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The following Korean Laws and Ordinances are referenced by the Animal Protection Law or otherwise have an impact on animal protection.
THE LOST ARTICLE ACT
ARTICLE 12. (SEMI LOST ARTICLE):
The possession of article by error, lost article or lost domestic animal applies to this law and civil law Article 253. But in the case of the possession of article by mistake, one cannot claim the cost by Article 3 and the compensation by Article 4.
ARTICLE 253. (THE ACQUISITION OF OWNERSHIP OF THE LOST ARTICLE):
If the owner does not claim the right of ownership within one year of announcement according to the law, the founder has the fight of ownership.
LIVESTOCK PRODUCT SANITATION AND INSPECTION ACT
ARTICLE 2. (DEFINITION, ETC.)
The terminology used in this act shall be defined as follows:
1. “Livestock” means cows, horses, sheep (including wild sheep), and pigs (including wild boars, which breeds domestically). Same with the following: chicken, duck and other animals prescribed by the presidential decree.
LIVESTOCK PRODUCT SANITATION AND INSPECTION ACT ENFORCEMENT ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 2. (EXTENT OF LIVESTOCK):
“Other animals prescribed by the presidential decree” of the Article 2 Paragraph 1 of livestock product sanitation and inspection act are stated following each paragraph.
1. Geese, turkeys, quail, and pheasants but, quails and pheasants are limited to breeding domestically.
* August 28, 1975 – Dogs were added to the list of livestock
* June 13, 1978 – Dogs were removed from the list of livestock