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SPECIAL ACT ON SUPPORT FOR AREAS, ETC. ADJACENT TO DISTRICTS GRANTED TO THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES IN KOREA

Act No. 7854, Mar. 3, 2006

Amended by Act No. 8337, Apr. 6, 2007

Act No. 8343, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8351, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8352, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8369, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8370, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8371, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8404, Apr. 27, 2007

Act No. 8429, May 11, 2007

Act No. 8466, May 17, 2007

Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008

Act No. 8974, Mar. 21, 2008

Act No. 8976, Mar. 21, 2008

Act No. 9000, Mar. 28, 2008

Act No. 9366, Jan. 30, 2009

Act No. 9401, Jan. 30, 2009

Act No. 9758, jun. 9, 2009

Act No. 9770, jun. 9, 2009

Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009

Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010

Act No. 10220, Mar. 31, 2010

Act No. 10252, Apr. 12, 2010

Act No. 10331, May 31, 2010

Act No. 10339, jun. 4, 2010

Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011

Act No. 10764, May 30, 2011

Act No. 10898, Jul. 25, 2011

Act No. 11037, Aug. 4, 2011

Act No. 11347, Feb. 22, 2012

Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013

Act No. 11794, May 22, 2013

Act No. 12248, Jan. 14, 2014

Act No. 12844, Nov. 19, 2014

Act No. 13797, Jan. 19, 2016

Act No. 14480, Dec. 27, 2016

Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017

Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017

Act No. 14916, Oct. 24, 2017

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to provide for matters necessary to promote balanced development between regions and enhance residents' welfare by boosting the economy in underdeveloped areas adjacent to, and arising from, the districts that are or were granted to the United States Armed Forces in the territories of the Republic of Korea for the national defense of the Republic of Korea.
 Article 2 (Definitions)
The terms used in this Act shall be defined as follows: <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
1. The term "granted district" means facilities and a district provided by the Republic of Korea to the United States of America for use by the United States Armed Forces in Korea pursuant to Article 2 of the Agreement under Article Ⅳ of the Mutual Defense Treaty between the Republic of Korea and the United States of America, regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in the Republic of Korea;
2. The term "area adjacent to a granted district" means an area specified by Presidential Decree as the area of an Eup, Myeon, or Dong (referring to an administrative Dong; the same shall apply hereinafter) in which a granted district is located and the area of an Eup, Myeon, or Dong adjacent to the Eup, Myeon, or Dong in which the granted district is located: Provided, That "granted districts" falling under subparagraph 1 shall be excluded herefrom;
3. The term "returned district" means a granted district returned by the United States of America to the Republic of Korea;
4. The term "area adjacent to a returned district" means an area specified by Presidential Decree as the area of an Eup, Myeon, or Dong in which a returned district is located and the area of an Eup, Myeon, or Dong adjacent to the Eup, Myeon, or Dong in which the returned district is located: Provided, That "returned districts" falling under subparagraph 3 shall be excluded herefrom;
5. The term "comprehensive plan for development of areas, etc. adjacent to a granted district" means a comprehensive plan for the project to develop areas prescribed by subparagraphs 2 through 4 and to enhance the welfare of residents therein and various supportive measures (hereinafter referred to as "comprehensive plan");
6. The term "supported urban project zone" means an area designated and publicly notified, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, in order to revitalize the local economy of the area, which has made hollow by the relocation of a military base of the United States Armed Forces in Korea, and facilitate the development of underdeveloped areas;
7. The term "local government" means the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City, a Do, or Si/Gun/Gu (referring to an autonomous Gu; the same shall apply hereinafter) having jurisdiction over an area that falls under any of subparagraphs 1 through 4;
8. The term "Mayor/Do Governor" means the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, the Metropolitan City Mayor, or the Do Governor having jurisdiction over an area that falls under any of subparagraphs 1 through 4, and the term "head of a Si/Gun/Gu" means the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to the head of an autonomous Gu; the same shall apply hereinafter) having jurisdiction over such area.
 Article 3 (Relationship to Other Acts)
This Act shall take precedence over other Acts with regard to matters regarding the development of an area adjacent to a granted district or an area adjacent to a returned district or the assistance in the utilization of such area: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to the Special Act on Support, etc. for Pyeongtaek-si, etc. Following Relocation of U.S. Military Bases in Korea.
 Articles 4 through 6 Deleted. <by Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009>
 Article 7 (Formulation of Comprehensive Plans)
(1) A Mayor/Do Governor shall prepare a comprehensive plan through consultation with, or in receipt of an application by the head of a Si/Gun/Gu, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and shall submit it to the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The comprehensive plan under paragraph (1) shall include the following matters:
1. The goals of and basic direction-setting for developing areas adjacent to a granted district and areas adjacent to a returned district;
2. Matters regarding measures for preventing damage to people by the deployment and exercise of the U.S. Armed Forces in Korea;
3. Matters regarding the expansion and improvement of production infrastructure to increase job opportunities for local residents and their income;
4. Matters regarding the change of jobs of workers and the change of business of business operators in areas adjacent to a returned district;
5. Matters regarding projects to improve the residential environment, such as housing, waterworks, and sewerage;
6. Matters regarding projects to improve and expand cultural and welfare facilities, such as education, medical service, and welfare;
7. Matters regarding projects to expand and improve social overhead capital facilities, such as roads and railroads;
8. Matters regarding the conservation of the environment and the prevention of pollution;
9. Matters regarding the inducement, development, etc. of private enterprises;
10. Matters regarding the return of a granted district incorporated in a public project and the utilization of returned districts;
11. Matters regarding financing and financial support necessary for implementing the comprehensive plan;
12. Other matters deemed necessary to achieve the purposes of this Act.
(3) When the Minister of the Interior and Safety deems it necessary for formulating the comprehensive plan under paragraph (1), he/she may establish guidelines or standards through consultation with the head of each local government. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
 Article 8 (Finalization and Change of Comprehensive Plans)
(1) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall finalize the comprehensive plan prepared pursuant to Article 7 through consultation with the heads of related central administrative agencies, and the same applies to an amendment to the finalized matters: Provided, That this shall not apply to a change of minor matters specified by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009; Act No. 11347, Feb. 22, 2012; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) When the Minister of the Interior and Safety establishes or revises the comprehensive plan pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall notify the heads of related central administrative agencies and related Mayors/Do Governors thereof without delay. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) When the Minister of the Interior and Safety consults with the head of a related central administrative agency pursuant to paragraph (1), the head of the agency requested for consultation shall present his/her opinion within 30 days from the date of such request in the absence of special circumstances. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
 Article 9 (Preparation of Annual Project Plans)
(1) Each Mayor/Do Governor shall prepare an annual project plan (hereinafter referred to as "project plan") in accordance with the comprehensive plan established under Article 8 (1) and shall submit it to the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall finalize a project plan under paragraph (1) through consultation with the heads of related central administrative agencies. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) When the Minister of the Interior and Safety finalizes a project plan under paragraph (2), he/she shall notify the heads of related central administrative agencies and related Mayors/Do Governors thereof without delay. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) When a Mayor/Do Governor prepares a project plan pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall hear opinions of the heads of related Sis/Guns/Gus and reflect their opinions in the plan, in the absence of special circumstances.
 Article 10 (Project Implementors)
(1) A person who may implement a project (hereinafter referred to as "project") pursuant to the comprehensive plan under Article 8 or project plan under Article 9 (hereinafter referred to as "project implementor") shall be any of the following persons: <Amended by Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009>
1. The State;
2. A local government;
3. A public corporation or quasi-governmental institution under Article 5 of the Act on the Management of Public Institutions;
4. A local public corporation under the Local Public Enterprises Act;
5. A person who has obtained approval of a project pursuant to Article 11.
(2) The eligibility and scope of projects that may be implemented by a project implementor referred to in any subparagraph of paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) If a person who intends to implement a project is a person engaged in agriculture, forestry, or fisheries or an organization of such persons, or an organization of business operators engaged in such business, the head of a local government may preferentially designate such person or such organization as a project implementor.
 Article 11 (Approval, etc. of Implementation of Projects)
(1) A person who intends to implement a project (excluding the persons specified in Article 10 (1) 1 through 4) shall obtain approval from the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu (hereinafter referred to as "project approving authority"): Provided, That when a project is to be implemented in an area stretching over two or more Sis/Guns/Gus, the competent Mayor/Do Governor shall approve the project through consultation with the heads of relevant Sis/Guns/Gus.
(2) When a person whose project has been approved pursuant to paragraph (1) intends to revise any important matter specified by Presidential Decree, among approved matters, he/she shall obtain revised approval.
(3) A person who intends to obtain approval or revised approval with regard to the implementation of a project pursuant to paragraph (1) or (2), he/she shall submit a project plan and an investment plan to the project approving authority, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) The project approving authority shall examine the feasibility of the plans submitted under paragraph (3) and other relevant matters before approving the implementation of a project (including cases subject to revised approval).
(5) When the project approving authority approves the implementation of a project pursuant to paragraph (4), he/she shall give a public notice thereof, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(6) In any of the following cases, the project approving authority may revoke the approval of implementation under paragraph (4): <Amended by Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009>
1. Where a project implementor fails to commence the project within two years (three years, where the implementation of a project is approved pursuant to Article 29 (3)) from the date on which the implementation of the project is approved;
2. Where a person has obtained approval by fraud or other improper means;
3. Where it is impossible to continue implementing a project due to a change of circumstances or where it is found that a project is likely to significantly undermine public interests.
(7) When the project approving authority revokes the approval of implementation of a project pursuant to paragraph (6), he/she shall immediately give a public notice thereof.
(8) When a person specified in any of Article 10 (1) 1 through 4 intends to implement the comprehensive plan, he/she shall prepare a project plan through consultation with the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu and shall give a public notice thereof, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 12 (Return and Disposal of Granted Districts, etc.)
(1) Upon receiving a request from the head of a local government to return or relocate a granted district incorporated in a public project, the Minister of National Defense shall negotiate preferentially with the United States of America on such return.
(2) Grounds on which the head of a local government may request to return or relocate a granted district pursuant to paragraph (1) and the criteria for such granted districts shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) The Minister of National Defense shall formulate a plan for managing returned districts with regard to the continuous use as national defense facilities, release from requisition, or sale of such returned districts within one year from the date of return and shall report the plan to the National Assembly.
(4) When a management plan is to be established under paragraph (3), the opinions heard from the heads of the competent local governments in advance shall be reflected in the plan.
(5) The Minister of National Defense shall remove structures on the ground, structures buried underground, dangerous substances, polluted soil, etc. before he/she releases a returned district from requisition or transfers, sells, or otherwise disposes of such district: Provided, That any of the following cases may be exempt from the foregoing provisions: <Amended by Act No. 9000, Mar. 28, 2008; Act No. 10220, Mar. 31, 2010>
1. Where a project implementor under Article 10 (excluding a project implementor under subparagraph 5) desires to continue utilizing structures on the ground or structures buried underground;
2. Where the Minister of National Defense bears the expenses incurred for removing structures on the ground, structures buried underground, dangerous substances, polluted soil, etc. and requests the head of the competent local government to reinstate such district.
(6) Except for cases specified by Presidential Decree, the standards for the purification of polluted soil according to the use of land after returned shall apply to the removal of polluted soil under paragraph (5). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 10220, Mar. 31, 2010>
(7) If a competent local government desires to continue using structures on the ground or structures buried underground in a returned district for public use, the Minister of National Defense shall gratuitously assign such structures to the local government. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11347, Feb. 22, 2012>
(8) If the head of a Si/Gun/Gu deems it necessary for buildings in a returned district as a consequence of the relocation of a military base of the U.S. Armed Forces in Korea, he/she may enter such buildings in the relevant building register, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 38 (1) of the Building Act. <Amended by Act No. 8974, Mar. 21, 2008; Act No. 10220, Mar. 31, 2010; Act No. 11347, Feb. 22, 2012>
 Article 13 (Special Cases of Regulation on Returned Districts, etc.)
(1) With regard to military facilities for national defense necessary for implementing a project included in the comprehensive plan or a supported urban project zone, the Minister of National Defense shall preferentially review the relocation of the military facilities for national defense, the release from requisition, or the release from the military facility projection zone.
 Article 14 (Subsidization of Local Governments for Utilization of Returned Districts, etc.)
(1) If the State-owned land in a returned district that a local government intends to use to implement a project included in the comprehensive plan falls under any of the following subparagraphs, the State may fully or partially subsidize expenses incurred in purchasing the land, as prescribed by Presidential Decree: <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
1. Land used as a river at the time a granted district is returned, or land to be incorporated as a river pursuant to the River Act;
2. Land that the competent local government intends to develop as a road or park.
(2) If a returned district falls under any of the following subparagraphs, the head of the competent central administrative agency may allow payment by installments over a period of 5 years or more but less than 20 years: <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010; Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011>
1. Where a local government or a local public corporation directly engages in implementing a project;
2. Where an association comprised of requisitioned persons or expropriated persons implements a project;
3. Where a project is implemented as a measure for livelihood of residents in need due to the relocation of the U.S. Armed Forces in Korea or a measure for relocation of residents;
4. Where a project implementor prescribed in Article 10 (1) 5 implements a project as an urban or Gun planning facility project under subparagraph 10 of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act: Provided, That the foregoing shall be limited to cases where installment payments are made until before the closing of the special account for the relocation of military bases of the U.S. Armed Forces in Korea under Article 9 of the Special Act on Support, etc. for Pyeongtaek-si, etc. Following Relocation of U.S. Military Bases in Korea.
(3) Where a local government pays the price in installments pursuant to paragraph (2), the head of the competent central administrative agency may permit it to use, and profit from, the land or may lend the land to it from the date on which the first installment is paid on the condition that a building or any other permanent facility be built on the land in accordance with an installment payment agreement: Provided, That if a local government fails to pay the sale price on time, the sale contract may be cancelled pursuant to Article 52 of the State Property Act. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
(4) Where a returned district is sold to the private sector, the central government shall consult in advance with the head of the competent local government thereon to ensure that such sale conforms to the comprehensive plan under Article 7 and the land-use plan of the local government. <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
 Article 15 (Special Cases concerning Establishment of New Factories, etc.)
(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 20 (1) of the Industrial Cluster Development and Factory Establishment Act and Articles 7 and 8 of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act, a new factory (including a knowledge industrial center) with a factory building area of not less than 500 square meters may be built or a factory may be extended to one with a factory building area of not less than 500 square meters with regard to a project for developing an industrial complex or industrial site implemented in a returned district or an area adjacent to a returned district in an over-concentration control region or growth management region under Article 6 (1) 1 or 2 of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act, in accordance with the comprehensive plan or a development plan of a supported urban project zone: Provided, That the construction of a new factory shall be limited to use for business types specified by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010; Act No. 10252, Apr. 12, 2010>
(2) With regard to factories newly built or extended pursuant to paragraph (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall separately allocate a total permissible quantity of factories in the City/Do having jurisdiction over an area adjacent to a returned district, subject to deliberation thereon by the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Committee under Article 21 of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 18 of said Act. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) With regard to a project implemented pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2), the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall be exempted from deliberation by the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Committee, if he/she implements a project for developing an industrial site as a large-scale development project or intends to permit, approve, or consult on such project, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 19 of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act.
 Article 16 (Designation and Development of Foreign Investment Zones)
(1) If necessary to induce investment that meets the standards prescribed by Presidential Decree to a returned district or an area adjacent to a returned district, the competent Mayor/Do Governor may designate the area in which investors desire to invest as a foreign investment zone, subject to deliberation by the Foreign Investment Committee under Article 27 of the Foreign Investment Promotion Act. <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
(2) The public notice, development, and management of a foreign investment zone referred to in paragraph (1) and the cancellation of such zone shall be governed by the Foreign Investment Promotion Act.
(3) Articles 9, 13, 14, 14-2, 14-3, and 17 of the Foreign Investment Promotion Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to support for foreign investment in a foreign investment zone referred to in paragraph (1).
 Article 17 (Special Cases concerning Relocation of Schools, etc.)
(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 7 and 8 of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act, the head of a central administrative agency and a Mayor/Do Governor may permit, authorize, approve, or consult on the relocation or extension of a school, among population-concentrating facilities under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act, to or in a returned district or an area adjacent to a returned district. <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
(2) Article 18 of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act shall not apply to the relocation or extension of a school under paragraph (1).
(3) An eligible zone for an area adjacent to a returned district under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 18 (Special Cases of Establishment and Operation of Foreign Educational Institutions)
(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 3 of the Private School Act, a foreign school foundation may establish a foreign educational institution in a returned district or an area adjacent to a returned district specified by Presidential Decree with approval from the Minister of Education, Science and Technology. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) As to matters regarding the establishment and operation of, and support for foreign educational institutions under paragraph (1) and the appointment of faculty, Article 22 (3) through (9) of the Special Act on Designation and Management of Free Economic Zones and Article 12 of the Special Act on Establishment and Management of Foreign Educational Institutions in Free Economic Zones and Jeju Free International City shall apply mutatis mutandis. <Amended by Act No. 9366, Jan. 30, 2009; Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
 Article 19 (Special Cases of Financial Support for Education)
If the Minister of Education deems it necessary for achieving the educational objectives in relation to the development of a returned district or an area adjacent to a returned district, he/she may specially grant a local education subsidy under the Local Education Subsidy Act, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 20 (Designation, etc. of Supported Urban Project Zones)
(1) To revitalize the local economy of an area which has become hollow as a consequence of the relocation of a military base of the U.S. Armed Forces in Korea, and facilitate the development of underdeveloped areas, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may designate a supported urban project area, notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 8 and 22 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Any of the following persons may prepare necessary matters specified by Presidential Decree and propose the designation of a supported urban project zone to the Minister of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs. The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may, in return, preferentially designate a person who proposes such designation as a project implementor (hereinafter referred to as "implementor of a supported urban development project"): <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No. 9000, Mar. 28, 2008; Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. The State;
2. A local government;
4. A local public corporation under the Local Public Enterprises Act;
5. A private developer qualified for the implementation of a project referred to in any of subparagraphs 2 through 6 of Article 22.
(3) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to designate or alter a supported urban project zone under paragraph (1), he/she shall consult in advance with the heads of related central administrative agencies and the head of the competent local government: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to the cancellation of a supported urban project zone nor to any modification to minor matters specified by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport designates, alters, or cancels a supported urban project zone, he/she shall give a public notice thereof in the official gazette, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008: Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(5) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to designate a supported urban project zone pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall hear opinions of residents, related experts, etc., as prescribed by Presidential Decree: Provided, That this shall not apply to any modification to minor matters specified by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 21 (Approval, etc. of Development Plans of Supported Urban Project Zones)
(1) When the implementor of a supported urban development project intends to formulate a development plan of a supported urban project zone or intends to revise an approved development plan, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, it shall obtain approval from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. In such cases, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall consult in advance with the heads of related central administrative agencies and the head of the competent local government regarding the details of the development plan of the supported urban project zone, but the foregoing shall not apply to any modification to a minor matter specified by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall provide a public notice of the details of the approval or revised approval of a development plan under paragraph (1) through the official gazette, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and shall forward copies of relevant documents to the head of the competent local government. In such cases, the head of the competent local government in receipt of copies of the relevant documents shall make them available for public perusal. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 22 (Effects of Designation, etc. of Supported Urban Project Zones)
When a supported urban project zone is designated (including cases where such designation is altered) pursuant to Article 20 (1) or a development plan of a supported urban project zone is approved (including cases where such approval is revised) pursuant to Article 21 (1), any of the following designation or approval shall be deemed made or granted, and such project or plan shall be implemented in accordance with the procedure prescribed by any of the following Acts, whichever is relevant, except as specifically provided for in this Act: <Amended by Act No. 8337, Apr. 6, 2007; Act No. 8343, Apr. 11, 2007; Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009; Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011; Act No. 10764, May 30, 2011>
1. Approval or revised approval of an urban or Gun master plan under Article 22 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
2. Designation of an urban development zone under Article 3 of the Urban Development Act or the establishment of an urban development project plan under Article 4 of said Act;
3. Designation of a housing site development zone under Article 3 of the Housing Site Development Promotion Act or approval of a housing site development plan under Article 8 of said Act;
4. Designation of a national industrial complex, general industrial complex, or urban high-tech industrial complex under Article 6, 7, or 7-2 of the Industrial Sites and Development Act;
6. A master plan for the development of tourism under Article 50 of the Tourism Promotion Act, a regional plan under Article 51 of said Act, the designation of a tourist destination under Article 52 of said Act, or approval of a development plan under Article 54 of said Act.
 Article 23 (Employment-Stabilizing Programs, etc.)
(1) If the employment situation deteriorates, or is likely to deteriorate in an area adjacent to a returned district due to relocation of the U.S. Armed Forces in Korea, the Minister of Employment and Labor shall preferentially conduct employment-stabilizing programs under Article 19 of the Employment Insurance Act. <Amended by Act No. 8429, May 11, 2007; Act No. 10339, Jun. 4, 2010>
(2) When the Minister of Employment and Labor preferentially conducts employment-stabilizing programs pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall consult with the head of the competent local government on the implementation of such programs as necessary. <Amended by Act No. 10339, Jun. 4, 2010>
(3) A project implementor shall preferentially employ local residents in the neighborhood of its project site, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) If a business operator in an area adjacent to a returned district changes his/her type of business or promotes the rationalization of business management and thus maintains the employment relationship with existing employees or hires new employees, the State or a local government may grant such business operator a subsidy or a loan for part of facilities necessary for the change of the type of business or the rationalization of business management, the operating fund, or wages, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(5) A person who implements a project included in the comprehensive plan and deemed a public project pursuant to Article 13 (2) may specially provide original owners of land (including requisitioned or expropriated persons) and their heirs with land for means of their livelihood or other related facilities, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 24 (Support for Infrastructure)
(1) The head of a related central administrative agency shall provide support necessary for establishing the infrastructure specified in Article 2 of the Act on Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure, including traffic facilities, electricity, waterworks, etc. preferentially in areas adjacent to a granted district, returned districts, and areas adjacent to a returned district. <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
(2) Notwithstanding Article 85 (1) of the Road Act, the head of a related central administrative agency shall provide subsidy to cover part of the expenses incurred by a local government in constructing a road. <Amended by Act No. 8976, Mar. 21, 2008; Act No. 12248, Jan. 14, 2014>
 Article 25 (Support for Social Welfare and Education of U.S. Armed Forces in Korea)
(1) When a local government establishes welfare facilities, such as social welfare facilities, hospitals, and youth centers, in an area adjacent to a granted district, a returned district, or an area adjacent to a returned district, the head of a central administrative agency may preferentially subsidize the expenses incurred therein. <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
(2) The head of a local government shall consult with the commander of a military unit of the U.S. Armed Forces in Korea stationed in his/her jurisdiction to conduct education on the custom, laws, etc. of the Republic of Korea and trips to industrial and cultural facilities of the Republic of Korea on a regular basis to raise awareness of the Republic of Korea and prevent various incidents and accidents, and the State may preferentially subsidize the expenses incurred therein.
 Article 26 (Support for Educational, Cultural or Tourism Facilities)
(1) The head of a central administrative agency shall subsidize the expenses to be incurred in appropriately establishing and inducing schools, cultural facilities, including culture and art centers, libraries, and museums, facilities for tourism, lodging, and amusement, and sports facilities (hereinafter referred to as "educational, cultural or tourism facilities") in an area adjacent to a granted district, a returned district, or an area adjacent to a returned district. <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
(2) Preferential authorization, permission, or similar may be granted to a person who intends to establish educational, cultural or tourism facilities in accordance with paragraph (1) or who intends to relocate such facilities established in any area other than an area adjacent to a granted district, a returned district, or an area adjacent to a returned district into an area adjacent to a granted district, a returned district, or an area adjacent to a returned district. <Amended by Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
 Article 27 (Support for Agriculture, Forestry, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries)
The central government or a local government may provide support, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, to nurture a production infrastructure for agriculture, forestry, maritime affairs, and fisheries in an area adjacent to a granted district.
 Article 28 (Implementation of Measures against Environmental Pollution and Preventive Measures)
(1) The Minister of Environment shall conduct a basic environmental survey on areas adjacent to a granted district and areas adjacent to a returned district on a regular basis and shall establish and implement measures against environmental pollution and preventive measures based on such surveys: Provided, That basic environmental surveys on an area adjacent to a returned district shall be conducted until before the removal of polluted soil in a returned district under Article 12 (5) is completed. <Amended by Act No. 9000, Mar. 28, 2008; Act No. 11347, Feb. 22, 2012>
(2) Methods and timing of the basic environmental surveys under paragraph (1) and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 29 (Constructive Authorization, Permission, etc.)
(1) When a project under Article 11 is approved for implementation, a permission, authorization, designation, approval, consultation, reporting, cancellation, decision, consent, or similar under the following subparagraphs (hereinafter referred to as "authorization or permission") shall be deemed granted, made, or completed with regard to the matters on which consultation with the head of a related central administrative agency and the head of a local government is completed pursuant to paragraph (2): <Amended by Act No. 8337, Apr. 6, 2007; Act No. 8343, Apr. 11, 2007; Act No. 8351, Apr. 11, 2007; Act No. 8352, Apr. 11, 2007; Act No. 8369, Apr. 11, 2007; Act No. 8370, Apr. 11, 2007; Act No. 8371, Apr. 11, 2007; Act No. 8404, Apr. 27, 2007; Act No. 8466, May 17, 2007; Act No. 8974, Mar. 21, 2008; Act No. 8976, Mar. 21, 2008; Act No. 9000, Mar. 28, 2008; Act No. 9401, Jan. 30, 2009; Act No. 9758, Jun. 9, 2009; Act No. 9770, Jun. 9, 2009; Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009; Act No. 10331, May 31, 2010; Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011; Act No. 10764, May 30, 2011; Act No. 11037, Aug. 4, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 11794, May 22, 2013; Act No. 12248, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13797, Jan. 19, 2016; Act No. 14480, Dec. 27, 2016; Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017>
1. Determination on an urban or Gun management plan under Article 30 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act; determination on a district unit planning zone under Article 51 of said Act; a permission to engage in development activities under Article 56 of said Act; designation of the implementor of an urban or Gun planning facility project under Article 86 of said Act; or authorization of an implementation plan under Article 88 of said Act;
2. Designation of an urban development zone under Article 3 of the Urban Development Act and approval from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport thereof; establishment of an urban development project plan under Article 4 of said Act; designation of an implementor under Article 11 of said Act; or approval of an implementation plan under Article 17 of said Act;
3. Designation of a housing site development zone under Article 3 of the Housing Site Development Promotion Act or approval of a housing site development plan under Article 8 of said Act;
4. Designation of a national industrial complex, a general industrial complex, or an urban high-tech industrial complex under Article 6, 7, or 7-2 of the Industrial Sites and Development Act;
5. Designation of a logistics complex under Article 22 of the Act on the Development and Management of Logistics Facilities or approval of an implementation plan for a logistics complex development project under Article 28 of said Act;
6. Formulation of the master plan for the development of tourism under Article 50 of the Tourism Promotion Act or a regional plan for the development of tourism under Article 51 of said Act; designation of a tourist destination or a tourism complex under Article 52 of said Act; approval of a development plan under Article 54 of said Act; or a permission to implement a development project under Article 55 (3) of said Act;
7. Permission for, or reporting on, the diversion of a mountainous district under Article 14 or 15 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act; permission for, or reporting on, the temporary use of a mountainous district under Article 15-2 of said Act; or permission for, or reporting on, the cutting of standing trees, etc. under Article 36 of the Creation and Management of Forest Resources Act;
8. Permission for, or consultation on, the conversion of farmland under Article 34 of the Farmland Act or reporting on the conversion of farmland under Article 35 of said Act;
9. Permission to implement a river project under Article 30 of the River Act; permission to occupy and use a river under Article 33 of said Act; or permission to engage in an activity on an area planned for a river, etc. under Article 38 of said Act;
10. Authorization for a general waterworks project under Article 17 of the Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act; authorization for an industrial waterworks project under Article 49 of said Act; or authorization for an exclusive waterworks project under Article 52 of said Act;
12. Determination of a road zone under Article 25 of the Road Act; a permission to implement a road project by a person other than a road management administration under Article 36 of said Act; or a permission to occupy and use a road under Article 61 of said Act;
13. Permission to open a private road under Article 4 of the Private Road Act;
14. Permission to use infrastructure for agricultural production for any purpose other than its original purpose under Article 23 of the Rearrangement of Agricultural and Fishing Villages Act or approval of a development project plan for an tourism and resort complex in agricultural or fishing villages under Article 82 of said Act;
15. A permit to implement a small river project by a non-managing authority under Article 10 of the Small River Maintenance Act or a permit to occupy and use a small river under Article 14 of said Act;
16. Permission to use under Article 30 of the State Property Act;
17. Permission to cut trees, etc. under Article 14 of the Erosion Control Work Act or cancellation of designation of an erosion control area under Article 20 of said Act;
19. Approval for, or reporting on, the installation of a waste disposal facility under Article 29 of the Wastes Control Act;
20. Reporting on the installation of a drainage system under Article 27 (3) of the Sewerage Act or reporting on the installation of a private sewage treatment system under Article 34 (2) of said Act;
21. Permission to implement a fishery harbor development project under Article 23 (2) of the Fishing Villages and Fishery Harbors Act;
22. Permission to implement a harbor project under Article 9 of the Harbor Act or approval of an implementation plan for a harbor project under Article 10 of said Act;
23. Deliberation on design by the Special Deliberation Committee on Construction Technology of the Ministry of National Defense under Article 5 (2) of the Construction Technology Promotion Act;
24. Permission to divert grassland under Article 23 of the Grassland Act;
25. Permission to relocate an abandoned grave under Article 27 (1) of the Act on Funeral Services, Etc.: Provided, That the procedure for public announcement under Article 27 (2) of said Act shall not be omitted;
26. Deliberation by the competent building committee under Article 4 of the Building Act; a building permission under Article 11 of said Act; a building report under Article 14 of said Act; a building permission for a temporary building under Article 20 (1) of said Act; or consultation about building works under Article 29 of said Act;
27. Consent to a building permission, etc. under Article 7 (1) of the Installation, Maintenance, and Safety Control of Fire-Fighting Systems Act; reporting on the installation of a fire-fighting system under Article 13 (1) of the Fire-Fighting System Installation Business Act; or a permit to install a place of production, etc. under Article 6 (1) of the Act on the Safety Control of Hazardous Substances;
29. Permission for a contract of land transaction pursuant to Act on Report on Real Estate Transactions, Etc.
(2) The approval of a project that falls under paragraph (1) shall be subject to prior consultations with the head of a related central administrative agency and the head of the competent local government. In such cases, the head of a related administrative agency shall not accept a request for consultations in violation of the guidelines provided for permission or similar in the relevant Act and shall submit his/her opinion within 20 days after the date of receipt of the request for consultations. <Amended by Act No. 11347, Feb. 22, 2012>
(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (2), if necessary to urgently implement a public project under Article 4 of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects and the consultation on important matters for the implementation of the project, among matters under the subparagraphs of paragraph (1), has been carried out, the implementation of the project under Article 11 (4) may be approved on the condition that consultation on all necessary matters shall be completed, even where such consultation on all necessary matters has not been completed. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009>
(4) The term "consultation on important matters for the implementation of the project" in paragraph (3) means consultation on the following matters: <Newly Inserted by Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009; Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011; Act No. 10764, May 30, 2011>
1. Determination on an urban or Gun management plan under Article 30 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
2. Establishment of a development plan under Article 4 of the Urban Development Act;
3. Designation of a housing site development zone under Article 3 of the Housing Site Development Promotion Act;
4. Establishment of a plan for the supply of industrial sites under Article 5-2 of the Industrial Sites and Development Act;
6. Designation of a tourist destination or a tourism complex under Article 52 of the Tourism Promotion Act;
7. Other cases where the project-approving authority deems that nothing interferes with the implementation of subsequent administrative procedures, as an agreement on basic requirements necessary for project implementation has been reached.
(5) Except as specifically provided for in this Act, a project under Article 11 shall be implemented in accordance with the procedure prescribed in the respective Acts referred to in paragraph (1) 2 through 6. <Amended by Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009>
 Article 30 (Vesting and Transfer of Ownership of Public Facilities)
(1) Where a project implementor establishes a new public facility or a new public facility in replacement of an existing public facility as a result of implementing a project under this Act, Article 65 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to the vesting of ownership of the public facility. In such cases, the project implementor shall be deemed to have obtained permission for development activities.
(2) Matters necessary for the standards for the appraisal of the asset value of a public facility, the ownership of which shall be vested or transferred pursuant to paragraph (1) or the expenses incurred in establishing such public facility shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 31 (Expropriation of Land, etc.)
(1) If necessary for implementing a project, a project implementor may expropriate (including "use"; the same shall apply hereinafter) land, goods, or rights prescribed in Article 2 of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects (hereinafter referred to as "land or other property").
(2) Except as specifically provided for in this Act, the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects shall apply mutatis mutandis to the expropriation of land or other property under paragraph (1).
(3) A project implementor may entrust the head of a Si/Gun/Gu with the purchase of land or other property, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) The Central Land Tribunal shall be the land tribunal having jurisdiction over adjudication on the expropriation of land or other property under paragraph (1).
(5) When the implementation of a project under Article 11 is approved and a development plan of a supported urban project zone under Article 21 is approved, approval of a project and the public notice on approval of the project under Articles 20 and 22 of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects shall be deemed granted or made, and a petition for adjudication shall be filed during the period for project implementation stipulated in the project plan under Article 9 and the development plan of the supported urban project zone under Article 21, notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 23 and 28 of said Act.
(6) A project implementor shall formulate and implement measures under Article 78 of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects for the relocation of the persons who will lose access to their means of livelihood by providing the land or other property necessary for implementing the project.
 Article 32 (Supply of Developed Land)
A project implementor may fully or partially collect the price for the land or any facility developed by it from the persons who intends to buy or use the land or facility, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 33 (Special Case of Establishment of Local Public Corporations)
If necessary for implementing the comprehensive plan, the head of a local government may permit any person other than the local government to invest in a local public corporation by not less than one-half of its capital below the upper limit for investing as specified by municipal ordinance, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 53 (2) of the Local Public Enterprises Act.
 Article 34 (Subsidization and Arrangement for Project Expenses)
(1) The State and each Mayor/Do Governor may increase subsidies preferentially for projects included in the comprehensive plan specified by Presidential Decree and for social overhead capital projects that support the projects included in the comprehensive plan, notwithstanding the rate of differential subsidization under Article 10 of the Subsidy Management Act and the rate of subsidization under any other Act. In such cases, such rate of subsidization shall be specified by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 10898, Jul. 25, 2011>
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may grant a special local subsidy under the Local Subsidy Act to support a project under the comprehensive plan, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008; Act No 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) If necessary for efficiently implementing the comprehensive plan, the State or a local government may grant a subsidy or a loan to a project implementor under Article 10 (1) 5, arrange a loan, or take any other measure with regard to funds necessary for implementing such project, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) A project implementor under Article 10 (1) 5 may execute a public loan agreement, as provided for by the Introduction and Management of Public Loans Act.
(5) A project implementor under Article 10 (1) 5 or the implementor of a supported urban development project shall preferentially invest the development gains accrued from implementing the project or the supported urban project included in the comprehensive plan in infrastructure, such as roads, and facilities for culture, tourism, and welfare in the area adjacent to the granted district or the area adjacent to the returned district and its adjoining areas.
 Article 34-2 (Subsidization for Implementation of Comprehensive Plan)
The State or a local government may provide support necessary for implementing the comprehensive plan within budgetary limits.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 9000, Mar. 28, 2008]
 Article 35 (Reduction of or Exemption from Taxes, Charges, etc.)
(1) If necessary for smoothly implementing the comprehensive plan or a development plan of a supported urban project zone, the State or a local government may fully or partially exempt persons who establish a company in an area adjacent to a granted district, a returned district, or an area adjacent to a returned district and persons who relocate their factories into an area adjacent to a granted district, a returned district, or an area adjacent to a returned district from taxes, as provided for by the Restriction of Special Taxation Act, the Restriction of Special Local Taxation Act, and ordinance of the competent local government. <Amended by Act No. 10220, Mar. 31, 2010; Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
(2) If necessary for smoothly implementing the comprehensive plan or a development plan of a supported urban project zone, the State or a local government may exempt a project implementor fully or partially from the development charge under the Restitution of Development Gains Act, the expenses for development of farmland under the Farmland Act, the expenses for development of substitute grassland under the Grassland Act, and charges for the occupancy and use of public waters under the Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act. <Amended by Act No. 14916, Oct. 24, 2017>
(3) If authorization, permission, or similar is granted pursuant to a relevant Act with regard to the implementation of a project included in the comprehensive plan or a development plan of a supported urban project, fees and charges that shall be otherwise imposed for such authorization, permission, or similar shall be exempt.
 Article 36 (Delegation of Authority)
The head of a related central administrative agency may delegate part of his/her authority under this Act to each Mayor/Do Governor or the head of each Si/Gun/Gu, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 37 (Submission of Materials and Entry for Inspection)
(1) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu may order a project implementor under Article 10 (1) 5 or (3) to submit materials or assign public officials under his/her control to enter a place of business to conduct an inspection.
(2) Public officials in charge of entry and inspection under paragraph (1) shall carry with them an identification card indicating their authority and shall produce it to relevant persons.
 Article 38 (Hearings)
The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall hold a hearing, when he/she intends to revoke approval pursuant to Article 11 (6).
 Article 39 (Administrative Fine)
(1) A person who fails to comply with an order to submit materials pursuant to Article 37 (1), who submits false materials, or who rejects, interferes with, or evades an inspection shall be punished by an administrative fine not exceeding two million won.
(2) Administrative fine under paragraph (1) shall be imposed by the head of each Si/Gun/Gu, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) Any person dissatisfied with the imposition of an administrative fine under paragraph (2) may file an objection to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu within 30 days from the date on which he/she is notified of the imposition.
(4) Upon receiving an objection under paragraph (3) from a person subjected to an administrative fine under paragraph (2), the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu shall, without delay, notify the competent court, which, in turn, shall proceed to a trial on administrative fine pursuant to the Non-Contentious Case Procedure Act.
(5) If neither an objection is raised nor the administrative fine paid within a period prescribed in paragraph (3), the aforementioned administrative fine shall be collected in the same manner as delinquent local taxes are collected.
ADDENDA
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measure) Where a construction work or project commenced with approval, authorization, permission, or similar with regard to the construction of a building, the installation of a structure or any other facility, or the change of the form and quality of land within an area adjacent to a granted district or an area adjacent to a returned district pursuant to provisions of a relevant Act or subordinate statute before this Act enters into force, such construction work or project shall be deemed a construction work or project with approval, authorization, permission, or similar under this Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8337, Apr. 6, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 9 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. (Proviso Omitted.)
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. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 16 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8369, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 16 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8370, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 20 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 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. 8404, Apr. 27, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 14 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8429, May 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8466, May 17, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8974, Mar. 21, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 14 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.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 9000, Mar. 28, 2008>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9366, Jan. 30, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDA<Act No. 9401, Jan. 30, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 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. 9770, Jun. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on July 1, 2010. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 9843, Dec. 29, 2009>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10220, Mar. 31, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2011.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10222, Mar. 31, 2010>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Applicability) The amended provisions of Article 12 (5) and (6) shall also apply to returned districts pursuant to the Agreement on Land Partnership Plan between the Republic of Korea and the United States of America before this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10252, Apr. 12, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 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. 10339, Jun. 4, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one month after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011>
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.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10764, May 30, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10898, Jul. 25, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11037, Aug. 4, 2011>
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. 11347, Feb. 22, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Legal Fiction of Authorization, Permission, etc.)
The amended provisions of the latter part of Article 29 (2) shall apply beginning with the first request for consultation from the project approving authority to the head of a relevant central administrative agency or local government after the enforcement of this Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
(1) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) Omitted.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11794, May 22, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 26 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 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. 12844, Nov. 19, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That among Acts amended pursuant to Article 6 of Addenda, amendments to any Act, which was promulgated before this Act enters into force but the enforcement date of which has not yet arrived, shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the relevant Act.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13797, Jan. 19, 2016>
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. 14480, Dec. 27, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That among the Acts amended pursuant to Article 6 of this Addenda, amended parts of the Acts which were promulgated before this Act enters into force but the enforcement dates of which have not arrived, shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the relevant Act, respectively.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That among the Acts amended pursuant to Article 5 of this Addenda, amended parts of the Acts which were promulgated before this Act enters into force but the enforcement dates of which have not arrived, shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the relevant Act, respectively.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 14916, Oct. 24, 2017>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.