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ID Number Act Expanded Even Before Becoming Operative (September 16, 2015) by Sayuri Umeda

The Diet (Japan's legislature) has amended and expanded an act that establishes a personal identification (ID) ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions; Employee benefits; Government documents; Health information and medical records; Health insurance; Social security; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Japan

Planned E-Cigarette Ban Controversial (August 19, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's Trade Minister, Rachmat Gobel, announced on May 18, 2015, that the government planned to ban ...

Topic: Excise taxes; Government ethics and transparency; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Biometric Passports Become Standard (August 12, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Based on a rule effective August 10, 2015, all passports newly issued by Sri Lanka will ...

Topic: Government documents; Visas and passports
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Government Officials to Take Constitutional Oath (July 27, 2015) by Laney Zhang

On July 1, 2015, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of the People's ...

Topic: Constitution; Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: China

New Rules Facilitate Taiwan Residents Traveling to the Mainland (July 22, 2015) by Laney Zhang

On June 14, 2015, the State Council of the People's Republic of China amended an administrative ...

Topic: Government documents; Tourism; Visas and passports
Jurisdiction: China; Taiwan

Updated Legislation on Territorial Entities and their Financial Stability (July 22, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

On June 20, 2015, Decree-Law No. 78, on sub-national territorial entities, entered into effect in Italy. ...

Topic: Budget; Executive agencies; Government ethics and transparency; Officials and employees; Sovereignty; State and local finance; State and local government
Jurisdiction: Italy

New Anti-Terrorism Legislation Entered Into Force (July 10, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On June 20 and on June 30, 2015, new anti-terrorism legislation entered into force in Germany. ...

Topic: Border security; Criminal code; Government documents; Terrorism; Visas and passports
Jurisdiction: Germany

New Legislation Against Public Corruption and Organized Crime (June 25, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

On June 14, 2015, new legislation fighting criminal conduct against the state, organized crime activities, and ...

Topic: Corporate income tax; Corruption; Crimes against property; Criminal code; Criminal procedure; Fraud and financial crimes; Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: Italy

Regulations Aimed at Stemming Parental Kidnapping Take Effect (June 08, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 1, 2015, South African immigration regulations imposing certain rules on parents and others traveling ...

Topic: Crimes against children; Government documents; Immigration
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Presidential Instruction on Fighting Corruption Issued (June 04, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 26, 2015, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo (known familiarly in Indonesia as Jokowi) formally issued ...

Topic: Corruption; Government documents; Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Receipt of Sick Leave Benefits Will Depend on Healthy Life Style (June 01, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On May 27, 2015, it was reported that Russian legislators had discussed the possibility of providing ...

Topic: Government; Health care funding; Health insurance
Jurisdiction: Russia

Anti-Graft Law Planned (March 16, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's State Ministry of National Development Planning is drafting a new regulation to combat corruption in ...

Topic: Executive agencies; Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Security Clearance Restrictions on Employees with Relatives Abroad (March 06, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On January 15, 2015, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation upheld the constitutionality of the ...

Topic: Freedom of information; Government; National security
Jurisdiction: Russia

Two Commissions on War Crimes Established (February 25, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 10, 2015, the government of Nepal established two commissions to investigate allegations of war ...

Topic: Executive agencies; Government; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Extension of Deadlines for Reorganization of Government Entities (February 04, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

Italy has passed additional legislation, effective on December 31, 2014, aimed at promoting efficiency and eliminating ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Executive agencies; Government; Officials and employees; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Italy

Act on Protection of Specially Designated Secrets (January 23, 2015) by Sayuri Umeda

The Act on the Protection of Specially Designated Secrets (SDS Act) that was promulgated on December ...

Topic: Government documents; National security
Jurisdiction: Japan

Foreign Citizens Admitted to Cabinet Level Positions (December 24, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On December 2, 2014, the President of Ukraine announced that he had granted Ukrainian citizenship to ...

Topic: Employee hiring; Government; Guest workers
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

Draft Laws to Promote Digital Economy (December 17, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On December 16, 2014, it was reported that Thailand's Cabinet approved two draft laws on information ...

Topic: Business investment and capital; Government; Information technology
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Measures to Reactivate the Economy, Promote Development, and Reduce Bureaucracy (November 19, 2014) by Dante Figueroa

The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (

Topic: Aviation and airports; Budget; Economic development; Government lending and loan guarantees; Transportation and public works
Jurisdiction: Italy

New Law on State Attorneys (November 04, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On October 14, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's legislature, adopted the Law on the Procuracy. (

Topic: Constitution; Crime and law enforcement; Government; Judiciary; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

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Last updated: September 16, 2015