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HARBOR TRANSPORT BUSINESS ACT

Act No. 1404, Sep. 19, 1963

Amended by Act No. 2875, Dec. 31, 1975

Act No. 3011, Dec. 16, 1977

Act No. 3714, Dec. 31, 1983

Act No. 4358, Mar. 8, 1991

Act No. 4573, Aug. 5, 1993

Act No. 4925, Jan. 5, 1995

Act No. 5335, Apr. 10, 1997

Act No. 5454, Dec. 13, 1997

Act No. 5453, Dec. 13, 1997

Act No. 5919, Feb. 8, 1999

Act No. 6305, Dec. 29, 2000

Act No. 6627, Jan. 26, 2002

Act No. 6890, May 27, 2003

Act No. 7428, Mar. 31, 2005

Act No. 8379, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008

Act No. 8981, Mar. 21, 2008

Act No. 9732, May 27, 2009

Act No. 9773, jun. 9, 2009

Act No. 10219, Mar. 31, 2010

Act No. 11595, Dec. 18, 2012

Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013

Act No. 12546, Mar. 24, 2014

Act No. 14476, Dec. 27, 2016

Act No. 14511, Dec. 27, 2016

Act No. 15011, Oct. 31, 2017

Act No. 16161, Dec. 31, 2018

Act No. 16902, Jan. 29, 2020

Act No. 16904, Jan. 29, 2020

Act No. 16903, Jan. 29, 2020

Act No. 17007, Feb. 18, 2020

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to establish order concerning harbor transport and to promote public welfare through the sound development of harbor transport business.
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 2 (Definitions)
(1) The term “harbor transport” in this Act means any of the following acts that are conducted to meet another person’s needs: <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Taking over freight transported by ship from a ship in the harbor by entrustment of a shipper or shipping service business entity or delivering freight to a shipper;
2. Taking over freight to be transported by ship from a shipper in the harbor by entrustment of a shipper or shipping service business entity or delivering freight to a ship;
3. Conducting activities, in series, referred to in subparagraphs 4 through 13 before or after an act referred to in subparagraph 1 or 2;
4. Freight loading on or unloading from a ship in the harbor;
5. Transporting freight by ship or barge in the harbor, transporting freight by barge or sailing boat between a harbor prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and a place, other than a harbor, (hereinafter referred to as “designated section”), and sailing by tugboat towing a barge or a log raft in the harbor or the designated section: Provided, That transport falling under any of the following items shall be excluded:
(a) Transport by a marine cargo transport service provider pursuant to the Marine Transportation Act;
(b) Transport of freight concomitant with transport of passengers by passenger ship of a marine passenger transport service provider pursuant to the Marine Transportation Act;
(c) Transport prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries;
6. Taking freight transported by ship or barge in a warehouse or on the loading dock in the harbor (excluding a wood yard on the surface of the water; hereinafter the same shall apply);
7. Taking freight to be transported by ship or barge out of the loading dock in the harbor;
8. Loading, unloading or storing freight pursuant to subparagraph 6 or 7 on the loading dock in the harbor;
9. Loading freight pursuant to subparagraph 6 or 7 on or unloading from a barge in the harbor;
10. Carrying timber on a float by log raft in the harbor or in the designated section;
11. Taking timber carried on a float by log raft in a wood yard on the surface of the water or taking timbers transported by ship or barge in a wood yard on the surface of the water in the harbor;
12. Taking timber to be carried on a float by log raft out of a wood yard on the surface of the water or taking timber to be transported by ship or barge out of a wood yard on the surface of the water;
13. Loading, unloading or storing timbers pursuant to subparagraph 11 or 12 in a wood yard on the surface of the water in the harbor;
14. When loading or unloading freight shipped, calculating the number of freight thereof or certifying delivery or taking over the freight (hereinafter referred to as “tallying”);
15. Certifying, investigating and appraising (hereinafter referred to as “appraisal”) in connection with freight shipped and a ship (including a barge);
16. When loading or unloading freight shipped, calculating or certifying measurement or weight of the freight (hereinafter referred to as “weighing”).
(2) The term “harbor transport business” in this Act means the business of providing transportation service in harbors regardless of whether it is for profit making.
(3) The term “harbor” in this Act means any of the following harbors: <Amended on Jun. 9, 2009; Mar. 23, 2013>
1. A harbor (including harbor facilities) prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of the harbors under subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act;
2. A designated harbor (including harbor facilities), the waters of which are prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries as a harbor, other than harbors under subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act;
3. Harbor facilities designated and publicly notified by the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries under subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act.
(4) The term “harbor transport-related business” in this Act means the business of providing goods or services to ships in the harbor, which includes harbor service business, ship chandling business, bunker fuel supplying business, ship repairing business, and container repairing business; and details of each type of business shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. In such cases, providing supplies for ships being built or other man-made or similar structures at sea is included in the scope of the ship chandling business. <Amended on Oct. 31, 2017>
(5) The term “tallyman” in this Act means a person engaged in tallying as an occupation, the term “appraiser” in this Act means a person engaged in appraisal as an occupation, and the term “weighman” in this Act means a person engaged in weighing as an occupation.
(6) The term “terminal operating company” in this Act means a person who enters into a terminal operating agreement pursuant to Article 26-6 (1) with a harbor facility operator prescribed in Article 41 (1) 1 of the Harbor Act or a Port Authority established under the Port Authority Act (hereinafter referred to as “harbor facility operator or similar entity”) to lease and use harbor facilities defined in subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act and equipment, appurtenant facilities and associated facilities necessary for operating the harbor facilities in package, to perform harbor loading and unloading business referred to in subparagraph 1 of Article 3 and services incidental thereto: Provided, That this term does not include the following persons: <Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016; Jan. 29, 2020>
1. A person who uses a harbor facility designated and publicly notified as container terminal by the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, under a lease agreement entered into with any Port Authority established under the Port Authority Act;
2. A person who leases and uses any other port facilities publicly notified by the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries as the Minister deems that such port facilities are inappropriate to be operated by a terminal operating company for such a reason as exclusively used for specific cargo.
(7) The term "management authority" in this Act means any of the following administrative authorities that perform administrative affairs concerning the registration, reporting, management, etc. of harbor transport business and harbor transport-related business: Provided, That in cases of appraising business and weighing business under subparagraphs 3 and 4 of Article 3, it means the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries: <Newly Inserted on Feb. 18, 2020>
1. National trade ports and national coastal ports under Articles 3 (2) 1 and (3) 1 of the Harbor Act: The Minister of Oceans and Fisheries;
2. Regional trade ports and regional coastal ports under Article 3 (2) 2 and (3) 2 of the Harbor Act: The Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, a Do Governor, or a Special Self-Governing Province Governor (hereinafter referred to as the "Mayor/Do Governor").
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 3 (Types of Business)
Types of harbor transport business shall be as follows:
1. Harbor loading and unloading business (the business of performing acts referred to in Article 2 (1) 1 through 13);
2. Tallying business (the business of performing acts referred to in Article 2 (1) 14);
3. Appraising business (the business of performing acts referred to in Article 2 (1) 15);
4. Weighing business (the business of performing acts referred to in Article 2 (1) 16).
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
CHAPTER II HARBOR TRANSPORT BUSINESS
 Article 4 (Registration of Business)
(1) Any person who intends to conduct harbor transport business shall file for registration with the management authority by type of business under Article 3. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020>
(2) Harbor loading and unloading business referred to in subparagraph 1 of Article 3 and tallying business referred to in subparagraph 2 of the same Article shall be registered by harbor.
(3) Registration of harbor loading and unloading business referred to in subparagraph 1 of Article 3 shall be classified into limited loading and unloading business registered classified by each user, handling freight, or harbor facility referred to in subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act and other general loading and unloading business. <Amended on Jun. 9, 2009>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 5 (Application for Registration)
(1) Any person who intends to apply for registration of harbor transport business shall submit an application for registration with a business plan attached thereto to the management authority, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020>
(2) Upon receipt of an application for registration pursuant to paragraph (1), the management authority shall issue a certificate of registration, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, if it is deemed that such application meets the requirements for registration after examining a business plan and the registration criteria referred to in Article 6. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 6 (Criteria for Registration)
The criteria for facilities, capital, labor, etc. required for registration under Article 4 shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree: Provided, That for limited loading and unloading business under Article 4 (3), the management authority may lighten the criteria for registration in consideration of the characteristics of users, handling freight, or harbor facilities. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 7 (Qualification and Registration of Tallyman)
(1) Any person who intends to be a tallyman, appraiser, or weighman (hereinafter referred to as “tallyman, etc.”) shall pass a qualifying examination executed by the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries and register as a tallyman, etc. with the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) A person who falls under any of the grounds for disqualification prescribed in Article 8, as of the date of a qualifying examination for tallyman, etc. shall not be allowed to apply for a qualifying examination for tallyman, etc. <Newly Inserted on Dec. 31, 2018>
(3) Matters necessary for qualifications for applying for, subjects, methods, etc. of a qualifying examination pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended on Dec. 31, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 7-2 (Sanctions for Cheating in Examinations)
(1) The Minister of Oceans and Fisheries shall take a disposition suspending or nullifying a qualifying examination for tallymen, etc. conducted under Article 7 (1) in which a person has engaged in cheating behaviors; and shall place restrictions on his or her eligibility to take the same type of qualifying examination for three years from the date such disposition is taken.
(2) The Minister of Oceans and Fishers shall provide an opportunity to explain for a person who has engaged in cheating behaviors by giving notice of the details of a disposition prescribed in paragraph (1) and grounds therefor before taking the disposition.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016]
 Article 8 (Grounds for Disqualification)
None of the following persons shall obtain the qualification as tallyman, etc.: <Amended on Dec. 27, 2016>
1. A minor;
2. A person under adult guardianship or limited guardianship;
3. A person in whose case three years have not passed since her/her imprisonment without labor or heavier punishment declared by a court for a violation of this Act or the Customs Act was completely executed (including where such imprisonment without labor or heavier punishment is deemed completely executed) or exempted;
4. A person who is under suspension of the execution of his or her imprisonment without labor or heavier punishment declared by a court for a violation of this Act or the Customs Act;
5. A person in whose case two years have not passed since his or her qualification as tallyman, etc. was revoked.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 18, 2012]
 Article 8-2 (Prohibition on Lending Qualification Certificates)
(1) No tallyman, etc. shall permit any other person to perform the duties of tallyman, etc. using his or her name, or transfer or lend his or her qualification certificate as tallyman, etc. to any other person.
(2) No person shall acquire or borrow any other person’s qualification certificate as tallyman, etc. for use.
(3) No person shall assist in transferring, acquiring by transfer, or lending any other person’s qualification certificate as tallyman, etc. <Newly Inserted on Jan. 29, 2020>
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 18, 2012]
 Article 8-3 (Revocation of Qualification)
(1) The Minister of Oceans and Fisheries shall revoke the qualification of a tallyman, etc. in any of the following cases: <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Where the tallyman, etc. has acquired his or her qualification by fraud or other improper means;
2. Where the tallyman, etc. has permitted any third person to perform the duties of tallyman, etc. using his or her name or has transferred or lent his or her qualification certificate to any third person, or a person who has acquired or borrowed any third person’s qualification certificate as tallyman, etc., in violation of Article 8-2 (1).
(2) The Minister of Oceans and Fisheries shall make public announcement, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, upon revoking the qualification of a tallyman, etc. under paragraph (1). <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 18, 2012]
 Article 9 (Cancellation of Registration)
The Minister of Oceans and Fisheries shall cancel the registration of a tallyman, etc., in any of the following cases: <Amended on Dec. 27, 2016>
1. The tallyman, etc. closes his or her business;
2. The tallyman, etc. dies.
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 10 (Freight Charges and Fees)
(1) Any person who has filed for registration of harbor loading and unloading business shall determine freight charges and fees as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and obtain authorization thereof from the management authority. The same shall also apply to any modification thereof. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020>
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), any person who has filed for registration of harbor loading and unloading business shall determine freight charges and fees for freight loaded and unloaded in harbor facilities prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries or for freight falling under items prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and shall report them to the management authority, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. The same shall also apply to any modification thereof. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020>
(3) Any person who has filed for registration of tallying business, appraising business, or weighing business (hereinafter referred to as “tallying business, etc.”) shall determine fees as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and file, in advance, a report thereof with the management authority. The same shall also apply to any modification thereof. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020>
(4) Upon receipt of a report filed under paragraph (2), the competent management authority shall notify the relevant reporter of whether the report has been accepted within 30 days from the date of receipt; and upon receipt of a report filed under paragraph (3), within 14 days from the date of receipt, respectively. <Newly Inserted on Dec. 31, 2018; Feb. 18, 2020>
(5) Where the management authority fails to notify the reporter of whether his or her report has been accepted or the extension of its processing period pursuant to the statutes related to processing civil petitions within the period prescribed in paragraph (4), the report shall be deemed accepted on the day following the end of such period (where the processing period is extended or re-extended pursuant to the statutes related to processing civil petitions, referring to such extended period). <Newly Inserted on Dec. 31, 2018; Feb. 18, 2020>
(6) If necessary for granting authorization under paragraph (1), the management authority may organize and operate a consultative group comprised of interested parties, including shipping service business entities and terminal operating companies, in order to calculate standard freight charges and fees. <Newly Inserted on Mar. 24, 2014; Dec. 27, 2016; Dec. 31, 2018; Feb. 18, 2020>
(7) With respect to freight charges and fees reported pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3), if deemed necessary for the sound development of harbor transport business and the promotion of public welfare, the management authority may issue orders to take measures necessary for modification or adjustment of freight charges and fees. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Dec. 31, 2018; Feb. 18, 2020>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 11 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 12 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 13 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 14 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 15 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 16 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 17 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 18 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 19 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 20 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 21 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 22 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 23 (Succession to Rights and Duties)
(1) Any person who falls under any of the following subparagraphs shall succeed to rights and duties according to registration of any person who has registered harbor transport business (hereinafter referred to as "harbor transport business entity") pursuant to Article 4:
1. Where a harbor transport business entity died: His or her successor;
2. Where a harbor transport business entity has transferred the business: The transferee of the business;
3. Where a harbor transport business entity who is a juristic person has merged: The juristic person who survives the merger or the juristic person incorporated by the merger.
(2) Any person who has taken over the entire facilities and equipment of harbor transport business according to any of the following formalities shall succeed to rights and duties of the previous harbor transport business entity: <Amended on Mar. 31, 2010; Dec. 27, 2016>
1. Auction according to the Civil Execution Act;
2. Conversion according to the Debtor Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Act;
3. Sale of seized property according to the National Tax Collection Act, the Customs Act or the Local Tax Collection Act;
4. Other formalities corresponding to the provisions of subparagraphs 1 through 3.
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 24 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 25 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 26 (Suspension of Business and Revocation of Registration)
(1) Where a harbor transport business entity falls under any of the following subparagraphs, the management authority may revoke the registration of the harbor transport business or order the suspension of the harbor transport business with a specified period not exceeding six months: Provided, That where he or she falls under subparagraph 5 or 6, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries shall revoke the registration: <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020>
1. Where a harbor transport business entity receives freight charges and fees different from those authorized or reported, without good cause;
2. Where a harbor transport business entity fails to meet the criteria for registration pursuant to Article 6;
3. Where a harbor transport business entity or the representative thereof has been prosecuted or has received a disposition of notification for committing any of the offenses prescribed in Articles 269 through 271 of the Customs Act;
4. Where a harbor transport business entity has no business performance for not less than one year;
5. Where a harbor transport business entity has filed for registration of business by improper means;
6. Where a harbor transport business entity continues running business for the suspension period, in violation of an order for the suspension of business.
(2) The standards and procedures for disposition under paragraph (1) and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 26-2 Deleted. <Apr. 10, 1997>
CHAPTER II-2 HARBOR TRANSPORT-RELATED BUSINESS
 Article 26-3 (Registration of Business)
(1) A person who intends to operate a harbor transport-related business shall file for registration with the management authority by port and by business category, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries: Provided, That a person who intends to conduct ship chandling business shall file a report thereon with the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Dec. 27, 2016; Oct. 31, 2017; Feb. 18, 2020>
(2) A person who intends to file for registration of harbor transport-related business pursuant to the main clause of paragraph (1) shall submit an application for registration to the management authority, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, along with a business plan and related documents including a list of equipment the person intends to use. <Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016; Feb. 18, 2020>
(3) A person who has filed for registration of bunker fuel supplying business pursuant to the main clause of paragraph (1), which is included in the scope of harbor transport-related business, shall file a report on modification of his or her business plan to the management authority, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, where he or she intends to add equipment to be used by the person or to modify any other matter prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries regarding his or her business plan. <Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016; Oct. 31, 2017; Feb. 18, 2020>
(4) Upon receiving a report prescribed in the proviso of paragraph (1), the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries shall notify the relevant reporter of whether the report has been accepted within six days from the date of receipt; and in cases of receiving a report prescribed in paragraph (3), such notification shall be made by the management authority within five days from the date of receipt. <Newly Inserted on Dec. 31, 2018; Feb. 18, 2020>
(5) Where the management authority fails to notify the reporter of whether his or her report has been accepted or the extension of its processing period pursuant to the statutes related to processing civil petitions within the period prescribed in paragraph (4), the report shall be deemed accepted on the day following the end of such period (where the processing period is extended or re-extended pursuant to the statutes related to processing civil petitions, referring to such extended period). <Newly Inserted on Dec. 31, 2018; Feb. 18, 2020>
(6) The operating areas of ship repairing business and ship chandling business under paragraph (1) shall be within harbor facilities referred to in the subparagraphs of Article 2 (3); and a bunkering vessel registered to provide coastal cargo transportation services pursuant to Article 24 (1) of the Marine Transportation Act (limited to vessels subject to no restriction on their operating areas) shall be subject to no restriction on its operating area. <Newly Inserted on Oct. 31, 2017; Dec. 31, 2018>
(7) The criteria for capital, facilities, equipment, etc. necessary for registration or reporting under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended on Dec. 27, 2016; Oct. 31, 2017; Dec. 31, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
[Title Amended on Dec. 27, 2016]
 Article 26-4 (Succession to Rights and Duties)
Any person who falls under any of the following subparagraphs shall succeed to rights and duties according to registration or report of any person who has registered or made a report of harbor transport-related business (hereinafter referred to as “harbor transport-related business entity”):
1. Where a harbor transport-related business entity died: His or her successor;
2. Where a harbor transport-related business entity has transferred the business: The transferee of the business;
3. Where a harbor transport-related business entity who is a juristic person has merged: The juristic person who survives the merger or the juristic person incorporated by the merger.
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 26-5 (Revocation of Registration)
(1) Where a harbor transport-related business entity falls under any of the following subparagraphs, the management authority may revoke the registration thereof or issue an order to fully or partially suspend its business for a specified period not exceeding six months: Provided, That where the harbor transport-related business entity falls under subparagraph 3 or 5, it shall revoke the registration: <Amended on Dec. 27, 2016; Oct. 31, 2017; Dec. 31, 2018; Feb. 18, 2020>
1. Where the harbor transport-related business entity falls under Article 26 (1) 3;
1-2. Where the harbor transport-related business entity adds equipment or modifies any other matter prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries regarding its business plan without filing a report on modification under Article 26-3 (3);
2. Where the harbor transport-related business entity fails to meet the criteria for registration or reporting under Article 26-3 (7);
3. Where the harbor transport-related business entity has filed for registration of business or filed a report thereof by improper means;
4. Where the harbor transport-related business entity has no business performance for not less than one year;
5. Where a harbor transport business entity continues running business for the suspension period, in violation of an order for the suspension of business.
(2) The standards and procedures for disposition under paragraph (1) and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
CHAPTER II-3 OPERATION OF TERMINAL OPERATING COMPANIES
 Article 26-6 (Entering into Terminal Operating Agreement)
(1) A harbor facility operator or similar entity may enter into a terminal operating agreement with a person selected by it from among those persons meeting requirements prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, if necessary for improving efficiency in harbor operations and productivity of harbor transport business.
(2) A terminal operating agreement entered into under paragraph (1) (hereinafter referred to as “terminal operating agreement”) shall include the following:
1. Scope of harbor facilities, equipment, appurtenant facilities, and associated facilities (hereafter referred to as “harbor facilities and associated facilities” in this Chapter) that a terminal operating company intends to lease and use under the terminal operating agreement;
2. The terminal operating company’s cargo volume plan and investment plan it intends to handle and make during the term of the terminal operating agreement by leasing and using harbor facilities and associated facilities, and a clause relating to a penalty payable by the terminal operating company for its failure to implement the cargo volume plan and investment plan;
3. Leasing charges for harbor facilities and associated facilities, set according to standards prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries;
4. Term of the terminal operating agreement;
5. Other matters prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries regarding the use and operation of harbor facilities and associated facilities by the terminal operating company.
(3) Except as provided in paragraphs (1) and (2), procedures for selecting terminal operating companies, renewal of terminal operating agreements, and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016]
 Article 26-7 (Imposing Penalty for Failure to Implement Cargo Volume Plan or Investment Plan)
(1) A harbor facility operator or similar entity may impose a penalty on a terminal operating company, if the terminal operating company fails to implement its cargo volume plan or investment plan referred to in Article 26-6 (2) 2: Provided, That the terminal operating company is subject to no penalty, if the failure to implement its cargo volume plan or investment plan is due to any fault or cause not attributable to it.
(2) Failure subject to the penalty, a period for which the penalty is imposed, and matters necessary for calculating and paying the penalty, shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016]
 Article 26-8 (Evaluating Performance of Terminal Operating Company)
(1) The Minister of Oceans and Fishers may annually evaluate the performances of terminal operating companies to improve efficiency in harbor operations.
(2) A harbor facility operator or similar entity may grant a full or partial reduction of leasing charges for harbor facilities and associated facilities to terminal operating companies based on findings from the evaluation conducted under paragraph (1) or take other necessary measures.
(3) Subject matter and items to be evaluated under paragraph (1), methods and procedures for evaluation, and other necessary matters shall be determined and publicly notified by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016]
 Article 26-9 (Termination of Terminal Operating Agreement)
(1) A harbor facility operator or similar entity may terminate a terminal operating agreement, where any of the following causes arises: <Amended on Jan. 19, 2020>
1. Where it becomes impracticable to continue leasing harbor facilities and associated facilities to the terminal operating company for serving public interest, such as for implementing a harbor redevelopment project defined in subparagraph 4 of Article 2 of the Act on Redevelopment of Harbors and Development of Their Environs;
2. Where the terminal operating company defaults on leasing charges for harbor facilities and associated facilities for at least three months;
3. Where it cannot keep the terminal operating agreement due to the destruction of harbor facilities and associated facilities or other causes prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.
(2) A harbor facility operator or similar entity shall give a written notice of its intention to the terminal operating company, if it intends to terminate the terminal operating agreement pursuant to paragraph (1).
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016]
 Article 26-10 (Use of Harbor Facilities by Terminal Operating Company)
Except as otherwise provided in this Act, the Harbor Act or the Port Authority Act shall apply to terminal operating companies regarding the use of harbor facilities.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016]
CHAPTER III SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
 Article 27 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 27-2 (Temporary Business Activities in Unregistered Harbor)
(1) Where a harbor transport business entity or harbor transport-related business entity intends to temporarily engage in business activities in a harbor in which he or she has not filed for registration due to any unavoidable reasons prescribed by Presidential Decree, he or she shall report thereon, in advance, to the management authority. <Amended on Dec. 27, 2016; Feb. 18, 2020>
(2) Upon receiving a report prescribed in paragraph (1), the management authority shall notify the relevant reporter of whether the report has been accepted within three days from the date of receipt. <Newly Inserted on Dec. 31, 2018; Feb. 18, 2020>
(3) Where the management authority fails to notify the reporter of whether his or her report has been accepted or the extension of its processing period pursuant to the statutes related to processing civil petitions within the period prescribed in paragraph (2), the report shall be deemed accepted on the day following the end of such period (where the processing period is extended or re-extended pursuant to the statutes related to processing civil petitions, referring to such extended period). <Newly Inserted on Dec. 31, 2018; Feb. 18, 2020>
(4) Matters necessary for the conditions and procedures for reporting, and matters to be observed by a reporter, etc. according to specific characters by type of business of temporary business activities under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended on Dec. 31, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 27-3 (Education and Training for Harbor Transportation Workers)
(1) Persons who engage in accident-prone activities prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries among those engaging in harbor transport business or harbor transport-related business shall undergo education and training provided by the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries.
(2) The Minister of Oceans and Fishers shall forbid any person who fails to undergo education and training required under paragraph (1) from engaging in activities prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries regarding harbor transport business or harbor transport-related business, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries: Provided, That the same shall not apply if such person fails to undergo the education and training for any just cause.
(3) Details of and methods for the education and training referred to in paragraph (1), the valid term thereof, and other necessary matters, shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016]
[Previous Article 27-3 moved to Article 27-4 <Apr. 4, 2016>]
 Article 27-4 (Establishment of Educational and Training Institution)
(1) In order to provide education and training on harbor transport, harbor safety, etc. to those who are employed by or provide services to the harbor transport business entity or harbor transport-related business entity, an educational and training institution may be established as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(2) An educational and training institution shall be a juristic person.
(3) An educational and training institution shall be established by registration of the establishment at the seat of its main office with authorization thereof from the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) Matters necessary for persons subject to education and training, education and training courses, details of education and training, etc. shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(5) Expenses incurred in operation of an educational and training institution shall, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, be borne by a harbor transport business entity, a harbor transport-related business entity and those who receive the relevant education and training.
(6) Except as provided in this Act, the provisions on incorporated associations of the Civil Act shall apply to educational and training institutions.
(7) Matters necessary for the operation, articles of association, supervision, etc. of educational and training institutions shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
[Moved from Article 27-3 <Dec. 27, 2016>]
 Article 27-5 Deleted. <Feb. 8, 1999>
 Article 27-6 (Penalty Surcharges)
(1) Where the management authority makes a disposition of suspension of business to a harbor transport business entity or harbor transport-related business entity because he or she falls under any of the subparagraphs of Article 26 (1) or 26-5 (1) and if the suspension of business may give substantial inconvenience to users, etc. of the business or be detrimental to the public interest, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries may impose a penalty surcharge not exceeding five million won in lieu of the disposition of the suspension of business. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020>
(2) An amount of penalty surcharge according to kinds and degree of offenses subject to imposition of penalty surcharge pursuant to paragraph (1) and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) Where any person who must pay a penalty surcharge pursuant to paragraph (1) fails to pay it by the payment deadline, the management authority shall collect it in the same manner as delinquent national taxes are collected or in accordance with the Act on the Collection of Local Administrative Penalty Charges. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020; Mar. 24, 2020>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 27-7 (Committee for Supply and Demand Control of Harbor Workers)
(1) Harbor transport business entities, an organization formed by harbor transport-related business entities (hereinafter referred to as “organization of harbor transport business entities”), an organization formed by persons who are employed by, or provide services to, harbor transport business entities or harbor transport-related business entities (hereinafter referred to as “organization of harbor transport worker”) and a person prescribed by Presidential Decree may establish and operate a committee for supply and demand control of harbor workers for each harbor to discuss matters necessary for ensuring the smooth supply and demand control of workers engaging in harbor transport business or harbor transport-related business and for managing the workers transparently and efficiently, such as calculating an appropriate number of workers necessary for harbor transport business or harbor transport-related business, hiring workers, and providing education and training for them.
(2) The composition and operation of committees for supply and demand control of harbor workers, matters to be discussed by the committees, and other necessary matters, shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016]
 Article 27-8 (Committee for Resolution of Harbor Transport Disputes)
(1) An organization of harbor transport business entities, an organization of harbor transport workers and a person prescribed by Presidential Decree may establish and operate a committee for resolution of harbor transport disputes for each harbor to discuss such matters as necessary for resolving harbor transport-related disputes.
(2) If a harbor transport-related dispute arises, an organization of harbor transport business entities and an organization of harbor transport workers shall endeavor to resolve the dispute amicably through the committee for resolution of harbor transport disputes established under paragraph (1) and to provide harbor transport services smoothly while the dispute is resolved.
(3) The composition and operation of committees for resolution of harbor transport disputes, matters to be discussed by the committees, and other necessary matters under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Dec. 27, 2016]
 Article 28 (Fees)
Any person who applies for registration or files a report pursuant to Article 4, 7 or 26-3 (1) shall pay fees, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Dec. 27, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 28-2 (Reporting and Inspections)
(1) The management authority may request a harbor transport business entity or harbor transport-related business entity to report on necessary matters or submit the relevant data or require public officials under its jurisdiction to enter a place of business, office, ship including a barge or tugboat, or other facilities of the harbor transport business entity or harbor transport-related business entity to inspect equipment, books, documents, etc. or ask questions to relevant persons, if deemed necessary in relation to the following: <Amended on Dec. 27, 2016; Feb. 18, 2020>
1. Matters regarding the business registered pursuant to Article 4 (1);
2. Matters regarding harbor stevedoring charges and fees authorized under Article 10 (1);
3. Matters regarding the business registered or reported pursuant to Article 26-3 (1).
(2) A public official who enters a place of business to conduct inspections or ask questions under paragraph (1) shall carry identification indicating his or her authority and present it to relevant persons. <Amended on Dec. 27, 2016>
[This Article Newly Inserted on Mar. 24, 2014]
 Article 29 (Delegation or Entrustment of Authority)
(1) The Minister of Oceans and Fisheries may delegate part of his or her authority prescribed in this Act to the head of any agency under his or her control or the relevant Mayor/Do Governor, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Mar. 27, 2016; Feb. 18, 2020>
(2) The Minister of Oceans and Fisheries may entrust part of his or her duties prescribed in this Act to any of the following organizations or corporations, as prescribed by Presidential Decree: <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013; Dec. 27, 2016>
1. An organization of harbor transport business entities;
2. A corporation established for the sound development of tallying business, etc.;
3. A corporation established for certifying qualification, etc.;
4. An educational and training institution established pursuant to Article 27-4.
(3) Any institution performing the duties entrusted pursuant to paragraph (2) shall file a report on the entrusted duties with the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended on Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 29-2 (Electronic Processing of Civil Petition Affairs)
Article 26 of the Harbor Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to the electronic processing, etc. of civil petition affairs under this Act. <Amended on Jun. 9, 2009; Jan. 29, 2020>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 29-3 (Hearings)
The management authority shall hold a hearing where it intends to impose any of the following dispositions: <Amended on Dec. 18, 2012; Mar. 23, 2013; Feb. 18, 2020>
1. Revocation of qualification under Article 8-3 (1);
2. Revocation of registration under Article 26;
3. Revocation of registration under Article 26-5 (1).
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 29-4 (Legal Fiction as Public Officials for Purposes of Penalty Provisions)
Executive officers and employees of an organization of harbor transport business entities or of a corporation that performs the affairs entrusted pursuant to Article 29 (2) shall be deemed public officials for purposes of the penalty provisions of Articles 129 through 132 of the Criminal Act. <Amended on Dec. 27, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
CHAPTER IV PENALTY PROVISIONS
 Article 30 (Penalty Provisions)
Any person who falls under any of the following subparagraphs shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for not more than one year or by a fine not exceeding 10 million won: <Amended on Jan. 29, 2020>
1. Any person who conducts harbor transport business without registration pursuant to Article 4 (1);
1-2. Any person who permits any other person to perform the duties of tallyman, etc. using his or her name or transfers or lends his or her qualification certificate as tallyman, etc. to any other person, a person who acquires or borrows any other person’s qualification certificate as tallyman, etc., or a person who assist in transferring, acquiring by transfer, or lending any other person’s qualification certificate as tallyman, etc., in violation of Article 8-2;
2. Any person who conducts harbor transport-related business without registration or reporting pursuant to Article 26-3 (1).
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 31 (Penalty Provisions)
Any of the following persons shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five million won: <Amended on Dec. 27, 2016; Oct. 31, 2017>
1. Any person who conducts harbor transport business or harbor transport-related business, in violation of matters registered or reported under Articles 4 or 26-3 (1);
1-2. Any person who conducts bunker fuel supplying business by adding equipment without reporting modification required under Article 26-3 (3) or by modifying any matter prescribed by Ordinance of Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries regarding his or her business plan;
2. Any person who temporarily conducts business without making a report pursuant to Article 27-2.
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 32 (Penalty Provisions)
Any of the following persons shall be punished by a fine not exceeding three million won: <Amended on Dec. 18, 2012>
1. Any person who has been engaged in the affairs of tallying, appraisal or weighing without registration pursuant to Article 7;
1-2. Any person who passes a qualifying examination for tallyman, etc. under Article 7 by fraud or other improper means;
1-3. Deleted; <Jan. 29, 2020>
2. Any person who fails to obtain authorization or authorization for modification, fails to file a report or report of modification, or files a false report, in violation of Article 10 (1) through (3);
3. Any person who violates a disposition of the suspension of business pursuant to Article 26 or 26-5.
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 33 (Joint Penalty Provisions)
Where the representative of a juristic person, an agent, an employee or other employed person of a juristic person or an individual commits an offense falling under any of Articles 30 through 32 concerning the affairs of the juristic person or the individual, not only shall such an offender be punished but the juristic person or the individual also shall be punished by the fine referred to in the relevant provisions: Provided, That this shall not apply to cases where the juristic person or individual has not neglected to pay reasonable attention to and supervise the relevant affairs in order to prevent such offense.
[This Article Wholly Amended on May 27, 2009]
 Article 34 (Administrative Fines)
(1) Any of the following persons shall be subject to an administrative fine not exceeding two million won: <Amended on Dec. 27, 2016>
1. A person who fails to file a report or submit data under Article 28-2 (1) or files a false report or submit false data;
2. A person who refuses, obstructs, or evades entry, inspections, or questioning of a public official under Article 28-2 (1).
(2) Administrative fines under paragraph (1) shall be imposed and collected by the management authority. <Amended on Feb. 18, 2020>
[This Article Newly Inserted on Mar. 24, 2014]
 Article 35 Deleted. <Apr. 10, 1997>
ADDENDA <Act No. 1404, Sep. 19, 1963>
(1) Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures) A person who has managed the harbor loading and unloading business upon obtaining permission from the maritime transport office at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed having obtained permission under this Act: Provided, That if a person who does not meet criteria referred to in Article 6, the permission shall be revoked in case where he or she fails to fix it to be suitable for criteria referred to in this Act within six months from the enforcement date of this Act.
(3) (Transitional Measures) The person who has managed the checkers shall obtain the license referred to in this Act within three months from the enforcement date of this Act: Provided, That he or she can manage the checkers according to the previous case until he obtains the license.
(4) (Transitional Measures) The inspector, etc. for commodities number who had obtained the registration from the maritime transport office at the enforcement date of this Act shall be deemed to have obtained registration under this Act.
(5) (Transitional Measures) Fares, fees, and port transport standard contractual terms and conditions shall give and receive or enforce according to the previous case in the limitation of three month from the enforcement date of this Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 2875, Dec. 31, 1975>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force 30 days after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures) The person who has obtained permission for the business in the port business under Article 37 of the Public Order in Open Ports Act as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have obtained permission for port transport incidental business under this Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 3011, Dec. 16, 1977>
(1) Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) through (5) Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 3714, Dec. 31, 1983>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Previous Harbor Transport Incidental Business) The person who has obtained permission of the harbor transport incidental business under the previous Act before this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have obtained permission or registration under the amended provisions of Article 26-3.
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Registration of Overseas Harbor Business) A person who has carried out the overseas port business before this Act enters into force shall complete registration with the Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries within 30 days from the enforcement date of this Act pursuant to the amended provisions of Article 26-6.
(4) (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions) The application of the penalty provisions to acts done before this Act enters into force shall be subject to the previous provisions.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4358, Mar. 8, 1991>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4573, Aug. 5, 1993>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1994.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 4925, Jan. 5, 1995>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5335, Apr. 10, 1997>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Inspector for Commodities Number)
A person who has completed registration of an inspector for commodities number, etc. pursuant to Article 7 at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have completed registration respectively as a tallyman, etc. pursuant to this Act.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning License and Permission)
A person who has obtained the license for harbor transport business and permission for transport incidental business or has completed registration for harbor transport business or for harbor transport incidental business at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have completed registration respectively for harbor transport business or for harbor transport incidental business pursuant to this Act.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Korea Harbor Transport Association)
(1) The Korea Harbor Transport Association existing at the time this Act enters into force may make an application for approval to the Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries so that the Association which will be established pursuant to this Act may succeed to all rights and duties of the Korea Harbor Transport Association by resolution of the general meeting thereof.
(2) The Korea Harbor Transport Association, when obtaining approval from the Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries pursuant to paragraph (1) of this Article, shall be deemed, notwithstanding the provisions of the Civil Act concerning dissolution and liquidation of a juristic person, to be dissolved as soon as the Association is established pursuant to this Act, and all rights and duties belonging to the Korea Harbor Transport Association shall be succeeded to by the Association which will be established pursuant to this Act.
Article 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 5453, Dec. 13, 1997>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1998. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 5454, Dec. 13, 1997>
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 1998. (Proviso Omitted.)
ADDENDA <Act No. 5919, Feb. 8, 1999>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Transport Fares and Tariff) From among transport fares and tariffs authorized under the previous provisions at the time this Act enters into force, those of cargo loaded and unloaded in harbor facilities as prescribed by the Ordinance of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and of items determined by the Ordinance of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries shall be deemed to be reported under the amendment to Article 10 (2).
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Persons Who Has Registered Commodity Supply Service) A person who has registered the commodity supply service among harbor transport related services at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have made a report under the amendment to Article 26-3 (1).
(4) (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions) The application of the penalty provisions to acts done before this Act enters into force shall be subject to the previous provisions.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6305, Dec. 29, 2000>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2001.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6627, Jan. 26, 2002>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on July 1, 2002.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6890, May 27, 2003>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 27-3 shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures with Respect to Persons Who Reported Commodity Supply Business)
Any person who has already reported the commodity supply business under the previous provisions at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have reported it in accordance with the amended provisions of Article 26-3 (1).
Article 3 (Transitional Measures with Respect to Korea Port Training Institute)
(1) The Korea Port Training Institute which has existed at the time this Act enters into force may, by the resolution of the general meeting of employees, request the Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries to approve that all of its rights and obligations be succeeded by the education and training institution that shall be established under this Act.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions concerning dissolution and liquidation of corporations as referred to in the Civil Act, the Korea Port Training Institute shall, if the approval provided for in paragraph (1) is obtained from the Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, be deemed to have been dissolved at the same time the education and training institution is established under this Act; then, all rights and obligations belonging to the Korea Port Training Institute shall be succeeded by the education and training institution established under this Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7428, Mar. 31, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8379, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That ··· <omitted> ··· the amendments to the Acts, which were promulgated before this Act enters into force but whose enforcement dates have not yet arrived, among the Acts amended by Article 6 of the Addenda, shall enter into force on the enforcement dates of the respective Acts.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 8981, Mar. 21, 2008>
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 9732, May 27, 2009>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9773, Jun. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10219, Mar. 31, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2011.
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11595, Dec. 18, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Grounds for Disqualification of Tallyman)
The amended provisions of Article 8 shall apply to persons who acquire the qualification of tallyman, etc. after this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
(1) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) Omitted.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12546, Mar. 24, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Authorization for Freight Charges and Fees)
Notwithstanding Article 10 (2), freight charges and fees for the freight falling under items designated by the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries under Article 10 (2) shall be determined and authorized by the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries under Article 10 (1) until June 30, 2018.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14476, Dec. 27, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three month after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14511, Dec. 27, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Articles 26-3, 26-5 (1), 28, and 31 and Article 6 of the Addenda (limited to parts amending Articles 26-3 and 26-5 (1)) shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Persons Engaging in Cheating Behaviors during Qualifying Examination for Tallymen)
The amended provisions of Article 7-2 shall apply to persons who engage in cheating behaviors during a qualifying examination for tallymen, etc. to be conducted after this Act enters into force.
Article 3 (Applicability to Reporting Modification of Business Plan by Bunker Fuel Supplier)
The amended provisions of Article 26-3 (3) apply to persons filing for registration of bunker fuel supplying business who adds equipment that the person intends to use or modifies his or her business plan after such amended provisions enter into force. <Amended on Oct. 31, 2017>
[Title Amended on Oct. 31, 2017]
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Incompetent Persons)
A person under adult guardianship or limited guardianship referred to in subparagraph 2 of Article 8 shall be deemed to include a person declared incompetent or quasi-incompetent and such declaration remains in effect pursuant to Article 2 of the partially amended Civil Act (Act No. 10429).
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Lessee of Harbor Facilities)
A person who is providing stevedoring services referred to in subparagraph 1 of Article 3 of the Act and services incidental thereto under a lease agreement of harbor facilities entered into with a harbor facility operator prescribed in Article 30 of the Harbor Act or a Port Authority established under Article 29 of the Port Authority Act before this Act enters into force shall be subject to the former provisions until the last day of the lease agreement, notwithstanding the amended provisions of Articles 2 (6), and Articles 26-6 through 26-10.
Article 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 15011, Oct. 31, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 26-3 (4) easing the restriction on the operating areas of bunkering vessels registered to provide coastal freight transportation services shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Registration of Harbor Transport-Related Business)
(1) A person registered to operate ship refueling business pursuant to the former provisions as at the time Act enters into force shall be deemed a bunker fuel supplier referred to in the amended provisions of Article 2 (4).
(2) A person registered to operate commodity supply business pursuant to the former provisions as at the time Act enters into force shall be deemed a ship chandler referred to in the amended provisions of Article 2 (4).
Article 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 16161, Dec. 31, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Reports on Freight Charges and Fees)
(1) The amended provisions of Article 10 (4) and (5) shall begin to apply to a report made regarding freight charges and fees after this Act enters into force.
(2) The amended provisions of Article 26-3 (4) and (5) shall begin to apply to a report made regarding ship chandling business or regarding the amendment of a business plan after this Act enters into force.
(3) The amended provisions of Article 27-2 (2) and (3) shall begin to apply to a report made regarding temporary business activities in an unregistered harbor after this Act enters into force.
Article 3 (Applicability to Operating Areas of Ship Repairing Business)
The amended provisions of Article 26-3 (6) shall also apply to the operating area of ship repairing business registered before this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 16902, Jan. 29, 2020>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after this Act enters into force.
Articles 2 through 20 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 16903, Jan. 29, 2020>
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 16904, Jan. 29, 2020>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after this Act enters into force.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 17007, Feb. 18, 2020>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on January 1, 2021. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 (Preliminary Measures for Transfer of Administrative Affairs)
(1) The head of a relevant central administrative agency shall prepare necessary measures to provide personnel and financial resources necessary for a full-scale transfer of the central administrative authority and administrative affairs under this Act and shall report such measures to a standing committee of the National Assembly not later than three months before the date this Act enters into force.
(2) The Committee on Autonomous Decentralization under Article 44 of the Special Act on Local Autonomy and Decentralization, and Restructuring of Local Administrative Systems may professionally investigate and evaluate the personnel and financial resources under paragraph (1).
Article 3 (General Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Dispositions)
Any disposition or other acts taken or conducted by an administrative agency under the previous provisions as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed a disposition or acts taken or conducted by an administrative agency under the provisions of this Act; and any application, report, or other acts filed with or conducted toward an administrative agency under the previous provisions shall be deemed an application, report, or acts filed with or conducted toward an administrative agency under the provisions of this Act.
Article 4 Omitted.