Act on the Punishment of Arrangement of Commercial Sex Acts
Article 11 (Special Cases concerning Foreign Women)
① When a foreign woman files a report on any offense prescribed in this Act or a foreign women is investigated as a victim of sexual traffic, an order for compulsory deportation referred to in Article 49 of the Immigration Control Act and internment referred to in Article 51 of the same Act shall not be issued or executed until a disposition not to institute a public action is issued or a public prosecution is instituted against the relevant case. In such cases, an investigative agency shall take necessary measures for immigration control, such as informing a regional immigration office of the personal matters and place of living of such foreign woman. <Amended by Act No. 12421, Mar. 18, 2014>
② After instituting a public prosecution against a case referred to in paragraph (1), a prosecutor may request the heads of the relevant agencies, such as the chief of a regional immigration office, to suspend the execution of an order for compulsory deportation under paragraph (1) or temporarily lift internment under the same paragraph for a fixed period of time, taking into account the actual conditions of victims of sexual traffic, testimony, necessity for compensation and other circumstances. <Amended by Act No. 12421, Mar. 18, 2014>
③ The relevant foreign women may use shelters, etc. during the period in which the execution of an order for compulsory deportation is suspended or internment is temporarily lifted pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2).
④ When an investigative agency investigates a foreign woman as a victim of sexual traffic, the agency shall inform her that she can file a claim for compensation in accordance with the Act on Special Cases concerning Expedition, etc. of Legal Proceedings.
⑤ When a foreign woman who is a victim of sexual traffic files a claim for compensation in accordance with the Act on Special Cases concerning Expedition, etc. of Legal Proceedings, paragraph (1) shall apply mutatis mutandis to such foreign woman until a relevant order of compensation is made final and conclusive.