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  1. Korea, Republic of - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Enforcement Decree of the Act on Foreign Workers' Employment, etc. (Presidential Decree No. 18314) - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2004-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 2004-08-17 | KOR-2004-L-67406

  2. Korea, Republic of - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act on Foreign Workers Employment etc. (Act No. 6967). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2003-08-06 | KOR-2003-L-64966

    Regulates employment of foreign workers in Korea. Applies to foreign workers and businesses or workplaces which employ or intend to employ foreign workers. Does not apply to seamen whose work is governed by Seamen Act. Divided into 6 parts. Part 1 contains general provisions. Part 2 sets forth employment procedures for foreign workers. Part 3 provides for management of employment of foreign workers; Part 4 for protection of foreign workers. Part 5 contains supplementary provisions, and Part 6 penal provisions. Unofficial English translation.

  3. Korea, Republic of - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Foreigner Land Acquisition Act, 1994. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1994-01-07 | KOR-1994-L-86724

    The purpose of this Act is to prescribe matters necessary for land acquisition etc. of foreigners within the territory of the Republic of Korea.

  4. Korea, Republic of - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Exit and Entry Control Act

    Adoption: 1993-04-01 | Date of entry into force: 1963-03-05 | KOR-1993-L-37923

    This Act, wholly amended in 1992, regulate in detail the conditions for entry to and exit from Korea. All persons (including nationals) leaving and entering shall undergo exit or entry inspections. On certain conditions, any person (including nationals) may be prohibited to leave Korea. An entering foreigner is required to have a valid passport, a visa and a residence permit. The Minister of Justice may decide to require a guarantee to be furnished by the invitor of the foreigner. Residence permits are granted for different periods of time and a foreigner may work in Korea only if the residence permit so specifies. Foreigners remaining in Korea for more than 90 days are required to file a residence report and to register with the proper authority. The Act regulates when and on what conditions foreigners may be deported. Objections to deportation orders are handled and decided by the Minister of Justice. Violations against the Act are criminally sanctioned.

  5. Korea, Republic of - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Emigration Act

    Adoption: 1991-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 1962-03-09 | KOR-1991-L-37924

    This Act, as amended until 1991-12-14, has the express purpose to encourage emigration. For policy reasons, emigration from certain areas may, however, be prohibited. The Act establishes a Committe for Deliberation on Policies of Overseas Emigrations. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs may decide to subsidize emigrants' travel expenses. Agencies for emigration must be licensed on conditions prescribed in a Presidential Decree. Violations against the Act are criminally sanctioned.

  6. Korea, Republic of - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act on Registration of Overseas Korean Nationals

    Adoption: 1949-11-24 | KOR-1949-L-37922

    Korean nationals with a permanent or temporary adress outside Korea or on visits for more than twenty days, are required to register with the nearest appropriate Korean mission.


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