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Cybersecurity Basic Act Adopted (December 10, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Recently the vulnerability of Japan's cybersecurity has been a subject of concern. (Yuriy Humber & ...
New Law and Tax Measure to Promote Demolition and Reuse of Abandoned Houses (December 05, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Japan has recently taken two measures that apply to the management of vacant housing. Abandoned houses ...
Topic: Housing and community development; Property tax
New Revenge Porn Prevention Act (November 26, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
The Diet (Japan's parliament) recently enacted the Revenge Porn Prevention Act. (Shiji seiteki gazou ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Three New "Promotion Acts" Under Jurisdiction of Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry (September 25, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
The last three acts of the 2014 regular Diet session, promulgated on June 26, 2014, were ...
Topic: Agricultural practices; Agriculture and food; Aquaculture
Geographical Indication Act Promulgated (September 24, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Japan's Geographical Indication (GI) Act was promulgated on June 25, 2014. (Act No. 84, 2014, ...
Topic: Agriculture and food; Trademarks
Other Professionals Expand Practice Areas, Lawyers Displeased (September 17, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Although the total number of lawyers (bengoshi) who can represent clients in the courts is small ...
Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Lawyers and legal services
Supreme Court Strikes Down Sentence by Lay Judges (September 04, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
On July 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Japan rendered a controversial decision on sentencing in ...
Topic: Criminal procedure; Sentencing
Supreme Court Rules Even If No Blood Tie, Parent/Child Relationship Remains (August 15, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Japan's Supreme Court decided on July 17, 2014, in two similar cases, that the legal father-child ...
Topic: Families ; Paternity
Cabinet Adoption of Constitutional Interpretation Allowing Japan to Engage in Collective Self Defense (August 04, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Japan's Cabinet adopted a resolution on July 1, 2014, that allows Japanese Self Defense Forces (SDF) ...
Topic: Constitution; Military law; National security
Possession of Child Pornography Finally Punishable (August 04, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Since 2008, the Japanese government has pushed for an amendment of the law to make the ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against children; Pornography; Sex offenses
16th National Holiday Added (July 15, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; ...
Topic: Employee benefits; Labor
Support for Raising Children of the Next Generation (June 24, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Because of the country's low birthrate and problems arising from a shrinking population, since 1994 the ...
Topic: Child welfare; Families
New Laws for Healthcare and Medical Strategy (June 10, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
The Act to Promote Healthcare and Medical Strategy was promulgated in Japan on May 30, 2014. ...
Topic: Health; Health promotion and preventive care; Medical research
New Water Circulation Basic Act (May 20, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
The Water Circulation Basic Act was promulgated in Japan on April 2, 2014. (Act ...
Topic: Forests and timber; Natural resources; Water resources
Promotion of Investment in Overseas Infrastructure Projects (May 05, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, ...
Topic: Foreign trade and international finance; Transportation and public works
Support and Promotion of Amami and Ogasawara Islands (April 24, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
The Diet (Japan's parliament) recently extended the effect of special acts that promote two remote island ...
Topic: Rural development; Tourism
Gang Member Convicted of Fraud for Playing Golf While Hiding His Gang Membership (April 18, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
The Japanese Supreme Court has recently reached different conclusions in similar cases involving golf course policies ...
Topic: Fraud and financial crimes; Judiciary
Basic Law on Measures Against Health Problems Caused by Alcohol Intake (February 05, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
A law that establishes measures on alcohol-related problems, including health issues and alcoholism, was enacted in ...
Topic: Alcoholic beverages; Health
Government Employees Permitted Leave to Accompany Spouses Abroad (December 24, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda
At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants ...
Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Officials and employees
Renewable Energy Production to Aid Agricultural, Forestry, and Fishing Villages (December 18, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda
The Diet, Japan's parliament, recently enacted the Act on Promotion of Generating Renewable Energy Harmonized with ...
Topic: Alternative and renewable resources; Energy; Energy efficiency and conservation
Last updated: December 10, 2014