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VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROMOTION ACT

Act No. 5316, Mar. 27, 1997

Amended by Act No. 5474, Dec. 24, 1997

Act No. 5733, Jan. 29, 1999

Act No. 6400, Jan. 29, 2001

Act No. 6878, May 27, 2003

Act No. 8390, Apr. 27, 2007

Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008

Act No. 10092, Mar. 17, 2010

Act No. 10339, jun. 4, 2010

Act No. 10776, jun. 7, 2011

Act No. 13048, Jan. 20, 2015

Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016

Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017

Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the enhancement of living standards of the citizens and development of the national economy by prescribing matters necessary for the promotion of vocational education and training so as to provide all citizens with the opportunity for various types of vocational education and training suitable for their character and aptitude and to improve the efficiency and quality of vocational education and training.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 2 (Definitions)
The terms used in this Act shall be defined as follows: <Amended by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016>
1. The term "vocational education and training" means vocational education and training conducted in order for students, workers, etc. to acquire and improve the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to find employment or perform their duties, pursuant to the Industrial Education Enhancement and Industry-Academia-Research Cooperation Promotion Act, the Act on the Development of Workplace Skills of Workers, and other Acts and subordinate statutes;
2. The term "vocational education and training institution" means an institution or facility that conducts vocational education and training;
3. The term "vocational educatee and trainee" means a person who is receiving or desires to receive vocational education and training;
4. The term "vocational education and training instructor" means a person who directs vocational educatees and trainees at a vocational education and training institution;
5. The term "industry-academic partnership" means cooperative activities conducted by vocational education and training institutions and industries (including associations of industries and research institutions; hereinafter the same shall apply) in respect of the following matters for the cultivation of industrial human resources and the development of industrial technology:
(a) Joint application and cooperative study of human resources, facilities, equipment, and information regarding vocational education and training;
(b) Establishment of subjects of study or vocational education and training courses under special agreements;
(c) Execution of entrustment to provide vocational education and training;
6. The term "remote vocational education and training" means vocational education and training conducted by using information communications media between remote places.
7. The term “on-the-job training” means vocational education and training courses conducted in the vocational site from which vocational educatees and trainees may acquire knowledge, technology and attitude necessary for employment and performance of duties concerning his/her future careers.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 3 (Responsibilities of State, etc.)
The State and local governments shall devise measures of administrative and financial assistance regarding the following matters:
1. Expanding facilities and equipment of vocational education and training institutions, and conducting experiments and practices;
2. Conducting vocational education and training in respect of persons who face financial or time restraints;
3. Training for the cultivation and improvement in quality of vocational education and training instructors;
4. Vocational education and training institutions that have been converted to legal entities;
5. On-the-job training conducted by industries;
6. Implementing industry-academic partnership;
7. Constructing remote vocational education and training systems;
8. Bearing the expenses incurred by vocational education and training such as the lecture fees of vocational educatees and trainees.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
CHAPTER II PROMOTION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
 Article 4 (Formulation and Implementation of Master Plan for Vocational Education and Training)
(1) The State shall formulate and implement a master plan for vocational education and training (hereinafter referred to as the "master plan") to efficiently further vocational education and training.
(2) The master plan shall include the following matters: <Amended by Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018>
1. Establishment and operation of vocational education and training institutions, and securing and improvement of facilities and equipment thereof;
2. Cultivation and training of vocational education and training instructors;
3. Future direction of vocational educatees and trainees;
3-2. Protection of the human rights of vocational educatees and trainees and guarantee of their safety;
4. Linked operation of vocational education and training institutions;
5. Evaluation of vocational education and training institutions;
6. Development and dissemination of vocational education and training courses and materials for vocational education and training;
7. Vocational education and training for women;
8. International cooperation regarding vocational education and training;
9. Other important matters regarding vocational education and training.
(3) The relevant central administrative agencies and local governments shall formulate and implement a detailed action plan based on the master plan.
(4) Matters necessary with respect to procedures, etc. for formulating the master plan and the detailed action plan under paragraph (3) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 5 (Linked Operation of Vocational Education and Training Institutions)
(1) Vocational education and training institutions may operate vocational education and training courses in collaboration with each other or jointly utilize human resources, facilities, equipment and information on vocational education and training.
(2) Where a vocational educatee and trainee has completed another institution's vocational education and training course which is operated in collaboration pursuant to paragraph (1), the head of the vocational education and training institution may recognize that he/she has completed all or part of the vocational education and training courses of the relevant vocational education and training institution.
(3) Where a person, who has completed another institution's vocational education and training course operated in collaboration, desires to enter or enroll in the relevant vocational education and training institution, the head of the relevant vocational education and training institution may give him/her priority in selection.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 6 (Entrustment of Vocational Education and Training)
(1) The State, a local government, or a person who desires to conduct vocational education and training may entrust a vocational education and training institution or a person who has the ability to conduct vocational education and training with vocational education and training, in order to improve the efficiency of vocational education and training.
(2) The head of a vocational education and training institution may entrust part of the institution's vocational education and training to other vocational education and training institutions or industries.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 7 (On-the-Job Training)
(1) Vocational educatees and trainees shall receive on-the-job training at industries during their vocational education and training courses: Provided, That this shall not apply to vocational educatees and trainees attending schools referred to in Article 2 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, persons working in a field identical or similar to the vocational education and training course concerned, and persons set forth in Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016; Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018>
(2) The State and local governments shall formulate and implement annual plans for guidance and inspection concerning the operational status, etc. of on-the-job training, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, for the sound operation of on-the-job training. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016; Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 7-2 (Operational Criteria of On-the-Job Training)
(1) The State and local governments shall establish the operational criteria of on-the-job training to improve internal values of on-the-job training in which vocational educatees and trainees who attend schools under Article 2 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (hereinafter referred to as “vocational educatee and trainee in school”) participate.
(2) The operational criteria under paragraph (1) shall include the following:
1. Matters concerning selection of industry providing on-the-job training;
2. Matters concerning programs of on-the-job training;
3. Matters concerning guidance and supervision of on-the-job training;
4. Other matters necessary to improve internal values of on-the-job training.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016]
 Article 7-3 (Establishment and Operation of Employment Support Center)
(1) The superintendent of education of a City/Do may establish and operate an employment support center to promote vocational education and training through such activities as supporting schools referred to in Article 2 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in providing on-the-job training and strengthening trainees’ capacity to find jobs.
(2) The superintendent of education of a City/Do may establish an employment support center at a vocational education and training institution defined in subparagraph 2 of Article 2 or within the Office of Education of the City/Do.
(3) The establishment and operation of employment support centers and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by ordinance of a City/Do.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018]
 Article 8 (Selection, etc. of On-the-Job Training Industries)
(1) Industries to conduct on-the-job training as prescribed in Article 7 (hereinafter referred to as the "on-the-job training industries") shall be selected by the vocational educatees and trainees or the head of the vocational education and training institution in consultation with the heads of industries.
(2) In selecting the on-the-job training industries pursuant to paragraph (1), the areas of specialization of the vocational educatees and trainees, the appropriateness of the on-the-job training programs, suitability of facilities and equipment of on-the-job training, and welfare conditions, etc. shall be taken into consideration. <Amended by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016>
(3) If necessary to select the on-the-job training industries pursuant to paragraph (2), the head of the vocational education and training institution may request the relevant regional Vocational Education and Training Consultative Council as prescribed in Article 18 to cooperate in providing relevant information, etc.
(4) Where the Vocational Education and Training Consultative Council receives a request for cooperation from the head of the vocational education and training institution pursuant to paragraph (3), it may request the heads of the relevant regional industries to provide information regarding vocational education and training.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 9 (On-the-Job Training Contracts, etc.)
(1) Vocational educatees and trainees to receive on-the-job training and the heads of the on-the-job training industries shall enter into an on-the-job training contract in advance: Provided, That, where a vocational educatee and trainee is a minor or in school, he/she shall conclude an on-the-job contract in accordance with the standard contract announced by the Minister of Education in consultation with the Minister of Employment and Labor, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, and the Minister of SMEs and Startups. <Amended by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017; Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018>
(2) Where necessary for protecting vocational educatees and trainees or for improving internal values of the on-the-job training, the head of the vocational education and training institution may participate in concluding the on-the-job training contracts. <Amended by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016>
(3) The head of an on-the-job training industry shall comply with the terms and conditions of the on-the-job training contract entered into under paragraph (1). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018>
(4) Each on-the-job contract entered into under paragraph (1) shall include matters concerning rights and responsibilities of the heads of on-the-job training industries and vocational educatees and trainees, contents and methods of on-the-job training, period and time thereof, evaluation of the results of on-the-job training, welfare of vocational educatees and trainees, and other matters prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 9-2 (On-the-Job Training Hours)
(1) The hours of on-the-job training of a vocational educatee and trainee who is a minor or in school may not exceed seven hours a day, and thirty-five hours a week: Provided, That the hours may be extended by up to one hour a day, and five hours a week pursuant to an agreement between the parties.
(2) The head of an on-the-job training industry may not have a vocational educatee and trainee who is a minor or in school perform on-the-job training from 10 in the afternoon to 6 in the forenoon and on a holiday.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016]
 Article 9-3 (Field Guidance of Vocational Education and Training Instructors at Industries)
The head of a vocational education and training institution shall ensure that a vocational education and training instructor provides necessary field guidance to vocational educatees and trainees under on-the-job training at industry in consultation with the head of a vocational education and training institution.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016]
 Article 9-4 (Responsibilities of On-the-Job Training Industries)
(1) The head of an on-the-job training industry shall protect the human rights, life, and body of vocational educatees and trainees by enhancing on-the-job training conditions and establishing appropriate training environment, and actively cooperate with policies related to on-the-job training of the State and local governments. <Amended by Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018>
(2) The head of each on-the-job training industry shall take responsibilities to sincerely perform the following in implementing on-the-job training:
1. Securing facilities and equipment necessary for on-the-job training;
2. Prevention of and compensation for industrial disaster;
3. Cooperation with vocational education and training instructors for field guidance;
4. Providing information on safety and health of on-the-job training of the relevant industries;
5. Other matters necessary for safe and efficient on-the-job training.
(3) Where the head of an on-the-job training industry suspends on-the-job training due to any unavoidable cause, he/she shall pre-notify such fact to the head of vocational education and training institution to which vocational educatees and trainees belong.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016]
 Article 9-5 (Safety Education, etc. of On-the-Job Training)
(1) The head of a vocational education and training institution shall provide vocational educatees and trainees who receive on-the-job training with safety education on the relevant on-the-job training.
(2) The head of a vocational education and training institution may entrust safety education under paragraph (1) to a specialized agency equipped with human resources, facilities and equipment necessary for such education.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016]
 Article 10 (Persons Eligible for Preferential Vocational Education and Training)
The heads of vocational education and training institutions shall ensure give preferential treatment to disabled persons and beneficiaries of livelihood assistance, or other persons deemed necessary considering the demand and supply of human resources, in receiving vocational education and training, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 11 (Selection of Vocational Educatees and Trainees)
(1) In selecting vocational educatees and trainees, the head of the vocational education and training institution shall give preference to the following persons:
1. Persons who have an aptitude for the vocational education and training course concerned;
2. Persons who have completed the vocational education and training course in fields that are identical or similar to the vocational education and training course concerned;
3. Workers in industries or the holders of certificates of qualification as prescribed in the qualifications-related Acts and subordinate statutes.
(2) The head of the vocational education and training institution shall select vocational educatees and trainees so as to realize a society in which vocational education and training is available anywhere and at any time.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 12 (Organization of Vocational Educational and Training Courses)
Persons who organize vocational education and training courses shall organize the courses so as to fulfil the various needs of vocational educatees and trainees and to meet the demands of industries through methods such as providing for the participation of those engaged in industries in related fields.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 13 (Cultivation, Training, etc. of Vocational Education and Training Instructors)
(1) The State and local governments shall make every effort to provide vocational education and training instructors with the opportunity for various types of training such as on-the-job training at industries, in order to cultivate vocational education and training instructors of superior ability and develop the abilities of vocational education and training instructors.
(2) Persons who establish and operate vocational education and training institutions shall actively utilize persons engaged in industries as vocational education and training instructors, and shall give preferential treatment to those engaged in industries in employing vocational education and training instructors.
(3) Persons who establish and operate vocational education and training institutions may assist with all or part of the training expenses or give special consideration to remuneration or personnel assignments in case where vocational education and training instructors are receiving training in connection with their duties.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 14 (Specialization, etc. of Vocational Education and Training Institutions)
(1) The State and local governments shall devise measures for the establishment and operation of specialized vocational education and training institutions in order to raise the level of vocational education and training.
(2) The State shall devise measures for the incorporation of national and public vocational education and training institutions in order to improve the quality of vocational education and training by enhancing the autonomy of the vocational education and training institutions.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 15 (Construction of Remote Vocational Education and Training Systems)
(1) Persons who establish and manage vocational education and training institutions shall make every effort to construct efficient remote vocational education and training systems that utilize high-technology information and communications media.
(2) Persons who establish and manage vocational education and training institutions shall make every effort to develop and utilize various kinds of educational and training media such as multimedia teaching materials.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
CHAPTER III VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING COUNCIL, ETC.
 Article 16 and 17 Deleted. <by Act No. 10092, Mar. 17, 2010>
 Article 18 (Establishment of Vocational Education and Training Consultative Council)
(1) A Vocational Education and Training Consultative Council (hereinafter referred to as the "Consultative Council") shall be established in the Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan Cities, Dos, and Special Self-Governing Province to deliberate on matters regarding vocational education and training of local governments; and in Sis/Guns/autonomous Gus, the Consultative Council may be established.
(2) The Consultative Council shall deliberate on the following matters:
1. Development of investment programs for facilities and equipment of vocational education and training institutions;
2. Collaborative operation of vocational education and training institutions;
3. Industry-academic partnership between vocational education and training institutions and industries;
4. Evaluation in respect of vocational education and training institutions;
5. Other matters concerning vocational education and training in the area concerned.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 19 (Composition of Consultative Council)
(1) The Consultative Council shall be comprised of not more than 15 members including the chairperson.
(2) The head of the relevant local government shall be the chairperson of the Consultative Council, and the president of the relevant regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry under the Chambers of Commerce and Industry Act, the head of the local educational administrative agency, the head of the Local Employment and Labor Office, the head of the local government office for SMEs and Startups, and those representing the vocational education and training community, industrial community, and labor community commissioned by the head of the relevant local government shall be members. <Amended by Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) The terms of office for members shall be two years, and they may be reappointed: Provided, That the terms of office for ex officio members shall be the period for which they hold office.
(4) Matters necessary for the composition and operation of the Consultative Council shall be prescribed by an ordinance of the relevant local government.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 20 (Operating Committee)
A vocational education and training institution may establish and operate an operating committee comprised of those representing industries and vocational education and training communities, parents of students, vocational education and training instructors, and those representing the community, etc., to efficiently develop and implement an operational plan for vocational education and training and to further industry-academic partnership.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
CHAPTER IV EVALUATION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING INSTITUTIONS, AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
 Article 21 (Evaluation in respect of Vocational Education and Training Institutions)
(1) The State and local governments shall carry out an evaluation of vocational education and training institutions in regard of the following matters: <Amended by Act No. 13048, Jan. 20, 2015>
1. The operational status of grants provided by the State and local governments;
2. The status of facilities and equipment of vocational education and training institutions;
3. The status of instructors and employees of vocational education and training institutions;
4. The operational status of vocational education and training courses;
5. Other matters prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(2) The State and local governments may entrust the task of evaluation under paragraph (1) to the Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training under the Act on the Establishment, Operation and Fostering of Government-Funded Research Institutes, Etc.
(3) Matters necessary for the scope of vocational education and training institutions subject to evaluation, the method of the evaluation, etc. under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 22 (Disclosure, etc. of Results of Evaluation)
(1) Where the State and local governments have carried out evaluations of vocational education and training institutions pursuant to Article 21, they shall disclose the results.
(2) The State and local governments shall apply the results of the evaluation under paragraph (1) to administrative and financial assistance in respect of vocational education and training institutions.
(3) Matters necessary for the scope, method, etc. of disclosure in respect of the results of the evaluation under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 23 (Disclosure of Information on Vocational Education and Training)
(1) The State, local governments, the Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training, and vocational education and training institutions shall disclose information related to vocational education and training.
(2) The kinds of information and methods of disclosure of information to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (1), and other matters necessary for the disclosure of information, shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011]
 Article 24 (Application Mutatis Mutandis of the Labor Standards Act)
(1) Article 54, 65, 72, and 73 of the Labor Standards Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to on-the-job training where this Act applies. In such cases, "employer" is construed as "head of an on-the-job training industry," "labor" as "on-the-job training," and "worker" as "vocational educatee and trainee."
(2) Article 109 (1), subparagraph 1 of Article 110, and subparagraph 1 of Article 114 of the Labor Standards Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to penalty provisions for violations of Articles 54, 65, 72, and 73 of the same Act, which apply mutatis mutandis pursuant to paragraph (1). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016]
 Article 25 (Guidance and Inspection, etc.)
(1) Regarding the completion of on-the-job contracts, compliance of on-the-job hours, and the operation of on-the-job training, etc., the Minister of Education, the Minister of Employment and Labor, and the head of Si/Do superintendents may provide guidance or conduct inspection, such as ordering vocational education and training institutions and on-the-job industries to report or submit materials as necessary or having relevant public officials perform field inspection.
(2) Where the Minister of Education, the Minister of Employment and Labor, and the head of Si/Do superintendents intend to perform field inspection under paragraph (1), they shall notify persons who receive field inspection of the date, details, and other necessary matters thereof in advance: Provided, That the same shall not apply where it is urgent or deemed that the objectives of inspection may not be accomplished if such notification is made in advance.
(3) A public official conducting field inspection under paragraph (1) and (2) shall carry a document identifying his/her authority and present it to related persons.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016]
 Article 26 (Penalty Provisions)
Any person who exceeds on-the-job training time or performs on-the-job training during the night or on holiday in violation of Article 9-2 shall be punished by imprisonment with labor not exceeding two years or fine not exceeding 20 million won.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016]
 Article 27 (Administrative Fines)
(1) The following persons may be subject to an administrative fine not exceeding five million won: <Amended by Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018>
1. The head of an on-the-job training industry that fails to enter into an on-the-job training contract or to use the standard contract form when entering into an on-the-job training contract, in violation of Article 9 (1);
2. The head of an on-the-job training industry that fails to comply with any of the following terms and conditions stipulated in the standard contract form used for an on-the-job training contract, in violation of Article 9 (3):
(a) The period for on-the-job training;
(b) How on-job-training is provided;
(c) Assignment of a person-in-charge;
(d) An allowance for on-the-job training;
(e) Safety and health measures;
(f) Procedures for changing the curriculum of the on-the-job training.
(2) Administrative fines prescribed in paragraph (1) shall be imposed and collected by the Minister of Education or the Minister of Employment and Labor, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016]
 Article 28 (Delegation of Authority)
The authority of the Minister of Education or the Minister of Employment and Labor prescribed in this Act may be partially delegated, respectively, to the superintendent of education of a City/Do and to the head of a regional employment and labor agency, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018]
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on April 1, 1997.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5474, Dec. 24, 1997>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1999.
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5733, Jan. 29, 1999>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6400, Jan. 29, 2001>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6878, May 27, 2003>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on September 1, 2003. (Proviso Omitted.)
(2) through (4) Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8390, Apr 27, 2007>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force six months after its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
(2) through (5) Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That …
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 10092, Mar. 17, 2010>
This Act 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.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 10776, Jun. 7, 2011>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 13048, Jan. 20, 2015>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13942, Feb. 3, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning On-the-job Training Contracts)
The former provisions shall apply to on-the-job contracts concluded in accordance with the former provisions as at the time this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
(1) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That any Act amended by Article 5 of this Addenda which was promulgated before this Act enters into force but the enforcement date of which has not yet arrived, shall enter into force on the date of each relevant Act.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 15525, Mar. 27, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning On-the-Job Training Contracts)
On-the-job-training contracts entered into under the previous provisions as at the time this Act enters into force shall be subject to the previous provisions.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Fines)
The imposition of administrative fines for violations committed before this Act enters into force shall be subject to the previous provisions.