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Natural Environment Conservation Act (Act No. 4492 of December 31, 1991, as amended up to Act No. 13168 of February 03, 2015), Republic of Korea


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Year of Version 2015 Dates Entry into force: September 1, 1992 Adopted: December 31, 1991 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Genetic Resources, Transfer of Technology Notes This consolidated version of the Natural Environment Conservation Act incorporates all the amendments up to 2014, which entered into force on February 3, 2015.

Article 35(1) provides that the government shall formulate and implement measures for conservation of biological diversity and biological resources pursuant to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Article 35(2) specifies that the government shall endeavor to exchange technology, information, etc., and to cooperate with international organizations and other governments in view of the conservation of the natural environment.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Korean 자연환경보전법 (1991년12월31일에 제정된 법률 제4492호는 2015년2월3일의 법률 제13168호 개정에 이르기까지 수차례 개정이 이루어짐) PDF HTML
Legislation Supersedes (3 text(s)) Supersedes (3 text(s))
Natural Environment Conservation Act (Act No. 4492 of December 31, 1991, as amended up to Act No. 12738 of June 03, 2014)(KR232)
Natural Environment Conservation Act (Act No. 4492 of December 31, 1991, as amended up to Act No. 11671 of March 22, 2013)(KR197)
Natural Environment Conservation Act (Act No. 4492 of December 31, 1991, as amended up to Act No. 11862 of June 04, 2013)(KR231)


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