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ENFORCEMENT DECREE OF THE OFFICIAL INFORMATION DISCLOSURE ACT

Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18493, Jul. 29, 2004

Amended by Presidential Decree No. 19985, Apr. 4, 2007

Presidential Decree No. 20707, Feb. 29, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 23226, Oct. 17, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 24837, Nov. 13, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 26980, Feb. 12, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27670, Dec. 13, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Decree is to prescribe matters delegated by the Official Information Disclosure Act and matters necessary for the enforcement thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23226, Oct. 17, 2011>
 Article 2 (Scope of Public Institutions)
“Institutions prescribed by Presidential Decree” in subparagraph 3 (d) of Article 2 of the Official Information Disclosure Act (hereinafter referred to as
the “Act”) shall be institutions or organizations falling under any of the following subparagraphs: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27670, Dec. 13, 2016>
1. Schools of various levels under the Early Childhood Education Act, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and the Higher Education Act, or other schools established pursuant to other Acts;
2. Local public corporations and local industrial complexes pursuant to the Local Public Enterprises Act;
4. Special corporations established under special Acts;
5. Non-profit corporations which act as social welfare corporations and social welfare services receiving subsidies from the State or local government pursuant to Article 42 (1) of the Social Welfare Services Act;
6. Institutions or organizations receiving subsidies of not less than 50 million won annually from the State or a local government pursuant to, other than subparagraph 5, Article 9 of the Subsidy Management Act or the proviso to the main sentence of Article 17 (1) of the Local Finance Act: Provided, That the information subject to information disclosure shall be limited to projects having received subsidies in the corresponding year.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
CHAPTER II OBLIGATIONS OF APPLICANTS FOR INFORMATION DISCLOSURE AND PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
 Article 3 (Request for Information Disclosure by Foreigners)
A foreigner who may request information disclosure pursuant to Article 5 (2) of the Act shall be the one falling under any of the following subparagraphs:
1. A person who resides at a fixed residence or stays temporarily for academic research in the Republic of Korea;
2. A corporation or an organization which has an office in the Republic of Korea.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 4 (Publication, etc. of Administrative Information)
(1) A public institution shall disclose all the information necessary to be notified to the public, including the information falling under any of the following subparagraphs, pursuant to Article 7 (1) of the Act:
1. Information related to the life and health of the people and the protection of property, such as food, hygiene, environment, welfare, development projects, etc.;
2. Information related to the daily lives of the people, such as education, medical care, traffic, taxation, architecture, water and sewage, electricity, communications, etc.;
3. Information falling under any of the following items:
(c) The finance information under Article 9 of the National Finance Act;
(d) Information concerning the status of financial management under Article 60 of the Local Finance Act;
(e) Information designated to be publicly available, publicized, or publicly announced by other statutes;
4. Information pertaining to inquiries by the National Assembly and local councils, the answers thereto, and the results of the inspection of state adminstration and auditing of administrative affairs;
5. Information concerning the business operation expenses of the head of an agency;
6. Other information equivalent to the information prescribed in subparagraphs 1 through 5 relating to affairs of public institutions.
(2) Any public institution shall make public the information under each subparagraph of Article 7 (1) of the Act, including the information under each subparagraph of paragraph (1), through various means, such as by posting in the information and communications network or by publishing and selling government publications.
(3) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may publish a comprehensive list or take other necessary measures for a convenient use of the information published by public institutions. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 5 (Making, Keeping, etc. of Lists of Information)
(1) The list of information referred to in Article 8 (1) of the Act shall include the title of document, production year, person in charge of the affairs, retention period, etc. In such cases, the list of information under Article 8 (1) of the Act may be replaced by the list of registration information under Articles 20 and 23 of the Enforcement Decree of the Public Records Management Act.
(2) In order to ensure people’s easy understanding of the procedures for information disclosure, a public institution shall prepare a manual for information disclosure containing the procedures for a request of information disclosure and handling therof, request form for information disclosure, handling fees, and other important matters, and make it available for perusal by the general public.
(3) A public institution shall prepare a request form for information disclosure, computer terminal, etc. for the convenience of the applicant.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 5-2 (Institution Subject to Original Disclosure)
“Institutions prescribed by Presidential Decree” under Article 8-2 of the Act shall be the institutions falling under any of the following subparagraphs:
1. Institutions attached to the central administrative agency;
3. Local governments;
4. Schools of various levels under Article 2 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act;
5. Public enterprises and quasi-governmental agencies under Article 5 of the Act on the Management of Public Institutions.
[This Article Wholly Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24837, Nov. 13, 2013]
CHAPTER III PROCEDURES FOR INFORMATION DISCLOSURE
 Article 6 (Methods of Requesting Information Disclosure)
(1) A written application for information disclosure under Article 10 (1) of the Act shall be submitted by physical presence at public institutions, by mail, facsimile, or information and communications network.
(2) Upon receipt of a written application for information disclosure, a public institution shall record it in the processing ledger of information disclosure, and issue the receipt thereof to the applicant: Provided, That in cases of falling under any of the following, the receipts may be issued only per the request of the applicant:
1. Where the written application for disclosure of information that may be dealt with immediately or by words has been received;
2. Where the written application for disclosure of information has been received via mail, facsimile, or information and communications network.
(3) Where the application for information disclosure falls under either of the following cases and may be treated as a civil petition pursuant to the Civil Petitions Treatment Act, notwithstanding paragraph (2), such case may be treated as a civil petition: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 26980, Feb. 12, 2016>
1. Where the information requested to be disclosed is not subject to keeping and managing by public institutions;
2. Where the contents of request to be disclosed, such as petition, question, etc., are not deemed to qualify as a request for information disclosure pursuant to the Act and this Decree.
(4) Where a written application for information disclosure falls under either of the reasons provided for in paragraph (3), a relevant public institution shall notify the applicant in writing of the following in detail: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27670, Dec. 13, 2016>
1. A relevant reason provided for in paragraph (3) why the public institution cannot comply with such request for information disclosure;
2. Results obtained after such request for information disclosure is treated as a civil petition.
(5) A public institution may close any request falling under any of the following cases:
1. Where a person who has received the notification of the decision on whether to disclose the information upon request of information disclosure pursuant to paragraph (1) further requests the relevant information disclosure without any justifiable grounds;
2. Where a person who has made a request pursuant to paragraph (3) reiterates the request after receiving the notification pursuant to paragraph (4).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 7 (Extension of Period for Decision on Whether to Disclose or Not)
The unavoidable grounds referred to in the former part of Article 11 (2) of the Act shall fall under any of the following subparagraphs:
1. Where it is difficult to decide whether or not to disclose within a fixed period because too many requests for information disclosure are made all at once or because the contents requested to be disclosed are complicated;
2. Where it is difficult to decide whether or not to disclose within a fixed period, due to the hearing of opinion from a third party pursuant to Article 11 (3) of the Act relating to the public institution that has produced the information or the information requested to be disclosed, the holding of the information disclosure council pursuant toArticle 12 of the Act, etc;
3. Where the information handled by the computer information processing organization includes a part to be disclosed and another part not to be disclosed, and where it is difficult to decide whether or not to disclose within a fixed period;
4. Where it is difficult to decide whether or not to disclose within a fixed period, due to force majeure, temporary heavy workload, etc.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 8 (Hearing Opinions from a Third Party)
(1) Where any public institution listens to opinions from a third party pursuant to Article 11 (3) of the Act, such shall be done in writing: Provided, That where it is deemed necessary by the public institution or required by the third party, such may be done by words.
(2) Where a public official in charge, etc. listens to a spoken opinion pursuant to the proviso to paragraph (1), he/she shall record the details and receive a confirmation from the third party.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 9 (Hearing Opinion of Public Institution having Produced Information)
Where all or part of the information requested to be disclosed is information which has been produced by another public institution, a public institution shall decide whether or not to disclose after hearing the opinion of the public institution which has produced the relevant information.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 10 (Cooperation between Relevant Institutions and Departments)
(1) The department which processes application for information disclosure shall, when the cooperation of the relevant institutions or other departments is necessary, request cooperation by stating clearly the deadline for response within the handling period after receiving the written application for information disclosure.
(2) The institutions or departments requested for cooperation pursuant to paragraph (1) shall reply within the response deadline.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 11 (Information Disclosure Council)
(1) The State organization, local government, and public institution (hereinafter referred to as “State organization, etc.”) under Article 5 of the Act on the Management of Public Institutions shall establish and operate more than one information disclosure council (hereinafter referred to as the “Council”) pursuant to Article 12 of the Act in the institution or affiliated institution depending upon the nature of the work or workload.
(2) The Council shall deliberate on matters falling under any of the following subparagraphs:
1. Matters regarding the requested information that are difficult to decide whether or not to disclose;
2. Formal objections pursuant to Articles 18 and 21 (2) of the Act: Provided, That formal objections falling under any of the following shall be excluded:
(a) Formal objections raised repeatedly more than twice, with the same content, to the decision of non-disclosure or partial disclosure by a public institution;
(b) Formal objections raised by an applicant after the period under Article 18 (1) of the Act;
(c) Formal objections raised by a third party after the period under Article 21 (2) of the Act;
(d) In cases of deciding disclosure as requested by an applicant;
3. Other matters concerning the operation of the information disclosure system.
(3) The term of office of the members of the Council shall be two years, and the members may serve only one consecutive term: Provided, That the term of office of a member who is a public official shall be the period of his/her holding of office.
(4) Any member who is not a public official, from among members of the Council, may be provided with allowance, travel expenses, and other necessary expenses within the budget.
(5) Matters necessary for operating the Council, except those prescribed by this Decree, shall be determined by the head of the State organization in which the Council is established.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 11-2 (Chief Officer of Information Disclosure)
The head of a central administrative agency, the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, the Metropolitan City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, Do Governor, a Special Self-Governing Province Governor, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to the head of an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply), and a superintendent of an office of education of a Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do, and Special Self-Governing Province may appoint a chief officer of information disclosure, from among the public officials under his/her jurisdiction, to perform the following duties relating to information disclosure:
1. Operation of the Information Disclosure Council;
2. Guidance on and support for duties pertaining to information disclosure for an affiliated agency;
3. Education and training for the development of business processing capabilities of information disclosure of a public official in charge of information disclosure;
4. Support for an applicant for information disclosure for his/her request of information disclosure.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 12 (Notification, etc. of Date and Time of Information Disclosure)
(1) Where it is decided to disclose information (excluding where the disclosure has been decided pursuant to Article 21 (2) of the Act, notwithstanding the request of non-disclosure from a third party), a public institution shall notify the applicant thereof by fixing the date and time of disclosure within ten days from the date when such disclosure has been decided: Provided, That in either of the following cases, the date and time of disclosure may be decided differently: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27670, Dec. 13, 2016>
1. Where the applicant requests otherwise;
2. Where the applicant fails to pay expenses required pursuant to Article 17 of the Act or pays an insufficient amount.
(2) In cases falling under paragraph (1) 2, such public institution shall disclose the relevant information within five days from the date such applicant pays a full amount. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27670, Dec. 13, 2016>
(3) Where a copy or reproduced article of information are provided in successive portions divided throughout a certain period of time or simultaneously with the perusal pursuant to Article 13 (2) of the Act, a public institution shall provide the copy or reproduced article after having the applicant peruse it in advance, and except in extenuating circumstances, it shall provide it within two months.
(4) Where the applicant fails to comply with the disclosure of information without any justifiable reason for ten days after the date of disclosure notified pursuant to paragraph (1), a public institution may end the process internally.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 13 (Partial Disclosure of Information)
Where a partial disclosure of information is decided pursuant to Article 14 of the Act, a public institution shall specifically and explicitly indicate the grounds of non-disclosure of information and the method and procedure for raising an objection with respect to the part undisclosed.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 14 (Method of Information Disclosure)
(1) The information shall be disclosed by methods classified as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27670, Dec. 13, 2016>
1. Document, drawing, photograph, etc.: perusal or provision of a copy;
2. Film, tape, etc.: viewing or provision of printed or reproduced articles;
3. Microfilm, slide, etc.: viewing, perusal, or provision of a copy or reproduced article;
4. Information, etc. kept and managed in electronic form: reproducing files and forwarding to information disclosure system through the information and communications network, provision by storing in media, and perusal, viewing, or provision of a copy or output;
5. Information prepared for the purpose of disclosure, etc., pursuant to Article 7 (1) of the Act and already disclosed through an information and communications network, etc.: guide to whereabouts of the relevant information.
(2) Where it is unnecessary to identify the applicant or his/her legitimate representative when disclosing information, a public institution may send a copy, output, reproduced article, printed article, or duplicated file by mail, facsimile, or information and communications network.
(3) Where the information is disclosed pursuant to paragraph (1), a public institution shall make sure that the intellectual property rights, privacy, and the rights or interests of other persons are not infringed unfairly.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 15 (Bill Verification during Information Disclosure)
(1) The disclosure of requested information shall be made to the applicant or his/her representative.
(2) Where information is disclosed pursuant to paragraph (1), a public institution shall identify him/her as himself/herself or as a legitimate representative by an identification certificate, etc. classified by the following subparagraphs: Provided, That this shall not apply where it is unnecessary to identify him/her as himself/herself or as a legitimate representative when disclosing the information: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. In cases of disclosing to an applicant himself/herself: a resident registration certificate of the applicant or other identification certificate (referring to a passport, alien registration card, or other identification certificate sufficient to verify the status as a foreigner pursuant to subparagraph 1 of Article 3 where an applicant is a foreigner, and a business registration certificate, an alien organization registration certificate, or other certificate sufficient to verify the status as a corporation or organization pursuant to subparagraph 2 of Article 3 where an applicant is a foreign corporation or an organization) sufficient to verify his/her identity;
2. In cases of disclosing to the legal representative of an applicant: a document to verify that one is a legal representative, a resident registration certificate of the representative, or other identification certificate sufficient to verify his/her identity;
3. In cases of disclosing to a de facto representative of an applicant: the power of attorney prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety, a resident registration certificate of an applicant and a representative, or other identification card sufficient to verify his/her identity.
(3) Where information is disclosed through the information and communications network, if necessary to verify the identity of an applicant or the identity of the applicant’s representative, any public institution shall verify his/her identity by electronic signature, etc., notwithstanding paragraph (2).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 16 (Record of Information Disclosure Processing Status)
Public institutions shall keep and maintain the records of the processing status of requests for information disclosure in the processing ledger of information disclosure.
 Article 17 (Bearing of Expenses)
(1) Expenses incurred for the information disclosure, postage, etc. pursuant to Article 17 (1) of the Act shall be classified into fees and postal charges (limited to where the copy, output, reproduced article, or printed article of the information to be disclosed are forwarded by mail), and the amount of fees shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety: Provided, That in cases of a local government, the amount of fees shall be prescribed by Municipal Ordinance. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) Where Information is disclosed in electronic form through the information and communications network pursuant to Article 15 (1) and (2) of the Act, the head of a public institution (excluding a local government and its affiliated agency) may set differing amounts of fees within the fee range prescribed by the main sentence of paragraph (1), in consideration of the burden of work.
(3) In cases of falling under any of the following subparagraphs, fees may be reduced or exempted pursuant to Article 17 (2) of the Act:
1. Where a nonprofit academic or public organization or a corporation has requested necessary information for the purpose of academic research or administrative surveillance;
2. Where a professor, teacher, or student has requested necessary information upon receipt of confirmation from the head of an affiliated agency for the purpose of educational resources or research;
3. Where the head of a public institution deems that exemption is necessary for the maintenance and enhancement of public welfare.
(4) Where reduction or exemption of expenses is requested pursuant to Article 17 (2) of the Act, explanatory materials regarding the reason for reduction or exemption shall be attached thereto.
(5) The head of a public institution shall determine the ratio of reduction or exemption pursuant to paragraph (3), and disclose it through the information and communications network.
(6) Fees pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be paid through a method falling under any of the following subparagraphs: Provided, That in extenuating circumstances, it may be paid in cash:
1. Electronic payment means pursuant to subparagraph 11 of Article 2 of the Electronic Financial Transactions Act;
2. A revenue stamp (limited to cases of being paid to a state agency) or another revenue stamp (limited to cases of being paid to a local government).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
CHAPTER IV FORMAL OBJECTION
 Article 18 (Formal Objection)
(1) The formal objection pursuant to Articles 18 (1) and 21 (2) of the Act shall be done in writing stating the following matters:
1. Name, resident registration number, address (in cases of a corporation or organizations, name, business office, or location of business place and name of the representative), and contact detail of an applicant;
2. Contents of the decision on whether or not to disclose the information subject to the formal objection;
3. Intent of and reason for the formal objection;
4. The date of receiving the notice of decision on whether to disclose the information, or the date of filing an application for the information disclosure.
(2) Where a public institution issues notice of the extension of the period of decision on the formal objection pursuant to the proviso to Article 18 (3) of the Act, it shall specifically and explicitly indicate the reason for extension, the period of extension, etc. in a written notice.
(3) Where a public institution decides on the rejection or dismissal of the formal objection, it shall specifically and explicitly indicate the reasons for the decision and the method and procedure for raising objections.
(4) Public institutions shall keep and maintain the records of the processing status of the formal objection in the processing ledger of formal objections.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
CHAPTER V INFORMATION DISCLOSURE COMMITTEE, ETC.
 Article 19 (Matters of Deliberation and Coordination)
“Matters prescribed by Presidential Decree” pursuant to subparagraph 4 of Article 22 of the Act means any of the following subparagraphs:
1. Matters regarding publication of administrative information pursuant to Article 7 (1) of the Act;
2. Other matters for which deliberation and coordination are determined to be necessary by the information disclosure committee (hereinafter referred to as the “Committee”) under Article 22 of the Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 20 (Organization of Committee)
(1) The chairperson of the Committee shall be commissioned or appointed by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, from among persons falling under subparagraph 2 or 3 of Article 23 (2) of the Act, and the vice chairperson, from among public officials falling under Article 23 (2) 1 of the Act, respectively. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23226, Oct. 17, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) Members pursuant to Article 23 (2) 1 of the Act shall be the second Vice Minister of Strategy and Finance, the Vice Minister of Justice, the Vice Minister of the Interior and Safety and the First Vice Minister of the Office for Government Policy Coordination. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24837, Nov. 13, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
 Article 21 (Meeting and Quorum for Resolution)
(1) The meeting of the Committee shall be convened on a bi-annual basis: Provided, That the chairperson may convene an extraordinary meeting, if deemed necessary.
(2) The meeting of the Committee shall begin when a majority of the current members are present, and shall be resolved by a majority of those who are present.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 22 (Duties of Chairperson)
(1) The chairperson of the Committee shall be responsible for all the duties of the Committee and chair the meetings of the Committee.
(2) The vice chairperson of the Committee shall assist the chairperson and perform duties on behalf of the chairperson when the chairperson fails to perform his/her own duty due to any unavoidable grounds.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 23 (Listening to Opinion, etc.)
The Committee may take measures falling under any of the following subparagraphs, if deemed necessary:
1. Request to the relevant public institutions to submit materials, documents, etc. related to information disclosure;
2. Request for attendance of a relevant public official, an interested party, a consultant, etc. and listening to their opinion.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 24 (Office Organization)
Assistance for the duties of the Committee and other handling of office work for efficient handling of administrative affairs shall be performed by Creative Government Planning Bureau of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by President Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 25 (Allowance, etc.)
The chairperson of the Committee, members other than public officials, the relevant public official attending a Committee meeting pursuant to subparagraph 2 of Article 23, interested parties, consultants, etc. may be provided with allowance, travel expenses, and other necessary expenses within the budgetary limit: Provided, That this shall not apply where the public official attends in direct relation to the duty under his/her jurisdiction.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 26 (Operational Regulation of Information Disclosure Committee)
Necessary matters concerning the operation of the Committee, except for those prescribed by this Decree, shall be determined by the chairperson through a resolution by the Committee.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 27 (Appraisal of Operation Status)
Where the operating status of the information disclosure system is appraised pursuant to Article 24 (2) of the Act, the Minister of the Interior and Safety shall notify the relevant head of the public institution of the intent and content of the appraisal and the personal information and the date and time of visit of the public official in charge. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 28 (Submission of Materials)
(1) The institutions falling under any of the subparagraphs of Article 2 shall submit the operating status of the information disclosure of the previous year to the head of the relevant central administrative agency or the head of a local government by January 31 every year.
(2) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall submit the operation status of the information disclosure of the previous year, including the operating status of the information disclosure having received pursuant to paragraph (1), to the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, Metropolitan City Mayor, or Do Governor by February 10 every year.
(3) The head of a central administrative agency, the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Do Governor, or a Special Self-Governing Province Governor shall submit the operating status of the information disclosure of the previous year, including the operation status of the information disclosure having received pursuant to paragraph (1) and (2), to the Minister of the Interior and Safety by the end of February every year. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall publish synthetically the operating status of the information disclosure that has been received pursuant to paragraph (3) every year. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
 Article 29 (Written Report concerning Operation of Information Disclosure)
The written report concerning the operation of the information disclosure pursuant to Article 24 of the Act shall include matters falling under any of the following subparagraphs:
1. Matters concerning the operation status of information disclosure of public institutions;
2. Matters concerning the appraisal of operating status of the information disclosure system pursuant to Article 24 (2) of the Act;
3. Matters concerning measures on requirements, etc. for correction pursuant to Article 24 (3) of the Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014]
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 30, 2004: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 5 (1) shall enter into force on July 30, 2005.
Article 2 (Applicability to Regulation of Restriction on Consecutive Appointment)
In applying the amended provisions of Article 11 (3) with respect to members of the Council as at the time this Decree enters into force, the term of office at the time of enforcement of this Decree shall be deemed to be the first term of office.
Article 3 (Applicability to Regulation concerning Date and Time of Disclosure)
The amended provisions of Article 12 (1) shall apply, beginning with cases where the information disclosure has been requested for the first time after this Decree enters into force.
Article 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19985, Apr. 4, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on April 5, 2007.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 20707, Feb. 29, 2008>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 23226, Oct. 17, 2011>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Articles 2, 11 (1), and 28 shall enter into force one month after the date of promulgation of this Decree.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended parts of President Decrees, which were promulgated before this Decree enters into force, but the enforcement date of which has not yet arrived, from among Presidential Decrees amended pursuant to Article 6 of Addenda, shall enter into force from the enforcement date of the relevant President Decree, respectively.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24837, Nov. 13, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 5-2 shall enter into force from the date as classified under the following subparagraphs:
1. The amended provisions of subparagraphs 1, 2, and 3 of Article 5-2 [limited to Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do, Special Self-Governing Province (excluding the relevant administrative agency of education)]: March 1, 2014;
2. The amended provisions of subparagraph 3 of Article 5-2 (limited to the relevant administrative agency of education of Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do, Special Self-Governing Province, and Si/Gun/autonomous Gu) and subparagraph 4 of Article 5-2: March 1, 2015;
3. The amended provisions of subparagraph 5 of Article 5-2: March 1, 2016.
Article 2 (Applicability to Institution Receiving Subsidies from State, etc.)
The amended provisions of subparagraph 6 of Article 2 shall apply, beginning with an agency or organization that receives subsidies of not less than 50 million won from the State or a local government after January 1, 2014.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25363, May 28, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended part of President Decree, which were promulgated before this Decree enters into force, but the enforcement date of which has not yet arrived, from among Presidential Decrees amended pursuant to Article 5 of Addenda, shall enter into force from the enforcement date of the relevant President Decree, respectively.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 26980, Feb. 12, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27670, Dec. 13, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Treatment of Civil Petitions which Are Not Requests for Information Disclosure)
The amended provisions of Article 6 (4) shall also apply where a request for disclosing information was made pursuant to Article 10 (1) before this Decree enters into force and such request shall be treated as a civil petition pursuant to Article 6 (3) of this Decree, but the relevant civil petition has not been treated as at the time this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That Presidential Decrees amended by Article 8 of the Addenda, which were promulgated before this Decree enters into force but the enforcement dates of which have not arrived yet, shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the respective Decrees.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.