Enforcement Decree Of The Framework Act On The Management Of Disasters And Safety


Published: 2013-03-23

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CHAPTER Ⅰ GENERAL PROVISIONS
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 Article 1 (Purpose)   print
The purpose of this Decree is to prescribe matters delegated by the Framework Act on the Management of Disasters and Safety and those necessary for the enforcement thereof.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 2 (Scope of Disasters)   print
"Damage beyond the scale prescribed by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 1 (b) of Article 3 of the Framework Act on the Management of Disasters and Safety (hereinafter referred to as the "Act") means the following harm:
1. Harm to human life or property for which measures at the level of State or local government are required;
2. Other harm deemed by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency to be necessary for disaster control, and which is equivalent to the harm referred to in subparagraph 1.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 3 (Disaster Control Agencies other than Central Administrative Agencies and Local Governments)   print
"Agencies prescribed by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 5 (b) of Article 3 of the Act means agencies provided for in attached Table 1.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 4 (Emergency Rescue and Relief Support Agencies)   print
Emergency rescue and relief support agencies referred to in subparagraph 8 of Article 3 of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of National Defense, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, the Korea Communications Commission, the National Police Agency, the Korea Meteorological Administration, the Forest Service and the Korea Coast Guard;
2. Search and rescue units referred to in Article 57 (3) 2 of the Act, and military units designated as emergency rescue and relief support agencies by the Minister of National Defense;
3. The Korean National Red Cross referred to in the Organization of the Korean National Red Cross Act;
4. General hospitals provided for in Article 3-3 of the Medical Service Act, emergency medical service institutions and emergency medical information centers provided for in subparagraph 7 of Article 2 of the Emergency Medical Service Act and operators of ambulances, etc. provided for in Article 44 (1) 1 and 2 of the Emergency Medical Service Act;
5. The National Association for Disaster Relief referred to in Article 29 of the Disaster Relief Act;
6. Agencies and organizations that have concluded a contract for emergency rescue activities with emergency rescue and relief agencies referred to in subparagraph 7 of Article 3 of the Act;
7. Other agencies and organizations equipped with manpower and equipment necessary for emergency rescue, designated by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 5 (Safety Inspection Day, etc.)   print
(1) Safety Inspection Day referred to in Article 6 of the Act shall be the fourth day of each month, and Disaster Prevention Day shall be May 25 of each year.
(2) On Safety Inspection Day, safety-related events, including simultaneous inspections on disaster-vulnerable facilities, education for promoting awareness of safety, etc., shall be held under the supervision of disaster control agencies; and on Disaster Prevention Day, related events, such as education for and publicity of disasters, etc., shall be held in order to inspire the disaster prevention awareness in people against disasters corresponding to subparagraph 1 (a) of Article 3 of the Act.
(3) In addition to the matters provided for in paragraph (2), matters necessary for events, etc. on Safety Inspection Day and Disaster Prevention Day shall be determined by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
CHAPTER Ⅱ SAFETY CONTROL ORGANIZATIONS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS
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 Article 6 (Members of Central Safety Control Committee)   print
The following persons shall become members of the Central Safety Control Committee referred to in Article 9 (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "Central Committee"): <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. The Minister of Strategy and Finance, the Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the Minister of Education, the Minister of Unification, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Justice, the Minister of National Defense, the Minister of Security and Public Administration, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, the Minister of Health and Welfare, the Minister of Environment, the Minister of Employment and Labor, the Minister of Gender Equality and Family, and the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries;
2. The Director of the National Intelligence Service, the Chairperson of the Korea Communications Commission, the Minister of the Office for Government Policy Coordination, and the Chairperson of the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission;
3. The Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, the Commissioner General of the National Police Agency and the Administrator of the Korea Meteorological Administration;
4. Public officials who exercise overall control over and supervise national crises and emergency management affairs of the Office of National Security;
5. Heads of other agencies and organizations designated by the chairperson of the Central Committee.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 7 (Matters to be Consulted and Coordinated by Coordination Committee)   print
"Minor matters prescribed by Presidential Decree" in the former part of Article 9 (4) of the Act means any of the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Matters requiring consultation and coordination among central administrative agencies specified in subparagraphs 1 and 3 of Article 6 in the agenda to be referred to the Central Committee;
2. Other matters deemed by the chairperson of the Central Committee to have no impacts on basic direction of the master plans for national safety control.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 8 (Operation of Central Committee)   print
(1) Meetings of the Central Committee shall be convened at the request of a member or when the chairperson of the Central Committee deems it necessary.
(2) Meetings of the Central Committee shall resolve with the attendance of a majority of all incumbent members and the consent of a majority of those present.
(3) In addition to the matters provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2), necessary matters concerning the operation of the Central Committee shall be determined by the chairperson following a resolution at the committee.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012]
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 Article 9 (Organization, Operation, etc. of Coordination Committee)   print
(1) The following persons shall become members of the coordination committee to be established under the Central Committee pursuant to Article 9 (4) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "coordination committee"): <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Persons nominated by the heads of central administrative agencies who are to become the members of the Central Committee, from among their vice ministers, public officials in general service belonging to the Senior Civil Service or public officials equivalent thereto (in cases of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of National Defense, including respectively foreign affairs officers, pubic prosecutors and general-class military officers equivalent thereto);
2. Persons commissioned by the chairperson of the coordination committee, from among those having profound knowledge and experience concerning disaster and safety control.
(2) Meetings of the coordination committee shall be convened by the chairperson of the coordination committee. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(3) Meetings of the coordination committee shall resolve with the attendance of a majority of all incumbent members and the consent of a majority of those present.
(4) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (3), necessary matters concerning the organization, operation, etc. of the coordination committee shall be determined by the chairperson of the coordination committee.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 10 (Organization and Operation, etc. of Subcommittees)   print
(1) Subcommittees to be established in the Central Committee pursuant to Article 9 (6) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "subcommittees") and the chairperson of each subcommittee shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22982, Jun. 27, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Wind and flood countermeasure committee: The Minister of Security and Public Administration;
2. Traffic safety measure committee: The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport;
3. Daily safety measure committee: Minister of Security and Public Administration;
4. Facility disaster countermeasure committee: The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport;
5. Fire and explosion accident countermeasure committee: The Minister of Security and Public Administration;
6. Electricity, petroleum and gas accident countermeasure committee: The Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy;
7. Environmental pollution accident countermeasure committee: The Minister of Environment;
8. Radioactivity accident countermeasure committee: The Chairperson of the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission;
9. National infrastructure protection measure committee: The Minister of Security and Public Administration.
(2) Subcommittees shall deliberate on any of the following matters, which is under the control of the relevant subcommittee: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Prior examination on the master plans for safety control duties that have been prepared by the heads of related central administrative agencies referred to in Article 22 (3) of the Act;
2. Prior examination on the draft of implementation plans that have been prepared by the heads of related central administrative agencies referred to in Article 23 of the Act;
3. Matters that require consultation and coordination concerning the measures that have been established by the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies for management of disaster and safety;
4. Matters that require consultation and coordination concerning the disaster control performed by the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies upon occurrence of a disaster;
5. Other matters referred to meetings by the chairpersons of subcommittees.
(3) Each subcommittee prescribed in paragraph (1) shall consist of members appointed by the chairperson of the relevant subcommittee from among the members of the Central Committee. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(4) For the efficient operation of subcommittees, each subcommittee may establish a working committee. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(5) Each working committee of subcommittees shall be comprised of persons appointed or commissioned by the chairperson of the relevant subcommittee from among any of the following persons: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Public officials belonging to the Senior Civil Service or public officials of Grade Ⅲ or higher, who belong to the relevant central administrative agencies;
2. Persons with extensive knowledge on and experience in the management of disasters and safety.
(6) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (5), necessary matters concerning the organization, operation, etc. of each subcommittee and working committee of the relevant subcommittee shall be determined by the chairperson of each subcommittee. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 10-2 (Organization and Operation of Disaster Broadcasting Consultative Committees)   print
(1) The disaster broadcasting consultative committee to be established in the Central Committee pursuant to Article 9 (7) of the Act shall be comprised of not more than 15 members, including one chairperson and one vice-chairperson.
(2) The disaster broadcasting consultative committee shall deliberate on the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Ways to efficiently disseminate disaster broadcasting content for forecast, alert and notification of a disaster, or emergency measures for disasters and disasters control;
2. Matters concerning the allocation of roles and building of cooperation systems among central administrative agencies, the Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan Cities, Special Self-Governing Cities, Dos, Special Self-Governing Provinces (hereinafter referred to as "City/Do") and broadcasting business operators under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Broadcasting Act in connection with disaster broadcasting;
3. Matters concerning a decision on disaster-related information to be disclosed to the press under subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Act on Press Arbitration and Remedies, etc. for Damage Caused by Press Reports;
4. Improvements of the Acts and subordinate statutes and institutions related to disaster broadcasting;
5. Other necessary matters for efficiently performing disaster broadcasting that are either requested by the Chairperson of the Korea Communications Commission and the Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning or deemed necessary by the chairperson of the disaster broadcasting consultative committee.
(3) The chairperson of the broadcasting consultative committee shall be appointed by the Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning, from among members under paragraph (4), and the vice-chairperson shall be elected from among members of the broadcasting consultative committee. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) The following persons shall become members of the broadcasting consultative committee: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23644, Feb. 29, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Each person appointed by the head of the relevant agency, from among public officials in general service or public officials equivalent thereto who belong to the Senior Civil Service of the Minister of Security and Public Administration, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the Office for Government Policy Coordination, the Korea Communications Commission, the National Emergency Management Agency, and the Korea Meteorological Administration;
2. Persons commissioned by the Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning, from among the following persons:
(a) Persons belonging to a terrestrial TV broadcasting business operator under subparagraph 1 of Article 1-2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Broadcasting Act (excluding a broadcasting business operator who runs regional broadcasting pursuant to Article 25-2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Broadcasting Act) who are in a position exercising overall control over disaster broadcasting;
(b) Persons belonging to a program provider engaged in general programming or programming specializing in news reports who are in a position exercising overall control over disaster broadcasting, from among TV program providers under subparagraph 6 of Article 1-2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Broadcasting Act;
(c) Persons who teach a discipline related to disasters or broadcasting in a university and college, industrial college, junior college or technical college under the Higher Education Act and are in a position as assistant professor or higher;
(d) Persons who have been engaged in a research institution or organization or the field of industry related to disasters or broadcasting for at least five years.
(5) The term of office of a commissioned member shall be two years.
(6) The chairperson shall represent the disaster broadcasting consultative committee, and exercise overall control over the affairs of the disaster broadcasting consultative committee.
(7) If the chairperson of the disaster broadcasting consultative agency is unable to perform his/her duties due to extenuating circumstances, the vice-chairperson shall act on behalf of the chairperson.
(8) Meetings of the disaster broadcasting consultative committee shall be convened by its chairperson when he/she deems it necessary or at the request of members, and the chairperson shall preside over such meetings.
(9) Meetings of the disaster broadcasting consultative committee shall resolve with the attendance of a majority of all incumbent members and the consent of a majority of those present.
(10) For its efficient operation, the disaster broadcasting consultative committee shall have one secretary, who shall be appointed by the Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning from among public officials who are in charge of disaster broadcasting affairs in the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(11) The Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning may render necessary administrative and financial support for the operation of the disaster broadcasting consultative committee. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(12) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (11), necessary matters concerning the operation of the disaster broadcasting consultative committee shall be determined by the chairperson, following a resolution by the disaster broadcasting consultative committee.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 11 (Request for Data Submission, etc. by Adjustment Committee, etc.)   print
The adjustment committee, subcommittees or the disaster broadcasting consultative committee may, when deemed necessary for the deliberation on agenda or for the coordination thereof, request the heads of related agencies to submit the relevant data, or have related public officials and specialists attend the committee and state their opinions.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 12 (Allowances and Term of Office, etc. of Central Committee, etc.)   print
(1) Members who attend a meeting of the Central Committee, the adjustment committee, subcommittees or the disaster broadcasting consultative committee may be paid the allowances, travel expenses and other actual expenses within budget limits: Provided, That the same shall not apply where any member who is a public official attends a meeting in direct connection with his/her official duties.
(2) Of the members of the Central Committee and the adjustment committee, the term of office of members who are public officials shall be the tenure of relevant office, and the term of office of other members shall be two years: Provided, That the term of office of substitute members shall be the remaining term of their predecessors.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 12-2 (Organization and Operation of Central Consultative Committee on Disasters Investigation and Evaluation)   print
(1) The central consultative committee on disasters investigation and evaluation under Article 10-2 (1) of the Act (hereafter referred to as the"consultative evaluation committee" in this Article and Article 12-3) shall be comprised of not more than 30 members, including one chairperson and one vice-chairperson.
(2) The consultative evaluation committee shall perform the following duties:
1. Matters concerning investigation, analysis, and evaluation (hereinafter referred to as "disaster investigation and evaluation") of the causes of a disaster, and of disaster control processes when a disaster occurs, and reporting on its findings;
2. Recommendations on ways to improve disaster and safety control based on the disaster investigation and evaluation;
3. Other matters deemed necessary concerning disaster control by the chairperson of the consultative evaluation committee.
(3) The chairperson of the consultative evaluation committee shall be appointed by the Minister of Public Administration and Security, from among members under paragraph (4), and the vice-chairperson shall be the head of the Disaster and Safety Management Office under the Ministry of Public Administration and Security.
(4) The following persons shall be members of the consultative evaluation committee:
1. The head of the Disaster and Safety Management Office under the Ministry of Public Administration and Security and the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency;
2. Persons commissioned by the Minister of Public Administration and Security, from among executives, employees or members belonging to a research institution, corporation or organization thath as entered into an agreement on the disaster investigation and evaluation with the Minister of Public Administration and Security.<Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23263, Oct. 26, 2011>
(5) The term of office of a member stipulated under paragraph (4) 2 shall be two years.
(6) The chairperson shall represent the consultative evaluation committee, and exercise overall control over the affairs of the consultative evaluation committee.
(7) If the chairperson of the consultative evaluation committee is unable to perform his/her duties due to extenuating circumstances, the vice-chairperson shall act on behalf of the chairperson.
(8) Meetings of the consultative evaluation committee shall be convened by its chairperson at the request of the chairperson of the Central Committee or the Minister of Public Administration and Security, or when he/she deems it necessary, and shall be presided over by the chairperson.
(9) Meetings of the consultative evaluation committee shall resolve with the attendance of a majority of all incumbent members and the consent of a majority of those present.
(10) The chairperson of the consultative evaluation committee may organize and operate subcommittees by each type of disaster where deemed necessary to efficiently perform affairs, such as disaster investigation and evaluation, and other relevant affairs.
(11) The organization, operation, etc. of subcommittees under paragraph (10) shall be determined by the chairperson, following a resolution by the consultative evaluation committee.
(12) The consultative evaluation committee may have advisory members to consult on matters related to the affairs of the consultative evaluation committee.
(13) For its efficient operation, the consultative evaluation committee shall have one secretary, who shall be appointed by the Minister of Public Administration and Security, from among public officials who performs affairs related to the disaster investigation and evaluation in the Ministry of Public Administration and Security.
(14) Members who attend a meeting of the consultative evaluation committee may be paid the allowances, travel expenses and other actual expenses within budget limits: Provided, That the same shall not apply where any member who is a public official attends a meeting in direct connection with his/her official duties.
(15) The Minister of Public Administration and Security may render necessary administrative and financial support for the operation of the consultative evaluation committee.
(16) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (15), necessary matters concerning the organization and operation of the consultative evaluation committee shall be determined by the chairperson, following a resolution by the consultative evaluation committee.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 12-3 (Organization and Operation of Central Consultative Committee on Disasters Investigation and Evaluation)   print
(1) The central consultative committee on disasters investigation and evaluation under Article 10-2 (1) of the Act (hereafter referred to as "consultative evaluation committee" in this Article and Article 12-4) shall be comprised of not more than 30 members, including one chairperson and one vice-chairperson. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(2) The consultative evaluation committee shall perform the following duties:
1. Matters concerning investigation, analysis, and evaluation (hereinafter referred to as "disaster investigation and evaluation") of the causes of a disaster, and of disaster control processes when a disaster occurs, and reporting on its findings;
2. Recommendations on ways to improve disaster and safety control based on the disaster investigation and evaluation;
3. Other matters deemed necessary concerning disaster control by the chairperson of the consultative evaluation committee.
(3) The chairperson of the consultative evaluation committee shall be appointed by the Minister of Security and Public Administration, from among members under paragraph (4), and the head of the Safety Management Headquarters under the Ministry of Security and Public Administration shall be the vice-chairperson. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) The following persons shall become members of the consultative evaluation committee: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23263, Oct. 26, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. The head of the Safety Management Headquarters under the Ministry of Security and Public Administration and the President of the National Disaster Management Institute;
2. Persons commissioned by the Minister of Security and Public Administration from among executives, employees or members belonging to a research institution, corporation or organization that has entered into an agreement on the disaster investigation and evaluation with the Minister of Security and Public Administration.
(5) The term of office of a member stipulated under paragraph (4) 2 shall be two years.
(6) The chairperson shall represent the consultative evaluation committee, and exercise overall control over the affairs of the consultative evaluation committee.
(7) If the chairperson of the consultative evaluation committee is unable to perform his/her duties due to extenuating circumstances, the vice-chairperson shall act on behalf of the chairperson.
(8) Meetings of the consultative evaluation committee shall be convened by its chairperson at the request of the chairperson of the Central Committee or the Minister of Security and Public Administration, or when he/she deems it necessary, and shall be presided over by the chairperson. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(9) Meetings of the consultative evaluation committee shall resolve with the attendance of a majority of all incumbent members and the consent of a majority of those present.
(10) The chairperson of the consultative evaluation committee may organize and operate subcommittees by each type of disaster where deemed necessary to efficiently perform affairs, such as disaster investigation and evaluation, and other relevant affairs.
(11) The organization, operation, etc. of subcommittees under paragraph (10) shall be determined by the chairperson, following a resolution by the consultative evaluation committee.
(12) The consultative evaluation committee may have advisory members to consult on matters related to the affairs of the consultative evaluation committee.
(13) For its efficient operation, the consultative evaluation committee shall have one secretary, who shall be appointed by the Minister of Security and Public Administration, from among public officials who perform affairs related to the disaster investigation and evaluation in the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(14) Members who attend a meeting of the consultative evaluation committee may be paid the allowances, travel expenses and other actual expenses within budgetary limits: Provided, That the same shall not apply where any member who is a public official attends a meeting in direct connection with his/her official duties.
(15) The Minister of Security and Public Administration may render necessary administrative and financial support for the operation of the consultative evaluation committee. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(16) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (15), necessary matters concerning the organization and operation of the consultative evaluation committee shall be determined by the chairperson, following a resolution by the consultative evaluation committee.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 12-4 (Disaster Investigation and Evaluation and Reporting)   print
(1) The consultative evaluation committee may either conduct a disaster investigation and evaluation directly or require a subcommittee referred to in Article 12-3 (10) to conduct it, in consideration of the size, characteristics, kind, etc. of a disaster. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(2) The consultative evaluation committee may require advisory members referred to in Article 12-3 (12), external specialized institutions or external experts to participate in a disaster investigation and evaluation, where deemed necessary. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(3) The consultative evaluation committee shall report the findings of the disaster investigation and evaluation to the Central Committee via the Minister of Security and Public Administration, within 30 days upon the completion of such disaster investigation and evaluation: Provided, That reporting may be omitted in cases of matters deemed insignificant by the chairperson of the consultative evaluation committee. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 13 (Scope of Large-Scale Disasters)   print
"Large-scale disasters prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 14 (1) of the Act means the following disasters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Disasters recognized by the head of Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters (hereinafter referred to as "head of the Central Headquarters") referred to in Article 14 (2) of the Act, after receiving recommendation from the head of the competent ministry or the head of a local disaster and safety countermeasure headquarters (hereinafter referred to as "local headquarters") referred to in Article 16 (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "head of local headquarters"), since the level of harm on human lives or property is remarkably great or the impact of disasters is far-reaching on a social or economic aspect;
2. Disasters equivalent to those referred to in subparagraph 1 and deemed by the head of the Central Headquarters that it is necessary to establish the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters (hereinafter referred to as "Central Countermeasure headquarters") referred to in Article 14 (1) of the Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 14 (Organization and Operation of Central Accident Control Headquarters)   print
The head of the competent ministry shall hold prior consultation with the head of the Central Headquarters on the matters concerning the composition and operation of the central accident control headquarters, pursuant to in Article 14 (3) of the Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 15 (Organization, etc. of Central Countermeasure Headquarters)   print
(1) The Central Countermeasure Headquarters shall have a vice head, overall coordinator, control officer, officer in charge and working team pursuant to Article 14 (5) of the Act, in order to exercise overall control over, and to coordinate the prevention of, preparation and countermeasures against, and recovery from disasters.
(2) The vice head of the Central Countermeasure Headquarters to exercise overall control over and coordinate the prevention of, preparation and countermeasure against, and recovery from disaster stipulated under subparagraph 1 (a) and (b) of Article 3 of the Act pursuant to paragraph (1), shall be the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, the overall coordinator shall be the Vice Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, and control officers and officers in charge shall be public officials in general service and directors, respectively, who belong to the Senior Civil Service of the divisions tasked with dealing with disasters, from among public officials who work for the National Emergency Management Agency.
(3) The vice head of the Central Countermeasure Headquarters to exercise overall control over and coordinate the prevention of, preparation and countermeasure against, and recovery from the disasters stipulated under subparagraph 1 (c) of Article 3 of the Act pursuant to paragraph (1), shall be the Second Vice Minister of Security and Public Administration, the director general shall be the head of the Safety Management Headquarters under the Ministry of Security and Public Administration, control officers and officers in charge shall be public officials in general service who are in charge of the safety policy affairs of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration, and directors in charge of the protection of national infrastructure, respectively, who belong to the Senior Civil Service. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) The working team of the Central Countermeasure Headquarters referred to in paragraph (1) shall be comprised of public officials in charge of the disasters stipulated under subparagraph 1 (a) and (b) of Article 3 of the Act in the National Emergency Management Agency and persons seconded by disaster control agencies concerned pursuant to Article 15 (1) of the Act, and a working team in charge of disasters falling under subparagraph 1 (c) of Article 3 of the Act shall be comprised of public officials in charge of such disasters, from among the public officials who belong to the Ministry of Security and Public Administration and persons seconded by disaster control agencies concerned pursuant to Article 15 (1) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(5) The head of the Central Headquarters may request the heads of related disaster control agencies to take various measures in order to exercise overall control over, and to coordinate the prevention of, preparation and countermeasures against, and recovery from disasters, and to make combined controls of the disaster situations.
(6) The department related to the protection of national infrastructure in the Ministry of Security and Public Administration shall be in charge of the duties relating to the combined support of the competent ministry for the disasters stipulated under subparagraph 1 (c) of Article 3 of the Act, and matters concerning the organization and operation of the Central Countermeasure Headquarters to be established in relation therewith shall be stipulated by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 16 (Organization of Meetings of Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters)   print
A meeting of Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters (hereinafter referred to as "meeting of the Central Countermeasure Headquarters") referred to in Article 14 (5) of the Act shall be comprised of persons commissioned by the head of the Central Headquarters upon recommendation of the head of any of the following agencies whereto they belong, from among public officials in general service who belong to the Senior Civil Service (in cases of the Ministry of National Defense, referring to general-class military officers equivalent thereto; in cases of the National Police Agency and the Korea Coast Guard, referring to national police officers higher in rank than the senior superintendent general; and in cases of the National Emergency Management Agency, referring to public officials in general service who belong to the Senior Civil Service or those higher in rank than the fire service superintendent): <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. The Ministry of Strategy and Finance, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Unification, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of National Defense, the Ministry of Security and Public Administration, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Employment and Labor, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries;
2. The Public Procurement Service, the National Police Agency, the National Emergency Management Agency, the Korea Meteorological Administration, the Cultural Heritage Administration, the Forest Service, and the Korea Coast Guard;
3. Other administrative agencies deemed necessary by the head of the Central Headquarters.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 17 (Matters for Deliberation and Consultation at Meetings of Central Control Headquarters)   print
A meeting of the central control headquarters shall consult on the following matters, in addition to the deliberation and decision on the matters concerning the disaster restoration plans:
1. Matters concerning disaster prevention countermeasures;
2. Matters concerning disaster emergency countermeasures;
3. Matters concerning subsidies from the National Treasury and the use of reserves;
4. Other matters referred to a meeting by the head of the central headquarters.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 18 (Organization of Government's Joint Support Group for Overseas Disaster Countermeasures)   print
(1) Where the head of the Central Headquarters forms the Government's joint support group for overseas disaster countermeasures (hereinafter referred to as "support group") pursuant to Article 14 (5) of the Act, he/she shall nominate the head of the support group (hereinafter referred to as "head of the support group").
(2) Where deemed necessary for the organization of a support group pursuant to Article 14 (4) of the Act, the head of the Central Headquarters may request the heads of related central administrative agencies and of related agencies and organizations to dispatch public officials, officers and employees and specialists under their command. In such cases, the heads of related central administrative agencies and of related agencies and organizations in receipt of a request for dispatch shall comply therewith unless extenuating circumstances exist.
(3) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2), necessary matters concerning the organization of the support group shall be determined by the head of the Central Headquarters.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 19 (Operation of Support Group)   print
(1) The head of the support group shall represent the support group, and direct and supervise its constituents.
(2) The head of the support group shall exercise overall control over the following affairs in areas where an overseas disaster has occurred, under the direction of the head of the Central Headquarters:
1. Emergency rescue and the confirmation of the dead or wounded;
2. Treatment of the wounded, and the laying of a dead body in state;
3. Investigation and analysis of the cause of accident;
4. Field support, such as the legal consultation, etc. for bereaved families, etc. relating to overseas disasters;
5. Domestic and overseas publicity of the control situation of overseas disasters, and the publicity of the Government's countermeasures;
6. Other matters determined by the head of the Central Headquarters.
(3) The head of the support group shall occasionally report to or notify the head of the Central Headquarters or the head of overseas legations having jurisdiction over the areas wherein the relevant overseas disaster has occurred, of the control situations of overseas disasters pursuant to paragraph (2).
(4) The head of overseas legations having jurisdiction over areas wherein overseas disasters have occurred shall render support necessary for the support group to perform the duties under paragraph (2).
(5) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (4), necessary matters concerning the operation of the support group shall be determined by the head of the Central Headquarters.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 20 (Request, etc. for Disaster Relief Plans to Related Disaster Control Agencies)   print
(1) The head of the Central Headquarters may request the head of a related disaster control agency to provide disaster relief plans containing the following details in order to take administrative measures for the smooth control of disasters under Article 15 (1) of the Act:
1. Place, date, scale and cause of the occurrence of a disaster;
2. Matters concerning dispositions to cope with disasters;
3. Expected progress of disasters;
4. Plans for dispositions by phase of disaster progress;
5. Other matters determined by the head of the Central Headquarters.
(2) Where the head of the Central Headquarters has received a disaster relief plan under paragraph (1), he/she may examine the said plan, and then present the necessary dispositions or opinions to the head of a related disaster control agency.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 21 (Organization, Duties, etc. of Central Control Support Group)   print
(1) The central control support group referred to in Article 15 (7) of the Act shall be comprised of specialists of related disaster control agencies and private specialists by each type of disaster.
(2) The head of the Central Headquarters may dispatch staff of Central Countermeasure Headquarters before dispatching the central control support group to a disaster scene, in order to swiftly ascertain the disaster state, to direct and control on the scene and to support the organization of central control support group, etc.
(3) The central control support group shall perform the following duties:
1. Technical consultation, counsel or advice required for the situation control for the heads of local headquarters, etc. who take charge of the area wherein a disaster has occurred;
2. Reporting to the head of the Central Headquarters on administrative or financial measures to be taken for the control of disasters, situation of disaster scenes, causes for the disaster occurrence, prospects of the progress, etc.
(4) The head of the Central Headquarters may provide actual expenses to be incurred in dispatching employees to the field, who belong to the central control support group referred to in paragraph (1) and the Central Countermeasure Headquarters referred to in paragraph (2).
(5) Pursuant to Article 15 (1) of the Act, the head of the Central Headquarters may request the head of a local headquarters to render support, such as vehicles, materials, equipment, etc. required for a smooth performance of duties by the employees belonging to the central control support group referred to in paragraph (1) and the Central Countermeasure Headquarters referred to in paragraph (2).
(6) Detailed matters concerning the operation of the central control support group shall be determined by the Minister of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 21-2 (Meetings of Local Headquarters)   print
(1) In order to deliberate on and confirm the following matters, the head of each local headquarters may organize and operate meetings of local headquarters:
1. Matters concerning its own disaster restoration plans;
2. Matters concerning disaster prevention countermeasures;
3. Matters concerning disaster emergency countermeasures;
4. Matters concerning support for the damage of a disaster;
5. Other matters deemed necessary by the head of each local headquarters.
(2) Matters concerning the composition and operation of local headquarters shall be prescribed by ordinance of the relevant local government.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012]
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 Article 22 (Request, etc. for Disaster Relief Plans to Related Disaster Control Agencies)   print
(1) For administrative measures with the aim of the smooth control of disasters pursuant to Article 17 (1), the head of a local headquarters may request the heads of disaster control agencies referred to in subparagraph 5 (b) of Article 3 of the Act, having jurisdiction over a City/Do or a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply) to prepare and submit a disaster relief plan containing the following matters:
1. Place, date, scale and cause of the occurrence of a disaster;
2. Matters concerning dispositions to cope with disasters;
3. Expected progress of disasters;
4. Plans for dispositions by phase of disaster progress;
5. Other matters determined by the head of a local headquarters.
(2) Where the head of a local headquarters has received a written plan for coping with disaster situations referred to in paragraph (1), he/she may examine the said written plan, and then present the necessary dispositions or opinions to the heads of related disaster control agencies having jurisdiction over relevant City/Do or a Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 23 (Establishment and Operation of Comprehensive Control Center)   print
(1) A comprehensive control center to be established pursuant to Article 19 of the Act shall satisfy the following requisites: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Disaster broadcasting and information and communications systems for swift collection and dissemination of disaster information, and for management and support of resources to cope with disasters;
2. Systems for operating and managing diverse equipment for the smooth control of disaster situations;
3. Other matters determined by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency.
(2) The Ministry of Security and Public Administration, the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, a Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, the Mayor of a Self-Governing City, a Do Governor and the Governor of a Special Self-Governing Province (hereinafter referred to as "Mayor/Do Governor") and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to the head of an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply) and the chief of a fire department may operate a substitute control office in preparation for cases where all or some of the functions of a comprehensive control center are inoperative due to disasters. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 24 (Reporting on Disaster Situation)   print
(1) Where a disaster has occurred or is likely to occur in the jurisdiction of the head of a Si/Gun/Gu, he/she shall report to a Mayor/Do Governor on the following matters pursuant to Article 20 (1) of the Act. This shall also apply where the Commissioner General of the Korea Coast Guard reports to or notifies Commissioners of the Regional Headquarters of the Korea Coast Guard or the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu pursuant to Article 20 (2) of the Act, and where the heads of disaster control agencies and the heads of national infrastructure referred to in Article 25-2 (1) of the Act report to or notify the head of the relevant central administrative agency, the competent Mayor/Do Governor, and the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu, respectively pursuant to Article 20 (3) of the Act:
1. Date and place of the occurrence of a disaster, and cause for a disaster;
2. Particulars of damage from disasters;
3. Matters concerning emergency measures;
4. Matters concerning countermeasures and restoration activities;
5. Plans for measures henceforth;
6. Other matters to be determined by the heads of central administrative agencies responsible for controlling the relevant disasters.
(2) "Matters prescribed by Presidential Decree" in the proviso to Article 20 (1) of the Act means the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Occurrence of large-scale disasters falling under any subparagraph of Article 13;
2. Occurrence of disasters to be presumed requiring a direction and control of emergency rescue activities from the central emergency rescue control group (hereinafter referred to as "central control group") referred to in Article 49 (1) of the Act;
3. Other matters prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration for the swift control of disasters.
(3) "Disasters prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 20 (2) of the Act means any of the following disasters:
1. Large-scale disasters falling under any subparagraph of Article 13;
2. Disasters presumed to require direction and control of emergency rescue activities from the central control group;
3. Other disasters deemed by the head of the Central Headquarters to be necessary for the swift control of disasters.
(4) Matters necessary for the timing and methods, etc. of reporting on disaster situations shall be determined by the head of the competent ministry.
(5) Among the disaster control agencies referred to in subparagraph 5 (b) of Article 3 of the Act, the head of a disaster control agency having jurisdiction over all or part of a City/Do shall, when any disaster relating to his/her competent duties has occurred in the relevant areas, promptly notify a Mayor/Do Governor having jurisdiction over the areas in which the disaster has occurred of such facts.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 25 (Reporting on Overseas Disaster States)   print
Where an overseas disaster has occurred or is likely to occur in the jurisdiction of the head of a diplomatic mission overseas, he/she shall report to the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the matters falling under each subparagraph of Article 24 (1). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
CHAPTER Ⅲ SAFETY CONTROL PLANS
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 Article 26 (Formulation of Master Plans for National Safety Control)   print
(1) The Prime Minister shall formulate master plans for national safety control referred to in Article 22 (4) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "master plan for national safety control") every five years. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(2) The master plans for national safety control shall consist of the general provisions and the following countermeasures:
1. Countermeasures against disasters;
2. Countermeasures against living safety, traffic safety, facilities safety, crime safety, food safety, and other countermeasures concerning safety control equivalent thereto.
(3) Where the heads of related central administrative agencies have formulated the master plans for their safety control duties pursuant to Article 22 (3) of the Act, the Prime Minister may request them to submit the said plans by undergoing deliberation by a subcommittee.
(4) The heads of the relevant central administrative agencies shall take measures for implementing the master plans for national safety control, such as reflection of necessary budget. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 27 (Preparation and Submission of Implementation Plans)   print
(1) The head of each relevant central administrative agency shall prepare an implementation plan under Article 23 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "implementation plan") and notify the Minister of Security and Public Administration thereof by not later than November 31 each year. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Where deemed necessary for the efficient establishment of implementation plans, the Minister of Security and Public Administration may prepare guidelines for preparation of implementation plans and notify the heads of relevant central administrative agencies thereof. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) If necessary for preparation of implementation plans, the heads of relevant central administrative agencies may request the heads of disaster control agencies subject to preparation of detailed implementation plans under Article 28 to submit materials necessary in preparing the implementation plans. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(4) Where deemed necessary for the implementation plans prepared and submitted by the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies under Article 23 (1) of the Act, the Prime Minister may require them to undergo deliberation by a coordination committee and the Central Committee, before granting his/her approval thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(5) When any matters are altered in an implementation plan fixed pursuant to Article 23 (1) of the Act, the head of a central administrative agency shall consult about the altered matters with the Minister of Security and Public Administration, and report thereon to the Prime Minister: Provided, That reporting on any of the following insignificant matters may be omitted: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Matters concerning mere increase or decrease of expenses required for the management of disasters and safety, etc. in the implementation plan;
2. Matters that does not influence the management of disasters and safety of other relevant central administrative agencies;
3. Other matters that the Minister of Security and Public Administration deems not having any effect on the basic directions of the implementation plan.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 28 (Persons, etc. subject to Preparation of Detailed Implementation Plans)   print
(1) The head of a disaster control agency referred to in Article 23 (2) and (3) of the Act shall be the head of a disaster control agency equivalent to the main office, from among the heads of disaster control agencies under attached Table 1.
(2) Where deemed necessary for the efficient preparation of detailed implementation plans under Article 23 (3) of the Act, the head of a relevant central administrative agency may prepare guidelines for preparation of implementation plans and notify the heads of relevant disaster control agencies thereof. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 29 (Preparation of City/Do Safety Control Plans and Si/Gun/Gu Safety Control Plans)   print
(1) The City/Do safety control plans referred to in Article 24 (3) of the Act and the Si/Gun/Gu safety control plans referred to in Article 25 (3) of the Act shall be prepared, including disaster countermeasures referred to in each subparagraph of Article 26 (2). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(2) A Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may undergo a prior examination and deliberation by a working committee on safety control plans under his/her control.
(3) Each Mayor/Do Governor shall confirm the safety control plans under his/her jurisdiction by January 31 each year, and the head of each Si/Gun/Gu shall confirm the safety control plans under his/her jurisdiction by March 31 each year. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(4) Plans for the safety control duties under the jurisdiction of the head of a disaster control agency which are to be prepared by the head of such agency under Articles 24 (2) and 25 (2) of the Act shall include the following matters: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Basic directions of the management of disasters and safety under his/her jurisdiction;
2. Matters concerning the mutual cooperation among, and measures to be taken by, the relevant agencies in taking countermeasures by types of disasters;
3. Matters concerning the project plans for the management of disasters and safety under his/her jurisdiction;
4. Other matters necessary for the management of disasters and safety.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 29-2 (Designation, etc. of National Infrastructure)   print
(1) The heads of relevant central administrative agencies shall designate national infrastructure in conformity with each subparagraph of Article 25-2 (1) of the Act and the standards specified in attached Table 2 after hearing the opinions of the heads of disaster control agencies under his/her jurisdiction and the managers of relevant facilities.
(2) Where the head of a relevant central administration agency intends to designate national infrastructure under paragraph (1), he/she shall request the Central Committee to make a deliberation after undergoing a prior consultation thereabout with the Minister of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Paragraph (2) shall apply mutatis mutandis where the head of any relevant central administrative agency revokes the designation of national infrastructure pursuant to Article 25-2 (3) of the Act.
(4) Where the head of a relevant central administrative agency designates any national infrastructure or revokes the designation thereof under Article 25-2 (1) or (3) of the Act, he/she shall publish the following matters in the Official Gazette: Provided, That such publication may be omitted where the head of the relevant central administrative agency deems such ommission is necessary for the national security: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Name of the national infrastructure;
2. Name of the agency or enterprise in charge of the management of the national infrastructure and name of the head of such agency or enterprise;
3. Reasons for designation of the national infrastructure or revocation of the designation thereof.
(5) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (4), detailed matters necessary for the designation and management of national infrastructure shall be determined by the Minister of Security and Public Administration. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
CHAPTER Ⅳ PREVENTION OF AND PREPARATION FOR DISASTERS
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 Article 30 (Measures for Disaster Prevention)   print
The exemplification of matters deemed necessary for disaster prevention pursuant to Article 26 (1) 8 of the Act shall be as follows:
1. Investigation and analysis of the causes for disaster damage;
2. Examination of the main causes for disasters of facilities, etc. subject to special control under Article 26 (1) 5 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "facilities, etc. subject to special control") linked with diverse development projects;
3. Investigation and analysis of the statistics relating to disasters;
4. Research services for disaster prevention.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 31 (Reporting, etc. on Facilities, etc. Subject to Special Control)   print
(1) The head of a disaster control agency shall report or notify the following matters concerning the results of taking measures for designation, management and maintenance of facilities, etc. subject to special control pursuant to Article 26 (5) of the Act to the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency:
1. Current status of the designation of facilities, etc. subject to special control;
2. Regular and occasional inspections and consolidations and repairs of facilities, etc. subject to special control.
(2) The report or notice under paragraph (1) shall be classified into the regular report or notice and the occasional report or notice, and matters concerning detailed operation thereof shall be determined by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 32 (Designation, etc. of Facilities, etc. Subject to Special Control)   print
(1) The head of a disaster control agency shall investigate the current status of competent facilities regularly or occasionally every year in order to designate facilities, etc. subject to special control pursuant to Article 26 (6) of the Act.
(2) The head of a disaster control agency shall designate and manage the following facilities or revoke such designation in accordance with the detailed designation criteria referred to in the guidelines for designation and management of facilities, etc. subject to special control pursuant to Article 33 (1): Provided, That when special provisions on the designation and management, etc. of facilities, which require continuous management to prevent disasters, exist in other Acts and subordinate statutes, the said dispositions shall be governed by the said Acts and subordinate statutes (hereafter the same shall apply in Articles 33 and 34):
1. Facilities with a high risk of, or concerns over, disasters occurring due to typhoon, flood, downpour, strong wind, wind wave, tidal wave, heavy snowfall, lightning strikes, drought, earthquake, yellow dust, red tide and other natural phenomena equivalent thereto (hereinafter referred to as "natural disasters");
2. Facilities requiring consolidation, such as repairs or reinforcement, due to deteriorations or defects of major structures or subsidiary materials;
3. Other facilities deemed by the heads of disaster control agencies to require special management for disaster prevention.
(3) When the heads of disaster control agencies designate facilities, etc. subject to special control, or revoke the designation thereof pursuant to paragraph (2), they shall notify the owners, managers or occupants (hereinafter referred to as "interested persons") of the facilities subject to specific management of such facts in accordance with Ordinance of Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 33 (Guidelines for Designation, Management, etc. of Facilities, etc. Subject to Special Control)   print
(1) The heads of related central administrative agencies (where the disaster control agency is a local government, referring to the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency; hereafter in this Article and Article 34, the same shall apply) shall establish guidelines for designation, management, etc. of facilities, etc. subject to special control,
and notify the heads of related disaster control agencies thereof.
(2) Guidelines referred to in paragraph (1) shall include the following matters that are necessary for the designation, management, etc. of facilities, etc. subject to special control:
1. Scope of facilities subject to investigation referred to in Article 32 (1);
2. Matters concerning the investigation method for facilities subject to investigation referred to in paragraph (1), and the procedures for designation of facilities, etc. subject to special control;
3. Criteria for the classification of hazard levels of facilities, etc. subject to special control;
4. Methods of inspection, maintenance and management of facilities, etc. subject to special control;
5. Other matters deemed by the heads of related central administrative agencies to be necessary for the designation, management, etc. of facilities, etc. subject to special control.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 34 (Formulation and Implementation of Long-Term and Short-Term Plans for Removing Risks of Disaster Occurrences)   print
(1) The heads of disaster control agencies shall formulate long-term and short-term plans including the following matters in order to eliminate the risks of disaster occurrences from facilities, etc. subject to special control pursuant to Article 27 (1) 1 of the Act, and submit them to the heads of related central administrative agencies:
1. Basic principles for consolidation and management of facilities, etc. subject to special control;
2. Matters concerning the plans by year for consolidation and management of facilities, etc. subject to special control;
3. Matters concerning the detailed consolidation and management plans by respective facilities, etc. subject to special control;
4. Other necessary matters, such as measures to secure financial resources.
(2) Detailed matters necessary for the formulation and implementation of long-term and short-term plans under paragraph (1) shall be determined by the heads of related central administrative agencies.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 34-2 (Subsidies from National Treasury)   print
Where the head of a local government develops and implements long-term and short-term plans for eliminating the risks of disaster occurrences from facilities, etc. subject to special control (excluding facilities, etc. subject to special control managed by the local government, owned by the private sector) pursuant to Article 34, the Government may subsidize all or some of expenses incurred therein pursuant to Article 66 (1) of the Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22318, Aug. 4, 2010]
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 Article 35 (Reporting on Dispositions of Facilities, etc. Subject to Special Control)   print
Reports by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency referred to in Article 27 (2) of the Act shall be made once a year on the date designated by the chairperson of the Central Committee in cases of regular reports, and made on the reporting date instructed by the chairperson of the Central Committee in cases of occasional reports.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 36 (Submission of Results of Corrective Measures)   print
Where the heads of disaster control agencies have received a request for corrective measures or replenishments pursuant to Article 27 (3) of the Act, they shall take measures for disaster prevention and thereafter report to the chairperson of the Central Committee on the results of such measures through the heads of related central administrative agencies: Provided, That the heads of central administrative agencies that are disaster control agencies shall directly submit them to the chairperson of the Central Committee.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 37 (Consolidation and Evaluation of Disaster Control Systems, etc.)   print
(1) Where the Minister of Security and Public Administration (limited to disasters stipulated under subparagraph 1 (c) of Article 3 of the Act; hereafter the same shall apply in this Article) or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency (limited to disasters stipulated under subparagraph 1 (a) and (b) of Article 3 of the Act; hereafter the same shall apply in this Article) evaluates the process of prevention, countermeasures and recovery by phase in preparation for large-scale disaster occurrence pursuant to Article 29 (1) 1 of the Act, he/she shall evaluate the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Evaluation of implementation plans, detailed implementation plans, City/Do safety control plans and Si/Gun/Gu safety control plans;
2. Education and publicity for disaster prevention;
3. Actual status of management of facilities, etc. subject to special control and national infrastructure;
4. Actual status of the designation and management of materials, commodities, equipment, facilities to accommodate the afflicted people, etc. for emergency countermeasures;
5. Actual status of the operation of disaster state controls;
6. Promotion status, etc. of disaster restoration projects.
(2) The Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency shall prepare guidelines on consolidation and valuation of disaster control systems, etc. for the consolidation and valuation of disaster control systems, etc. under Article 29 of the Act, and notify the heads of disaster control agencies thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Consolidation and valuation of disaster control systems, etc. shall be based upon the means of writing or of the on-the-spot investigation.
(4) When the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency deems necessary for consolidation and valuation of disaster control systems, etc., he/she may request the heads of relevant central administrative agencies and the heads of competent disaster control agencies, respectively, to construct disaster and safety control systems, to enact safety control regulations and to submit data on their consolidation and replenishment. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 37-2 (Methods, Timing, etc. of Public Announcement of Actual Status of Disaster Control)   print
(1) "Important matters prescribed by Presidential Decree concerning disaster control" in Article 29-2 (1) 4 of the Act means the following matters:
1. Results of diagnosis of regional safety conducted under Article 75-2 of the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act;
2. Other matters that the head of a Si/Gun/Gu deems necessary to inform to the regional residents for disaster control.
(2) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall publish the actual status of disaster control under Article 29-2 (1) of the Act in the public bulletin of the relevant local government by not later than March 31 each year.
(3) The evaluation results disclosed under Article 29-2 (2) of the Act shall include the following matters:
1. The time when evaluation has been conducted and the institutions that have undergone the evaluation;
2. Institutions selected as exemplary institutions as results of the evaluation.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012]
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 Article 38 (Facilities, etc. Subject to Emergency Safety Inspection)   print
(1) Pursuant to Article 30 (1) of the Act, facilities and areas subject to emergency safety inspection shall be facilities, etc. subject to special control, and other facilities and areas deemed by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, a Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu to require emergency safety inspection. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(2) Urgent causes for requiring emergency safety inspection pursuant to Article 30 (1) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Where an emergency safety inspection is required as a disaster causing severe social damage has occurred or where an inspection is required to prevent any disaster against similar facilities;
2. Where safety countermeasures are required for vulnerable facilities that are likely to suffer seasonal disasters.
(3) When the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency and the head of a disaster control agency conduct emergency safety inspection, pursuant to Article 30 (3) of the Act, they shall, in advance, notify interested persons in the facilities and areas subject to emergency safety inspection of the purpose, date, etc. of the emergency safety inspection in writing: Provided, That where the purpose of emergency safety inspection is unattainable by means of a written notice, a verbal notice may be made.
(4) Where the heads of disaster control agencies have conducted emergency safety inspection pursuant to Article 30 (3) of the Act, they shall record and maintain the results of the emergency safety inspection and the matters for safety measures, etc. on the cards relating to the management of facilities and areas subject to emergency safety inspection under Article 38, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 39 (Orders to Take Safety Measures)   print
(1) When the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency and the heads of disaster control agencies intend to issue an order for matters necessary for safety measures pursuant to Article 31 (1) of the Act, they shall forward a written order for safety measures prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration, stating the following matters, to interested persons in the facilities and areas referred to in Article 38 (1): <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Results of safety inspection;
2. Reasons for issuing an order to take safety measures;
3. Deadline for safety measures;
4. Matters for which safety measures are to be taken;
5. Methods of undertaking safety measures;
6. Matters to be notified to the heads of relevant disaster control agencies after safety measures are taken.
(2) An implementation plan to be prepared and submitted under Article 31 (2) of the Act shall include the following matters: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Information on the interested person who will take safety measures;
2. Details and methods of safety measures to be taken;
3. Deadline for safety measures.
(3) Upon receipt of a notification on the results of safety measures under Article 31 (2) of the Act, the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency and the heads of disaster control agencies shall confirm whether the safety measures are taken. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 40 (Specialized Safety Control Agencies)   print
Specialized safety control agencies referred to in Article 33 (1) of the Act shall be as follows:
1. Korea Institute of Fire Industry and Technology referred to in the Fire-Fighting Industry Promotion Act;
2. Korea Rural Community Corporation referred to in the Korea Rural Community Corporation and Farmland Management Fund Act;
3. Korea Gas Safety Corporation referred to in the High-Pressure Gas Safety Control Act;
4. Korea Electrical Safety Corporation referred to in the Electric Utility Act;
5. Korea Energy Management Corporation referred to in the Energy Use Rationalization Act;
6. Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency referred to in the Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency Act;
7. Korea Infrastructure Safety and Technology Corporation referred to in the Special Act on the Safety Control of Public Structures;
8. Korea Transportation Safety Authority referred to in the Korea Transportation Safety Authority Act;
9. Road Traffic Authority referred to in the Road Traffic Act;
10. Korea Disaster Prevention Association referred to in the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act;
11. Korea Fire Safety Association referred to in the Framework Act on Fire Services;
12. Korea Elevator Safety Institute referred to in the Elevator Facilities Safety Management Act;
13. Other institutions deemed to be necessary to be requested the data on safety control, and publicly announced by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 41 (Data Demandable to Specialized Safety Control Agencies)   print
The data necessary for safety control that the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency may request to specialized safety control agencies pursuant to Article 33 (1) of the Act shall be as follows:
1. Current status of facilities subject to safety control, and design documents of major facilities;
2. Written plans for implementing safety control inspection;
3. Results of safety control inspection and opinions on the measures therefor;
4. Results of precise safety diagnosis and opinions on the measures therefor;
5. Other matters relating to the safety control, such as matters for disposition, etc. against the offenders of safety inspections.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 42 (Formulation, etc. of Disaster Prevention Publicity Plans)   print
(1) Where the head of a disaster control agency (excluding central administrative agencies and local governments that need to establish a publicity plan pursuant to Article 34 (2) through (4) of the Act; hereafter the same shall apply in this paragraph) intends to formulate and implement a publicity plan for raising citizens' awareness of safety and for controlling disasters pursuant to Article 34 (1) of the Act, he/she shall include the following matters in the publicity plan:
1. Basic direction-setting and objectives of publicity;
2. Details of, methods and procedures for publicity by type of disaster;
3. Details of, methods and procedures for publicity by stage of progression of a disaster;
4. Composition and operation of an organization in charge of publicity;
5. Other matters deemed necessary by the head of a disaster control agency.
(2) Where the head of the Central Headquarters prepares guidelines for formulating a disaster prevention publicity plan referred to in Article 34 (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "disaster prevention publicity plan"), he/she shall include the following matters therein:
1. Basic direction-setting and objectives of disaster prevention publicity;
2. Principles and standards concerning building a system for disaster prevention publicity;
3. Building a system of cooperation with the media under the Act on Press Arbitration and Remedies, etc. for Damage Caused by Press Reports;
4. Major details of and procedures for publicity by type of disaster;
5. Details of, methods and procedures for publicity by stage of progression of a disaster;
6. Fields of disaster prevention publicity that need to be intensively implemented by central administrative agencies or Cities/Dos;
7. Other matters deemed necessary by the head of the Central Headquarters for enhancing the efficiency of disaster prevention publicity.
(3) Where the head of the Central Headquarters develops and produces broadcasting and publicity programs on disasters pursuant to Article 34 (5) of the Act, he/she shall include the following matters in such programs:
1. Actual cases of major disasters that occurred;
2. Activity guidelines depending on the types of disasters or progress stages of disasters;
3. Other matters deemed necessary by the head of the Central Headquarters.
(4) Where the head of the Central Headquarters has required a broadcasting business operator under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Broadcasting Act to develop, produce, etc. broadcasting and publicity programs on disasters for him/her pursuant to Article 34 (6) of the Act, he/she shall consult, in advance, the relevant broadcasting business operator about matters concerning the development and production of programs, including details of the relevant programs, the payment of expenses incurred in producing such programs, etc.
(5) The head of the Central Headquarters may render the following support to broadcasting business operators who develop, produce, etc. broadcasting and publicity programs on disasters for him/her pursuant to Article 34 (7) of the Act:
1. Provision of related data, such as photos and videos, collected when disasters occurred in the past;
2. Payment of expenses incurred in developing and producing broadcasting and publicity programs on disasters;
3. Other matters deemed necessary by the head of the Central Headquarters for the development and production of broadcasting and publicity programs on disasters.
(6) The head of the Central Headquarters or the head of a disaster control agency may provide child care centers under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Infant Care Act, kindergartens under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Early Childhood Education Act and schools under Article 2 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act with broadcasting and publicity programs on disasters in efforts to provide systematic education for raising citizens' awareness of safety and for controlling disasters. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23256, Dec. 8, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 42-2 (Development, etc. of Education and Training Plans for Disaster Prevention)   print
Where the head of a disaster control agency intends to develop and implement an education and training plan for the purpose of raising citizens' awareness of safety and for controlling disasters (hereafter referred to as "education and training plan for disaster prevention" in this Article) pursuant to Article 34 (1) of the Act, he/she shall include the following matters in the education and training plan:
1. Plans for conducting education and training for disaster prevention on a regular or occasional basis in connection to various education, training, events, etc. on disaster and safety control;
2. Plans for conducting education and training for disaster prevention considering local characteristics;
3. Plans for conducting education and training tailored to the characteristics or level of persons subject to education and training for disaster prevention or demand therefor;
4. Plans for utilizing broadcasting and publicity programs provided pursuant to Article 34 (5) of the Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 42-3 (Preparation of Disaster Preparedness Activity Guidelines)   print
(1) Where the head of the Central Headquarters prepares disaster preparedness activity guidelines for types of disasters set to be managed by the State pursuant to Article 34-2 (1) of the Act, he/she shall consider the national disaster control standards referred to in Article 34-3 (1) of the Act, characteristics of the disaster control agency involved in the disaster in question, and other relevant matters. <<Enforcement Date: Jun. 9, 2011>>
(2) Where the head of the Central Headquarters has altered the disaster preparedness activity guidelines referred to in 34-2 (1), he/she shall immediately notify the heads of disaster control agencies of the altered disaster preparedness activity guidelines.
(3) The heads of disaster control agencies notified of the disaster preparedness activity guidelines under 34-2 (1) or of the disaster preparedness activity guidelines altered under paragraph (2) shall prepare a detailed disaster preparedness implementation plan stating the following matters, in consideration of the characteristics, human resources and physical conditions of the respective disaster control agencies:
1. Detailed plans for disaster preparedness based on the disaster preparedness activity guidelines;
2. Forming an organization and securing financial resources to efficiently respond to disasters.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 42-4 (Matters to be Included in National Disaster Control Standards)   print
"Other matters prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 34-3 (1) 4 of the Act means the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Standards for issuing a forecast and warning on disasters;
2. Dissemination of disaster situations;
3. Establishment of an effective command and control system in the occurrence of a disaster;
4. Plans for mutual cooperation between related agencies for the effective performance of disaster control;
5. Standards or methods for evaluating disaster control systems;
6. Other matters deemed necessary by the Minister of Security and Public Administration for effectively performing disaster control.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
CHAPTER Ⅴ EMERGENCY COUNTERMEASURES
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 Article 43 (Scope, etc. of Disaster Prevention Facilities)   print
(1) "Disaster prevention facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 35 (1) of the Act means the following facilities:
1. Embankments, bank protection, reservoirs for irrigation, and floodgates among small river appurtenance under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Small River Maintenance Act;
2. Dams, estuarine leeves, embankments, bank protection, water control works, reservoirs for irrigation, lock gates, floodgates, waterway tunnels, canals, and observation systems among river facilities under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the River Act and facilities for forecasting the occurrence of floods among floodgate survey facilities under subparagraph 7 of Article 2 of the same Act;
3. Disaster prevention facilities referred to in subparagraph 6 (e) of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
4. Sewage conduits and public sewage treatment plants among sewerage systems referred to in subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Sewerage Act;
5. Reservoirs, pumping grounds, underground water utilization facilities such as tubular wells, drainage grounds, lead-in reservoirs, irrigation channels, drainage channels, pump-priming ponds, tide embankments and embankments, among agricultural production infrastructure referred to in subparagraph 6 of Article 2 of the Rearrangement of Agricultural and Fishing Villages Act;
6. Erosion control facilities referred to in subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Erosion Control Work Act;
8. Infrastructure for leisure for accommodating pleasure boats, fishing boats for angling, motorboats, yachts, windsurfer, etc., among facilities referred to in subparagraph 5 (c) (ⅳ) of Article 2 of the Fishing Villages and Fishery Harbors Act;
9. Snowbreak or snow plow facilities, facilities for soil and sand outflow or fallen-rocks prevention, utility tunnels, underground roads and overhead walkways, among appendages to tunnels, bridges and roads referred to in Article 2 (2) of the Road Act;
10. Facilities for forecast and warning of disasters referred to in Article 38 of the Act;
11. Harbor facilities referred to in subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Harbor Act;
12. Other facilities established for preventing disasters, determined and publicly announced by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency.
(2) The heads of disaster control agencies shall, pursuant to Article 35 (1) of the Act, save those required for disaster control duties of relevant agencies, among the following commodities and materials:
1. Flood control materials, such as the kind of sacks or binding ropes, etc.;
2. Construction materials, such as cement, steel bars, sewer pipes, steel products, etc.;
3. Machinery and materials for electricity, communications and waterworks;
4. Transport equipment and fuel to transport materials, manpower, etc.;
5. Construction equipment, such as bulldozers, excavators, etc.;
6. Restoration equipment for inundated areas, such as pumping machines, etc.;
7. Small equipment necessary for emergency disaster counter-measures, such as flashlights, storage batteries, small generators, etc.;
8. Other necessary commodities and materials for emergency disaster countermeasures and restoration from disasters, determined and publicly announced by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 43-2 (Designation and Management of Equipment and Manpower to be Temporarily Used for Emergency Measures)   print
The heads of disaster control agencies may designate, manage and use equipment and manpower to be used to take emergency measures according to the standards set out in attached Table 3 in order to prepare for the occurrence of disasters stipulated under subparagraph 1 (c) of Article 3 of the Act, pursuant to Article 35 (2) of the Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 44 (Disasters Subject to Declaration of Disaster States)   print
"Disaster prescribed by Presidential Decree" in the main sentence of the part, other than each subparagraph of Article 36 (1) of the Act means a disaster (excluding the temporal suspension of any national infrastructures, caused by any strike provided for in Chapter Ⅳ of the Trade Union and Labor Relations Adjustment Act) that has caused or is likely to cause serious harm to human lives and property during their period and for which a Mayor/Do Governor recommends a declaration of disaster states to the head of the Central Headquarters or the head of the Central Headquarters deems that such declaration is necessary.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 45 (Request, etc. for Dispatching Public Officials for Emergency Measures)   print
The heads of City/Do emergency rescue control groups and Si/Gun/Gu emergency rescue control groups under Article 50 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as"heads of local control groups") may request the heads of other control groups or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu to dispatch public officials under their command for emergency measures referred to in Article 37 (1) of the Act, by clarifying the following matters:
1. Grounds for requesting the dispatch;
2. Number and position-class of the persons subject to dispatch;
3. Period of the dispatch;
4. Other matters necessary for the dispatch.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 46 (Disasters, etc. Subject to Issuance of Forecast or Warning)   print
"Disasters prescribed by Presidential Decree" in the main sentence of Article 38 (1) of the Act means any of the following disasters:
1. Natural disasters;
2. Other disasters deemed by the heads of the Central Headquarters or local headquarters to require issuance of a disaster forecast or warning, because they presume that the level of harm to human lives or property is remarkably heavy and their impacts are to be far-reaching.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 46-2 (Major Telecommunications Business Operators, etc.)   print
(1) "Major telecommunications business operators prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 38 (2) 2 of the Act means persons who render the following telecommunications services: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Local telephone services;
2. Long-distance telephone services;
3. International telephone services;
4. High-speed Internet services;
5. Mobile telephone services, or trunked radio system services for at least 100,000 subscribers, among services that are rendered with allocated frequencies;
6. Value-added telecommunications services defined in subparagraph 12 of Article 2 of the Telecommunications Business Act (limited to value-added telecommunications services the average number of users of which by types of information and communications services per day exceeds 100,000).
(2) "Major newspaper enterprisers and online newspaper enterprisers prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 38 (2) 4 of the Act means any of the following enterprisers: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Newspaper enterprisers who publish general daily newspapers defined in subparagraph 1 (a) of Article 2 of the Act on the Promotion of Newspapers, etc.;
2. Online newspaper enterprisers falling under subparagraph 1;
3. Online newspaper enterprisers who are affiliates (referring to affiliated companies defined in subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act) of enterprisers falling under subparagraph 1.
(3) Detailed matters concerning standards for requesting major telecommunications business operators falling under paragraph (1) 5 for disaster broadcasting via text messages, and their operation, etc. shall be determined by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 47 (Matters to be Requested for Broadcasting)   print
Where the heads of the Central Headquarters and local headquarters request the business operators referred to in subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Broadcasting Act to broadcast, pursuant to Article 38 (2) of the Act, they shall clarify the following matters:
1. Weather conditions;
2. Forecast or warning of disasters, and disaster situations;
3. Matters to be conducted for mitigating damage;
4. Matters for cooperation by people or residents;
5. Guidelines for the general public by type of disaster;
6. Other matters necessary for preventing or mitigating damage.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 47-2 (Matters concerning Establishment, etc. of Master Plans for Creation of Disaster Forecast and Alert System)   print
(1) A Mayor/Do Governor shall meticulously study each of the following matters and develop a master plan for creation of a City/Do disaster forecast and alert system (hereinafter referred to as"City/Do master plan") and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall develop a master plan for creation of a Si/Gun/Gu disaster forecast and alert system (hereinafter referred to as "Si/Gun/Gu master plan"):
1. The feasibility of the master plan;
2. Measures to secure financial resources;
3. Whether a master plan overlaps with or is linked to other projects including civil defense facilities, etc.;
4. The assessment and analysis of benefits, etc. caused by the project;
5. The outcomes from hearing the opinions of community residents;
6. Activities carried out to prevent disaster according to the evacuation plan, etc.;
7. Whether any change in conditions is reflected in a master plan.
(2) The Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency may determine guidelines or standards for developing a City/Do master plan or Si/Gun/Gu master plan and notify a Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu of such guidelines or such standards.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 47-3 (Matters concerning Establishment, etc. of Project Implementation Plans for Building Disaster Forecast and Alert System, etc.)   print
(1) The following matters shall be included in a project implementation plan for the City/Do master plan and the Si/Gun/Gu master plan under Article 38-2 (4) of the Act:
1. The necessity of the project;
2. The effects of the project;
3. The period during the project is implemented;
4. The plan to raise funds needed to implement the project;
5. The current financial situation of local governments having jurisdiction over areas subject to the creation of a disaster forecast and alert system.
(2) The Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall develop an implementation plan for creation project of a disaster forecast and alert system referred to in paragraph (1) intensively by considering the following matters:
1. Compatibility with a master plan for creation of a disaster forecast and alert system;
2. The feasibility of the project;
3. Measures to secure project funds;
4. Whether the project overlaps with or is linked to any other project;
5. The analysis of the effects of project;
6. The outcomes from collecting opinions of community residents.
(3) The Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency may set guidelines and standards for developing an implementation plan for a creation project of the disaster forecast and alert system, and then notify the Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu thereof.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 48 (Request for Mobilization)   print
When the heads of the Central Headquarters and local headquarters request a mobilization of human resources, equipment, commodities, etc. pursuant to Article 39 (1) of the Act, they shall request the head of a related agency to make a mobilization by clarifying the timing, areas, those subject to mobilization, grounds for the mobilization, code of conduct during the mobilization, etc. as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 49 (Evacuation Orders, etc.)   print
"Authority prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 40 (1), Article 41 (1) other than each subparagraph, Articles 42 (1), 43 (1) and 45 of the Act means the authority for emergency rescue. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22318, Aug. 4, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
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 Article 50 (Request for Support at Time of Compulsory Evacuation or Compulsory Eviction)   print
Where the head of a Si/Gun/Gu or the head of a local control group intends to request any support pursuant to Article 42 (2) of the Act, he/she may do so by a written document wherein the details of and reasons for the request are stated: Provided, That it can be done verbally in cases of an emergency.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012]
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 Article 51 (Procedures for Restriction on Passage, etc.)   print
(1) When the head of a Si/Gun/Gu and the head of a local control group request the head of a police office to prohibit or restrict the passage of vehicles pursuant to Article 43 (1) of the Act, they shall clarify the areas and period subject to such prohibition or restriction.
(2) The head of a police office in receipt of a request under paragraph (1) shall notify the competent head of a Si/Gun/Gu and the head of a local control group of the results of measures taken to prohibit or restrict the passage of vehicles.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 52 (Procedures for Emergency Impositions)   print
(1) When the head of a Si/Gun/Gu and the head of a local control group issue an order to engage in emergency measures pursuant to Article 45 of the Act, they shall deliver a written order to engage in emergency measures to persons subject thereto, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration: Provided, That in cases of emergency, they shall make an oral order to engage in emergency measures, and thereafter issue a certificate of engaging in emergency measures to persons who have complied with the order to engage in emergency measures, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) When the head of a Si/Gun/Gu and the head of a local control group make a provisional use of other persons' land, buildings, structures or other possessions, or alter or remove obstacles, pursuant to Article 45 of the Act, they shall issue a written order of emergency impositions that clarifies the purpose, period, objects and details of emergency impositions to the relevant interested parties, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration: Provided, That in cases of emergency, they shall make an oral order of emergency impositions, and thereafter issue a certificate of emergency imposition to interested persons, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) When persons subject to an issuance of a written order of emergency impositions under the main sentence of paragraph (2) are unknown or their whereabouts are unknown, a written order shall be posted for at least 15 days on a bulletin board of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu.
(4) When no person is subject to an oral order of emergency impositions under the proviso to paragraph (2) or their whereabouts are unknown, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu and the head of a local control group shall first take measures for emergency impositions, and thereafter post the relevant fact for at least 15 days on a bulletin board of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 53 (Cases Where Mayor/Do Governor May Take Emergency Measures)   print
"Cases prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 46 (1) 1 of the Act means cases deemed by a Mayor/Do Governor in which emergency measures are required, since he/she presumes that the level of harm to human lives and property is remarkably heavy and their impacts are far-reaching or are expected to be far-reaching. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22318, Aug. 4, 2010>
CHAPTER Ⅵ EMERGENCY RESCUE
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 Article 54 (Functions of Central Control Group)   print
The central control group shall perform the following functions pursuant to Article 49 (4) of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22318, Aug. 4, 2010>
1. Overall control and coordination of national emergency rescue countermeasures;
2. Direction and control of emergency rescue activities;
3. Formulation of plans for on-site activities for emergency rescue, such as assigning roles among emergency rescue and relief support agencies;
4. Execution of plans for emergency rescue countermeasures;
5. Other matters deemed to be important by the head of the central control group (hereinafter referred to as"head of the central control group").
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 Article 55 (Composition and Operation of Central Control Group)   print
(1) The head of the central control group shall represent the central control group and exercise overall control over its affairs.
(2) A vice head shall be assigned to the central control group and he/she shall assist the head of the central control group, and when the head is unable to perform his/her duties due to extenuating circumstances, the vice head shall act on his/her behalf.
(3) The vice head referred to in paragraph (2) shall be the bureau chief of the department in charge of emergency rescue duties of the National Emergency Management Agency, and the central control group shall have the overall command department, the countermeasure plans department, the resources support department, the emergency restoration department and the field direction unit.
(4) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (3), necessary matters concerning the composition and operation of a central control group shall be stipulated by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 56 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 22318, Aug. 4, 2010>   print
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 Article 57 (Functions, etc. of Local Emergency Rescue Control Group)   print
Articles 54 and 55 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the function, composition and operation of City/Do emergency rescue control groups and Si/Gun/Gu emergency rescue control groups referred to in Article 50 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "local control groups").
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 58 (Support, etc. for Civil Emergency Rescue and Relief Support Agencies)   print
(1) Expenses to be subsidized to a civil emergency rescue and relief support agency which has engaged in emergency rescue activities pursuant to Article 51 (3) of the Act shall be determined by the head of a local control group on the basis of human and physical factors necessary for emergency rescue activities, including the number of participants to emergency rescue, mobilized equipment, consumed commodities, etc.
(2) A civil emergency rescue and relief support agency intending to obtain a subsidy of expenses pursuant to Article 51 (3) of the Act shall file an application for payment of a subsidy with the head of a local control group, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The head of a local control group in receipt of an application for payment of a subsidy pursuant to paragraph (2) shall confirm that support has been rendered to emergency rescue activities, and thereafter shall provide all or some of the subsidies within budgetary limits.
(4) The head of a local control group may render any of the following support to a civil emergency rescue and relief support agency taking part in emergency rescue activities:
1. Support for human resources and equipment necessary for emergency rescue activities;
2. Places for education and training to elevate the expertise of emergency rescue activities;
3. Other support for events to improve emergency rescue capabilities, such as publicity efforts and seminars.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 59 (Field Supervision Systems)   print
(1) Field supervision under Article 52 of the Act (including the field supervision by an emergency rescue and relief support agency dispatching a liaison officer) shall be based on the standard field supervision systems stipulated by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration, when any of the following disasters has occurred: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Disasters extending over the jurisdictional areas of two or more local governments;
2. Disasters to be dealt with jointly by multiple emergency rescue and relief agencies and emergency rescue and relief support agencies in a single jurisdictional area of a local government.
(2) Where emergency rescue activities are completed or where determined to be necessary by the head of a local headquarters, the head of a local headquarters may perform the matters concerning field supervision by the head of a local control group pursuant to Article 52 (1) and (3) of the Act, based on the consultation between the head of a local control group and the head of a local headquarters, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2), necessary matters concerning field supervision of emergency rescue activities shall be governed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 60 (Disasters for Which Head of Central Control Group May Conduct Field Supervision)   print
"Large-scale disaster prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 52 (4) of the Act means disasters falling under any subparagraph of Article 13.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 61 (Liaison Officer to be Dispatched to Field Supervisory Office)   print
The liaison officer to be dispatched to a field supervisory office, pursuant to the latter part of Article 52 (6) of the Act, shall be a person in charge of practical affairs relating to disaster business, who is a public official or employee of an emergency rescue and relief support agency.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 62 (Evaluation on Emergency Rescue Activities)   print
(1) Comprehensive evaluation on the activities of emergency rescue and relief support agencies pursuant to Article 53 (1) of the Act shall include the following matters:
1. Human resources and equipment deployed in emergency rescue activities;
2. Actual status of implementation of written plans for emergency rescue countermeasures referred to in Article 63;
3. Expertise of emergency rescue personnel;
4. Propriety of communications for comprehensive on-site countermeasures;
5. Actual status of persons who have completed emergency rescue education under Article 55 (3) of the Act;
6. Issues in emergency rescue countermeasures, and matters requiring improvement.
(2) The head of an emergency rescue and relief support agency in receipt of a notice of results of the comprehensive evaluation referred to in paragraph (1) shall take pertinent measures, such as replenishment, in accordance with the results of evaluation.
(3) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2), necessary matters concerning the evaluation of emergency rescue activities shall be stipulated by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 63 (Formulation of Plans for Emergency Rescue Countermeasures)   print
(1) Plans for emergency rescue countermeasures to be formulated by the head of an emergency rescue and relief agency pursuant to Article 54 of the Act shall be classified into basic plans, plans for emergency rescue countermeasures by function, and plans for emergency rescue countermeasures by disaster type, and matters to be included in each plan shall be as follows:<Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22564, Dec. 29, 2010>
1. Basic plans:
(a) Purpose and scope of application of plans for emergency rescue countermeasures;
(b) Basic principles and procedures for plans for emergency rescue countermeasures;
(c) Matters concerning operational responsibilities for plans for emergency rescue countermeasures;
2. Plans for emergency rescue countermeasures by function:
(a) Command and control: Matters concerning emergency rescue systems and operation systems, etc. of central control agencies and local control groups;
(b) Emergency warning: Matters concerning emergency evacuation, dissemination of situations, emergency liaison, etc.;
(c) Public information: Matters concerning the provision of emergency public information, such as operation of emergency broadcasting systems to protect residents, and matters concerning information controls of disaster situations, etc.;
(d) Analysis of damage situations: Matters concerning situations of disaster scenes, and collection, analysis and report on damage information;
(e) Rescue and suppression: Matters concerning the search of human lives and rescue, fire suppression, etc.;
(f) Emergency medical treatment: Matters concerning the provision of emergency medical treatment services when heavy casualties occur;
(g) Emergency pollution control: Matters concerning public health at disaster scenes, such as control of pollution exposure and emergency prevention of infectious diseases;
(h) On-site control: Matters concerning control of any access to disaster scenes and maintenance of public peace;
(i) Emergency restoration: Matters concerning the restoration, etc. of roads for the access of emergency rescue vehicles for the smooth emergency rescue activities;
(j) Emergency relief: Matters concerning the crisis counsel, provision of temporary food, clothing and shelter, etc. to the emergency rescue personnel and residents accommodated in emergency evacuations;
(k) Disaster communications: Matters concerning the operation of information and communications systems between emergency rescue and relief agencies and emergency rescue and relief support agencies;
3. Plans for emergency rescue countermeasures by disaster type:
(a) Situations of major emergency rescue countermeasure activities by each phase of a disaster;
(b) Matters concerning the countermeasure manuals by type of major disasters;
(c) Matters concerning the preparation, etc. of messages of emergency warning broadcastings.
(2) Where deemed necessary for the formulation of plans for emergency rescue countermeasures , the head of an emergency rescue and relief agency may request the head of an emergency rescue and relief support agency to formulate detailed plans for emergency rescue countermeasures and to submit them. In such cases, the head of an emergency rescue and relief agency shall prepare guidelines for the formulation of detailed plans for emergency rescue countermeasures necessary for the formulation of detailed emergency rescue countermeasure plans, and distribute them.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 64 (Procedures for Formulation of Plans for Emergency Rescue Countermeasure)   print
(1) The Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency shall prepare every year guidelines for formulating City/Do plans for emergency rescue countermeasures pursuant to Article 54 of the Act, and instruct the heads of City/Do emergency rescue and relief agencies thereon.
(2) The heads of City/Do emergency rescue and relief agencies shall formulate City/Do plans for emergency rescue countermeasures in accordance with the guidelines referred to in paragraph (1), and file a report thereon with the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, and prepare guidelines for formulating Si/Gun/Gu plans for emergency rescue countermeasures, and instruct the Si/Gun/Gu emergency rescue and relief agencies thereon.
(3) The heads of Si/Gun/Gu emergency rescue and relief agencies shall prepare Si/Gun/Gu plans for emergency rescue countermeasures in accordance with the guidelines for formulating Si/Gun/Gu plans for emergency rescue countermeasures referred to in paragraph (2), and file a report thereon with the head of a City/Do emergency rescue and relief agency.
(4) Paragraphs (1) through (3) shall apply mutatis mutandis where plans for emergency rescue countermeasures are altered.
(5) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (4), necessary matters for the formulation and implementation of plans for emergency rescue countermeasures shall be stipulated by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 65 (Composition and Operation of Emergency Rescue Direction Units)   print
(1) Emergency rescue direction units under Article 55 (2) of the Act shall be comprised of the following persons:
1. Personnel for situation analysis;
2. Personnel for resources support;
3. Personnel for communications direction;
4. Personnel in charge of safety;
5. Liaison officers dispatched from a police office;
6. Liaison officers dispatched from a regional emergency medical center under Article 26 of the Emergency Medical Service Act.
(2) Emergency rescue direction units referred to in Article 55 (2) of the Act shall be classified into fire department field direction units, district field direction units, field direction units of fire marshal of fire defense headquarters and regional field direction units, and the criteria for establishing the classified emergency rescue direction units shall be as follows:
1. Fire department field direction unit: Each fire department is to establish and operate one unit;
2. District field direction unit: Fire marshal of fire defense headquarters is to establish and operate one unit for two through four fire departments;
3. Field direction unit of fire marshal of fire defense headquarters: A field direction unit is to be established and operated by each fire defense headquarters;
4. Zone field direction unit: The Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency is to establish and operate one unit for two through four fire defense headquarters.
(3) In addition to the matters provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2), detailed operation criteria for emergency rescue direction units shall be stipulated by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 66 (Emergency Rescue Training)   print
(1) A person engaging in any of the following disaster control affairs shall undergo emergency rescue training at least once annually pursuant to Article 55 (3) of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Persons in charge of the disaster-related affairs and managers of emergency rescue and relief agencies and emergency rescue and relief support agencies;
2. On-site activity personnel for emergency rescue of emergency rescue and relief agencies and emergency rescue and relief support agencies.
(2) In addition to matters provided for in paragraph (1), detailed matters necessary for the education of persons engaging in disaster control affairs shall be stipulated by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 66-2 (Evaluation on Capabilities of Emergency Rescue and Relief Support Agencies)   print
(1) The requirements necessary for emergency rescue capabilities that an emergency rescue and relief support agency needs to maintain pursuant to Article 55-2 (1) of the Act shall be as follows:
1. Any of the following experts:
(a) A person who has undergone emergency rescue training on emergency rescue and relief pursuant to Article 55 (3) of the Act for at least 50 hours;
(b) A person who has been engaged in affairs related to emergency rescue and relief for at least five years;
(c) A person who has a national qualification (referring to national qualifications under subparagraph 4 of Article 2 of the Framework Act on Qualifications) or private qualification (referring to private qualifications under subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Framework Act on Qualifications) related to the field of emergency rescue and relief of the relevant institution;
2. The following facilities or equipment necessary for emergency rescue and relief activities:
(a) Regular operating systems capable of receiving and handling the state of a disaster and a request for support for emergency rescue and relief from emergency rescue and relief agencies;
(b) Information communications systems or equipment with which people can liaise with emergency rescue and relief agencies where a disaster is clearly likely to occur or actually has occurred;
(c) Facilities and equipment necessary for the relevant fields of an emergency rescue and relief agency to perform emergency rescue and relief activities;
(d) Equipment to transport experts under subparagraph 1 and facilities and equipment under items (b) and (c) to a disaster scene;
3. The following goods necessary for performing emergency rescue and relief activities at a disaster scene in an uninterrupted manner:
(a) Goods for securing the safety of experts under subparagraph 1, and for their rest, standby, etc.;
(b) Goods necessary for the operation, truing, repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment under each item of subparagraph 2;
4. The following operating systems to manage the experts, facilities, equipment and goods referred to in subparagraphs 1 through 3 in connection with emergency rescue and relief agencies at a disaster scene:
(a) Communication and coordination systems at a disaster scene;
(b) Resources management systems capable of promptly checking the conditions of human resources, facilities, equipment, goods, etc. mobilized to a disaster scene and of efficiently distributing and managing them;
(c) Field command systems to maintain a cooperation system with emergency rescue and relief agencies.
(2) The head of an emergency rescue and relief agency may evaluate the capabilities of an emergency rescue and relief support agency each year on its capability requirements necessary for an emergency rescue under paragraph (1), pursuant to the main sentence of the Article 55-2 (2) of the Act.
(3) Where the head of an emergency rescue and relief agency notifies the head of the relevant emergency rescue and relief support agency of the result of the evaluation on its capabilities pursuant to Article 55-2 (3) of the Act, he/she may also notify the relevant agency of matters necessary to supplement and bolster its emergency rescue capabilities.
(4) Where the head of an emergency rescue and relief agency is notified of matters to be bolstered or supplemented under paragraph (3), he/she shall maintain necessary emergency rescue capabilities by bolstering and supplementing such capabilities.
(5) Detailed matters on the capability requirements necessary for emergency rescue under paragraph (1) shall be determined by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, in consideration of the characteristics, etc. of emergency rescue and relief support agencies.
[This Newly Inserted Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 66-3 (Evaluation Procedures for Capabilities of Emergency Rescue and Relief Support Agencies)   print
(1) The Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency shall annually develop evaluation guidelines necessary for an emergency rescue and relief agency to evaluate the capabilities of emergency rescue and relief support agencies and notify the heads of other emergency rescue and relief agencies thereof.
(2) Evaluation guidelines referred to in paragraph (1) shall contain the following matters:
1. Emergency rescue and relief support agencies to be evaluated by emergency rescue and relief agencies;
2. Methods and standards for the evaluation of emergency rescue and relief support agencies;
3. Other matters deemed necessary by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency concerning evaluation of the capabilities of emergency rescue and relief support agencies.
(3) The head of an emergency rescue and relief agency shall develop a plan for evaluating the capabilities of emergency rescue and relief support agencies pursuant to the evaluation guidelines referred to in paragraph (1), and notify, in advance, the heads of the emergency rescue and relief support agencies subject to evaluation thereof.
[This Newly Inserted Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 66-4 (Emergency Rescue and Relief Support Agencies Excluded from Evaluation and Excluded Period)   print
(1) Each of the following emergency rescue and relief support agencies is excluded from the evaluation stipulated under Article 66-2 (2) in the following year only:
1. The result of an emergency rescue and relief support agency undergoing an emergency preparedness drill referred to in Article 73 of the Act is beyond the standards determined by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency;
2. An emergency rescue and relief support agency recognized to have the emergency rescue capabilities by the head of an emergency rescue and relief agency by confirming its self-assessment system and the results of the self-assessment.
(2) Each of the following emergency rescue and relief support agencies is excluded from the evaluation stipulated under Article 66-2 (2) in the following year and the year after the following year only:
1. An emergency rescue and relief support agency, the result of the comprehensive evaluation on whose emergency rescue activities under Article 53 of the Act is beyond the standards determined by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency;
2. An emergency rescue and relief support agency, the emergency rescue capabilities of which are verified by an emergency rescue and relief agency when entering into an agreement for assistance in emergency rescue activities with the latter agency pursuant to subparagraph 6 of Article 4.
[This Newly Inserted Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 66-5 (Matters to be Included in Aircraft Search and Rescue Plans)   print
(1) An aircraft search and rescue plan referred to in the main sentence of Article 57 (1) of the Act shall contain the following matters:
1. Organization and operation of an aircraft search and rescue system;
2. Building a cooperation system with other agencies in relation to the search and rescue of aircraft;
3. Education and training necessary for the search and rescue of aircraft;
4. Securing, maintenance and management of equipment and facilities necessary for the search and rescue of aircraft;
5. Other matters deemed necessary for the search of aircraft and lifesaving by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management.
(2) Where the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency intends to develop an aircraft search and rescue plan pursuant to main sentence of Article 57 (1) of the Act, he/she shall hear, in advance, the opinions of the relevant administrative agencies.
[This Newly Inserted Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 67 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 22982, Jun. 27, 2011>   print
CHAPTER Ⅶ RESTORATION OF DISASTERS
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 Article 68 (Scope of Special Disasters)   print
"Disaster prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 59 of the Act means the following disasters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23713, Apr. 10, 2012>
1. Disasters defined in subparagraph 1 (a) of Article 3 of the Act that have caused damage exceeding 2.5 times of the base amount of damage subject to support from the National Treasury pursuant to Article 5 (1) of the Regulations for Standard of Sharing Expenses for Disaster Relief and Disaster Restoration;
2. Disasters deemed to require support at State level because it is difficult to control disaster with the administrative or financial capabilities of relevant City/Do wherein the disasters have occurred, among those referred to in subparagraph 1 (b) or (c) of Article 3 of the Act;
3. Other disasters deemed to require special measures at State level for the effective control of serious damage, including a loss of the basis of livelihood, and restoration therefrom, due to the occurrence of a disaster.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 69 (Declaration of Special Disaster Areas)   print
Where the President declares a special disaster area pursuant to Article 60 of the Act, it shall be publicly notified with clarified scope, etc. of such special disaster area.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 70 (Support to Special Disaster Areas)   print
(1) Details of special support to areas declared by the State as special disaster areas pursuant to Article 61 of the Act, in connection with the disaster falling under subparagraph 1 of Article 68, shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 23713, Apr. 10, 2012>
2. Support (limited to an area declared as a special disaster area after a mountain fire) referred to in Article 4 of the Regulations for Standard of Sharing Expenses for Disaster Relief and Disaster Restoration;
3. Support to medical services, prevention of epidemics, prevention and removal, wastes removal activities, etc.;
4. Special support of contributions and goods;
5. Support of preferential financing for the farming, fishery, facilities and operational funds of farmers and fishermen, and for facilities and operational funds of small and medium enterprises, the deferment of refunds, the extension of deadline and the exemption or reduction of interest thereon, and special guarantees, etc. for small and medium enterprises;
6. Other support for the execution of disaster emergency countermeasures, and relief of and restoration from disasters.
(2) Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 19145, Nov. 30, 2005>
(3) Where the State declares special disaster areas pursuant to Article 61 of the Act, in connection with the disasters falling under subparagraph 2 of Article 68 and those equivalent thereto falling under subparagraph 3 of the same Article, the State may partially subsidize expenses required for the administration, finance, monetary circulation and medical support conducted by local governments, by taking account of the financial capabilities of and the scale of damage to the local governments that control the relevant disasters. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010>
(4) When a local government that has received a subsidy of expenses from the State pursuant to paragraph (3) uses it for the compensation to the wounded or dead due to special disasters, the gross amount of such compensation shall not exceed the amount computed under the following classifications: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. In cases of the dead: The amount obtained by multiplying 240 by the amount of monthly minimum wage referred to in the Minimum Wage Act at the time of death;
2. In cases of the wounded: The amount stipulated by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration according to the degree of injury within the limit not exceeding one half of the amount computed under subparagraph 1.
(5) When a special disaster area is declared, the heads of the Central Headquarters and relevant local headquarters may dispose of the reserve fund for disaster countermeasures, disaster control fund, disaster relief fund and contributed money in order to execute emergency disaster countermeasures and to carry out disaster rescue and relief before the formulation and implementation of plans for disaster restoration pursuant to Article 60 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010>
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 Article 70-2 (Organization and Operation of Joint Disaster Investigation Group)   print
(1) Pursuant to Article 61-2 (3) of the Act, the head of the joint disaster investigation group (hereinafter referred to as "investigation group") shall be a public official who works for the National Emergency Management Agency with respect to a disaster falling under subparagraph 1 (b) of Article 3 of the Act and a public official who works for the Ministry of Security and Public Administration with respect to a disaster that falls under subparagraph 1 (c) of Article 3 of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The head of the investigation group shall exercise overall control over the clerical work of the group on orders of the head of the Central Headquarters and direct and supervise employees who work for the group.
(3) The head of the Central Headquarters may, when it is deemed necessary to conduct a professional survey according to the type and scale of any disaster-caused damage, organize and operate a professional investigation group.
(4) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (3), necessary matters concerning the organization and operation of the investigation group shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
CHAPTER Ⅷ FINANCE AND COMPENSATION
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 Article 71 (Period of Application for Decision)   print
(1) The consultation on compensation for losses under Article 64 (2) of the Act shall be held within 60 days from the date of taking measures under Articles 39 and 45 of the Act (including cases where a Mayor/Do Governor takes measures under Article 46 of the Act).
(2) An application for decision under Article 64 (3) of the Act shall be made within 180 days from the date of taking measures under Articles 39 and 45 of the Act (including cases where a Mayor/Do Governor takes measures under Article 46 of the Act).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 72 (Bearing, Payment Criteria, etc. for Medical Treatment and Compensation)   print
(1) Medical treatment and compensation under Article 65 (1) and (2) of the Act shall be borne by the State where the relevant disasters are related with the State's affairs or facilities, and be borne by local governments where those are related with the affairs or facilities of the local governments.
(2) Medical treatment for wounded persons under Article 65 (1) of the Act may be provided by way of paying actual expenses required for the medical treatment. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(3) Article 8 of the Act on Honorable Treatment and Support of Persons Wounded or Killed for a Just Cause and Article 12 of the Enforcement Decree of the same Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to the standards for payment of compensation to be made under Article 65 (1) of the Act for the bereaved families or the persons sustaining the disability. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
(4) The amount of compensation for the breakdown or damage in equipment, etc. to be paid under Article 65 (2) of the Act shall be determined under the following standards: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Where it is impracticable to repair the broken-down or damaged equipment, its exchange price at the time of participation;
2. Where it is possible to repair the broken-down or damaged equipment, actual expense required for the repair.
(5) Among the compensation referred to in paragraph (1), the compensation for bereaved families shall be paid in the order of the relevant spouse, minor-aged offspring, parents, grandparents, adult offspring, and siblings. In such cases, when there are two or more family members of the same priority, the compensation shall be divided into the same amount and paid, and embryos shall be deemed to have been already born insofar as the relevant payment order is concerned.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 73 (Payment Procedures for Medical Treatment and Compensation)   print
(1) Article 44 of the Enforcement Decree of the Framework Act on Civil Defense shall apply mutatis mutandis to the procedures for medical treatment of the wounded pursuant to Article 65 (1) of the Act.
(2) Article 41 of the Enforcement Decree of the Framework Act on Civil Defense shall apply mutatis mutandis to the procedures for payment of compensation referred to in Article 65 (1) and (2) of the Act. In such cases, "Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency" shall be construed as "head of competent ministry", "civil defense plans committee referred to in Article 9 (1) 1" as "central safety control committee referred to in Article 9 of the Act", "Special Metropolitan City/Metropolitan City/Do civil defense consultation committee referred to in Article 7 (1) of the Act" as "City/Do safety control committee referred to in Article 11 of the Act", and "Si/Gun/Gu civil defense consultation committee referred to in Article 7 (1) of the Act" as "Si/Gun/Gu safety control committee referred to in Article 11 of the Act", respectively.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 73-2 (Supporting Procedures for Counseling Activities for Disaster Victims)   print
(1) The Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency and the head of a local government shall develop and implement a counseling activities supporting plan containing the following matters, in order to systematically support counseling activities to ensure disaster victims' psychological stability and adaptation to society pursuant to Article 66 (4) of the Act:
1. Detailed supporting plan for counseling activities by types of disasters and damage;
2. Building a liaison system with experts to provide swift support for disaster victims' psychological stability and adaptation to society;
3. Securing finance resources necessary for supporting counseling activities;
4. Other matters deemed necessary for supporting counseling activities to ensure disaster victims' psychological stability and adaptation to society by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency and the head of a local government.
(2) The Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency and the head of a local government may render preferential support for counseling activities under Article 66 (4) of the Act to any of the following areas:
1. Any area declared as a special disaster area pursuant to Article 60 (1) of the Act;
2. Any area where a disaster stipulated under any subparagraph of Article 13 has occurred.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 74 (Use of Disaster Control Funds)   print
The uses of disaster control funds under Article 68 (2) of the Act shall be prescribed by an ordinance of a relevant local government within the following scope of uses: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Any of the following uses related to the disasters falling under subparagraph 1 (a) or (b) of Article 3 of the Act:
(a) Disaster prevention activities in the public sector for disaster and safety control;
(b) Establishment, repair and reinforcement of the natural disaster reduction facilities under Article 55 (limited to the establishment of disaster forecast and warning facilities under subparagraph 9 of the same Article) of the Enforcement Decree of the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act;
(c) Emergency restoration or measures for disaster-affected facilities (limited to those owned or managed by central or local governments);
(d) Projects to enhance the emergency rescue abilities of local governments;
(e) Support for moving to rental homes or loaning home rental costs to the residents subject to the evacuation or eviction order under Articles 40 through 42 of the Act;
(f) Survey or research for analysing the cause of disasters and for reducing damage, etc.;
(g) Counseling activities for disaster victims for their psychological stability and social adaptation;
2. Emergency action and restoration for preventing the spread of infectious diseases or contagious animal diseases among the disasters falling under subparagraph 1 (c) of Article 3 of the Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22982, Jun. 27, 2011]
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 Article 75 (Operation and Management of Disaster Control Funds)   print
(1) A Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall open an exclusive account and manage disaster control funds that are accumulated each year pursuant to Article 67 of the Act.
(2) A Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall deposit to financial companies, and manage, any amount exceeding 15/100 of the gross amount of statutory reserves of the disaster control funds accumulated each year pursuant to Article 67 of the Act, and shall operate and manage the remaining amount and interest therefrom so as to be used smoothly in accordance with the usage of disaster control funds referred to in Article 74.
<Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22982, Jun. 27, 2011>
(3) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2), necessary matters concerning the operation and management of disaster control funds shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of the relevant local government.
CHAPTER Ⅸ SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
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 Article 76 (Management of Records of Disaster States)   print
(1) The heads of disaster control agencies shall, pursuant to in Article 69 (2) of the Act, prepare, keep and manage the records of disaster states containing the following matters for each damaged facility:
1. The state of damage, countermeasures, etc.:
(a) Date and causes of damage, and damaged establishments and areas;
(b) Circumstances at the time of a disaster, such as weather, water levels, etc.;
(c) Details of harm to humans and property, the occurrence of victims and countermeasures therefor;
(d) Details of emergency measures, such as mobilized manpower and equipment, etc.;
(e) Photographs and drawings of damage situations;
(f) Matters concerning activities of volunteers, etc.;
2. Restoration:
(a) Particulars of computation of the quantity and amount of restorations by types of restoration works;
(b) Title and location of restoration works, and current status of issuing orders for works and of promoting restorations;
3. Other matters worth keeping and managing after preparing in records, such as the admirable stories or example-setting cases, etc.
(2) The Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall keep the records of disaster situations prepared pursuant to paragraph (1) for three years from the year following that in which the restorations from disasters were completed.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 77 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>   print
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 Article 78 (Promotion of International Joint Research)   print
(1) The Minister of Security and Public Administration and the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency shall devise policies necessary to promote international joint research on disaster and safety technology and disaster and safety industry as part of policies for promoting science and technology in the field of disaster and safety control under Article 71 (1) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22982, Jun. 27, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 23263, Oct. 26, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Security and Public Administration and the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency may promote the following projects, in order to promote international joint research under paragraph (1): <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23263, Oct. 26, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Surveys and research for the international cooperation in the disaster and safety technology and disaster and safety industry;
2. International exchange of human resources and information concerning the disaster and safety technology and disaster and safety industry;
3. Opening exhibits and academic conferences concerning the disaster and safety technology and disaster and safety industry;
4. Finding overseas markets for the disaster and safety technology and disaster and safety industry;
5. Other projects deemed by the Minister of Security and Public Administration and the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency to be necessary for promoting international joint research.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 78-2 (Council for Research and Development Project Coordination)   print
(1) The Council for Research and Development Project Coordination (hereinafter referred to as "Council") shall be established to implement research and development projects under Article 71 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "research and development projects") in a consistent and comprehensive manner and to efficiently consult on and coordinate research and development projects under the jurisdiction of the Minister of Security and Public Administration and the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Council shall consist of 10 or fewer commissioners, including one chairperson.
(3) Commissioners of the Council shall be the following persons, and the chairperson shall be a person appointed from among commissioners by the Minister of Security and Public Administration in consultation with the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Persons appointed by the head of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration or the National Emergency Management Agency, from among directors or persons of a higher position in each institution;
2. Persons appointed by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of National Emergency Agency from among persons having abundant experience and knowledge regarding disaster and safety technologies.
(4) The term of office for a commissioner shall be two years.
(5) The chairperson shall convene and preside over a Council meeting.
(6) When the chairperson is unable to perform his/her duties due to extenuating circumstances, a commissioner appointed in advance by the chairperson shall act on behalf of the chairperson.
(7) A Council meeting shall be convened by a majority vote of incumbent commissioners and pass a resolution by a majority vote of the commissioners present.
(8) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (7), matters necessary for the Council's composition and operation shall be determined by the Minister of Security and Public Administration in consultation with the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23263, Oct. 26, 2011]
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 Article 79 (Institutions in Charge of Research and Development Projects)   print
"Institutions, organizations or business operators prescribed by the Presidential Decree" in Article 71 (4) of the Act means any of the following: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23263, Oct. 26, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. National Disaster Management Institute;
2. National and public research institutions;
3. Universities, colleges, industrial colleges, junior colleges and technical colleges under the Higher Education Act;
4. Research institutions in the field of disaster or safety, which shall be corporations established under the Civil Act or other Acts.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 29282, Jun. 27, 2011]
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 Article 79-2 (Payment, Management, etc. of Contributions)   print
(1) The Minister of Security and Public Administration (applicable only to disasters stipulated under subparagraph 1 (c) of Article 3 of the Act; hereafter the same shall apply in Articles 79-3, 80 and 81) or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency may pay contributions under Article 71 (2) of the Act in a lump sum or in installments, taking into consideration the scale of research and development projects, the time when a research begins, and the financial conditions of the Government. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The institution, organization or business operator (hereinafter referred to as "institution in charge") which concluded an agreement under Article 71 (3) of the Act shall manage contributions paid pursuant to paragraph (1) in a separate account.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 29282, Jun .27, 2011]
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 Article 79-3 (Reporting on Use of Contributions, Progress, etc.)   print
(1) The head of an institution in charge shall use a contribution received pursuant to Article 79-2 (1), only for the following purposes, as determined and announced by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Personnel expenses for researchers;
2. Direct costs, such as those for equipment, materials, activities and allowances for research;
3. Indirect costs, such as those to support personnel, research and application of the research outcomes;
4. Costs incurred by commissioned research and development.
(2) The head of an institution in charge shall describe details of use of contributions in the following documents and submit them to the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency who paid the contributions within two months after the completion of research and development project every year: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Plan on use of contributions and progress of spending in documents required by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency;
2. Accounting audit comments by the institution in charge.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 29282, Jun. 27, 2011]
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 Article 79-4 (Conclusion of Agreements, etc.)   print
(1) When the head of an institution in charge intends to use non-governmental contributions or corporate technical development funds (including articles) to pay the costs of research and development projects, he/she shall in advance conclude agreements with a person who bears such costs.
(2) The agreement under Article 71 (3) shall include the following matters:
1. Research and development plan, including the scope, method, chief researcher etc. of a research and development project;
2. Matters on the payment, use and management of research and development costs;
3. Matters on the report of research and development outcomes;
4. Matters on the ownership and use of research and development outcomes;
5. Matters on the collection and use of royalties according to the use of research and development outcomes;
6. Evaluation of research and development outcomes and ensuing measures;
7. Measures against the illegal use of research and development costs;
8. Matters on the change and cancellation of an agreement;
9. Measures against the violation of an agreement;
10. Matters related to research and development, excluding those under Subparagraphs 1 through 9.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 29282, Jun .27, 2011]
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 Article 79-5 (Establishment of Comprehensive Plans for Technology Development for Disaster and Safety Control)   print
(1) A comprehensive plan for technology development of disaster and safety control to be established under Article 71-2 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "development plan") shall include the following matters:
1. Current status and long-term prospect of disaster and safety technology based on the master plans for national safety control;
2. Objectives of development of disaster and safety technology by phase and measures to achieve them;
3. Plans for vitalization of disaster and safety industry including strengthening competitiveness of disaster and safety technology;
4. Annual investment and promotion plans for projects for development of disaster and safety technology carried forward by the Government;
5. Support to schools, academic organizations, research institutions, etc. for the research on disaster and safety technology;
6. Collection, classification, processing and dissemination of information on disaster and safety technology;
7. Measures for cooperative research among industry, academia, research institutions, and governmental agencies and acceleration of international cooperation for disaster and safety technology;
8. In addition, development of disaster and safety technology and promotion of disaster and safety industry.
(2) In order to establish a development plan, the Minister of Security and Public Administration may request the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies to provide data on current status and forecast of disaster and safety technology under their jurisdiction or to establish plans for development of disaster and safety technology, etc. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24474, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The Minister of Security and Public Administration shall prepare a development plan after compiling the data, plans, etc. received under paragraph (2) and hearing opinion from the Council, and shall confirm it following deliberation by the National Science and Technology Deliberation Council established under Article 9 (1) of the Framework Act on Science and Technology. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24474, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012]
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 Article 79-6 (Establishment of Implementation Plans for Development of Disaster and Safety Technology)   print
(1) Implementation plans to be established by the heads of relevant central administrative agencies under Article 71-2 (2) of the Act shall include the following matters:
1. Detailed plan for the promotion of research and development projects in accordance with the development plan;
2. Performance record and outcome of promoting research and development projects executed in the previous year;
3. Tasks of research and development projects to be implemented in the relevant year and plans therefor.
(2) The head of each relevant central administrative agency shall establish an implementation plan pursuant to Article 71-2 (2) of the Act and notify the Minster of Security and Public Administration thereof by not later than December 31 each year. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The Minister of Security and Public Administration shall compile implementation plans of the relevant central administrative agencies notified under paragraph (2) and report it to the National Science and Technology Deliberation Council established under Article 9 (1) of the Framework Act on Science and Technology. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 24474, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012]
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 Article 80 (Support for Commercialization of Research and Development Project Outcomes)   print
(1) When small and medium enterprises defined in Article 2 of the Framework Act on Small and Medium Enterprises or other corporations or business operators intends to receive support necessary for commercializing research and development project outcomes pursuant to Article 72 (1) of the Act, they shall submit project proposals and support request details to the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) When part of the support request details under paragraph (1) falls under the jurisdiction of an institution or organization other than the Ministry of Security and Public Administration or the National Emergency Management Agency, the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency may recommend that the institution or organization concerned allow the applicant to receive the support for commercialization, as deemed necessary for commercializing research and development project outcomes. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 29282, Jun. 27, 2011]
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 Article 81 (Collection, Use, etc. of Royalties)   print
(1) The royalties collected under Article 72-2 (1) of the Act shall be the amounts set by an agreement under Article 71 (3) of the Act in the scope that corresponds to the amounts donated by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency according to Article 71 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency may allow the royalties under paragraph (1) to be paid in equal installments during a specific period according to the provisions of an agreement under Article 71 (3) of the Act, and reduce or exempt certain amounts from royalties, when the royalties are paid in a lump sum or in advance. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) "Projects prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 72-2 (2) 2 of the Act means the following: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Support for the commercialization of research and development project outcomes under Article 72 of the Act;
2. Support, such as reward for institutions, organizations, business operators or researchers that have developed excellent technologies;
3. Other projects deemed necessary for fostering technologies related to disaster and safety control by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency.
(4) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (3), detailed matters concerning the collection, management and use of royalties shall be prescribed and announced by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 29282, Jun. 27, 2011]
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 Article 82 (Disaster Preparedness Drills, etc.)   print
(1) The Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, a Mayor/Do Governor, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu and the head of an emergency rescue and relief agency may conduct at least once a year a disaster preparedness drill to be participated in jointly with related agencies pursuant to Article 73 (1) of the Act, by sponsoring their competent fields, respectively. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Agencies that participate in disaster preparedness drills under paragraph (1) may conduct their own drills occasionally.
(3) Where the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, a Mayor /Do Governor, the head of a Si/Gun/Gu and the head of an emergency rescue and relief agency conduct a disaster preparedness drill pursuant to Article 73 (1) of the Act, they shall notify the heads of agencies participating in such drill, of the date, places, details and methods of the drill, human resources and equipment participating in such drill, and other matters necessary for such drill, by not later than 15 days prior to the drill date. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) The Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency may establish standards necessary for efficiently implementing disaster preparedness drills under Article 73 (1) of the Act, and notify Mayors/Do Governors, or heads of Sis/Guns/Gus, and the heads of emergency rescue and relief agencies thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(5) The Minister of Security and Public Administration, the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, Mayors/Do Governors, heads of Sis/Guns/Gus, or the heads of emergency rescue and relief agencies shall provide participants in a disaster preparedness drill under paragraph (1) with preliminary training before conducting the disaster preparedness drill in order to cultivate the capability required to perform the disaster preparedness drill: Provided, That where a person has undergone a disaster preparedness drill of the relevant field pursuant to any other Act and subordinate statute, he/she shall be deemed undergone a drill referred to in this Decree. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(6) Expenses incurred in participating in a disaster preparedness drill referred to in paragraph (1) shall be borne by agencies participating therein: Provided, That with regard to civil emergency rescue and relief support agencies, such expenses may be borne by the agencies that conduct the drill.
(7) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) through (6), necessary matters concerning disaster preparedness drills shall be determined by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 83 (Evaluation of Disaster Preparedness Drills)   print
(1) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu and the head of an emergency rescue and relief agency shall evaluate the disaster preparedness drill under Article 73 (4) by selecting items for evaluation compatible with the characteristics of the drill, among the following items for evaluation: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
1. Participation level of the human resources by each field of specialties, and the achievement level of the target of the drill;
2. Actual status of mobilization, such as type, function, quantity, etc. of equipment;
3. Actual status of construction of cooperative systems with related agencies;
4. Capability to perform the duties under plans for emergency rescue countermeasures and plans for detailed countermeasures;
5. Direction and communications systems between emergency rescue and relief agencies and emergency rescue and relief support agencies;
6. Level of specialty of emergency rescue personnel, in performing their duties;
7. Other matters necessary for evaluation, determined by the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency.
(2) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu and the head of an emergency rescue and relief agency shall notify the heads of disaster control agencies and the heads of emergency rescue and relief support agencies of the result of evaluation of a disaster preparedness drill conducted pursuant to paragraph (1) within 30 days from the date of conducting the drill, and the heads of disaster control agencies and the heads of emergency rescue and relief support agencies in receipt of such notification shall take measures necessary for disaster control in accordance with the result of evaluation.
(3) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2), necessary matters concerning the evaluation of disaster preparedness drills shall be determined by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 84 (Standardization of Disaster Control)   print
(1) In order to develop and distribute standardized manuals necessary for disaster control pursuant to Article 74 (1) of the Act, the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency shall carry forward the following affairs: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Standardization of guidelines for people for each type of disaster;
2. Standardization of measures to be taken for each phase of prevention of, preparation for, countermeasure against, and recovery from, each type of disaster;
3. Development of methods of analyzing danger of each type of disaster;
4. Development of teaching materials, etc. necessary for education and training for each type of disaster;
5. Standardization of procedures for countermeasures and mutual cooperation at the scene of disaster;
6. Development of methods of evaluating countermeasures capabilities of emergency rescue and relief agencies and emergency rescue and relief support agencies and the standards for such evaluation;
7. Development of programs for digitalization and informatization of the matters prescribed in subparagraphs 1 through 6.
(2) In addition to matters provided for in paragraph (1), matters necessary for the development and distribution of standardized manuals necessary for disaster control shall be determined by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012]
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 Article 85 (Construction and Operation of Information and Communications Systems)   print
(1) Information and communications systems for disaster control to be constructed and operated by the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency, and the heads of disaster control agencies, emergency rescue and relief agencies and emergency rescue and relief support agencies pursuant to Article 74 (2) of the Act shall be equipped with the following matters: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Standardized information systems, information and communications network, and operation and management systems for the performance of disaster and safety control duties;
2. Information systems and information and communication network necessary for the efficient operation of a comprehensive control center and substitute control office established under Article 23;
3. Other matters that the Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency deems necessary for the construction and operation of an information and communications system for disaster control.
(2) The Minister of Security and Public Administration may perform the following affairs for the construction and operation of a comprehensive information and communications system for disaster control provided for in Article 74 (4) of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Survey of current status of information and communications systems for disaster control constructed and operated by disaster control agencies, emergency rescue and relief agencies and emergency rescue and relief support agencies;
2. Construction and operation of a standardized connecting system for government-wide sharing required for interconnecting information and communications systems for disaster control referred to in subparagraph 1;
3. Establishment and implementation of measures for the prevention of duplicated operation of information and communications systems for disaster control;
4. Where information and communications systems for disaster control are similar to each other or duplicated, recommendations for improvement for the relevant agencies;
5. Interconnection among information and communications systems for disaster control operated under other Acts and subordinate statutes.
(3) Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 24466, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012]
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 Article 85-2 (Procedures, etc. for Sharing of Disaster Control Information)   print
(1) The scope of disaster control information to be shared under Article 74-2 (1) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Information collected and possessed by disaster control agencies, emergency rescue and relief agencies and emergency rescue and relief support agencies for disaster control;
2. Other information that the Minister of Security and Public Administration deems necessary to share for efficient disaster control.
(2) The head of an agency that intends to share disaster control information prescribed in subparagraphs of paragraph (1) shall submit an application to the Minister of Security and Public Administration, stating the following matters therein: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Name of the agency that intends to share information;
2. Details and scope of disaster control information intended to share;
3. Purpose of sharing;
4. Agency that possesses disaster control information;
5. Methods of sharing and security assurance.
(3) Upon receiving an application for sharing pursuant to paragraph (2), the Minister of Security and Public Administration may approve sharing of disaster control information taking into consideration the legitimacy of the purpose of sharing, adequacy of information subject to sharing etc.: Provided, That he/she shall not approve the sharing in any of the following cases: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Where the disaster control information for which sharing is applied is prescribed as confidential information or matters subject to non-disclosure in any Act or any order delegated by an Act (applicable only to the National Assembly Regulations, the Supreme Court Regulations, the Constitutional Court Regulations, the National Election Commission Regulations, the Board of Audit and Inspection Regulations, Presidential Decree, Ordinance of the Prime Minister, Ordinance of a Ministry, Municipal Ordinance and Municipal Rules);
2. Where the disaster control information for which sharing is applied is related to national security, national defense, unification, diplomatic relations, etc. which is deemed to cause significant harm to the gross interest of the State if it is shared.
(4) The Minister of Security and Public Administration shall obtain consent from the head of an agency possessing disaster control information before granting approval under the main sentence of paragraph (3) other than each subparagraph, and in such cases, the head of an agency possessing disaster control information shall cooperate in sharing of the disaster control information except in extenuating circumstances. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
(5) Each agency that shares disaster control information shall share the disaster control information through an information system constructed and operated under Article 85 (2) 2 unless any justifiable ground exists.
(6) Where any agency that shares disaster control information or any employee belonging thereto falls under any of the following cases, the Minister of Security and Public Administration may withdraw approval for sharing granted to the relevant agency under the main sentence of paragarph (3) other than each subparagraph or temporarily suspend the relevant agency from the sharing: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Where any cause falling under any subparagraph of paragraph (3) occurs;
2. Where the obligation to comply with Article 74-2 (3) of the Act is violated;
3. Where disaster control information is used for purposes, other than those intended for use at the time the sharing is applied for;
4. In addition, where any unavoidable cause for prohibiting the sharing of disaster control information occurs correspondingly to subparagraphs 1 through 3.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012]
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 Article 86 (Notice, etc. of Demanding Reprimand)   print
(1) Notification under Article 77 (1) or (2) of the Act shall be given in writing.
(2) A public official who conducts an investigation necessary for substantiating the facts under Article 77 (4) of the Act may request submission of the relevant materials and interviews with the related public officials or employees. In such cases, for the purpose of substantiating the fact, he/she may prepare materials, such as a written confirmation, written interpellation, and written questions and answers.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012]
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 Article 87 (Citations for Persons, etc. Credited with Controlling Disasters)   print
The Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency may award government citations and prizes to persons, institutions, organizations, etc. that are recognized to have significantly contributed to controlling disasters. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 88 (Entrustment of Duties)   print
The Minister of Security and Public Administration or the Administrator of the National Emergency Management Agency may entrust specialized safety control agencies referred to in Article 40 or a person falling under each subparagraph of Article 79 with the following duties pursuant to Article 78 (2) of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22982, Jun. 27, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 23263, Oct. 26, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Regular valuation duties of the process of prevention of, preparation and countermeasure against, and recovery from disasters by phase in preparation for the occurrence of large-scale disasters pursuant to Article 29 (1) 1 of the Act;
2. Regular valuation duties of safety control systems and safety control regulations under Article 29 (1) 3 of the Act;
3. Support for the commercialization of research and development project outcomes under Article 72 of the Act;
4. Collection and use of royalties under Article 72-2 of the Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010]
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 Article 89 (Standards for Imposing Fines For Negligence)   print
Standards for imposing fines for negligence pursuant to Article 82 (1) of the Act are set out in attached Table 5.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22318, Aug. 4, 2010]
ADDENDA
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on June 1, 2004.
(2) (Regulation concerning Enforcement Date of Framework Act on Disaster and Safety Control) The Framework Act on the Management of Disasters and Safety, Act No. 7188, shall enter into force on June 1, 2004.
(3) (Repeal of other Acts and Subordinate Statutes) The Enforcement Decree of the Disaster Management Act is hereby repealed.
(4) (Transitional Measures concerning Master Plans for National Safety Control, etc.) The master plans for disaster prevention, implementation plans for disaster prevention, detailed implementation plans for disaster prevention, and plans for local disaster prevention formulated in accordance with the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act as at the time this Decree enters into force shall be regarded respectively as countermeasures against the fields of wind and flood disaster, snow disaster, drought disaster, earthquake disaster and tidal wave under master plans for national safety control, implementation plans, detailed implementation plans, City/Do and Si/Gun/Gu safety control plans under this Decree.
(5) (Relations with other Acts and Subordinate Statutes) Where the previous Enforcement Decree of the Disaster Management Act or its provisions are quoted in other Acts and subordinate statutes as at the time this Decree enters into force, if any corresponding provisions exists in this Decree, this Decree or the corresponding provisions in this Decree shall be deemed to have been quoted in lieu of the previous provisions.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 18580, Nov. 3, 2004>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2005.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 18873, Jun. 23, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 19145, Nov. 30, 2005>
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2006.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19162, Dec. 1, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19206, Dec. 28, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2006.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19463, Apr. 28, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on April 30, 2006.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19513, Jun. 12, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 2006.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19563, Jun. 29, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 2006.
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19929, Mar. 16, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on March 27, 2007.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 20192, Jul. 26, 2007>
This Decree shall enter into force on July 27, 2007.
ADDENDA<Presidential Decree No. 20247, Sep. 6, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on September 30, 2007.
Articles 2 and 3Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20402, Nov. 30, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20442, Dec. 13, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20581, Jan. 31, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on February 4, 2008.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20741, Feb. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20763, Apr. 3, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on April 7, 2008.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20947, Jul. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on February 4, 2009. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 28 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21020, Sep. 18, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on September 22, 2008.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21146, Dec. 3, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on December 6, 2008.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21214, Dec. 31, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21263, Jan. 14, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21565, Jun. 26, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on June 30, 2009: Provided, That ....<Omitted.>... Article 3 of the Addenda shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21744, Sep. 21, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on October 1, 2009.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21882, Dec. 14, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21887, Dec. 15, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21904, Dec. 24, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2010.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22075, Mar. 15, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on March 19, 2010. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22269, Jul. 12, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 22318, Aug. 4, 2010>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22511, Dec. 7, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on December 9, 2010: Provided, That the part concerning the national disaster control standards under the amended provisions of Article 42-3 (1), and the amended provisions of Article 42-4 shall enter into force on June 9, 2011.
Article 2 (Applicability to Emergency Rescue and Relief Support Agencies Excluded from Evaluations)
(1) The amended provisions of Article 66-4 (1) 1 shall apply beginning with the first emergency rescue and relief support agency that underwent an emergency preparedness drill in 2010.
(2) The amended provisions of Article 66-4 (2) shall apply beginning with the first emergency rescue and relief support agency that either underwent a comprehensive evaluation on its emergency rescue activities in 2009 or 2010 or has entered into an agreement for assistance on emergency rescue activities with any emergency rescue and relief agencies.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22564, Dec. 29, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on December 30, 2010. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22647, Jan. 28, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on June 15, 2011.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22977, Jun. 24, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22982, Jun 27, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on June 30, 2011: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 67 shall enter into force on September 9, 2011.
Article 2 (Special Case for Use of Disaster Control Funds)
Despite the amended provisions of Article 74, a Do governor or Si/Gun/Gu mayor may use disaster management funds for implementing comprehensive improvement measures against disasters in response to climate change prepared to rehabilitate the severe rain storm damages occurred in September 2010 and to prevent recurrence of similar disasters.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures on Uses of Disaster Control Funds)
Article 74 shall apply to the uses of the disaster control funds for six months after the enforcement date of this Decree, unless an ordinance of a relevant local government is enacted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23263, Oct 26, 2011>
Article (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures for Comprehensive Safety Technology Development Plan)
The comprehensive safety technology development plan, prepared according to former regulations as at the time this Decree enters into force, shall be regarded as a comprehensive disaster and safety technology development plan worked out according to Article 77 (1).
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23356, Dec. 8, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on December 8, 2011. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23535, Jan. 25, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 26, 2012.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23644, Feb. 29, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23713, Apr. 10, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 24069, Aug. 23, 2012>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That amended parts of the Presidential Decree which has been promulgated before this Decree enters into force but the enforcement date of which has not arrived yet shall enter into force on the date on which each relevant Presidential Decree enters into force.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24466, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24474, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.