User Guide

Services

Introduction

The Korea Legislation Research Institute (KLRI) is a government-funded research institute that solely provides online database of English version of Statutes of the Republic of Korea based on its experience in publishing the Statutes and administering and updating the database up to the present.

Contents

The Web Service for English Version of the Statutes of the Republic of Korea ("DB Service") includes contents of more than 1,400 major Acts and subordinate statues in force as well as Constitution.

Diversified and Convenient Searches

DB Service allows users to make different and convenient searches including Search by Alphabetical Order, Field, Government Body, Promulgation Date, and Promulgation Number as well as Search for Standard Legal Terms.

Full-Text Information

Full-text of the statute in the DB is provided so that you can easily access to statutory history, texts, etc. Also, hyperlinks are added to the relevant Articles in the corresponding Act or other Acts to which you can directly refer to.

Main Screen

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  • Scope of Search

    Search by Current Statute

    This allows users to search statutes by name.

  • Statutory History Search

    This allows users to search statutory history by name.

  • Search Options

    This enables users to search Statutes in English with more specific search conditions. Search conditions include the Statute Type, Result Order Layout, Promulgation Number, Promulgation Date, etc.

  • Full-Text Information

    Full-text of the statute in the DB is provided so that you can easily access to statutory history, texts, etc. Also, hyperlinks are added to the relevant Articles in the corresponding Act or other Acts to which you can directly refer to.

  • Search by Subject / Field / Alphabetical Order / Gov.Body

    Search by Subject

    This allows users to search statutes by subject.

  • Search by Field

    This allows users to search statutes by field.

  • Search by Alphabetical Order

    This allows users to search statutes by alphabetical order.

  • Search by Gov.Body

    This allows users to search statutes by administering Government Body.

  • Recent Updates / Announcements

    Recent Updates

    You can see a list of statutes which have recently been updated. If you click on one of the listed items, you can search the corresponding statute.

  • Announcements

    You can see a list of recent announcements. If you click one of the listed items, you can view the contents of an announcement.

  • Recently Most Viewed Statutes

    You can see a list of your most recently viewed statutes, and if you click on the name of a statute, you can see the corresponding statute.

  • Shortcuts

    Open API

    Provides services that are related to KLRI OPEN API System.

  • User Guide

    Provides guidance on the English service of Korea legislative system.

  • Pop-up Zone

    This service displays pop-up messages, and if you click on the pop-up zone, you can find the registered URL of the website.