The Korean Civil Code (KCC) is the country’s civil law code, which outlines legal obligations of a person, as well as legal remedies for people who have suffered unlawful discrimination.
The code has been amended several times since it was first introduced in 1955.
Below is a brief summary of the key sections in the KCC.1.
Protection of Persons with Disabilities The KCC protects the rights of people with disabilities, including the right to have their own place of employment, housing, education, social services, and healthcare.2.
Employment Discrimination A person is considered to have been discriminated against in his/her employment if he/she is required to work at a particular job, is discriminated against by employers because of disability, or has been subjected to discrimination in the workplace.3.
Employment Insurance (EI) The K CC provides for the right of people who work for employers to have access to EI.
However, it is also possible to obtain EI benefits on the basis of the disability of the person to whom they are related.4.
Discrimination in the Workplace A person who works at a job that discriminates against the person with disabilities or an employee with a disability has the right not to be discriminated against on the grounds of disability in his or her job.
This right does not extend to other people, such as parents, or family members of the employee.5.
Discrimination at Home A person has the rights to live and to receive adequate food, shelter, and other essentials in his home.
This includes the right, in the case of a home health care facility, to provide essential care.6.
Discrimination Against the Person with Disability or an Employee with a Disability In addition to the rights set out in the Civil Code, there are other rights and protections that apply to people with a disabilities in Korea.
The Korean Constitution provides that people with disability have the same rights as everyone else.
This means that a person with a physical disability may not be excluded from a job or receive employment benefits.
Also, the rights and benefits of people having a physical or mental disability are protected.7.
Discrimination against the Persons with a Disabilities of a Family Members and Children (KFP) The rights and responsibilities of a parent or legal guardian of a child with a specific disability, such the disability in the person’s face, can also be violated by employers and employers cannot discriminate against people with special needs, as the KFP is considered the most sensitive and important case of discrimination against people who are related by blood.8.
Rights of Persons in Group Accommodation In Korea, people with mobility problems, deafness, hearing disabilities, and speech and hearing problems are entitled to be accommodated in group accommodation.
This accommodation is often offered by companies, and it is important to note that it may also be offered by local authorities, which are responsible for managing the accommodation.9.
Civil Law, Discrimination, and Other Issues The Korean Criminal Code (PC), the Korean Social Security Law (KSS), and other legal instruments, such that people have the right under them to the protection of the law and the right and the means to seek justice in cases of civil and criminal wrongs, are some of the rights that apply in the Korean context.
The Korean Civil Rights Act (KCR) is another important document that protects the civil rights of the Korean people, which includes the following rights:1.
Rights against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, including those for which the victim suffers great bodily or mental pain or suffering, and which are punishable under law.2: The right to life and to liberty.3: The freedom to be independent, including that of the press and freedom of expression.4: The rights to freedom of movement and the freedom from arbitrary arrest.5: The protection of persons from torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment, including torture and ill-treatment.6: The prohibition on arbitrary arrests and detentions and on any arbitrary acts of public officials and military or other security forces.7: The provisions against excessive use of force.8: The protections against arbitrary detention and against unlawful detention, deprivation of liberty, and unlawful detention of people charged with criminal offenses.9: The restrictions on the freedom of assembly and expression, including against unlawful incitement to commit crimes.10: The fundamental rights of all people, including freedom of opinion and expression.11: The principles of equality, fraternity, and solidarity, including to the extent to which they are violated by the actions of government and by private persons.12: The guarantee of equal protection of law and of equal dignity and rights for all citizens, including racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, cultural, and linguistic minorities.13: The rule of law.14: The equality before the law.15: The principle of human dignity.16: The abolition of discrimination based on race, nationality,