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ENFORCEMENT RULE OF THE ACT ON SPECIAL MEASURES FOR THE PROMOTION OF SPECIALIZED ENTERPRISES, ETC. FOR MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 123, Apr. 18, 2001

Amended by Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 254, Feb. 2, 2005

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 280, May 21, 2005

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 425, Oct. 26, 2007

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 11, jun. 3, 2008

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 207, Oct. 19, 2011

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 271, Oct. 5, 2012

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 48, Feb. 4, 2014

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 108, Dec. 31, 2014

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 183, Feb. 3, 2016

Ordinance Of the Trade, Industry and Energy No. 265, Jul. 26, 2017

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Rule is to prescribe matters delegated by the Act on Special Measures for the Promotion of Specialized Enterprises, etc. for Materials and Components and its Enforcement Decree, and other matters necessary for the Enforcement of such matters. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 280, May 21, 2005; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
 Article 2 (Scope of Materials and Components)
“Materials and components, which are prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy” in the main sentence of Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Act on Special Measures for the Promotion of Specialized Enterprises, etc. for Materials and Components (hereinafter referred to as the “Decree”) means materials and components set out in attached Table 1.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015]
 Article 3 (Applications for Registration of Association)
(1) Each person who intends to file for registration of a specialized investment association for materials and components pursuant to Article 6 (1) of the Act on Special Measures for the Promotion of Specialized Enterprises, etc. for Materials and Components (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”), shall submit an application for registration of a specialized investment association for materials and components set out in attached Form 1, to the Korea Core Industrial Technology Investment Association (hereinafter referred to as the “Investment Association”) prescribed by Article 21 (1) of the Act or the Minister of SMEs and Startups (limited to where small and medium business start-up investment companies are managing general partners; hereafter the same shall apply in this Act and Article 4), together with the following documents: <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 425, Oct. 26, 2007; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 265, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Articles of the Association;
2. List of members of the Association;
3. Documents proving the amounts invested by members and the completion of investment thereof.
(2) Where any of the registered matters changes, a specialized Investment association for materials and components registered pursuant to paragraph (1) shall submit an application for registration for change by a specialized investment association for materials and components set out in attached Form 1, to the Investment Association or the Minister of SMEs and Startups within seven days, together with documents proving the changed matter. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 265, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) Where a registration or a registration for change has been made pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2), the Investment Association or the Minister of SMEs and Startups shall issue a certificate of specialized investment association for materials and components set out in attached Form 2 and a certified copy of the register prescribed by Article 4. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 265, Jul. 26, 2017>
 Article 4 (Keeping of Register)
(1) The Investment Association or the Minister of SMEs and Startups shall enter the following matters in the register referred to in Article 7 (5) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 265, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Name of the relevant association and the locations of their offices thereof;
2. Names of managing general partners, and the locations of their offices;
3. Amount of investment and the number of units invested by member;
4. Duration of existence of the relevant associations.
(2) The register prescribed by paragraph (1) shall be set out in attached Form 3. In such cases, the register may be prepared and preserved by means of a magnetic disc, etc.
 Article 5 (Written Request to Joint Research Group for Materials and Components for Technical Assistance)
Where a specialized enterprise for materials and components intends to request the Joint Research Group for Materials and Component (hereinafter referred to as the "Joint Research Group") for technical assistance pursuant to Article 10 (1) of the Act, it shall submit a written request for technical support of the Joint Research Group set out in attached Form 4, to the Joint Research Group. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 280, May 21, 2005; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
 Article 5-2 (Expenses Subsidization to Projects for Technical Assistance by Members of the Joint Research Group)
(1) Each member of the Joint Research Group who intends to obtain a subsidy for expenses pursuant to the provisions of Article 10 (6) of the Act, shall submit an application for an assistance project, to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, together with a plan for an assistance project and a written opinion of the Joint Research Group on the plan of a assistance project. In such cases, the plan of an assistance project shall be prepared in consultation with the institution eligible for assistance, to which the member of the Joint Research Group requests the assistance. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Upon receipt of an application prescribed by the provisons of paragraph (1), the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy may fully or partially subsidize the expenses required for the support falling under any of the following subparagraphs of Article 10 (1) of the Act within budgetary limits. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Each member of the Joint Research Group subsidized pursuant to paragraph (2), shall submit and a report on technology assistance to materials and components and a report on the use of the subsidy for technology assistance to materials and components within two months from the date the assistance to the institution eligible for technical assistance is completed. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
(4) In addition to matters falling under the provisions of paragraphs (1) through (3), the detailed methods and procedures concerning the subsidization of expenses for projects for technical assistance to materials and components shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 280, May 21, 2005]
 Article 6 (Verification of Enterprises Specializing in Technological Development of Materials and Components)
(1) Each person who intends to receive the verification of an enterprise specializing in technological development of materials and components pursuant to Article 14 (3) of the Decree, shall submit an application for verification of an enterprise specializing in technological development of materials and components set out in attached Form 5 (including an application in electronic form), to the head of the relevant central administrative agency, together with the following documents (including electronic form): <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 254, Feb. 2, 2005; Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
1. Articles of incorporation (limited to corporations);
2. Plan for a project;
3. Documents concerning the organizational chart of the enterprise and the current status of the dedicated staff members for technological development thereof;
4. Specifications of research facilities and equipment for the technological research, the manufacture of prototypes, and the support for commercialization of technologies.
(2) The head of the relevant central administrative agency in receipt of an application under paragraph (1) shall verify the corporation registration certificate (referring to the business registration certificate, where the person is unincorporated) through administrative data matching prescribed by Article 36 (1) of the Electronic Government Act: Provided, That where the applicant withholds consent to the verification thereof, the head of the relevant central administrative agency shall require the applicant to attach a certified copy of the resident register of the representative. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 425, Oct. 26, 2007; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 207, Oct. 19, 2011; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 183, Feb. 3, 2016>
(3) Where a person who has made an application for verification pursuant to paragraph (1) meets the requirements prescribed by Article 14 (2) of the Decree, the head of the relevant central administrative agency shall issue a certificate of an enterprise specializing in technological development of materials and components set out in attached Form 6. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
(4) Other necessary matters concerning the procedures and methods for verifying as to whether the person constitutes an enterprise specializing in technological development of materials and components shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
 Article 7 (Applications for Designation as Education and Training Institution, and Other Related Matters)
(1) Each person who intends to be designated as an education and training institution pursuant to Article 12 (1) of the Act, shall submit an application for designation as an education and training institution set out in attached Form 7 (including an application in electronic form), to the head of the relevant central administrative agency, together with the following documents: <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 254, Feb. 2, 2005; Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006>
1. Articles of incorporation (limited to corporations);
2. Plan for a project for developing and training specialized technical personnel;
3. Specifications concerning the facilities, equipment, specialized personnel, and technical capabilities necessary for performing a project, and a plan for the operation thereof.
(2) The head of the relevant central administrative agency in receipt of a request under paragraph (1) shall verify the corporation registration certificate (referring to the business registration certificate, where the person is unincorporated) through administrative data matching prescribed by Article 36 (1) of the Electronic Government Act: Provided, That where the applicant withholds consent to the verification thereof, the head of the relevant central administrative agency shall have the applicant attach such relevant document. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 425, Oct. 26, 2007; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 271, Oct. 5, 2012; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 183, Feb. 3, 2016>
(3) Each certificate of designation of an education and training institution prescribed by Article 15 (4) of the Decree shall be set out in attached Form 8. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006>
 Article 7-2 (Institution Specializing in Materials, etc.)
(1) “Standards prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy” in Article 16-2 (1) of the Act means the following: <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. To hold a dedicated organization necessary for performing a project under each subparagraph of Article 16-2 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as a "project for materials development");
2. To hold the research personnel, equipments and facilities necessary for performing a project for materials development);
3. To have the record of conducting researches in the field of materials-related technologies.
(2) “Research outcomes prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy” in Article 16-2 (2) of the Act means the following: <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Final research reports;
2. Prototypes of final research results.
(3) Each person who intends to present research outcomes to an institution specializing in materials pursuant to Article 16-2 (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as a "presenter of research outcomes), shall submit research outcomes under paragraph (2) within ninety days after the completion of a research project: Provided, That where it is difficult to present research outcomes, due to any situation where procedures for settling a dispute related thereto, such as a lawsuit or patent trial, is pending or in other extenuating circumstances, such as damage to prototypes, the period for presentation of the relevant research outcomes may be separately determined through consultation among the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, the presenter of the relevant research outcomes and the head of the institution specializing in materials to whom the relevant research outcomes is to be presented. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 425, Oct. 26, 2007]
 Article 8 (Written Request for Verification of Restructuring)
Each written request for verification of restructuring prescribed by the provisons of Article 21 (1) of the Decree, shall be set out in attached Form 9 and shall be accompanied by the following documents:
1. Such documents concerning the data on the current status of an enterprise involved in restructuring as stated in accordance with the preparation methods set out in attached Table 2;
2. Written plan for division or a copy of merger and acquisition contract.
 Article 9 (Certificate of Designation of Project Entity for Technological Development of Materials and Components)
Each certificate of designation of a project entity for technological development of materials and components set out Article 22 (5) of the Decree, shall be set out in attached Form 10.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015]
 Article 10 (Written Request for Development and Commercialization of Technology for Materials and Components)
(1) Each person who intends to obtain support prescribed by Article 26 (1) of the Decree, shall submit a written request for support for the development and commercialization of technology related to materials and components set out in attached Form 11, to the head of the relevant central administrative agency, together with the following documents: <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
1. Deleted; <by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006>
2. Plan to commercialize the outcomes of technological development of materials and components;
3. Copy of the certificate of designation of a project entity for technological development of materials and components where a developer of technologies for materials and components directly commercializes the outcomes of the development, or a copy of a contract for commercialization of such outcomes where a person, other than a developer of technologies for materials and components, has concluded a contract for the commercialization of the outcomes of the development with a developer of technologies for materials and components.
(2) The head of the relevant central administrative agency in receipt of a request made prescribed by paragraph (1) shall verify the business registration certificate through administrative data matching prescribed by Article 36 (1) of the Electronic Government Act: Provided, That where the applicant withholds consent to the verification thereof, the head of the relevant central administrative agency shall have the applicant attach such relevant document. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 425, Oct. 26, 2007; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 207, Oct. 19, 2011>
 Article 11 (Applications for Establishment of Investment Association)
An application for the Investment Association prescribed by the provisions of Article 27 (3) of the Decree shall be set out in attached Form 12 and shall be accompanied by the following documents:
1. List of members;
2. Articles of incorporation (limited to corporations);
3. Plan for a project;
4. Specifications concerning the specialized personnel necessary for performing projects, and specifications concerning financial structure.
 Article 12 (Institution Eligible to Request Designation of Item Requiring Universal Compatibility)
“Institution or organization specified by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy” in Article 22 (1) 4 of the Act means the Korean Standards Association prescribed by Article 32 of the Industrial Standardization Act. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 280, May 21, 2005; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 11, June 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 13 (Designation, etc. of Items Requiring Universal Compatibility)
(1) Each person who intends to make a request for designation of an item requiring universal compatability prescribed by the provisions of Article 22 (1) of the Act, shall submit a written request for designation set out in attached Form 13, to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy or the head of the relevant central administrative agency, together with the following documents: <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Description and draft standards of the subject item which the person intends to be designated as an item requiring universal compatibility;
2. Document stating the reason that the person intends to receive such designation, and the anticipated effects of such designation;
3. Document stating the opinions of the relevant parties on the relevant designation.
(2) The Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy or the head of the relevant central administrative agency in receipt of a request for designation prescribed by paragraph (1), shall publicly announce the content of such request without delay and gather consensus from the interested parties and other heads of relevant central administrative agencies. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Where, as a result of gathering consensus prescribed by paragraph (2), the material or component for which a request for designation is made falls under any of the following subparagraphs, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy or the head of the relevant central administrative agency shall designate it as an item requiring universal compatibility, after deliberation by the Materials and Components Development Committee and shall publicly announce the fact: <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 280, May 21, 2005; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
1. Where universal compatibility is necessary for saving goods to the extent not impairing the creativeness of enterprises and the quality of materials and components;
2. Where universal compatibility is necessary for reducing costs of enterprises or protecting customers;
3. Where universal compatibility is necessary for promoting the utilization of international standards prescribed by the provisons of the subparagraph 2 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on National Standards.
(4) Every three years after the date of designation, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy or the head of the relevant central administrative agency shall examine whether to continue the designation of such items requiring universal compatibility as designated pursuant to the provisons of paragraph (3). <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 14 (Subsidization to Universal Compatibility of Materials and Components, and Other Related Matters)
(1) Each person who intends to obtain a subsidy prescribed by the provisons of Article 22 (3) of the Act, shall submit a written request set out in attached Form 14, to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy or the head of the relevant central administrative agency, together with the following documents: <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Deleted; <by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006>
2. A document evidencing that the relevant item falls under an item requiring universal compatibility (limited to where intending to obtain a subsidy of the subparagraphs 2 and 3 of Article 22 (3) of the Act;
3. A plan for a project (limited to where obtaining a subsidy Article 22 (3) 1 and 3 of the Act).
(2) Upon receipt of a request prescribed by paragraph (1), the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy or the head of the relevant central administrative agency shall verify the business registration certificate through administrative data matching prescribed by Article 36 (1) of the Electronic Government Act: Provided, That where the applicant withholds consent to the verification thereof, the head of the relevant central administrative agency shall have the applicant attach such relevant document. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 425, Oct. 26, 2007; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 207, Oct. 19, 2011; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Upon receipt of a request for a subsidy prescribed by paragraph (1), the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy or the head of a central administrative agency shall examine the validity of such request and inform without delay the applicant of whether he/she will obtain a subsidy, a plan for subsidization, and other related matters. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) Within three months after the relevant project for subsidization is completed, a person in receipt of a subsidy in accordance with a plan for subsidization prescribed by the provisons of paragraph (2) shall submit a report on the outcomes of the project, to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy or the head of the relevant central administrative agency. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 15 (Applications for Designation of Undertaking Institution, and Other Related Matters)
(1) An Application for designation of an undertaking institution prescribed by Article 30 (2) of the Decree shall be set out in attached Form 15 and shall be accompanied by the following documents: <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006>
1. Articles of incorporation (limited to corporations);
2. Plan for a project for establishing foundations for enhancing reliability;
3. Specifications concerning the facilities, equipment, specialized personnel and technical capabilities necessary for performing projects, and a plan for the operation thereof.
(2) The Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy in receipt of an application under paragraph (1) shall verify the corporation registration certificate (referring to the business registration certificate, where the applicant is unincorporated) through administrative data matching prescribed by Article 36 (1) of the Electronic Government Act: Provided, That where the applicant withholds consent to the verification thereof, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy shall have the application attach a certified copy of a certified copy of the resident register of the representative. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 425, Oct. 26, 2007; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 207, Oct. 19, 2011; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 183, Feb. 3, 2016>
(3) Where an undertaking institution is designated pursuant to Article 30 (1) and (2) of the Decree, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy shall issue a certificate of designation set out in attached Form 16. <Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008; Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 16 (Requests for Verification of Specialized Enterprises for Materials and Components, and Other Related Matters)
(1) Each enterprise which intends to obtain a certificate of a specialized enterprise for materials and components pursuant to Article 5-2 (1) of the Act, shall submit an application (including an application in electronic form) for issuance of a certificate of a specialized enterprise for materials and components to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, together with the following documents:
1. Review opinion on the sales volume of materials and components (limited to review opinions prepared by a certified public accountant, a tax accountant, or a business management consultant, prescribed by Article 46 of the Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Act);
2. Audit report, in cases of a corporation subject to external audit prescribed by Article 8 of the Act on External Audit of Stock Companies, and financial statements prescribed by Article 447 of the Commercial Act, in cases of other applicants;
3. Other documents the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy publicly notifies, based on his/her recognition of the necessity for verifying whether any enterprise constitutes a specialized enterprise for materials and components.
(2) Where an enterprise who has made an application pursuant to paragraph (1) constitutes a specialized enterprise for materials and components, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy shall issue a certificate of specialized enterprise for materials and components set out in attached Form 18.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015]
 Article 17 (Re-Examination of Regulation)
Every three years as at January 1, 2014, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy shall assess the validity of applications for registration, etc. of the associations prescribed by Article 3 (referring to before every third anniversary from January 1) and shall then take improvement measures, etc. thereof.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015]
 Articles 18 and 19 Deleted. <by Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
ADDENDUM
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 254, Feb. 2, 2005>
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 280, May 21, 2005>
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 369, Oct. 4, 2006>
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy No. 425, Oct. 26, 2007>
This Rule shall enter into force on October 28, 2007.
ADDENDA <Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 1, Mar. 3, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 11, Jun. 3, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 207, Oct. 19, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Amendment of Forms)
Forms prepared pursuant to the previous provisions in force as at the time this Rule enters into force shall continue to be used, but the provisions thereof amended pursuant to this Rule shall apply to the use of such forms.
ADDENDA <Ordinance of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy No. 271, Oct. 5, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Amendment of Forms)
Forms prepared pursuant to the previous provisions in force as at the time this Rule enters into force shall continue to be used, but the provisions thereof amended pursuant to this Rule shall apply to the use of such forms.
ADDENDA <Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 1, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 48, Feb. 4, 2014>
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 108, Dec. 31, 2014>
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 125, May 6, 2015>
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 183, Feb. 3, 2016>
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 265, Jul. 26, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Rule shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.