The Purpose of this Decree is to prescribe matters delegated by the Rearrangement of Agricultural and Fishing Villages Act and those necessary for the enforcement of such matters. Article 3 lists item subject to a resource survey to be conducted under article 3 of the aforementioned Act. Article 5 lays down provisions relating to the proposal of a rural landscape management plan. The text – consisting of 97 articles – provides, inter alia, for the following: formulation of agricultural infrastructure development and expansion plans; other persons holding rights to land; plans to manage and dispose of reclaimed land; methods for selling reclaimed land; estimated sale price of reclaimed land; rural water zones; registration of agricultural infrastructure; formulation of contingency plans; substitute land created for specific purpose; compensation for losses; development of rural tourism and resort complexes; concession of state-owned and public land.
Implements: Rearrangement of Agricultural and Fishing Villages Act. (2016-12-27)
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An independent kingdom for much of its long history, Korea was occupied by Japan beginning in 1905 following the Russo-Japanese War. In 1910, Tokyo formally annexed the entire Peninsula. Korea regained its independence following Japan's surrender to the US in 1945. After World War II, a democratic-based government (Republic of Korea, ROK) was set up in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula while a communist-style government was installed in the north (Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK).
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