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AGGREGATE EXTRACTION ACT

Act No. 4428, Dec. 14, 1991

Amended by Act No. 4541, Mar. 6, 1993

Act No. 4781, Aug. 3, 1994

Act No. 4817, Dec. 22, 1994

Act No. 4816, Dec. 22, 1994

Act No. 5111, Dec. 29, 1995

Act No. 5454, Dec. 13, 1997

Act No. 5453, Dec. 13, 1997

Act No. 5914, Feb. 8, 1999

Act No. 5893, Feb. 8, 1999

Act No. 5966, Apr. 15, 1999

Act No. 6656, Feb. 4, 2002

Act No. 6851, Dec. 30, 2002

Act No. 7307, Dec. 31, 2004

Act No. 7428, Mar. 31, 2005

Act No. 7678, Aug. 4, 2005

Act No. 8260, Jan. 19, 2007

Act No. 8338, Apr. 6, 2007

Act No. 8377, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8370, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8352, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8479, May 17, 2007

Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008

Act No. 8863, Feb. 29, 2008

Act No. 9037, Mar. 28, 2008

Act No. 9401, Jan. 30, 2009

Act No. 9636, Apr. 22, 2009

Act No. 10764, May 30, 2011

Act No. 10892, Jul. 21, 2011

Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011

Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012

Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013

Act No. 11794, May 22, 2013

Act No. 12737, jun. 3, 2014

Act No. 12970, Jan. 6, 2015

Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015

Act No. 14361, Dec. 2, 2016

Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017

Act No. 14850, Aug. 9, 2017

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the efficient use of aggregate and the development of the national economy by providing for basic matters regarding the extraction of aggregate, such as planning for supply of and demand for aggregate and the registration of aggregate extraction businesses, in order to ensure the balance between supply of and demand for aggregate and to prevent disasters caused by the extraction of aggregate.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 2 (Definitions)
(1) The terms used in this Act shall be defined as follows: <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
1. The term "aggregate" means rocks (limited to rocks for crushed stone), sand, or gravel that can be found in the natural environment, such as river, mountains, public waters, or on or under the surface of the earth, which can be used as materials for concrete or asphalt concrete works or a basic material for any other construction work;
2. The term "extraction" means digging up or taking out aggregate or separating aggregate otherwise from the natural environment;
3. The term "aggregate extraction business" means a business of extracting, screening, washing, or crushing aggregate for making a profit;
4. The term "survey on aggregate resources" means a survey on the location, quantity, and depth of aggregate resources, the quantity of topsoil over aggregate resources, the structure of layers of aggregate resources through geological surveys, geophysical surveys, and drilling surveys and surveys on the site location and conditions for development, including the current status of use of the land in an area designated for the extraction of aggregate and conditions for transport in such area.
(2) Aggregate extraction businesses may be sub-classified, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 3 (Scope of Application to Mountainous Districts)
Chapter IV shall not apply to mountainous districts defined in the Mountainous Districts Management Act: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to Articles 22-3 and 22-4. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
CHAPTER II SURVEYS ON AGGREGATE AND PLANNING FOR SUPPLY AND DEMAND THEREOF
 Article 4 (Surveys on Aggregate Resources)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall conduct nationwide surveys on aggregate resources, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and shall notify the heads of related administrative agencies of the results thereof. <Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) and (3) Deleted. <by Act No. 7307, Dec. 31, 2004>
(4) If the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport deems it necessary for surveys on aggregate resources, he/she may request related agencies to provide data or to cooperate in such surveys. <Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(5) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may authorize a related institution specialized in conducting surveys on aggregate resources on his/her behalf, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(6) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall make available the results of surveys on aggregate resources to related agencies and the general public, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 4-2 (Establishment and Operation of System for Managing Information on Aggregate Resources)
(1) In order to efficiently utilize the results of surveys conducted on aggregate resources pursuant to Article 4 and other data necessary for the preservation and management of aggregate resources, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may establish and operate a system for the management of information about aggregate resources. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Such matters as for the scope of the system established for the management of aggregate resources pursuant to paragraph (1) and the procedures for the operation of such system shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may entrust a related specialized institution defined in Article 4 (5) or the Aggregates Association under Article 38 with affairs related to the establishment and operation of the system for the management of information about aggregate resources, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012]
 Article 5 (Master Plans for Supply of and Demand for Aggregate)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall formulate and implement a master plan on supply of and demand for aggregate every five years, which shall include the following matters: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Estimated long-term demand for aggregate;
2. Long-term measures for supply of aggregate;
3. Direction-setting for the development of aggregate from each type of source;
4. Other matters regarding supply of and demand for aggregate.
(2) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to formulate a master plan for supply of and demand for aggregate pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall consult with the heads of related central administrative agencies thereon. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall notify the heads of related central administrative agencies and the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Metropolitan Autonomous City, a Do Governor, and the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province (hereinafter referred to as "Mayor/Do Governor") of the master plan on supply of and demand for aggregate, formulated pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2). <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 6 (Annual Plans on Supply of and Demand for Aggregate)
(1) Each Mayor/Do Governor shall formulate a plan on supply of and demand for aggregate for the following year and submit it to the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport by no later than October 31 each year: Provided, That if a plan on supply of and demand for aggregate is required for an area within jurisdiction of at least two local governments, such as the Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan Cities, Metropolitan Autonomous Cities, Dos, and Special Self-Governing Provinces, the Mayors/Do Governors involved shall consult with one another to formulate a plan on supply of and demand for aggregate for the greater region, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall compile and adjust plans on supply of and demand for aggregate, submitted pursuant to paragraph (1), formulate a plan on supply of and demand for aggregate for the following year, and notify the heads of related central administrative agencies and Mayors/Do Governors thereof by no later than December 31 each year. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The head of each central administrative agency shall notify the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of his/her plans for projects that require aggregate, among projects within his/her jurisdiction, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) Details of plans on supply of and demand for aggregate under paragraphs (1) and (2) and other matters necessary for the formulation of the plans on supply of and demand for aggregate shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(5) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall consult with the heads of relevant administrative agencies to establish the annual plans on supply of and demand for aggregate prescribed in paragraph (2). <Amended by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 7 Deleted. <by Act No. 7307, Dec. 31, 2004>
 Article 8 Deleted. <by Act No. 5966, Apr. 15, 1999>
 Article 9 (Recommendation, etc. on Development of Technology)
(1) The Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy may recommend that aggregate extraction business entities adopt new technology or implement research and development projects and provide them with technical information or technical guidance, if necessary. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy may authorize a specialized institution to provide technical guidance under paragraph (1) on his/her behalf. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 10 (Assistance in Extraction of Aggregate)
(1) The Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy may provide aggregate extraction business entities or institutions or organizations related to the development of aggregate resources with the following assistance in order to ensure the rational development of aggregate resources: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Subsidies or loans for funds required for surveys on aggregate resources;
2. Subsidies or loans for funds required for the development of technology for the extraction of aggregate;
3. Loans for funds required for making an investment in facilities for the extraction of aggregate;
4. Loans for funds required for the installation of facilities for preventing pollution and disasters caused by the extraction of aggregate;
5. Other subsidies or loans for funds specified by Presidential Decree.
(2) The Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy may authorize a specialized institution specified by Presidential Decree to execute affairs relating to the assistance under paragraph (1) on his/her behalf. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) If the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport deems it necessary for the implementation of public works under Article 4 of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects, which affect the supply of and demand for aggregate, or for the improvement of management of aggregate extraction businesses due to any other sudden change in supply of and demand for aggregate, he/she may formulate and implement supportive measures necessary for restructuring aggregate extraction businesses, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 11 Deleted. <by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
 Articles 12 and 13 Deleted. <by Act No. 5966, Apr. 15, 1999>
CHAPTER III REGISTRATION OF AGGREGATE EXTRACTION BUSINESS
 Article 14 (Registration)
(1) A person who intends to operate an aggregate extraction business shall have the business registered with the Mayor of a Metropolitan Autonomous City, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (the head of a Gu refers to the head of an autonomous Gu; hereinafter referred to as "head of a Si/Gun/Gu") who has jurisdiction over his/her principal place of business: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where the State or a local government intends to operate an aggregate extraction business. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(2) A person who intends to have his/her business registered pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be equipped with equity capital or assets, facilities, equipment, and technical human resources in compliance with the standards prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) A person who has his/her aggregate extraction business registered pursuant to paragraph (1) shall submit a report on matters regarding the standards for registration under paragraph (2) to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu at the interval specified by Presidential Decree, which shall not exceed three years. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 15 (Disqualifications)
None of the following persons shall be qualified for registration of an aggregate extraction business. The foregoing shall also apply to a corporation which has any of the following executives: <Amended by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
1. A person under adult guardianship or a person under limited guardianship;
2. Deleted; <by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
3. A person in whose case two years have not passed since he/she had the registration of his/her aggregate extraction business revoked on any ground specified in Article 19 (1) 1, 2, 4 through 10, and 13;
4. A person in whose case two years have not passed since a sentence of imprisonment imposed upon him/her for a violation of this Act was completely executed (including where such sentence is deemed completely executed) or discharged;
5. A person upon whom a sentence of suspension of imprisonment was imposed for a violation of this Act and who is still in the suspension period.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 16 (Reports on Changes in Registration)
If an aggregate extraction business entity changes its trade name or title, or relocates its of business, or any changes occur to other facts specified by Presidential Decree, he/she shall report the change to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 17 (Transfer of Aggregate Extraction Business)
(1) When an aggregate extraction business entity intends to transfer its business or to have its business merged with another business (excluding where an aggregate extraction business entity in the form of a corporation is merged into another corporation that is not an aggregate extraction business entity), it shall report to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu thereon, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(2) Where a report is filed pursuant to paragraph (1), the transferee or the corporation established as a consequence of the merger or surviving the merger shall succeed to the status that the transferor or the corporation existing before the merger held as an aggregate extraction business entity.
(3) Where an aggregate extraction business entity is dead and the heir to the deceased intends to succeed to the status as an aggregate extraction business entity to operate the aggregate extraction business, the heir shall report such inheritance to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu within three months from the date of inheritance.
(4) Article 15 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the cases referred to in paragraphs (1) and (3).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 17-2 (Closure of Aggregate Extraction Business)
(1) An aggregate extraction business entity who intends to close the business shall report to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu thereon, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Upon receipt of a report of business closure under paragraph (1), the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu shall cancel the registration of the relevant aggregate extraction business.
(3) When a person who has had the registration of its aggregate extraction business cancelled under paragraph (2) is registered as an aggregate extraction business entity again under Article 14, the effects of an administrative disposition made under Article 19 before filing the report on business closure shall be transferred to the aggregate extraction business entity registered again within one year from the date of disposition (hereafter referred to as "re-registered aggregate extraction business entity" in this Article).
(4) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu may revoke the registration of a re-registered aggregate extraction business entity or suspend the business operation of a re-registered aggregate extraction business entity under Article 19 on the ground of a violation committed before filing a report on business closure: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to the following cases:
1. Where the period from the date when a report on business closure is filed until the date when the same person is registered as an aggregate extraction business entity again exceeds two years;
2. Where the period from the date when a report on business closure is filed until the date when the same person is registered as an aggregate extraction business entity again exceeds one year, when an administrative disposition made for a violation committed before filing a report on business closure constitutes the suspension of business operation.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012]
 Article 18 (Prohibition, etc. against Lending Registered Names)
No aggregate extraction business entity shall permit any other person to operate an aggregate extraction business under its trade name or title or lend its certificate of registration to any other person.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 19 (Revocation, etc. of Registration)
(1) Where an aggregate extraction business entity falls under any of the following cases, the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu may revoke the registration of the relevant aggregate extraction business or order the relevant aggregate extraction business entity to suspend its business operation for a specified period not exceeding six months: Provided, That the registration of the relevant aggregate extraction business shall be revoked in the cases specified in subparagraphs 1 through 3 and 13: <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
1. Where the business entity has its business registered under Article 14 by fraud or other improper means;
2. Where the business entity fails to file a report on any matter regarding standards for registration pursuant to Article 14 (3) within the period set for reporting and three months elapse after the period;
3. Where the business entity falls under any subparagraph of Article 15;
4. Where the business entity fails to meet standards for the registration of aggregate extraction business: Provided, That this shall not apply to cases prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as temporary failure to meet the criteria for registration;
5. Where the business entity fails to file a report pursuant to Article 16;
6. Where the business entity violates Article 18;
7. Where the business entity fails to file a report pursuant to Article 21 (3) or refuses, interferes with, or evades an inspection, without justifiable reasons;
8. Where the business entity extracts aggregate without permission in violation of Article 22;
8-2. Where the business entity supplies aggregate without certification or aggregate that has not passed a quality test in violation of Article 22-4;
9. Where the business entity causes a harm to the public by neglecting preventive measures under Article 28;
10. Where the business entity falls under any subparagraph of Article 31 (1);
11. Where the business entity screens, washes, or crushes aggregate without filing a report or a modified report thereon in violation of Article 32 (1) or (2);
12. Where the State or a local government requests revocation for violating any other statute;
13. Where the business entity continues business during the period of business suspension.
(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to a corporation where an executive of the corporation falls under any subparagraph of Article 15 but the executive is replaced by any other person within three months from the date when the relevant facts are found and an heir to an aggregate extraction business entity falls under any subparagraph of Article 15 as on the date of commencement of inheritance but six months have not passed since the date of commencement of inheritance.
(3) Detailed guidelines for the revocation of registration under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree, taking into consideration causes thereof, the degree of violation, etc.
(4) When the head of a Si/Gun/Gu revokes the registration of an aggregate extraction business entity, who has a permit for extracting soil and rocks for aggregate or who has filed a report on quarrying for aggregate pursuant to Article 25 or 30 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act, or orders such business entity to suspend business operation under paragraph (1), he/she shall notify the Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu, who granted the permit for extracting soil and rocks or with whom such report has been filed, of such disposition. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(5) The Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu, who is notified of a disposition pursuant to paragraph (4), shall revoke the permit, issue an order to suspend soil and rock extraction or quarrying, or take other necessary measures under Article 31 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act and shall notify the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu of the results thereof. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 14361, Dec. 2, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 20 (Continuation, etc. of Aggregate Extraction Business upon Administrative Dispositions)
(1) No aggregate extraction business entity against whom a disposition to suspend business operation is made under Article 19 shall operate the aggregate extraction business during the period from the date when the disposition to suspend business operation is made until the date when the disposition expires: Provided, That such business entity may continue extraction of aggregate as permitted or screening, washing, crushing of aggregate as reported, if the remaining quantity of permitted extraction of aggregate or of reported production of aggregate is less than 30% of the total quantity for a project for which the extraction of aggregate has been permitted under Article 22 or for a project for which the screening, washing, or crushing of aggregate has been reported pursuant to Article 32 before the business entity becomes subject to the disposition to suspend business operation. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(2) If the disposition to revoke the registration of an aggregate extraction business is made against an aggregate extraction business entity under Article 19, such business entity shall not operate the aggregate extraction business from the date when the disposition to revoke registration is made: Provided, That such business entity may continue extraction of aggregate as permitted or screening, washing, crushing of aggregate as reported, if the remaining quantity of permitted extraction of aggregate or of reported production of aggregate is less than 20% of the total quantity for a project for which the extraction of aggregate has been permitted under Article 22 or for a project for which the screening, washing, or crushing of aggregate has been reported pursuant to Article 32 before the business entity becomes subject to a disposition to revoke registration. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(3) Where a disposition to revoke registration or to suspend business operation is made against an aggregate extraction business entity under Article 19, the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu may permit the State, a local government, or other aggregate extraction business entities to extract aggregate, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, except where such business entity is permitted to continue extraction of aggregate under paragraph (1) or (2). <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 21 (Guidance and Supervision)
(1) Each aggregate extraction business entity shall keep accounting books, in which the types and extracted quantity of aggregate from each aggregate extraction area shall be clearly recorded, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) If the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport deems it necessary to ascertain whether aggregate meets the standards for the quality of aggregate under Article 22-4 (1), he/she may require the head of a Si/Gun/Gu to report the results of investigation on the quality of aggregate or to investigate an aggregate extraction business entity or a person who sells aggregate. In such cases, he/she shall publicly announce the results of investigation on the quality of aggregate (including the results reported by the head of a Si/Gun/Gu) as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
(3) If the head of a Si/Gun/Gu deems it necessary to ascertain whether standards for the registration of aggregate extraction business are met, measures taken to reduce the environmental impact, the current status of extraction of aggregate, or any matter regarding to the extraction of aggregate, he/she may require an aggregate extraction business entity to report on matters regarding its business, such as the current status of facilities, equipment, and extraction of aggregate, or may authorize public officials under his/her control to inspect facilities, equipment, documents, etc.
(4) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall require an aggregate extraction business entity or a person who sells aggregate to submit relevant materials or enter the office, etc. of such business entity or person to investigate the quality of aggregate, so as to ascertain whether aggregate extracted, screened, washed, or crushed by an aggregate extraction business entity registered under Article 14 in any area under his/her jurisdiction meets the standards for the quality of aggregate provided for in Article 22-4 at least once a year as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015; Act No. 14850, Aug. 9, 2017>
(5) When it is intended to conduct an investigation or inspection under paragraphs (2) through (4), the relevant aggregate extraction business entity shall be notified of the date and time of such investigation or inspection, the reasons therefor, and the details thereof by no later than seven days prior to the investigation or inspection: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where it is found impracticable to achieve the objectives of such investigation or inspection because of destruction of evidence, etc. if prior notice is given. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
(6) A public official who conducts an investigation or inspection under paragraphs (2) through (4) shall carry an identification certificate indicating his/her authority and produce it to persons involved. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
Chapter IV AGGREGATE EXTRACTION, ETC.
 Article 21-2 (Designation, etc. of Prospective Area for Extraction of Aggregate)
(1) A Mayor/Do Governor shall designate specific areas, necessary for the extraction of aggregate, in a river zone or flood control zone defined in the River Act, or public waters defined in the Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act, as prospective areas for the extraction of aggregate in accordance with each annual plan on supply of and demand for aggregate formulated pursuant to Article 6 (1), as prescribed by Presidential Decree. In such cases, the period planned for the extraction of aggregate shall not exceed ten years. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(2) When a Mayor/Do Governor deems it necessary to adjust the extent of a prospective area for the extraction of aggregate or to alter the designation of such area, or finds it necessary to cancel such designation because the grounds for designation of a prospective area for the extraction of aggregate cease to exist or it its impracticable to achieve the objectives of such designation, he/she may alter or cancel the designation, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) When a Mayor/Do Governor designates a prospective area for the extraction of aggregate or alter or cancel such designation under paragraph (1) or (2), he/she shall give pubic notice thereof, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 22 (Permission to Extract Aggregate)
(1) A person who intends to extract aggregate shall obtain permission therefor from the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu [referring to the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, where it is intended to extract aggregate from an exclusive economic zone defined in Article 2 of the Act on the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (hereinafter referred to as "exclusive economic zone"), or referring to a Mayor/Do Governor, where it is intended to extract aggregate from an aggregate extraction complex defined in Article 34 (excluding aggregate extraction complexes designated in exclusive economic zones); hereafter the same shall apply in this Article and Articles 23 through 25, 29 through 31, 33, and 47-2], as prescribed by Presidential Decree: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to the following cases: <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015; Act No. 14605, Mar. 21, 2017>
1. Where a report on screening, washing, etc. is made under Article 32 to screen, wash or crush rocks (limited to rocks for crushed stones), sand or gravels generated from a project conducted pursuant to other Acts;
2. Where aggregate is extracted within the extent prescribed by Presidential Decree for the relief from a disaster, for which emergency measures are required, for military installations, for public works for a village, or for any other similar works.
(2) If an area in which a person who intends to obtain permission to extract aggregate overlaps with an area subject to a mining right, such person shall obtain consent from a person who holds the mining right or mining concession thereto: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where a person obtains approval therefor from the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy because it is found, as a result of a survey conducted by a specialized survey institution accredited by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, that the economic value of mining minerals from such area is below standards or mining minerals are unlikely to be disturbed by extracting aggregate in the course of works. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) If an area in which a person intends to obtain permission to extract aggregate is an area in which extracting aggregate is prohibited, the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu shall not grant the permission therefor. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(4) When the head of a Si/Gun/Gu receives at least two applications for permission to extract aggregate in an identical area, he/she shall grant permission preferentially to a person who intends to extract aggregate for the relief from a disaster, for military installations, or for public purposes or interests, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(5) A person who extracts aggregate with approval under the proviso to paragraph (2) and with permission to extract aggregate shall compensate a person who holds the mining right or mining concession for losses incurred as a consequence of the extraction of aggregate.
(6) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall examine the following matters in granting permission to extract aggregate pursuant to paragraph (1): <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
1. Whether such permission is consistent with the relevant annual plan on supply of and demand for aggregate under Article 6;
2. The current status of supply of and demand for aggregate;
3. Untapped quantity of aggregate;
4. Whether the quality of untapped aggregate meets standards for the quality of aggregate under Article 22-4 (1);
5. Appropriateness of the predicted environmental impact of the extraction of aggregate and measures for reducing such impact;
6. Appropriateness of plans for preventive measures for disasters and safety;
7. The applicant's capacity to extract aggregate under Article 22-3.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 22-2 Deleted. <by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
 Article 22-3 (Evaluation and Public Disclosure of Aggregate Extraction Capacity)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall evaluate the aggregate extraction business entity's capacity to extract aggregate according to the performance of extracting aggregate, equity capital, the level of management of safety, environment, and quality, etc. and shall disclose the results thereof to the public, so that the head of each Si/Gun/Gu can select proper aggregate extraction business entities. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) An aggregate extraction business entity which intends to have its capacity to extract aggregate evaluated and publicly disclosed pursuant to paragraph (1) shall submit a copy of the permit for the extraction of aggregate, a report on the current status of extraction of aggregate, a statement of financial position, and other matters specified by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The methods of the evaluation of the capacity to extract aggregate under paragraph (1), the procedures for public disclosure, and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 22-4 (Standards for Quality of Aggregate)
(1) An aggregate extraction business entity or a person who sells aggregate shall supply or sell aggregate specified in either of the following:
1. Aggregate certified as conforming to the Korean Industrial Standards under the Industrial Standardization Act;
2. Aggregate that meets quality standards prescribed by Presidential Decree for each purpose of use of aggregate.
(2) When an aggregate extraction business entity supplies aggregate specified in paragraph (1) 2, it shall conduct a quality test, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, regarding timing for conducting such test and the procedure and method for such test, or shall request a contract business entity for construction technology, as defined in Article 26 (1) of the Construction Technology Promotion Act, to conduct such quality test. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 11794, May 22, 2013>
(3) An aggregate extraction business entity shall keep documents regarding the certification of conformity of aggregate to the Korean Industrial Standards or the results of quality tests, at each aggregate extraction area, and shall provide persons involved with such documents, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012]
 Article 23 (Relationship with Other Acts)
(1) Where permission to extract aggregate is granted, the following permission or approval shall be construed granted: <Amended by Act No. 12737, Jun. 3, 2014; Act No. 12970, Jan. 6, 2015>
1. Permission for the alteration of the form and quality of land or for the extraction of soil and rocks under Article 56 (1) 2 or 3 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
2. Permission for the alteration of the form and quality of land in a water source protection area under Article 7 (4) of the Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act;
3. Permission for the occupation and use of a river under Article 33 of the River Act or permission for the use of water from a river under Article 50 of the aforesaid Act;
4. Permission for the occupation and use of public waters under Article 8 of the Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act;
5. Permission for the opening of a private road under Article 4 of the Private Road Act;
6. Permission for gathering earth and rocks, etc. under Article 17 (1) of the Regional Development Assistance Act;
7. Permission for the diversion of farmland under Article 34 (1) of the Farmland Act or permission for temporary use of farmland for any purpose other than original purposes under Article 36 (1) of the aforesaid Act;
8. Approval for a construction project in a water protection area under Article 47 of the Fishery Resources Management Act;
9. Permission for the extraction of soil and rocks in an industrial complex under Article 12 of the Industrial Sites and Development Act;
10. Permission for the extraction of soil and rocks in an area for the development of a housing site under Article 6 of the Housing Site Development Promotion Act.
(2) If a matter specified in any subparagraph of paragraph (1) is involved in cases where the head of a Si/Gun/Gu intends to grant permission to extract aggregate, the head of the Si/Gun/Gu shall consult with the heads of related agencies thereon. In such cases, the head of a related agency, upon receipt of a request for consultations, shall present his/her opinions thereon within a period specified by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 24 (Period of Extraction)
When the head of a Si/Gun/Gu grants permission to extract aggregate, he/she shall specify the period of extraction, taking into consideration the quantity of untapped aggregate, prospects for the use of land in the area involved, the surrounding environment, and other circumstances in accordance with standards prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 25 (Approval for Modification to Permission)
When a person who has obtained permission to extract aggregate intends to modify any of the matters permitted, the person shall obtain approval therefor from the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu: Provided, That if such person intends to change minor matters specified by Presidential Decree, the person shall report thereon to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 26 (Extraction of Aggregate, etc.)
A person who has received permission to extract aggregate shall extract aggregate in compliance with the terms and conditions attached to the permission, such as an area permitted for extraction and the period of extraction.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 27 Deleted. <by Act No. 5966, Apr. 15, 1999>
 Article 28 (Measures for Prevention of Disasters, etc.)
A person who extracts aggregate based on permission to extract aggregate shall take measures for preventing the destruction of the national environment and water pollution caused by the extraction of aggregate and other disasters.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 29 (Restoration of Aggregate Extraction Areas)
(1) A person who shall restore the aggregate extraction area, from among those who extract aggregate with permission to do so, shall take measures for restoring the aggregate extraction area within a period designated by the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu. <Amended by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
(2) When the head of a Si/Gun/Gu grants permission to extract aggregate, he/she shall require a person who falls under paragraph (1) to deposit money equivalent to expenses incurred in restoring the aggregate extraction area, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to the following cases: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
1. The State or a local government;
2. Where money for restoration has been already deposited pursuant to any other statute;
3. Other cases specified by Presidential Decree.
(3) If a person who has deposited money pursuant to paragraph (2) fails to take necessary measures pursuant to paragraph (1), the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu shall require a person designated by him/her to vicariously take measures necessary for restoring the aggregate extraction area and shall appropriate the deposit made pursuant to paragraph (2) for expenses incurred therefor.
(4) Upon completion of restoration work pursuant to paragraph (1) or (3), the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu shall conduct an inspection on the completion of such restoration work.
(5) If any defect is discovered from restoration work during the period set by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, beginning on the date of final inspection, a person who has undergone the inspection on the completion of restoration work under paragraph (4) shall take measures necessary for correcting such defect within a period designated by the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(6) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall require a person who intends to undergo an inspection on the completion of restoration work under paragraph (4) to deposit a warranty bond of not more than ten percent of the total cost of the restoration work under paragraph (2) for a period not exceeding five years for repair of defects that might be discovered after the inspection on the completion of restoration work: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to cases falling under paragraph (2) 1 or 3 or to cases where it is possible to appropriate the money deposited for restoration work under subparagraph 2 of the aforesaid paragraph for the warranty bond.
(7) Paragraphs (3) and (4) shall apply mutatis mutandis to the vicarious execution of measures necessary for the correction of defects and the final inspection on the repair of defects under paragraph (5).
(8) Matters necessary for the method, duration, etc. of depositing the deposit money under paragraph (2) and the warranty bond under paragraph (6) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 30 (Order to Alter Aggregate Extraction Areas, etc.)
In any of the following cases, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may order a person, who has received permission to extract aggregate, to alter the aggregate extraction area, suspend extraction, relocate facilities, or take other necessary measures: <Amended by Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017>
1. Where continuing the extraction of aggregate is likely to cause a disaster or a harm to the public due to the destruction of the natural environment or a change in the river or marine environment;
2. Where pollutants are discharged in excess of standards for discharge permitted under relevant statutes, including the Water Environment Conservation Act and the Marine Environment Management Act;
3. Where such person fails to observe any condition attached to the permission to extract aggregate.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 31 (Revocation, etc. of Permission to Extract Aggregate)
(1) If a person who has obtained permission to extract aggregate falls under any of the following, the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu may revoke the permission or suspend the extraction of aggregate for a specified period not exceeding six months: Provided, That permission to extract aggregate shall be revoked if such person falls under subparagraph 1 or 6:
1. If a person obtains permission to extract aggregate by fraud or other improper means;
2. If a person extracts aggregate by altering any permitted condition without approval therefor in violation of Article 25;
3. If a person extracts aggregate in breach of any condition of the permission in violation of Article 26;
4. If a person violates Article 29 (1) or (5);
5. If a person violates an order issued under Article 30: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to cases specified in subparagraph 6;
6. If a person to whom an order to suspend extraction has been issued under Article 30 or this Article continues the extraction of aggregate during the period for suspension of extraction.
(2) Detailed guidelines for the revocation of permission under paragraph (1), etc. shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree, taking into consideration the grounds therefor, the degree of violation, etc.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 32 (Reporting on Screening, Washing, etc. of Aggregate)
(1) A person who intends to screen, wash, or crush rocks (limited to those for crushed stones) in a scale not smaller than that specified by Presidential Decree shall secure land of at least a size prescribed by Presidential Decree, necessary for the installation, etc. of open storage yard and facilities incidental thereto, and file a report thereon with the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport: Provided, That this shall not apply where a person who has obtained permission to extract aggregate under the main sentence of Article 22 (1) intends to screen, wash or crush aggregate. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12970, Jan. 6, 2015; Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>?
1. through 5. Deleted; <by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
(2) When a person who has filed a report on the extraction of aggregate intends to revise any description in the report, he/she shall file a modified report with the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where such person intends to modify minor matters specified by Presidential Decree.
(3) Articles 22 (6), 24, 29 and 30 shall apply mutatis mutandis to a person who has filed a report on screening, washing or crushing of aggregate, Article 33 to a person who screens, washes, or crushes aggregate without filing a report thereon under paragraph (1). <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 12970, Jan. 6, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 33 (Order of Restoration, etc.)
(1) If a person, who is obligated to obtain permission to extract aggregate, extracts aggregate without the permission, the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu shall order the person to restore the aggregate extraction area to the original state or remove facilities therein, or may take necessary measures therefor.
(2) If a person to whom an order has been issued under paragraph (1) fails to comply with the order, the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu may vicariously execute necessary measures in accordance with the Administrative Vicarious Execution Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
CHAPTER V MEASURES, ETC. FOR STABILIZATION OF SUPPLY OF AND DEMAND FOR AGGREGATE
 Article 33-2 (Measures for Stabilization of Supply of and Demand for Aggregate)
(1) If the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport finds that the imbalance between the supply of and demand for aggregate is likely to seriously disrupt the management of the national economy, he/she may take the following measures: <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Designation of an aggregate extraction complex under Article 34 (limited to aggregate extraction complexes in exclusive economic zones) for the intensive development of aggregate and the alteration or cancellation of such designation;
2. Stockpiling of aggregate;
3. Coordination of export and import of aggregate;
4. Other measures prescribed by Presidential Decree as necessary to stabilize the supply of and demand for aggregate.
(2) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to take measures under paragraph (1), he/she shall consult with the heads of related administrative agencies thereon. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 34 (Designation, etc. of Aggregate Extraction Complexes)
(1) When a Mayor/Do Governor (referring to the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, if an aggregate extraction complex to be designated is in an exclusive economic zone; hereafter the same shall apply in paragraphs (2) through (6) of this Article and Article 34-2) deems it necessary to efficiently use aggregate resources and stabilize the supply of and demand for aggregate, he/she may, at his/her own discretion or at the request of any of the following persons, designate an area endowed with high-quality aggregate, if such area can be easily and intensively exploited, (excluding mountainous districts defined in the Mountainous Districts Management Act) as an aggregate extraction complex: <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
1. A Mayor/Do Governor (limited to where an application for the designation of an aggregate extraction complex in an exclusive economic zone is filed);
2. The head of a Si/Gun/Gu;
3. The Korea Water Resources Corporation established pursuant to the Korea Water Resources Corporation Act or any other public institution specified by Presidential Decree;
4. A community comprising at least five aggregate extraction businesses.
(2) When a Mayor/Do Governor intends to designate an aggregate extraction complex pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall conduct the impact assessment of the use of a sea area under the Marine Environment Management Act (including consultations on the use of a sea area) and consult on the strategic environmental impact assessment and the environmental impact assessment under the Environmental Impact Assessment Act. In such cases, when a Mayor/Do Governor grants permission to extract aggregate under Article 22 in an aggregate extraction complex, the consultations on the impact assessment of the use of a sea area, on the strategic environmental impact assessment, and on the environmental impact assessment shall be deemed completed. <Amended by Act No. 10892, Jul. 21, 2011; Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(3) When a Mayor/Do Governor deems it necessary to adjust the extent of an aggregate extraction complex designated pursuant to paragraph (1) or to alter such designation, or finds it necessary to cancel such designation because grounds for designation of an aggregate extraction complex cease to exist or it is impracticable to achieve the objectives of such designation, he/she may, at his/her own discretion or at the request of a person specified in any subparagraph of paragraph (1), alter or cancel the designation, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(4) When a Mayor/Do Governor intends to designate an aggregate extraction complex pursuant to paragraph (1) or to alter an aggregate extraction complex pursuant to paragraph (3), he/she shall consult with the heads of related administrative agencies thereon: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to a change in the area of a complex which falls short of standards prescribed by Presidential Decree or to a minor change. In such cases, except where the extraction of aggregate is prohibited by any other Act, the head of a related administrative agency shall give clear notice of necessary matters, including rules that shall be complied with in extracting aggregate. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(5) When a Mayor/Do Governor designates an aggregate extraction complex pursuant to paragraph (1) or cancels or alters such designation pursuant to paragraph (3), he/she shall give public notice thereof without delay, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(6) When the head of a central administrative authority for the State-owned land, or the head of a local government having jurisdiction over the public land, in an area designated as an aggregate extraction complex pursuant to paragraph (1), intends to issue a permit for the use, or the use and enjoyment, of such land, or to rent such land, for the purposes of installing a structure, changing the form and quality of the land, or conducting activities specified by Presidential Decree under the State Property Act or the Public Property and Commodity Management Act, he/she shall consult thereon with the competent Mayor/Do Governor. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(7) The guidelines and procedures concerning the period of designation of an aggregate extraction complex, the site location and extent of an aggregate extraction complex, and the permitted quantity and period of extraction and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 34-2 (Management, etc. of Aggregate Extraction Complexes)
(1) An aggregate extraction complex shall be managed by a person designated by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport in accordance with standards and procedures prescribed by Presidential Decree for selection (hereinafter referred to as "complex manager"), from among the persons specified in Article 34 (1) 1 through 3. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
(2) A person designated as a complex manager pursuant to paragraph (1) shall formulate a plan for the management of the aggregate extraction complex (hereinafter referred to as "complex management plan") within six months, which shall include the location and area of the aggregate extraction complex, the period of management of the aggregate extraction complex, and other matters specified by Presidential Decree, and shall obtain approval therefor from the competent Mayor/Do Governor. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(3) When a person specified in any subparagraph of Article 34 (1) 1 through 3 files an application for the designation of an aggregate extraction complex, he/she may also file an application for approval for the relevant complex management plan under paragraph (2). <Amended by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
(4) Deleted. <by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(5) When a Mayor/Do Governor approves a complex management plan, he/she shall give public notice thereof, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and notify the heads of related administrative agencies and the relevant complex manager thereof. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(6) Paragraphs (2), (3), and (5) shall apply mutatis mutandis to a revision to a complex management plan: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to a change in the quantity of aggregate planned to extract or the area of a complex which falls short of the standards prescribed by Presidential Decree, or any other minor change. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(7) If a complex manager designated pursuant to paragraph (1) fails to, or is unable to, perform the management of the complex in accordance with the relevant complex management plan, the competent Mayor/Do Governor may revoke the designation of the complex manager or replace the complex manager with another person. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
(8) Matters necessary for formulation of a complex management plan by a complex manager shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 34-3 (Collection, etc. of Fees for Management of Complex)
(1) A complex manager may collect fees (hereinafter referred to as "complex management fees") from persons who extract aggregate from the aggregate extraction complex to cover expenses incurred in managing the complex, such as surveys and environmental conservation of the aggregate extraction complex or the execution of administrative procedures.
(2) Complex management fees shall be used for the following purposes: <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
1. Management of the aggregate extraction complex;
2. Payment of river occupation fees or fees for the occupation and use of public waters;
3. Supportive projects, such as environmental conservation and the protection of fisheries in surrounding areas, within the extent prescribed by Presidential Decree: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to cases where such supportive projects are implemented to protect fisheries by using fees for the occupation and use of public waters under the Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act.;
4. Other expenses incurred in conducting surveys and designating the aggregate extraction complex.
(3) If a person fails to pay complex management fees, the complex manager shall collect such fees in the same manner as delinquent national or local taxes are collected.
(4) Matters regarding guidelines for the collection and calculation of complex management fees and the method of payment in installments shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 34-4 (Special Cases concerning Collection and Reduction of Fees for Occupation and Use of River)
Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 23 (1) 3 or 4, the provisions regarding the collection and reduction of fees for the occupation and use of a river under Article 37 of the River Act or the provisions regarding the collection and reduction of fees for the occupation and use of public waters under Article 13 of the Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act shall apply to an aggregate extraction complex from the time when permission to extract aggregate is granted pursuant to Article 22.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 35 Deleted. <by Act No. 7307, Dec. 31, 2004>
 Articles 36 and 37 Deleted. <by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
CHAPTER VI AGGREGATES ASSOCIATION
 Article 38 (Establishment of Aggregates Association)
(1) Aggregate extraction business entities may establish an aggregates association (hereinafter referred to as the "Association") with objectives to improve technology for the extraction of aggregate and to promote robust development of aggregate extraction business.
(2) The Association shall be a legal entity.
(3) The Association shall be duly formed when its establishment is registered with the registry having jurisdiction over its principal place of business.
(4) Aggregate extraction business entities may be admitted to the Association as members, as stipulated in its articles of association.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 39 (Approval for Establishment, etc.)
(1) In order to establish the Association, at least 50 aggregate extraction business entities shall draw up articles of association as incorporators, present the articles of association at an inaugural general meeting of the Association for resolution thereon, and obtain approval therefor from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport approves articles of association pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall make public announcement thereof. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 40 (Mutual Aid Programs)
(1) The Association may engage in mutual aid programs with permission from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The details of the mutual aid programs under paragraph (1) and matters necessary for the operation of such mutual aid programs shall be stipulated in the articles of association of the Association, subject to approval from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to permit a mutual aid program under paragraph (1), he/she shall consult with the Financial Services Commission on whether it is impracticable for an insurance company defined in Article 4 of the Insurance Business Act to manage such mutual aid program and whether it is necessary to permit such mutual aid program. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to approve the articles of association or establish guidelines for the supervision of mutual aid programs pursuant to paragraph (2), he/she shall consult thereon with the Financial Services Commission. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(5) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may request the Governor of the Financial Supervisory Service under the Act on the Establishment, etc. of Financial Services Commission to conduct an inspection on mutual aid programs under paragraph (1). <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Articles 41 and 42 Deleted. <by Act No. 5966, Apr. 15, 1999>
 Article 43 (Guidance and Supervision)
When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport finds it necessary for providing guidance and supervision to the Association, he/she may require the Association to submit a report or data on its business operation or may issue an order to the Association with regard to other necessary matters. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 44 (Application Mutatis Mutandis of the Civil Act)
Except as provided for in this Act, the provisions regarding incorporated associations in the Civil Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to the Association.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
CHAPTER VII SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
 Article 45 (Transfer of Effects of Dispositions, etc.)
Dispositions and other actions made to an aggregate extraction business entity under this Act or an order issued under this Act shall also be effective to a successor to the aggregate extraction business entity.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 46 (Reporting)
The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may require a Mayor/Do Governor to report on the current status of registration of aggregate extraction business entities, the current status of extraction of aggregate, etc. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 47 (Access to Another Person's Land)
(1) If necessary for investigations and land surveys, a person who conducts a survey on aggregate resources pursuant to this Act may enter another person's land or temporarily use another person's land as the storage of materials or temporary roads and may alter or remove trees, soil, stones, and other obstacles, if particularly necessary.
(2) A person who intends to enter another person's land pursuant to paragraph (1) shall notify the owner, occupant, or manager of the land of the date, time, and place of entrance by no later than seven days prior to the date when he/she plans to enter the land.
(3) When a person needs to temporarily use another person's land as the storage of materials or temporary roads or alter or remove trees, soil, stones, and other obstacles pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall obtain consent thereto from the owner, occupant, or manager of the land: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where it is impracticable to obtain consent from the owner, occupant, or manager of the land, because the domicile or abode of the owner, occupant, or manager is not known and so the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu grants a permit for such activities instead.
(4) No person shall enter the land enclosed by a wall or fence without consent from the occupant or manager of the land thereto before sunrise or after sunset.
(5) A person who intends to conduct activities referred to in paragraph (1) shall carry an identification indicating his/her status or a permit issued under the proviso to paragraph (3) and shall produce it to persons involved.
(6) If a person sustains a loss due to the activities referred to in paragraph (1), the actor shall compensate such person for the loss.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 47-2 (Hearings)
In order for the head of a Si/Gun/Gu to make any of the following dispositions, he/she shall hold a hearing:
1. Revocation of the registration of an aggregate extraction business under Article 19 (1);
2. Revocation of permission to extract aggregate under Article 31.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 47-3 (Legal Fiction as Public Official in Application of Penalty Provisions)
Any person who is involved in the affairs falling under Article 22-3, from among those entrusted under Article 48 (2), shall be deemed a public official in applying Articles 129 through 132 of the Criminal Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015]
 Article 48 (Delegation and Entrustment of Authority)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may partially delegate his/her authority under this Act to Mayors/Do Governors, the heads of Sis/Guns/Gus, or the heads of affiliated agencies, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, a Mayor/Do Governor, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may entrust some of the affairs assigned to him/her under this Act to the Association, a complex manager specified in Article 34 (1) 3, or any other related institution, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 48-2 (Fees)
Any of the following persons shall pay fees, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. A person who intends to have an aggregate extraction business registered pursuant to Article 14 (1);
2. A person who intends to file a report on matters regarding standards for the registration of an aggregate extraction business pursuant to Article 14 (3);
3. A person who intends to have his/her capacity to extract aggregate evaluated and publicly disclosed pursuant to Article 22-3.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER VIII PENALTY PROVISIONS
 Article 49 (Penalty Provisions)
Any of the following persons shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for not more than three years or by a fine not exceeding 30 million won: <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 12970, Jan. 6, 2015; Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
1. A person who operates an aggregate extraction business not registered in violation of Article 14 (1);
2. A person who has an aggregate extraction business registered under Article 14 (1) by fraud or other improper means;
3. A person who extracts aggregate without permission in violation of Article 22 (1);
4. A person who obtains permission to extract aggregate under Article 22 (1) by fraud or other improper means;
4-2. A person who supplies or sells aggregate not certified or not conforming to standards for quality in violation of Article 22-4 (1);
5. A person who extracts aggregate by altering any condition of permission without approval therefor in violation of the main sentence of Article 25;
6. A person who extracts aggregate in breach of any condition of permission in violation of Article 26;
7. A person who screens, washes or crushes aggregate without filing a report thereon as prescribed in Article 32 (1).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 50 (Penalty Provisions)
Any of the following persons shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for not more than one year or by a fine not exceeding 10 million won: <Amended by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No. 12970, Jan. 6, 2015; Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
1. A person who allows another person to use his/her trade name or title to operate an aggregate extraction business, or lends his/her certificate of registration to another person, in violation of Article 18;
2. A person who extracts aggregate or screens, washes, or crushes aggregate in violation of the proviso to Article 20 (1) in an aggregate extraction area where the remaining quantity is at least 30 percent of the permitted quantity of extraction or the reported quantity of production;
3. A person who extracts aggregate or screens, washes, or crushes aggregate in violation of the proviso to Article 20 (2) in an aggregate extraction area where the remaining quantity is at least 20 percent of the permitted quantity of extraction or the reported quantity of production;
4. A person who violates an order issued under Article 30;
5. A person who screens, washes, or crushes aggregate without filing a modified report pursuant to Article 32 (2).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 51 (Joint Penalty Provisions)
If the representative of a legal entity or an agent, servant, or any other employee of a legal entity or individual commits an offense in violation of Article 49 or 50 in connection with the businesses of the legal entity or individual, not only shall such offender be punished, but the legal entity or individual shall also be punished by the fine prescribed in the relevant provisions: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where a legal entity or individual has not neglected due care and supervision over the relevant business in order to prevent such offense.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011]
 Article 52 (Administrative Fines)
(1) Any of the following persons shall be punished by an administrative fine not exceeding five million won, as prescribed by Presidential Decree: <Amended by Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
1. A person who fails to file a report on matters regarding standards for registration within the reporting period in violation of Article 14 (3);
2. A person who fails to file a report on a transfer or merger in violation of Article 17 (1);
3. A person who fails to submit data pursuant to Article 21 (2) and (4) without justifiable reasons or refuses, interferes with, or evades an inspection.
(2) Administrative fines under paragraph (1) shall be imposed and collected by either of the following persons, as prescribed by Presidential Decree: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport: Administrative fines imposed under paragraph (1) 3;
2. The head of a Si/Gun/Gu: Administrative fines imposed under paragraph (1) 1 or 2.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012]
ADDENDA
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Aggregate Picking Business) The person who has been running the aggregate picking business at the time of the enforcement of this Act, may run the aggregate picking business for up to 2 years from the Enforcement Date of this Act, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 14.
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Permission, etc. for Picking Aggregate) The permission, etc., related to the picking of aggregate, obtained under the River Act, the Public Waters Management Act, the Urban Planning Act, or other related statutes (excluding the Forestry Act) before the enforcement date of this Act, shall be considered as permission for picking aggregate, obtained under the conditions as prescribed in this Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4541, Mar. 6, 1993>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No, 4781, Aug. 3, 1994>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4816, Dec. 22, 1994>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4817, Dec. 22, 1994>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1996.
Articles 2 through 16 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5111, Dec. 29, 1995>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5453, Dec. 13, 1997>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1998. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 5454, Dec. 13, 1997>
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1998. (Proviso Omitted.)
ADDENDA <Act No. 5893, Feb. 8, 1999>
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. 5914, Feb. 8, 1999>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5966, Apr. 15, 1999>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 32 shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Registration of Aggregate Extraction Business Entity) Any aggregate extraction business entity who has registered with the Mayor/Do Governor under the previous provisions at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have registered with the head of a Si/Gun/Gu under this Act.
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Permission for Screening, Washing and Crushing Aggregate) Any person who has obtained permission for screening, washing or crushing aggregate under the previous provisions at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have reported under this Act.
(4) (Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Disposition) The administrative disposition to be taken against any offence committed before this Act enters into force shall be governed by the amended provisions of this Act: Provided, That the previous provisions shall apply where the administrative disposition has been taken before this Act enters into force.
(5) (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions, etc.) The application of the penalty provisions and administrative fines to any act committed before this Act enters into force shall be governed by the previous provisions.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6656, Feb. 4, 2002>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2003.
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6851, Dec. 30, 2002>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions) The application of the penalty provisions to the acts committed before this Act enters into force shall be governed by the previous provisions.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7307, Dec. 31, 2004>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 21-2 shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Prospective River Area for Aggregate Extraction) The area designated as a prospective area for aggregate extraction under the previous provisions at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to be designated under this Act.
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. 8260, Jan. 19, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 24 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. 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.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8377, 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. 8479, May 17, 2007>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Articles 14, 19, 22-3, 29 and 31 shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Applicability to Inspection for Completion of Restoration Work, etc.) The amended provisions of Article 29 (4) through (8) shall apply to cases where permission for aggregate extraction is obtained on or after this Act enters into force.
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Revocation of Registration of Aggregate Extraction Business) Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Articles 19 and 31, the revocation of registration of aggregate extraction business on account of an offence committed before the enforcement date of this Act shall be governed by the former provisions.
(4) (Transitional Measures concerning Guidance and Supervision) Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 21, the inspections notified before the enforcement date of this Act pursuant to the former provision of Article 21 (2) shall be governed by the former provisions.
(5) (Transitional Measures concerning Report on Matters related to Guidelines for Registration of Aggregate Extraction Business) Any aggregate extraction business entity who registered its aggregate extraction business or reported the change of any matter registered shall submit a report on the matters related to the guidelines for the registration of the aggregate extraction business within six months after the enforcement date of this Act, if two years have elapsed as of the enforcement date of this Act since the day on which such registration or report was filed or submitted.
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. 8863, Feb. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9037, Mar. 28, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2009.
Articles 2 through 19 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9401, Jan. 30, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9636, Apr. 22, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10764, May 30, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10892, Jul. 21, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11016, Aug. 4, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 (Special Cases concerning Exemption of Persons whose Aggregate Extraction Business is Registered from Duty to Report on Matters regarding Standards for Registration)
Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 14 (3), a person referred to in the aforesaid paragraph shall be exempted from a duty to report on matters regarding standards for registration under the amended provisions of paragraph (2) of the aforesaid Article during a period from the enforcement date of this Act until December 31, 2013.
Article 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11362, Feb. 22, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 10 (3) shall enter into force four months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 (Applicability to Continuation of Aggregate Extraction Business upon Administrative Disposition)
The amended provisions of Article 20 (1) and (2) shall apply to cases for which permission is granted or a report is filed after this Act enters into force.
Articles 3 (Applicability to Reporting on Screening, Washing, or Crushing of Aggregate)
The amended provisions of Article 32 (3) shall apply to cases for which a report on screening, washing, or crushing of aggregate is filed after this Act enters into force.
Articles 4 (Applicability to Consultations with Heads of Related Administrative Agencies in Approving Plans on Management of Aggregate Extraction Complexes)
The amended provisions of Article 34-2 (4) shall apply to plans on the management of a complex, approved after this Act enters into force.
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. 11794, May 22, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 26 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12737, Jun. 3, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2015.
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12970, Jan. 6, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 21 (2) shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Reporting on Screening, Washing, etc. of Aggregate)
The amended provisions of Article 32 (1) and (3) shall apply to cases for which a report (including a modified report) on screening, washing or crushing of aggregate is filed after this Act enters into force. <Amended by No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
ADDENDA <Act No. 13672, Dec. 29, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 15 shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Incidental Extraction of Aggregate)
The amended provisions of Article 22 (1) 1 shall apply beginning with the first report on screening, washing or crushing aggregate after the enforcement of this Act.
Article 3 (Applicability to Ownership of Business Site)
The amended provisions of Article 2 of the Addenda to the partially amended Aggregate Extraction Act (Act No. 12970) shall apply beginning with the first report (including a modified report) after the enforcement of this Act.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Ground for Disqualification such as Incompetents, etc.)
Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 15, the former provisions shall apply to persons who have been declared incompetent or quasi-incompetent as at the time the same amended provisions enter into force, and for whom such declaration remains effective pursuant to the amended provisions of Article 2 of the Addenda of the Civil Act (Act No. 10429).
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Disposition)
The former provisions shall apply to administrative dispositions imposed on any act done before this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14361, Dec. 2, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended part of an Act which was promulgated before the enforcement of this Act, but the date on which it enters into force has not yet arrived, among the Acts amended by Article 6 of the Addenda, shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the relevant Act, respectively.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14605, Mar. 21, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 14850, Aug. 9, 2017>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.