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ACT ON THE PERSONS PERFORMING THE DUTIES OF JUDICIAL POLICE OFFICERS AND THE SCOPE OF THEIR DUTIES

Act No. 380, Jan. 12, 1956

Amended by Act No. 608, May 5, 1961

Act No. 847, Dec. 18, 1961

Act No. 1144, Sep. 17, 1962

Act No. 1290, Mar. 5, 1963

Act No. 1400, Sep. 15, 1963

Act No. 1450, Nov. 23, 1963

Act No. 1650, Jul. 28, 1964

Act No. 1768, Mar. 29, 1966

Act No. 2033, Jul. 19, 1968

Act No. 2203, jun. 18, 1970

Act No. 2704, Dec. 21, 1974

Act No. 2818, Dec. 31, 1975

Act No. 2904, Dec. 22, 1976

Act No. 3046, Dec. 31, 1977

Act No. 3492, Dec. 31, 1981

Act No. 3644, Dec. 31, 1982

Act No. 3993, Dec. 4, 1987

Act No. 4183, Dec. 30, 1989

Act No. 4245, Aug. 1, 1990

Act No. 4364, Mar. 8, 1991

Act No. 4559, jun. 11, 1993

Act No. 4928, Jan. 5, 1995

Act No. 4929, Jan. 5, 1995

Act No. 5079, Dec. 29, 1995

Act No. 5429, Dec. 13, 1997

Act No. 5529, Feb. 28, 1998

Act No. 5667, Jan. 21, 1999

Act No. 5681, Jan. 21, 1999

Act No. 5921, Feb. 8, 1999

Act No. 5982, May 24, 1999

Act No. 6041, Dec. 28, 1999

Act No. 6094, Dec. 31, 1999

Act No. 6193, Jan. 21, 2000

Act No. 6311, Dec. 29, 2000

Act No. 6399, Jan. 29, 2001

Act No. 6517, Sep. 27, 2001

Act No. 6893, May 29, 2003

Act No. 6911, May 29, 2003

Act No. 6924, Jul. 18, 2003

Act No. 7167, Feb. 9, 2004

Act No. 7170, Feb. 9, 2004

Act No. 7255, Dec. 30, 2004

Act No. 7326, Dec. 31, 2004

Act No. 7421, Mar. 24, 2005

Act No. 7655, Aug. 4, 2005

Act No. 7799, Dec. 29, 2005

Act No. 7964, Jul. 19, 2006

Act No. 8356, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8356, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8466, May 17, 2007

Act No. 8728, Dec. 21, 2007

Act No. 8976, Mar. 21, 2008

Act No. 9037, Mar. 28, 2008

Act No. 9109, jun. 13, 2008

Act No. 9313, Dec. 31, 2008

Act No. 9625, Apr. 22, 2009

Act No. 9627, Apr. 22, 2009

Act No. 9770, jun. 9, 2009

Act No. 9773, jun. 9, 2009

Act No. 9918, Jan. 1, 2010

Act No. 9932, Jan. 18, 2010

Act No. 10001, Feb. 4, 2010

Act No. 10276, May 4, 2010

Act No. 10339, jun. 4, 2010

Act No. 10361, jun. 8, 2010

Act No. 10615, Apr. 28, 2011

Act No. 10616, Apr. 28, 2011

Act No. 10629, May 19, 2011

Act No. 10763, May 30, 2011

Act No. 10839, Jul. 14, 2011

Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011

Act No. 10977, Jul. 28, 2011

Act No. 11037, Aug. 4, 2011

Act No. 11041, Sep. 15, 2011

Act No. 11048, Sep. 15, 2011

Act No. 11161, Jan. 17, 2012

Act No. 11267, Feb. 1, 2012

Act No. 11401, Mar. 21, 2012

Act No. 11458, jun. 1, 2012

Act No. 11459, jun. 1, 2012

Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013

Act No. 11862, jun. 4, 2013

Act No. 11980, Jul. 30, 2013

Act No. 12943, Dec. 30, 2014

Act No. 13186, Feb. 3, 2015

Act No. 13426, Jul. 24, 2015

Act No. 13601, Dec. 22, 2015

Act No. 13729, Jan. 6, 2016

Act No. 14183, May 29, 2016

Act No. 14411, Dec. 20, 2016

Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017

Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017

Act No. 15253, Dec. 19, 2017

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to prescribe persons to perform the duties of judicial police officers as prescribed in Article 197 of the Criminal Procedure Act and to prescribe the scope of duties thereof.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 2 Deleted. <by Act No. 3492, Dec. 31, 1981>
 Article 3 (Jail Wardens, etc.)
(1) The heads of correctional institutions, juvenile correctional institutions, detention centers or branches thereof shall perform the duties of judicial police officers (hereinafter referred to "judicial police officers") pursuant to Article 196 (1) of the Criminal Procedure Act in relation to offenses committed in the relevant correctional institutions, juvenile correctional institutions, detention centers or branches thereof.
(2) The heads of juvenile reformatories or branches thereof, or the heads of juvenile classification review boards or branches thereof shall perform the duties of judicial police officers in relation to offenses committed in the juvenile reformatories or branches thereof, or the juvenile classification review boards or branches thereof.
(3) The heads of protective custody centers, or medical treatment and custody facilities or branches thereof shall perform the duties of judicial police officers in relation to offenses committed in protective custody centers, or medical treatment and custody facilities or branches thereof.
(4) The national public officials of Grades 4 through 7 engaged in the duties of making a tour of inspection of correctional facilities pursuant to Article 8 of the Administration and Treatment of Correctional Institution Inmates Act shall perform the duties of judicial police officers in relation to offenses committed in the correctional facilities, and the national public officials of Grades 8 and 9 shall perform the duties of deputy judicial police officers (hereinafter referred to "deputy judicial police officer") pursuant to Article 196 (5) of the Criminal Procedure Act in relation to such offenses. <Amended by Act No. 13456, Aug. 11, 2015>
(5) The national public officials of Grade 4 through 7 engaged in the duties of immigration shall perform the duties of judicial police officers in relation to any of the following offenses, and the national public officials of Grade 8 and 9 shall perform the duties of deputy judicial police officers in relation to such offenses: <Amended by Act No. 13456, Aug. 11, 2015>
1. An offense concerning documents under PART II Chapter XX of the Criminal Act and offence concerning seals under Chapter XXI of the same PART, which amounts to concurrent crimes with immigration violations;
2. An offense in violation of the Passport Act, which amounts to concurrent crimes with immigration violations;
3. An offense in violation of the Stowaways Control Act, which amounts to concurrent crimes with immigration violations.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 4 (Public Officials Engaged in Forest Protection)
Persons who are to be in exclusive charge of forest protection at Korea Forest Service or its affiliated agencies (excluding Forest Aviation Headquarters), a Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do, Special Self-Governing Province (hereinafter referred to as “Special Metropolitan City/Metropolitan Cities/Dos”), Si, Gun or Gu (referring to autonomous Gus; hereinafter the same shall apply), who are public officials of Grade 6 and 7 regarding whom the heads of their agency have made a report to the chief prosecutor of the relevant district prosecutors’ office shall perform the duties of judicial police officers, and the public officials of Grade 8 and 9 shall perform the duties of deputy judicial police officers. <Amended by Act No. 10276, May 4, 2010; Act No. 13456, Aug. 11, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 5 (Judicial Police Officers by Designation of Chief Prosecutor)
Among persons designated by the chief prosecutor of a district prosecutors’ office having jurisdiction over their posts, on the recommendation of the heads of agencies with which such persons are affiliated, national public officials or local public officials of at least Grade 7, and fire-fighting officers or local fire-fighting officers of at least Grade 6 shall perform the duties of judicial police officers, and national public officials or local public officials of Grade 8 or 9, and fire-fighting officers or local fire-fighting officers of Grade 7 or lower shall perform the duties of deputy police officers: <Amended by Act No. 9932, Jan. 18, 2010; Act No. 10276, May 4, 2010; Act No. 10839, Jul. 14, 2011; Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011; Act No. 11161, Jan. 17, 2012; Act No. 11458, Jun. 1, 2012; Act No. 11459, Jun. 1, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12943, Dec. 30, 2014; Act No. 13456, Aug. 11, 2015; Act No. 13729, Jan. 6, 2016; Act No. 14183, May 29, 2016; Act No. 14411, Dec. 20, 2016; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017; Act No. 15253, Dec. 19, 2017>
1. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who are not the heads of correctional institutions, juvenile correctional institutions, detention centers, or branches thereof;
2. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work at the local correctional agency;
3. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who are not the heads of juvenile reformatories or branches thereof or the heads of Juvenile Classification and Examination Center or branches thereof;
4. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who are not the heads of protective custody facilities, medical treatment and custody facilities, or branches thereof;
5. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Korea Forest Service or any of its affiliated agencies (excluding the Forest Aviation Stations), performing the duty to protect and manage forests and the duty to enforce the law on the specifications and quality of timber products;
6. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Special Metropolitan City or a Metropolitan City or Do, performing the duty to protect forests and manage national forests and the duty to enforce the law on the specifications and quality of timber products;
7. National public officials of Grade 6 through 9 or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for a Si/Gun/Gu or an Eup/Myeon, performing the duty to protect forests and the duty to enforce the law on the specifications and quality of timber products;
8. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, any of its affiliated agencies, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law on food;
9. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, any of its affiliated agencies, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law on drugs, cosmetics and medical devices and the duty to enforce the law on tests and inspections conducted under the Act on Testing and Inspection in the Food and Drug Industry;
10. National public officials of Grade 6 through 9 who work in a lighthouse, performing the duty to manage the lighthouse;
11. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or any of its affiliated agencies, performing the duty of railroad policing;
12. Fire Sub-deputy Chiefs and lower-ranking fire-fighting officers or Local Fire Sub-deputy Chiefs and lower-ranking local fire-fighting officers;
13. National public officials of Grade 6 through 9 who work for a national school, performing the duty to protect the training forest or conservation forest of the school;
14. National public officials and local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Cultural Heritage Administration, any of its offices, regional management offices or branches, the Hyeonchungsa Shrine Office, the Chilbaeguichong Shrine Office, the King Sejong Shrine Office, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to protect cultural heritage;
15. Measurement inspection officials prescribed under the Measures Act;
16. National public officials and local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for any of the park management agencies referred to in Article 34 of the Natural Parks Act, performing the duty of park management under the same Act;
17. Customs officers who perform the duty to investigate customs duty evaders pursuant to the Customs Act;
18. Fisheries supervision officials under the Fisheries Act;
19. Mining safety officials appointed under the Mining Safety Act;
20. Public officials of the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs or any of its affiliated agencies;
21. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Health and Welfare or any of its affiliated agencies, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the following duties:
(a) The duty to enforce the law on public health under the Public Health Control Act;
(b) The duty to enforce the law on medical service under the Medical Service Act;
(c) The duty to enforce the law in regard to admission to and discharge from a mental health improvement facility, violations of human rights in such facility, and the operation of such facility under the Act on the Improvement of Mental Health and the Support for Welfare Services for Mental Patients;
21-2. Public officials in charge of quarantine under the Quarantine Act or epidemic control officers or epidemiological investigation officers under the Infectious Disease Control and Prevention Act;
22. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Environment or any of its affiliated agencies, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law on environment;
23. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Science and ICT, any of its affiliated agencies, or Korea Communications Commission, performing the duty to enforce the law on radio systems, telecommunications systems, broadcasting and communications systems, wiretapping systems, business entities specialized in detecting unregistered, illegal wiretapping systems, equipment and materials for broadcasting and communications under Article 58-2 (1) of the Radio Waves Act, and advertising information for profit-making;
23-2. Deleted; <by Act No. 9625, Apr 22, 2009>
24. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for a regional office of construction management, a branch of a regional office of construction management, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do or any of its affiliated construction offices or road management offices, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law on limitations on the operation of vehicles or the duty to manage road facilities;
25. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty of tourism guidance;
26. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law against copyright infringement;
27. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to protect juveniles;
28. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or any of its affiliated agencies, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries or any of its affiliated agencies, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety or any of its affiliated agencies, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, a Si/Gun/Gu, performing any of the following duties:
(a) Enforcing the law on the labeling of the country of origin, etc. pursuant to the Act on Origin Labeling of Agricultural and Fishery Products;
(b) Enforcing the law on agricultural and fishery products pursuant to the Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act;
(d) Enforcing the law on livestock products pursuant to the Livestock Products Sanitary Control Act;
(e) Enforcing the law on ginseng products pursuant to the Ginseng Industry Act;
(f) Enforcing the law on grain pursuant to the Grain Management Act;
29. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law on the labeling of the country of origin pursuant to the Foreign Trade Act;
30. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to approve raw materials and machinery for earning foreign currency and the duty to approve a change of the purpose of use of such materials and machinery;
31. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Rural Development Administration, the National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law on pesticides and fertilizers;
32. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to monitor rivers;
33. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law on development restriction zones;
34. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency or any of its regional offices, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, a Si/Gun/Gu, as a veterinary inspector or an animal quarantine officer appointed pursuant to the Act on the Prevention of Contagious Animal Diseases or as a plant quarantine officer appointed pursuant to Article 7-2 of the Plant Protection Act;
35. Local public officials of Grade 5 through 9 who work for the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law against unregistered auto maintenance shops, the failure to apply for the registration of a transfer of ownership of a vehicle, illegal abandonment of a vehicle, or the operation of a vehicle not insured with mandatory insurance;
36. Deleted; <by Act No. 15253, Dec. 19, 2017>
37. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries or any of its affiliated agencies, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law on marine environment;
38. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Korea Intellectual Property Office, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law against unfair competition practices and infringement of trademarks and exclusive licenses;
39. Local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to enforce the law on passenger transport services and trucking transport businesses;
40. Local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for any of the park management agencies referred to in Article 20 of the Act on Urban Parks, Green Areas, Etc., performing the duty to manage urban parks pursuant to the same Act;
41. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Military Manpower Administration or any of its affiliated agencies, performing the duty to enforce the law against self-mutilation or fraud committed for the purpose of evading military service or being exempted from military service or the duty to conduct draft physical examinations or physical examinations pursuant to the Military Service Act;
42. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Agriculture, the Food and Rural Affairs or any of its affiliated agencies, the Korea Forest Service, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to investigate violations of plant variety rights under the Seed Industry Act and the Act on the Protection of New Varieties of Plants or the duty to investigate the distribution of seeds and other duties;
42-2. Animal guardians under Article 40 (1) of the Animal Protection Act;
43. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of the Interior and Safety or any of its affiliated agencies, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to conduct emergency safety inspections under Article 30 of the Framework Act on the Management of Disasters and Safety;
44. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to conduct inspections and enforce the law on petroleum and petroleum substitute fuels;
45. Local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to conduct inspections and enforce the law on credit business and credit brokerage business;
46. Local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to conduct investigations and enforce the law on door-to-door sales, telemarketing, multi-level marketing, door-to-door sales under sponsorship, recurring transactions and transactions for soliciting business;
47. Local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to conduct investigations and enforce the law on prepaid installment transaction business;
48. Aquatic organism disease control officers under Article 7 (1) of the Aquatic Life Disease Control Act and aquatic organism quarantine officers under Article 22 (1) of the same Act;
49. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Financial Service Commission, performing the duty to conduct investigations and enforce the law against unfair transactions in capital markets and other duties;
50. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission or any of its affiliates, performing the duty to conduct investigations and enforce the law for nuclear safety management;
51. National public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Employment and Labor or any of its affiliated agencies, performing the duty to enforce the law against fraudulent receipt of unemployment benefits, child-care leave benefits, maternity leave benefits, etc. under the Employment Insurance Act or fraudulent receipt of training fees, training allowances, etc. under the Act on the Development of Vocational Skills of Workers;
52. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or any of its affiliated agencies, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to conduct emergency safety inspections under Article 13 of the Special Act on the Safety Control and Maintenance of Establishments;
53. National public officials or local public officials of Grade 4 through 9 who work for the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or any of its affiliated agencies, the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or Do, or a Si/Gun/Gu, performing the duty to conduct investigations and enforce the law against illegal activities conducted in connection with real estate.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 6 (Scope of Duties and Investigative Jurisdiction)
The scope of duties and investigative jurisdiction of a person to perform the duties of judicial police officer pursuant to Articles 4 and 5 shall be limited to the following offenses: <Amended by Act No. 9313, Dec. 31, 2008; Act No. 9627, Apr. 22, 2009; Act No. 9770, Jun. 9, 2009; Act No. 9918, Jan. 1, 2010; Act No. 10001, Feb, 4, 2010; Act No. 10276, May 4, 2010; Act No. 10615, Apr. 28, 2011; Act No. 10629, May 19, 2011; Act No. 10763, May 30, 2011; Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011; Act No. 10977, Jul. 28, 2011; Act No. 11037, Aug. 4, 2011; Act Nos. 11041 & 11048, Sep. 15, 2011; Act No. 11161, Jan. 17, 2012; Act No. 11267, Feb. 1, 2012; Act Nos. 11458 & 11459, Jun. 1, 2012; Act No. 11862, Jun. 4, 2013; Act No. 11980, Jul. 30, 2013; Act No. 12943, Dec. 30, 2014; Act No. 13186, Feb. 3, 2015; Act No. 13456, Aug. 11, 2015: Act No. 13601, Dec. 22, 2015; Act No. 13729, Jan. 6, 2016; Act No. 14183, May 29, 2016; Act No. 14411, Dec. 20, 2016; Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017; Act No. 15253, Dec. 19, 2017>
1. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 1 of Article 5, offenses committed in the relevant correctional institutions, juvenile correctional institutions, detention centers or branches thereof;
2. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 2 of Article 5, offenses committed in the correctional facilities managed by the relevant local correctional agency;
3. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 3 of Article 5, offenses committed in the juvenile reformatories or branches thereof or in the Juvenile Classification and Examination Center or branches thereof, or arrest where an inmate or temporarily entrusted person has escaped: Provided, That investigation into escape shall be limited to 72 hours from such escape;
4. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 4 of Article 5, offenses committed in the relevant custody facilities or branches thereof;
5. In cases of persons prescribed in Article 4 and subparagraphs 5 through 7 and 13 of Article 5, offenses under the following classifications:
(a) Persons performing the duties of protecting and managing forests: offences committed in relation to forest managed by the agencies with which such persons are affiliated, and forest products and hunting thereof;
(b) Persons performing the duties of controlling standards and quality of timber products: offences prescribed by the Act on the Sustainable Use of Timbers, which are committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
6. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 8 of Article 5, offenses prescribed by the Food Sanitation Act, the Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control, or the Health Functional Foods Act and food sanitation offenses prescribed by the Act on Special Measures for the Control of Public Health Crimes, which are committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
7. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 9 of Article 5, offenses prescribed by the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act, the Cosmetics Act, the Medical Devices Act, or the Act on Testing and Inspection in the Food and Drug Industry and pharmaceutical affairs-related offenses prescribed under the Act on Special Measures for the Control of Public Health Crimes, which are committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
8. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 10 of Article 5, offenses committed in the lighthouse where he/she works;
9. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 11 of Article 5, offenses committed in the railroad facilities and trains within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated, which are prescribed by the Railroad Safety Act, and offenses committed in the station yard and trains under the jurisdiction of such agencies;
10. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 12 of Article 5, offenses committed in the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated, which are prescribed by the Framework Act on Fire-Fighting Services, the Installation, Maintenance, and Safety Control of Fire-Fighting Systems Act, the Fire-Fighting System Installation Business Act, the Act on the Safety Control of Hazardous Substances, Special Act on the Safety Control of Publicly Used Establishments, the Act on 119 Rescue and Emergency Medical Services, and the Special Act on Management of Disasters in Super High-Rise Buildings and Complex Buildings With Underground Connections;
11. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 14 of Article 5, offenses prescribed by the Cultural Heritage Protection Act and the Act on Protection and Inspection of Buried Cultural Heritage, which are committed within the jurisdiction of the agency with which such persons are affiliated, and offenses prescribed by the Punishment of Minor Offenses Act, which are committed in the district of national cultural heritage designated as prescribed by the Cultural Heritage Protection Act or its protection district, in the district of Si/Do designated cultural heritage, the management office or protection district of which is established;
12. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 15 of Article 5, offenses prescribed by the Measures Act, which are committed in the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
13. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 16 of Article 5, flagrant offenders of the Natural Parks Act or the Punishment of Minor Offenses Act committed within the park area with which such persons are affiliated;
14. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 17 of Article 5, the following violations:
(a) Violations of the Customs Act; violations of the Licensed Customs Broker Act; violations of the Act on Special Cases concerning the Refund of Customs Duties, etc. Levied on Raw Materials for Export; violations of the Act on Special Cases of the Customs Act for the Implementation of Free Trade Agreements; violations of the Act on Designation and Management of Free Trade Zones; violations of the Special Act on Civil Affairs concerning the Implementation 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; violations of the Foreign Trade Act; violations of Article 4 (1) 2 of the Act on the Investigation of Unfair International Trade Practices and Remedy against Injury to Industry; violations of intellectual property rights relating to the customs clearance and transshipment of imports and exports; violations related to the importation and exportation of the payment means or securities specified by the Foreign Exchange Transactions Act; violations related to the importation and exportation under the Foreign Exchange Transactions Act; violations of the Foreign Exchange Transactions Act in service transactions and capital transactions where payments or receipts are made by the method prescribed in subparagraph 3 or 4 of Article 16 of the same Act for exportation or importation or for the purpose of an alternative remittance system; violations of Article 8 (3) of the Foreign Exchange Transactions Act; and violations of the Foreign Exchange Transactions Act in which a person who has made any of the foreign exchange transactions specified in Article 8 (3) 1 of the sake Act, the other party to such transaction and other interested persons are involved, which are committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
(b) Capital flight prescribed under Article 4 of the Act on the Aggravated Punishment, etc. of Specific Economic Crimes over offenses prescribed in item (a) committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
(c) Violations of the Act on the Regulation and Punishment of Criminal Proceeds Concealment over offenses prescribed in items (a) and (b) committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
(d) Narcotic or psychotropic drug offenses and cannabis offenses committed at the airports, ports and bonded areas where aircraft or vessels traveling between Korea and foreign countries arrive and depart in the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
(e) Crimes concerning documents under PART II Chapter XX of the Criminal Act and crimes concerning seals under Chapter XXI of the same PART which amount to concurrent crimes prescribed in item (a) committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
(f) Violations of the Act on Origin Labeling of Agricultural and Fishery Products related to exports, imports, and goods processed with exports or imports (goods required to have a country of origin marking under Article 33 of the Foreign Trade Act) and violations of any provision of Articles 4 through 7, 8 through 10, and 12-2 of the Food Sanitation Act regarding imports; Articles 17-2 and 23 through 25 of the Health Functional Foods Act; Article 20 of the Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control; Articles 42, 43, 56 through 58, 61 (limited to the requirements specified in Articles 56 through 58 of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act), 62 through 65, 65-2, 65-3, and 66 of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act; Articles 7, 9, 10, 15, and 16 (1) 1 of the Cosmetics Act; and Articles 20 through 23 and 26 of the Medical Devices Act, which are committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
15. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 18 of Article 5, violations of the Fisheries Act, the Fishery Resources Protection Act, the Fishery Resources Management Act, the Fishing Vessels Act, or the Inland Water Fisheries Act, which are committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
16. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 19 of Article 5, violations of the Mining Safety Act, committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
17. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 20 of Article 5, offenses committed in the facilities prescribed in Articles 42, 63 and 64 of the Act on the Honorable Treatment and Support of Persons, etc. of Distinguished Services to the State under the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
18. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 21 of Article 5, the following violations committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated:
(a) In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 21 (a) of Article 5, violations of the Public Health Control Act;
(b) In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 21 (b) of Article 5, violations of the Medical Service Act;
(c) In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 21 (c) of Article 5, violations of any provision of Articles 84 through 87 of the Act on the Improvement of Mental Health and the Support for Welfare Services for Mental Patients and violations to which Article 88 of the same Act shall apply, among the violations of any of the aforesaid Articles;
(d) In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 21 (d) of Article 5, violations of Article 53 or 54 of the Social Welfare Services Act and violations to which Article 56 of the same Act shall apply, among the violations of either of the aforesaid Articles;
18-2. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 21-2 of Article 5, violations of any provision of Article 39 (1) 1 through 4 and (2) of the Quarantine Act and violations to which Article 40 of the same Act shall apply, among the violations of any of the aforesaid Articles; and violations of any provision of Articles 77, 79, 79-2, 80, and 81 of the Infectious Disease Control and Prevention Act and violations to which Article 82 of the same Act shall apply, among the violations of any of the aforesaid Articles, which are committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
19. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 22 of Article 5, the offenses prescribed under the following Acts:
(a) Clean Air Conservation Act;
(b) Water Environment Conservation Act;
(c) Noise and Vibration Control Act;
(d) Chemicals Control Act;
(e) Wastes Control Act;
(f) Act on the Management and Use of Livestock Excreta;
(g) Environmental Dispute Adjustment Act;
(h) Act on Control and Aggravated Punishment of Environmental Offenses, Etc.;
(i) Natural Environment Conservation Act;
(j) Environmental Impact Assessment Act;
(k) Act on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal;
(l) Sewerage Act;
(m) Environmental Technology and Industry Support Act;
(n) Drinking Water Management Act;
(o) Soil Environment Conservation Act;
(p) Promotion of Installation of Waste Disposal Facilities and Assistance, etc. to Adjacent Areas Act;
(q) Act on the Promotion of Saving and Recycling of Resources;
(r) Indoor Air Quality Control Act;
(s) Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act (only subparagraph 1 of Article 83 shall apply);
(t) Groundwater Act (only subparagraph 3 of Article 37 shall apply);
(u) Act on Special Measures for the Control of Public Health Crimes (only Article 4 shall apply);
(v) Wildlife Protection and Management Act;
(w) Malodor Prevention Act;
(x) Act on the Improvement of Water Quality and Support for Residents of the Han River Basin;
(y) Act on Water Management and Resident Support in the Nakdong River Basin;
(z) Act on Water Management and Resident Support in the Geum River Basin;
(aa) Act on Water Management and Resident Support in the Yeongsan and Seomjin River Basins;
(bb) Construction Waste Recycling Promotion Act;
(cc) Wetlands Conservation Act;
(dd) Special Act on the Preservation of the Ecosystems in Island Areas Including Dokdo;
(ee) Special Act on the Improvement of Air Quality in Seoul Metropolitan Area;
(ff)  Environmental Health Act;
(gg) Asbestos Safety Management Act;
(hh) Act on Registration, Evaluation, etc. of Chemicals;
(ii) Act on the Conservation and Use of Biological Diversity;
(jj) Environmental Testing and Inspection Act;
(kk) Persistent Organic Pollutants Control Act;
(ll) Act on Liability for Environmental Damage and Relief Thereof;
(mm) Act on the Integrated Control of Pollutant-Discharging Facilities;
20. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 23 of Article 5, the following committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated:
(a) Offenses related to radio systems under the Radio Waves Act or equipment, materials, etc. for broadcasting and communications under Article 58-2 (1) of the same Act;
(b) Offenses related to telecommunications systems referred to in the Telecommunications Business Act and offenses related to broadcasting and communications systems referred to in the Framework Act on Broadcasting Communications Development;
(c) Offenses of Article 10 (1) or (4) or 10-3 of the Protection of Communications Secrets Act;
(d) Offenses related to commercial information for profit-making prescribed under the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc.;
20-2. Deleted; <Act No. 9627, Apr. 22, 2009>
21. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 24 of Article 5, offenses prescribed in Articles 40, 46, 49, 52, 61, and 75 through 78 of the Road Act, committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
22. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 25 of Article 5, offenses prescribed under the Tourism Promotion Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
23. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 26 of Article 5, offenses prescribed under the Copyright Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
24. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 27 of Article 5, offenses prescribed under the Juvenile Protection Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
25. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 28 of Article 5, the following offenses committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated:
(a) Offenses prescribed in the Act on Origin Labeling of Agriculture and Fishery Products;
(b) Offenses prescribed in the Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act;
(c) Offenses prescribed in Act on the Promotion of Environment-Friendly Agriculture and Fisheries and the Management of and Support for Organic Foods, etc.;
(d) Offenses prescribed in the Livestock Products Sanitary Control Act;
(e) Offenses prescribed in the Ginseng Industry Act;
(f) Offenses prescribed in the Grain Management Act;
26. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 29 of Article 5, offenses of the country-of-origin labeling requirements prescribed by the Foreign Trade Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
27. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 30 of Article 5, offenses prescribed in subparagraphs 2 through 4 of Article 54 of the Foreign Trade Act and offenses related to aforementioned ones and prescribed in Article 57 of the same Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
28. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 31 of Article 5, offenses prescribed under the Pesticide Control Act and the Fertilizer Control Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
29. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 32 of Article 5, offenses prescribed by the River Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
30. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 33 of Article 5, offenses prescribed under the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
31. In cases of veterinary inspectors or animal quarantine officers prescribed in subparagraph 34 of Article 5, offenses prescribed by the Act on the Prevention of Contagious Animal Diseases, committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated; in cases of plant quarantine officers, offenses prescribed by the Plant Protection Act, committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
32. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 35 of Article 5, offenses related to unregistered car maintenance shops, failure of applying for the registration of car ownership transfer, unlawfully unattended cars and operation of cars not covered by mandatory insurance; prescribed under the Motor Vehicle Management Act, and the operation of cars uncovered by compulsory insurance prescribed under the Compulsory Motor Vehicle Liability Security Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
33. Deleted; <by Act No. 15253, Dec. 19, 2017>
34. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 37 of Article 5, offenses prescribed under the following Acts committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated:
(a) Marine Environment Management Act;
(b) Conservation and Management of Marine Ecosystems Act;
(c) Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act;
(d) Wetlands Conservation Act;
(e) Act on the Conservation and Management of Uninhabited Islands;
(f) Development and Management of Deep Sea Water Act;
(g) Act on Entry To and Departure From Port of Ships (only Article 38 shall apply);
(h) Fishing Villages and Fishery Harbors Act (only Article 45 shall apply);
(i) Harbor Act (only Article 22 shall apply);
35. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 38 of Article 5, offenses concerning unfair competition defined in subparagraph 1 (a) of Article 2, of the Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act and violations of copyrights or exclusive use rights prescribed under the Trademark Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
36. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 39 of Article 5, offenses prescribed under Article 90 and subparagraphs 2 through 6, and 8 through 11 of Article 92 of the Passenger Transport Service Act, and offenses related to the aforesaid offences and prescribed under Article 93 of said Act, and offenses prescribed under the Trucking Transport Business Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
37. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 40 of Article 5, flagrant offenders of Article 54 of the Act on Urban Parks, Green Areas, Etc. committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
38. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 41 of Article 5, offences inflicting bodily injuries or engaging in fraudulent acts to evade or reduce military service prescribed in Article 86 of the Military Service Act, and offences related to draft physical examinations or physical examinations prescribed in Article 87 (1) of the same Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
39. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 42 of Article 5, offences prescribed in Article 54 of the Seed Industry Act, and related offences prescribed in Article 55 of the same Act, offences prescribed in Articles 131 and 133 of the Act on the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, and related offences prescribed in Article 135 of the same Act;
39-2. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 42-2 of Article 5, offenses prescribed by the Animal Protection Act, committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
40. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 43 of Article 5, offenses prescribed in the Framework Act on the Management of Disasters and Safety committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
41. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 44 of Article 5, offences prescribed in the Petroleum and Petroleum Substitute Fuel Business Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
42. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 45 of Article 5, offences prescribed in the Act on Registration of Credit Business, etc. and Protection of Finance Users committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
43. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 46 of Article 5, offences prescribed in the Act on Door-to-Door Sales, Etc. committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
44. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 47 of Article 5, offences prescribed in the Installment Transactions Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
45. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 48 of Article 5, offences prescribed in the Aquatic Life Disease Control Act committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
46. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 49 of Article 5, offences prescribed in the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act;
47. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 50 of Article 5, the following offences committed in the area within the jurisdiction of the Commission and its affiliates to which such persons belong;
(a) Offences specified in Articles 116 through 118 of the Nuclear Safety Act and Article 120 of said Act, where relevant;
(b) Offenses specified in Articles 49 and 50 of the Act on Measures for the Protection of Nuclear Facilities, etc. and Prevention of Radiation Disasters and Article 51 of said Act, where relevant;
(c) Offenses specified in Article 29 of the Act on Protective Action Guidelines against Radiation in the Natural Environment and Article 30 of said Act, where relevant;
48. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 51 of Article 5, offenses prescribed in Article 116 (2) of the Employment Insurance Act, committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated; offenses to which Article 117 of the same Act shall apply, among the offenses prescribed in Article 116 (2) of the same Act; and offenses prescribed in Article 62-3 of the Act on the Development of Vocational Skills of Workers;
49. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 52 of Article 5, offenses prescribed by the Special Act on the Safety Control and Maintenance of Establishments, committed in connection with emergency safety inspections within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
50. In cases of persons prescribed in subparagraph 53 of Article 5, the following offenses committed within the jurisdiction of the agencies with which such persons are affiliated;
(a) Offenses prescribed by the Licensed Real Estate Agents Act;
(b) Offenses prescribed by the Act on Report on Real Estate Transactions, Etc.;
(c) Offenses prescribed in Article 64 (1) or 65 (1) of the Housing Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 6-2 (Labor Inspectors)
(1) Labor inspectors appointed under the Labor Standards Act shall perform the duties of judicial police officers in relation to offenses prescribed by the following Acts committed within their jurisdiction: <Amended by Act No. 10276, May 4, 2010; Act No. 10361, Jun. 8, 2010>
8. Act on the Establishment, Operation, etc. of Teachers' Unions;
9. Act on the Promotion of Workers' Participation and Cooperation;
13. Act on the Guarantee of Workers’ Retirement Benefits;
14. Act on the Establishment, Operation, etc. of Public Officials' Labor Unions;
(2) Persons designated by the chief prosecutor of the district prosecutors’ office having jurisdiction over the post of such persons, on the recommendation of the head of agency with which such persons are affiliated, from among national public officials of Grade 8 and 9 who work for the local employment and labor office, local employment and labor branch office, and substations thereof and perform the duties of labor supervision, labor management cooperation, industrial safety, protection of working women, etc. shall perform the duties of judicial police officers. <Amended by Act No. 10339, Jun. 4, 2010>
(3) Seamen's labor inspectors appointed under the Seafarers Act shall perform the duties of judicial police officers in relation to offenses of the Seafarers Act or Labor Standard Act committed by ship owners and seamen within their jurisdiction.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 7 (Captains and Seamen)
(1) Captains shall perform the duty of judicial police officers in relation to offenses committed on a seagoing ship (that which is of a gross tonnage of 20 or more tons or of 36 or more cubic meters of loadage and has a coastline route or farther as its navigation area), and a person designated by the captain from among purser or seamen of deck, engine and clerical department shall perform the duties of deputy judicial police officers.
(2) Airline pilots and flight attendants shall perform the duty of judicial police officers or deputy judicial police officers by applying paragraph (1) mutatis mutandis.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 7-2 (Executives and Employees of Korea National Park Service)
Among executives or employees working for the Korea National Park Service or branch offices thereof and designated by the chief prosecutor of the district prosecutors’ office having jurisdiction over the their post on the recommendation of the chairperson of Korea National Park Service, the executives of the Korea National Park Service and the heads of branch offices thereof shall perform the duty of judicial police officers in relation to flagrant offenders of subparagraphs 11, 12, 15, 17, 19 through 21, 23 through 25, 27 through 29, 32, 36 and 37 of Article 3 (1) of the Punishment of Minor Offenses Act, among offences prescribed in Article 6 (1) of the same Act, committed in park areas, and employees shall perform the duty of deputy judicial police officers in relation to such offenses. <Amended by Act No. 9313, Dec. 31, 2008; Act No. 11401, Mar. 21, 2012>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 7-3 (Staff Members of Financial Supervisory Office)
(1) Staff members of Financial Supervisory Office or its branches or local offices, appointed by the chief prosecutor of the district prosecutors’ office having jurisdiction over their office, upon the recommendation of the Chairman of the Financial Services Commission, shall preform the duty of judicial police officers in relation to offences prescribed in the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act if they fall under the following subparagraphs, and the other such employees not falling under the following subparagraphs shall perform the duty of deputy judicial police officers in relation to such offenses:
1. Staff members of Grade 4 or higher;
2. Staff members of Grade 5 recommended by the Chairman of the Financial Services Commission as eligible for the duty of judicial police officers.
(2) When making recommendations under paragraph (1), the Chairman of the Financial Services Commission shall consult with the Director of the Financial Supervisory Service.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13456, Aug. 11, 2015]
 Article 8 (Staff Members of National Intelligence Service)
Staff members of National Intelligence Service designated by its director shall perform the duties of judicial police officers in relation to offenses prescribed in Article 3 (1) 3 and 4 of the National Intelligence Service Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 9 (Military Judicial Police Officers)
(1) Military judicial police officers pursuant to subparagraph 1 of Article 43 or subparagraph 1 of Article 46 of the Military Court Act who are designated by the chief prosecutor of district prosecutors’ office shall perform the duty of judicial police officers in relation to offenses prescribed by the Act on Special Measures for the Crimes Involved with Military Supplies, etc.
(2) Military judicial police officers under subparagraph 2 of Article 43 or subparagraph 2 of Article 46 of the Military Court Act who are designated by the chief prosecutor of district prosecutors’ office shall perform the duty of judicial police officers in relation to offenses prescribed by the Military Secret Protection Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 10 (Autonomous Police Public Officials)
Autonomous police chiefs, autonomous police assistant commissioner, autonomous police commanders, autonomous police majors, autonomous police captains and autonomous police lieutenants pursuant to the Special Act on the Establishment of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Development of Free International City shall perform the duty of judicial police officers in relation to offenses prescribed in subparagraphs 5 (applicable only to the jurisdiction of the persons falling under subparagraphs 6 and 7 of Article 5), 6, 7, 11, 13, 15, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25, 28, 29, 31, 32, and 41 through 46 of Article 6 of this Act, Articles 471 and 473 of the Special Act on the Establishment of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Development of Free International City and Articles 477 and 478 of the same Act in relation thereto, and autonomous police sergeants, autonomous police detectives and autonomous police officers shall perform the duties of deputy judicial police officers in relation to such offenses. <Amended by Act No. 10276, May 4, 2010; Act No. 13426, Jul. 24, 2015; Act No. 13456, Aug. 11, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008]
 Article 11 (References to Criminal Records and Investigation Records)
For the purposes of designating or verifying eligibility of judicial police officers and military judicial police officers as prescribed in this Act, the chief prosecutor of the district prosecutors’ office may refer to criminal records and investigation records under Article 6 of the Act on the Lapse of Criminal Sentences.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13456, Aug. 11, 2015]
 Article 12 (Establishment of Department Exclusively for Duties of Judicial Police Officers)
For the effective implementation of the duties of judicial police officers, the head of the agency with which judicial police officers under this Act are affiliated may set up a department exclusively for such duties.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13456, Aug. 11, 2015]
ADDENDUM
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. The Decree of the Prime Minister, Decree No. 33 dated Dangun Era 4257 is hereby repealed.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 608, May 5, 1961>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 847, Dec. 19, 1961>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 1144, Sep. 17, 1962>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 1290, Mar. 5, 1963>
This Act shall enter into force 30 days after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 1400, Sep. 15, 1963>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 1450, Nov. 23, 1963>
This Act shall enter into force 30 days after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 1650, Jul. 28, 1964>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 1768, Mar. 29, 1966>
This Act shall enter into force 30 days after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 2033, Jul. 19, 1968>
This Act shall enter into force 30 days after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 2203, Jun. 18, 1970>
This Act shall enter into force 30 days after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 2704, Dec. 21, 1974>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 2818, Dec. 31, 1975>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 2904, Dec. 22, 1976>
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1977.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 3046, Dec. 31, 1977>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 3492, Dec. 31, 1981>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on February 1, 1982.
Article 2 (Amendment to Related Acts) Omitted.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures)
(1) Persons designated by the Prosecutor General, the chief prosecutor of district prosecutors’ office or the director of Agency for National Security Planning as a judicial police officer or deputy judicial police officer as prescribed by the Measures Act, the Natural Parks Act, the Customs Act, the Veteran Disability Compensation Act, the Agency for National Security Planning Act or the Military Secret Protection Act as at the time this Act enters into force, and the fishery supervision official designated by mutual consultation between the head of agency with which such public official is affiliated and the chief prosecutor of district prosecutors’ office shall be deemed a judicial police officer or deputy police officer pursuant to this Act, and the duties of judicial police officers performed as prescribed by the provisions of the previous Measures Act, the Natural Parks Act, the Customs Act, the Veteran Disability Compensation Act, the Agency for National Security Planning Act or the Military Secret Protection Act shall be deemed to have been performed pursuant to this Act.
(2) The duties of judicial police officers performed by a labor inspector, seamen's labor inspector or mining labor inspector pursuant to the Labor Standards Act, the Seafarers Act or Mining Safety Act before this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have been performed pursuant to this Act.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures following Amendment to Court-Martial Act)
Persons designated by the director of Agency for National Security Planning as a judicial police officer or deputy police officer pursuant to the Agency for National Security Planning Act as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed a military judicial police officer or deputy military judicial police officer pursuant to the Court-Martial Act, and the duties of military judicial police officer performed as prescribed by the provisions of the previous Agency for National Security Planning Act shall be deemed to have been performed pursuant to the Court-Martial Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 3644, Dec. 31, 1982>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 3993, Dec. 4, 1987>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on February 25, 1988.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4183, Dec. 30, 1989>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 4245, Aug. 1, 1990>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4364, Mar. 8, 1991>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4559, Jun. 11, 1993>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 4928, Jan. 5, 1995>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4929, Jan. 5, 1995>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5079, Dec. 29, 1995>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1996.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 5429, Dec. 13, 1997>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5529, Feb. 28, 1998>
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. 5667, Jan. 21, 1999>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on July 1, 1999.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5681, Jan. 21, 1999>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5921, Feb. 8, 1999>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) through (4) Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5982, May 24, 1999>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 6041, Dec. 28, 1999>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of subparagraphs 27 and 33 through 35 of Article 5 and subparagraphs 22 and 28 through 30 of Article 6 shall enter into force on June 1, 2000.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6094, Dec. 31, 1999>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2000. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6193, Jan. 21, 2000>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on July 1, 2000.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 6311, Dec. 29, 2000>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of subparagraph 36 of Article 5 and subparagraph 31 of Article 6 shall enter into force on July 1, 2001.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6399, Jan. 29, 2001>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on September 1, 2001.
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 6517, Sep. 27, 2001>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force two months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6893, May 29, 2003>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6911, May 29, 2003>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
(2) through (6) Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 6924, Jul. 18, 2003>
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7167, Feb. 9, 2004>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 30 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7170, Feb. 9, 2004>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7255, Dec. 30, 2004>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 7326, Dec. 31, 2004>
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2005.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7421, Mar. 24, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date Presidential Decree on Youth Commission enters into force within three months after this Act is promulgated.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7655, Aug. 4, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7799, Dec. 29, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 7964, Jul. 19, 2006>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8356, Apr. 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. 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. 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. 8728, Dec. 21, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8976, Mar. 21, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9037, Mar. 28, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2009.
Articles 2 through 19 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9109, Jun. 13, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 3 (4) shall enter into force on December 22, 2008, and the amended provisions of subparagraph 19 (j) of Article 6 shall enter into force on January 1, 2009.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9313, Dec. 31, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9625, Apr. 22, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9627, Apr. 22, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 10 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.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9773, 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 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9918, Jan. 1, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force two months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9932, Jan. 18, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force two months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10001, Feb. 4, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 10276, May 4, 2010>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of subparagraphs 38 through 40 of Article 5 and subparagraphs 35 through 37 of Article 6 shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
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. 10361, Jun. 8, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10615, Apr. 28, 2011>
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. 10616, Apr. 28, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10629, May 19, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force two months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10763, May 30, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10839, Jul. 14, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10885, Jul. 21, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 20 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10977, Jul. 28, 2011>
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. 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. 11041, Sep. 15, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on July 1, 2012. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 20 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11048, Sep. 15, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11161, Jan. 17, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Enforcement of the Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act)
The Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act referred to in the amended provisions of subparagraph 28 (b) of Article 5 and subparagraph 25 (b) of Article 6 shall be construed as the Agricultural Products Quality Control Act and the Quality Control of Fishery Products Act, respectively, until July 21, 2012.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11267, Feb. 1, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11401, Mar. 21, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11458, Jun. 1, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11459, Jun. 1, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 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. 11862, Jun. 4, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2015.
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11980, Jul. 30, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12943, Dec. 30, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted)
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13186, Feb. 3, 2015>
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. 13426, Jul. 24, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted)
Articles 2 through 39 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 13456, Aug. 11, 2015>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13601, Dec. 22, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13729, Jan. 6, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14183, May 29, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 14411, Dec. 20, 2016>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
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 by Article 6 of the Addenda, the amendment to an Act which was promulgated before this Act enters into force whose enforcement date has yet to arrive shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the relevant Act.
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 by Article 5 of the Addenda, the amendment to an Act which was promulgated before this Act enters into force whose enforcement date has yet to arrive shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the relevant Act.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 15253, Dec. 19, 2017>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the following amended provisions of this Act shall enter into force on the date specified in either of the following subparagraphs:
1. Amended provisions of subparagraph 52 of Article 5 and subparagraph 49 of Article 6: January 18, 2018;
2. Articles 65-2 and 65-3 of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act referred to in the amended provisions of subparagraph 14 (e) of Article 6: October 25, 2018.