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ENFORCEMENT DECREE OF THE COUNTERMEASURES AGAINST NATURAL DISASTERS ACT

Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 15033, jun. 21, 1996

Amended by Presidential Decree No. 15135, Aug. 8, 1996

Presidential Decree No. 15379, May 24, 1997

Presidential Decree No. 16212, Mar. 31, 1999

Presidential Decree No. 16326, May 24, 1999

Presidential Decree No. 16687, Jan. 8, 2000

Presidential Decree No. 16756, Mar. 13, 2000

Presidential Decree No. 16891, Jul. 1, 2000

Presidential Decree No. 17089, Dec. 30, 2000

Presidential Decree No. 17115, Jan. 29, 2001

Presidential Decree No. 17538, Mar. 2, 2002

Presidential Decree No. 17587, Apr. 27, 2002

Presidential Decree No. 17698, Aug. 8, 2002

Presidential Decree No. 17725, Sep. 5, 2002

Presidential Decree No. 18147, Nov. 29, 2003

Presidential Decree No. 18207, Dec. 30, 2003

Presidential Decree No. 18580, Nov. 3, 2004

Presidential Decree No. 19003, Aug. 17, 2005

Presidential Decree No. 19463, Apr. 28, 2006

Presidential Decree No. 19513, jun. 12, 2006

Presidential Decree No. 19639, Aug. 4, 2006

Presidential Decree No. 20147, Jul. 2, 2007

Presidential Decree No. 20244, Sep. 6, 2007

Presidential Decree No. 20289, Sep. 27, 2007

Presidential Decree No. 20428, Nov. 30, 2007

Presidential Decree No. 20640, Feb. 22, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 20763, Apr. 3, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 21044, Sep. 26, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 21098, Oct. 29, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 21214, Dec. 31, 2008

Presidential Decree No. 21362, Mar. 25, 2009

Presidential Decree No. 21445, Apr. 21, 2009

Presidential Decree No. 21626, Jul. 7, 2009

Presidential Decree No. 21719, Sep. 9, 2009

Presidential Decree No. 21807, Nov. 2, 2009

Presidential Decree No. 21835, Nov. 20, 2009

Presidential Decree No. 21882, Dec. 14, 2009

Presidential Decree No. 21887, Dec. 15, 2009

Presidential Decree No. 22149, May 4, 2010

Presidential Decree No. 22269, Jul. 12, 2010

Presidential Decree No. 22449, Oct. 14, 2010

Presidential Decree No. 22564, Dec. 29, 2010

Presidential Decree No. 22626, Jan. 17, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 22977, jun. 24, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 23113, Aug. 30, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 23297, Nov. 16, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 23652, Mar. 2, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 23713, Apr. 10, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 23718, Apr. 10, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 24337, Jan. 28, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 25050, Dec. 30, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 25248, Mar. 11, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25339, Apr. 29, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25448, Jul. 7, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25456, Jul. 14, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25478, Jul. 16, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25743, Nov. 19, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25942, Dec. 30, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 26686, Nov. 30, 2015

Presidential Decree No. 26762, Dec. 28, 2015

Presidential Decree No. 27285, jun. 28, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27444, Aug. 11, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27506, Sep. 22, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27572, Nov. 1, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 27972, Mar. 29, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28190, Jul. 17, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28471, Dec. 12, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28586, Jan. 16, 2018

Presidential Decree No. 28583, Jan. 16, 2018

Presidential Decree No. 28591, Jan. 18, 2018

Presidential Decree No. 28599, Jan. 23, 2018

Presidential Decree No. 28628, Feb. 9, 2018

Presidential Decree No. 28932, jun. 5, 2018

Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018

Presidential Decree No. 29441, Dec. 31, 2018

Presidential Decree No. 29617, Mar. 12, 2019

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Decree is to prescribe matters mandated by the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act and those necessary for the enforcement of said Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 2 (Facilities and Areas Subject to Inspection for Disaster Prevention, and Inspection Methods)
(1) “Facilities and areas subject to inspection for the prevention of natural disasters” under Article 3 (4) of the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”) shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Areas zoned to manage natural disaster risks designated and publicly notified under Article 12 (1) of the Act;
2. Vulnerable areas, such as areas likely to suffer isolation, avalanche, and traffic disruption, which are designated and managed under Article 26 (2) 4 of the Act;
3. Areas prone to droughts designated and publicly notified under Article 33 (1) of the Act;
4. Facilities to prevent disasters under Article 55;
5. Other facilities and areas determined and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, in which a disaster such as earthquake and tidal wave is likely to occur due to their regional conditions.
(2) The head of a disaster management agency (hereinafter referred to as “disaster management agency”) under subparagraph 5 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on the Management of Disasters and Safety (hereinafter referred to as the “Framework Act”) shall conduct at least two periodic inspections a year and regular inspections by the following methods with respect to facilities and areas subject to inspection under paragraph (1):
1. Facilities and areas in which a disaster caused by storm and flood damage is likely to occur: At least one inspection between March and May of each year;
2. Facilities and areas in which a disaster caused by snow damage is likely to occur: At least one inspection between November of each year and February of the following year.
(3) The head of a disaster management agency shall conduct a safety inspection where a detailed inspection is deemed necessary to prevent disasters as a result of inspections under paragraph (2).
(4) Where the head of a disaster management agency has conducted an inspection or safety inspection of facilities and areas subject to inspection for the prevention of natural disasters pursuant to paragraphs (1) through (3), he or she shall prepare safety measures based on the results thereof, and record and manage the results of such inspection or safety inspection, the measures taken thereon, etc., as prescribed by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(5) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may inspect the actual status of preparedness of facilities and areas subject to inspection under paragraph (1) jointly with the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER II PREVENTION OF AND PREPARATION FOR NATURAL DISASTERS
SECTION 1 Consultation on Reduction of Natural Disasters and Upgrading of Areas Zoned to Manage Natural Disaster Risks
 Article 3 (Matters to Be Included in Consultations on Disaster Impact Assessment, and Procedures Therefor)
(1) Where the head of a relevant central administrative agency, the Special Metropolitan City Mayor or a Metropolitan City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, a Do Governor or a Special Self-Governing Province Governor (hereinafter referred to as “Mayor/Do Governor”), the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to the head of an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply), or the head of a special administrative agency under Article 4 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “head of the relevant administrative agency”) consults on the examination of factors influencing disasters and disaster impact assessment (hereinafter referred to as “disaster impact assessment, etc.”) with the Minister of the Interior and Safety (hereinafter referred to as “consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc.”) pursuant to Article 4 (1) of the Act, the following matters shall be included: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Details of a project plan, such as the purpose and necessity of the relevant project, the background of and procedures for implementation of the project, etc. (including the details to be included in the relevant plan pursuant to related statutes and regulations);
2. Drawings necessary to examine the effects of disasters, such as drainage plan map, flood trace map, and slope gradient diagram (excluding where a detailed examination is unnecessary, such as formulation, finalization, etc. of an administrative plan);
3. Matters relating to the prevention of disasters in formulating an administrative plan;
4. Matters relating to measures to forecast and reduce the effects of disasters caused by the implementation of a development project;
5. Matters to be examined about the details of public notice under Article 6 (2).
(2) The head of the relevant administrative agency may request the Minister of the Interior and Safety to conduct a prior examination of disaster impact assessment, etc., before requesting consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(3) Upon receipt of a request under paragraph (2), the Minister of the Interior and Safety shall notify the head of the relevant administrative agency of the results of his or her prior examination within 14 days from the date of receipt of such request, except in extenuating circumstances. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(4) Detailed matters in the subparagraphs of paragraph (1) to be included in consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc., and the procedures, etc. for such consultations shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(5) “Period prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 4 (2) 3 of the Act means five years. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 4 (Notification of Results of Consultations)
(1) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall, pursuant to Article 4 (4) of the Act, notify the head of the relevant administrative agency of the results of consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. within a period under the following classifications from the date of receipt of a request for such consultations: Provided, That in the case of approval for the establishment, etc. of a factory under Article 13 of the Industrial Cluster Development and Factory Establishment Act, the results of such consultations shall be notified within 20 days: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Examination of factors influencing disasters: 30 days;
2. Disaster impact assessment: The period under the following classifications:
(a) Development projects the site area of which is less than 50,000 square meters or the length is less than 10 kilometers: 30 days;
(b) Development projects other than those referred to in item (a): 45 days.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the period of consultations may be extended for up to 10 days where any unavoidable cause arises.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 5 (Organization and Operation of Disaster Impact Assessment Deliberative Committee)
(1) The disaster impact assessment deliberative committee organized and operated by the Minister of the Interior and Safety pursuant to Article 4 (5) of the Act shall have, as its chairperson, the director general or a director general-level public official of a department in charge of affairs concerning natural disasters at the Ministry of the Interior and Safety, and shall be composed of at least 20 and not more than 100 members, including the chairperson and the vice-chairperson elected from among the committee members. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(2) Members of the disaster impact assessment deliberative committee shall be persons appointed by the Minister of the Interior and Safety from among the heads of departments in charge of affairs concerning natural disasters at the Ministry of the Interior and Safety and persons commissioned by the Minister of the Interior and Safety from among those who have much knowledge and experience in disaster prevention. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(3) Commissioned members from among the members referred to in paragraph (2) shall hold office for a term of two years: Provided, That any member newly commissioned to fill a vacancy due to resignation, etc. of a member shall hold office for the remaining term of his or her predecessor. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
(4) The chairperson of the examination committee shall represent the disaster impact assessment deliberative committee and exercise general supervision over the affairs of the deliberative committee. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(5) The disaster impact assessment deliberative committee shall examine the following matters with respect to an administrative plan or a development project under Article 5 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “development plan, etc.”): <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Disaster risk factors according to the surrounding environment such as topographical conditions;
2. Effects of disasters on neighboring regions or facilities, caused by the relevant project;
3. Plans to mitigate disasters, submitted by the project implementer;
4. Items to be examined by priority, which are publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety pursuant to Article 6 (2).
(6) Meetings of the disaster impact assessment deliberative committee shall be composed of the chairperson and at least five and not more than 10 members designated by the chairperson on a case-by-case basis at each meeting. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(7) Allowances and travel expenses may be paid to members within the budget: Provided, That this shall not apply where a member who is a public official attends a meeting of the disaster impact assessment deliberative committee in direct connection with his or her competent duties. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(8) Except as provided in this Decree, matters necessary for the operation of the disaster impact assessment deliberative committee shall be determined by its chairperson. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 5-2 (Disqualification of, Challenge to, or Refrainment by, Members)
(1) Any member who falls under any of the following subparagraphs shall be disqualified from deliberations and decisions of the disaster impact assessment deliberative committee: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Where a member or his or her current or former spouse becomes a party (where the party is a corporation, organization, etc, including any executive officer thereof; hereafter the same shall apply in this subparagraph and subparagraph 2) to the relevant development plan, etc. or the relevant disaster impact assessment, etc. (hereafter referred to as “relevant agenda item” in this Article) or is a joint holder of any right or a co-obligor with a party to the relevant agenda item;
2. Where a member is or was a relative of a party to the relevant agenda item;
3. Where a member has provided service, rendered advice, made an appraisal, or conducted research with respect to the relevant agenda item;
4. Where a member or the corporation to which a member belongs is or was an agent of a party to the relevant agenda item.
(2) If the circumstances indicate that it would be impracticable to expect fair deliberations and decisions of a member, any party may file a request for a challenge to the member with the disaster impact assessment deliberative committee, and the committee shall make a decision thereon by resolution. In such cases, the member to whom the request for a challenge is filed shall not participate in the resolution. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(3) Any member who falls under any ground for disqualification referred to in the subparagraphs of paragraph (1) shall voluntarily refrain from deliberations and decisions on the relevant agenda item.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017]
 Article 5-3 (Withdrawal of Appointment and Dismissal of Members)
Where a member falls under any of the following subparagraphs, the Minister of the Interior and Safety may withdraw the appointment of the relevant member or dismiss him or her: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Where he or she becomes incapable of performing his or her duties due to a mental or physical disability;
2. Where he or she has conducted any irregularity in connection with his or her duties;
3. Where he or she is deemed unsuitable as a member due to neglect of duties, injury to dignity, or any other cause;
4. Where he or she fails to refrain despite that he or she falls under any subparagraph of Article 5-2 (1);
5. Where he or she voluntarily admits that it is difficult for him or her to perform his or her duties.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017]
 Article 6 (Matters Subject to Consultations on Disaster Impact Assessment, and Consultation Methods)
(1) The scope of development plans, etc. the head of the relevant administrative agency for which shall request consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. pursuant to Article 5 of the Act, and the timing of such consultations shall be as specified in attached Table 1: Provided, That an administrative plan shall be deemed to have undergone the procedures for consultations on disaster impact assessment where the Minister of the Interior and Safety has examined the effects of the relevant administrative plan on disasters after receiving a request for consultations under related statutes and regulations from the head of the relevant administrative agency, and a development project which falls under any of the following subparagraphs shall be excluded from projects subject to consultations on disaster impact assessment: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Disaster recovery projects under Article 55 (2) of the Act;
2. Development projects implemented in districts where the development of sites has been completed or is in progress in accordance with individual statutes and regulations.
(2) Where deemed necessary to mitigate natural disasters in consideration of the characteristics of development plans, etc. subject to consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. under paragraph (1) and the conditions of location of the relevant regions and their environs, the Minister of the Interior and Safety may determine and publicly notify matters relating to the items to be examined and evaluated by priority for each development plan, etc., the methods for such examination and evaluation, etc. in consultation with the head of the relevant central administrative agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 6-2 (Matters Subject to Re-Consultations on Disaster Impact Assessment)
(1) Where a development plan, etc. consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. for which have been completed under Article 4 of the Act falls under any of the following subparagraphs, the head of the relevant administrative agency shall have such consultations again with the Minister of the Interior and Safety pursuant to Article 5-2 of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018; Presidential Decree No. 29441, Dec. 31, 2018>
1. Where the site area under a development plan, etc. increases by at least 30 percent (where the development plan, etc. is amended at least twice, referring to a cumulative increase rate of 30 percent);
2. Where the site area of a development project increases by at least 50,000 square meters (where the development project is amended at least twice, referring to a cumulative size increase of 50,000 square meters);
3. Where the location of the detention facilities included in a development project (limited to the detention facilities established permanently) is changed, or their detention capacity is changed by at least 10 percent (where the development project is amended at least twice, referring to a cumulative change rate of 10 percent);
4. Where the land use area under the land use plan of a development project is changed by at least 30 percent (where the development project is amended at least twice, referring to a cumulative change rate of 30 percent);
5. Where the area of the impermeable layer (referring to any asphalt or concrete-paved road, parking lot, sidewalk, building, etc. that prevents rainwater, snowmelt, etc. from soaking into the ground) of land on which a development project is implemented is changed by at least 10 percent (where the development project is amended at least twice, referring to a cumulative change rate of 10 percent).
(2) Articles 3 and 4 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the matters to be included in re-consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. under paragraph (1) and the notification of the results of such re-consultations. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017]
 Article 7 (Management and Supervision of Compliance of Consultations on Disaster Impact Assessment)
(1) The head of the relevant administrative agency shall, pursuant to Article 6 (1) of the Act, notify the Minister of the Interior and Safety of the results of the measures taken or a plan for taking measures within 30 days from the date on which he or she is notified of the results of consultations. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) Where any extenuating circumstance exists that makes it impractical to incorporate the results of consultations notified under Article 6 (1) of the Act, the head of the relevant administrative agency shall, without delay, notify the Minister of the Interior and Safety of the details thereof and the reasons therefor. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 8 (Designation of Areas Zoned to Manage Natural Disaster Risks)
(1) The standards for designating areas zoned to manage natural disaster risks under Article 12 (1) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28932, Jun. 5, 2018>
1. Designating areas zoned to manage natural disaster risks by classifying them into a flood-prone area, a washout-prone area, an isolation-prone area, an area with vulnerable disaster prevention facilities, a collapse-prone area, an area vulnerable to tidal waves, and a drought-prone area according to the causes of disaster risks, and satisfying the designation requirements determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety in consultation with the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies: Provided, That Article 25-3 (1) of the Act shall apply to the standards for designating areas vulnerable to tidal waves;
2. Following the method for classification of grades that the Minister of the Interior and Safety determines in consultation with the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies, taking into account the frequency, possibility, etc. of occurrence of damage by area type, and classifying areas into Grade A, B, C, or D.
(2) Matters necessary for a report, etc. on the results of designation which the head of a Si (including a Special Self-Governing City Mayor; hereinafter the same shall apply), Gun or Gu gives to the Minister of the Interior and Safety and the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies pursuant to Article 12 (1) of the Act shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 9 (Areas Zoned to Manage Natural Disaster Risks)
“Area zoned to manage natural disaster risks specified by Presidential Decree” in Article 12 (4) of the Act means the following areas: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013>
1. An area the maintenance for which is impossible by the efforts of its owner, occupant, etc. from among the areas likely to suffer the collective loss of human lives and property;
2. An area likely to suffer a flood, landslide, collapse of a steep slope (including falling rocks), etc., the maintenance of which is deemed particularly necessary by the head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu for the purpose of disaster prevention.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 10 (Matters concerning Formulation of Plans to Upgrade Areas Zoned to Manage Natural Disaster Risks)
(1) Matters to be examined in formulating a plan to upgrade an area zoned to manage natural disaster risks under Article 13 (1) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013>
1. Examination of the appropriateness of the relevant upgrade project;
2. Whether the upgrade project overlaps with or is linked to other projects;
3. Analysis of effects, such as benefits caused by the upgrade project;
4. Results of gathering consensus from local residents.
(2) Detailed matters to be examined for the formulation of a plan to upgrade an area zoned to manage natural disaster risks under paragraph (1), and the procedures for formulating such plan shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 11 (Matters to Be Included in Plans to Upgrade Areas Zoned to Manage Natural Disaster Risks)
“Matters prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 13 (3) 4 of the Act means the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. The surrounding conditions of areas zoned to manage natural disaster risks;
2. The frequency of occurrence of disasters in areas zoned to manage natural disaster risks;
3. Disaster prevention effects when upgrade projects are completed;
4. Measures to secure project expenses and financial resources necessary for upgrading areas zoned to manage natural disaster risks;
5. Other matters determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, such as order of priority of upgrade projects.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 12 (Matters concerning Formulation of Plans for Projects for Upgrading Areas Zoned to Manage Natural Disaster Risks)
(1) Matters to be examined in formulating a plan for a project to upgrade an area zoned to manage natural disaster risks under Article 14 of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Order of priority of the relevant upgrade project;
2. Whether the upgrade project overlaps with or is linked to other projects;
3. Measures to secure financial resources;
4. Results of gathering consensus from local residents;
5. Other matters determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, such as investment priority.
(2) Detailed matters to be examined for the formulation of a plan for a project to upgrade an area zoned to manage natural disaster risks under paragraph (1), and the procedures for formulating such plan shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 12-2 (Formulation and Public Announcement of Implementation Plans for Projects for Upgrading Areas Zoned to Manage Natural Disaster Risks)
(1) An implementation plan for a project to upgrade an area zoned to manage natural disaster risks under Article 14-2 (1) of the Act shall include the following matters:
1. Type and name of the project;
2. Name and address of the project implementer;
3. Area and scale of project implementation;
4. Scheduled commencement date and completion date of the project;
5. Location, lot number, land category, and area of any land or building to be used or expropriated, a detailed statement on ownership of such land or building and rights thereto other than ownership thereof, and the names and addresses of the owner and right holders.
(2) Where the head of a Si/Gun/Gu has formulated or amended an implementation plan for a project to upgrade an area zoned to manage natural disaster risks pursuant to Article 14-2 (1) of the Act, he or she shall publicly announce the following matters under the subparagraphs of paragraph (1) in a public gazette issued by the relevant Si/Gun/Gu (referring to an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply) or the website, etc. of the Si/Gun/Gu, and keep copies of design documents and other relevant documents available to the general public for inspection for at least 15 days.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013]
 Article 12-3 (Projects for Upgrading Areas Zoned to Manage Natural Disaster Risks Subject to Analysis and Evaluation)
“Project for upgrading an area zoned to manage natural disaster risks, the scale of which is not less than the scale prescribed by Presidential Decree” in the main sentence of Article 15-2 (1) of the Act means a project the total cost of which is at least 10 billion won.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 28932, Jun. 5, 2018]
 Article 13 (Matters to Be Included in Comprehensive Plans to Mitigate Natural Disasters)
(1) A comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters formulated under Article 16 (1) and (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters”) shall include the following details: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Matters relating to regional characteristics and the direction and goals of the plan;
2. Matters relating to the current status of occurrence of disasters, such as the status of basins and rivers, meteorological status, and the status of disaster prevention facilities, and to the actual status of disaster risk factors;
3. Matters relating to the evaluation and analysis of natural disaster recovery projects;
4. Matters relating to the analysis of natural disaster risks by region and by major facility;
5. Matters relating to disaster mitigation measures to which the flood prevention standards by district under Article 18 of the Act are applied;
6. Matters relating to the designation and improvement of areas zoned to manage natural disaster risks for the reduction of natural disasters;
7. Matters relating to comprehensive measures, etc. for the prevention and reduction of natural disasters;
8. Matters prescribed by the detailed standards for formulating comprehensive plans to mitigate natural disasters under Article 14 (7).
(2) Where a Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun formulates or amends a comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters (excluding cases of urgent amendments under the proviso to Article 16 (4) of the Act), he or she shall consult with the relevant agencies in advance, hold a public hearing to collect opinions from local residents and relevant experts, and hear the opinion of the relevant local council. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(3) Matters necessary to hold a public hearing, etc. under paragraph (2) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) Natural disasters to be included in Si/Gun comprehensive plans to mitigate natural disasters and City/Do comprehensive plans to mitigate natural disasters under Article 16 (6) of the Act shall be disasters caused by typhoon, flood, heavy rainfall, strong wind, wind wave, sea wave, tidal water, heavy snowfall, drought, or other natural phenomena equivalent thereto. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 14 (Approval of Comprehensive Plans to Mitigate Natural Disasters)
(1) If a Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun intends to obtain approval of a comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters pursuant to Article 16 (1) or (2) of the Act, he or she shall submit such plan to the Minister of the Interior and Safety, together with the following documents: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Data of a basic survey for the formulation of the comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters;
2. Results of collecting opinions, such as holding a public hearing;
3. Results of hearing the opinion of the relevant local council;
4. Documents necessary for consultation, etc. with the relevant agencies.
(2) Where a comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters submitted under paragraph (1) fails to satisfy the detailed standards for formulating comprehensive plans to mitigate natural disasters determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety pursuant to paragraph (7), the Minister of the Interior and Safety may request the supplementation of the plan. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(3) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may have experts in relevant fields review a comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters, prior to approving the plan, and reflect such review in the plan. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(4) Matters necessary for experts’ review under paragraph (3), such as commissioning experts, shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(5) In approving a comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters, the Minister of the Interior and Safety shall consult with the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies in advance. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(6) Where the Minister of the Interior and Safety has approved a comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters, he or she shall send the relevant documents to the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies and the relevant Mayor/Do Governor or the head of the relevant Si/Gun, and the Mayor/Do Governor or the head of the Si/Gun shall publicly announce such plan and keep it available to the general public for inspection, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(7) Detailed standards for formulating and amending comprehensive plans to mitigate natural disasters shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 14-2 (Urgent Amendments to Comprehensive Plans to Mitigate Natural Disasters)
“Cases prescribed by Presidential Decree” in the proviso to Article 16 (4) of the Act means any of the following cases: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Where natural disaster-related measures or plans under other statutes and regulations, such as the Small River Maintenance Act, have been amended and thus matters relating thereto are required to be reflected urgently, in which case such amended matters, etc. fall under the matters determined and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety;
2. Where countermeasures against any new risk factor that was not expected in formulating a comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters are required to be incorporated urgently, in which case the head of the relevant Si/Gun or the relevant Mayor/Do Governor has consulted with the Minister of the Interior and Safety thereon.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017]
 Article 14-3 (Preparation of Implementation Plans to Mitigate Natural Disasters)
(1) The head of each Si/Gun shall prepare a Si/Gun implementation plan to mitigate natural disasters for the following year (hereinafter referred to as “Si/Gun implementation plan”), including the following matters, and submit such plan to the competent Mayor/Do Governor by not later than November 30 each year pursuant to Article 16-2 (1) of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Basic direction-setting and outline;
2. A plan for each unit project, which includes the following matters:
(a) Name and location of the relevant project;
(b) Scale of the project, and the name of the project implementer;
(c) A plan to raise project expenses and funds (including annual investment plans);
3. Other matters deemed necessary and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety for the reduction of natural disasters.
(2) Each Mayor/Do Governor shall prepare a City/Do implementation plan to mitigate natural disasters for the following year under Article 16-2 (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “City/Do implementation plan”) in reflection of the Si/Gun implementation plan submitted under paragraph (1), and submit such plan to the Minister of the Interior and Safety by not later than December 31 each year. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
(3) The head of a Si/Gun or a Mayor/Do Governor may request the heads of the relevant administrative agencies and the heads of public institutions under the subparagraphs of Article 19-5 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “heads of the relevant administrative agencies, etc.”) to provide necessary cooperation, such as submission of data for the preparation of a Si/Gun implementation plan or a City/Do implementation plan.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017]
 Article 14-4 (Management of Promotion Results of Implementation Plans to Mitigate Natural Disasters)
The heads of the relevant administrative agencies, etc. who are notified of a City/Do implementation plan pursuant to Article 16-3 (1) of the Act shall submit the promotion results of the City/Do implementation plan for the relevant year, including the following matters with respect to matters under their jurisdiction, to the Minister of the Interior and Safety by the end of February of the following year pursuant to paragraph (2) of the same Article: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Promotion results by each unit project (including the progress of projects, and budget execution results);
2. Issues in promoting projects, and measures for improvement;
3. Other matters deemed necessary and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety to manage the promotion results of City/Do implementation plans.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017]
SECTION 2 Damage Caused by Storm and Flood
 Article 14-5 (Publication of Regional Targets for Performance of Disaster Prevention)
Where the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, or the head of a Si/Gun (the head of a Si includes the head of an administrative Si of a Special Self-Governing Province, and the head of a Gun includes the head of a Gun under the jurisdiction of a Metropolitan City) intends to publicly announce a regional target for performance of disaster prevention pursuant to Article 16-4 (2) and (3) of the Act, he or she shall publicly announce such target in a public gazette or the website of the relevant local government. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 14-6 (Evaluation of Performance of Facilities for Disaster Prevention)
(1) “Facilities for disaster prevention specified by Presidential Decree” in Article 16-5 (1) of the Act means the following facilities in urban areas referred to in Article 36 (1) 1 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25478, Jul. 16, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Embankments among small river appurtenances under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Small River Maintenance Act;
2. Storage reservoirs among facilities for disaster prevention under subparagraph 6 (e) of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
3. Sewage culverts of a sewerage system under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Sewerage Act;
4. Facilities determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety among those publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety pursuant to subparagraph 12 of Article 55.
(2) Comprehensive measures for improvement under Article 16-5 (1) of the Act shall include the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Matters relating to the results of the evaluation of performance of disaster prevention;
2. Matters relating to improvement measures to enhance the performance of disaster prevention (including improvement measures linked to discharge, detention, and infiltration facilities);
3. Measures to secure budgets and financial resources necessary for improvement measures;
4. Matters relating to annual maintenance plans taking into account the economic feasibility, constructability, etc. of facilities for disaster prevention;
5. Other matters determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 15 (Facilities Subject to Establishment of Flood Control Standards)
Facilities for which the flood control standards are required to be established under Article 17 (2) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25456, Jul. 14, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25478, Jul. 16, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28586, Jan. 16, 2018>
1. Facilities for which the flood control standards are required to be established to enhance their durability against damage from storm and flood shall be as follows:
(a) Embankments among small river appurtenances under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Small River Maintenance Act;
(b) Embankments among river facilities under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the River Act;
(c) Storage reservoirs among facilities for disaster prevention under subparagraph 6 (e) of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
(d) Sewage culverts and public sewage treatment plants of a sewerage system under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Sewerage Act;
(e) Reservoirs among agricultural infrastructure under subparagraph 6 of Article 2 of the Agricultural and Fishing Villages Improvement Act;
(f) Structures built by erosion control work, among erosion control facilities under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Erosion Control Work Act;
(g) Structures rising at least 15 meters high, spillways, and auxiliary dams, among dams under subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Act on Construction of Dams and Assistance to Their Environs;
(h) Bridges under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Road Act;
(i) Breakwaters, groynes, wavebreakers, and bank protections under subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act;
2. Facilities for which the flood control standards are required to be established to prevent the flooding of underground space shall be as follows:
(a) Underground passes under Article 2 (2) 1 (f) of the Enforcement Decree of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, underground squares under Article 2 (2) 3 (d) of the same Decree, and utility tunnels under subparagraph 9 of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
(c) Urban railroads or railroads under subparagraph 2 (b) of Article 2 of the Special Act on the Management of Intercity Transport in Metropolitan Areas;
(d) Substations installed underground among those specified in subparagraph 3 (h) of attached Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding underground substations installed before the enforcement date of this Decree);
(e) Buildings the floor of which is below the ground level among buildings requiring permission for or consultation on construction under Article 11 or 29 of the Building Act, which are located in a region deemed likely to suffer flooding damage and thus publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 15-2 (Projects to Which Flood Prevention Standards by District Are Applied)
“Development projects, etc. specified by Presidential Decree” in Article 18 (2) of the Act means any of the following projects: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. A development project falling under attached Table 1-2 from among development projects consultations on disaster impact assessment of which shall be requested under Article 6 (1) and attached Table 1;
2. An upgrade project for a flood-prone area, a washout-prone area, or an area with vulnerable disaster prevention facilities from among the areas zoned to manage natural disaster risks under Article 8 (1) 1;
3. A disaster recovery project which shall undergo prior deliberation pursuant to Article 40 (1);
5. Other projects to mitigate disasters, which are deemed necessary and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013]
 Article 16 (Formulation of Project Plan for Runoff Reduction Facilities)
(1) A plan for a project for runoff reduction facilities under Article 19-2 (1) of the Act (hereafter referred to as “project plan” in this Article) shall include the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Order of priority of the relevant project for runoff reduction facilities;
2. Whether the project overlaps with or is linked to other projects;
3. Measures to secure financial resources;
4. Results of gathering consensus from local residents;
5. Other matters determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, such as investment priority.
(2) The Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, a Special Self-Governing City Mayor, and the head of a Si/Gun shall submit a project plan for the following year to the Minister of the Interior and Safety by not later than April 30 each year. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) Detailed matters necessary for the formulation of a project plan shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014]
 Article 16-2 (Formulation of Measures to Reduce Rainwater Runoff)
(1) A person who executes a development project, etc. or manages public facilities pursuant to Article 19-6 (1) of the Act shall formulate measures to reduce rainwater runoff where he or she implements any of the following projects (excluding projects subject to the installation of non-point pollution reduction facilities pursuant to Article 53 of the Water Environment Conservation Act): Provided, That this shall not apply where matters relating to the installation of runoff reduction facilities are reflected in the details of a project subject to consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. under Article 5 (1) of the Act, in compliance with the standards specified in Article 19-7 (3) of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25942, Dec. 30, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 26762, Dec. 28, 2015; Presidential Decree No. 27444, Aug. 11, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 27972, Mar. 29, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28583, Jan. 16, 2018; Presidential Decree No. 28599, Jan. 23, 2018; Presidential Decree No. 28628, Feb. 9, 2018; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Construction of a building the site area of which is at least 2,000 square meters or the total floor area is at least 3,000 square meters (including the new construction of a building or the extension, alteration, reconstruction, or relocation of an existing building; hereafter the same shall apply in this subparagraph), from among buildings subject to consultation on construction under Article 29 of the Building Act. In such cases, where at least two sites are constructed on one project site, their combined areas shall be deemed the site area, and where at least two buildings are constructed on one project site, their combined total floor areas shall be deemed the total floor area;
2. Construction work in the case of establishing a school under Article 2 of the Higher Education Act;
3. A project to develop a public housing zone under subparagraph 3 (a) of Article 2 of the Special Act on Public Housing;
4. A project to develop a tourist destination or tourism complex under subparagraph 6 or 7 of Article 2 of the Tourism Promotion Act;
5. An urban or Gun planning facility project on amusement parks, parks, playgrounds, distribution business facilities, storage reservoirs, or parking lots, among infrastructure under subparagraph 6 of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
6. A living environment improvement project under subparagraph 10 of Article 2 of the Agricultural and Fishing Villages Improvement Act;
7. A project to create an urban park under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Act on Urban Parks and Green Areas;
8. An urban development project under Article 2 (1) 2 of the Urban Development Act;
9. A redevelopment project under subparagraph 2 (b) of Article 2 of the Act on the Improvement of Urban Areas and Residential Environments;
10. Urban railroad business under subparagraph 4 of Article 2 of the Urban Railroad Act (limited to cases of accompanying the development of a site);
11. Logistics terminal business under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Act on the Development and Management of Logistics Facilities, or a logistics complex development project under subparagraph 9 of the same Article;
12. A project to train youths or create recreation facilities in an area designated as a special forest project zone under Article 28 of the Creation and Management of Forest Resources Act;
13. A project to create an industrial complex under subparagraph 8 of Article 2 of the Industrial Sites and Development Act;
15. A project which is implemented after obtaining permission for collecting earth or stone under Article 25 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act;
16. Deleted; <by Presidential Decree No. 27972, Mar. 29, 2017>
17. A development project under a hot spring development plan referred to in Article 10 of the Hot Spring Act;
18. A project to create a joint collection and delivery center under subparagraph 16 of Article 2 of the Distribution Industry Development Act;
19. A development project under a project plan for the development of mountain villages referred to in Article 25 of the Forestry and Mountain Villages Development Promotion Act;
20. Establishment of a public cemetery under Article 13 of the Act on Funeral Services;
21. A project to create a housing complex under subparagraph 12 of Article 2 of the Housing Act, or a project subject to the approval of a housing construction project plan under Article 15 of the same Act;
22. An industrial complex development project under Article 31 (1) of the Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Act;
23. A development project under a comprehensive plan for the promotion of a small local town area referred to in Article 4 of the Act on the Assistance to the Development of Small Local Towns;
24. A regional development project in a regional development project zone under Articles 7 (1) 1 and 11 of the Regional Development Assistance Act;
25. Golf course business among sports facilities under subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Installation and Utilization of Sports Facilities Act;
26. A housing site development project which is promoted after designation of a housing site development zone under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Housing Site Development Promotion Act;
27. An airport development project under subparagraph 9 of Article 2 of the Airport Facilities Act (limited to cases of accompanying the development of a site);
28. A development project or a facility prescribed by municipal ordinance of a local government.
(2) Runoff reduction measures under paragraph (1) shall include the following matters:
1. The surrounding conditions of basins;
2. Examination of the appropriateness of the relevant project plan;
3. The frequency and scale of occurrence of disasters;
4. Methods for reducing disasters;
5. The kinds and scale of runoff reduction facilities, and a plan to allocate such facilities;
6. Measures concerning the installation location, structure, and maintenance and management of runoff reduction facilities;
7. Whether the relevant project overlaps with or is linked to other surrounding projects;
8. Analysis of effects, such as benefits caused by the relevant runoff reduction facility project;
9. Results of gathering consensus from local residents;
10. Other matters necessary for the formulation of runoff reduction measures.
(3) A person who has formulated runoff reduction measures pursuant to paragraph (1) shall install necessary facilities from among runoff reduction facilities under Article 16-3 (1).
(4) Detailed matters necessary to formulate runoff reduction measures under paragraph (1) shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014]
 Article 16-3 (Kinds of Runoff Reduction Facilities)
(1) The kinds of runoff reduction facilities under Article 19-7 (3) of the Act shall be as follows:
1. Infiltration facilities:
(a) Infiltration chamber;
(b) Infiltration channel;
(c) Infiltration trench;
(d) Permeable pavement;
(e) Permeable paving blocks, etc.;
2. Detention facilities:
(a) A detention facility utilizing void spaces among crushed stones;
(b) Detention in a playground;
(c) Detention in a park;
(d) Detention in a parking lot;
(e) Detention within a complex;
(f) Detention in a building;
(g) A temporary detention basin in a construction site;
(h) Natural detention facilities such as marsh and wetland.
(2) The number of infiltration facilities under subparagraph 1 of paragraph (1) to be installed shall be set after fully examining the unit design infiltration rate, a plan to arrange such facilities, etc., and detention facilities under subparagraph 2 of paragraph (1) shall be planned to retain the amount of runoff that may increase due to development, etc. in the relevant region.
(3) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) and (2), detailed matters necessary for the installation, structure, maintenance and management, etc. of runoff reduction facilities shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety in consultation with the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014]
 Article 17 (Facilities Subject to Establishment of Standards for Wind-Resistance Designs)
“Facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 20 (1) of the Act means facilities determined by the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies from among the following facilities: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25448, Jul. 7, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25456, Jul. 14, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 27972, Mar. 29, 2017>
1. Buildings under Article 2 of the Building Act;
2. Airport facilities and airfield facilities under subparagraphs 7 and 8 of Article 2 of the Airport Facilities Act;
3. Amusement facilities or amusement machines subject to safety inspections for amusement facility business under Article 3 of the Tourism Promotion Act;
4. Road appurtenances under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Road Act;
5. Tramway facilities under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Tramway Transportation Act;
6. Harmful or dangerous machinery, apparatus, and equipment under Article 33 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act;
7. Outdoor advertisements under subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Act on the Management of Outdoor Advertisements and Promotion of Outdoor Advertisement Industry;
8. Electric installations under subparagraph 16 of Article 2 of the Electric Utility Act;
9. Fixed or mobile stevedoring equipment among harbor facilities under subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act;
10. Urban railroads under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Urban Railroad Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 18 (Kinds of Disaster Maps)
“Disaster maps prescribed by Presidential Decree” in the main sentence of Article 21 (1) of the Act means the following disaster maps: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28190, Jul. 17, 2017>
1. Flood trace map: A map which investigates and marks the traces of flooding caused by typhoon, heavy rainfall, tidal wave, etc.;
2. Flood prediction map: Any of the following maps that predict and indicate the range of flooding caused by expected rainfall, typhoon, heavy rainfall, tidal wave, etc. based on the present topography:
(a) Flood inundation risk map: A map which predicts and indicates potential areas of flooding caused by inundation by flood, poor inland drainage, etc., or a flood hazard map referred to in Article 7 (1) and (5) of the Act on the Investigation, Planning, and Management of Water Resources;
(b) Coastal inundation prediction map: A map which predicts and indicates potential areas of coastal flooding caused by typhoon, heavy rainfall, tidal wave, etc.;
3. Disaster information map: Any of the following maps that indicate such information as evacuation guidelines, shelters and routes at the occurrence of a disaster based on a flood trace map, a flood prediction map, etc.:
(a) Disaster information map for evacuation: A drawing which indicates information on evacuation, such as evacuation guidelines, shelters and routes, at the occurrence of a disaster;
(b) Disaster information map for disaster prevention: A living map which contains various information for disaster prevention, such as flooding forecasts, factual information on flooding, the location of hospitals, etc.;
(c) Disaster information map for education: A map produced for educational purposes, which contains action guidelines for residents by disaster type, etc.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 19 (Preparation, Use, and Maintenance and Management of Various Disaster Maps)
(1) The head of a local government shall prepare a flood trace map and submit it to the Minister of the Interior and Safety within six months from the date of occurrence of flooding damage. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The head of a local government shall computerize and manage disaster maps under Article 18.
(3) Where a person who intends to utilize a flood trace map requests the verification of the traces of flooding under the flood trace map with respect to a specific region, facility, etc., the head of the relevant local government shall verify such traces, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24337, Jan. 28, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) Except as provided in this Decree, matters relating to the preparation, location of installation, methods of marking, and maintenance and management of flood trace maps, and the standards for preparing disaster maps shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24337, Jan. 28, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 19-2 (Integration and Management of Disaster Maps)
(1) To integrate and manage disaster maps prepared by the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies pursuant to Article 21 (1) of the Act, the Minister of the Interior and Safety may request the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies to operate their disaster map-related systems (hereinafter referred to as “disaster map systems”) by linking them to an integrated disaster map management and connection system under Article 21 (3) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “integrated system”). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall determine and publicly notify the following matters to standardize disaster map systems linked and operated under paragraph (1). In such cases, he or she shall consult with the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Matters relating to the standard specifications of disaster map systems;
2. Matters relating to the methods for establishing the standard specifications under subparagraph 1;
3. Other matters deemed necessary by the Minister of the Interior and Safety for the standardization, etc. of disaster map systems.
(3) Where the head of a local government prepares disaster maps pursuant to Article 21 (1) of the Act, he or she shall register them on the integrated system.
(4) To integrate and manage disaster maps registered on the integrated system pursuant to paragraph (3), the Minister of the Interior and Safety may prepare guidelines including the following matters and notify the heads of local governments thereof: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Matters relating to the preparation standard for, and management of, disaster maps;
2. Matters relating to the registration and revision of disaster maps on the integrated system;
3. Other matters deemed necessary by the Minister of the Interior and Safety for the operation, maintenance and management of the integrated system.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26686, Nov. 30, 2015]
 Article 20 (Reporting and Notification of Flood Water Level)
(1) Where the water level reaches or is likely to reach the flood water level, the head of a flood control station for each river basin, such as the Han River basin, the Nakdong River basin, the Geum River basin, and the Yeongsan River basin, shall without delay report or notify the status of the flood water level and the water level to the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies including the Minister of the Interior and Safety and the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the head of the relevant regional construction management office, the competent Mayor/Do Governor, and the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) A Mayor/Do Governor shall combine the flood water levels reported or notified under paragraph (1) according to each river basin and give notice thereof without delay to a neighboring Mayor/Do Governor having jurisdiction over the lower reaches of the same river basin.
(3) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall take necessary measures such as promptly informing the relevant local residents, etc. of the status of the flood water level and the water level notified under paragraph (1).
(4) Except as provided in this Decree, matters necessary for reporting and notifying the status of the flood water level and the water level shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
SECTION 3 Tidal Waves and Snow Damage
 Articles 21 and 22 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 21362, Mar. 25, 2009>
 Article 22-2 (Designation of Areas Vulnerable to Tidal Waves)
“Area prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 25-3 (1) 3 of the Act means the following areas:
1. An area in which flooding damage has occurred or is likely to occur due to the phenomenon of backflow of sewage, etc. caused by a rise in the sea level;
2. An area in which flooding damage or damage to facilities has occurred or is likely to occur due to wind waves caused by typhoon, strong wind, etc.;
3. Other areas likely to suffer damage from tidal waves due to a change in the natural environment, etc., which are deemed by the head of a Si/Gun/Gu to particularly require maintenance and management for the prevention of damage from tidal waves.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 22-3 (Areas Vulnerable to Tidal Waves, for Which Measures May Be Taken Ex Officio)
“Areas vulnerable to tidal waves prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 25-3 (4) of the Act means the following areas in which the maintenance of facilities by the efforts of their owners, occupants or managers themselves is impossible:
1. An area vulnerable to tidal waves which is likely to suffer the loss of human lives if tidal waves occur;
2. An area vulnerable to tidal waves which is likely to suffer damage to major public facilities if tidal waves occur.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 22-4 (Matters Necessary for Formulation and Implementation of Plans to Mitigate Damage from Tidal Waves)
“Matters necessary for the formulation and implementation of plans to mitigate damage from tidal waves, except as otherwise provided in paragraphs (1) through (6)” in Article 25-4 (7) of the Act means the following matters:
1. Gathering consensus from local residents;
2. Measures to secure financial resources;
3. Matters relating to overlapping or connectivity with other projects, etc.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 22-5 (Designation of Areas Prone to Snow Damage)
(1) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall investigate the areas under his or her jurisdiction each year and designate areas prone to snow damage under Article 26-2 (1) of the Act, and shall report the results thereof to the Minister of the Interior and Safety and the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies via the relevant Mayor/Do Governor, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The requirements for designating areas prone to snow damage shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. An area in which isolation has occurred or is likely to occur due to heavy snowfall;
2. An area in which traffic disruption has occurred or is likely to occur due to heavy snowfall;
3. An area in which damage to agricultural facilities has occurred or is likely to occur due to heavy snowfall;
4. Other areas determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety as requiring countermeasures against regular snow damage.
(3) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall periodically ascertain and manage the status of the areas prone to snow damage designated under paragraph (1), as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety, and where the cause of snow damage no longer exists, he or she shall cancel such designation without delay. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) through (3), matters necessary for the procedures for the designation of areas prone to snow damage and the cancellation thereof, and detailed guidelines for managing such areas shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 22-6 (Matters to Be Included in Mid- to Long-Term Measures to Mitigate Snow Damage in Areas Prone to Snow Damage)
Mid- to long-term measures under Article 26-3 (1) of the Act shall be formulated every five years and shall include the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. The current status of areas of danger;
2. The frequency of occurrence of damage;
3. Effects of preventing snow damage when implementing mid- to long-term measures;
4. Measures to secure budgets and financial resources necessary for mid- to long-term measures;
5. Other matters determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, such as order of priority of maintenance projects.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 22-7 (Facilities Subject to Establishment of Standards for Snow-Resistance Designs)
“Facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 26-4 (1), with the exception of its subparagraphs, of the Act means facilities determined by the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies from among the following facilities: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25456, Jul. 14, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27972, Mar. 29, 2017>
1. Buildings under Article 2 of the Building Act;
2. Facilities for taking off and landing of aircraft and for airline passengers and freight traffic among airport facilities under subparagraph 7 of Article 2 of the Airport Facilities Act;
3. Bridges under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Road Act;
4. Facilities for the transmission and transformation of electricity among electric installations under subparagraph 16 of Article 2 of the Electric Utility Act;
5. Harbor facilities under subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act;
6. Agricultural facilities, forestry facilities, and fisheries facilities under subparagraphs 10, 11, and 12 of Article 2 of the Act on the Prevention of and Countermeasures against Agricultural and Fishery Disasters.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 22-8 (Scope of Facilities Subject to Removal of Snow and Ice on Roofs)
“Facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 27 (1) of the Act means facilities satisfying all of the following requirements: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28586, Jan. 16, 2018>
1. A facility falling under buildings of unique structures referred to in subparagraph 18 of Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, which has a structure publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety;
2. A facility falling under any of the following:
(a) A facility designated as a facility subject to special management pursuant to Article 27 (1) of the Framework Act;
(b) A factory with a total floor area of at least 500 square meters, as specified in subparagraph 17 of attached Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
(c) Class-I and Class-II facilities specified in subparagraph 5 (a) and (b) of attached Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Special Act on the Safety Control and Maintenance of Establishments.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26686, Nov. 30, 2015]
SECTION 4 Droughts
 Article 23 (Designation and Reporting of Areas Prone to Droughts)
(1) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall investigate the areas under his or her jurisdiction each year and designate areas prone to droughts under Article 33 (1) of the Act, and shall report the results thereof to the Minister of the Interior and Safety and the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies via the relevant Mayor/Do Governor, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The requirements for designating areas prone to droughts shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. An area which requires water supply measures due to a shortage of water for domestic use;
2. An area which requires water supply measures due to a shortage of water for agricultural use;
3. Other areas deemed to require water supply measures due to a shortage of water for industrial use, etc. and thus publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety.
(3) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall prepare and keep management cards for the areas prone to droughts designated under paragraph (1), as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety, and designate public officials in charge of each area to ascertain the actual status of droughts periodically, and where the cause of drought no longer exists, he or she shall cancel such designation without delay. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) through (3), matters necessary for the procedures for the designation of areas prone to droughts and the cancellation thereof, detailed guidelines for managing such areas, etc. shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 24 (Detailed Matters concerning Formulation of Mid- to Long-Term Measures)
(1) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall formulate mid- to long-term measures for areas prone to droughts (hereinafter referred to as “mid- to long-term measures to mitigate droughts”) every five years pursuant to Article 33 of the Act, and such measures shall include the following matters:
1. The fields of water for domestic use and drinking water:
(a) Measures to expand waterworks for areas prone to droughts in islands and agricultural and fishing villages;
(b) Measures to secure water resources, such as the development of groundwater, the desalination of seawater (insular and coastal areas, etc.), and the utilization of gray water systems;
(c) Measures to conserve water;
(d) Measures for restrictions on water supply by each stage of drought;
(e) Measures to prevent water pollution accidents, etc.;
2. The field of water for agricultural and industrial use:
(a) Measures to install dams, reservoirs, etc., which are promoted by the relevant central administrative agency, the Special Metropolitan City or a Metropolitan City, a Special Self-Governing City, a Do or a Special Self-Governing Province (hereinafter referred to as “City/ Do”), or a special local administrative agency to expand permanent water supply sources;
(b) Measures to utilize existing water resources facilities efficiently;
(c) Measures to develop groundwater and simplified water supply sources;
(d) Measures to provide support for human resources and equipment;
3. Measures to secure financial resources for mid- to long-term measures to mitigate droughts, and investment priority;
4. Other measures to mitigate drought damage utilizing the collection of rainwater.
(2) Where the head of a Si/Gun/Gu has formulated mid- to long-term measures to mitigate droughts pursuant to paragraph (1), he or she shall report such measures to the competent Mayor/Do Governor and the head of the relevant central administrative agency, and publicly announce the measures in a public gazette issued by the relevant Si/Gun/Gu or the website, etc. of the Si/Gun/Gu to make the details thereof available to residents. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER III DISASTER INFORMATION AND EMERGENCY SUPPORT
 Article 25 (Establishment and Operation of Disaster Information System)
(1) The heads of disaster management agencies shall establish and operate a system for managing and using disaster information under Article 34 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “disaster information system”) in accordance with the following standards: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Allowing the disaster information system to be used jointly by and among disaster management agencies;
2. Allowing the database produced in the disaster information system to be used jointly by a comprehensive disaster information system established by the Minister of the Interior and Safety pursuant to Article 34 (3) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “comprehensive disaster information system”).
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall establish and operate a comprehensive disaster information system in accordance with the following standards: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Making it possible to install a disaster information distribution network which connects the producers, managers, and users of disaster information through a communications network;
2. Establishing and managing a disaster information database and delivery system so that disaster management agencies can cope with disasters jointly.
(3) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall establish the comprehensive disaster information system in a manner that it includes the following systems: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. A system necessary to forecast, manage, etc. damage caused by storm and flood;
2. A system necessary to protect victims of disaster under subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Disaster Relief Act and manage the stabilization of their living conditions, etc.;
3. A system necessary to manage statistics for the proper operation of the storm and flood insurance program under Article 24 (1) of the Storm and Flood Insurance Act;
4. A disaster response system necessary to continuously provide administrative services, such as protection of human lives, quarantine, provision of medical treatment, disposal of disaster wastes, and management of public facilities, in an emergency when a natural disaster occurs;
5. A system necessary to make a rapid initial response when a disaster caused by earthquake occurs;
6. A system necessary to formulate a recovery plan, manage the progress of recovery, etc. in order to report on the status of disaster management, render assistance thereto, grant subsidies from the National Treasury, etc. under Articles 20, 61, and 66 of the Framework Act promptly, accurately, and efficiently;
7. Other systems deemed necessary by the Minister of the Interior and Safety for the efficient management of natural disasters.
(4) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may periodically collect data necessary for the establishment and operation of the comprehensive disaster information system and may request the heads of disaster management agencies to provide data necessary for the establishment and operation of the comprehensive disaster information system. In such cases, the heads of disaster management agencies shall comply with such request unless there is a compelling reason not to do so. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(5) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) through (4), detailed matters necessary for the establishment, operation, etc. of the disaster information system and the comprehensive disaster information system shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 25-2 (Utilization of Disaster Information System)
(1) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall develop and distribute disaster information system standards to utilize the disaster information system and the comprehensive disaster information system efficiently. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The heads of disaster management agencies shall proactively utilize the disaster information system and the comprehensive disaster information system, prepare education and training plans each year to enhance their employees’ ability to use the systems, and provide education accordingly.
(3) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may provide education and training for public officials in charge of disaster management at disaster management agencies where necessary for the efficient establishment, operation, and use of the comprehensive disaster information system. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) through (3), matters necessary to promote the use of the disaster information system and the comprehensive disaster information system, etc. shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 25-3 (Affairs concerning Emergency Support by Relevant Central Administrative Agencies)
“Matters concerning emergency support by each government office prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 35 (1) 14 of the Act shall be as specified in attached Table 2. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 26 (Organization of Central Joint Support Team)
(1) Where the head of the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters under Article 14 (2) of the Framework Act (hereinafter referred to as “head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters”) organizes a supporting team jointly with the relevant central administrative agencies (hereinafter referred to as “central joint support team”) pursuant to Article 35 (5) of the Act, he or she shall designate the head of the central joint support team (hereinafter referred to as “head of the support team”) according to the type of disaster. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
(2) Except as provided in paragraph (1), matters relating to employees of the central joint support team, employees dispatched by the relevant government offices, private experts, etc. who are necessary for the organization of the central joint support team shall be determined by the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 27 (Operation of Central Joint Support Team)
(1) The central joint support team shall conduct the following affairs in a region where a natural disaster has occurred: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
1. Providing support for disaster management in a region where a natural disaster has occurred;
2. Providing support for the investigation into and analysis of the cause of occurrence of a natural disaster;
3. Reporting to the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters on the matters requiring administrative and financial assistance from the relevant central administrative agencies to manage a disaster;
4. Ascertaining the status of disaster management, etc.
(2) The head of the support team shall exercise general supervision over the affairs under the subparagraphs of paragraph (1), and direct and supervise the members of the support team.
(3) Matters necessary for reporting and ascertainment under subparagraphs 3 and 4 of paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) The head of a City/Do disaster and safety countermeasures headquarters (hereinafter referred to as “head of a City/Do Headquarters”) or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu disaster and safety countermeasures headquarters (hereinafter referred to as “head of a Si/Gun/Gu Headquarters”) under Article 16 (2) of the Framework Act, who has jurisdiction over an area where a natural disaster has occurred, shall provide necessary support for the performance of affairs under paragraph (1) by the central joint support team. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
(5) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) through (4), matters necessary for the operation of the central joint support team shall be determined by the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 28 (Establishment of Regional Emergency Support System in Preparation for Disasters)
(1) The head of a local government and the head of a disaster management agency having full or partial jurisdiction over a City/Do or a Si/Gun/Gu shall formulate emergency support plans for affairs under their jurisdiction from among the following matters, pursuant to Article 36 of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
1. Collection, analysis, and dissemination of information;
2. Rescue of human lives;
3. Accommodation and relief for victims of disaster;
4. Facilitation of communication in a disaster-affected area;
5. Medical services, prevention of infectious diseases, quarantine against such diseases, and sanitary inspection;
6. Emergency recovery of facilities (including the mobilization of equipment, human resources, and materials);
7. Maintenance of social order and traffic control in a disaster-affected area;
8. Treatment of hazardous chemical substances, and collection and disposal of wastes;
9. Emergency energy supply and demand;
10. Short-term regional stability (payment of recovery expenses and compensation benefits);
11. Publicity of disaster management.
(2) Except as provided in paragraph (1), matters necessary for the establishment of a regional emergency support system shall be determined by the head of the relevant local government in consultation with the head of a disaster management agency having jurisdiction over the relevant region. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 29 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
 Article 30 (Facilities Subject to Formulation of Emergency Plans)
(1) The management authority of facilities which require seismic design under Article 37 (2) 1 of the Act shall formulate an emergency plan that includes such details as emergency evacuation, emergency operation plan, and emergency recovery with respect to the following facilities and equipment determined and publicly notified by the head of the relevant central administrative agency: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25448, Jul. 7, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 27972, Mar. 29, 2017>
1. Facilities, such as passenger terminals, which are likely to suffer a disaster caused by earthquake among airport facilities under subparagraph 7 of Article 2 of the Airport Facilities Act;
2. Facilities, such as railway tracks and station facilities, which are likely to suffer a disaster caused by earthquake among railroad facilities under subparagraph 2 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Railroad Industry Development;
3. Facilities, such as railroads and monorails, which are likely to suffer a disaster caused by earthquake among urban railroads under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Urban Railroad Act;
4. Facilities, such as electric installations for the electric utility business, which are likely to suffer a disaster caused by earthquake among electric installations under subparagraph 16 of Article 2 of the Electric Utility Act;
5. Facilities which are likely to suffer a disaster caused by earthquake, among gas supply facilities under subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Urban Gas Business Act and storage places under subparagraph 1 of Article 3 of the High-Pressure Gas Safety Control Act;
6. Facilities, such as machinery and appliances for telecommunications, which are likely to suffer a disaster caused by earthquake among telecommunications facilities and equipment under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Framework Act on Telecommunications;
7. Electricity generating reactors and facilities related thereto, spent nuclear fuel storage and processing facilities, and other nuclear facilities which the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission notifies publicly after determining the standards for the establishment, etc. of radiation emergency plans by nuclear licensees pursuant to Article 2 (1) 9 of the Act on Physical Protection and Radiological Emergency and Article 5 (1) of the Enforcement Decree of the same Act;
8. Facilities, such as breakwaters, which are likely to suffer a disaster caused by earthquake among harbor facilities under subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act;
9. Other facilities deemed to require the formulation of an emergency plan for the reduction of the frequency of earthquake disasters and thus publicly notified by the head of the relevant central administrative agency or the head of the relevant local government among the facilities managed by him or her.
(2) A central administrative agency, a local government, or the head of the relevant disaster management agency that manages any of the following facilities or areas, from among facilities or areas likely to suffer damage caused by tidal wave, river inundation, heavy rainfall, typhoon, etc. under Article 37 (2) 2 of the Act, shall formulate an emergency plan for the relevant facility or area: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Areas which have suffered damage caused by tidal wave;
2. Other facilities or areas likely to suffer damage caused by tidal wave, river inundation, heavy rainfall, typhoon, etc., such as low-lying areas and reclaimed coastal areas, which are deemed to require the formulation of an emergency plan and thus publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety or the head of the relevant local government.
(3) Facilities for which an emergency plan is required to be formulated from among dams and reservoirs under Article 37 (2) 3 of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Multipurpose dams;
2. Dams for power generation purposes;
3. Dams with a total water storage capacity of at least 300,000 cubic meters, which do not fall under the dams and reservoirs referred to in subparagraphs 1 and 2;
4. Other dams and reservoirs likely to collapse due to deterioration, etc., which are deemed to require the formulation of an emergency plan and thus publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety and the head of the relevant local government.
(4) Areas for which an emergency plan is required to be formulated from among the areas zoned to manage natural disaster risks under Article 37 (2) 4 of the Act shall be determined and publicly notified by the head of the relevant local government. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 31 (Matters to Be Included in Emergency Plans)
(1) Matters to be included in an emergency plan formulated by a central administrative agency, a local government, or the head of the relevant disaster management agency that manages facilities or areas likely to suffer damage caused by tidal wave, river inundation, heavy rainfall, typhoon, etc. under Article 30 (2), shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety in consideration of the type of disaster and the functions of the central administrative agency, the local government, or the disaster management agency, from among the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Emergency communication system for residents, related agencies, etc.;
2. Action guidelines for emergencies;
3. Interpretation of emergency situations, and status of the spread of flood;
4. A tidal wave damage prediction map;
5. Alert system;
6. An emergency evacuation plan;
7. A plan to accommodate victims of disaster;
8. Joint response systems of related agencies and organizations;
9. Other matters necessary to cope with emergencies, such as traffic control in areas of danger.
(2) Matters to be included in an emergency plan formulated by the management authority of dams and reservoirs under Article 30 (3) shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, from among the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. General information on dams and reservoirs;
2. Outline of rivers and basins at the lower part of dams and reservoirs;
3. Collapse risk assessment of dams and reservoirs, and analysis of flood flows;
4. Methods of acquiring and reporting information in emergency situations;
5. Responsibilities and duties of each relevant agency, and a system for declaring emergencies and managing emergency situations;
6. A resident evacuation plan, and traffic control in areas of danger;
7. Emergency medical activities, and supply of daily necessities;
8. Practice and exercises of the relevant emergency plan;
9. A flood inundation map;
10. Resident evacuation routes, and routes for rescue operations;
11. Other matters necessary to cope with emergencies, such as the prevention of additional damage.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 32 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 20147, Jul. 2, 2007>
 Article 32-2 (Requirements for Proxy Registration)
(1) A person who intends to conduct affairs concerning disaster prevention and management under Article 38 (1) of the Act by proxy may register all or part of the following affairs with the Minister of the Interior and Safety in consideration of the level of securing technical human resources pursuant to Article 38 (2) of the Act: Provided, That affairs concerning the formulation of emergency plans in subparagraph 6 may be divided into the earthquake category and the storm and flood damage category and registered accordingly: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28599, Jan. 23, 2018; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Consultation on disaster impact assessment, etc.;
2. Formulation of plans to upgrade areas zoned to manage natural disaster risks, plans for upgrade projects, and implementation plans for upgrade projects;
3. Formulation of comprehensive plans to mitigate natural disasters;
4. Formulation of runoff reduction measures;
4-2. Formulation of plans for projects for runoff reduction facilities and implementation plans for such projects;
5. Evaluation of disaster recovery projects;
6. Formulation of emergency plans.
(2) “Requirements prescribed by Presidential Decree, including technical human resources” in the former part of Article 38 (2) of the Act means attached Table 3. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28599, Jan. 23, 2018>
(3) In the case of a foreigner, he or she shall be deemed a person satisfying the qualification standards in attached Table 3 that correspond to his or her technical qualifications, academic background, or career.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 32-3 (Amendments to Registered Matters of Proxy)
“Important matters prescribed by Presidential Decree” in the latter part of Article 38 (2) of the Act means the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28599, Jan. 23, 2018>
1. Amendments to the name, representative, trade name, or the whereabouts, of a person who conducts affairs concerning disaster prevention and management under Article 38 (1) of the Act by proxy (hereinafter referred to as “proxy”);
2. Amendments to the registered matters of technical human resources.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 32-4 (Methods of Selecting Proxies)
(1) Where a person who conducts affairs concerning disaster prevention and management under the subparagraphs of Article 38 (1) of the Act intends to select a proxy pursuant to paragraph (3) of the same Article, he or she shall do so after conducting an evaluation according to the standards for assessing business performance capabilities that comprehensively take into account the ability, business performance results, creditworthiness, etc. of potential proxies.
(2) The standards for assessing business performance capabilities under paragraph (1) shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017]
 Article 32-5 (Inspection of Status of Proxies)
(1) Matters to be verified and inspected with respect to the status of affairs conducted by a proxy under Article 41-2 (1) of the Act shall be as follows:
1. Current status of the proxy and technical human resources possessed by the proxy;
2. Results of contracts awarded to the proxy, and sales performance of the proxy;
3. Matters relating to the qualifications, career, etc. of technical human resources possessed by the proxy;
4. Whether any ground for disqualification of proxy registration under Article 39 of the Act has occurred;
5. Whether the proxy complies with the matters to be observed by proxies under Article 40 of the Act;
6. Matters reported by the proxy on the suspension or discontinuation of business under Article 41 of the Act;
7. Matters relating to the revocation of proxy registration and the suspension of all or part of business under Article 42 (1) of the Act.
(2) Where the Minister of the Interior and Safety conducts a verification or inspection pursuant to Article 41-2 (1) of the Act, he or she shall notify the relevant proxy of the following matters in writing (including electronic documents) by not later than 14 days prior to such verification or inspection: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28471, Dec. 12, 2017>
1. Date and time of inspection;
2. Purpose of inspection;
3. Details of inspection;
4. Other matters necessary for the inspection of the status of the proxy.
(3) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) and (2), detailed matters necessary for verification and inspection shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014]
 Article 32-6 (Establishment of Information System for Disaster Prevention and Management)
(1) “Information about each proxy prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 44-2 (1) 4 of the Act means the following information:
1. Information about the technical qualifications, academic background, career, etc. of proxies registered under the former part of Article 38 (2) of the Act;
2. Information about amendments to the registered matters of proxies under the latter part of Article 38 (2) of the Act;
3. Information about the suspension or discontinuation of business by proxies under Article 41 of the Act;
4. Information about the results of verification or inspection under Article 41-2 of the Act;
5. Information about the revocation of proxy registration under Article 42 of the Act.
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may conduct the following affairs to promote the efficient establishment and use of an information system for disaster prevention and management under Article 44-2 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “information system”): <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Research and development and technical support for the organization and operation of the information system;
2. Execution of a joint project for the establishment of the information system;
3. Standardization and sophistication of the information system;
4. Promotion of the joint use of information utilizing the information system;
5. Other matters necessary to promote, etc. the establishment and use of the information system.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014]
 Article 33 (Matters to Be Included in Action Guidelines by Disaster Type)
(1) Where the heads of disaster management agencies prepare action guidelines by disaster type pursuant to Article 45 of the Act, they shall do so in accordance with the following classifications: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Action guidelines by phase: Action guidelines for each phase of disaster prevention, preparation, response, and recovery;
2. Action guidelines by task type: Action guidelines for the inspection of facilities vulnerable to disasters, emergency recovery of facilities, etc.;
3. Action guidelines by person in charge: Action guidelines for emergency services working groups, etc.;
4. Action guidelines for residents: Action guidelines for residents, etc. in urban, agricultural and fishing, and mountainous areas;
5. Other action guidelines deemed necessary by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, such as action guidelines by office and division.
(2) Detailed matters, including the matters to be included in action guidelines by disaster type under paragraph (1), shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER IV DISASTER RECOVERY
 Article 33-2 (Notification of Recovery Plans)
(1) “Natural disasters the damage amount of which is not less than the amount prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 46 (2) of the Act means natural disasters requiring support from the National Treasury in accordance with the Regulations on the Standards for Payment of Expenses for Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery, the damage amount of which is at least that referred to in Article 5 (1) of the same Regulations.
(2) The head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters shall notify a disaster recovery plan determined under Article 46 (2) of the Act to the head of the related central administrative agency and the head of the related City/Do Headquarters, and the head of the central administrative agency and the head of the City/Do Headquarters in receipt of the notification shall give notice thereof without delay to the head of the relevant disaster management agency and the head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu Headquarters, respectively.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28932, Jun. 5, 2018]
 Article 33-3 (Preparation, Keeping, and Management of Disaster Register)
(1) A disaster register referred to in Article 46-2 of the Act shall be prepared and managed for each damaged facility and shall include the following matters:
1. Status of damage:
(a) Time and date of damage, damaged areas, and the amount of rainfall (or snowfall);
(b) Causes of damage, and the quantity and amount of damage;
(c) Details of emergency measures;
(d) Photographs, drawings, and location map of damage;
(e) Anticipated effects of damage recovery;
2. Status of recovery:
(a) A recovery plan including the statement of calculation of the quantity and cost of recovery by work type;
(b) Current status of promoting recovery, such as the name and location of works, the status of recovery, the current status of placing orders for works, and persons in charge.
(2) The heads of relevant central administrative agencies and the heads of local governments shall keep a disaster register prepared under paragraph (1), for five years from the year following the year in which disaster recovery is completed and may prepare and manage the disaster register by electronic means.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 33-4 (Formulation of Comprehensive Zonal Recovery Plans)
“Area specified by Presidential Decree” in Article 46-3 (1) 5 of the Act means the following areas: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. An area requiring the combined recovery of facilities which are included in a comprehensive plan to mitigate natural disasters under Article 16 of the Act;
2. An area requiring the combined recovery of roads, bridges, rivers, etc. which extend over at least two local governments;
3. An area requiring the combined recovery of breakwaters, tide embankments, bank protections, etc. under subparagraph 5 (a) of Article 2 of the Fishing Villages and Fishery Harbors Act;
4. An area requiring the combined recovery of disaster prevention facilities, etc. under subparagraph 6 (e) of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
5. An area requiring the combined recovery of runoff reduction facilities, etc.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 34 (Organization and Operation of Central Joint Investigation Team)
(1) The head of a central joint investigation team under Article 47 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “central joint investigation team”) shall be a public official of at least Grade V or a member in general service of the Senior Executive Service of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The head of the central joint investigation team shall, by order from the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters, exercise general supervision over its affairs and direct and supervise its employees. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
(3) The number of members of the central joint investigation team shall be determined by the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters according to the scale of damage. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
(4) A local joint investigation team shall be organized and operated under the jurisdiction of the head of a City/Do Headquarters to smoothly conduct affairs delegated to the head of the City/Do Headquarters and inspections of damage pursuant to Article 73. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
(5) If deemed necessary for a specialized investigation into earthquake damage, the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters may organize and operate an earthquake investigation team including the relevant experts, separately from the central joint investigation team. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
(6) Except as provided in this Decree, matters necessary for the organization of the central joint investigation team and the local joint investigation team, the methods and period of investigation, etc. shall be determined by the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 35 (Matters Necessary for Authorization of Plans to Implement Disaster Recovery Projects)
Where an administrative authority of disaster recovery projects (hereinafter referred to as “administrative authority of disaster recovery projects”), which conducts disaster recovery affairs delegated by the head of a disaster management agency or the Minister of the Interior and Safety, intends to obtain authorization of an implementation plan for a disaster recovery project pursuant to Article 49 (1) of the Act, it shall submit an application for authorization stating the following matters to the head of the relevant City/Do Headquarters or Si/Gun/Gu Headquarters (hereinafter referred to as “head of a Local Countermeasures Headquarters”) or the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Type and name of the project;
2. Area and scale of the project;
3. Name and address of the project implementer;
4. Scheduled commencement date and completion date of the project;
5. Location map and floor plan map of the place of implementation of the project;
6. Construction design documents.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 36 (Matters Necessary for Public Announcement of Plans to Implement Disaster Recovery Projects)
(1) Where the head of a Local Countermeasures Headquarters or the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters has authorized an implementation plan for a disaster recovery project pursuant to Article 49 (1) of the Act, he or she shall include the following matters in the Official Gazette and publicly announce them in a public gazette issued by the relevant Si/Gun/Gu or the website, etc. of the Si/Gun/Gu, pursuant to Article 49 (5) of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
1. Type and name of the project;
2. Name and address of the project implementer (in cases of a corporation, the name and address of the corporation and the name of its representative);
3. Area and scale of project implementation;
4. Scheduled commencement date and completion date of the project;
5. Location, lot number, land category, and area of any land or building to be used or expropriated, a detailed statement on ownership of such land or building and rights thereto other than ownership thereof, and the names and addresses of the owner and right holders.
(2) An administrative authority of disaster recovery projects, which has obtained authorization of an implementation plan for a disaster recovery project, shall publicly announce such fact and keep copies of the relevant documents available to the general public for inspection for at least 15 days.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 36-2 (Targets and Scale of Large-Scale Disaster Recovery Projects and Comprehensive Zonal Recovery Projects)
(1) A large-scale disaster recovery project which may be implemented directly by the Minister of the Interior and Safety pursuant to Article 49-2 (1) of the Act means a project which requires a total recovery cost (including site compensation cost) of at least five billion won based on a disaster recovery plan determined and notified under Article 46 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) A comprehensive zonal recovery project of a scale not smaller than a prescribed scale which may be implemented directly by the Minister of the Interior and Safety pursuant to Article 49-2 (2) of the Act means a project which requires a total recovery cost (including site compensation cost) of at least 30 billion won based on a comprehensive zonal recovery plan determined and notified under Article 46 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 36-3 (Procedures for Implementing Large-Scale Disaster Recovery Projects and Comprehensive Zonal Recovery Projects)
(1) The head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters shall determine projects to be implemented directly by the head of a relevant central administrative agency or the Minister of the Interior and Safety pursuant to Article 49-2 (1) and (2) of the Act, in consultation with the head of the relevant administrative agency and the head of the relevant local government, and reflect such projects in a disaster recovery plan under Article 46 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The head of a Local Countermeasures Headquarters may request the head of a relevant central administrative agency or the Minister of the Interior and Safety to directly implement a disaster recovery project under his or her jurisdiction if the relevant project is deemed necessary to be implemented directly by the head of the relevant central administrative agency or the Minister of the Interior and Safety. In such cases, the head of the relevant central administrative agency or the Minister of the Interior and Safety in receipt of the request shall notify the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters thereof, and the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters in receipt of the notification shall determine whether the relevant project falls under the projects referred to in paragraph (1). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) The head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters may organize and operate a central recovery support team to efficiently provide necessary support for the formulation of comprehensive zonal recovery plans under Article 46-3 of the Act and the implementation of large-scale disaster recovery projects and comprehensive zonal recovery projects under Article 49-2 of the Act. In such cases, matters necessary for the organization and operation of the central recovery support team shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) through (3), matters necessary for the implementation of large-scale disaster recovery projects and comprehensive zonal recovery projects to be implemented directly by the head of a relevant central administrative agency or the Minister of the Interior and Safety shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety in consultation with the head of the relevant central administrative agency and the head of the relevant local government. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 36-4 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012>
 Article 37 (Methods of Placing Order and Entering into Contract for Recovery Work)
Where deemed necessary for swift recovery from a natural disaster, such as where it is necessary to place an order by integrating projects to restore roads, rivers, irrigation facilities, etc. in a disaster-affected area, the head of the relevant central administration agency and the head of the relevant local government may place an order and enter into a contract for a lump sum bid under Article 50 of the Act with respect to a recovery project of a scale not smaller than that prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Articles 38 and 39 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 28591, Jan. 18, 2018>
 Article 40 (Disaster Recovery Projects Subject to Prior Deliberation)
(1) “Disaster recovery project in a scale equivalent to or greater than the scale prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 55 (2) of the Act means a project, etc. for a public facility under the jurisdiction of a local government which requires a recovery cost of at least one billion won based on a disaster recovery plan determined and notified under Article 46 (2) of the Act (excluding site compensation cost).
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), prior deliberation may be omitted where a disaster recovery project falls under any of the following cases: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
1. Where emergency recovery, etc. is necessary due to the occurrence of large-scale damage in a region related to an important State-level event, etc.;
2. Where a project is aimed at simple recovery of functions which does not require a detailed analysis of the cause of damage or a difficult recovery method;
3. Other cases equivalent to subparagraph 1 or 2, as determined by the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters or the head of a City/Do Headquarters.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 41 (Notification of Status of Implementation of Disaster Recovery Projects)
The head of a disaster management agency and the head of a relevant central administrative agency shall inspect the following implementation status in each quarter pursuant to Article 55 (5) and (6) of the Act, and notify the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters or the head of the relevant City/Do Headquarters of the results of such inspection: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
1. Current status of damage and outline for recovery;
2. Current status of the progress of recovery of private facilities;
3. Current status of the progress of recovery of public facilities;
4. Matters necessary to manage the progress of disaster recovery projects.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 41-2 (Organization and Operation of Central Joint Inspection Team for Disaster Recovery Projects)
(1) The heads of a central joint inspection team and a central inspection team under Article 55 (9) of the Act shall be persons appointed by the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters from among public officials of at least Grade V of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) To organize the central joint inspection team under Article 55 (9) of the Act, the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters may request the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies to dispatch public officials under their jurisdiction. In such cases, the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies in receipt of the request shall comply with the request unless there is a compelling reason not to do so. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
(3) The head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters may, pursuant to Article 55 (9) of the Act, have the central joint inspection team or central inspection team periodically inspect matters regarding the progress of disaster recovery projects implemented by the heads of disaster management agencies. In such cases, the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters may reflect the results of such inspection in the evaluation of duties performed by the heads of Local Countermeasures Headquarters pursuant to Article 75 (1) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
(4) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) through (3), matters necessary for the organization of the central joint inspection team or central inspection team, the inspection of matters regarding the progress of disaster recovery projects, etc. shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 41-3 (Preparation of Annual Reports on Natural Disaster Recovery)
(1) “Matters prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 55-2 (2) 6 of the Act means the following matters:
1. Current status of emergency measures for the areas declared in a state of disaster pursuant to Article 36 of the Framework Act;
2. Current status of support for the areas declared as special disaster areas pursuant to Article 60 (2) of the Framework Act.
(2) Where necessary to prepare an annual report on natural disasters under Article 55-2 (1) of the Act, the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters may request the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies and the heads of disaster management agencies to submit data. In such cases, the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies and the heads of disaster management agencies shall comply with such request unless there is a compelling reason not to do so.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014]
 Article 42 (Recovery Projects Subject to Analysis and Evaluation)
“Disaster recovery project in a scale of not less than the specific scale prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 57 (1) of the Act means any of the following projects: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Any project of a Si/Gun/Gu that requires at least 30 billion won for the recovery of public facilities (excluding site compensation cost) based on a disaster recovery plan determined and notified under Article 46 (2) of the Act;
2. Any recovery project for and of a Si/Gun/Gu having at least 1,000 flooded houses, the analysis and evaluation of the effectiveness, economic feasibility, etc. of which is deemed necessary by the Minister of the Interior and Safety.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER V RESEARCH ON AND DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNOLOGY FOR DISASTER PREVENTION
 Article 43 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 20147, Jul. 2, 2007>
 Article 44 (Conclusion of Agreement for Projects to Develop Technology for Disaster Prevention)
Institutions and organizations with which the Minister of the Interior and Safety may enter into an agreement for a project to develop technology for disaster prevention pursuant to Article 58-3 (1) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27506, Sep. 22, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. National and public research institutes;
2. Government-funded science and technology research institutes established under the Act on the Establishment, Operation and Fostering of Government-Funded Science and Technology Research Institutes;
3. Specific research institutes under the Specific Research Institutes Support Act;
4. Universities and colleges, industrial colleges, junior colleges, and technical colleges under the Higher Education Act;
5. Corporate research institutes in the field of natural disaster technology established under the Civil Act or other Acts;
6. Business-affiliated research institutes recognized under Article 14-2 (1) of the Basic Research Promotion and Technology Development Support Act;
7. Research institutes annexed to institutions, associations, etc. or departments solely responsible for research and development at institutions, associations, etc. prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 45 (Payment of Contributions)
Contributions referred to in Article 58-3 (2) of the Act shall be paid in installments: Provided, That they may be paid in a lump sum where deemed necessary in consideration of the scale, timing of commencement, etc. of research tasks.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 46 (Projects to Promote Commercialization of Technology for Disaster Prevention)
“Projects necessary to promote the commercialization of technology for disaster prevention” in Article 59 (2) 5 of the Act means the following projects:
1. Where a local government has saved the budget subsidized by the State or other local governments by using a new technology, any project to promote the use of the new technology by local governments, such as paying part of the savings as a subsidy;
2. Where a new technology which the State or a local government used for the installation of disaster prevention facilities turns out to be successful, any project to subsidize expenses for the installation of such facilities;
3. Any project to discover, foster, and support startups for the development of technology for disaster prevention.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 47 (Application for Evaluation of Technology for Disaster Prevention)
(1) The evaluation of technology for disaster prevention under Article 60 of the Act shall be classified as follows:
1. Designation of new disaster prevention technology;
2. Verification of disaster prevention technology.
(2) A person who intends to undergo the evaluation of disaster prevention technology under paragraph (1) shall submit the following documents to the Minister of the Interior and Safety, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Documents specifying the development background, history, principle, validity, etc. of the relevant technology;
2. Documents describing the performance and economical efficiency of the technology;
3. Name of the person who developed or improved the technology (in cases of a corporation, the names of the corporation and its representative);
4. Design drawings and operating manual of facilities subject to evaluation;
5. Documents describing the details evaluated by the applicant himself or herself, such as the items, frequency, and method of evaluation, the kinds of raw materials, materials or samples related to evaluation, and the results of a domestic pilot test;
6. Documents specifying matters subject to the verification of disaster prevention technology, and the method of field evaluation (limited to cases of verification of disaster prevention technology);
7. Documents relating to the results of use at home and abroad (limited to where the results of use are available) and domestic or foreign patents or authentication (limited to where such patents, etc. exist);
8. Documents describing the details of new disaster prevention technology (including the substance of the new technology and the details of originality and advancement thereof) (limited to cases of designation of new disaster prevention technology);
9. Other documents deemed necessary and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety for the evaluation of disaster prevention technology (limited to the evaluation of disaster prevention technology for the fields under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety).
(3) Where a person who does not have a domicile or a place of business in the Republic of Korea intends to apply for the evaluation of disaster prevention technology under paragraph (1), he or she shall appoint a person having a domicile or a place of business in the Republic of Korea as his or her agent.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 48 (Specialized Institution for Evaluation of Technology for Disaster Prevention)
(1) “Specialized institution specified by Presidential Decree” in Article 60 (2) of the Act means the following institutions:
1. An institution specializing in disaster prevention and safety management established under Article 4 (6) of the Act;
2. A specialized institution referred to in Article 58-3 (3) of the Act.
(2) “Small or medium enterprise meeting the standards prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 60 (4) 1 of the Act means an enterprise involved in disaster prevention, which is a small or medium enterprise under Article 2 of the Framework Act on Small and Medium Enterprises.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 49 (Methods of Evaluation of Technology for Disaster Prevention)
(1) Upon receipt of an application for evaluation of a disaster prevention technology under Article 47 (2), the Minister of the Interior and Safety shall decide whether to designate the relevant technology as a new disaster prevention technology or to verify the relevant technology within 90 days after undergoing deliberation by a specialized institution for evaluation of technology for disaster prevention under Article 48 (hereinafter referred to “specialized institution for evaluation of disaster prevention technology”). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall hear opinions of interested persons and specialized institutions in the fields under his or her jurisdiction if deemed necessary to evaluate whether a technology an application for evaluation for which has been filed under paragraph (1) falls under new technologies. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall publicly announce major details of a technology an application for evaluation for which has been filed, in the Official Gazette for at least 30 days in order to hear opinions of interested persons pursuant to paragraph (2). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(4) A specialized institution for evaluation of disaster prevention technology shall organize and operate a new technology deliberative committee to deliberate on technologies applications for evaluation for which have been filed.
(5) Matters necessary for the standards, procedures, etc. for evaluating new technologies shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(6) Where the Minister of the Interior and Safety has evaluated a disaster prevention technology pursuant to paragraph (1), he or she shall publish the following matters in the Official Gazette, issue a certificate of designation of new disaster prevention technology or a certificate of verification of disaster prevention technology to the applicant as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety, and notify local governments of such fact: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Name of the new disaster prevention technology or the disaster prevention technology;
2. Details and scope of the new disaster prevention technology or the disaster prevention technology;
3. Name of the person who developed or improved the relevant technology (in cases of a corporation, the names of the corporation and its representative);
4. Details about the protection of the person who has obtained the designation of the new disaster prevention technology under Article 50;
5. Protection period of the new disaster prevention technology under Article 52.
(7) The designation of a new disaster prevention technology under paragraph (1) shall be made by means of field investigation (referring to confirming whether the details, field applicability, etc. of the technology are identical to the details of the application for evaluation of the technology; hereinafter the same shall apply) and documentary examination, and the verification of a disaster prevention technology shall be conducted in a manner that the superiority of the technology is evaluated and verified through field investigation, documentary examination, field assessment (referring to assessing the performance of the facilities installed in the field subject to evaluation, after testing, analyzing, etc. them for a certain period; hereinafter the same shall apply), and overall assessment.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 50 (Methods of Indication of New Technology for Disaster Prevention)
A person who has obtained the designation of a new disaster prevention technology may, pursuant to Article 61 (1) of the Act, use the new disaster prevention technology mark on facilities, products, etc. installed using the new technology or utilize the fact of such designation in advertisements, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 51 (Preferential Use of New Technology for Disaster Prevention)
(1) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may, pursuant to Article 61 (2) of the Act, request the following public institutions to preferentially utilize new disaster prevention technologies for various projects and works they conduct for the prevention of disasters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. The State or local governments;
2. Enterprises in which the Government invests at least 50 percent of their paid-in capital;
3. Institutions funded by the State or local governments (excluding the enterprises referred to in subparagraph 2).
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may, pursuant to Article 61 (2) of the Act, reflect the unit costs of new disaster prevention technologies in the standards for calculating expenses for disaster recovery under Article 10 (2) of the Regulations on the Standards for Payment of Expenses for Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27572, Nov. 1, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) A person who has obtained the designation of a new disaster prevention technology may request persons using the new technology to pay royalties therefor.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 52 (Protection Period of New Technology for Disaster Prevention)
(1) The protection period of a new disaster prevention technology under Article 61 (3) of the Act shall be five years from the date on which the relevant technology was designated as a new disaster prevention technology. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28932, Jun. 5, 2018>
(2) Upon receipt of an application from a person who has obtained the designation of a new disaster prevention technology, the Minister of the Interior and Safety may extend the protection period of the new technology under paragraph (1) for up to 12 years including the protection period specified in paragraph (1), after verifying the results of use, etc. of the new technology. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28932, Jun. 5, 2018>
(3) Article 49 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the extension of the protection period under paragraph (2).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 52-2 (Procedures for Classifying Products for Disaster Prevention and Industrial Entities Specializing in Disaster Prevention)
(1) To classify and manage products for disaster prevention and industrial entities specializing in disaster prevention pursuant to Article 61-3 (1) of the Act, the Minister of the Interior and Safety may conduct a fact-finding survey, such as requesting the heads of local governments, the heads of disaster management agencies, and the heads of industrial entities specializing in disaster prevention to submit the relevant data. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may publicly announce the status of classification and management of products for disaster prevention and industrial entities specializing in disaster prevention under Article 61-3 (1) of the Act in the Official Gazette or website, based on the results of a fact-finding survey under paragraph (1). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) and (2), matters necessary for the classification, management, etc. of products for disaster prevention and industrial entities specializing in disaster prevention shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 52-3 (Procedures for Disclosing Results of Survey of Demand for Disaster Prevention Industry)
(1) The results of a survey of the demand for products for disaster prevention and plans for investment and management under Article 61-4 (1) of the Act shall be disclosed to the general public in a manner that such results are publicly announced in the Official Gazette or website.
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may conduct a necessary survey, etc. to analyze the use, etc. of the results of a survey of the demand for products for disaster prevention and plans for investment and management under Article 61-4 (1) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 53 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 20147, Jul. 2, 2007>
 Article 54 (Diffusion of Information about Technology for Disaster Prevention)
The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall conduct the following affairs pursuant to Article 63 of the Act and may make the data, information, etc. thereon available to users: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Construction of a network for distribution of information about disaster prevention technology;
2. Standardization of information about disaster prevention technology;
3. Computerization of information about disaster prevention technology, and production of such computerized data;
4. Collection, management, and dissemination of information about disaster prevention technology;
5. Joint projects with institutions or organizations involved in disaster prevention for the affairs referred to in subparagraphs 1 through 4.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
CHAPTER VI SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
 Article 55 (Facilities to Prevent Disasters)
“Facilities to prevent disasters, specified by Presidential Decree” in Article 64 (1) of the Act means the following facilities: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25456, Jul. 14, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25478, Jul. 16, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Embankments, bank protections, dammed pools for irrigation, and floodgates among small river appurtenances under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Small River Maintenance Act;
2. Dams, levees, embankments, bank protections, water control works, dammed pools for irrigation, locks, floodgates, waterway tunnels, canals, and observation facilities among river facilities under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the River Act;
3. Disaster prevention facilities under subparagraph 6 (e) of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
4. Sewage culverts and sewage treatment plants of a sewerage system under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Sewerage Act;
5. Facilities for the use of groundwater such as reservoirs, pumping stations and wells, drainage stations, diversion weirs, irrigation channels, drainage channels, puddles, tide embankments, and embankments among agricultural infrastructure under subparagraph 6 of Article 2 of the Agricultural and Fishing Villages Improvement Act;
6. Erosion control facilities under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Erosion Control Work Act;
7. Dams under subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Act on Construction of Dams and Assistance to Their Environs;
8. Snow defense and removal facilities, facilities to prevent soil erosion and rock slides, and utility tunnels among road appurtenances under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Road Act, and tunnels, bridges, underpasses, and overpasses under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the same Act;
9. Disaster forecast and alert facilities under Article 38 of the Framework Act;
10. Breakwaters, groynes, wavebreakers, and bank protections under subparagraph 5 (a) (ii) of Article 2 of the Harbor Act;
11. Breakwaters, groynes, and wavebreakers under subparagraph 5 (a) (i) of Article 2 of the Fishing Villages and Fishery Harbors Act;
12. Other facilities deemed necessary and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety for the maintenance and management of facilities to prevent disasters.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 56 (Evaluation of Maintenance and Management of Facilities to Prevent Disasters)
(1) The evaluation of maintenance and management of facilities to prevent disasters under Article 64 of the Act shall be classified as follows:
1. Evaluation of matters concerning regular and periodical inspections of facilities to prevent disasters;
2. Evaluation of matters concerning the securing of budgets, human resources, equipment, etc. necessary for the maintenance and management of facilities to prevent disasters;
3. Evaluation of matters concerning the formulation and implementation of plans to repair and reinforce facilities to prevent disasters;
4. Evaluation of matters concerning the formulation of emergency plans in preparation for the occurrence of disasters.
(2) The evaluation of maintenance and management of facilities to prevent disasters shall be conducted once a year with respect to the subparagraphs of paragraph (1), and matters necessary for evaluation, such as evaluation items, standards and methods, shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 57 (Training for Public Officials and Technicians)
(1) Persons who are required to undergo training for disaster prevention pursuant to Article 65 (1) and (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “persons subject to training”) shall be as follows:
1. Public officials in charge of affairs relating to disasters at central administrative agencies and local governments;
2. Persons engaging in affairs relating to disasters, who work for disaster management agencies under Article 3 of the Enforcement Decree of the Framework Act on the Management of Disasters and Safety;
3. Technicians engaging in industries relating to disasters;
4. Training applicants in the private sector such as volunteer service organizations, relief organizations, councils, and schools.
(2) A person falling under subparagraph 1 of paragraph (1), who has less than two years’ experience in engaging in affairs relating to disasters, shall undergo training for disaster prevention under paragraph (1) at least once before the lapse of one year after he or she takes charge of affairs relating to disasters.
(3) Matters necessary for the number of training, training courses, etc. for persons subject to training under paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 58 (Professional Training Courses for Disaster Prevention)
(1) Professional training courses referred to in Article 65 (3) of the Act shall be provided for persons who work in the fields requiring professional training from among those subject to training under Article 57.
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may separately run special professional training courses for persons engaging in the fields requiring specific technology and knowledge from among those subject to professional training under paragraph (1) or may entrust training for such persons to an outside specialized institution or organization. In such cases, the Minister of the Interior and Safety may separately entrust matters relating to evaluation from among special professional training courses. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28599, Jan. 23, 2018>
(3) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may issue a certificate of professional disaster prevention personnel to public officials and technicians who pass the evaluation under the latter part of paragraph (2). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28599, Jan. 23, 2018>
(4) A person who is registered as a proxy after having technical human resources in place pursuant to Article 38 (2) of the Act shall have the technical human resources undergo repair training every three years from the date of receipt of a certificate of professional disaster prevention personnel under paragraph (3), as prescribed by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, pursuant to Article 65 (2) of the Act. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(5) Where the expansion of various training opportunities and the advanced teaching and learning methods of remote training are deemed necessary to reduce training expenses, etc., the Minister of the Interior and Safety may run part of professional training courses under Article 65 (3) of the Act in the form of cyber training, and request the relevant agencies to provide cooperation therefor. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(6) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) through (5), matters necessary for the operation and entrustment of special professional training courses, the certification of professional disaster prevention personnel, etc. shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety in accordance with the standards prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 59 (Expenses Incurred in Providing Training)
Expenses incurred in providing training under Article 65 (4) of the Act shall be travel expenses for training, and admission fees and enrollment fees determined by the relevant educational institutions.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 60 (Organization and Operation of Regional Autonomous Disaster Prevention Team)
(1) A regional autonomous disaster prevention team under Article 66 of the Act shall be organized and operated for each Si/Gun/Gu: Provided, That it may also be organized and operated for each Eup/Myeon/Dong where deemed necessary by the head of a Si/Gun/Gu for the efficient operation of regional autonomous disaster prevention teams.
(2) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu may have an organization in his or her region, which is deemed to have much interest in the prevention of natural disasters and to have the ability to form and operate an organization, take the lead in organizing and operating a regional autonomous disaster prevention team.
(3) The head of a regional autonomous disaster prevention team (hereinafter referred to as “head of a regional autonomous disaster prevention team”) shall be appointed by the head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu after being elected by the members of the team from among persons who have much knowledge and experience in the field of disasters.
(4) Except as provided in this Decree, matters necessary for the organization and operation of a regional autonomous disaster prevention team shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 61 (Convocation)
Where necessary to prevent, prepare for, respond to, recover from, etc. disasters, the head of a regional autonomous disaster prevention team or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may convoke the team: Provided, That where the head of a Si/Gun/Gu intends to convoke the relevant regional autonomous disaster prevention team, he or she shall consult with the head of the team in advance.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 62 (Education and Training)
(1) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu may provide education and training for members of the relevant regional autonomous disaster prevention team.
(2) Education for members of a regional autonomous disaster prevention team may be provided directly by the head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu or may be entrusted to a specialized institution or organization, etc.
(3) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) and (2), matters necessary for education and training for a regional autonomous disaster prevention team shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 63 (Evaluation)
(1) The Minister of the Interior and Safety and Mayors/Do Governors may evaluate the operation, etc. of regional autonomous disaster prevention teams where deemed necessary for the smooth operation of such teams. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) Where the Minister of the Interior and Safety and Mayors/Do Governors have conducted an evaluation under paragraph (1), they may award a prize, and provide support, to excellent regional autonomous disaster prevention teams and Sis/Guns/Gus according to the results of the evaluation. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 64 (Organization and Operation of Central Support Team)
(1) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may organize and operate a central support team consisting of private experts, etc. in order to promote the organization and operation of regional autonomous disaster prevention teams. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) Matters necessary for the organization and operation of the central support team shall be determined by the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 65 (Budget Support)
The Minister of the Interior and Safety and the heads of local governments may pay expenses necessary for the activities and operation of regional autonomous disaster prevention teams on the basis of the actual expenses incurred, pursuant to Article 66 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 66 (Application for Adjudication)
A person who intends to apply for adjudication pursuant to Article 68 (3) of the Act shall submit a written application therefor stating the following matters to the competent land expropriation committee, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Addresses and names of the applicant for adjudication and the other party;
2. The fact that a loss has been incurred;
3. Particulars of the amount of compensation for loss determined by the disposition agency and the amount of loss submitted by the applicant;
4. Progress of consultation on compensation for loss.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 67 (Matters to Be Included in Articles of Incorporation of the Association)
Matters to be included in the articles of incorporation of the Korea Disaster Prevention Association under Article 72 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as the “Association”) shall be as follows:
1. Objectives;
2. Title;
3. Location of offices;
4. Matters relating to business;
5. Matters relating to qualifications for members;
6. Matters relating to membership fees;
7. Matters relating to property and accounting;
8. Matters relating to executive officers and employees;
9. Matters relating to the structure and organization;
10. Matters relating to general meetings and the board of directors;
11. Matters relating to amendments to the articles of incorporation.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 68 (Prescribed Number and Term of Executive Officers of the Association)
(1) Executive officers of the Association shall be the chairperson, vice-chairpersons, directors, and auditors, and the number of executive officers shall not be more than 70 persons. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
(2) The chairperson and auditors shall be elected at the general meeting, and the other executive officers shall be elected as prescribed by the articles of incorporation of the Association.
(3) Each executive officer shall hold office for a term of three years: Provided, That the term of office of an executive officer for filling a vacancy shall be the remaining term of his or her predecessor. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
(4) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) through (3), matters necessary for the reappointment, etc. of executive officers shall be prescribed by the articles of incorporation of the Association. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 69 (Supervision over the Association)
The Association shall report the following matters to the Minister of the Interior and Safety: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 21044, Sep. 26, 2008; Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Important resolutions of the general meeting or the board of directors;
2. The actual status of members;
3. Other important matters relating to the operation and members of the Association, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety.
 Article 70 (Matters to Be Included in Incorporation Registration of the Association)
Matters to be included in the incorporation registration of the Association shall be as follows:
1. Objectives;
2. Title;
3. Location of offices;
4. Date of the authorization of incorporation of the Association;
5. Names and addresses of executive officers;
6. Total amount of assets.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 71 (Issuance of Written Confirmation of Fact of Damage)
(1) A person (including his or her agent) who intends to obtain a written confirmation of the fact of damage with respect to any damage caused by a natural disaster pursuant to Article 74 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “written confirmation of the fact of damage”) shall prepare the details of such damage according to the form prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety and submit them to the head of the Si/Gun/Gu or Eup/Myeon in which the damaged facility is located. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The head of a Si/Gun/Gun who is requested to issue a written confirmation of the fact of damage pursuant to paragraph (1) shall issue the written confirmation of the fact of damage and record such fact in the issuance register of written confirmations of the fact of damage, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 72 (Evaluation and Giving Prizes)
(1) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall formulate a plan to evaluate duties performed by the heads of local governments pursuant to Article 75 of the Act, and shall conduct such evaluation periodically each year. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may, with respect to matters with poor results according to the evaluation under paragraph (1), request the heads of the relevant local governments to take supplementary measures and may take necessary measures, such as providing budget support and awarding prizes, with respect to matters with excellent results. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 72-2 (Procedures for Regional Safety Inspection)
(1) The regional safety inspection under Article 75-2 of the Act may be conducted by means of paper inspection and on-site inspection.
(2) The period of paper inspection and on-site inspection under paragraph (1) shall be as follows:
1. Paper inspection: Annually;
2. On-site inspection: Biennially.
(3) The Minister of the Interior and Safety may take such measures as providing administrative and financial support for a Special Self-Governing City, a Special Self-Governing Province, and a Si/Gun/Gu, according to the results of the regional safety inspection under paragraph (1).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28599, Jan. 23, 2018]
 Article 73 (Delegation of Authority)
(1) Where the head of the Central Countermeasures Headquarters investigates the status of natural disasters pursuant to Article 47 (1) of the Act, he or she shall delegate, to the head of a City/Do Headquarters, his or her authority to investigate damage to private facilities (excluding damage caused by landslide) and to public facilities the damage amount of which is not more than 50 million won each. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
(2) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall, pursuant to Article 76 (1) of the Act, delegate the following authority, from among his or her authority over consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. under Article 4 (1) of the Act, to a Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu as prescribed in each relevant subparagraph: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. Consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. requested by a Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a special local administrative agency having jurisdiction over a City/Do: The relevant Mayor/Do Governor;
2. Consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. requested by the head of a Si/Gun/Gu or the head of a special local administrative agency having jurisdiction over a Si/Gun/Gu: The head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu.
(3) The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall, pursuant to Article 76 (1) of the Act, delegate the following authority [limited to the scope of authority related to the authority delegated with respect to consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. under paragraph (2) (hereinafter referred to as “relevant authority”)] to the Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu to whom the relevant authority is delegated: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018; Presidential Decree No. 29441, Dec. 31, 2018>
1. Re-consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. under Article 5-2 (1) of the Act;
2. Receipt of notification of the results of the measures taken or a plan for taking measures under Article 6 (1) of the Act;
3. Receipt of notification of the results of verification under Article 6-3 (3) of the Act;
4. Request for the suspension of construction or other necessary measures under Article 6-4 (3) of the Act;
5. Receipt of notification of the results of the measures taken under Article 6-4 (4) of the Act;
6. Request for necessary measures such as the suspension of construction under Article 7 (2) of the Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012]
 Article 73-2 (Management of Personally Identifiable Information)
Where unavoidable to conduct the following affairs, the Minister of the Interior and Safety (including a person entrusted with affairs of the Minister of the Interior and Safety pursuant to Article 58) may manage the data containing resident registration numbers under subparagraph 1 of Article 19 of the Enforcement Decree of the Personal Information Protection Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Affairs relating to proxy registration under Article 38 of the Act;
2. Affairs relating to the verification of grounds for disqualification of proxy registration under Article 39 of the Act;
3. Affairs relating to the inspection of the status of proxies under Article 41-2 of the Act;
4. Affairs relating to training, etc. for public officials, technicians, etc. under Article 65 of the Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014]
 Article 74 (Re-Examination of Regulation)
The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall examine the appropriateness of the following matters every three years, counting from each base date specified in the following (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. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017; Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
1. The scope of development plans, etc. subject to consultations on disaster impact assessment, etc. and the timing of such consultations under Article 6 and attached Table 1: January 1, 2014;
2. Projects which require the formulation of runoff reduction measures and the installation of runoff reduction facilities under Article 16-2: January 1, 2015;
3. Standards necessary for the kinds, installation, structure, maintenance and management, etc. of runoff reduction facilities under Article 16-3: January 1, 2015;
4. Requirements for proxy registration under Article 32-2 and attached Table 3: January 1, 2014;
5. Items of verification and inspection, inspection methods, and inspection procedures under Article 32-5: January 1, 2015;
6. Matters relating to repair training for technicians under Article 58 (4): January 1, 2015.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25050, Dec. 30, 2013]
 Article 75 (Standards for Imposition of Administrative Fines)
The standards for imposing administrative fines under Article 79 (1) and (2) of the Act shall be as specified in attached Table 4.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 29441, Dec. 31, 2018]
ADDENDA
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Provisions Governing Enforcement Date of the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act) The Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act (Act No. 7359) shall enter into force on July 27, 2005.
(3) (Applicability to Administrative Plans and Development Projects Subject to Prior Consultations on Examination of Factors Influencing Disasters) The amended provisions of Article 6 (1) and attached Table 1 shall begin to apply from the first administrative plan formulated after this Decree enters into force or the first development project of which an application for permission, authorization, approval, license, decision, designation, etc. is filed after this Decree enters into force.
(4) (Relationship to Other Statutes and Regulations) Where any other statute or regulation cites the previous Enforcement Decree of the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act or any provision thereof as at the time this Decree enters into force, it shall be deemed to have cited this Decree or the relevant provisions of this Decree in lieu of the previous provisions thereof, if any provisions corresponding thereto exist in this Decree.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19463, Apr. 28, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on April 30, 2006.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
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. 19639, Aug. 4, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on August 5, 2006.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20147, Jul. 2, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 3, 2007.
Article 2 (Provisions Governing Enforcement Date of the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act)
The Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act (Act No. 8170) shall enter into force on July 3, 2007.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Requirements for Proxy Registration)
Notwithstanding the amended provisions of subparagraph 1 (b) of attached Table 3, a person who intends to make a proxy registration may be registered as a proxy before the lapse of one year from the enforcement decree of this Decree, after having as his or her technical human resources persons who fail to obtain a certificate of professional disaster prevention personnel due to their failure to complete special professional training courses for those engaging in the field of disaster prevention. In such cases, the persons who fail to complete special professional training courses for those engaging in the field of disaster prevention shall complete such training courses and obtain a certificate of professional disaster prevention personnel within six months after the proxy registration was made.
Article 4 (Relationship to Other Statutes and Regulations)
Where any other statute or regulation cites any provision of the previous Enforcement Decree of the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act as at the time this Decree enters into force, it shall be deemed to have cited the relevant provisions of this Decree in lieu of the previous provisions thereof, if any provisions corresponding thereto exist in this Decree.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20244, Sep. 6, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20289, Sep. 27, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on September 28, 2007.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20428, Nov. 30, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 20640, Feb. 22, 2008>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20763, Apr. 3, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on April 7, 2008.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21044, Sep. 26, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on September 28, 2008.
Article 2 (Provisions Governing Enforcement Date of the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act)
The Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act (Act No. 8999) shall enter into force on September 28, 2008.
Article 3 (Applicability to Administrative Plans and Development Projects Subject to Prior Consultations on Examination of Factors Influencing Disasters)
(1) The amended provisions of Article 4 shall begin to apply from cases where a request for consultations on examination is filed to obtain approval for the establishment of a factory, etc. after this Decree enters into force.
(2) The amended provisions of attached Table 1 shall begin to apply from an administrative plan formulated, determined, etc., or a development project of which an application for permission, authorization, approval, etc. is filed, after this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21098, Oct. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21214, Dec. 31, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21362, Mar. 25, 2009>
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. 21445, Apr. 21, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 21626, Jul. 7, 2009>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21719, Sep. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on September 10, 2009.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21807, Nov. 2, 2009>
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. 21835, Nov. 20, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on November 22, 2009.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21882, Dec. 14, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21887, Dec. 15, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22149, May 4, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Scale of Disaster Recovery Projects Subject to Prior Deliberation)
The amended provisions of Articles 40 (1) and 73 (2) shall begin to apply from a disaster recovery project under the first disaster recovery plan determined and notified under Article 46 (2) of the Act after this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22269, Jul. 12, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22449, Oct. 14, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on October 16, 2010.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22564, Dec. 29, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on December 30, 2010. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22626, Jan. 17, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 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. 23113, Aug. 30, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23297, Nov. 16, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23652, Mar. 2, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Administrative Plans and Development Projects Subject to Prior Consultations on Examination of Factors Influencing Disasters)
The amended provisions of attached Table 1 shall begin to apply from an administrative plan formulated, determined, etc., or a development project of which an application for permission, approval, etc. is filed, after this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23713, Apr. 10, 2012>
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. 23718, Apr. 10, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on April 15, 2012. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 15 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24052, Aug. 22, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on August 23, 2012.
Article 2 (Applicability to Expansion of Facilities Subject to Establishment of Flood Control Standards)
The flood control standards for buildings under the amended provisions of subparagraph 2 (e) of Article 15 shall begin to apply from cases where an application for building permission is filed under Article 11 of the Building Act, or consultation is conducted under Article 29 of the same Act, after this Decree enters into force.
Article 3 (Applicability to Preparation and Submission of Flood Trace Map)
The amended provisions of Article 19 (1) shall begin to apply from flooding damage that occurs after this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 24337, Jan. 28, 2013>
This Decree shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 74 shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24417, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That matters relating to the amended provisions of Article 19 (3) of the Enforcement Decree of the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act (Presidential Decree No. 24337) in Article 3 (15) of the Addenda shall enter into force on July 29, 2013.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24509, Apr. 22, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on April 23, 2013.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 25050, Dec. 30, 2013>
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2014. (Proviso Omitted.)
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25248, Mar. 11, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Administrative Plans and Development Projects Subject to Prior Consultations on Examination of Factors Influencing Disasters)
The amended provisions of attached Table 1 shall begin to apply from an administrative plan formulated, designated, etc. (including amended formulation, designation, etc. thereof), or a development project of which an application for permission, approval, etc. (including permission, approval, etc. for any amendment thereto) is filed, after this Decree enters into force.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25339, Apr. 29, 2014>
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. 25448, Jul. 7, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 8, 2014.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25456, Jul. 14, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 15, 2014.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25478, Jul. 16, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 17, 2014.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25536, Aug. 6, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on August 7, 2014.
Article 2 (Applicability to Matters to Be Included in Runoff Reduction Measures)
The amended provisions of Article 16-2 (2) shall begin to apply from runoff reduction measures formulated after this Decree enters into force.
Article 3 (Special Cases concerning Repair Training for Technical Human Resources)
Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 58 (4), a proxy referred to in Article 38 (1) of the Act shall have his or her technical human resources, who obtained a certificate of professional disaster prevention personnel pursuant to Article 58 (3) before this Decree enters into force, undergo repair training within three years after this Decree enters into force, and shall have them undergo repair training under Article 58 (4) every three years from the date of receipt of such training.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25743, Nov. 19, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on November 22, 2014.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25753, Nov. 19, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That among Presidential Decrees amended pursuant to Article 7 of the Addenda, the amendments to any Presidential Decree, which was promulgated before this Decree enters into force whose enforcement date has not yet arrived, shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the relevant Presidential Decree.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25942, Dec. 30, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2015.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 26686, Nov. 30, 2015>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 22-8 shall enter into force on December 31, 2015.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 26762, Dec. 28, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on December 29, 2015.
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27285, Jun. 28, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on June 30, 2016.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 7, 2016.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27444, Aug. 11, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on August 12, 2016.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27506, Sep. 22, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on September 23, 2016.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27572, Nov. 1, 2016>
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. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2017. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27809, Jan. 26, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 28, 2017.
Article 2 (Applicability to Matters Subject to Prior Consultations on Re-Examination of Factors Influencing Disasters)
The amended provisions of Article 6-2 (limited to matters relating to the calculation of a cumulative increase rate, size increase, or change rate in each subparagraph) shall begin to apply from a development plan, etc. of which prior consultations on the examination of factors influencing disasters are completed after this Decree enters into force.
Article 3 (Applicability to Methods of Selecting Proxies)
The amended provisions of Article 32-4 shall begin to apply from cases where the procedures for selecting a proxy commence after this Decree enters into force.
Article 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27972, Mar. 29, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on March 30, 2017.
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28190, Jul. 17, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 18, 2017.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That among Presidential Decrees amended pursuant to Article 8 of the Addenda, the amendments to any Presidential Decree, which was promulgated before this Decree enters into force whose enforcement date has not yet arrived, shall enter into force on the enforcement date of the relevant Presidential Decree.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28471, Dec. 12, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2018.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28583, Jan. 16, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 18, 2018.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28586, Jan. 16, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 18, 2018. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28591, Jan. 18, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 28599, Jan. 23, 2018>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28628, Feb. 9, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on February 9, 2018.
Articles 2 through 17 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28932, Jun. 5, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Protection Period of New Technology for Disaster Prevention)
(1) The amended provisions of Article 52 (1) shall also apply to new technologies for disaster prevention designated and publicly notified under Article 61 (1) of the Act before this Decree enters into force, in which case three years have not passed since the date of such designation and public notice as at the time this Decree enters into force.
(2) With respect to a new disaster prevention technology the protection period of which is extended under paragraph (1), the Minister of the Interior and Safety may publicly announce the matters under the subparagraphs of Article 49 (6) in the Official Gazette and issue a certificate of designation of new disaster prevention technology to the person who has obtained such designation, with the extended protection period reflected.
Article 3 (Special Cases concerning Extension of Protection Period of New Technology for Disaster Prevention)
(1) With respect to a new disaster prevention technology, the protection period of which was extended under the previous Article 52 (2) before this Decree enters into force and has not expired at the time this Decree enters into force, the Minister of the Interior and Safety may extend the protection period of such new technology additionally after receiving an application therefor from the person who obtained the designation of the new technology and verifying the results of use, etc. of the new technology. In such cases, the total of the protection period extended under the previous provisions and that extended additionally under this paragraph shall not exceed seven years.
(2) Article 49 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the additional extension of the protection period under paragraph (1).
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 29249, Oct. 23, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on October 25, 2018.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 29441, Dec. 31, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Matters Subject to Re-Consultations on Disaster Impact Assessment)
(1) The amended provisions of Article 6-2 (1) 2 shall apply including a site area which was increased as a result of modification of the relevant development project before this Decree enters into force.
(2) The amended provisions of Article 6-2 (1) 4 and 5 shall apply to the land use area and the area of the impermeable layer which are modified after this Decree enters into force.
Article 3 (Applicability to Development Plans Subject to Consultations on Disaster Impact Assessment)
The amended provisions of attached Table 1 shall begin to apply from an administrative plan formulated, determined, etc., or a development project of which an application for permission, approval, etc. is filed, after this Decree enters into force.
Article 4 (Applicability to Projects to Which Flood Prevention Standards by District Are Applied)
The amended provisions of attached Table 1-2 shall begin to apply from a development project of which an application for permission, approval, etc. is filed after this Decree enters into force.
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Technical Human Resources of Proxies for Disaster Prevention and Management)
In applying the amended provisions of attached Table 3, persons who failed to undergo repair training under Article 58 (4) before this Decree enters into force shall be deemed to be technical human resources under this Decree for one year from the enforcement date of this Decree.
Article 6 (Transitional Measures concerning Standards for Imposition of Administrative Fines)
The imposition of administrative fines for violations committed before this Decree enters into force shall not be included in the computation of the number of violations under the amended provisions of attached Table 4.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 29617, Mar. 12, 2019>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on March 14, 2019.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.