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Enforcement Decree of the Act on Promotion of Use of Local Love Gift Certificates

Presidential Decree No. 30817, Jul. 1, 2020

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Decree is to prescribe matters mandated by the Act on Promotion of Use of Local Love Gift Certificates and those necessary for enforcing said Act.
 Article 2 (Reporting on Issuance of Local Love Gift Certificates)
(1) Where the head of a local government intends to report the issuance of local love gift certificates or change any reported matter under Article 5 (1) of the Act on Promotion of Use of Local Love Gift Certificates (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”), he or she shall submit to the Minister of the Interior and Safety a report on the issuance of local love gift certificates or a report on changes in the form prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety, along with the following documents:
1. In the case of a report on issuance:
(a) Samples of local love gift certificates;
(b) Plans for the issuance of local love gift certificates and the records of the issuance of such gift certificates for the preceding half year;
2. In the case of a report on changes:
(a) Samples of local love gift certificates (only applicable to where any change is made to the details stated in the original local love gift certificates);
(b) Amended plans for the issuance of local love gift certificates.
(2) Where the head of a local government intends to report discontinuation of the issuance of local love gift certificates under Article 5 (1) of the Act, he or she shall submit to the Minister of the Interior and Safety a report on discontinuation of the issuance of local love gift certificates in the form prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety no later than two months before the date the issuance of such gift certificates is discontinued.
(3) Upon receipt of a report on the issuance of local love gift certificates, a report on changes, or a report on discontinuation of the issuance of such gift certificates under Article 5 (2) of the Act, the Minister of the Interior and Safety shall disclose the details of such report on the website of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. In such cases, the scope of the details to be disclosed, timing and methods of disclosure, and other detailed matters shall be prescribed by the Minister of the Interior and Safety.
 Article 3 (Refund of Balance of Local Love Gift Certificates)
"Percentage prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 10 (2) of the Act means a percentage prescribed by municipal ordinances, which is not less than 60/100 but not more than 80/100.
 Article 4 (Preparation of Reports on Records of Issuance)
The head of a local government that issues local love gift certificates shall, pursuant to Article 14 of the Act, prepare a report on the records of the issuance of such gift certificates in the form prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety and submit such report to the Minister of the Interior and Safety. In such cases, if deemed necessary to understand the current status of the management of the gift certificates, the Minister of the Interior and Safety may request the head of the local government to submit related materials in addition to the report.
 Article 5 (Support for Management of Local Love Gift Certificates)
(1) The State may, pursuant to Article 15 (1) of the Act, provide a local government that manages local love gift certificates with support necessary for the management of such gift certificates, such as for the establishment of guidelines for the management of the gift certificates, the implementation of a public contest for promotion of the certificates, public relations, and the management of the current status for proper distribution.
(2) The Special Metropolitan City, a Metropolitan City, and a Do (excluding a Special Self-Governing City and Special Self-Governing Province) may, pursuant to Article 15 (1) of the Act, provide a Si/Gun/Gu (Gu refers to an autonomous Gu) under his or her jurisdiction with administrative support necessary for the management of local love gift certificates, such as for public relations and the management of the current status for proper distribution of such gift certificates, and may grant subsidies to cover the expenses incurred in issuing, discounting, selling, exchanging, and publicizing the gift certificates within the budget.
 Article 6 (Investigation of Violations)
(1) When the head of a local government issues an order to submit a report or data under Article 17 (1) of the Act, he or she shall notify in writing the deadline and methods for submission of a report or data and the details to be submitted, to a sales agency or merchant, respectively.
(2) Where the head of a local government intends to have public officials under his or her authority enter an office for inspection under Article 17 (1) of the Act, he or she shall notify the relevant sales agency or merchant of subject matters of and reasons for such inspection no later than seven days before the commencement of the inspection: Provided, That the head of the local government need not give such notification where there is any urgency or where it is deemed that prior notification makes it impossible to achieve the purpose of the inspection due to the destruction of evidence, etc.
 Article 7 (Standards for Imposition of Administrative Fines)
The standards for imposition of administrative fines under Article 20 (1) and (2) of the Act shall be as specified in the attached Table.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 30817, Jul. 1, 2020>
This Decree shall enter into force on July 2, 2020.