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ACT ON ORIGIN LABELING OF AGRICULTURAL AND FISHERY PRODUCTS

Act No. 10022, Feb. 4, 2010

Amended by Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011

Act No. 11092, Nov. 22, 2011

Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013

Act No. 11958, Jul. 30, 2013

Act No. 12060, Aug. 13, 2013

Act No. 12119, Dec. 27, 2013

Act No. 12728, jun. 3, 2014

Act No. 13355, jun. 22, 2015

Act No. 13383, jun. 22, 2015

Act No. 14207, May 29, 2016

Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016

Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to protect producers and consumers by guaranteeing the right of consumers to be informed and inducing fair trade by having the producers indicate the country of origin of agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof, etc. in an appropriate and reasonable manner.
 Article 2 (Definitions)
The definitions of terms used in this Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011; Act No. 13383, Jun. 22, 2015; Act No. 14291. Dec. 2, 2016>
1. The term "agricultural product" means an agricultural product defined in subparagraph 6 (a) of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Agriculture, Rural Community and Food Industry;
2. The term "fishery product" means a fishery product produced by fishery activities defined in subparagraph 1 (a) of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Fisheries and Fishing Villages Development;
3. The term "agricultural and fishery product" means an agricultural products and fishery product;
4. The term "place of origin" means a country, area or waters where agricultural products or fishery products are produced, gathered or caught;
5. The term "food service business" means a food service business referred to in Article 36 (1) 3 of the Food Sanitation Act;
6. The term "place of mass feeding" means a place of mass feeding defined in subparagraph 12 of Article 2 of the Food Sanitation Act;
7. The term "mail order sale" means a mail order sale defined in subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Act on the Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce, etc., which is prescribed by Presidential Decree (including cases where agricultural and fishery products are sold in the course of electronic commerce defined in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the same Act);
8. The definitions of terms used in this Act shall be as prescribed by the Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act, the Food Sanitation Act, the Foreign Trade Act, or the Livestock Products Sanitary Control Act, except as provided for in this Act.
 Article 3 (Relationship with Other Acts)
This Act shall apply to labeling of the place of origin of agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof prior to other Acts. <Amended by Act No. 11958, Jul. 30, 2013; Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
 Article 4 (Deliberation on Country of Origin Labeling of Agricultural and Fishery Products)
The Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Deliberative Council referred to in Article 3 of the Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Deliberative Council") shall deliberate on matters concerning the country of origin labeling of agricultural products, fishery products and the processed products thereof under this Act, or rice, all types of kimchi, livestock products (referring to livestock products defined under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Livestock Products Sanitary Control Act; hereinafter the same shall apply) and fishery products sold after cooked. <Amended by Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011; Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
CHAPTER II COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING
 Article 5 (Country of Origin Labeling)
(1) A person who imports agricultural or fishery products, or processed products thereof, prescribed by Presidential Decree, a person who ships or sells such products (including mail order sale; hereinafter the same shall apply) after producing or processing them, or a person who stores or displays such products to sell them shall indicate the country of origin of the following: <Amended by Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
1. Agricultural and fishery products;
2. Processed products of agricultural and fishery products (excluding products processed in the Republic of Korea);
3. Raw materials of processed products of agricultural and fishery products (limited to products processed in the Republic of Korea).
(2) In any of the following cases, a country of origin label shall be deemed placed pursuant to paragraph (1): <Amended by Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011, Act No. 11092, Nov. 22, 2011; Act No. 13355, Jun. 22, 2015; Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
2. Where he/she places an excellently managed agricultural product certification mark pursuant to Article 6 of the Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act, a quality certification mark pursuant to Article 14 of the same Act, or an excellent sun-dried salt certification mark pursuant to Article 39 of the Salt Industry Promotion Act;
2-2. Where he/she places a certification mark of sun-dried salt production pursuant to Article 40 of the Salt Industry Promotion Act;
3. Where he/she places an eco-friendly sun-dried salt certification mark pursuant to Article 41 of the Salt Industry Promotion Act;
4. Where he/she places a traceable agricultural product mark pursuant to Article 24 of the Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act;
5-2. Where he/she places a certification of origin label pursuant to Article 22-2 of the Food Industry Promotion Act;
5-3. Where he/she places a country of origin label of exported or imported agricultural and fishery products, or exported or imported processed agricultural and fishery products pursuant to Article 33 of the Foreign Trade Act;
6. Where he/she places a country of origin label of agricultural and fishery products, or processed agricultural and fishery products pursuant to other Acts.
(3) Where a person engaging in food service business or having places of mass feeding who establishes and operates a place of business or place of mass feeding prescribed by Presidential Decree, sells or offers agricultural products or the processed products thereof prescribed by Presidential Decree after cooking (including cases where he/she stores or displays such products for the purpose of sale or offer after cooking; hereinafter the same shall apply), he/she shall place country of origin labels on such agricultural products or raw materials of such processed products (in cases of beef, a type of meat shall be included therein; hereinafter the same shall apply): Provided, That where he/she places certification of origin labels pursuant to Article 22-2 of the Food Industry Promotion Act, it is deemed for him/her to place country of origin labels and in cases of beef, types of meat shall be separately marked. <Amended by Act No. 13355, Jun. 22, 2015>
(4) Agricultural and fishery products or raw materials of the processed products thereof subject to labeling, persons who should label, and labeling standards pursuant to paragraph (1) or (3) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree, and methods of labeling and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Joint Ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 6 (Prohibition of False Labeling, etc.)
(1) No person shall conduct any of the following acts:
1. False labeling of the country of origin or labeling that may cause confusion as to the country of origin;
2. Destroying or changing labels for the purpose of confusing the country of origin;
3. Selling under the country of origin disguised, selling country of origin labeled agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof mixed with other agricultural and fishery products and the processed products thereof, or storing or displaying such products for the purpose of sale.
(2) No person who sells or provides agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof after cooking shall conduct any of the following acts:
1. False labeling of the country of origin or labeling that may cause confusion as to the country of origin;
2. Cooking, selling and providing agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof under the country of origin disguised, storing or displaying such products after destroying or changing labels for the purpose of selling or providing after cooking;
3. Cooking, selling or providing country of origin labeled agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof mixed with the same agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof under a different country of origin.
(3) Necessary matters, such as labeling that may cause confusion as to the country of origin and the scope of disguised sale in violation of paragraph (1) or (2), shall be prescribed by Joint Ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) No person who has established a large-scale store under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Distribution Industry Development Act shall neglect an act referred to in any of the subparagraphs of paragraph (1) or (2) by a tenant or any other operator of such store which is operated on lease (hereinafter referred to as "leased store"). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 10933, Jul. 25, 2011>
(5) No program provider who engages in specialized programming featuring and selling products after receipt of approval under Article 9 (5) of the Broadcasting Act shall neglect any of the acts specified in the subparagraphs of paragraph (1) or (2), conducted by a person who requests sales brokerage of products to the relevant broadcasting chanel, etc. <Newly inserted by Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
 Article 6-2 (Penalty Surcharges)
(1) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service, the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Do Governor, or a Special Self-Governing Province Governor (hereinafter referred to as the "Mayor/Do Governor") may impose and collect a penalty surcharge equivalent to an amount not exceeding five times the amount imposed for violations on persons who have violated Article 6 (1) or (2) at least two times for the two-year period. In such cases, the number of violations of Article 6 (1) and the number of violations of paragraph (2) of the same Article shall be added together. <Amended by Act No. 14207, May 29, 2016; Act no. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
(2) The amount imposed for violations pursuant to paragraph (1) means the amount of sales of agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof for which violations under Article 6 (1) or (2) have been committed, which is the total amount of sales for each violation: Provided, That the amount for violations committed at the clearance stage means the amount of reporting the importation of agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof for which violations under Article 6 (1) have been committed, which is the total amount of reporting the importation for each violation. <Amended by Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
(3) Detailed criteria and procedures for the imposition and collection of penalty surcharges under paragraph (1) and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) Where a person liable to pay a penalty surcharge under paragraph (1) fails to pay such penalty surcharge by the deadline for payment, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service or the Mayor/Do Governor shall collect the penalty surcharge in the same manner as delinquent national or local taxes are collected. <Amended by Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12728, Jun. 3, 2014]
 Article 7 (Investigation, etc. of Country of Origin)
(1) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service or the Mayor/Do Governor shall require the relevant public officials to collect or investigate agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof subject to labeling of the country of origin, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, in order to ascertain whether country of origin labels are placed and the labeled matters, the methods of labeling, etc. are appropriate pursuant to Article 5. In such cases the affairs for collection or investigation of the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service are limited to agricultural and fishery products or the processed products of agricultural and fishery products (excluding the processed products which are processed in the Republic of Korea) which are imported among products subject to labeling of the country of origin under Article 5 (1). <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12728, Jun. 3, 2014; Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
(2) Where necessary at the time of investigation pursuant to paragraph (1), relevant public officials may have access to the relevant places of business, storehouses, offices, etc., check and investigate agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof, etc. and inspect books or documents related to business.
(3) Where relevant public officials collect, investigates or inspect pursuant to paragraph (1) or (2), a person who sells or processes agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof subject to labeling of the country of origin or sells or provides such products after cooking shall not refuse, interfere with or evade such activities of the relevant public officials without justifiable grounds.
(4) A public official who collects or investigates pursuant to paragraph (1) or (2) shall carry an identification indicating his/her authority and produce it to the persons concerned, and deliver a document in which his/her name, time, purpose of his/her access, etc. are indicated to the persons concerned when accessing thereto.
 Article 8 (Keeping of Receipts, etc.)
A person required to indicate the country of origin pursuant to Article 5 (3) shall keep receipts, invoices, etc. containing the country of origin, etc., which are issued pursuant to other Acts, including Article 31 of the Livestock Products Sanitary Control Act and Article 18 of the Livestock and Livestock Products Traceability Act, for six months from the date of purchase. <Amended by Act No. 12119, Dec. 27, 2013; Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 3016>
 Article 9 (Dispositions, etc. against Violation of Country of Origin Labeling, etc.)
(1) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service, or the Mayor/Do Governor may conduct the following dispositions against a person who violates Article 5 or 6: Provided, That a disposition against a person who violates Article 5 (3) shall be limited to a disposition under subparagraph 1: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016; Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
1. Corrective orders, such as the implementation, changing, omission, etc. of labeling;
2. Prohibition on trading practices, such as sale of agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof in violation of labeling.
(2) Where any of the following persons fails to indicate the country of origin of agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof, etc. in violation of Article 5 or 6 two or more times or falsely indicates the country of origin, and therefore the person is subject to a disposition confirmed under paragraph (1), the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service, or the Mayor/Do Governor shall publicize the matters related to the disposition, the names of the relevant business office and agricultural and fishery products: <Amended by Act No. 10933, Jul. 25, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14207, May 29, 2016; Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
1. A person who produces, processes, and ships agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof subject to labeling of the country of origin, or sells or processes such products for the purpose of sale pursuant to Article 5 (1);
2. A person who sells or provides food after cooking pursuant to Article 5 (3).
(3) Matters to be published under paragraph (2) shall be as follows: <Amended by Act No. 14207, May 29, 2016>
1. The details of disposition pursuant to paragraph (1);
2. The names of the relevant business office;
3. The names of agricultural and fishery products;
4. The names of program providers under Article 9 (5) of the Broadcasting Act and mail order brokers under Article 20 of the Act on the Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce, Etc. whose channels are used by a person subject to the disposition referred to in paragraph (1) to sell;
5. Other matters related to such disposition prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) The publication under paragraph (2) shall be done on the websites of the followings: <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14207, May 29, 2016; Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
1. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs;
2. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries;
2-2. The Korea Customs Service;
3. The National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service;
4. The national quarantine and inspection agencies prescribed by Presidential Decree;
5. The relevant Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do, Special Self-Governing Province, and Si/Gun/Gu;
6. The Korea Comsumer Agency;
7. Other major Internet information providers prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(5) Necessary matters for the dispositions under paragraph (1), standards and method for publication under paragraph (2), and other relevant matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14207, May 29, 2016>
 Article 9-2 (Education Following Violation of Country of Origin Labeling)
(1) Where any person referred to in the subparagraphs of Article 9 (2) violates Article 5 or 6 and the disposition under Article 9 (1) becomes final and conclusive, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service, or the relevant Mayor/Do Governor shall order him/her to complete education about the country of origin labeling system of agricultural and fishery products. <Amended by Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
(2) The fulfillment period of the completion order under paragraph (1) shall be determined within a maximum of 3 months from the date he/she is notified of the completion order.
(3) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries shall prepare and implement the guideline for education implementation for education about the country of origin labeling system for agricultural and fishery products pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2).
(4) Necessary matters such as the details of education, persons subject to education, education institutions, period of education and guideline for implementation of education shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree under paragraphs (1) through (3).
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 14207, May 29, 2016]
 Article 10 (Providing Information on Country of Origin Labeling for Agricultural and Fishery Products)
(1) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries shall endeavor to provide people with information deemed necessary for the people to know, such as a country or region where leakage of radioactive substances occurs, among information related to the country of origin labeling for agricultural and fishery products, to the extent permitted by the Official Information Disclosure Act. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12060, Aug. 13, 2013>
(2) Where information is provided pursuant to paragraph (1), the Deliberative Council may deliberate thereon pursuant to Article 4.
(3) Where the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries intends to provide the people with information pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she may utilize the agricultural and fishery products safety information system pursuant to Article 103 of the Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act. <Amended by Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
CHAPTER III SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
 Article 11 (Honorary Surveillant)
(1) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, or the Mayor/Do Governor may require an honorary surveillant of agricultural and fishery products referred to in Article 104 of the Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act to provide direction on, publicize, and promote the country of origin labeling of agricultural and fishery products or the processed products thereof and to make a report on violations. <Amended by Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, or the Mayor/Do Governor may reimburse an honorary surveillant for expenses incurred in relation to activities under paragraph (1). <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 12 (Payment of Monetary Award, etc.)
(1) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service, or the Mayor/Do Governor may give, within budgetary limits, a monetary award to persons who report on or indict any other person who violates Articles 5 and 6 to the competent authorities or an investigative agency, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14921, Dec. 2, 2016; Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
(2) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries may search for or award best practices of facilitating origin-labeling for agricultural and fishery products, conducted by a local government, individual, corporation, or organization. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
(3) Matters necessary for the details and methods, etc. of the awards under paragraph (2) shall be prescribed by joint Ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
 Article 13 (Delegation and Entrustment of Authority)
The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service, or the Mayor/Do Governor may delegate or entrust part of his/her authority vested under this Act to the head of an agency under his/her jurisdiction, the head of the relevant administrative agency, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (the head of a Gu means the head of an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply), as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016; Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
 Article 13-2 (Cooperation with Administrative Agencies, etc.)
(1) The State or local governments, and other public organizations, their affiliated agencies, or other individuals with administrative authority or authority delegated or entrusted under relevant statutes or municipal ordinances, shall cooperate with one another in order to ensure the efficient operation of the country of origin labeling.
(2) If necessary for the efficient operation of the country of origin labeling, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, or the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service may request the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies, the competent Mayor/Do Governor, or the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu to provide cooperation on the use of information through the State or a local government's electronic data-processing system. In such cases, the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies, the competent Mayor/Do Governor, or the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu so requested, shall comply therewith, unless there is a compelling reason not to do so. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
(3) The procedures, etc. for providing cooperation pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 10933, Jul. 25, 2011]
CHAPTER IV PENALTY PROVISIONS
 Article 14 (Penalty Provisions)
(1) A person who violates Article 6 (1) or (2) shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for not more than seven years or by a fine not exceeding 100 million won, or such imprisonment and fine may be imposed concurrently on the person. <Amended by Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
(2) A person who is sentenced under paragraph (1) and, within five years after the final sentencing, violates Article 6 (1) or (2) again shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for at least 1 and up to 10 years or by a fine of at least 5 million and up to 150 million won, or such imprisonment and fine may be imposed concurrently. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
 Article 15 Deleted. <by Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
 Article 16 (Penalty Provisions)
A person who fails to implement a disposition pursuant to Article 9 (1) shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for not more than one year or by a fine not exceeding ten million won.
 Article 16-2 Deleted. <by Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
 Article 17 (Joint Penalty Provisions)
Where the representative of a corporation or an agent or employee of, or any other person employed by, a corporation or an individual commits an offense under Articles 14 through 16 in connection with the business affairs of the corporation or individual, not only shall such offender be punished, but the corporation or individual shall also be punished by a fine under the relevant provisions: Provided, That this shall not apply where such corporation or individual has not been negligent in giving due attention and supervision concerning the relevant business affairs to prevent such offense.
 Article 18 (Administrative Fines)
(1) Any of the following persons shall be subject to an administrative fine not exceeding ten million won: <Amended by Act No. 10933, Jul. 25, 2011; Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
1. A person who fails to indicate the country of origin, in violation of Article 5 (1) and (3);
2. A person who violates a method of indicating the country of origin pursuant to Article 5 (4);
3. A person who, in violation of Article 6 (4), overlooked any of the acts under the subparagraphs of Article 6 (1) or (2) conducted by a tenant or any other operator of a leased store, although he/she knew or could have known such fact;
3-2. A person who, in violation of Article 6 (5), overlooked any of acts under the subparagraphs of paragraph (1) or (2) of the same Article conducted by a person requesting the relevant broadcasting chanel, etc. of sales brokerage of products, although he/she knew or could have known such fact;
4. A person who refuses, interferes with, or evades collection, investigation or inspection, in violation of Article 7 (3);
5. A person who fails to keep receipts, invoices, etc., in violation of Article 8.
(2) Any person who does not complete the education under Article 9-2 (1) shall be subject to an administrative fine not exceeding five million won. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14207, May 29, 2016>
(3) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, or the Mayor/Do Governor shall impose and collect administrative fines under paragraphs (1) and (2), as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14207, May 29, 2016>
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (General Transitional Measures)
Any disposition or procedure taken, or other acts done in accordance with the previous Agricultural Products Quality Control Act, the Quality Control of Fishery Products Act or the Food Sanitation Act as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed taken or done when the provisions corresponding thereto exist in this Act.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions and Administrative Fines)
The provisions of the previous Agricultural Products Quality Control Act, the Quality Control of Fishery Products Act or the Food Sanitation Act shall apply to penalty provisions and administrative fines with regard to any acts done before this Act enters into force.
Article 4 Omitted.
Article 5 (Relationship with Other Statutes)
Where the provisions on the country of origin in the previous Agricultural Products Quality Control Act, the Quality Control of Fishery Products Act and the Food Sanitation Act are cited by other statutes as at the time this Act enters into force, if the provisions corresponding thereto exist in this Act, this Act or the relevant provisions of this Act shall be deemed cited in lieu of such provisions in such Acts.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 20 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10933, Jul. 25, 2011>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions and Administrative Fines) The application of penal provisions and administrative fines to acts committed before this Act enters into force shall be subject to the previous provisions.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 11092, Nov. 22, 2011>
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
(1) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) Omitted.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11958, Jul. 30, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 12060, Aug. 13, 2013>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12119, Dec. 27, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 12728, Jun. 3, 2014>
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 13355, Jun. 22, 2015>
The Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13383, Jun. 22, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 14207, May 29, 2016>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 9-2 and 18 shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14291, Dec. 2, 2016>
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 6 and 18 shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Corrective Orders, etc.)
Former provisions shall apply to imposition of corrective orders and penalty surcharges under Article 33-2 of the Foreign Trade Act and imposition of administrative fines under Article 59 of the same Act on acts which violate Article 33 of the same Act before this Act enters into force.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions)
Former provisions shall apply to the application of penalty provisions concerning acts before this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14902, Oct. 13, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
(1) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability concerning Penalty Surcharges)
A penalty surcharge imposed by the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service under the amended provisions of Article 6-2 shall apply beginning from the first person who violates Article 6 (1) or (2) more than twice for two years.