About KLRI Global KLRI, Best Research, Better Legislation

Introduction

Basis of Establishment
  • Dec. 21, 1989 | Promulgation and enforcement of the Korea Legislation Research Institute Act (Act No. 4141)
  • Jan. 29, 1999 | Promulgation and enforcement of the Act on the Establishment and Operation of Local Government-Invested Research Institutes
Characteristics
  • The Korea Legislation Research Institute operates for the purpose of supporting the national legislative policies and promoting timely and accurate dissemination of legislative information as well as assisting general legislative activities by systematically collecting and managing legislative information and surveying or researching juristic and legislative issues with extensive expertise.
Primary Functions
  • Survey and research on foreign and domestic laws and legislative policies
  • Systematic integration, management, dissemination and computer networking of foreign and domestic legislative information
  • Publication and supply of the Code of Laws of Korea, and if needed, explanatory materials concerning the purpose and background of individual laws
  • Research of legal terminology and study on the Korean old legal codes before the introduction of the current legal system and the history of the Korean legal system
  • Joint-research with foreign or domestic institutions on legal systems and legislative policies, and invitation of legal experts for research
  • Entrustment of research projects to domestic research institutes or individuals as well as performance of research projects entrusted by the Government or private organizations
Chronology
Sep. 20, 2019 Inauguration of the 13th President, kim, Kye-Hong
May. 28, 2018 Awarded Best Research Institute Prize (by Natioanl Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Science)
Jan. 22, 2018 Awarded Prime Minister’s prize for the best institute (the best institute according to the result of evaluation by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences)
May. 08, 2017
 Awarded a prize for the best organization
(the best organization evaluated by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences)
Aug. 30, 2016 Inauguration of the 12th President, Rhee, Ik-Hyeon
Jan. 7, 2016 Published “Administrative Appeals and Administrative Litigation”
Oct. 15, 2015 Held an international conference in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of KLRI’s establishment
Aug. 31, 2015 Published “Twenty-Five Years in Legislative Research for People’s Happiness,” a compendium of research works, in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of KLRI’s establishment
Dec. 24, 2014 Published “ASEAN Handbook III”
Jun. 13, 2014 Opening ceremony of the new office building in Sejong City
Jan. 24, 2014 Completed relocation to the office building in Sejong City
Sep. 1, 2013 Inauguration of the 11th President Lee, Won
Jan. 1, 2013 Launched the Global Research Network System web services
Dec. 24, 2012 Published “Introduction to Korean Law”
Dec. 7, 2012 Conducted job training at EU Directorate-General for Translation for providing enhanced legal translation services
Mar. 14, 2012 Launched the Legislative Policy Forum
Dec. 30, 2011 Published the English edition of the KLRI Journal of Law and Legislation
Oct. 10, 2011 Inauguration of the 10th President, Kim, Yoo-Hwan
Sep. 30, 2011 Received the Prime Minister’s recognition for the best institute
May 11, 2011 Honored in 2010 with a prize in recognition of excellence among research institutes
Jul. 30, 2010 Awarded a prize for the best institute (the best institute according to the result of evaluation by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences)
Jul. 1, 2010 Hosted KLRI’s 20th Anniversary International Academic Conference
Apr. 13, 2010 Held KLRI’s 20th Anniversary Ceremony
Aug. 22, 2009 Acquired KS Q ISO 9001:2009/ISO 9001:2008 certification (Certification No. AC-0339)
May 8, 2009 Awarded a prize for the best institute (the best institute according to the result of evaluation by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences)
Feb. 4, 2009 Awarded Prime Minister’s prize for the best institute (the best institute according to the result of evaluation by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences)
Oct. 10, 2008 Inauguration of the 9th President, Kim, Ki-Pyo
2007 Registered the Journal of Legislation Research with the National Research Foundation of Korea
Jun. 30, 2006 Awarded a prize for the best institute (the best institute according to the result of evaluation by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences)
May. 31, 2005 Became a member of the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences under the Prime Minister’s Office after the Act on the Establishment, Operation and Fostering of Government-Funded Research Institutes, Etc. (Act No. 7573) was promulgated and entered into force
Sep. 22, 2005 Inauguration of the 8th President, Park, Se-Jin
Jan. 1, 2004 Opening the Knowledge Management System of K.L.R.I
Dec. 20, 2003 Awarded Prime Minister’s prize for the best institute (the best institute according to the result of evaluation by the National Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences)
Jul. 6, 2002 Reappointment of the 7th President, Seo, Seung-Wan
Nov. 1, 2002 Awarded Prime Minister’s prize for the best institute (the best institute according to the result of evaluation by the National Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences)
May. 19, 2001 Awarded a prize for the best institute for development (the best institute according to the result of evaluation by the National Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences)
Nov. 30, 2001 Certification of KS A 9001;2001/ISO 9001;2000(Certificate No. QSC02921)
Nov. 24, 2000 Certification of KS A 9002;1998/ISO 9002;1994(Certificate No. QSC02921)
Jul. 06, 1999 Reappointment of the 6th President, Seo, Seung-Wan
Jan. 29, 1999 Promulgation and enforcement of the Act on the Establishment,Operation and Fosterage of Government-Invested Research Institutions, etc.(Act No. 5733)
Apr. 08, 1998 Inauguration of the 5th President, Seo, Seung-Wan
Aug. 14, 1996 Inauguration of the 4th President, Park, Song-Kyu
Jul. 30, 1996 Election of the 3rd Chairman of the Board of Directors(Choi, Sang-Yup, Former Minister of Justice)
Mar. 10, 1995 Inauguration of the 3rd President, Baek, Nam-Jin
Jul. 30, 1993 Election of the 2nd Chairman of the Board of Directors(Kim, Doh-Chang, Former Minister of Legislation)
Inauguration of the 2nd President, Chang, Myung-Kun
Aug. 14, 1990 Election of the 1st Chairman of a Board of Directors(Kim, Doh-Chang, Former Minister of Legislation)
Jul. 30, 1990 Establishment and Opening of the Institute
Jul. 28, 1990 Inauguration of the 1st President, Lee, Sei-Hoon
Jun. 18, 1990 Contribution of Basic Property by the Founder (President of the Republic of Korea)
Feb. 12, 1990 Formulation of the Institute Establishment Committee(5 members)
Dec. 21, 1989 Promulgation and enforcement of the Korea Legislation Research Institute Act(Act No. 4141)