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Article 39. Order and procedures for exit postponement, extension of the exit postponement period, and cancellation of exit postponement

Article 39. Order and procedures for exit postponement, extension of the exit postponement period, and cancellation of exit postponement 

  1. Persons competent to decide on exit postponement shall send documents on postponement, made according to a provided form, to the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security, and also send notices thereof, made according to a provided form, to persons subject to exit postponement, except the case specified in Clause 9, Article 36 of this Law.
  2. During the exit postponement period, when having sufficient grounds to cancel an exit postponement decision, a competent person specified in Article 37 of this Law shall send a document on cancellation of the exit postponement decision, made according to a provided form, to the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security, and immediately send a notice thereof, made according to a provided form, to a person whose exit is postponed.
  3. Before the exit postponement period expires, if it needs to be extended, a competent person specified in Article 37 of this Law shall send a document on extension of the exit postponement period, made according to a provided form, to the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security, and immediately send a notice thereof, made according to a provided form, to a person subject to extension of the exit postponement period.
  4. A competent person specified in Article 37 of this Law shall regularly check persons under his/her management whose exit is postponed in order to decide on extension of the exit postponement period or cancel exit postponement in accordance with Clause 2 or 3 of this Article.
  5. The Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security shall organize exit postponement, extension of the exit postponement period, or cancellation of exit postponement immediately after receiving a decision from a competent person specified in Article 37 of this Law.