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AIRPORT NOISE PREVENTION AND AREAS ASSISTANCE ACT

Act No. 10161, Mar. 22, 2010

Amended by Act No. 10193, Mar. 31, 2010

Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013

Act No. 12636, May 21, 2014

Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015

Act No. 13796, Jan. 19, 2016

Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016

Act No. 14113, Mar. 29, 2016

Act No. 14116, Mar. 29, 2016

Act No. 14537, Jan. 17, 2017

Act No. 14854, Aug. 9, 2017

Act No. 15113, Nov. 28, 2017

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to promote the welfare of residents, to ensure a pleasant living environment for them, and to contribute to revitalizing air traffic by preventing airport noise and efficiently pushing forward airport noise countermeasure projects and resident support projects in areas requiring countermeasures against noise.
 Article 2 (Definitions)
The definitions of terms used in this Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015; Act Nos. 14113 & 14116, Mar. 29, 2016>
1. "Airport noise" means noise generated by an aircraft during take-off and landing at an airport;
2. "Area requiring countermeasures against noise" means an area affected by airport noise, which is designated and publicly notified by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport pursuant to Article 5 (1) in order to push forward airport noise countermeasure projects and resident support projects;
3. "Aircraft" means aircraft pursuant to subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Aviation Safety Act;
4. "Airport" means an airport pursuant to subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Airport Facilities Act and an airport newly built by an airport development project implementer: Provided, That an airport concurrently serving as a base of air operations under the provisions of subparagraph 4 (a) through (c) of Article 2 of the Protection of Military Bases and Installations Act shall be excluded herefrom, but an airport located in Gangseo-gu, Busan Metropolitan City shall be included herein;
5. "Manager of airport facilities" means a person who manages airport facilities pursuant to subparagraph 7 of Article 2 of the Airport Facilities Act;
6. "Airport development project implementer" means a person who implements an airport development project pursuant to subparagraph 9 of Article 2 of the Airport Facilities Act;
7. "Airport noise countermeasure project" means a project implemented to reduce airport noise and to create a pleasant living environment, which is referred to in Article 8 (1) 1, 4, 6, and 7;
8. "Resident support project" means a project implemented to boost the welfare and income of residents living in an area requiring countermeasures against airport noise, which falls under Article 19 (1);
9. "Noise level" means a value calculated in accordance with the method of calculation prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport in consideration of a noise level generated by aircraft, the number of flights, time slots, etc.
 Article 3 (Relationship with other Acts)
This Act shall prevail over other Acts with respect to the prevention of airport noise and support to an area requiring countermeasures against noise.
 Article 4 (Responsibility of State, Local Governments, etc.)
(1) The State, a local government and a manager of airport facilities (hereinafter referred to as "facilities manager") and an airport development project implementer (hereinafter referred to as "project implementer") shall formulate and implement measures necessary for creating a pleasant and healthy living environment for residents living in an area requiring countermeasures against noise.
(2) The State, a local government, a facilities manager and a project implementer shall give priority to securing financial resources incurred in formulating and implementing countermeasures pursuant to paragraph (1).
 Article 5 (Designation, Public Notice, etc. of Areas Requiring Countermeasures against Noise)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall designate and publicly notify an area requiring countermeasures against noise around an airport as a Class 1 area, Class 2 area, or Class 3 area, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, on the basis of estimated noise levels in consideration of future aviation demand. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall investigate noise levels around an airport created by aircraft at airports, in order to designate and publicly notify areas requiring countermeasures against noise pursuant to paragraph (1). <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
(3) When investigating noise levels as required under paragraph (2), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall request a person who has certified technical skills concerning the measurement, assessment, analysis, etc. of noise levels to conduct such investigation. <Amended by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
(4) Matters necessary for investigation of noise levels as required under paragraphs (2) and (3), including the cycles and methods of investigation, standards, etc. therefor, shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
 Article 6 (Restrictions, etc. on Installation of Facilities in Areas Requiring Countermeasures against Noise)
(1) The Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, Do Governor (hereinafter referred to as "Mayor/Do Governor") or the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province, or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (the head of a Gu refers to the head of an autonomous Gu; hereinafter referred to as the "head of a Si/Gun/Gu") shall restrict the installation and use of facilities in an area requiring countermeasures against noise in order to prevent the spread of damage caused by airport noise: Provided, That he/she may permit the installation of facilities, such as the installation of soundproof facilities, etc., with certain conditions attached.
(2) A Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may order a person who fails to satisfy conditions attached under paragraph (1) to do the following:
1. Changing the use of facilities;
2. Supplementing facilities designed to prevent damage caused by noise.
(3) When a Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu has permitted the installation of facilities in an area requiring countermeasures against noise according to the Building Act, he/she shall notify a facilities manager or a project implementer of the details of such permission (including the details of the conditions, if any).
(4) Necessary matters concerning kinds of facilities subject to restrictions on installation and use and the conditions under which such restrictions are valid, and so forth under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 7 (Formulation of Mid-Term Plans for Preventing Airport Noise and Resident Support)
(1) Every five years, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall formulate a mid-term plan for preventing airport noise and resident support with respect to an area requiring countermeasures against noise (hereinafter referred to as "mid-term plan"). <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The following matters shall be included in a mid-term plan: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. The basic direction-setting for countermeasures against airport noise;
2. A plan for reducing airport noise;
3. Airport noise countermeasure projects;
4. Resident support projects;
5. A funding plan and a fund allocation plan for each project;
6. A land utilization plan and direction-setting for space management;
7. Other matters deemed necessary by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
(3) When formulating a mid-term plan, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall collect the opinions of residents, experts, etc. in an area requiring countermeasures against noise and, if he/she deems such opinions reasonable, he/she shall reflect them in the plan. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
(4) Methods of and procedures for collecting opinions as provided for in paragraph (3), and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
 Article 8 (Formulation, etc. of Airport Noise Countermeasure Project Plan)
(1) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall formulate and implement an annual airport noise countermeasure project plan (hereinafter referred to as "noise countermeasure project plan") that includes the following matters in accordance with a mid-term plan: <Amended by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015; Act No. 14537, Jan. 17, 2017>
1. A project for installing soundproof facilities and air conditioners;
2. A project for subsidizing public broadcasting license fees (applicable only to a facilities manager);
3. A project for partially subsidizing electricity costs of air conditioners installed in schools and other facilities for residential purposes in which residents live, determined by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport among facilities under Article 2 (2) 1 through 4, and 14 of the Building Act (applicable only to a facilities manager);
4. A project for installing automatic noise measurement networks;
5. Deleted. <by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
6. Compensation for loss and purchase of land;
7. Other matters which the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport deems necessary to reduce airport noise and to create a pleasant living environment.
(2) Only facilities prescribed by the Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, such as residential, educational, medical and public facilities located in an area requiring countermeasures against noise which is designated and publicly notified pursuant to Article 5 (1) shall be covered by installation or subsidization projects prescribed in paragraph (1) 1 and 2. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
(3) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall implement any of the following projects if the owner of any of the facilities under paragraph (2) in an area excluded from areas requiring countermeasures against noise due to the change thereof makes a request to do so within five years from the date on which the area is excluded from the areas requiring countermeasures against noise: <Amended by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
1. A project for installing soundproof facilities;
2. A project for preventing interference with television reception;
3. A project for installing air conditioners in schools.
(4) Where a facilities manager or a project implementer intends to formulate a noise countermeasure project plan or to amend the existing noise countermeasure project plan, he/she shall obtain approval of the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport: Provided, That this shall not apply to modification of minor matters prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(5) Matters necessary for formulating and implementing a noise countermeasure project plan shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 9 (Duty, etc. of Low-Noise Flight Operation)
(1) Aircraft taking off from or landing at an airport in an area requiring countermeasures against noise shall navigate in accordance with procedures to lower flight noise determined and publicly notified by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (hereinafter referred to as "procedures for low noise navigation"). <Amended by Act No. 14113, Mar. 29, 2016>
(2) A facilities manager shall monitor whether any aircraft violates the noise standards at each measuring point prescribed in the procedures for low noise navigation, and notify the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of any aircraft that violates the noise standards, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 10 (Installation of Automatic Noise Measurement Networks)
(1) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall install automatic noise measurement networks capable of investigating the actual noise levels in an area requiring countermeasures against noise, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, in order to monitor whether aircraft meets the required noise standards at each measuring point and to use them to develop countermeasures against airport noise, etc. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) A Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may, if necessary, install additional automatic noise measurement networks or request a facilities manager or project implementer to change network installation sites in order to investigate actual noise levels in areas under his/her jurisdiction. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 15113, Nov. 28, 2017>
 Article 11 (Compensation for Loss)
(1) Where the owner of a building or land located in a Class 1 area, or a Class 2 area, under Article 5 (1) or a Class 3 area prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport as at the time an area requiring countermeasures against noise is designated and publicly notified removes the relevant building or fixture on the relevant land, he/she may claim compensation for loss caused by such removal or from a facilities manager or a project implementer. <Amended by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
(2) Where the owner of a building or land located in a Class 1 area, or a Class 2, under Article 5 (1), or the Class 3 area prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, as at the time an area requiring countermeasures against noise is designated and publicly notified, relocates the relevant building or fixture on the relevant land to an area outside the Class 3 area prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, he/she may claim compensation for loss caused by such relocation from a facilities manager or a project implementer. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
(3) The basis of compensation for loss and method of claiming therefor under paragraphs (1) and (2) and other relevant matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
 Article 12 (Claims for Purchase of Land)
(1) The owner of land in a Class 1 area, or Class 2 area, under Article 5 (1), or the Class 3 area prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (hereinafter referred to as "land subject to purchase") may claim the purchase of a relevant land from a facilities manager or a project implementer. <Amended by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
(2) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall purchase land which he/she has received a claim to purchase pursuant to paragraph (1).
 Article 13 (Procedures, etc. for Purchase of Land)
(1) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall notify a claimant for purchase of whether land of which he/she receives a claim for purchase is land subject to purchase and the estimated purchase price, etc. calculated, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, within two months from the date he/she receives a claim for purchase of the relevant land pursuant to Article 12 (1).
(2) When a facilities manager or a project implementer notifies the relevant land as land subject to purchase pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall purchase the relevant land subject to purchase within three years from the date he/she is so notified.
(3) The purchase price of land subject to purchase (hereinafter referred to as "purchase price") shall be the price assessed in consideration of the location, shape, surroundings, the current status of use, etc. of the relevant land based on the officially announced land prices under the Act on the Public Announcement of Real Estate Values. In such cases, the timing of and methods for calculating a purchase price shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 13796, Jan. 19, 2016>
(4) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall contribute land he/she has purchased with funds including government subsidies and noise charges among funds raised pursuant to Article 23 (1) in accordance with Article 13 of the State Property Act.
(5) Where a facilities manager or a project implementer purchases land in accordance with the provisions of paragraphs (1) through (3), the procedures for purchase thereof and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 14 (Bearing of Expenses)
(1) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall bear expenses incurred in conducting an appraisal, etc. to calculate the purchase price pursuant to Article 13 (3).
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), where a claimant for purchase withdraws his/her claim for purchase without good cause, a facilities manager or a project implementer may have the claimant for purchase bear all or some of expenses incurred in conducting the appraisal, as prescribed by Presidential Decree: Provided, That this shall not apply where a purchase price is less than an estimated purchase price by more than a rate prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 15 (Management of Contributed Land)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall formulate a plan for managing contributed land to ensure that the contributed land under Article 13 (4) is used and managed appropriately for the purposes of this Act. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) A facilities manager or a project implementer may formulate a plan for implementing management of contributed land within the scope of a plan for managing contributed land under paragraph (1) to use or manage the relevant land.
 Article 16 (Establishment of Noise Levels for Aircraft)
The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall establish noise levels for aircraft according to noise levels generated by aircraft operating at airports, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 17 (Imposition and Collection of Charges)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may impose and collect charges (hereinafter referred to as "noise charges") on and from owners, etc. of aircraft (referring to owners, etc. referred to in Article 7 of the Aviation Safety Act; hereinafter the same shall apply) landing at the airport designated as an area requiring countermeasures against noise within limits not exceeding 30/100 of landing charges (excluding value added tax) among the usage charges prescribed in Article 32 of the Airport Facilities Act according to the aircraft noise levels prescribed in Article 16. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14113, Mar. 29, 2016; Act No. 14116, Mar. 29, 2016>
(2) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may additionally impose and collect double charges under paragraph (1) as noise charges on and from owners, etc. of aircraft navigating in the middle of the night prescribed by Presidential Decree and owners, etc. of aircraft notified of violations of noise levels pursuant to Article 9 (2). <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Necessary matters concerning standards for imposition, procedures for collection of noise charges and procedures for adjustment of the amount imposed shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) Where a person obligated to pay noise charges under paragraphs (1) and (2) fails to pay those charges by the payment deadline, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may impose additional charges equivalent to 3/100 of noise charges. <Amended by Act No. 12636, May 21, 2014>
(5) Where a person obligated to pay noise charges under paragraphs (1) and (2) fails to pay those charges by the payment deadline, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may urge him/her to pay them for a fixed payment period, and where he/she fails to pay noise charges and additional charges under paragraph (4) within the designated period, the Minister of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs may collect the charges in the same manner as national taxes in arrears. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 12636, May 21, 2014>
 Article 18 (Formulation, etc. of Support Project Plans)
(1) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall formulate an annual resident support project plan (hereinafter referred to as "support project plan") within the scope of a mid-term plan.
(2) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall include areas outside an area requiring countermeasures against noise, which are located within a certain range prescribed by Presidential Decree (hereinafter referred to as "adjacent areas requiring countermeasures against noise") in a support project plan.
(3) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport designates and publicly notifies an area requiring countermeasures against noise pursuant to Article 5 (1), he/she may designate and publicly notify such area, together with adjacent areas requiring countermeasures against noise in consultation with the head of a Si/Gun/Gu. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) When a facilities manager or a project implementer intends to formulate a support project plan, he/she shall consult with the head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu concerning the type, size, etc., of resident support projects. <Amended by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
(5) The head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu or the relevant superintendent of education (limited to projects related to establishment of school facilities) shall implement resident support projects. <Amended by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015; Act No. 14854, Aug. 9, 2017>
(6) Where a facilities manager or a project implementer intends to formulate a support project plan pursuant to paragraph (1) or to amend the existing support project plan, he/she shall obtain approval of the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport: Provided, That this shall not apply to modification of minor matters prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(7) Matters necessary to formulate a support project plan shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 19 (Types, etc. of Resident Support Projects)
(1) Types of resident support projects shall be as follows: <Amended by Act No. 14537, Jan. 17, 2017>
1. Residents welfare project: Referring to projects prescribed by Presidential Decree as projects for improving residents' welfare, such as the establishment of common use facilities (library, sports park, etc.), educational and cultural projects, etc.;
2. Projects for boosting income: Referring to projects prescribed by Presidential Decree as projects that may contribute to boosting income, such as the establishment of a place for group work, joint farming facilities, etc.;
3. Other projects determined by Ordinance of the relevant local government under the criteria prescribed by Presidential Decree as the ones which can contribute to enhancing the welfare and income of residents.
(2) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall provide funds raised pursuant to Article 23 to the implementer of a residents support project within the scope not exceeding 75/100 of costs incurred in carrying out each project referred to in the subparagraphs of paragraph (1). <Amended by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
(3) Specific matters such as rates of subsidization of projects and others referred to in paragraph (2) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 20 (Designation of Development Areas in Noise-Damaged Areas)
Where the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, a Mayor/Do Governor, or the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province (hereinafter referred to as "designating authority") acknowledges that systematic development is necessary in an area designated and publicly notified as an area requiring countermeasures against noise, he/she may designate a development area in a noise-damaged area. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 21 (Implementation, etc. of Development Projects in Noise-Damaged Areas)
(1) A person designated by a designating authority from among the following persons shall implement a development project for a development area in a noise-damaged area: Provided, That a person falling under subparagraph 6 is eligible to implement such project only where he/she implements a development project jointly with a person falling under any of subparagraphs 1 through 5: <Amended by Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
1. The State or a local government;
2. A public institution prescribed by Presidential Decree;
3. A local corporation established in accordance with the Local Public Enterprises Act;
4. A person meeting the requirements prescribed by Presidential Decree as a housing construction business entity registered pursuant to Article 4 of the Housing Act who is capable of implementing an urban development project (limited to cases where a housing complex prescribed in subparagraph 12 of Article 2 of the Housing Act and infrastructure involved therein are developed);
5. A person meeting the requirements prescribed by Presidential Decree as a person deemed capable of implementing a development project in a noise-damaged area in conformity with a development plan, such as getting a license to perform civil engineering business or civil engineering and construction business under the Framework Act on the Construction Industry;
6. A person meeting the requirements prescribed by Presidential Decree as a self-management real estate investment company or consigned-management real estate investment company established in accordance with the Real Estate Investment Company Act;
7. A corporation funded and established by at least two persons falling under any of subparagraphs 1 through 6 for the purpose of implementing a development project in a noise damaged area.
(2) Except as otherwise provided for in this Act, the designation of a development area in a noise-damaged area, methods of formulating and implementing a development project plan, etc. shall be governed by the Urban Development Act and the Special Act on the Promotion of Urban Renewal.
 Article 22 (Establishment and Functions of Committee on Countermeasures against Airport Noise)
(1) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall establish a committee on countermeasures against airport noise (hereinafter referred to as " committee on countermeasures against noise") for each airport designated and publicly notified as an area requiring countermeasures against noise in order to hear the opinions of residents, experts, etc. on the following matters: <Amended by Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
1. Matters concerning a plan for pursuing airport noise countermeasure projects and resident support projects;
2. Matters concerning methods of implementation of and priorities for airport noise countermeasure projects and resident support projects;
3. Outcomes of implementation of airport noise countermeasure projects and resident support projects and matters concerning improvement;
4. Other matters necessary to implement airport noise countermeasure projects and resident support projects.
(2) Matters necessary for the composition, operation, etc. of a committee on countermeasures against noise shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 23 (Funds)
(1) Funds to be raised by a facilities manager and a project implementer to implement airport noise countermeasure projects and resident support projects shall consist of the following financial resources: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14113, Mar. 29, 2016>
1. Governmental subsidies;
3. Project costs borne by a facilities manager or a project implementer: Provided, That in the case of a facilities manager, such project costs mean the airport profits prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport out of overall airport profits, such as usage charges, etc. pursuant to Article 32 of the Airport Facilities Act.
(2) Funds under paragraph (1) may be used for the following projects:
1. Airport noise countermeasure projects;
2. Resident support projects;
3. Other matters prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 24 (Implementation of Airport Noise Countermeasure Projects at One's Own Expense)
(1) Where a facilities manager or a project implementer intends to implement an airport noise countermeasure project or a resident support project with his/her own money other than funds raised pursuant to Article 23, he/she shall formulate a project plan and obtain approval of the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) A facilities manager or a project implementer shall complete an airport noise countermeasure project prescribed in paragraph (1) within five years from the date on which he/she obtains such approval.
(3) Where a facilities manager or a project implementer implements an airport noise countermeasure project and a resident support project by obtaining approval under paragraph (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may choose not to impose charges prescribed in Article 17 (1) from the date on which he/she obtains approval pursuant to paragraph (1). <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) Where a facilities manager or a project implementer fails to implement a project in accordance with the approved project plan under paragraph (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may revoke his/her approval. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 25 (Exemption from Various Charges)
Facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as facilities for common use, public use, etc., established by a resident support project pursuant to Article 18, shall be exempt from the relevant charges, as prescribed by the following Acts: <Amended by Act No. 14854, Aug. 9, 2017>
1. Development charges prescribed in Article 5 of the Restitution of Development Gains Act;
2. Farmland conservation charges prescribed in Article 38 of the Farmland Act;
3. Costs of developing substitute grassland prescribed in Article 23 of the Grassland Act;
4. Charges for the occupation and use of public waters under the Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act.
 Article 26 (Taxation Support)
The head of a local government may reduce or eliminate property tax, acquisition tax, and registration tax for residents in an area requiring countermeasures against noise, as prescribed by the Local Tax Act or other related Acts.
 Article 27 (Reporting, Inspections, etc.)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, when necessary, may have a facilities manager or a project implementer file a necessary report or submit materials on airport noise countermeasure projects or resident support projects, and cause a public official under his/her jurisdiction to enter an office, a place of business or other necessary places of a facilities manager or a project implementer to inspect books, documents, or other articles or to ask questions to interested persons. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Where an inspection under paragraph (1) is to be conducted, a person subject to such inspection shall be informed of an inspection plan, such as the data and time, purpose and details of inspection, etc., by not later than seven days prior to the scheduled inspection: Provided, That this shall not apply to cases of emergency or cases where the objective of such inspection cannot be achieved if an inspection plan is known to a person subject to the inspection in advance.
(3) A public official who has access to necessary places and conducts inspections pursuant to paragraph (1) shall carry identification indicating his/her authority and present it to interested persons.
(4) Necessary matters concerning identification under paragraph (3) shall be prescribed by the Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 28 (Delegation of Authority)
The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may delegate part of his/her authority granted under this Act to the head of an agency under his/her jurisdiction, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and the head of such agency may re-delegate part of his/her authority, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 29 (Administrative Fines)
(1) Any of the following persons shall be subject to an administrative fine not exceeding five million won:
1. A person who fails to implement a project in accordance with the approved project plan under Article 24 (1);
2. A person who fails to file a report pursuant to Article 27 (1) or files a false report, or who refuses, obstructs or evades an inspection;
3. A person who fails to submit materials pursuant to Article 27 (1) or submits false materials.
(2) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall impose and collect administrative fines prescribed in paragraph (1), as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Areas Requiring Countermeasures against Noise, etc.)
(1) An area affected or expected to be affected by airport noise, and which is designated or publicly announced pursuant to Article 107 (2) of the former Aviation Act as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed designated and publicly announced as a Class 1 area, Class 2 area or Class 3 area in accordance with the amended provisions of Article 5 (1).
(2) Noise charges imposed pursuant to Article 109 of the former Aviation Act as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed imposed in accordance with this Act.
(3) A committee on measures for the prevention of harm caused by aircraft noise prescribed in Article 109-2 of the former Aviation Act as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed a committee on countermeasures against airport noise.
Article 3 Omitted.
Article 4 (Relationship with other Statutes)
Where the former Aviation Act is or the provisions thereof are cited by other statutes as at the time this Act enters into force, if there are the provisions corresponding thereto in this Act, this Act or the relevant provisions of this Act shall be deemed cited in lieu of the former provisions.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10193, Mar. 31, 2010>
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. 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. 12636, May 21, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability concerning Noise Charges)
The amended provisions of Article 17 (4) and (5) shall apply, beginning with the first aircraft landing after this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13699, Dec. 31, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Compensation for Loss)
Where a facility manager and a project implementer is investigating noise levels around an airport cause by airport noise pursuant to Article 5 (2), as at the time this Act enters into force, the previous provisions thereof shall govern notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 5 (2).
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Investigation of Noise Levels)
Where a facility manager and a project implementer is investigating noise levels around an airport cause by airport noise pursuant to Article 5 (2), as at the time this Act enters into force, the previous provisions thereof shall apply notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 5 (2).
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Resident Support Project Implementation Entities)
Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 18 (5), where an implementation entity for each project has been determined otherwise under the previous Article 18 (4) and (5), as at the time this Act enters into force, the previous provisions shall apply to such an implementation entity until a relevant project is completed in accordance with a support project plan formulated for a relevant year.
Article 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13796, Jan. 19, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on September 1, 2016.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on August 12, 2016.
Articles 2 through 22 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14113, Mar. 29, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 18 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14116, Mar. 29, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 55 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 14537, Jan. 17, 2017>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 14854, Aug. 9, 2017>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 15113, Nov. 28, 2017>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.