Special law to redeem pro-Japanese collaborators' property
|Special law to redeem pro-Japanese collaborators' property|
|Hangul||친일반민족행위자 재산의 국가귀속에 관한 특별법|
|Hanja||親日反民族行為者 財產의 國家歸屬에 關한 特別法|
|Revised Romanization||Chinil Banminjok Haengwija Jaesan-ui Gukga Gwisog-e gwanhan Teukbyeolbeop|
|McCune–Reischauer||Ch'inil Panminjok Haengwija Chaesanŭi Kukka Kwisoge gwanhan T'ŭkpyŏlpŏp|
The special law to redeem pro-Japanese collaborators' property is a special South Korean law that passed the South Korean National Assembly on December 8, 2005, and was enacted on December 29, 2005. Under this law, the South Korean government may nationalize land and other properties owned by Korean collaborators (chinilpa), who supported the Japanese administrators who ruled Korea, Japanese colonists, and their descendants.
The confiscated properties are redistributed to other Koreans. Koreans who fought against Japanese colonial rule receive special priority in these distributions, to reward their actions.
- "Politics, price of Seoul's collaboration probe". Asia Times. 31 May 2005. Retrieved 2007-08-22.
- "Committee OKs Seizure of Collaborators' Property". The Chosun Ilbo. 7 December 2005. Archived from the original on June 17, 2008. Retrieved 2007-08-22.
- "World Briefing, Asia: South Korea: Crackdown On Collaborators". The New York Times. 3 May 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-22.
- "State to Confiscate Land of Pro-Japanese Collaborators". The Korea Times. 13 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-04.
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