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Name: Act on the Protection of Children and Juveniles from Sexual Abuse (Act No. 9765).
Country: Republic of Korea
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-06-09
Entry into force:
ISN: KOR-2009-L-86772
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=86772&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English Ministry of Government Legislation, Republic of Korea PDF of Act as amended to 23/7/2010 PDF of Act as amended to 23/7/2010 (consulted on 2011-06-10)
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of this Act is to provide for special cases concerning the punishment for committing sex offenses against children or juveniles and the procedures therefor, prepare procedures for relieving and assisting victimized children and juveniles, and systematically manage sex offenders against children or juveniles, thereby protecting them from sexual abuse and helping them become productive members of society.

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