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ENFORCEMENT DECREE OF THE PESTICIDE CONTROL ACT

Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 15156, Oct. 7, 1996

Amended by Presidential Decree No. 15598, Dec. 31, 1997

Presidential Decree No. 16349, May 24, 1999

Presidential Decree No. 16445, jun. 30, 1999

Presidential Decree No. 17333, Aug. 10, 2001

Presidential Decree No. 18015, jun. 25, 2003

Presidential Decree No. 18312, Mar. 17, 2004

Presidential Decree No. 19513, jun. 12, 2006

Presidential Decree No. 20402, Nov. 30, 2007

Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 21078, Oct. 8, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 22075, Mar. 15, 2010

Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010

Presidential Decree No. 22734, Mar. 29, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 22962, jun. 7, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 22977, jun. 24, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 25179, Feb. 13, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25840, Dec. 9, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 26607, Oct. 29, 2015

Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27960, Mar. 27, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28272, Sep. 5, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 29262, Oct. 30, 2018

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Decree is to provide for matters delegated by the Pesticide Control Act and those necessary for the enforcement thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008>
 Article 2 (National Plant Quarantine Service)
For the purpose of Article 3-2 (1) of the Pesticide Control Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Act"), the term "National Plant Quarantine Service prescribed by Presidential Decree" means the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999; Presidential Decree No. 20402, Nov. 30, 2007; Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 3 (Scope of Pest Control Business for Imported and Exported Plants)
The scope of pest control business for imported and exported plants under Article 3-2 (2) of the Act shall be the pest control business executed in the process of the quarantine for exported and imported plants.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999]
 Article 4 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
 Article 5 (Standards and Methods of Testing, etc.)
Standards and methods of the test, etc. of pesticides referred to in Article 8 (2) of the Act, technical concentrates referred to in Article 16 (2) of the Act, and pest control equipment referred to in Article 17-2 (2) of the Act shall be prescribed and publicly announced by the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010>
 Article 6 (Items, etc. Subject to Exemption from Submission of Test Report, etc.)
(1) Any of the following items or products may be subject to the exemption from submitting all or some of the test report or documents stating the outcomes of physiochemical analysis, etc. pursuant to the proviso to Article 8 (2) of the Act or the proviso to Article 17-2 (2) of the Act: Provided, That the item or product which the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration deems it necessary to re-evaluate for a specified period due to any reason falling under any subparagraph of Article 14 (2) of the Act or any other reason corresponding thereto shall be excluded herefrom: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 16349, May 24, 1999; Presidential Decree No. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999; Presidential Decree No. 18015, Jun. 25, 2003; Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
1. Deleted; <by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
2. Items or products for which ten years have passed since they were first registered;
3. Items or products with the consent of using the test report or documents stating the outcomes of physiochemical analysis, etc. of a previous registrant (where at least two persons have registered the same item or product, referring to the test report or documents stating the outcomes of physiochemical analysis, etc. of any one of them);
4. Items or products which are recognized internationally as residue test-free products;
5. Items or products which are used for non-edible crops (excluding crops for feed and tobacco);
6. Pest control equipment meeting the safety standards determined and publicly announced by the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration.
(2) With regard to the item or product which the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration is re-evaluating or deems it necessary to re-evaluate pursuant to the proviso to paragraph (1), he/she shall give notice to the manufacturer, etc. of the relevant item or product, stating the grounds therefor in advance. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999; Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010>
 Article 7 (Administrative Agency in Charge of Affairs of Agricultural Sciences and Technologies)
The National Institute of Agricultural Sciences affiliated with the Rural Development Administration shall be in charge of the affairs of agricultural sciences and technologies under Article 9 (1) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 21078, Oct. 8, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008>
 Article 8 (Ex Officio Phytotoxicity Tests, etc. in Connection with Modification of Item Registration)
(1) The Administrator of the Rural Development Administration may, ex officio, conduct a phytotoxicity test or examine the scope, etc. of target diseases and insect pests, if verification is required to modify any registered matter of the relevant item or revoke registration of the relevant item pursuant to Article 14 (2) of the Act, and if verification is required to modify any registered matter for the control of diseases and insect pests or for the promotion or repression of physiological functions of crops pursuant to Article 14 (6) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 29262, Oct. 30, 2018>
(2) Where necessary for controlling diseases and insect pests of trees, exported or imported plants, or crops cultivated in small areas, the Minister of the Korea Forest Service, the Commissioner of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, or the heads of agencies affiliated with the Rural Development Administration may request the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration to examine the scope, etc. of target diseases and insect pests prescribed in paragraph (1). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 18015, Jun. 25, 2003; Presidential Decree No. 20402, Nov. 30, 2007; Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 8-2 (Deliberation on Revocation, etc. of Item Registration)
Where the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration intends to modify any registered matter or revoke registration of the relevant item pursuant to Article 14 (2) of the Act or to impose a disposition to restrict manufacturing, exportation and importation, or supply thereof, he/she shall undergo deliberation by the Pesticide Safety Review Committee referred to in Article 11.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 18015, Jun. 25, 2003]
 Article 9 (Technical Concentrates Subject to Exemption from Submission of Documents Stating Outcomes of Physiochemical Analysis, etc.)
(1) Any of the following technical concentrates may be wholly or partially exempted from submitting the record of outcomes of the physiochemical analysis and toxicity test pursuant to the proviso to Article 16 (2) of the Act: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to the technical concentrate which the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration deems it necessary to re-evaluate for a specified period due to any reason falling under Article 14 (2) of the Act or any other reason corresponding thereto: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999; Presidential Decree No. 18015, Jun. 25, 2003; Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
1. Technical concentrates for which ten years have passed since they were registered for the first time;
1-2. Technical concentrates used as the active ingredients for items or products for which ten years have passed since they were first registered;
2. Technical concentrates with the consent of using documents of a previous registrant (where at least two persons have registered the same technical concentrate, referring to the documents of any one of them);
3. Technical concentrates of biopesticides meeting the safety standards determined and publicly announced by the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration.
(2) The provisions of Article 6 (2) shall apply mutatis mutandis to the re-evaluation pursuant to the proviso to paragraph (1). <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
 Article 10 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
 Article 11 (Establishment of Pesticide Safety Review Committee)
(1) A Pesticide Safety Deliberation Committee (hereinafter referred to as the "Committee") shall be established under the Rural Development Administration to review matters necessary for the safety control of pesticides or pest control equipment (hereinafter referred to as "pesticides, etc."). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
(2) A sub-committee for each field may be established under the Committee to efficiently carry out the affairs of the Committee. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
 Article 12 (Duties of the Committee)
The Committee shall deliberate on the following: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010>
1. Investigation, research, and assessment of the safety of pesticides, etc.;
2. Safe use of, and restrictions on the handling of, pesticides;
3. Standards and methods of the safety test of pesticides, etc.;
4. Other matters submitted to a meeting by the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration in order to ensure the safety control of pesticides, etc.
 Article 13 (Organization of the Committee)
(1) The Committee shall be comprised of not more than 20 members, including one Chairperson and one Vice-Chairperson. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010>
(2) The Vice-Administrator of the Rural Development Administration shall serve as a Chairperson, the director general of the research policy bureau of the Rural Development Administration shall serve as a Vice-Chairperson, and Committee members shall be as follows. In such cases, the Committee members stipulated in subparagraphs 2 and 3 shall be appointed by the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999; Presidential Decree No. 18015, Jun. 25, 2003; Presidential Decree No. 19513, Jun. 12, 2006; Presidential Decree No. 20677, Feb. 29, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22075, Mar. 15, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. One person each in the position designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Environment, the Minister of Food and Drug Safety, and the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration, from among Grade-3 public officials or public officials in general service who shall be a member of the Senior Civil Service Corps under the control of the aforesaid respective Ministries and Administration;
2. Not more than ten persons, from among those who have abundant skills, knowledge, and experience in pesticides, etc. and environmental protection;
3. Not more than four persons, from among manufacturers and users of pesticides, etc., and executive officers of consumers' organizations.
(3) The term of office for the Committee members stipulated in paragraph (2) 2 and 3 shall be three years.
 Article 14 (Duties, etc. of Chairperson)
(1) The Chairperson of the Committee shall represent the Committee and shall be responsible for all of the Committee affairs.
(2) The Vice-Chairperson of the Committee shall assist the Chairperson and act on his/her behalf when the Chairperson is unable to perform his/her duties due to extenuating circumstances.
 Article 15 (Meetings)
(1) The Chairperson of the Committee shall convene and preside over meetings of the Committee.
(2) Meetings of the Committee shall be held with the attendance of a majority of the registered Committee members, and make resolutions by the majority vote of those present.
 Article 16 (Executive Secretary)
To handle the administrative affairs of the Committee, the Committee shall assign one executive secretary who shall be appointed by the Chairperson from among the public officials under the control of the Rural Development Administration.
 Article 17 (Allowances)
Allowances may be reimbursed to the Committee members who attend a meeting within budgetary limits: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where Committee members who are public officials attend a meeting in direct connection with their duties.
 Article 18 (Operational Regulations)
Except as otherwise provided in this Decree, matters necessary for the operation of the Committee and for the establishment and operation of the sub-committees shall be determined by the chairperson of the Committee following the resolution passed by the Committee. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
 Article 19 (Guidelines for Safe Use of Pesticides, etc.)
(1) Guidelines for the safe use of pesticides, etc. provided in Article 23 (1) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
1. Pesticides, etc. shall be used exclusively for target crops;
2. Pesticides, etc. shall be used exclusively for target diseases and insect pests;
3. Pesticides, etc. shall be used in compliance with the directions for use and the dose determined for each target crop, disease, and insect pest;
4. Pesticides, etc., for which the timing and frequency of application is determined for each of target crops, shall be used according to the determined timing and frequency;
5. No pesticides, etc. whose licensed user is determined, shall be used by any person, other than a licensed user;
6. No pesticides, etc. whose area of use is restricted, shall be used within a restricted area.
(2) The Administrator of the Rural Development Administration may determine the detailed guidelines for safe use under paragraph (1), such as target crops, diseases and insect pests, the timing and frequency of application, licensed users, or restricted areas for each item or product of pesticides, etc. and give public notice thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
(3) Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (2), with respect to pesticides for which target crops, diseases and insect pests, the directions for use and dose, etc. have not been determined, the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration may determine and publicly notify separate guidelines for safe use, in consideration of their effects on the human body and the environment. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 29262, Oct. 30, 2018>
 Article 20 (Standards for Restrictions on Handling of Pesticides, etc.)
(1) Standards for restrictions on the handling of pesticides, etc. under Article 23 (1) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999; Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
1. Pesticides, etc. shall not be transported together with foodstuff, animal feed, medicines or inflammables and shall not be transported under the overloaded condition;
1-2. When a manufacturer or importer of pesticides, etc. sells pesticides, etc. that he/she has manufactured (including cases where he/she entrusts another manufacturer with the business of manufacturing his/her registered item or product) or imported, he/she shall use the safety container and packaging in order to prevent an accident resulting from misuse from occurring: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where a manufacturer sells them to another manufacturer or where an importer sells them to another importer;
2. No pesticides, etc. whose licensed supplier is determined shall be supplied to any person other than a licensed supplier;
3. and 4. Deleted; <by Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010>
5. Highly toxic pesticides shall be stored and retained in the facilities equipped with safety devices;
6. Pesticides, etc. the handling of which is restricted according to their degree of toxicity shall be handled according to such handling restrictions.
(2) The Administrator of the Rural Development Administration may determine and publicly announce the detailed standards for restrictions on the handling of pesticides, etc. under paragraph (1), such as goods subject to prohibition of mixed loading, the use of safety containers and packaging, licensed suppliers, storage, retaining, transporting, or degree of toxicity for each item or product of pesticides, etc. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999; Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
(3) Standards for restrictions on the handling of pesticides, etc. provided in paragraph (1) and detailed standards for restrictions on the handling of pesticides, etc. provided in paragraph (2) shall apply mutatis mutandis to technical concentrates: Provided, That detailed standards for restrictions on the handling of technical concentrates may be separately determined and publicly announced through consultation with the Minister of Environment. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999; Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 26607, Oct. 29, 2015>
(4) Classifications of pesticides, etc. by degree of toxicity and residue, in relation to the standards for restrictions on the handling of pesticides, etc. under paragraphs (1) and (2), and classifications of technical concentrates by degree of toxicity, in relation to the standards for restrictions on the handling of technical concentrates under paragraph (3) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26607, Oct. 29, 2015>
(5) Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 26607, Oct. 29, 2015>
 Article 21 (Education on Guidelines for Safe Use of Pesticides, etc.)
(1) The Commissioner of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency shall provide education on the guidelines for the safe use of pesticides, etc. and standards for restrictions on the handling of pesticides, etc. to pest controllers for exported and imported plants, each year pursuant to Article 23 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Administrator of the Rural Development Administration, the Special Self-Governing Province Governor, and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply) shall provide education on the guidelines for the safe use of pesticides, etc. to users of pesticides, etc., other than pest controllers for exported and imported plants, each year pursuant to Article 23 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
(3) Pursuant to Article 23 (3) of the Act, each manufacturer, importer, or dealer shall have the relevant sales manager receive education, every year. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 26607, Oct. 29, 2015>
(4) Detailed matters concerning the provision of education referred to in paragraphs (1) through (3) shall be determined and publicly announced by the Commissioner of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency and the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010]
 Article 21-2 (Scope of Pesticides Subject to Recording and Retaining Information on Purchasers)
"Pesticides prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as highly toxic pesticides" in Article 23-2 (1) of the Act means either of the following pesticides:
1. Pesticides categorized as deadly poisonous or highly toxic as referred to in subparagraph 1 of attached Table 1;
2. Other pesticides which the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration deems it necessary to manage in an extraordinary manner in consideration of the risks posed thereby to human bodies and the environment and gives public notice thereof.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010]
 Article 21-3 (Amount of Monetary Reward for Reporting, etc.)
(1) The amount of a monetary reward for reporting that is payable in accordance with Article 27-2 (1) of the Act shall be not more than two million won.
(2) Standards, methods, procedures, etc. for the payment of a monetary reward that is payable pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be determined and publicly announced by the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012]
 Article 22 (Delegation and Entrustment of Authority)
(1) Pursuant to Article 31 (2) of the Act, the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration shall entrust the affairs of preparing a draft recommendation on standard advertising terminologies that is relevant to the advertisement of pesticides, etc. prescribed in Article 22 of the Act to the head of an organization consisting of manufacturers, technical concentrate suppliers, or importers designated by the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
(2) Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 28272, Sep. 5, 2017>
(3) Pursuant to Article 31 (2) of the Act, the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration shall entrust the following affairs to the Foundation of Agricultural Technology Commercialization and Transfer established pursuant to Article 33 of the Agricultural Community Development Promotion Act: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 25179, Feb. 13, 2014>
1. Test of pesticides, etc. prescribed in Article 24 (3) of the Act;
2. Analysis of active ingredients, etc. among the tests of pesticides, etc. prescribed in Article 24 (4) of the Act;
3. Collection of test fees prescribed in Article 28 (2) of the Act.
 Article 22-2 (Management of Sensitive Information and Personally Identifiable Information)
The Administrator of the Rural Development Administration, the Special Self-Governing Province Governor, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (including persons to whom the relevant authority is delegated or entrusted, in cases where such authority is delegated or entrusted) may manage the data which contain information falling under criminal history records under subparagraph 2 of Article 18 of the Enforcement Decree of the Personal Information Protection Act, or resident registration numbers or alien registration numbers under Article 19 of the same Decree, if it is essential to perform the affairs related to registration of business under Article 3 of the Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27960, Mar. 27, 2017]
 Article 22-3 (Re-Examination of Regulation)
The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs shall examine the appropriateness of the following matters every three years counting from each base date specified in the following subparagraphs (referring to the period that ends on the day before the base date of every third year) and shall take measures, such as making improvements: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016>
1. Cycle of education on criteria for the safe use of pesticides, etc. under Article 21: January 1, 2017;
2. Criteria for the imposition of administrative fines under Article 23 and attached Table 3: January 1, 2017.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25840, Dec. 9, 2014]
 Article 23 (Guidelines for Imposition of Administrative Fines)
The guidelines for the imposition of administrative fines referred to in Article 40 (1) and (2) of the Act shall be as stipulated in attached Table 3.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008]
ADDENDA
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on December 7, 1996.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Tests) Tests conducted or being conducted to announce items pursuant to the previous provisions, at the time this Decree enters into force, shall be deemed tests conducted according to the standards and methods of tests under Article 5.
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Items Subject to Exemption from Submitting Test Report) Each applicant for registration of items announced (limited to the applicant for registration by December 6, 1998) pursuant to the previous provisions, at the time this Decree enters into force shall be exempted from submitting the test report of the relevant items under application (limited to the test report where the agrochemical control fund is used for testing to announce items under the previous provisions) notwithstanding the provisions of Article 6.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 15598, Dec. 31, 1997>
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 1998.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 16349, May 24, 1999>
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. 16445, Jun. 30, 1999>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 1999.
(2) Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 17333, Aug. 10, 2001>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 18015, Jun. 25, 2003>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 18312, Mar. 17, 2004>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19513, Jun. 12, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 2006.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20402, Nov. 30, 2007>
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. 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. 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. 21130, Nov. 26, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 20 (1) 1-2 and paragraph (2) of the same Article (limited to the use of safe containers and packaging) shall enter into force on June 1, 2009.
Article 2 (Applicability to Safe Containers and Packaging)
The amended provisions of Article 20 (1) 1-2 and paragraph (2) of the same Article (only applicable to the use of safe containers and packing) shall apply to an agrochemical which a manufacturer ships or an importer sells on or after June 1, 2009.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22075, Mar. 15, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on March 19, 2010. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 22440, Oct. 13, 2010>
This Decree shall enter into force on October 13, 2010.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22734, Mar. 29, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Fines)
(1) The application of criteria for imposition of administrative fines for offenses committed before this Decree enters into force shall be governed by former provisions, notwithstanding the amended provisions of attached Table 3.
(2) Any disposition of imposition of an administrative fine imposed for an offense committed before this Decree enters into force shall not counted toward the number of offenses according to the amended provisions of attached Table 3.
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. 22977, Jun. 24, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23534, Jan. 25, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 26, 2012: Provided, That the amended provisions of attached Table 2 shall enter into force on January 1, 2013.
Article 2 (Applicability to Submission of Test Report, etc.)
The amended provisions of Article 6 (1) shall apply to an item or product for which an application for registration is filed on or after the date this Decree enters into force.
Article 3 (Applicability to Submission of Documents Stating Findings of Physiochemical Analysis, etc.)
The amended provisions of Article 9 shall apply to technical concentrates for which an application for registration is filed on or after the date this Decree enters into force.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Classification of Toxicity)
With respect to technical concentrates, the toxicity of which was classified in accordance with the previous attached Table 2 at the time this Decree enters into force, the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration shall re-classify toxicity pursuant to the amended provisions of attached Table 2 by not later than December 31, 2014.
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Fines)
The previous provisions shall govern the application of the criteria for the imposition of administrative fines for any offense committed before this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree enters into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25179, Feb. 13, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree enters into force on February 14, 2014.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25840, Dec. 9, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree enters into force on January 1, 2015.
Articles 2 through 16 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 26607, Oct. 29, 2015>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 21 (3) shall enter into force on January 1, 2016.
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.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 27960, Mar. 27, 2017>
This Decree shall enter into force on March 30, 2017. (Proviso Omitted.)
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 28272, Sep. 5, 2017>
This Decree shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 29262, Oct. 30, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of subparagraph 2 (f) of attached Table 3 shall enter into force on November 1, 2018.
Article 2 (Effective Period)
The amended provisions of Article 19 (3) shall be effective until December 31, 2021.