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Title
BAEKDU-DAEGAN PROTECTION ACT
Hit
643
Category Etc SOURCE APEC-VC Korea
Url http://www.apec-vc.or.kr/?p_name=database&sort=program&gotopage=5&query=view&unique_num=M20150701059 contact

CONTENTS

1. Purpose 
* The purpose of this Act is to prevent damage to the Baekdudaegan (mountain range) due to indiscriminate development by prescribing matters necessary for protecting the Mountain Range, thereby helping conserve national land in an environmentally sound manner and creating a pleasant natural environment 

2. Definitions 
* The term "Baekdudaegan" means a grand mountain range which runs from Mt. Baekdu via Mt. Geumgang, Mt. Seorak, Mt. Taebaek, Mt. Sobaek to Mt. Jiri 

* The term "Baekdudaegan Protection Areas" means certain areas of the Baekdudaegan designated and announced by the Administrator of the Korea Forest Service as requiring special protection in accordance with Article 6 

3. Designation of Baekdudaegan Protection Areas 
* The Minister of Environment shall set principles and standards concerning the designation of Baekdudaegan Protection Areas (hereinafter referred to as "Protection Areas") after consultation with the Administrator of the Korea Forest Service: Provided, That the principles and standards may be modified subject to consultation with the Administrator of the Korea Forest Service where such modification is deemed unavoidable due to changes in social, economic or regional conditions 
* The Administrator of the Korea Forest Service may designate certain areas of the Baekdudaegan acknowledged as requiring special protection in terms of the ecosystems, natural landscapes, forests, etc. as Protection Areas in accordance with the principles and standards under the main sentence of paragraph (1) after consultation with the Minister of Environment. In such cases, the Protection Areas shall be classified as follows 
- Core districts: Certain areas along the ridge of the Baekdudaegan intended for special protection 
- Buffer districts: Areas adjoining core districts, which are necessary to protect such core districts 

For more information, see the attached file.
file
(eng)_15Data-59_BAEKDU-DAEGAN_PROTECTION_ACT.pdf 
 
update
07-08-2015
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