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Republic of Korea
  • Constitution of the Republic of Korea1, 1948

The Constitution of the Republic of Korea, in its 1987 amendment and its Article 35, states that “all citizens shall have the right to a healthy and pleasant environment. The State and all citizens shall endeavour to protect the environment. The substance of the environmental right is determined by the Natural Environment Conservation Act.”

For further information, please access the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea's website.

1. The English translation of the Constitution the Republic of Korea can be found on the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea’s website.