The Ministry of Government Legislation is part of the Korean history
1392 ~ 1892
The Geom-sang-jo-rye-sa, which played the role of MOLEG during the Joseon Dynasty.
Inearly Joseon Dynasty(1392 - 1910), Geum-sang-jo-rye-sa under Eui- jeong-bu was in charge of government legislative affairs. Before the decree of the king was presented to the Eui-jeong-bu, the decree had to go under close examination by the Geom-sang-jo-rye-sa. This system ensured that there wouldn’t be any inconsistencies or conflicts during the execution of administrative affairs.
The Ministry of Government Legislation
In accordance with the law No.1, the National Government Organization Act, it was established in 1948 under the jurisdiction of the Prime Minister’s office, composed of 1 agency, 3 bureaus, 10 divisions and 1 library
1954 ~ 1960
Reorganization with the amendment of constitution
On November 29, 1954, as the Prime Minister System was abolished, the name changed to the Legislative Coun- seling Office of the Ministry of Justice (cabinet ministerial level), having the position of independent central administrative agency. In 1960, the Parliamentary Cabinet system was adopted and as the Secretariat of State Council was established, it was reorganized into the Government Legislative Bureau in the Secretariat of State Council.
1962 ~ present
Return to the Ministry of Government Legislation
On December 26, 1962, the government organization was restructured to that of the presidential system because of the amendment of the Constitution. The Ministry of Government Legislation was restored to its independent status as a federal administrative body, the status of which continues to this day. It relocated from Seoul to Sejong in December, 2014.
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- 3. Old Central Government
- 4. Gwanghwamun Seoul Government
- 5. Sejong Government Complex