Framework Act On The Video Industry Promotion


Published: 2007-12-21

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 Article 1 (Purpose)   print
The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the improvement of citizen's cultural life and the enhancement of competitiveness in the video industry by prescribing the matters forming the basis of policies for the advancement of video culture and promotion of the video industry.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 2 (Definitions)   print
For the purposes of this Act,
1. The term "video works" means objects (excluding those by computer programs), the continuous images of which are fixed on films, tapes, disks, and other concrete objects, and may be seen and heard or received and sent through reproduction by machines or electronic devices;
2. The term "video industry" means the industry and technology related to the production, utilization, circulation, dissemination, export, import, etc. of video works.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 3 (Relationship with other Acts)   print
Except as otherwise provided in other Acts, the promotion of video culture and the video industry shall be governed as prescribed by this Acts.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 4 (Guarantee, etc. of Freedom of Creative Works)   print
The State shall guarantee the freedom to create video works, and respect their autonomy.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 5 (Government Policies)   print
(1) The Government shall establish and execute a fundamental and comprehensive policies concerning the promotion of video culture and the video industry to achieve the purposes of this Act.
(2) Necessary matters concerning the establishment, etc. of the policies under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 6 (Legislative Measures, etc.)   print
The Government may take legislative, financial, and monetary measures necessary to execute policies under Article 5.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 7 (Promotion of Creation and Production of Video Works)   print
The Government shall establish and execute policies necessary for promoting the creation and production of video works.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 8 (Survey, Research, Development, and Distribution)   print
The Government shall establish and execute policies concerning survey, research, development and distribution for the promotion of video culture and the video industry.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 9 (Development of Production Technology of Video Works)   print
The Government shall establish and execute policies necessary for the development of production technology of video works to modernize the video industry and to enhance the international competitiveness of the video industry.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 10 (Circulation and Distribution Promotion of Video Works)   print
The Government shall devise a scheme for promoting smooth circulation and distribution of video works.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 11 (Training of Video Technical Experts)   print
The Government shall establish and execute policies necessary for training technical experts related to video culture and the video industry.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 12 (Management of Video-Related Promotion Resources)   print
The Government shall devise a scheme for the efficient management of resources related to the promotion of video culture and the video industry to expand a financial foundation necessary for the promotion of video culture and the video industry.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 13 (Expansion of Foundation for Video Production)   print
The Government shall create support necessary conditions for the modernization of the video industry and the expansion of a stable foundation for production.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 14 (International Exchange and Cooperation)   print
The Government shall provide assistance necessary for the following exchange and cooperation for the promotion of video culture and the video industry with foreign countries, international organizations, etc.:
1. Information exchange, and joint survey and research concerning the promotion of video culture and the video industry;
2. Technical cooperation concerning the video industry;
3. Joint production of video works and other necessary matters.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 15 (Preservation of Video Data)   print
The Government shall collect, preserve and manage video works for the preservation and promotion of video culture.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007]
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 Article 16 Deleted.<by Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007>   print
ADDENDUM
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM<Act No. 8744, Dec. 21, 2007>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.