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- An update translation of the Insurance Business Act (Tentative translation) has been released. (August 26, 2016)
- An update translation of the Ministerial Ordinance to Provide for Criteria Pursuant to Article 7, paragraph (1), item (ii) of the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act (tentative translation) has been released. (August 26, 2016)
- The tentative translation of the Ordinance on Prevention of Ionizing Radiation Hazards at Works to Decontaminate Soil and Waste Contaminated by Radioactive Materials Resulting from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Related Works has been replaced with the finalized translation. (August 26, 2016)
- The tentative translation of the National Public Service Act has been replaced with the finalized translation. (August 26, 2016)
- A translation of Act on Emergency Measures against Acts of Buying Up or Holding Back Sales of Goods Related to Everyday Life, etc. (Tentative translation) has been released. (August 23, 2016)