Amendment of Articles 1, 77, 77-1, and 81 of the Compulsory Enforcement Act was announced by the President on 4th of June, 2014. Major amendments include: (1) adding Paragraph 2 to Article 1, codifying the principle of proportionality in the procedures of compulsory enforcement; (2) adding required items to be specified by enforcement judges or clerks when seizing real property, including items from on-site investigation such as houses built with sea sand or radiant material, earthquake damage, severe water leaks, fire damage, houses with unnatural death records, or other special situations which may impact a transaction.

Michael Kao