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South Korea. 1961 ‘Implementation of Education.’ Act on the Safety Management of Guns, Swords, Explosives, etc; Ch. III (Art. 22), pp. 12-13. Seoul: National Police Agency. 13 December

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Article 22 (Implementation of Education)

(1) A person (referring to a person in charge of management in the case of Article 12 (3)) who intends to obtain permission to possess a gun (limited to a hunting rifle and air gun) or crossbow and a person who intends to obtain a license for person in charge of security in manufacturing explosives or in charge of security in managing explosives under Article 28 shall receive education on the following matters conducted by the commissioner of a local police agency or the chief of a police station who grants permission or a license before the permission or a license is granted: Provided, That where a person prescribed by Presidential Decree intends to obtain permission to possess a gun or crossbow, the commissioner of a local police agency or the chief of a police station may be grant him/her exemption from education or may have him/her receive education after granting him/her permission or a license:
1.Acts and subordinate statutes relating to the handling, management, etc. of guns, swords, explosives and crossbows;
2.Practical skill on the use, storage and handling of hunting rifles, air guns, and crossbows, and safety education;
3.Practical skill on the safety management of manufacturing and handling of explosives.

(2) The commissioner of a local police agency or the chief of a police station who conducts education pursuant to paragraph (1) shall issue a certificate of course completion to persons who complete a course of education under paragraph (1).

(3) The commissioner of a local police agency or the chief of a police station may entrust the Guns and Explosives Safety Technology Association under Article 48 or a person prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety with all or some of the duties relating to education under paragraph (1).

(4) Where a person permitted to possess a gun (limited to a hunting rifle and air gun) or crossbow intends to go hunting, he/she shall receive safety education, as prescribed by Presidential Decree: Provided, That this shall not apply to the year in which education under paragraph (5) is received.

(5) A person who is permitted to possess a gun (limited to a hunting rifle and air gun) or crossbow or obtains a license under Article 28 shall receive education on matters under the subparagraphs of paragraph (1) every five years.

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