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Meaning of automobile registration
An automobile shall not be operated unless it is registered on the register of automobiles: Provided that this shall not apply when obtaining a temporary permit (Article 27.(1) of the 「Automobile Management Act」) (Article 5 of the 「Automobile Management Act」).
※ A person who has operated an automobile without making a registration in violation of the above shall be imprisoned for not more than two years or fined up to KRW 5 million (Subparagraph 1 of Article 80 of the 「Automobile Management Act」).
When buying a new automobile, a new registration shall be made, and when buying a used car, a transfer registration shall be made (Articles 8 & 12 of the 「Automobile Management Act」).