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ENFORCEMENT DECREE OF THE ACT ON THE PREVENTION OF CONTAGIOUS ANIMAL DISEASES

Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18070, Jul. 29, 2003

Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18212, Jan. 9, 2004

Presidential Decree No. 18312, Mar. 17, 2004

Presidential Decree No. 18899, jun. 30, 2005

Presidential Decree No. 19700, Oct. 12, 2006

Presidential Decree No. 20079, jun. 4, 2007

Presidential Decree No. 20331, Oct. 23, 2007

Presidential Decree No. 20506, Dec. 31, 2007

Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 20891, Jul. 1, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 21078, Oct. 8, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 21713, Sep. 3, 2009

Presidential Decree No. 22290, Jul. 21, 2010

Presidential Decree No. 22497, Nov. 19, 2010

Presidential Decree No. 22561, Dec. 29, 2010

Presidential Decree No. 22962, jun. 7, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 23488, Jan. 6, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 23537, Jan. 25, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 24057, Aug. 22, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 25161, Feb. 11, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25840, Dec. 9, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25919, Dec. 30, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 26184, Apr. 7, 2015

Presidential Decree No. 26740, Dec. 22, 2015

Presidential Decree No. 26754, Dec. 22, 2015

Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27972, Mar. 29, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28058, May 29, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28152, jun. 27, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28310, Sep. 19, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28839, Apr. 30, 2018

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Decree is to provide for the matters delegated by the Act on the Prevention of Contagious Animal Diseases and matters necessary for the enforcement thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18899, Jun. 30, 2005; Presidential Decree No. 20891, Jul. 1, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 25161, Feb. 11, 2014>
 Article 2 (Scope of Livestock)
"Animals prescribed by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Act on the Prevention of Contagious Animal Diseases (hereinafter referred to as the "Act") means the following animals: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18899, Jun. 30, 2005; Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22561, Dec. 29, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25161, Feb. 11, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 26184, Apr. 7, 2015>
1. Cats;
2. Ostrich;
3. Quails;
4. Pheasants;
5. Wild geese;
6. Animals specified and publicly notified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs as he/she deems it necessary to prevent the outbreak or spread of contagious animal diseases, among other domesticated animals being raised.
 Article 2-2 (Disclosure of Information on Present Status of Outbreak of Contagious Animal Diseases)
(1) "Information prescribed by Presidential Decree such as the time and place of the outbreak of a contagious animal disease on a farm" in Article 3-2 (1) of the Act means the following information: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24057, Aug. 22, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 28839, Apr. 30, 2018>
1. Name of the contagious animal disease;
2. Name of the farm where the contagious animal disease has broken out (the name of its owner, if the farm has no name) and the location of the farm (specify the name of the Eup/Myeon/Dong/Ri involved, excluding the lot number);
2-2. Where a farm where a contagious animal disease has occurred is a farmer raising livestock under the contract under subparagraph 6 of Article 2 of the Act on Vertical Integration in the Livestock Industry, the name of a vertical integrator in the livestock industry who has entered into the contract for raising livestock with the relevant farmer;
3. Time of the outbreak of the contagious animal disease;
4. Kind and size of livestock infected with the contagious animal disease;
5. Other information that the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, or 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 (hereinafter referred to as the "Mayor/Do Governor") deems necessary to prevent the outbreak and spread of a contagious animal disease.
(2) Farms subject to the disclosure of information under Article 3-2 (1) of the Act shall be those where cattle, sheep, goats (including young mountain goats), pigs, chickens, deer, ducks, geese, turkeys, and quails are raised. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 28839, Apr. 30, 2018>
(3) Contagious animal diseases subject to the disclosure of information under Article 3-2 (1) of the Act are as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 28310, Sep. 19, 2017>
1. Foot-and-mouth disease;
2. Swine fever;
3. Aujeszky's disease in swine;
4. Respiratory syndrome in genital organs of swine;
5. Brucellosis;
6. Tuberculosis;
7. Highly pathogenic avian influenza;
8. Pullorum disease;
9. Fowl typhoid;
10. Newcastle disease;
11. Chronic wasting disease of deer;
11-2. Sacbrood;
12. Other contagious animal diseases specified and publicly notified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
(4) Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011>
(5) The information specified in paragraph (1) shall be made public on the websites of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the relevant Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do, Special Self-Governing Province, the Animal and? Plant Quarantine Agency, and each City/Do animal disease control agency mentioned in Article 3 (1), and may also be made public through livestock industry newspapers or magazines. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24057, Aug. 22, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by President Decree No. 22561, Dec. 29, 2010]
 Article 2-3 (Installation and Operation of Facilities for Quarantine and Disease Control)
Facilities necessary for quarantine and disease control that the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs shall install and operate pursuant to Article 5 (2) of the Act at each trade port defined in subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act, airport defined in subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Airport Facilities Act (limited to airports for international airliners), and entry and exit point defined in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Inter-Korean Exchange and Cooperation Act are as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 27972, Mar. 29, 2017>
1. Check-out stand for personal belongings and baggage: Provided, That in cases where facilities installed and operated by other agencies may be used jointly, it shall be deemed to be substituted by such facilities;
2. Facilities which are able to disinfect clothes, shoes, personal belongings, and baggage (including mobile equipment for disinfection).
[This Article Newly Inserted by President Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011]
 Article 2-4 (Agency Responsible for Animal Disease Control and Quarantine)
The "head of a national agency prescribed by Presidential Decree conducting duties associated with animal disease control and quarantine" in Article 5 (4) of the Act means the Commissioner of the Animal and? Plant Quarantine Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by President Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011]
 Article 2-5 (Documents to Be Submitted upon Arrival from Country Affected by Contagious Animal Disease)
Any person who has visited a livestock farm in a country affected by a contagious animal disease shall fill out the animal quarantine declaration form as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and submit it to the Commissioner of the Animal and? Plant Quarantine Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by President Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011]
 Article 3 (Agencies, etc., to Which Veterinary Inspectors Are Assigned)
(1) "Administrative agencies prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 7 (1) of the Act means the Animal and? Plant Quarantine Agency, the National Institute of Animal Science affiliated to the Rural Development Administration, and the animal control agency under the jurisdiction of each Mayor/Do Governor (hereinafter referred to as "City/Do animal disease control agency"). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18212, Jan. 9, 2004; Presidential Decree No. 20079, Jun. 4, 2007; Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 21078, Oct. 8, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22561, Dec. 29, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Veterinary inspectors mentioned in Article 7 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "veterinary inspectors") shall be appointed by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the head of a local government, the Commissioner of the Animal and? Plant Quarantine Agency, the Director General of the National Institute of Animal Science affiliated to the Rural Development Administration, or the head of a City/Do animal disease control agency, from among public officials under his/her supervision who are licensed veterinarians or public veterinarians under Article 2 of the Act on the Public Service Veterinarians for Prevention of Epidemics, or shall be commissioned by the head of each local government, from among veterinarians entrusted with veterinary treatment pursuant to Article 21 of the Veterinarians Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18212, Jan. 9, 2004; Presidential Decree No. 18899, Jun. 30, 2005; Presidential Decree No. 20079, Jun. 4, 2007; Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 21078, Oct. 8, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22290, Jul. 21, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Veterinary inspectors shall perform duties of investigation, research, planning, guidance, supervision, preventive measures, etc., as are related to the prevention of contagious animal diseases under the orders of the heads of the agencies to which they belong.
(4) Standards of assigning an adequate number of veterinary inspectors and their standard workload pursuant to Article 7 (6) of the Act shall be as specified in attached Table 1. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26740, Dec. 22, 2015>
(5) Detailed matters necessary for the performance of veterinary inspectors’ duties shall be determined by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 3-2 (Establishment, etc., of Mobile Organization for Contagious Animal Disease Control)
(1) The affairs of the mobile organization for contagious animal disease control established under Article 9-2 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “mobile organization for disease control”) shall be administered by public officials belonging to the Senior Civil Service Corps in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, who are responsible for the administrative affairs relating to the livestock industry, and the mobile organization for disease control shall be composed of a team for overall control of situations, a team for mobile control, a team for disinfection, and a team for assistance in burial. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The mobile organization for disease control shall take charge of on-site guidance for, and assistance in, the prompt installation of a situation room, the control of traffic, disinfection, burial, etc., for each Special Self-Governing City, Si (including the administrative city in a Special Self-Governing Province), Gun, or autonomous Gu, in which a major contagious animal disease has broken out, in accordance with orders given by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25161, Feb. 11, 2014>
(3) Detailed matters concerning the constitution, functions, and operation of the mobile organization for disease control shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by President Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011]
 Article 4 (Plan, etc., for Development of Veterinary Science and Technology)
(1) The plan for the development of veterinary science and technology under Article 10 (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "plan for the development of veterinary science and technology") shall include the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008>
1. Objectives of and main directions in the development of veterinary science and technology;
2. Development of technologies for the prevention of and diagnostic test for contagious animal diseases and preventive medicines against such diseases;
3. Development of technologies relevant to the improvement of livestock- related public sanitation;
4. Joint research with domestic and foreign research institutes and organizations that are related to the affairs of veterinary science and technology;
5. Programs for the utilization of the results of development of veterinary science and technology;
6. Arrangement and spending of financial resources required for the development of veterinary science and technology;
7. Such other matters as may be necessary for the development of veterinary science and technology.
(2) When the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs intends to formulate or implement a plan for the development of veterinary science and technology, he/she may consult with relevant administrative agencies, local governments, universities, research institutes, agricultural organizations, etc., for joint research on veterinary science and technology, utilization of the research results, and other matters necessary for the prevention of research overlaps. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 5 (Agencies Responsible for Diagnostic Tests, etc.)
(1) Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011>
(2) "The head of an agency under the control of the Minister of Health and Welfare controlling diseases prescribed by Presidential Decree" under Article 12 (2) of the Act means the Director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. <Newly Inserted by President Decree No. 22561, Dec. 29, 2010>
 Article 6 (Orders to Close Livestock-Raising Facilities, etc.)
(1) Where a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, the head of a Si (including the head of an administrative Si of a Special Self-Governing Province), the head of a Gun, or the head of a Gu (the head of a Gu means the head of an autonomous Gu; hereinafter referred to as “head of a Si/Gun/ Gu”) intends to issue an order to close a livestock-raising facility or to restrict livestock raising under 19 (4) of the Act (including cases where this provision applies mutatis mutandis pursuant to Articles 28 and 28-2 of the Act; hereinafter the same shall apply in this Article), he/she shall notify the owner or manager of the relevant livestock (hereinafter referred to as “owner, etc.”) of such an order in writing (including electronic documents, if the owner, etc. want).
(2) Where the head of a Si/Gun/Gu issued an order to close livestock-raising facilities or to restrict livestock raising under Article 19 (4) of the Act, he/she shall notify the competent Mayor/Do Governor, the Commissioner of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, and other Mayors/Do Governors of the name and location of the relevant livestock-raising facility, the owner, etc. of the relevant livestock, and the date of the issuance of the order.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28310, Sep. 19, 2017]
 Article 7 (Measures to Close Livestock-Raising Facilities, etc.)
(1) Where the head of a Si/Gun/Gu intends to direct the relevant public officials to take measures under Article 19 (5), he/she shall give prior written notice thereof to the owner, etc. of the relevant livestock (including electronic documents, if the owner, etc. want): Provided, That this shall not apply in cases of urgency.
(2) The measures taken under Article 19 (5) of the Act shall be limited to the minimum extent as necessary.
(3) The public official who executes the measures under Article 19 (5) of the Act shall carry with him/her an identification indicating his/her authority and present it to interested persons.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28310, Sep. 19, 2017]
 Article 8 (Recycling of Carcasses, etc.)
Recycling of carcasses under the proviso to Article 22 (2) of the Act shall be limited to cases where carcasses of livestock slaughtered pursuant to proviso to Article 20 (1) of the Act and those of livestock infected with any of the following contagious animal diseases are used as animal feed (excluding ruminant livestock such as cattle and sheep), ingredients for fertilizers, or the raw materials for industrial use after heat or fermentation treatment in feed producing facilities under Article 8 (2) of the Control of Livestock and Fish Feed Act, or in heat treatment facilities or fermentation treatment facilities publicly notified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs lest pathogens of contagious animal diseases should spread: Provided, That when used as fertilizer ingredients, they shall confirm to the official standard mentioned in Article 4 of the Fertilizer Control Act: <Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Brucellosis;
2. Aujesky's disease;
3. Tuberculosis;
4. Other contagious animal diseases determined and publicly notified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008]
 Article 8-2 (Formulation of Measures for Securing Equipment, etc., Necessary for Disposal of Carcasses, etc.)
The measures related to procuring necessary equipment, materials, medicine, etc., for a sanitary disposal of carcasses or objects mentioned in Article 23-2 of the Act shall include the following:
1. The appropriate number of units of equipment, such as excavators, forklifts, vehicles used to transport carcasses, mobile sterilization equipment, disinfectant spraying vehicles, and high-temperature and high-pressure sprayers for disinfection, and a scheme for procuring such equipment;
2. The appropriate quantity of various apparatuses and materials, including large or small storage tanks, personal protectors (such as helmets and working clothes), and a scheme for procuring such apparatuses and materials;
3. The appropriate quantity of medicine, including disinfectants, limewater, and quicklime, and a scheme for procuring such medicines;
4. The appropriate human resources for prompt disposal of carcasses and articles and a scheme for procuring human resources for such purpose.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24057, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 9 (Agency to Which Animal Quarantine Officers Are Assigned)
"Administrative agency prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 30 (1) of the Act means the Animal and? Plant Quarantine Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22561, Dec. 29, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 10 (Qualifications and Duties of Quarantine Administrators)
(1) A qualified quarantine administrator referred to in Article 42 (5) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "quarantine administrator") shall be required to be either a university graduate who majored in veterinary science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, zootechnics, chemistry, or physics at a four-year university or a higher educational institution or a person who has academic attainments equal to or higher than the university graduate with an experience of having been in the service of animal quarantine for a period of one or more year. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008>
(2) The duties of quarantine administrators shall be as follows:
1. Matters concerning the storage, delivery, movement and disinfection of designated goods subject to quarantine;
2. Matters concerning the actual inspection of designated goods subject to quarantine and the inspection and management of facilities in the service of quarantine facilities;
3. Matters concerning the collection and delivery of the inspection samples of designated goods subject to quarantine;
4. Matters concerning education on the prevention of epidemics for employees of quarantine facilities and other interested persons as well as the control of visitors and other persons having access to quarantine facilities;
5. Matters concerning the implementation of instructions issued by quarantine officers.
 Article 11 (Compensation, etc.)
(1) The criteria for compensation payment and reduction thereof under Article 48 (1), (3), and (4) of the Act shall be as specified in attached Table 2. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 26740, Dec. 22, 2015>
(2) Standards and methods for the appraisal of livestock, etc., according to the criteria for compensation payment mentioned in paragraph (1), standards for the computation of appraised value of livestock by species, and other detailed matters concerning the appraisal of livestock, etc. shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Necessary matters concerning persons eligible for the subsidies mentioned in Article 48 (2) of the Act, standards for the payment of subsidies, etc., shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) “Contagious animal disease prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as foot-and-mouth disease” in Article 48 (3) 3 of the Act means any of the following contagious animal diseases: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25161, Feb. 11, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 26740, Dec. 22, 2015>
1. Foot-and-mouth disease;
2. Swine fever;
3. Highly pathogenic avian influenza;
4. Brucellosis (limited to cases where cattle are involved);
5. Tuberculosis (limited to cases where deer are involved).
(5) Compensation (referring to the final compensation reduced and adjusted pursuant to Article 48 (3) and (4) of the Act; hereinafter the same shall apply) provided to a person under Article 48 (1) 1 of the Act shall be paid by the relevant Si/Gun/Gu (referring to the autonomous Gu). <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 28839, Apr. 30, 2018>
(6) At least 80/100 of compensation provided to persons under Article 48 (1) 2 through 6 shall be paid by the State, and the remainder shall be paid by a local government in accordance with the following classifications: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 26184, Apr. 7, 2015; Presidential Decree No. 28839, Apr. 30, 2018>
1. In cases of a Special Self-Governing City and a Special Self-Governing Province: The local government concerned shall fully subsidize expenses;
2. In cases other than those referred to in subparagraph 1: Expenses shall be subsidized at a ratio of 50/100 by the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City or a Do, and a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to an autonomous Gu), respectively.
 Article 12 (Assistance in Stabilization of Livelihood)
(1) Subsidies for the stabilization of livelihood under Article 49 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "expenses for stabilization of livelihood") shall be granted to the owners of such livestock as were slaughtered due to rinderpest, bovine pleuropneumonia, foot-and-mouth disease, swine fever, African swine fever or highly pathogenic avian influenza pursuant to the main sentence of and the proviso to Article 20 (1) of the Act: Provided, That any of the following owners of livestock may not be eligible for such subsidies: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18899, Jun. 30, 2005; Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 21713, Sep. 3, 2009; Presidential Decree No. 26745, Dec. 22, 2015>
1. The owner of livestock who does not fall under a farmer referred to in subparagraph 2 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Agriculture, Rural Community and Food Industry;
2. The owner of livestock who has found livestock falling under Article 11 (1) 2 of the Act but has failed to report without delay pursuant to the main sentence of Article 11 (1) of the Act other than any subparagraph;
3. The owner of livestock who fails to report without delay pursuant to Article 11 (2) of the Act when a disease is identified as a contagious animal disease as a result of test;
4. The owner of such livestock slaughtered who failed to conduct such disinfection under Article 17 (2) of the Act or failed to observe orders issued under Article 19 (1) of the Act.
(2) The maximum amount of subsidies for the stabilization of livelihood shall be the amount of the average national household expenses for six months indicated in the farmhouse economy research statistics compiled and published by the official statistics agency referred to in subparagraph 3 of Article 3 of the Statistics Act; and the amount of subsidies by species or by heads of the slaughtered livestock and other necessary matters concerning the grant of subsidies for the stabilization of livelihood shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18899, Jun. 30, 2005; Presidential Decree No. 20331, Oct. 23, 2007; Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The State shall subsidize not less than 7/10 of the relevant expenses for the stabilization of livelihood and a local government shall subsidize the remainder thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 21713, Sep. 3, 2009>
 Article 12-2 (Psychological and Mental Treatment)
(1) "Other persons prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as volunteers" under Article 49-2 (1) 4 of the Act shall be volunteers, or persons who have destroyed, incinerated and buried their livestock and who are not under subparagraphs 1 through 3 of Article 49-2 (1).
(2) A person who intends to receive medical treatment for psychological stability and mental health recovery under Article 49-2 (2) of the Act shall file an application therefor with the head of the competent Si/Gun/autonomous Gu within six months from the date of participating in slaughtering, incinerating, or burying livestock. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24057, Aug. 22, 2012>
(3) The head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu who has received the application for medical treatment under paragraph (2) shall request medical treatment to a medical institution in writing or by electronic document, and notify the applicant of the medical institution in charge. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24057, Aug. 22, 2012>
(4) The medical institution having received the application for medical treatment under paragraph (3) shall assign a professional for an applicant to receive a counselling treatment, and notify the applicant of relevant medical institution in charge where the consulted professional judges to require an additional treatment.
(5) The treatment of which costs are subsidized under 49-2 (4) of the Act shall be limited to counselling treatment by a professional, drug treatment acknowledged to be necessary by a consulted professional, and other additional treatment; and the cost-bearing of the State and a local government shall be made as follows:
1. Costs required for a counselling treatment by a professional: The State shall subsidize 50/100, and the remainder shall be subsidized by a local government;
2. Costs required for an additional treatment: Local governments shall subsidize 50/100, and the remainder shall be subsidized by a recipient of the treatment.
(6) The time period for applying for the counselling treatment and additional treatment mentioned in paragraph (5) shall be six months from the date of receiving counselling treatment for the first time under paragraph (4).
[This Article Newly Inserted by President Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011]
 Article 13 (Assistance in Expenses)
(1) With respect to expenses required for taking measures for slaughter, etc., under Article 50 (1) of the Act, the share of assistance therein each of the State and local governments is required to bear shall be subject to ratios set forth in the following subparagraphs: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; President Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011>
1. Expenses required for an epidemiological investigation under Article 13 of the Act, expenses for testing for disease, injection or vaccination, mark of vaccination, medicated bath, or medication under Article 15 (1) and (3) of the Act, expenses for restrictions on movement under Articles 17 (1) through (3) and 19 (1) of the Act, and expenses for disinfection under Article 25 of the Act: the State shall assist in an amount of not less than 50/100 the expense concerned and local governments shall provide the remainder;
2. Expenses required for disposal by slaughter or for the incineration, burial, disinfection of animal carcasses or pollutants under Articles 20, 22 (2) and (3), and 23 (1) and (3) of the Act: local governments shall assist in the whole of such expenses.
(2) If local governments are to assist in expenses under paragraph (1), they shall ascertain whether the prescribed measures were taken before paying such expenses. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008>
(3) Costs which the State subsidizes a local government additionally shall be not less than 50/100 of the expenses required for the operation of the control of the post, disinfection, etc., to prevent the spread of the foot-and-mouth disease and the highly pathogenic avian influenza, and the rest of them shall be subsidized by the relevant local government. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011>
 Article 14 (Fees)
(1) The fees that the livestock industry-related organizations may, in accordance with Article 50 (3) of the Act, collect from the owners, etc., of livestock in cases of taking the joint preventive measures against contagious animal diseases shall be based on the amount of money calculated by classifications under the following subparagraphs: <Amended by President Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011>
1. Expenses required for the purchase of such materials as syringes and medicines available for testing for disease, vaccination or injections, medicated bath, medication, etc.;
2. Personnel expenses required for testing for disease, vaccination or injections, medicated bath, medication, etc.
(2) If the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs deems it necessary for the efficient implementation of joint preventive measures against contagious animal diseases, he/she may determine the maximum amount of fees specified in paragraph (1) or may take other measures for adjusting such fees. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 14-2 (Reduction of Compensation, etc.)
Cases where the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs may, as prescribed by Article 52 (4) of the Act, reduce an amount to be paid by the State from among compensation under Article 48 (1) and subsidies under Article 50 (1) and (2) and the reduction ratio are as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28310, Sep. 19, 2017>
1. One day delayed from the date the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Commissioner of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency issued an order for slaughter: 10/100 of an amount to be paid by the State;
2. Two days delayed from the date the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Commissioner of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency issued an order for slaughter: 20/100 of an amount to be paid by the State;
3. Three days delayed from the date the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Commissioner of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency issued an order for slaughter: 30/100 of an amount to be paid by the State;
4. Four days delayed from the date the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Commissioner of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency issued an order for slaughter: 50/100 of an amount to be paid by the State;
5. Five days delayed from the date the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Commissioner of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency issued an order for slaughter: All of an amount to be paid by the State.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26740, Dec. 22, 2015]
 Article 14-3 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 28839, Apr. 30, 2018>
 Article 15 (Delegation and Entrustment of Authority)
(1) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs shall delegate his/her authority over the following matters to the Commissioner of the Animal and? Plant Quarantine Agency in accordance with Article 55 (1) of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 23537, Jan. 25, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24057, Aug. 22, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25161, Feb. 11, 2014>
1. Disclosure of information on the time of outbreak of a contagious animal disease, the kind of contagious animal disease, etc., on a farm under Article 3-2 (1) and (3);
1-2. Establishment and operation of the national integrated information system for animal disease control under Article 3-3 of the Act;
2. Installation and operation of facilities for quarantine and animal disease control in trading ports, airports, entrance zones, etc., under Article 5 (2) of the Act;
2-2. Request for materials or information necessary for the prevention and quarantine of contagious animal diseases under Article 5 (9) of the Act;
3. Formulation and implementation of a plan for the development of veterinary science and technology under Article 10 (1) of the Act;
4. Tests or analysis in relation to veterinary science and technology under Article 10 (3) of the Act;
4-2. Inspections of disinfection equipment under Article 17 (7) of the Act;
4-3. Establishment and operation of a system for managing vehicle access information under Article 17-4 (2) of the Act;
4-4. Receipt and handling of requests for access to vehicle access information under Article 17-4 (3) of the Act;
4-5. Access and investigation for ascertaining whether facility-accessing vehicles are registered and whether the wireless recognition device of vehicles are installed and working under Article 17-5 (1) of the Act;
5. Granting permission for the import of objects for testing and research or the manufacture of preventive medicine under Article 32 (2) 1 of the Act.
(2) Pursuant to Article 55 (1) of the Act, each Mayor/Do Governor shall delegate to the head of each Si/Gun/Gu his/her authority to appoint honorary animal disease control wardens under Article 29 of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008>
(3) Pursuant to Article 55 (2) of the Act, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Mayor/Do Governor shall entrust the Livestock Health Control Association established under Article 9 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Health Control Association") with affairs related to the collection of samples of foot-and-mouth disease, swine fever, Aujesky's disease, Newcastle, and other diseases specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, among inspection-related affairs under Article 7 (3) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) Pursuant to Article 55 (3) of the Act, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs shall entrust the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation and the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation Agribusiness Holding Company established under the Agricultural Cooperatives Act, the Health Control Association, or a non-profit corporation engaging in a livestock-related business, as determined and publicly notified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, with affairs related to the grading and management of the level of animal disease management under Article 18 (1) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18899, Jun. 30, 2005; Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 28152, Jun. 27, 2017>
 Article 15-2 (Handling of Personally Identifiable Information)
If it is deemed inevitable for carrying out any of the following administrative affairs, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the head of a local government (including persons with authority delegated or entrusted, if his/her authority has been delegated or entrusted), the Commissioner of Animal and? Plant Quarantine Agency, or the head of a City/Do animal disease control agency may handle materials containing a resident registration number, a passport number, a driver’s license number, or a foreign registration number under Article 19 of the Enforcement Decree of the Personal Information Protection Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24057, Aug. 22, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25161, Feb. 11, 2014>
1. Affairs related to the establishment and operation of the national integrated information system for animal disease control under Article 3-3 of the Act;
2. Affairs related to the disease control and quarantine of livestock under Article 5 of the Act;
3. Affairs related to the registration of vehicles under Article 17-3 of the Act and the management of information about access of vehicles;
4. Affairs related to import quarantine under Article 36 of the Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by President Decree No. 23488, Jan. 6, 2012]
 Article 15-3 (Re-Examination of Regulation)
The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs shall examine the appropriateness of the criteria for imposing administrative fines under Article 16 and attached Table 3 every three years from January 1, 2017 (referring to a period that ends on the day before January 1 of every third year) and take measures, such as making improvements. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 26740, Dec. 22, 2015; Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25919, Dec. 30, 2014]
 Article 16 (Criteria for Imposing Administrative Fines)
The criteria for imposing administrative fines under Article 60 of the Act shall be as attached Table 3. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 26740, Dec. 22, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 20891, Jul. 1, 2008]
 Article 17 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008>
ADDENDA
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Applicability to Payment of Compensation) The amended provisions of Article 11 (1) and attached Table 1 shall begin to apply from the first case of the payment of compensation, the reason for which may occur after the enforcement of this Decree.
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Fine) The application of an administrative fine to the act of offense committed before the enforcement of this Decree shall be governed by the previous provisions.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 18212, Jan. 9, 2004>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 18312, Mar. 17, 2004>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 18899, Jun. 30, 2005>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Payment of Compensation) Not- withstanding the amended provisions of attached Table 1, the previous provisions shall govern any case for which the payment of compensation has not been completed at the time this Decree enters into force.
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Fine) The application of an administrative fine to the offenses committed before the enforcement of this Decree shall be governed by the previous provisions.
(4) (Applicability to Standards for Imposing Administrative Fine by Offense Frequency) The standards for imposing an administrative fine by offense frequency under the amended provisions of attached Table 2 shall apply starting with the offenses committed after the enforcement of this Decree.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19700, Oct. 12, 2005>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on November 1, 2006.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Compensation) Notwithstanding the amended provisions of attached Table 1, the previous provisions shall govern the compensation with respect to a case where brucellosis breaks out again within six months from the date on which brucellosis first broke out at a livestock raising facility at which brucellosis broke out since May 1, 2006 but before the enforcement date of this Decree, or to a person who has applied for an inspection of brucellosis on or before the enforcement date of this Decree.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20079, Jun. 4, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20331, Oct. 23, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on October 28, 2007. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 20506, Dec. 31, 2007>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20577, Jan. 31, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on February 4, 2008: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 12 (1) 1 shall enter into force on June 22, 2008.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Fine)
The previous provisions shall apply to an administrative fine on acts before this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20891, Jul. 1, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Compensation)
The amended provisions of attached Table 1 on the criteria on payment of compensation for brucellosis shall begin to apply from the first cattle slaughtered after this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21078, Oct. 8, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21713, Sep. 3, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 12 (1) 1 shall enter into force on November 28, 2009.
Article 2 (Applicability)
The amended provisions of Article 12 (1) and (3) shall begin to apply from livestock to which the first order to destroy is issued after this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22290, Jul. 21, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 26, 2009.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22497, Nov. 19, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on November 26, 2010. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22561, Dec. 29, 2010>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on the date of December 30, 2010.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Payment of Compensation) In cases
where the owner has been ordered to destroy his/her livestock or a veterinary inspector has been directed to destroy the relevant livestock under Article 20 (1) or (2) of the Act on or before the enforcement date of this Decree, notwithstanding the amended provisions of attached Table 1, the previous provisions shall apply.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on June 15, 2011.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23038, Jul. 22, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of July 25, 2011.
Article 2 (Applicability concerning Compensation and Assistance in Expenses)
The compensation and the assistance in expenses under Article 11 (4), 12-2 (2) through (6), 13 and the amended provisions of attached Table 1 shall begin to apply from the compensation and the assistance in expenses in which a reason for payment has arisen for the first time after this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23488, Jan. 6, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23537, Jan. 25, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of January 26, 2012.
Article 2 (Applicability concerning Compensation)
The compensation under the amended provisions of attached Table 1 shall begin to apply from the first compensation which has grounds for being paid after this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 24057, Aug. 22, 2012>
This Decree shall enter into force on August 23, 2012: Provided, That the amended provisions of item (n) of subparagraph 2 in attached Table 2 shall enter into force on January 1, 2013.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 25161, Feb. 11, 2014>
This Decree shall enter into force on February 14, 2014.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25840, Dec. 9, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2015.
Articles 2 through 16 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 25919, Dec. 30, 2014>
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2015.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 26184, Apr. 7, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Payment of Compensation)
The amended provisions of Article 11 (5) shall begin to apply from the first compensation regarding which a ground for payment arises after this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 26740, Dec. 22, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on December 23, 2015: Provided, That the amended provisions of subparagraph 2 (k) (i), (ii) and (iiv), (l) (ii) and (iiiv), and (m) (ii) and (iiiv) of attached Table 3 shall enter into force on February 23, 2016.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Reduction of Compensation)
The incidence of contagious animal diseases before this Decree enters into force shall not be included in the calculation of the incidence thereof pursuant to the amended provisions of subparapraph 2 (l) of attached Table 2.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Criteria for Imposition of Administrative Fines)
When the criteria for imposing administrative fines are applied to violations under Article 17 (1) 1 of the former Act on the Prevention of Contagious Animal Diseases (referring to the Act prior to the amendment by Act No. 13353) before this Decree enters into force, the former subparagraph 2 (h) 1) shall apply before the amended provisions of subparagraph 2 (k) (i) of attached Table 3 enter into force pursuant to the proviso to Article 1 of the Addenda.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 26754, Dec. 22, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on December 23, 2015.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2017. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27972, Mar. 29, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on March 30, 2017.
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 28058, May 29, 2017>
This Decree shall enter into force on June 3, 2017.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28152, Jun. 27, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 28310, Sep. 19, 2017>
This Decree shall enter into force on September 22, 2017: Provided, That the amended provisions of Articles 2-2 (3) 11-2, 6, and 7 shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28839, Apr. 30, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on May 1, 2018: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 2-2 (1) 2-2 and (2) shall enter into force on the date of their promulgation, and the amended provisions of subparagraph 2 (i) 1) of attached Table 2 and subparagraph 2 (n) of attached Table 3 shall enter into force on November 1, 2018.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Payment and Reduction of Compensation)
(1) Where a reason to pay compensation arises before this Decree enters into force, notwithstanding the amended provisions of attached Table 2, the former provisions thereof shall apply thereto.
(2) Notwithstanding the amended provisions of subparagraph 2 (n) of attached Table 2, among contagious animal diseases which have occurred before this Decree enters into force, only contagious animal diseases which have occurred within the last two years from the date a contagious animal disease occurs after this Decree enters into force shall be included when calculating the number of times contagious animal diseases occur, which becomes the basis for reducing compensation.