South Korea/ 5.1 General legislation  

5.1.1 Constitution

Article 9 states that “the states have an obligation to put forth effort in bequeathing and developing traditional culture and creatively enhancing national culture”. Article 11 states that, “no person should be discriminated against by his or her gender and religion or not to be discriminated according to social status in every field of life such as political, economical, social, and cultural”. Article 22 describes “Every citizen has the freedom of arts and academic thinking”. It follows with the description that “rights of author, inventor, scientist, and artists are protected by law”.

Chapter published: 29-11-2013