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KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACT

Act No. 3310, Dec. 31, 1980

Amended by Act No. 3778, Dec. 31, 1984

Act No. 4268, Dec. 27, 1990

Act No. 4980, Dec. 6, 1995

Act No. 6400, Jan. 29, 2001

Act No. 6936, Jul. 25, 2003

Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008

Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009

Act No. 10866, Jul. 21, 2011

Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013

Act No. 12766, Oct. 15, 2014

Act No. 12844, Nov. 19, 2014

Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017

Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017

Act No. 15564, Apr. 17, 2018

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to establish the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology to train highly qualified scientific and engineering specialists with profound theoretical background and practical application ability in the fields of science and technology required for developing industries, in order to conduct mid- and long-term research and development implemented in accordance with the national policies and basic and applied research for developing the potential of national science and technology, and further to provide other research institutes, industrial sectors, etc. with research support.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 2 (Corporate Entity)
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (hereinafter referred to as "KAIST") shall be a corporate entity.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 3 (Incorporation)
(1) KAIST shall be duly formed when registration of its incorporation is completed at the registry office having jurisdiction over its principal place of business.
(2) Matters necessary for registration of incorporation and other registrations of KAIST shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 3-2 (Auxiliary Organs)
KAIST may establish auxiliary organs, as prescribed by its articles of incorporation.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 15564, Apr. 17, 2018]
 Article 4 (Establishment of Branch Institutes)
KAIST may establish branch institutes, as prescribed by the articles of incorporation.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 5 (Articles of Incorporation)
(1) The following shall be entered in the articles of incorporation of KAIST: <Amended by Act No. 15564, Apr. 17, 2018>
1. Objectives;
2. Name;
3. Location of the main office;
3-2. Matters concerning auxiliary organs;
4. Matters concerning business affairs and execution thereof;
5. Matters concerning assets and accounting;
6. Matters concerning executive officers and employees;
7. Matters concerning the board of directors;
8. Matters concerning alteration of articles of incorporation;
9. Matters concerning methods of giving public notice.
(2) KAIST shall obtain authorization from the Minister of Science and Information and ICT to alter its articles of incorporation. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) The Minister of Science and ICT shall obtain prior consent from the Minister of Education to authorize any alteration of the articles of incorporation under paragraph (2). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 6 (Executive Officers)
(1) KAIST shall have up to 20 directors, including one chairperson and one president, and one auditor, whose terms of office shall be prescribed by the articles of incorporation. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009>
(2) Directors and auditor shall be appointed by the board of directors, as prescribed by the articles of incorporation, subject to approval from the Minister of Science and ICT. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009; Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) The Minister of Science and ICT shall obtain prior consent from the Minister of Education to approve the appointment of directors and auditor under paragraph (2). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) The chairperson shall be elected from among directors, as prescribed by the articles of incorporation. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009>
(5) The chairperson shall not concurrently take the post of the president of KAIST. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009>
(6) Executive officers, other than the chairperson and the auditor, shall be non-standing. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009>
(7) The auditor shall inspect the affairs and accounting of KAIST. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009>
 Article 7 (President)
(1) KAIST shall have a president. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009>
(2) The president shall represent KAIST and exercise overall control over its affairs. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009>
(3) The president shall be appointed by the board of directors, as prescribed by the articles of incorporation, subject to approval from the Minister of Science and ICT. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009; Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) The Minister of Science and ICT shall obtain prior consent from the Minister of Education to approve the appointment of the president under paragraph (3). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(5) The duties of the president and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by the articles of incorporation. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009>
(6) The president may hold the concurrent post of a faculty member or researcher. <Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009>
 Article 8 (Board of Directors)
(1) KAIST shall have a board of directors to deliberate and decide on important matters of KAIST.
(2) The board of directors shall be comprised of the chairperson and directors.
(3) The chairperson shall convene and preside over meetings of the board of directors.
(4) The auditor may attend a meeting of the board of directors and state his/her opinion.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 9 (Business Year)
The business year of KAIST shall coincide with the fiscal year of the State.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 10 (Contributions)
(1) The State or public institutions under Article 4 of the Act on the Management of Public Institutions may provide KAIST with contributions to cover expenses incurred in relation to the incorporation, construction, research, and operation of KAIST.
(2) Matters necessary for the payment and use of the contributions under paragraph (1) and others shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 11 (Gratuitous Transfer of State Property)
(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of the State Property Act and the Commodity Management Act, the State may transfer, grant permission to use, or loan the State property and commodities gratuitously to KAIST, if necessary for its incorporation and operation.
(2) Matters necessary in relation to the details, conditions, and procedures of transfer, permission for use, and loan under paragraph (1) and other matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 11-2 (Profit-Making Projects)
(1) KAIST may perform a profit-making project within the extent that does not hinder its educational and research activities, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Science and Information ICT. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) Earnings from projects performed under paragraph (1) shall be used for the management of KAIST.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 12 (Submission of Business Plans)
(1) KAIST shall submit a business plan and a budget to the Minister of Science and ICT for his/her approval before the commencement of each business year, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. In such cases, a business plan and budget related to the academic affairs shall be also submitted to the Minister of Education. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) KAIST shall submit to the Minister of Science and ICT the balance sheets of revenues and expenditures for each business year which have been audited by a certified public accountant or an accounting firm designated by the same Minister. In such cases, the balance sheets of revenues and expenditures related to the academic affairs shall also be submitted to the Minister of Education. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) In the case of paragraph (2), matters necessary for research tasks constituting classified information among the matters entered in the balance sheets and matters directly related thereto may be excluded from the subject matter of the audit by a certified public accountant or an accounting firm.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 13 (Support and Coordination)
The Minister of Science and ICT shall support and foster KAIST and coordinate and supervise its affairs. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 14 (Degree Courses)
(1) Doctoral courses, professional master's courses, master's courses, and bachelor's courses shall be established in KAIST.
(2) Years required for completing a course, semesters, number of school days, departments, subjects, etc. for each course referred to in paragraph (1) shall be determined by the president, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and reported to the Minister of Science and ICT. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) Colleges shall be established in KAIST to provide education for bachelor's courses referred to in paragraph (1).
(4) Unless otherwise expressly prescribed by this Act, conferment of degrees, qualifications of faculty members, qualifications for and methods of admission to the courses for each degree of doctor, professional master, master and bachelor shall be governed by the Higher Education Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 14-2 (Establishment and Operation of Academy for Scientifically Brilliant Children)
(1) KAIST may establish an academy whose level is equal to or lower than that of a high school and which provides scientifically brilliant children with education tailed to their individual ability and aptitude (hereinafter referred to as "Science Academy") in order to educate leading scientific talents and reinforce research functions at the national level, as prescribed by the articles of incorporation.
(2) The Science Academy to be established in KAIST under paragraph (1) shall be deemed a school for brilliant children established under the Gifted Education Promotion Act.
(3) Except as otherwise expressly prescribed by this Act, the Gifted Education Promotion Act shall apply to the academic affairs, faculty, and operation of the Science Academy, while the Elementary and Secondary Education Act shall not apply thereto.
(4) The president shall direct and supervise the Science Academy.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 14-3 (Recognition of Achievements)
Any person who has graduated from a school of the Science Academy whose level is equal to or lower than that of a high school shall be deemed to have received the same level of education as those who have graduated from a school under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 15 (Faculty and Researchers)
(1) KAIST shall have professors, associate professors, and assistant professors as its faculty, and may have visiting professors where necessary. <Amended by Act No. 10866, Jul. 21, 2011>
(2) KAIST shall have researchers necessary for conducting research on science and technology.
(3) Qualifications of faculty members referred to in paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 15-2 (Faculty of Science Academy)
(1) The Science Academy shall have a principal, a deputy principal and teachers as its faculty members, and may have instructors where necessary.
(2) The remunerations for, allowances, staffing standards, contract terms and conditions, working conditions, education and training of the faculty members of the Science Academy and other matters shall be prescribed by the school regulations. <Amended by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017>
(3) The Science Academy may have administrative staff necessary for its operation, in addition to faculty members.
(4) The president may reappoint a faculty member of the Science Academy via the deliberation of the Faculty Members’s Personnel Committee of the Science Academy referred to in the latter part of Article 16-2 (1). Article 16 (3) through (7) shall apply mutatis mutandis to the procedures for reappointment. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 15-3 (Dispatch of Faculty Members to Science Academy)
Any faculty member of a school as defined in Article 2 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, a school as defined in Article 2 of the Higher Education Act, or a higher educational institution established under other statutes may be dispatched to the Science Academy, for an indefinite term, by a person who has the authority to appoint him/her, where necessary for the research and development of abilities related to the education of brilliant children.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 16 (Appointment or Dismissal of Faculty Members)
(1) The faculty members of KAIST (including the Science Academy) shall be appointed and dismissed by the president, as prescribed by its articles of incorporation. <Amended by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017>
(2) The faculty members of KAIST may be appointed by fixing contract terms such as term of office, salary, working conditions, agreement on achievements and work performance, as prescribed by its articles of incorporation. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017>
(3) Where the appointment period of a faculty member expires, the president shall, no later than six months before the expiration date of such appointment period, notify (referring to notifying in writing; hereafter in this Article the same shall apply) such faculty member of the fact that his/her appointment period is due to expire and he/she may apply for deliberation for reappointment. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017>
(4) Where a faculty member in receipt of a notification pursuant to paragraph (3) intends to be reappointed, he/she shall file an application for deliberation on reappointment with the president within 15 days from the date on which he/she receives such notification. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017>
(5) The president in receipt of an application for deliberation on reappointment as prescribed in paragraph (4) shall determine whether to reappoint the relevant faculty member via the deliberation on reappointment by the Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee of KAIST under the former part of Article 16-2 (1), and notify such faculty member in writing of the fact, no later than two months before the expiration date of appointment period. In such cases, when the president determines not to reappoint such faculty member, such notification shall be made clearly, stating specifically the intention not to reappoint him/her and the reasons for refusal of reappointment. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017>
(6) When the Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee of KAIST under the former part of Article 16-2 (1) deliberates on the reappointment of a faculty member pursuant to paragraph (5), such deliberation shall be conducted based on the objective grounds as provided for in the school regulations, such as the evaluation of the following matters. In such cases, that faculty member shall be given an opportunity for attending the Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee of KAIST to state his/her opinions or expressing his/her opinions in writing, in the course of deliberation: <Newly Inserted by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017>
1. Matters concerning education of students;
2. Matters concerning academic research;
3. Matters concerning industry-academic cooperation;
4. Matters concerning donatory service.
(7) Where a faculty member whose reappointment has been refused intends to file an objection with regard to the disposition for appointment refusal, he/she may file, within 30 days from the date on which he/she becomes aware of such disposition, an application for deliberation with the Appeal Commission for Teachers under Article 7 of the Special Act on the Improvement of Teachers' Status and the Protection of Their Educational Activities. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 16-2 (Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee)
(1) In order to deliberate on important matters concerning the personnel affairs of the faculty members of KAIST, including the appointment of the faculty members, the Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee of KAIST (hereinafter referred to as the “Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee of KAIST”) shall be established. The Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee of the Science Academy (hereinafter referred to as the “Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee of the Science Academy”) shall be established in the Science Academy.
(2) Necessary matters concerning the organization, functions, and operation of the Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee of KAIST shall be prescribed by its articles of incorporation, and such matters of the Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee of the Science Academy shall be prescribed by its school regulations.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017]
 Article 16-3 (Faculty Members Guaranteed Employment until Retirement Age)
(1) The president may, via the deliberation of the Faculty Members’ Personnel Committee of KAIST, appoint as a faculty member whose employment until the retirement age is guaranteed (hereinafter referred to as “faculty member guaranteed employment until the retirement age”) a faculty member who receives excellent evaluation with respect to education, academic research, industry-academic cooperation and donatory service or a faculty member who is recognized as an authority in any specific specialized field.
(2) Persons whose appointment as a faculty member guaranteed employment until the retirement age may be referred for examination, the period subject to evaluation, the number of deliberations, the evaluation items and evaluation methods shall be prescribed by school regulations.
(3) Article 16 (3) through (7) shall apply mutatis mutandis to the procedures for deliberating on appointment of faculty members guaranteed employment until the retirement age.
(4) Where, within the period set by school regulations, a faculty member of KAIST is refused appointment as a faculty member guaranteed employment until the retirement age or fails to apply for an examination on appointment as such, his/her reappointment shall be deemed to be refused.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017]
 Article 17 (Conferment of Degrees)
The president shall confer a doctorial, professional master’s, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees, as prescribed by the school regulations.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 17-2 Deleted. <by Act No. 6936, Jul. 25, 2003>
 Article 18 (Students)
Maximum number of students and qualifications for and methods of admission to the courses for each degree of doctor, professional master, master and bachelor of KAIST shall be determined by the president, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and shall be reported to the Minister of Education and the Minister of Science and ICT. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12844, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 19 (Submission of Research Plans and Research Reports)
(1) KAIST shall submit research plans and research reports to the Minister of Science and ICT, as prescribed by Presidential Decree: Provided, That the same shall not apply to the research conducted under a consignment contract. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The Minister of Science and ICT shall deliberate on and evaluate the research plans and research reports submitted under paragraph (1), and require KAIST to take necessary measures, such as modification or supplementation, where necessary, or advise it to disseminate the research findings. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 20 (Joint Research on Specific Tasks)
Where deemed necessary for the joint research on any specific task, the Minister of Science and ICT shall take appropriate measures required therefor or advise the president to take necessary measures. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 21 (Joint Use of Research Facilities)
In order to improve research productivity and efficiently use research facilities, KAIST shall endeavor to use the research facilities, equipment, etc. jointly with other research institutes, universities, colleges, specialized organizations, etc. through mutual consultations. In such cases, the expenses incurred therefor shall be borne by a user institution.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 21-2 (Merger of Educational Foundations)
(1) KAIST may merge educational foundations established under the Private School Act where deemed necessary to achieve the purpose of this Act.
(2) Where KAIST effects a merger under paragraph (1), Articles 36 through 41 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the matters not prescribed in this Act. In such cases, KAIST shall be deemed an educational foundation as provided for in the Private School Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 21-3 (Donation)
(1) A person who donates land, a research facility or a research equipment to KAIST may commonly use it with KAIST during a given period.
(2) Matters necessary for the donation procedures and common use of land, a research facility or a research equipment shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017]
 Article 22 (Prohibition against Use of Same Name)
No entity, other than KAIST under this Act, shall use a name that includes the words “the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology”.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 23 (Confidentiality Duties)
No current or former executive officer or employee of KAIST shall divulge or illegally use any confidential information he/she has become aware of in the course of performing his/her duties.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 24 (Application Mutatis Mutandis of the Civil Act)
Unless otherwise expressly prescribed by this Act, the provisions of the Civil Act concerning an incorporated foundation shall apply mutatis mutandis to KAIST.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 25 (Penalty Provisions)
Any person who divulges or illegally uses confidential information, in violation of Article 23, shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for not more than three years, or by a fine not exceeding thirty million won. <Amended by Act No. 12766, Oct. 15, 2014>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 26 (Legal Fiction as Public Officials in Application of Penalty Provisions)
Executive officers and employees of KAIST shall be deemed public officials in applying Articles 129 through 132 of the Criminal Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
 Article 27 (Administrative Fines)
(1) Any person who uses a name that includes the words “Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology” in violation of Article 22 shall be subject to an administrative fine not exceeding one million won.
(2) Administrative fines under paragraph (1) shall be imposed and collected by the Minister of Science and ICT, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009]
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Repealed Statutes)
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science Act and the Act on Fostering of Korea Institute of Science and Technology is hereby repealed on the date when registration for incorporation of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is completed under this Act.
Article 3 (Relationship with Other Statutes)
Simultaneously with the incorporation of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology under this Act, the provisions of the Act on Regulation of Tax Reduction and Exemption, the Act on the Regulation of Special Cases concerning Compulsory Military Service, and the statutes and regulations concerning the international trade on the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology, shall be deemed the provisions on the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures)
Graduates or enrolled students of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed the graduates or enrolled students of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology under this Act.
Article 5 (Succession to Rights and Obligations)
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology shall succeed to the rights and obligations of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology by a universal title.
Article 6 (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions)
The application of penalty provisions against any act done before this Act enters into force shall be governed by the previous provisions.
Article 7 (Standing of Employees)
When the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is incorporated, the employees of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology existing as at the time of such incorporation shall be deemed the employees of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.
Article 8 (Preparation for Incorporation)
(1) The Minister of Science and Technology shall commission up to five incorporators within 30 days from the date when this Act enters into force and require them to execute the affairs related to the incorporation of KAIST.
(2) The incorporators shall prepare the articles of incorporation and obtain authorization therefor from the Minister of Science and Technology. In such cases, the Minister of Science and Technology shall obtain the consent from the Minister of Education to grant authorization.
(3) Each director, auditor, and the president of KAIST existing as at the time of the incorporation of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology shall be appointed by the Minister of Science and Technology, notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 6 and 7.
(4) When authorization is obtained under Article 2, incorporators shall, without delay, complete the registration for incorporation of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology under their joint names.
(5) When registration for incorporation under paragraph (4) is completed, the incorporators shall, without delay, hand over the affairs to the president, and the incorporators shall be deemed to have been dismissed upon completion of handing over the affairs.
ADDENDA <Act No. 3778, Dec. 31, 1984>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date prescribed by Presidential Decree, within one year after this Act is promulgated.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4268, Dec. 27, 1990>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4980, Dec. 6, 1995>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1996. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 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. 6936, Jul. 25, 2003>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Change of Title of President) The president under the previous provisions as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed the president under this Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9413, Feb. 6, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Special Cases concerning Establishment of Academy for Scientifically Brilliant Children)
(1) The Korea Science Academy located in Busan Metropolitan City as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed changed to a school for scientifically brilliant children which is equal to the level of a high school referred to in the amended provisions of Article 14-2 (1).
(2) Busan Metropolitan City may transfer, grant permission to use, or loan gratuitously to KAIST, public property and commodities required by the Korea Science Academy for its change to a school for scientifically brilliant children which is equal, in level, to a high school, notwithstanding the provisions of the Public Property and Commodity Management Act.
Article 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10866, Jul. 21, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 11685, Mar. 23, 2013>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 12766, Oct. 15, 2014>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12844, Nov. 19, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amendments to statutes to be amended pursuant to Article 6 of the Addenda, which were promulgated before this Act enters into force but the enforcement dates of which have yet to arrive, shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the relevant statute.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14839, Jul. 26, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That, the amendments to statutes to be amended pursuant to Article 5 of the Addenda, which were promulgated before this Act enters into force but the enforcement dates of which have yet to arrive, shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the relevant statute.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 15246, Dec. 19, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures)
A contract for appointment concluded before this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have been concluded in accordance with this Act. The same shall apply to reappointment, deliberation on appointment of faculty members guaranteed employment until the retirement age, and dispositions concerning such faculty members.
ADDENDA <Act No. 15564, Apr. 17, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Establishment of Auxiliary Organs by KAIST)
Any auxiliary organ established under the previous provisions as at the time this Act enters into force shall be governed by the previous provisions, notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 3-2.