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청소년기본법 (Framework Act on Juveniles)

Government of the Republic of Korea Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Republic of Korea 28 May 2013 Legislation/regulation education, policy, social services

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이 법은 청소년의 권리 및 책임과 가정·사회·국가 및 지방자치단체의 청소년에 대한 책임을 정하고 청소년육성정책에 관한 기본적인 사항을 규정함을 목적으로 한다.

이 법의 기본이념은 다음과 같다:
1. 청소년이 사회구성원으로서 정당한 대우와 권익을 보장받음과 아울러 스스로 생각하고 자유롭게 활동할 수 있도록 하며 보다 나은 삶을 누리고 유해한 환경으로부터 보호될 수 있도록 함으로써 국가와 사회가 필요로 하는 건전한 민주시민으로 자랄 수 있도록 함을 이 법의 기본이념으로 한다.
2. 제1항의 기본이념을 구현하기 위한 장기적·종합적 청소년육성정책을 추진함에 있어서 다음 각호의 사항을 그 추진방향으로 한다.
1) 청소년의 참여보장
2) 청소년의 창의성과 자율성에 기초한 능동적 삶의 실현
3) 청소년의 성장여건과 사회환경의 개선
4) 민주·복지·통일조국에 대비하는 청소년의 자질향상

The purpose of this Act is to prescribe the rights and responsibilities of juveniles and the responsibilities of families, the society, the State and local governments for juveniles, and to formulate the fundamental matters concerning the policy of nurturing juveniles.

The fundamental ideals of this Act are as follows:
1. The fundamental ideals of this Act are to ensure the fair treatment and rights and interests of juveniles as members of the society, to help them think for themselves, freely act and enjoy their better lives and to protect them from a harmful environment in order for them to grow up as sound and democratic citizens who are needed by the State and the society.
2. The long-term and comprehensive policy of nurturing juveniles which aims to realize the fundamental ideals referred to in paragraph 1 shall be implemented in line with the implementation direction containing the following matters:
1) Guaranteeing juveniles participation;
2) Leading active lives based on the creativity and autonomy of juveniles;
3) Improvements in the conditions for juveniles growth and social environment of juveniles; and
4) Improvements in the quality of juveniles in order to prepare for a democratic, welfare and unified Korea.

Last Amended on: 28.5.2013
Wholly Amended on: 9.2.2004
First Enacted on: 31.12.1991

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