National Environmental Dispute Resolution Commission

Overview

As a quasi-judicial organization under the Ministry of Environment, the National Environmental Dispute Resolution Commission has dealt with 2,400 cases of environmental disputes since the introduction of environmental dispute resolution system in 1991. According to the article 4 of the Environmental Dispute Adjustment Act, the National Environmental Dispute Resolution Commission was established under the Ministry of Environment and regional environmental dispute resolution commissions were established in special city, metropolitan city or province. The Commissions aim to address environmental disputes in a prompt, fair, and efficient way so as to preserve environment and to relieve national damages of health and property.



History

August 1990
Enact the Environmental Dispute Adjustment Act
May 1991
Promulgate organization of National Environmental Dispute Resolution Commission secretariat
July 1991
Begin the project of the Commission
December 1995
1st Revise the Environmental Dispute Adjustment Act
August 1997
2nd Revise the Environmental Dispute Adjustment Act
August 1997
Reorganize National Environmental Dispute Resolution Commission secretariat
December 2002
3rd Revise the Environmental Dispute Adjustment Act (financial function was endowed to local commissions)
May 2007
Partially revise the Environmental Dispute Adjustment Act (lowered criteria for appointing committee members)
March 2008
Partially revise the Environmental Dispute Adjustment Act(give effect to judicial reconciliation)


Organization

Organization

Location

National Environmental Dispute Resolution Commission Map

By Car

  • From Sadang(Sadang St. → Gwanmun Crossroads → Gwacheon Government Complex)
  • From Yangjae(Yangjae IC → Truck Terminal in Yangjae → Seonam Crossroads → Gwanmun Crossroads → Gwacheon Government )


By Subway

  • Go straight for 100m from the exit no. 7 or 8 of Gwacheon Government Complex St.(line no. 4)


Address & Contact Number

  • 88 Gwanmoonro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 427-729, Republic of Korea
  • Tel : +82-2-2110-6987


Last modified : 2013-10-19 22:09

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