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  1. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act on the Protection of Public Interest Whistleblowers (Act No. 10472 of 2011).

    Adoption: 2011-03-29 | KOR-2011-L-108784

  2. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act on the Prevention of Sexual Assault and Protection etc. of Victims thereof (Act No. 10261). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2010-04-15 | KOR-2010-L-86771

    The purpose of this Act is to prevent sexual assault and provide protection and support for victims thereof. Includes awareness raising and education measures as well as the provision of facilities for victims of sexual assault.

  3. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act on the Protection of Children and Juveniles from Sexual Abuse (Act No. 9765). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2009-06-09 | KOR-2009-L-86772

    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.

  4. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Special Act for Human Resources of Small and Medium Enterprises (Act No. 8852). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-29 | KOR-2008-L-95622

    The object of the Act is to facilitate SMEs recruit personnel to support the advancement, recognition and improvement of projects to enhance the competitiveness of SMEs by promoting the employment.

  5. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Decree of the Special Act for Human Resources of Small and Medium Enterprises (Presidential Decree No. 20728). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-29 | KOR-2008-R-95623

  6. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act on the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Protection etc. of Victims thereof (Act No. 5487). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1997-12-31 | KOR-1997-L-91248

    The purpose of this Act is to prevent domestic violence and to protect and support victims thereof.

  7. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Enforcement Decree of the Labor Standards Act (Presidential Decree No. 15320). (근로기준법 시행령) - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in Korean Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-03-27 | KOR-1997-L-56136

    Provides for the implementation of provisions of the Labour Standards Act 1997. Article 37 and Table 2 establishing work prohibited to persons under the age of 18 years.

  8. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Labor Standards Act (Law No. 5309). (근로기준법) - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in Korean

    Adoption: 1997-03-13 | Date of entry into force: 1997-03-13 | Date of partial entry into force: 1999-03-13 | KOR-1997-L-46401

    Provides minimum standards for conditions of employment; where existing conditions are higher, they shall not be reduced under the pretext of compliance with this Act. Chapter I prohibits discrimination and the use of force or violence against workers. The Act does not apply to workplaces with fewer than 5 employees or businesses which employ only relatives living together or domestic workers. Chapter II covers labour contracts, including part-time contracts. Prohibits unjustified dismissal and dismissal due to medical reasons or maternity, and prescribes procedures to be followed for dismissals due to structural reasons. Also prohibits interference with employment (blacklisting). Chapter III covers wages; Chapter IV covers working hours and rest periods. Chapter V relates to women and minors. Young persons under the age of 15 are prohibited from working; those between 15 and 18 shall be certified as to age and consent of legal guardian. Women under the age of 18 shall not work in employment which is detrimental to their health or "morality;" they shall furthermore not work at night, in a pit, or over a certain number of hours. Entitles women to one day a month of menstruation leave, 60 days of maternity leave, and nursing time. Employers hiring more than 30 persons under the age of 18 shall provide education facilities. Chapter VI relates to safety and health; Chapter VII to apprenticeship; Chapter VIII to accident compensation; Chapter IX to rules of employment; Chapter X to dormitories; and Chapter XI to Labor Inspectors. Penal provisions are contained in Chapter XII.

  9. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Court Act, 1988. - Act online in English

    Adoption: 1988-09-01 | KOR-1988-L-81512

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Organization
    Chapter III - General Procedure of Adjudication
    Chapter IV - Special Adjudication Procedures
    Chapter V - Penal Provisions

    Repeals the Constitutional Committee Act (Act No. 2530).

  10. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    National Security Law, 1988. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1988-02-25 | KOR-1988-L-78388

    Objective of the Act is to suppress anti-State acts that endanger national security and to ensure nation's security,
    people's life and freedom. Crimes include forming anti-State groups, committing anti-State acts, willful help through provision of materials or money, praising or sympathising and failure to inform. Also provides for special prosecutions.

  11. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Commercial Act (Act No. 1000) - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1962-01-20 | KOR-1962-L-91270

    Regulates commercial activity in the Republic of Korea. In particular, Chapter V deals with Maritime Commerce.

  12. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Compensation Act (Act No. 494). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1958-08-13 | KOR-1958-L-91264

    Regulates compensation to persons that are found not guilty under the Criminal Procedure Act.

  13. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Act (Act No. 341). - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1954-09-23 | KOR-1954-L-91263

    Provides for the procedures with respect to the conducting of criminal trials.

  14. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Act, 1953 (Act No. 293). - Legislation in English Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1953-09-18 | KOR-1953-L-86065

    Sets out the provisions for criminal offences and penalties for violations of these provisions in the Republic of Korea.

  15. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of Korea of 17 July 1948. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1948-07-17 | KOR-1948-C-67127

    Chapter I: General Provisions, Chapter II: Rights and Duties of Citizens, Chapter III: The National Assembly, Chapter IV: The Executive, Chapter V: The Courts, Chapter VI: The Constitutional Court, Chapter VII: Election Management, Chapter VIII: Local Autonomy, Chapter IX: The Economy, Chapter X: Amendments to the Constitution.

  16. Korea, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Government Organization Act. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1948-07-17 | KOR-1948-L-86723

    The purpose of this Act is to establish the basic principles for the establishment, organization, and scope of functions of national administrative agencies for the systematic and efficient performance of national administrative affairs.


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