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Disclosure on the Personal Information of a Sex Offender

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Disclosure and Notification of Personal Information of Convicted Sex Offenders
(via Mail and Mobile Application)

What is "Disclosure and Notification of Personal Information of Convicted Sex Offenders
(via Mail and Mobile Application)" system?

  • A system to disclose personal information of a sex offender in concurrence with a judgment on a sex offence case against a child or juvenile at the website (Sex Offender Notice) and provide the information to the child · youth protection households and schools at the region (Eup, Myun, Dong) where the sex offender resides

Relevant Act

  • Article 49 ~ 52 and 52-2 of the Act on the Protection of Children and Juveniles from Sexual Abuse
  • Enforcement Decree and Enforcement Regulation on the Act on the Protection of Children and Juveniles from Sexual Abuse

Target for the Disclosure and Notification

  • A person against whom an order to notify personal information is sentenced from those who committed sexual violence

Registered Information for Disclosure and the Notification Information

  • Registered information for disclosure: Name, age, address and actual place of residence (up to road name and building numbers), body size (height and weight), photograph (front, left side, right side, whole body), summary of a sex offence (including date of judgment, name of the offence, pronounced sentence), previous criminal record of sexual assault, and existence of an electronic device
  • Notification information: The same as that of the registered information for disclosure, but the address and actual place of residence includes detailed information

Execution of Disclosure or Notification Order

  • To be executed by the Minister of Gender Equality and Family in accordance with the order of court

Way to Access the Disclosed and Notified Information

  • Disclosed information is available at the exclusive Sex Offender Notice website (www.sexoffender.go.kr) and mobile (m.sexoffender.go.kr)
  • The information for notification is sent by mail and also available at "information network" menu at the exclusive website
Restrictions on Employment of a Sex Offender

Purpose of Restriction on Employment

  • To prevent and protect a child or a juvenile from sexual crime by restricting the employment of a sex offender at child or juvenile-related institution for a certain period of time

Relevant Act

  • Article 56~58, 60 and 67 of the Act on the Protection of Children and Juveniles from Sexual Abuse

Contents of Restrictions on Employment

  • No one sentenced to a penalty or medical treatment and custody for committing a sex offense against a child, juvenile, or adult and for whom such sentence is made final and conclusive shall operate child or juvenile-related educational institution or work for or provide actual labor to a child or juvenile-related institution, etc. for the maximum ten years from the date on which the execution of such penalty or medical treatment and custody is terminated, or suspended or exempted. When the court adjudicates on the case, period of restriction on employment of a sex offender will be sentenced.

    ※ Applicable to a sex offender against an adult: One who received final sentence for firstly committing a sex offence against an adult after April 15, 2010

List of Facilities or Institutions Restricting Employment

  • Kindergartens, schools, private teaching institutes, teaching schools, and private tutors
  • Day care centers and child welfare facilities
  • Sports facilities
  • Juvenile activity facilities, juvenile protection and rehabilitation centers, juvenile shelters, and youth counseling and welfare centers
  • Juvenile support facilities and sex trafficking victim counseling centers under the Act on the Prevention of Sex Traffic and Protection, etc. of Victims
  • Housing management offices of collective housing (applicable only to those performing security guard duties)
  • Medical institutions (medical personnel) and teachers of home-study materials (applicable from August 2, 2012)
  • Corporations providing security services (applicable only to those performing security guard duties), providers of computer Internet game facility (PC room), providers of multiple game room (multi-room), providers of juvenile games (electronic game room), Karaoke rooms having rooms for juveniles, business establishments for popular culture and arts planning, and business establishments for planning juvenile activities (applicable from June 19, 2013)

Verification Procedure for the Sex Offence History

  • (The head of a local government, the superintendent of an education office or the head of a district office of education having jurisdiction over the establishment of, authorization for, or reporting on the establishment of a child or juvenile-related institutions) Inquire of the police station (criminal department) about the sex offence history of a person who intends to run a child or juvenile-related institutions upon the request by the person
  • (The head of a child or juvenile-related institution) To prepare an application for verification of sex offence history after obtaining consent from the employee (or the prospective employee) and to apply for verification by visiting a police station (criminal department) or to make online request at the Criminal Records Information Management System (http://crims.police.go.kr).

Punishment against the Violation of the Acts

  • The head of a child or juvenile-related institution that fails in the verification of the sex offense history of an employee shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five million won
  • The head of a child or juvenile-related institution that refuses a request for dismissal without justifiable ground shall be punished by a fine not exceeding ten million won