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Child Abuse
Restricted Employment for Persons with History of Child Abuse
Subjects for Restrictions on Employment
- Persons who have been sentenced to and confirmed with imprisonment, medical treatment, and custody (hereinafter referred to as “Persons with History of Child Abuse”) shall be restricted to work at institutions involving children (Article 29-3, paragraph 1 of the Child Welfare Act).
Period for Restriction on Employment
- Until ten years after the entire sentence or medical treatment and custody has been partially or entirely terminated (or considered to be terminated), or if the sentence has been confirmed not to be executed, persons with history of child abuse shall not operate an institution involving children, or be hired or work at an institution involving children (Article 29-3, paragraph 1 of the Child Welfare Act).
Institutions Prohibited for Employment
- Persons with history of child abuse shall neither operate any of the following facilities or institutions nor be hired or work at institutions involving children (Article 29-3, paragraph 1 of the Child Welfare Act).
· The NCRC, executing organization providing integrative services for children in vulnerable groups, specialized child protection institutions, childcare centers, foster care centers, and child welfare facilities
· Local governments (limited to being a public official specializing in child abuse, specialized civil personnel, or public official specializing in child abuse)
· Emergency phone centers, counseling centers for domestic violence, and protective centers for victims of domestic violence
· Family support center
· Support center for multi-cultural families
· Supporting facilities and counseling centers for victims of prostitution
· Counseling center for victims of sexual violence, protection institution for victims of sexual violence, and integrative support center for victims of sexual violence
· Daycare centers
· Kindergartens
· Medical institutions (only as a healthcare provider)
· Welfare facilities for persons with disabilities
· Welfare facilities for mental health, Facilities for improving mental health, Facilities for mental health, and Rehabilitation facilities for mental health
· Superintendent’s office for apartment buildings (limited to persons engaged in the guard duty
· Youth facilities and groups
· Youth activity facilities
· Counseling and welfare facilities for teenagers, Support center for young immigrants, Youth shelter, Self-support center for teenagers, and Rehabilitation center for teenagers
· Protection and rehabilitation centers for teenagers
· Sports facility open for children and designated by the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism
· Educational institution for school work or underachieving children
· Academies and training schools open for children and designated by the Minister of Education
· Welfare Institutions for Single Parent Families
· Corporations operating specialized child protection institutions or shelters for abused and victimized children
· Juvenile detention centers or juvenile classification review centers
· Institutions providing childcare services
· Adoption institutions specified under Article 20 of the Act on Special Cases concerning Adoption