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Article 245
 

(Carrying Weapons at Polling Station, etc.)


(1) Any person who enters a polling station (including a place in which a polling station under Article 149 (3) or (4) is established) or ballot-counting place or an election commission office carrying arms, weapon, explosive, or something else capable of killing or wounding a human being shall be punished by imprisonment with prison labor for not more than seven years.


<Amended by Act No. 9974, Jan. 25, 2010; Act No. 12267, Jan. 17, 2014>


(2) Any person who enters the place for a speech and interview, or the place for an interview and debate meeting as prescribed in this Act, carrying
the things provided in paragraph (1), without justifiable grounds, shall be punished by imprisonment with prison labor for not more than three years
or by a fine not exceeding six million won.


<Amended by Act No. 7189, Mar. 12, 2004>


(3) Where a crime provided in paragraph (1) or (2) is committed, any thing that may kill or wound a human being, such as a weapon, and which
he/she carries with himself shall be confiscated.