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Name: Act on the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Protection etc. of Victims thereof (Act No. 5487).
Country: Republic of Korea
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-12-31
Entry into force:
ISN: KOR-1997-L-91248
Bibliography: Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English Ministry of Government Legislation, Republic of Korea PDF of Act in English as amended to 17/05/2010 PDF of Act in English as amended to 17/05/2010 (consulted on 2012-10-04)
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of this Act is to prevent domestic violence and to protect and support victims thereof.

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