The Prosecution Service Time Capsule was installed. The Forensic Science Guidance Division and the Forensic Science Operation Division were integrated into the Forensic Science Division.
Received IMF-led Bailout
Joined the OECD
The SPO relocated from Seosomun-dong (in Seoul) to the current location in Seocho-dong (also in Seoul).
The Committee for Information Computerization of the Prosecution Service was established at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office.
The 21st Century Research and Planning Group was established at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office, as a means of facilitating further research on the long-term development strategy of the prosecution service. The Civil Petition Prosecution System was expanded throughout the six District Prosecutors' Offices in Korea.
The development of Korea's first genetic identification technique was achieved.
- Joined the UN
- The Headquarters for the Special Investigation of Corruption Amongst Public Officials and Community Elites was established at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office. The Forensic Science Guidance Division, Environmental Crime Division, Genetic Identification Division, and Narcotics Identification Division were established at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office.