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PROMOTION OF INSTALLATION OF WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITIES AND ASSISTANCE, ETC. TO ADJACENT AREAS ACT

Act No. 4907, Jan. 5, 1995

Amended by Act No. 5396, Aug. 28, 1997

Act No. 5454, Dec. 13, 1997

Act No. 5914, Feb. 8, 1999

Act No. 5911, Feb. 8, 1999

Act No. 5893, Feb. 8, 1999

Act No. 5867, Feb. 8, 1999

Act No. 6656, Feb. 4, 2002

Act No. 6654, Feb. 4, 2002

Act No. 6841, Dec. 30, 2002

Act No. 7169, Feb. 9, 2004

Act No. 7386, Jan. 27, 2005

Act No. 7428, Mar. 31, 2005

Act No. 7678, Aug. 4, 2005

Act No. 8014, Sep. 27, 2006

Act No. 8214, Jan. 3, 2007

Act No. 8338, Apr. 6, 2007

Act No. 8371, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8370, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8352, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8351, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8343, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8423, May 11, 2007

Act No. 8820, Dec. 27, 2007

Act No. 8819, Dec. 27, 2007

Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007

Act No. 8976, Mar. 21, 2008

Act No. 9758, jun. 9, 2009

Act No. 9763, jun. 9, 2009

Act No. 10272, Apr. 15, 2010

Act No. 10331, May 31, 2010

Act No. 11267, Feb. 1, 2012

Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013

Act No. 12248, Jan. 14, 2014

Act No. 12322, Jan. 21, 2014

Act No. 12622, May 20, 2014

Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015

Act No. 14480, Dec. 27, 2016

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to contribute to environmental conservation and to improvement in the quality of nationals’ livelihood by facilitating installation of waste disposal facilities and promotion of residents’ welfare of the
adjacent areas through promoting the securing of sites for waste disposal facilities and support for the residents of adjacent areas.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 2 (Definitions)
The definitions of terms used in this Act shall be as follows:
1. The term "waste disposal facilities" means the waste disposal facilities defined under Article 2 of the Wastes Control Act;
2. The term "agencies installing waste disposal facilities" means persons under the following items:
(a) The Minister of Environment or the head of a local government (including an association of local government agencies incorporated under Article 159 of the Local Autonomy Act; hereinafter the same shall apply) intending to install and operate following waste disposal facilities:
(i) Waste landfill facilities, the created area of which is larger than 150,000 square meters, with a daily landfill capacity of 300 tons or more;
(ii) Waste incineration facilities with a daily treatment capacity of 50 tons or more;
(iii) Other waste disposal facilities determined and announced by the Minister of Environment in consideration of the environmental impact on the adjacent areas (referring to facilities installed by the Minister of Environment only) or prescribed by Municipal Ordinance of a local government (referring to the facilities installed by a local government);
(b) The president of Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the "president of Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corporation") intending to install and operate waste disposal facilities of subitem (i) or subitem (ii) of item (a) under the Act on the Establishment and Management of Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corporation.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 3 (Inclusion in National Land Planning)
Where the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, a Do Governor, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, the head of a Si or a Gun formulates a comprehensive Do plan or a comprehensive Si/Gun plan pursuant to the Framework Act on the National Land, he/she shall reflect a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities for disposal of waste produced from the relevant local government in such comprehensive plan as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 4 (Inclusion in Urban or Gun Master Plan)
Where the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, or the head of a Si/Gun formulates an Si or Gun master plan pursuant to Article 18 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, he/she shall include a comprehensive Do plan under Article 3, a multi-districts development plan under Article 5 of the Balanced Regional Development and Support for Local Small and Medium Enterprises Act, and a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities included in a master plan for waste control under Article 9 of the Wastes Control Act, by putting them together in such urban or Gun master plan. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 5 (Installation and Operation of Waste Disposal Facilities in Accordance with Development of Industrial Complex, etc.)
(1) A person who intends to develop, install, or enlarge any of the following industrial complex or factory shall directly install and operate waste disposal facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree for disposal of waste produced from such industrial complex, etc. or have another person install and operate such facilities: <Amended by Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015>
1. Which discharges waste exceeding the amount prescribed by Presidential Decree;
2. Which exceeds the scale prescribed by Presidential Decree;
3. Deleted. <by Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015>
(2) A person who intends to develop, install, or enlarge a tourist resort or a tourist complex that fulfills all the following requirements (referring to a tourist resort or a tourist complex under the Tourism Promotion Act; hereinafter the same shall apply) shall directly install and operate waste disposal facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree for disposal of waste produced from such tourist resort or tourist complex or have another person install and operate such facilities: Provided, That where the amount of waste discharged does not exceed the amount prescribed by Presidential Decree, he/she shall pay the amount of money corresponding to the expenses for installation of waste disposal facilities to the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, the head of a Si/Gun or the head of a Gu (referring to the head of an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply): <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015>
1. Which discharges waste exceeding the amount prescribed by Presidential Decree;
2. Which exceeds the scale prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) In cases falling under paragraphs (1) and (2), a person who intends to install waste disposal facilities in any place other than the relevant industrial complex, factory, tourist resort, or tourist complex due to unavoidable circumstances shall make an installation plan, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, to obtain approval from the Minister of Environment, the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, a Do Governor, or the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, according to the following distinction. The same shall also apply when modifying approved matters: <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013; Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015>
1. Waste disposal facilities to be installed extending over the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City, a Special Self-Governing City, and a Do which are different from each other: The Minister of Environment;
2. Other waste disposal facilities: The Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, a Do Governor, or the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, who has the jurisdiction over the area where the installation of waste disposal facilities is intended.
(4) Necessary matters concerning the method of calculating the amount to pay under the proviso to paragraph (2), the payment procedure therefor, etc. shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 6 (Installation, etc. of Waste Disposal Facilities in Accordance with Housing Lot Development Project)
(1) A person who intends to develop an apartment complex or housing lots exceeding the scale prescribed by Presidential Decree shall install waste disposal facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree for disposal of waste produced from such apartment complex or housing lots, or pay an amount equivalent to the expenses for such installation to the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, the head of a Si/Gun, or the head of a Gu, having jurisdiction over the relevant area. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013; Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015>
(2) The Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, and the head of a Si/Gun, or the head of a Gu shall use the amount received under paragraph (1) for the installation of waste disposal facilities for disposal of waste produced from the relevant apartment complex or housing lots. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
(3) If a person who is to pay an amount equivalent to the expenses for installation under paragraph (1) fails to pay such amount within the payment deadline, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, the head of a Si/Gun, or the head of a Gu shall collect such amount of money in the same manner as delinquent local taxes are collected. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
(4) Matters necessary for the method of calculation of an amount of money to be paid, the procedure for payment, etc. under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 7 (Securing Sites for Waste Disposal Facilities)
Any person who should install waste disposal facilities under Article 5 or Article 6 (1) shall take measures to include a plan for securing a site for such facilities in the plan for development, establishment, and enlargement of the industrial complex concerned in advance.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 8 (Graded Application of Fees for Waste Disposal)
The head of a local government operating waste disposal facilities may, when he/she collects fees for disposal of waste at such waste disposal facilities, collect additional dues for the waste brought from the areas other than Si/Gun or Gu (referring to autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply) where such waste disposal facilities are installed in addition to collecting such fees within the extent as prescribed by Municipal Ordinance of the local government concerned (referring to the articles of association in cases of the association of local government agencies incorporated under Article 159 of the Local Autonomy Act; hereinafter the same shall apply) prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
CHAPTER II PROMOTION OF PROJECTS INSTALLING WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITIES
 Article 9 (Selection of Locations of Waste Disposal Facilities)
(1) An agency installing waste disposal facilities shall, where it intends to install and operate waste disposal facilities, determine and publicly announce a plan for selection of such locations: Provided, That where it falls under any of the following subparagraphs, the same shall not apply:
1. Where it installs waste disposal facilities pursuant to Article 5;
2. In cases of installing waste disposal facilities pursuant to Article 6 (1), where the volume of waste to be brought from the areas other than the relevant apartment complex or housing lots and to be treated does not exceed 50/100 of the disposal capacity of such facilities.
(2) Matters under the following subparagraphs shall be included in a plan for selection of location under the main sentence of paragraph (1):
1. Types and volume of production of waste subject to disposal;
2. Areas subject to waste disposal;
3. Types and scale of waste disposal facilities;
4. Standards for and methods of selection of location.
(3) Where an agency installing waste disposal facilities has publicly announced a plan for selection of locations under paragraph (1), it shall, without delay, establish the Location Selection Committee (hereinafter referred to as the "Location Selection Committee") in which the representative of residents participate to select locations of the relevant waste disposal facilities as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) When the Location Selection Committee selects a location pursuant to paragraph (3), it shall have the institution selected by the Location Selection Committee from among the specialized research institutions prescribed by Presidential Decree examine the appropriateness of the location of the site proposed in advance and shall consider such result of examination: Provided, That where the Location Selection Committee deems it unnecessary for the specialized research institution to examine the appropriateness of the location of a proposed site, it may omit the examination or substitute a written opinion of examination by the related experts prescribed by Presidential Decree for the examination.
(5) The Location Selection Committee may, where a majority of the heads of households residing in the area prescribed by Presidential Decree desire the installation of waste disposal facilities in such areas pursuant to the plan for selection of a location under paragraph (1), conduct the examination on the appropriateness of the location of a proposed site under paragraph (4) for such area only.
(6) The Location Selection Committee shall open the process of the examination on the appropriateness of the location of a proposed site and the results of such examination (where it has omitted the examination of the appropriateness or substituted a written opinion of examination by the relevant experts for the examination pursuant to the proviso to paragraph (4), referring to the reason of such omission or such written opinion of examination) under paragraphs (4) and (5) to the residents of the relevant area. In such cases, an agency installing waste disposal facilities shall provide necessary support for opening to the public.
(7) Where the Location Selection Committee intends to select a place the distance of which from the boundary of another local government (excluding the association of local government agencies incorporated pursuant to Article 159 of the Local Autonomy Act; hereinafter the same shall apply in this paragraph) to the boundary of the site of relevant facilities is within a two-kilometer radius as the location when selecting the location pursuant to paragraph (3), it shall, before selecting the location, request an agency installing waste disposal facilities to consult with the head of the local government concerned with the attachment of the results of the examination on the appropriateness of the location of a proposed site and the data for the reason, etc. of selection of such site as the location. In such cases, if an agency installing waste disposal facilities fails to consult with the head of the adjacent local government, it shall make an application for adjustment to the National Environmental Dispute Resolution Commission under Article 4 of the Environmental Dispute Mediation DAct. <Amended by Act No. 11267, Feb. 1, 2012>
(8) If an agency installing waste disposal facilities intends to modify important matters prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as the area of site of the location selected pursuant to paragraph (3), etc., it shall obtain the consent of the Location Selection Committee. In such cases, unless the Location Selection Committee has been established, it shall be established in application of paragraph (3) mutatis mutandis.
(9) When the Location Selection Committee under paragraph (8) consents to the modification of the area of site of the location, where the distance from the boundary of the site after the modification to the boundary of another local government is within a two-kilometer radius, it shall request an agency installing waste disposal facilities to consult with the head of the local government concerned before it consents to such modification. In such cases, if an agency installing waste disposal facilities fails to consult with the head of the local government concerned, the latter part of paragraph (7) shall apply mutatis mutandis.
(10) Matters necessary for the operation of the Location Selection Committee under paragraph (3) and the latter part of paragraph (8) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 10 (Determination, Announcement, etc. of Location of Waste Disposal Facilities)
(1) An agency installing waste disposal facilities shall, where it has selected a location for waste disposal facilities under Article 9, determine and announce such location and offer its drawings for public perusal for not less than one month. The same shall also apply to cases where it modifies important matters prescribed by Presidential Decree from among the announced matters. <Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007>
(2) and (3) Deleted. <by Act No. 5867, Feb. 8, 1999>
(4) Where an agency installing waste disposal facilities intends to determine and announce a location for waste disposal facilities under paragraph (1), it shall consult with the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, the head of a Si/Gun, or the head of a Gu, having jurisdiction over the site concerned. <Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007; Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
(5) Contents of the announcement of a location for waste disposal facilities under paragraph (1) and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007>
 Article 11 (Legal Fiction as Area of Use for Location outside Urban Area)
Where the area for installation of waste disposal facilities the location of which has been announced pursuant to Article 10 is located outside the urban area under subparagraph 1 of Article 6 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, it shall be deemed that such area has been designated as the planned control area pursuant to Article 36 (1) of the same Act and that such facilities have been determined as the urban or Gun planning facilities pursuant to Article 43 (1) of the same Act. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 11-2 (Restrictions, etc. on Activities within Location of Waste Disposal Facilities)
(1) A person who intends to engage in any activity falling under any of the following subparagraphs within the location of waste disposal facilities publicly announced pursuant to Article 10 (1) shall obtain permission from the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, the head of a Si/Gun, or the head of a Gu. The same shall also apply to cases where he/she intends to modify matters prescribed by Presidential Decree from among the permitted matters: <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
1. Making changes in the form and quality of land;
2. Construction of buildings and structures;
3. Installation of structures;
4. Gathering of earth, stone, sand, or gravel;
5. Division of land prescribed by Presidential Decree;
6. Open-air storage of objects prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(2) If the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, the head of a Si/Gun, or the head of a Gu intends to grant permission under paragraph (1), he/she shall consult with an agency installing waste disposal facilities in advance. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
(3) The Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, the head of a Si/Gun, or the head of a Gu may order a person who has violated paragraph (1) to restore to the original state. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 11-3 (Approval, etc. of Plans for Installation of Waste Disposal Facilities)
(1) An agency installing waste disposal facilities shall, where it has announced the location of waste disposal facilities pursuant to Article 10 (1), formulate a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities.
(2) The head of a local government or the president of the Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corporation shall, where he/she has formulated a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities pursuant to paragraph (1), obtain approval from the Minister of Environment. The same shall also apply to cases where he/she modifies matters prescribed by Presidential Decree from among the approved matters.
(3) Where the Minister of Environment has formulated a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities pursuant to paragraph (1) or has approved a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities pursuant to paragraph (2), he/she shall publicly announce such plan in the official gazette, internet media, such as homepage, and at least one central daily newspaper, respectively.
(4) Matters to be included in the plan for installation of waste disposal facilities under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 12 (Legal Fiction, etc. as Authorization, Permission, etc. under Other Statutes)
(1) Where the plan for installation of waste disposal facilities has been publicly announced pursuant to Article 11-3 (3), it shall be deemed that an agency installing waste disposal facilities has obtained permission, designation, authorization, approval, recognition, decision, license, and announcement, and public notice falling under any of the following subparagraphs: <Amended by Act Nos. 8819 & 8820, Dec. 27, 2007; Act No. 8976, Mar. 21, 2008; Act Nos. 9758 & 9763, Jun. 9, 2009; Act No. 10272, Apr. 15, 2010; Act No. 10331, May 31, 2010; Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013; Act No. 12248, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 14480, Dec. 27, 2016>
1. Permission under Article 11-2 (1);
2. Approval of the installation of waste disposal facilities under Article 29 (2) of the Wastes Control Act;
3. Permission for development activities under Article 56 (1) of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, designation and announcement of a project performer of the urban or Gun planning facilities under Article 86 of the same Act, and formulation, authorization, and announcement of the implementation plan under Articles 88 and 91 of the same Act;
4. Authorization of water supply projects under Articles 17 and 49 of the Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act and authorization of the installation of exclusive water supply under Articles 52 and 54 of the same Act;
5. Permission for the performance of public sewerage works under Article 16 of the Sewerage Act;
6. Permission for the occupancy or use of public waters under Article 8 of the Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act, approval or reporting of the implementation plan for the occupancy or use of public waters under Article 17 of the same Act, approval of a reclamation license for public waters under Article 28 of the same Act, and the implementation plan for the reclamation of public waters under Article 38 of the same Act;
7. Permission for the performance of harbor works under Article 9 (2) of the Harbor Act and approval of the implementation plan under Article 10 (2) of the same Act;
8. Permission for the performance of river conservation works under Article 30 of the River Act, and permission for the occupancy of river under Article 33 of the same Act, and permission for the use of river water under Article 50 of the same Act;
9. Designation of the route of road under Articles 14 through 18 and 20 of the Road Act, determination of road zones under Article 25 of the same Act, permission for the implementation of road works by a person who is not a road management agency under Article 36 of the same Act, and permission for the occupancy and use of a road under Article 61 of the same Act;
10. Permission for the diversion of farmland under Article 34 of the Farmland Act;
11. Permission for and reporting of the diversion of mountainous districts under Articles 14 and 15 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act, permission for and reporting of the temporary use of mountainous districts under Article 15-2 of the same Act, permission for and reporting of stumpage felling, etc. under Article 36 (1) and (4) of the Creation and Management of Forest Resources Act, and permission for and reporting of any activity in a forest conservation area (excluding a conversation area for forest genetic resources) under Article 9 (1) and (2) 1 and 2 of the Forest Protection Act;
12. Permission for felling, etc. under Article 14 of the Erosion Control Work Act, and cancellation of the designation of erosion control land under Article 20 of the same Act;
13. Permission for the diversion of grassland under Article 23 of the Grassland Act;
14. Permission for the construction of private roads under Article 4 of the Private Road Act;
15. Permission for the reinterment of graves placed in another person's land, etc. under Article 27 of the Act on Funeral Services, Etc.;
16. Permission for the use of facilities other than the purpose of the infrastructure for agricultural production under Article 23 of the Rearrangement of Agricultural and Fishing Villages Act;
17. Deleted. <by Act No. 10272, Apr. 15, 2010>
(2) Where the Minister of Environment intends to determine or approve a plan for the installation of waste disposal facilities, including matters falling under the subparagraphs of paragraph (1), he/she shall consult thereon with the head of the relevant administrative agency. In such cases, the head of the relevant administrative agency shall submit his/her opinion within 20 days from his/her receipt of a request for consultation made by the Minister of Environment, and if no opinion is submitted within such period, it shall be deemed that the consultation has been satisfactorily completed. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 13 (Mediation of Disputes on Foreseeable Losses, etc.)
(1) Where it is forseeable that the installation and operation of waster disposal facilities under a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities under Article 11-3 will cause losses to residents in the adjacent areas of such waste disposal facilities, an agency installing waste disposal facilities shall take measures therefor.
(2) Where a dispute arises on the foreseeable losses due to the installation of waste disposal facilities under a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities under Article 11-3, one or both parties concerned may file an application for the dispute settlement with the Environmental Dispute Adjustment Committee under the Environmental Dispute Mediation Act. <Amended by Act No. 11267, Feb. 1, 2012>
(3) The Environmental Dispute Mediation Act shall apply to the resolution under paragraph (2). In such cases, the resolution under paragraph (2) shall be deemed the resolution under the same Act. <Amended by Act No. 11267, Feb. 1, 2012>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 14 (Expropriation or Use of Land, etc.)
(1) An agency installing waste disposal facilities may, where it announces a location for waste disposal facilities under Article 10, may expropriate or use the land, etc. of the following subparagraphs necessary for the installation of waste disposal facilities and the execution of measures for rehabilitation in the area included in such announcement:
1. Land, buildings and other objects fixed on such land;
2. Rights other than ownership on land, buildings and objects fixed on such land.
(2) When applying paragraph (1), where the location of waste disposal facilities has been determined and announced, it shall be deemed that a project has been approved and the approval of the project has been publicly announced under Articles 20 (1) and 22 of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects, and an application for adjudication shall be made within three years from the date when the location of waste disposal facilities has been publicly announced, notwithstanding Articles 23 (1) and 28 (1) of the same Act.
(3) The Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects shall be applied to the expropriation or use under paragraph (1) except for the matters especially prescribed in this Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 15 (Support for Residents in Location of Facilities)
An agency installing waste disposal facilities may provide support for residents residing in the site for the relevant waste disposal facilities as prescribed by Presidential Decree in consideration of the loss of their livelihood base, etc. caused by the installation of such waste disposal facilities: Provided, That the same shall not apply to persons who are to be rehabilitated according to the measures for rehabilitation under Article 18.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 16 Deleted. <by Act No. 5867, Feb. 8, 1999>
CHAPTER III SUPPORT, ETC. FOR ADJACENT AREAS AFFECTED BY WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITIES
 Article 17 (Determination and Announcement of Affected Adjacent Areas)
(1) An agency installing waste disposal facilities shall determine and announce the adjacent areas to be environmentally affected by the installation and operation of such waste disposal facilities (hereinafter referred to as the "affected adjacent areas") within the period prescribed by Presidential Decree from the date when the plan for installation of waste disposal facilities under Article 11-3 has been publicly announced.
(2) Where an agency installing waste disposal facilities intends to determine and announce the affected adjacent areas pursuant to paragraph (1), it shall have a specialized research institution selected by the Residents Support Consultative Body organized pursuant to Article 17-2 (hereinafter referred to as the "Support Consultative Body") investigate the environmental impact and shall collect the results of such investigation: Provided, That where the Support Consultative Body does not deem it necessary to investigate the environmental impact on the adjacent areas, it may omit the investigation concerned or substitute it by the written opinion of examination by related experts.
(3) The affected adjacent areas shall be classified as follows:
1. Sphere of direct influence: An area where the rehabilitation of residents deemed necessary because it is anticipated that activities of humans and animals, agricultural products, stock farming products, forest products or fishery products may fall under direct environmental influence as a result of investigation on the environmental impact pursuant to paragraph (2);
2. Sphere of indirect influence; An area, as an area within the extent prescribed by Presidential Decree, other than the sphere of direct influence which is anticipated to be environmentally affected as a result of investigation on the environmental impact pursuant to paragraph (2): Provided, That where it is deemed especially necessary, an area outside the extent prescribed by Presidential Decree may be included.
(4) A person who owns land, etc. in the area determined as the sphere of direct influence under paragraph (3) may request an agency installing the waste disposal facilities concerned to purchase his/her land, etc. as prescribed by Presidential Decree. In such cases, the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects shall be applied to such purchase.
(5) An agency installing waste disposal facilities shall use the land purchased pursuant to paragraph (4) for convenience and beneficial facilities for residents or green belt under Articles 20 and 23 and for other purposes prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 17-2 (Criteria for Composition of Support Consultative Body, Function thereof, etc.)
(1) An agency installing waste disposal facilities shall organize the Support Consultative Body from among members of the municipal assembly of the Special Self-Governing City, Special Self-Governing Province, or Si/Gun/Gu of the location of the waste disposal facilities concerned, the representative of residents, and experts recommended by the representative of residents in consultation with the competent Mayor of the Special Self-Governing City, Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, head of the Si/Gun/Gu, and the municipal assembly of the Special Self-Governing City, Special Self-Governing Province, or Si/Gun/Gu. However, a person falling under any of the following subparagraphs shall not be a constituent of the Support Consultative Body: <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013; Act No. 12322, Jan. 21, 2014; Act No. 12622, May 20, 2014>
1. A person who is declared incompetent under the adult guardianship or was declared bankrupt and has not been reinstated;
2. A person in whose case two years have not passed since his/her imprisonment without labor or greater punishment, as declared by a court, was completely executed (including cases where it is deemed that such execution has been completed) or exempted;
3. A person who is under the suspension of the execution of imprisonment without labor or greater punishment as declared by a court;
4. A person whose qualification has been suspended or repudiated by the law or a decision of the court;
5. A person in whose case two years have not passed since the punishment of a fine of not less than one million won, as declared by a court, by reason of violating Article 355 or 356 in connection with his/her duty during the period of service as a constituent of the Support Consultative Body became final and conclusive.
(2) The function of the Support Consultative Body shall be as follows: <Amended by Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015>
1. Selection of a specialized research institution for investigation of environmental impact under Article 17 (2);
2. Consultation on the installation of convenience and beneficial facilities for residents of areas under Article 20;
3. Consultation on projects of support for residents of affected adjacent areas under Article 22 (5);
4. Recommendation of resident monitors under Article 25 (1);
5. Other matters prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) Detailed methods of composition of the Support Consultative Body shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 18 (Measures for Rehabilitation)
(1) An agency installing waste disposal facilities may, where it installs waste disposal facilities exceeding the scale prescribed by Presidential Decree, may take measures for rehabilitation of residents of the site for the facilities concerned and in the sphere of direct influence thereof.
(2) The Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects shall be applied to the measures for rehabilitation under paragraph (1).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 19 (Inclusion in Regional Development Plan)
(1) Where a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities under Article 11-3 for waste disposal facilities exceeding the scale prescribed by Presidential Decree has been publicly announced, the head of a local government (excluding the association of local government agencies incorporated pursuant to Article 159 of the Local Autonomy Act; hereinafter the same shall apply in this paragraph) shall include the matters promoting the regional development, such as the inducement of industries for areas adjacent to such facilities and the expansion of infrastructures, etc. in the regional development plan of the relevant areas.
(2) The Minister of Environment or the president of the Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corporation may request the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, the Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, the Do Governor, the Governor of the Special Self-Governing Province, or the head of the Si/Gun, having jurisdiction over the affected adjacent areas to reflect the matters promoting regional development in the regional development plan pursuant to paragraph (1). <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 20 (Installation of Convenience and Beneficial Facilities for Residents)
An agency installing waste disposal facilities shall install convenience and beneficial facilities for residents of the area, such as physical training facilities, etc. in the site for the relevant waste disposal facilities or in the adjacent area in consultation with the Support Consultative Body as prescribed by Presidential Decree: Provided, That where the Support Consultative Body does not desire the installation of all or part of such convenience and beneficial facilities, it may contribute an amount of money equivalent to expenses for installation of such facilities to the residents support fund under Article 21.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 21 (Creation of Residents Support Fund)
(1) An agency installing waste disposal facilities shall create a residents support fund to provide support for residents in the affected adjacent areas.
(2) The residents support fund shall be created by the following financial resources:
1. Contributions from an agency installing waste disposal facilities;
2. An amount of money calculated as prescribed by Presidential Decree from among the fees collected for waste brought in the relevant waste disposal facilities;
3. Additional dues under Article 8;
4. Earnings accruing from the management of the fund;
5. Contributions from other local governments intending to bring and treat waste in the waste disposal facilities concerned.
(3) The Minister of Environment may delegate affairs of the operation and management of the residents support fund created pursuant to paragraph (1) to the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, a Do Governor, or the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
(4) The operation and management of the residents support fund and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2008]
 Article 22 (Support for Affected Adjacent Areas with Residents Support Fund)
(1) The residents support fund under Article 21 shall be used for projects to subsidize the increase of income and the promotion of welfare of the residents of the affected adjacent areas.
(2) Kinds and amounts of money for support projects under paragraph (1) may vary as classified by the sphere of direct influence and the sphere of indirect influence.
(3) Support under paragraph (1) may be provided by residents or by households of the affected adjacent areas.
(4) Agencies installing waste disposal facilities shall disclose detailed plans for the support projects referred to in paragraph (1) and the performance result of the previous year. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015>
(5) Necessary matters, such as types of support projects, standards for and methods of support, details to be disclosed, and method of disclosure under paragraphs (1) through (4) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 23 (Standards for Installation of Facilities, such as Subsidiary Facilities, etc.)
(1) An agency installing waste disposal facilities shall install subsidiary facilities, such as landscaping, dustproof and soundproof facilities, etc. around access roads in order to prevent environmental pollution of the affected adjacent areas.
(2) Necessary matters, such as types and standards for installation of subsidiary facilities, etc. under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 24 Deleted. <by Act No. 5396, Aug. 28, 1997>
 Article 25 (Surveillance by Local Residents)
(1) An agency installing waste disposal facilities may, if the Support Consultative Body requests, have local residents recommended by the Support Consultative Body (hereinafter referred to as "resident watchers") monitor the process, etc. of bringing in and disposal of waste.
(2) An agency installing waste disposal facilities shall supervise the activities of resident monitors under paragraph (1) and pay allowances thereto according to the following standards:
1. Where an agency installing waste disposal facilities is the Minister of Environment: Standards determined and announced by the Minister of Environment;
2. Where an agency installing waste disposal facilities is the head of a local government: Standards as prescribed by Municipal Ordinance of the local government concerned;
3. Where an agency installing waste disposal facilities is the president of the Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corporation: Standards determined and announced by the president of the Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corporation.
(3) Number and scope of activities of resident monitors under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 25-2 (Qualifications for Resident Monitors)
Resident monitors shall be persons who have been residing in the affected adjacent area for not less than two years consecutively at the time of appointment and experts with extensive knowledge on and experience in environmental field (limited to a person residing in the area to which wastes are brought to the relevant waste disposal facilities), who are recommended by the Support Consultative Body: Provided, That a person falling under any of the following subparagraphs shall not be a resident monitor: <Amended by Act No. 12622, May 20, 2014>
1. A person who is declared incompetent under the adult guardianship or a person who was declared bankrupt and has not been reinstated;
2. A person in whose case two years have not passed since his/her imprisonment without labor or greater punishment, as declared by a court, was completely executed (including cases where it is deemed that such execution has been completed) or exempted;
3. A person who is under the suspension of the execution of imprisonment without labor or greater punishment as declared by a court;
4. A person whose qualification has been suspended or repudiated by the law or a decision of the court.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 26 (Investigation of Environmental Impact and Disclosure to the Public)
An agency installing waste disposal facilities which has installed and operates waste disposal facilities exceeding the scale prescribed by Presidential Decree shall regularly investigate the environmental impact thereof on the adjacent areas due to such installation and operation and disclosure such environmental impact to the public as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
CHAPTER IV SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
 Article 27 (Support, etc. for Private Capital Inducement Project)
The Minister of Environment or the head of a local government may provide financial and administrative support to a person who intends to install waste disposal facilities pursuant to the Balanced Regional Development and Support for Local Small and Medium Enterprises Act and the Act on Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 28 (Support for Installation of Comprehensive Waste Disposal Facilities)
The Minister of Environment and the head of a local government may provide financial support to any person who installs or intends to install waste disposal facilities comprehensively handling the matters of the following subparagraphs for the efficient disposal of waste:
1. Reduction of volume of waste by compression, crushing, sorting or such;
2. Recycling of waste and covering waste to compost;
3. Reduction or elimination of harmful components of waste;
4. Incineration or landfill of waste.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 29 (Research and Development, etc.)
The Minister of Environment and the head of a local government may have a specialized research institution prescribed by Presidential Decree promote research and development, and provide financial support therefor to develop and disseminate the technology of installation and operation of waste disposal facilities.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 30 (Delegation and Entrustment of Authority and Operations)
(1) The authority of the Minister of Environment under this Act may be partially delegated to the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, a Do Governor, the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, or the head of a local environmental government agency as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Environment or the head of a local government may, if deemed necessary to effectively manage and operate waste disposal facilities installed pursuant to this Act, entrust an agency prescribed by Presidential Decree with such management and operation.
(3) When applying the provisions of Articles 129 through 132 of the Criminal Act, it shall be deemed that executive officers and employees of an agency which has been entrusted with affairs by the Minister of Environment, the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, a Do Governor, and the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province are public officials pursuant to paragraph (2). <Amended by Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
CHAPTER V PENALTY PROVISIONS
 Article 31 (Penalty Provisions)
Any person who, without permission under Article 11-2 (1), has engaged in any conduct falling under any of the subparagraphs of the same paragraph or a person who has violated an order for restoration to original state under paragraph (3) of the same Article shall be punished by a fine not exceeding 3,000,000 won.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
 Article 32 (Joint Penalty Provisions)
(1) If the representative, an agent, an employee, or any other employed person of a juristic person commits an act in violation of Article 31 with respect to the affairs of such juristic person, not only shall such an offender be punished, but such juristic person shall be also punished by a fine under each relevant Article.
(2) If an agent, an employee, or any other employed person of an individual commits an act in violation of Article 31 with respect to the affairs of such individual, not only shall such offender be punished but such individual shall also be punished by a fine under each relevant Article.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007]
ADDENDA
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Waste Disposal Facilities under Establishment) In the event that, at the time when this Act enters into force, the Minister of Environment or the head of local government is establishing the waste disposal facilities as provided for in Article 9, plans for the waste disposal facilities in question shall be considered as having been publicly announced under Article 10 so that the provisions of Article 11, 17 or 26 shall be applied: Provided, That where matters pertaining to support for the affected adjacent areas have already been decided on according to the provisions of Articles 29 through 32 of the previous Wastes Control Act, that decision shall be followed.
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Already Selected Location of Waste Disposal Facilities) In case of the waste disposal facilities which, at the time when this Act enters into force, the Minister of Environment or the head of local government decided on according to the urban planning as provided in the Urban Planning Act, the location of waste disposal facilities coming under the provision of Article 9 shall be considered as a location selected according to the procedure set forth in the same Article.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5396, Aug. 28, 1997>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1998.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Waste Disposal Facilities) Where the head of a local government has obtained approval therefor referred to in Article 10 (2) as at the time this Act enters into force, he/she shall be deemed to have obtained approval under this Act.
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions) The application of penalty provisions to acts committed before this Act enters into force shall be governed by the previous provisions.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 5454, Dec. 13, 1997>
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1998. (Proviso Omitted.)
ADDENDA <Act No. 5867, Feb. 8, 1999>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on July 1, 1999.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Consultations with the Head of Neighboring Local Government about Location) With respect to waste disposal facilities for which a plan for installation of such facilities is approved under the previous provisions at the time of enforcing this Act, the consultations with the head of the neighboring local government about a location for waste disposal facilities shall be deemed to be made under the amended provisions of Article 9 (7).
(3) (Applicability concerning Determination and Publication of Location for Waste Disposal Facilities) The amended provision of Article 10 shall apply starting with a location of waste disposal facilities, which is selected for the first time after the enforcement of this Act.
(4) (Transitional Measures concerning Publication of Plan for Waste Disposal Facilities Installation) The publication of a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities, which is made under the previous provisions at the time of enforcing this Act shall be deemed to be made under the amended provisions of Article 11-3 (3).
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. 5911, Feb. 8, 1999>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
Article 8 (Relationship with Other Statutes)
A citation of any provision of the previous Public Waters Reclamation Act by any other statute as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed a citation of a corresponding provision of this Act in lieu of the previous provision, if such corresponding provision exists herein.
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 4 Omitted.
Article 5 (Relationship with Other Statutes)
A citation of any provision of the previous Public Waters Management Act by any other statute as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed a citation of a corresponding provision of this Act in lieu of the previous provision, if such corresponding provision exists herein.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6654, Feb. 4, 2002>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2003.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
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. 6841, Dec. 30, 2002>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force nine months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7169, Feb. 9, 2004>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Special Cases for Supports, etc. to Residents of Affected Adjacent Areas of Existing Waste Disposal Facilities) When waste disposal facilities already installed or in the process of installation by the Minister of Environment or the head of local government at the time of January 1, 1998, fall under the scale referred to in the amended provisions of Article 9 (1), the support to the residents of relevant affected adjacent areas shall be provided under the provisions of Articles 17 through 26. In such cases, the Minister of Environment or the head of local government shall determine and publicly announce the affected adjacent areas as referred to in Article 17 within two years from this Act enters into force.
(3) (Applicability concerning Disqualification Causes) The amended provisions of Article 17-2 shall apply to the persons who have become the constituents of the Support Consultative Body on and after this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7386, Jan. 27, 2005>
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. 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. 8014, Sep. 27, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8214, Jan. 3, 2007>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Applicability concerning Matters included in Plans for Selection of Location) The amended provisions of Article 9 (2) 2 through 4 shall be applied commencing from the first plan for selection of location determined after the enforcement of this Act.
(3) (Applicability concerning Method of Public Announcement of Plans for Installation of Waste Disposal Facilities) The amended provisions of Article 11-3 (3) shall be applied commencing from the first plan for installation of waste disposal facilities formulated or approved after this Act enters into force.
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. 8343, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8351, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 14 (34) and (35) of the Addenda shall enter into force on ...(Omitted.)... July 4, 2007.
Articles 2 through 15 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8352, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. ...(Omitted.)... The amended provisions of Article 15 (28), (35), and (66) the Addenda shall enter into force on July 4, 2007.
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: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 19 (56) of the Addenda shall enter into force on July 4, 2007, ...(Omitted.)...
Articles 2 through 20 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8371, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8423, May 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 12 (27) of the Addenda shall enter into force on July 4, 2007.
Articles 2 through 13 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 8810, Dec. 27, 2007>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 12 (1) 8 shall enter into force on April 7, 2008 and the amended provisions of Article 12 (1) 15 shall enter into force on May 26, 2008 respectively.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8819, Dec. 27, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8820, Dec. 27, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8976, Mar. 21, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9758, Jun. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 23 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9763, Jun. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force nine months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10272, Apr. 15, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 14 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10331, May 31, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 13 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11267, Feb. 1, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12077, Aug. 13, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Transfer of Authority to Approve Plans for Installation of Waste Disposal Facilities Following Development of Industrial Complexes, etc.)
A person who has obtained approval of a plan for installation of waste disposal facilities at a place other than an industrial complex, factory, tourist resort or tourist complex (excluding waste disposal facilities to be installed extending over the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City, a Special Self-Governing City and a Do which are different from each other) from the Minister of Environment under the previous provisions as at the time this Act enters into force, shall be deemed to have obtained approval from the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, a Do Governor, or the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province under the amended provisions of Article 5 (2) 2.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Consultation on Plan for Installation of Waste Disposal Facilities)
Where the Minister of Environment has been consulting with heads of related administrative agencies to determine or approve a plan for the installation of waste disposal facilities as at the time this Act enters into force, the relevant plan for the installation of waste disposal facilities shall be governed by the previous provisions, notwithstanding the amended provisions of the latter part of Article 12 (2).
ADDENDA <Act No. 12248, Jan. 14, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 25 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12322, Jan. 21, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Qualifications for Constituent of Support Consultative Body)
A person who is a constituent of the Support Consultative Body as at the time this Act enters into force shall be governed by the previous provisions until the expiration of his/her term of office as the constituent of the relevant Support Consultative Body, notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 17-2 (1) 5.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12622, May 20, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 17-2 (1) 1 and subparagraph 1 of Article 25-2 shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability concerning Resident Monitors)
The amended provisions of Article 25-2 shall apply to resident monitors appointed or reappointed on and after this Act enters into force.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Disqualifications of Incompetent Persons, etc.)
A person declared incompetent under the adult guardianship pursuant to the amended provisions of Article 17-2 (1) 1 and subparagraph 1 of Article 25-2 shall be deemed to include persons on whom the effect of declaration of the incompetency or quasi-incompetency is maintained under Article 2 of the Addenda to the partially amended Civil Act (Act No. 10429).
ADDENDUM <Act No. 13170, Feb. 3, 2015>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14480, Dec. 27, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.