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Enforcement Rule of the Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control
Local Title:
수입식품안전관리 특별법 시행규칙
Country/Region:
South Korea
Competent Authority:
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Type:
Regulation
Status:
In force
Release Date:
2021-09-09
Implementation Date:
2021-09-09
Applicable Scope:
Aquatic & aquatic products; Alcoholic products; Bakery food; Beverage; Candy products; Condiment; Egg & egg products; Food additive; Food contact materials; Food for special dietary uses; Frozen drinks; Fruits & vegetables; Grain & grain products; Health food; Infant formula food; Meat & meat products; Milk & milk products; Nutrition fortifier; Oil & oil products; Others
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Official Enforcement Rule of the Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control
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Summary

Enforcement Rule of the Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control is applicable to food imported to South Korea. It includes the detailed procedure of registration of foreign food facilities and registration of foreign establishment, procedures for import suspension and removal of import suspensions, registrations of good importers and good foreign food facilities, regulations on designation of imported food sanitation audit institutions, import sanitation assessments of livestock products, registration of business, facility standards by business type, reporting of registration of business, regulations on sanitation education, detailed managements on business entities, import declaration of imported food, approval for change of purposes of raw materials for manufacturing products, import declaration of OEM-branded imported food, inspection of imported food, criteria for classification of imported food, detailed follow-up management of imported food, guidelines for administrative dispositions, and operation of monitoring personnel, 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; Regulation on Permitted Import Countries (Regions) and Sanitation Requirements of Livestock Products

History
2021-09-09
Enforcement Rule of the Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control
In force
Release Date: 2021-09-09
Implementation Date : 2021-09-09
2021-06-30
Invalid
Release Date: 2021-06-30
Implementation Date : 2021-07-01
2020-10-20
Invalid
Release Date: 2020-10-20
Implementation Date : 2020-10-20
2020-06-03
Invalid
Release Date: 2020-06-03
Implementation Date : 2020-06-04
2019-11-18
Invalid
Release Date: 2019-11-18
Implementation Date : 2020-01-01