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Framework Act on Marine Development.
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC021101
Countries: Korea, Republic of
Regions: ASIA;North Pacific;North-West Pacific;East Asian Seas;Eastern Asia
Date of original Text: 04/12/1987
Date of Consolidation: 08/08/1996
Repealed by: LEX-FAOC052003 Framework Act on Marine Fishery Development. 13/05/2002
Type of Text: Legislation
Abstract: The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the development of the national economy and the improvement of the national welfare by providing the direction of the Government's basic policy necessary for rational development, utilisation and preservation of the sea and marine resources. "Marine resources" means marine living resources, marine mineral resources, marine energy resources, marine space resources and other useful resources, which are to be developed and used from the sea. The Government shall establish a comprehensive and basic plan for the marine development (as "basic plan"), and implement and enforce each year the execution plan for the marine development ("execution plan") according to the basic plan. In order to explore, develop, preserve and manage marine living resources, the Government shall adopt policies necessary for the exploitation of fishing grounds, improvement of fishing and processing technology, development of breeding scientific culture techniques and continuous extension reproduction of marine living resources. In order to preserve and manage the marine environment, the Government shall adopt policies necessary for analysis and evaluation of effects caused by the marine development projects; for prevention and elimination of factors aggravating the marine environment; and for restoration of polluted marine areas. In order to implement the basic plan and other established important policies concerning the marine development, the Marine Development Committee shall be established under the jurisdiction of the Prime Minister (24 sections)
Comment: Act No. 3983 of 1987 as amended by Act No. 5153 of 1996.
Main subjects: Fisheries