1.Promulgated on September 24, 1929 ; Effective from October 10, 1929
2.As amended on January 4, 1982 and effective from January 1, 1983
3.Amended on May 23,2008
4.Amended on June 10,2015
5.Amended on January 13,2021 and effective from January 1, 2023
The effective date of Article 12 and 13 of the Civil Code, which were revised on December 25, 2020, is January 1, 2023.
Majority is attained on January 1, 2023 for those who have reached the eighteenth year of age but not the twentieth before January 1, 2023.
Those who are already entitled to the rights or interests up until the twentieth year of age or majority according to acts and regulations, administrative dispositions, court decisions or contracts, but have not reached the twentieth year of age on January 1, 2023, may still be entitled to the rights or interests until the twentieth year of age unless otherwise provided by law.