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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE INDUSTRY PROMOTION ACT

Act No. 5210, Dec. 30, 1996

Amended by Act No. 6442, Mar. 28, 2001

Act No. 6893, May 29, 2003

Act No. 6961, Aug. 6, 2003

Act No. 7459, Mar. 31, 2005

Act No. 8371, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8370, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8369, Apr. 11, 2007

Act No. 8404, Apr. 27, 2007

Act No. 8466, May 17, 2007

Act No. 8743, Dec. 21, 2007

Act No. 8852, Feb. 29, 2008

Act No. 8974, Mar. 21, 2008

Act No. 9492, Mar. 18, 2009

Act No. 9770, jun. 9, 2009

Act No. 11037, Aug. 4, 2011

Act No. 13247, Mar. 27, 2015

Act No. 14427, Dec. 20, 2016

Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017

Act No. 15059, Nov. 28, 2017

Act No. 17705, Dec. 22, 2020

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the development of the tourism industry and improvement of the national economy by aggressively attracting international conferences, assisting in hosting smooth-running international conferences and fostering and promoting the international conference industry.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 2 (Definitions)
The terms used in this Act are defined as follows: <Amended on Mar. 27, 2015>
1. The term "international conferences" means conferences (including seminars, forum, exhibitions, etc.) in which a considerable number of foreigners participate and which meet the criteria for the types and scales prescribed by Presidential Decree;
2. The term "international conference industry" means the industry related to international conference facilities, services, etc. necessary to attract and hold international conferences;
3. The term "international conference facilities" means conference facilities, exhibition facilities, incidental facilities related thereto, etc. which meets the criteria for the types and scales prescribed by Presidential Decree;
4. The term "international conference host city" means the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City, or a Si which is designated for the promotion and furtherance of the international conference industry pursuant to Article 14;
5. The term "organization dedicated to international conferences" means an organization that performs various projects to promote the international conference industry;
6. The term "infrastructure for promoting the international conference industry" means facilities, human resources, systems, information, etc., such as international conference facilities, experts in international conferences, the system of international tele-conferences or video-conferences, information on international conferences, which are required to support and facilitate the attraction and hosting of international conferences;
7. The term "international conference complex" means an area designated pursuant to Article 15-2, where international conference facilities and international conference cluster facilities agglomerate together;
8. The term "international conference cluster facilities" means facilities contributing to facilitating the clustering and operation of international conference facilities in an international conference complex, such as lodging facilities, sales facilities, and performance halls, which meet the criteria for the types and scales prescribed by Presidential Decree and are designated as such pursuant to Article 15-3.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 3 (Responsibilities of the State)
(1) The State shall devise administrative and financial support measures, including necessary plans for the promotion and furtherance of the international conference industry.
(2) Support measures under paragraph (1) shall include the matters necessary for the establishment, extension, or improvement of accommodation, transportation facilities, tourist convenience facilities, etc. to be used by participants of international conferences.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 4 Deleted. <Mar. 18, 2009>
 Article 5 (Designation and Establishment of Organization Dedicated to International Conferences)
(1) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may, if deemed necessary to promote the international conference industry, designate an organization dedicated to international conferences (hereinafter referred to as "organization dedicated to international conferences"). <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
(2) The head of any local government who has and governs international conference facilities may establish and operate an organization dedicated to such international conference if deemed necessary to efficiently perform the business affairs related to international conferences; and may bear all or some of the expenses necessary therefor. <Amended on Dec. 20, 2016>
(3) Necessary matters concerning the designation, establishment, operation, etc. of the organization dedicated to international conferences shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 6 (Formulation, etc. of Master Plans for Fostering International Conference Industry)
(1) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism shall formulate and implement a master plan for fostering the international conference industry which contains each of the following matters (hereinafter referred to as "master plan") every five years, in order to foster and promote the international conference industry: <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008; Nov. 28, 2017; Dec. 22, 2020>
1. Matters concerning attracting and revitalizing international conferences;
2. Matters concerning hosting smooth-running international conferences;
3. Matters concerning the training of human resources necessary for hosting international conferences;
4. Matters concerning the establishment and expansion of international conference facilities;
5. Matters concerning the safety, sanitation, and disease control with respect to infectious diseases, etc. in international conference facilities;
6. Other important matters concerning fostering and promoting the international conference industry.
(2) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism shall formulate and implement an annual action plan for fostering the international conference industry (hereinafter referred to as “action plan”) in accordance with the master plan. <Newly Inserted on Nov. 28, 2017>
(3) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may request the head of a relevant central administrative agency, local government, or any institution related to the fostering of the international conference industry to provide necessary data or information and to present their opinions, in order to efficiently execute the master plan and action plan. A person so requested shall comply in the absence of any justifiable grounds. <Amended on Nov. 28, 2017>
(4) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism shall evaluate performance in implementing the master plan and reflect the results in the formulation of a master plan. <Newly Inserted on Nov. 28, 2017>
(5) Such matters as the methods for formulating a master plan and action plan, methods for evaluating performance in implementing the same, and other details shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended on Nov. 28, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 7 (Support for Attracting and Hosting International Conferences)
(1) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may, if deemed necessary to facilitate attracting and hosting smooth-running international conferences, provide support for any person who attracts or hosts international conferences. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
(2) Any person who intends to receive support under paragraph (1) shall file an application for support with the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 8 (Building Infrastructure for Fostering International Conference Industry)
(1) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism shall implement each of the following projects through consultation with the heads of relevant central administrative agencies, in order to build infrastructure to foster the international conference industry: <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
1. Establishment of international conference facilities;
2. Training of experts in international conferences;
3. International cooperation to build infrastructure for fostering the international conference industry;
4. Building infrastructure for international tele-conferences or video-conferences held via information and communications networks, including the Internet;
5. Collection, analysis, and distribution of information and statistics concerning the international conference industry;
6. Any other project deemed necessary to build infrastructure to foster the international conference industry and which is prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(2) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may require each of the following institutions, corporations, or organizations (hereinafter referred to as "project implementation institutions") to implement any project for building infrastructure to foster the international conference industry: <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
1. The organization dedicated to international conferences designated and established under Article 5 (1) and (2);
2. The international conference host city designated under Article 14 (1);
3. The Korea National Tourism Organization established under the Korea National Tourism Organization Act;
4. Universities, industrial colleges, and junior colleges established under the Higher Education Act;
5. Other corporations and organizations prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 9 (Facilitation, etc. of Establishment and Operation of International Conference Facilities)
The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may support any of the following projects being pushed by each project implementation institution in order to facilitate the establishment and operation of international conference facilities: <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
1. Establishment of international conference facilities;
2. Operation of international conference facilities;
3. Any other project deemed necessary for facilitating the establishment and operation of international conference facilities and which is prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 10 (Education, Training, etc. of Experts in International Conferences)
The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may support any of the following projects being pushed by each project implementation institution in order to educate and train experts in international conferences: <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
1. Education and training of experts in international conferences;
2. Development and operation of educational courses for experts in international conferences;
3. Any other project deemed necessary to educate and train experts in international conferences and which is prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 11 (Facilitation of International Cooperation)
The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may support any of the following projects being pushed by each project implementation institution in order to facilitate international cooperation with respect to building infrastructure to foster the international conference industry: <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
1. Investigations and research for international cooperation with respect to international conferences;
2. International exchange of experts in and information on international conferences;
3. Inviting foreign institutions and organizations involved in international conferences, to Korea;
4. Any other project deemed necessary for facilitating international cooperation with respect to building infrastructure to foster the international conference industry and which is prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 12 (Expansion of Infrastructure for International Tele-Conferences or Video-Conferences)
(1) The Government shall devise necessary policies for expanding infrastructure for international tele-conferences and video-conferences.
(2) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may support any of the following projects being pushed by each project implementation institution in order to facilitate the building of infrastructure for international tele-conferences and video-conferences: <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
1. Hosting any international conference in cyberspace via information and communications networks, including the Internet;
2. Development and operation of a management system for hosting international tele-conferences or video-conferences;
3. Any other project deemed necessary to build infrastructure for hosting international tele-conferences or video-conferences and which is prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 13 (Facilitation of Distribution of Information on International Conferences)
(1) The Government shall devise a policy necessary to facilitate the smooth provision, use, and distribution of information on international conferences.
(2) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may support any of the following projects being pushed by each project implementation institution in order to facilitate the provision, use, and distribution of information on international conferences: <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
1. Collection and analysis of information and statistics on international conferences;
2. Processing and distribution of information on international conferences;
3. Establishment and operation of an information network for international conferences;
4. Any other project deemed necessary to facilitate the distribution of information on international conferences and which is prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
(3) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may request relevant administrative agencies, and institutions and organizations involved in international conferences to present information on international conferences or provide them with such information, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism if necessary to facilitate the provision, use, and distribution of information on international conferences. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 14 (Designation, etc. of International Conference Host Cities)
(1) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may designate the Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City, and a Si satisfying the standards for designating international conference host cities, which are prescribed by Presidential Decree as an international conference host city. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008; Mar. 18, 2009>
(2) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism shall consider the balanced development of regions in designating an international conference host city. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
(3) Where the international conference host city already designated fails to satisfy the standards under paragraph (1), the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may revoke its designation. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008; Mar. 18, 2009>
(4) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism shall, when designating or revoking the designation of an international conference host city under paragraphs (1) and (3), publicly announce the details thereof. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
(5) Matters necessary for the designation and revocation of the designation of any international conference host city, etc. under paragraphs (1) and (3) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 15 (Support for International Conference Host Cities)
The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may give priority to supporting any of the following projects with respect to international conference host cities designated under Article 14 (1): <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
1. Any project which meets the purposes of Article 5 of the Tourism Promotion and Development Fund Act in any international conference host city;
2. Any project falling under any subparagraph of Article 16 (2).
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 15-2 (Designation, etc. of International Conference Complexes)
(1) If necessary to promote the international conference industry, the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Special Self-Governing City, a Do Governor, or the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province (hereinafter referred to as the "Mayor/Do Governor") may designate a particular area in a district under his/her jurisdiction as an international conference complex.
(2) Where the Mayor/Do Governor designates an international conference complex, he/she shall formulate plans for fostering and promoting the international conference complex and obtain approval therefor from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The same shall also apply to any modification of important matters prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) The Mayor/Do Governor shall implement the plans for fostering and promoting the international conference complex under paragraph (2).
(4) Where it is impracticable to accomplish purposes of the designation due to project delays, poor management, etc., the Mayor/Do Governor may cancel the designation of an international conference complex. In such cases, he/she shall obtain approval therefor from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
(5) Where the Mayor/Do Governor designates an international conference complex pursuant to paragraph (1), modifies the designation thereof pursuant to paragraph (2), or cancels the designation pursuant to paragraph (4), he/she shall publicly notify the details of such action, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(6) An international conference complex designated pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be deemed a special tourist zone defined in Article 70 of the Tourism Promotion Act.
(7) Matters necessary for the formulation and implementation of plans for fostering and promoting an international conference complex under paragraph (2), the requirements and procedures for the designation of the international conference complex, and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Mar. 27, 2015]
 Article 15-3 (Designation, etc. of International Conference Cluster Facilities)
(1) If necessary to facilitate the clustering and operation of international conference facilities in an international conference complex, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may designate international conference cluster facilities after consultation with the Mayor/Do Governor.
(2) A person that intends to be designated as an international conference cluster facility under paragraph (1) (including local governments) shall file an application for such designation with the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
(3) Where an international conference cluster facility fails to meet the designation requirements, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may cancel the designation, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) Matters necessary for the requirements, application, etc. for the designation of international conference cluster facilities shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Mar. 27, 2015]
 Article 15-4 (Reduction of, Exemption, etc. from Charges)
(1) If necessary to smoothly carry out projects designed to foster and promote international conference complexes, the State and local governments may grant a reduction of or an exemption from any of the following charges to international conference facilities and international conference cluster facilities in an international conference complex, as prescribed by relevant Acts:
2. Expenses incurred in creating forest replacement resources under Article 19 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act;
3. Farmland preservation charges under Article 38 of the Farmland Act;
4. Costs incurred in creating substitute grassland under Article 23 of the Grassland Act;
5. Charges for causing traffic congestion under Article 36 of the Urban Traffic Improvement Promotion Act.
(2) If necessary to foster and promote international conference complexes, the head of each local government may designate any international conference complex as a district-unit planning zone under Article 51 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act and may apply a mitigated floor area ratio thereto pursuant to Article 52 (3) of the same Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted on Mar. 27, 2015]
 Article 16 (Financial Support)
(1) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may provide financial resources necessary for fostering the international conference industry in an amount of up to, but not in excess of 10/100 of the aggregate payments made by overseas travelers in accordance with Article 2 (2) 3 of the Tourism Promotion and Development Fund Act in order to attain the purpose of this Act. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
(2) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may fully or partially subsidize the costs required for any of the following projects in an amount not in excess of the amount under paragraph (1): <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008; Mar. 27, 2015>
1. Operation of the organization dedicated to international conferences designated and established under Article 5 (1) and (2);
2. Support for attracting any international conference or any person who attracts any international conference under Article 7 (1);
3. Any project of building infrastructure for fostering the international conference industry implemented by a project implementation institution under Article 8 (2) 2 through 5;
4. Projects falling under each subparagraph of Articles 10 through 13;
4-2. Projects designed to foster and promote international conference complexes designated pursuant to Article 15-2;
4-3. Projects designed to support international conference cluster facilities designated pursuant to Article 15-3;
5. Any other project necessary to foster the international conference industry and which is prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) Matters necessary for the granting of subsidies under paragraph (2) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) Any person who intends to receive subsidies under paragraph (2) shall file an application for support with the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism or the head of any institution entrusted with the business under Article 18, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 17 (Relationship to Other Statutes)
(1) Where a person who has established international conference facilities obtains building permission under Article 11 of the Building Act in respect of international conference facilities, he/she shall be deemed to obtain permission, authorization, etc. or to make reports listed in the following subparagraphs, in addition to the matters under each subparagraph of Article 11 (5) of the same Act: <Amended on Mar. 21, 2008; Jun. 9, 2009; Aug. 4, 2011; Jan. 17, 2017; Nov. 28, 2017>
1. Permission to install facilities or structures under Article 24 of the Sewerage Act;
2. Authorization to install private-use waterworks under Article 52 of the Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act;
3. Consent to building permission under Article 7 (1) of the Act on Fire Prevention and Installation, Maintenance, and Safety Control of Fire-Fighting Systems;
4. Approval for, or report on, the installation of waste disposal facilities under Article 29 (2) of the Wastes Control Act;
5. Permission to install, or report on, the installation of emission or discharge facilities under Article 23 of the Clean Air Conservation Act, Article 33 of the Water Environment Conservation Act, and Article 8 of the Noise and Vibration Control Act.
(2) Where a person who has established international conference facilities obtains approval for use under Article 22 of the Building Act, he/she shall be deemed to receive inspections or to make reports listed in the following subparagraphs, in addition to the matters under each subparagraph of Article 22 (4) of the same Act: <Amended on Mar. 21, 2008; Jun. 9, 2009; Jan. 17, 2017>
1. Completion inspection of private-use waterworks under Article 53 of the Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act;
2. Completion inspection of fire-fighting facilities under Article 14 (1) of the Fire-Fighting System Installation Business Act;
3. Report on the commencement of use of waste disposal facilities under Article 29 (4) of the Wastes Control Act;
4. Report on the commencement of operation of emission or discharge facilities, etc. under Article 30 of the Clean Air Conservation Act, and Article 37 of the Water Environment Conservation Act.
(3) Any person who intends to obtain the presumption of permission, authorization, inspection, etc. under paragraphs (1) and (2) shall present the relevant documents determined by Ordinance of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism when filing an application for building permission and approval for use of the relevant international conference facilities. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
(4) Where the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province or the head of each Si/Gun/Gu (the head of each Gu means the head of an autonomous Gu) receives an application for building permission and approval for use, he/she shall consult in advance, if the matters provided in paragraphs (1) and (2) fall under the authority of other administrative agency, with the head of the said administrative agency, and the head of the administrative agency who is requested to provide consultation shall present his/her opinion within 15 days from the date on which such request is made.
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
 Article 18 (Entrustment of Authority)
(1) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may entrust any corporation or organization with the duties concerning support for attracting and hosting international conferences under Article 7, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
(2) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism may subsidize expenses to be incurred by the relevant corporation or organization within budgetary limits, if he/she has entrusted such duties under paragraph (1). <Amended on Feb. 29, 2008>
[This Article Wholly Amended on Dec. 21, 2007]
ADDENDUM <Act No. 5210, Dec. 30, 1996>
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 6442, Mar. 28, 2001>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 6893, May 29, 2003>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 6961, Aug. 6, 2003>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 7459, 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. 8369, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 16 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8370, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 20 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8371, Apr. 11, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8404, Apr. 27, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 14 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8466, May 17, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 8743, Dec. 21, 2007>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
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,ㆍㆍㆍ<Omitted>ㆍㆍㆍ, among the Acts amended in accordance with Article 6 of these Addenda, amendments to the Acts, which were promulgated before this Act enters into force but the dates on which they are to enter into force have yet to arrive, shall enter into force on the enforcement dates of the respective Acts.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 8974, Mar. 21, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 14 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 9492, Mar. 18, 2009>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9770, Jun. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on July 1, 2010. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11037, Aug. 4, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 13247, Mar. 27, 2015>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 14427, Dec. 20, 2016>
This Act shall enter into force on Jan. 1, 2017.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That among the Acts amended in accordance with Article 6 of these Addenda, amendments to the Acts, which were promulgated before this Act enters into force but the dates on which they are to enter into force have yet to arrive, shall enter into force on the enforcement dates of the respective Acts.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 15059, Nov. 28, 2017>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 17 (1) shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 17705, Dec. 22, 2020>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.