Korean Reunification from a Legal Perspective

After taking office, Park Geun Hye has expressed the government’s strong will towards unifying the two Koreas through the Dresden Declaration, and has inaugurated a special reunification committee for establishing practical, detailed reunification plans. As she engages with Kim Jong Un’s unstable reign over North Korea, expectations of reunification are increasing. If unification happens suddenly, social integration will become one of the main issues and hence the maintenance of regulations will be essential. Since the study of Korean reunification legislation so far has revolved around research into North Korean law itself, it is time to focus on ‘reunification laws’ with action plans that

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