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Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control (Imported Food Act)
Local Title:
수입식품안전관리 특별법 ( 약칭: 수입식품법 )
Type:
Regulation
Country/Region:
South Korea
Status:
Invalid
Release Date:
2020-04-07
Implementation Date:
2020-10-08
Competent Authority:
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Summary

This act is applicable to all kinds of imported foods in Korea. This act includes management information before importing (overseas manufacturer registration and local investigation, good importer registration, sanitation assessment, etc.), import registration, inspection, imported food distribution traceability management, etc.

Law Hierarchy

  • Main Act: Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control (Imported Food Act)

  • Enforcement decree: Enforcement Decree of the Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control

  • Enforcement rule: Enforcement Rule of the Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control

  • Subordinate regulations: Method and Standard of On-site Inspection of Foreign Food Facilities and Foreign Establishments; Registration and Management Standard of Good Importer and Good Foreign Food Facility; Regulation on Registration of Foreign Establishments; Regulations on Inspection of Imported Health Functional Food; Regulation on Inspection of Imported Food, etc.; Food Traceability Management Standard; Food, Food Additives, Livestock Product and Health Functional Food Shelf Life Determination Standard; Regulation on Declaration and Inspections of Imported Livestock Products; HACCP Operation Regulation for Imported Food

History
Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control (Imported Food Act) (Act No. 18444)
Date of Release: 2021-08-17
Date of Implementation : 2021-08-17
Status : In force
Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control (Imported Food Act) (Act No. 18445)
Date of Release: 2021-08-17
Date of Implementation : 2023-01-01
Status : To be enforced
Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control (Imported Food Act)
Date of Release: 2021-07-27
Date of Implementation : 2021-07-27
Status : Invalid
Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control (Imported Food Act)
Date of Release: 2020-04-07
Date of Implementation : 2020-10-08
Status : Invalid
Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control (Imported Food Act)
Date of Release: 2019-12-03
Date of Implementation : 2020-06-04
Status : Invalid
Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control (Imported Food Act)
Date of Release: 2018-12-31
Date of Implementation : 2019-01-01
Status : Invalid
Imported Food Safety Management Special Law(2016.2.4)
Date of Release: 2018-12-11
Date of Implementation : 2018-12-11
Status : Invalid
Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control (Imported Food Act)
Date of Release: 2018-03-13
Date of Implementation : 2019-03-14
Status : In force
Imported Food Safety Management Special Law(2017.3.28)
Date of Release: 2016-12-27
Date of Implementation : 2017-03-28
Status : Invalid