroy any media product or drugs, etc. harmful to juveniles pursuant to Article 44 (2) of the Act, he/she shall detain the relevant media product or drugs, etc. harmful to juveniles and take procedures to make public announcement for at least seven days.
 Article 39 (Types, etc. of Corrective Orders)
(1) When the Minister of Gender Equality and Family or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu issues a corrective order pursuant to Article 45 of the Act, he/she shall do so in writing, specifying the following matters:
1. Details of the offense;
2. Details of the corrective order;
3. Grounds for issuing the corrective order;
4. Period allowed for correction.
(2) The types of corrective orders to be issued pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be as specified in attached Table 9.
 Article 40 (Issuance of identification certificates)
Pursuant to Article 48 (1) of the Act, the head of a local government may issue an organization, which performs activities for improving environment harmful to juveniles as a non-governmental organization engaged in monitoring and filing criminal charges, a designation certificate prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family indicating that it performs activities for monitoring environment harmful to juveniles.
 Article 41 (Methods of Reporting)
(1) A report under Article 49 of the Act may be filed in writing, orally, or by any other means and shall include the following matters:
1. Name, address, and telephone number of the reporter;
2. Address of the person against whom the report is filed or the name and location of the relevant business establishment;
3. Details of the offense by the person against whom the report is filed;
4. Other matters clarifying the details of the offense.
(2) A public official in receipt of a report under paragraph (1) shall record the reported matters in the report reception ledger and shall not disclose outside the reported matters.
 Article 42 (Notification, etc. of Juveniles Subject to Guidance and Protection)
(1) The juveniles whose offense is subject to notification to a person with parental authority, etc. by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu, or the chief of the competent police station pursuant to Article 50 (1) of the Act shall be as follows:
1. A juvenile who has provided the cause for the offense by coercing a person obligated to observe the Act, such as the owner or an employee of a business establishment harmful to juveniles;
2. A juvenile who has provided the cause for the offense in an active manner, such as deceiving his/her age by forgery, falsification, etc. of his/her identification card.
(2) In determining juveniles deemed requiring measures for guidance and protection under Article 50 (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "juveniles subject to guidance and protection"), the Minister of Gender Equality and Family, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu, or the chief of the competent police station may hear opinions of juvenile-related experts, such as juvenile leaders, juvenile counselors, doctors, and attorneys-at-law.
(3) Where the Minister of Gender Equality and Family, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu, or the chief of the competent police station notifies, pursuant to Article 50 of the Act, a juvenile who has provided the cause for an offense or a juvenile subject to guidance and protection (hereinafter referred to as "juvenile subject to notification") to a person with parental authority, etc. over him/her or the head of a school in which he/she is enrolled (limited to cases where the juvenile is a student), the following matters shall be included in the notification:
1. Name, address, and telephone number of the juvenile subject to notification;
2. Matters that substantiate the fact that the juvenile subject to notification has provided the cause of the offense committed against the Act;
3. In cases of a juvenile subject to guidance and protection, the fact that the measures for guidance and protection are acknowledged as necessary.
(4) A person with parental authority, etc. or the head of a school in which the juvenile is enrolled who has received a notification under paragraph (3) shall not take measures that may infringe on the human rights of the juvenile subject to notification.
(5) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu, or the chief of the competent police station who has notified a juvenile subject to notification, and a person with parental authority, etc. or the head of a school in which the juvenile is enrolled who has received the notification, shall make sure that the personal information of the juvenile subject to notification shall not be disclosed outside.
 Article 43 (Cooperation in Services of Regional Juvenile Offices)
The Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall notify each regional juvenile office referred to in Article 51 of the Act of the basic policies for handling affairs related to the protection of juveniles, and may request to submit data or provide cooperation for other necessary matters, if necessary to perform his/her duties.
 Article 44 (Criteria for Imposition of Penalty Surcharges)
(1) The amount of a penalty surcharge to be imposed by type of offense pursuant to Article 54 (1) of the Act shall be as specified in attached Table 10.
(2) The amount of a penalty surcharge to be imposed by type of offense pursuant to Article 54 (2) of the Act shall be as specified in attached Table 11.
(3) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may reduce the amount of a penalty surcharge to be imposed pursuant to paragraph (1) or (2) to the extent of one half thereof, taking into account the details, degree, and duration of the offense, benefits acquired from the offense, etc.
(4) Cases where the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may choose not to impose or collect a penalty surcharge pursuant to Article 54 (3) of the Act shall be the cases where a person subject to imposition and collection of a penalty surcharge receives a disposition not to institute a public action or is given suspension of sentence, because a circumstance that a juvenile has obstructed the person from identifying the juvenile by using a counterfeited or falsified identification card, or a juvenile has assaulted or threatened the person in the intention of obstructing the person from identifying the juvenile, is recognized. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27354, Jul. 19, 2016>
 Article 45 (Imposition and Payment of Penalty Surcharges)
(1) In imposing a penalty surcharge under Article 54 of the Act, the Minister of Gender Equality and Family or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (hereinafter referred to as "authority imposing penalty surcharges") shall give a written notice clearly indicating the type of the offense and the amount of the penalty surcharge.
(2) A person in receipt of a notice under paragraph (1) shall pay the penalty surcharge within 20 days from the date the notice is received: Provided, That where it is impossible to pay the penalty surcharge within such period due to a natural disaster or any other unavoidable cause, it shall be paid within seven days from the day such cause ceases to exist.
(3) A receiving agency which has received a penalty surcharge under paragraph (2) shall issue a receipt to the payer.
(4) When an agency receiving penalty surcharges receives a penalty surcharge pursuant to paragraph (2), it shall notify such fact to the authority imposing penalty surcharges without delay.
(5) Procedures for collecting penalty surcharges shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
 Article 46 (Extension of Payment Deadline of Penalty Surcharges, or Installment Payment)
(1) A person who desires to extend the payment deadline of a penalty surcharge or pay it on installment pursuant to Article 54 (5) of the Act, shall submit, by no later than ten days before the payment deadline, an application for the extension of the penalty surcharge or for installment payment to the authority imposing penalty surcharges, along with the documents substantiating the reasons therefor, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27354, Jul. 19, 2016>
(2) An authority imposing penalty surcharges which has received an application for the extension of the payment deadline or for installment payment pursuant to paragraph (1) shall notify within seven days from the date the application is received the applicant of its decision on whether to grant the extension of the payment deadline or installment payment, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.
(3) The period of extension of payment deadline of a penalty surcharge pursuant to Article 54 (5) of the Act shall not exceed one year from the day following the payment deadline. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27354, Jul. 19, 2016>
(4) When payment is made on installment pursuant to Article 54 (5) of the Act, the interval between divided payment deadlines shall not exceed three months, and the number of installments shall not exceed four times. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27354, Jul. 19, 2016>
(5) When a person obligated to pay a penalty surcharge for which the payment deadline is extended or installment payment is granted pursuant to Article 54 (5) of the Act falls under any of the following cases, the authority imposing penalty surcharges may revoke its decision on the extension of the relevant payment deadline or installment payment and collect the penalty surcharge in a lump sum: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27354, Jul. 19, 2016>
1. Where the obligor fails to pay the penalty surcharge decided to pay on installment until the payment deadline;
2. Where it is deemed impossible to collect the whole or remainder of the penalty surcharge, if it is not collected immediately, such as the cases where compulsory execution or auction is commenced, the obligor is declared bankrupt, corporation is dissolved, or a disposition of default on any national tax or local tax is imposed.
 Article 47 (Use of Penalty Surcharges)
"Programs specified by Presidential Decree" in Article 54 (6) 4 of the Act means the following programs: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27354, Jul. 19, 2016>
1. Operation of juvenile protection and rehabilitation centers referred to in Article 35 (1) of the Act;
2. Payment of rewards to persons who have reported environment harmful to juveniles;
3. Other programs to protect juveniles, which are acknowledged by authorities imposing penalty surcharges.
 Article 47-2 (Re-Examination of Regulation)
The Minister of Gender Equality and Family shall examine the appropriateness of the following matters every five years, counting from each base date specified in the following (referring to the period that ends on the day before the base date of every fifth year) and shall take measures, such as making improvements:
1. Guidelines for determining drugs harmful to juveniles under Article 3: January 1, 2014;
2. Guidelines for determining articles harmful to juveniles under Article 4: January 1, 2014;
3. Scope of business establishments prohibited from allowing access by and employing juveniles under Article 5: July 1, 2015;
4. Scope of business establishments prohibited from employing juveniles under Article 6: July 1, 2015;
5. Methods of separating and segregating media products harmful to juveniles under Article 18 (1) and attached Table 5: January 1, 2014.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016]
 Article 48 (Criteria for Imposition of Administrative Fines)
The criteria for imposition of administrative fines referred to in Article 64 (3) of the Act shall be as specified in attached Table 12.
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on September 16, 2012: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 5 (1) 2 shall enter into force on December 16, 2012.
Article 2 (Applicability to Penalty Surcharges)
The amended provisions of attached Tables 10 and 11 shall begin to apply from an offense committed after this Decree enters into force.
Article 3 Omitted.
Article 4 (Relationship to other Statutes)
Where any other statutes cite any provisions of the former Enforcement Decree of the Juvenile Protection Act as at the time this Decree enters into force, it shall be deemed to have cited the relevant provisions of this Decree in lieu of the former provisions, if any provisions corresponding thereto exist in this Decree.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 24754, Sep. 17, 2013>
This Decree shall enter into force on September 23, 2013.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 25050, Dec. 30, 2013>
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2014. (Proviso Omitted.)
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25836, Dec. 9, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2015.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25840, Dec. 9, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2015.
Articles 2 through 13 Omitted.
Article 14 (Transitional Measures concerning Amendment of the Enforcement Decree of the Juvenile Protection Act)
Notwithstanding the amended provisions of subparagraph 2 (i) of the Enforcement Decree of the Juvenile Protection Act, application of the criteria for imposition of administrative fines against an offense committed before this Decree enters into force shall be governed by the former provisions.
Articles 15 and 16 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 26151, Mar. 17, 2015>
This Decree shall enter into force on March 25, 2015.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 26250, May 26, 2015>
This Decree shall enter into force on May 29, 2015
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 26866, Jan. 6, 2016>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 27354, Jul. 19, 2016>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2017. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 28133, Jun. 20, 2017>
This Decree shall enter into force on June 21, 2017.