What's New
2022-09-30 Act on the Regulation of Nuclear Source Material, Nuclear Fuel Material and Reactors has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-20 The Act Establishing the Children and Families Agency (Outline) has been released.
2022-09-13 Order for Enforcement of the Act on Safety Assurance and Quality Improvement of Feeds has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-13 Dental Practitioners Act has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-12 Cabinet Office Order on Audit Certification of Financial Statements has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-12 Cabinet Office Order on the System for Ensuring the Appropriateness of Documents on Financial Calculation and Other Information has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-12 Basic Act on Fisheries has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-09 Order for Enforcement of the Act on Preventing Environmental Pollution of Mercury (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-09-08 Companies Act (Part V, Part VI, Part VII and Part VIII (Tentative translation)) has been released.
2022-09-08 Companies Act (Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV (Tentative translation)) has been released.
2022-09-05 Regulation on Terminology, Forms and Preparation Methods of Consolidated Financial Statements has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-05 Regulation on Terminology, Forms, and Preparation Methods of Financial Statements has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-05 Regulation on the Terminology, Forms, and Preparation Methods of Quarterly Consolidated Financial Statements has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-05 Regulation on Terminology, Forms, and Preparation Methods of Quarterly Financial Statements has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-05 Regulation on the Terminology, Forms, and Preparation Methods of Interim Consolidated Financial Statements has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-05 Regulation on Terminology, Forms, and Preparation Methods of Interim Financial Statements has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-05 Act on Support for Reconstructing Livelihoods of Disaster Victims has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-09-05 Act on Promoting the Treatment of Marine Debris Affecting the Conservation of Good Coastal Landscapes and Environments as well as Marine Environments to Protect Natural Beauty and Variety (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-08-31 Act on the Protection of Marine Resources has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-08-31 Ministerial Order Specifying Goods and Technologies Pursuant to the Provisions of the Appended Table 1 of the Export Trade Control Order and the Appended Table of the Foreign Exchange Order (Tentative translation) have been released.
2022-08-31 Act on Vesting of Ownership of Land Acquired through Inheritance in the National Treasury (Tentative translation) have been released.
2022-08-31 Ministerial Order on Processes Relating to Electronic or Magnetic Records by Designated Notary (Tentative translation) have been released.
2022-08-29 Ministerial Order on Invisible Trade Connected with Visible Trade (Tentative translation) have been released.
2022-08-29 Act on the Promotion of Administrative Affairs through the Use of Information and Communications Technology (Tentative translation) have been released.
2022-08-29 Regulation on Safety of Containers Relating to International Reciprocal Recognition (Tentative translation) have been released.
2022-08-19 Ministerial Order on Notification of Specified International Species Business and on Registration of Special International Species Business has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-08-19 Ministerial Order on Notification of Specified National Species Business has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-08-18 Act to Partially Amend the Radio Act and the Broadcasting Act (Outline) has been released.
2022-08-17 Government Policy Evaluations Act has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-08-05 Ministerial Order on the Procedure for Collection of Expenses Charged under the Provisions of Article 52 of the Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-08-05 Act on the Prevention of Infectious Diseases in Livestock has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-08-05 Practical Guidelines on Security Control Measures Under the Guidelines for Protection of Personal Information in the Finance Sector have been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-08-02 Ministerial Order on Utilization of Telecommunications Technology in Document Preservation Conducted by Private Business Operators for the Individuals Registration Organization Provided in Article 23, Paragraph (1) of the Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-08-02 Ministerial Order on Utilization of Telecommunications Technology in Document Preservation Conducted by Private Business Operators for the Business Registration Organization and the Certifying Organization Provided Respectively in Article 33-15, Paragraph (1) and Article 33-26, Paragraph (1) of the Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-07-29 Regulations for Import Trade Control (Tentative translation) have been released.
2022-07-25 Order for Enforcement of the Act on Provision of Financial Services (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-07-25 Order for Enforcement of the Payment Services Act (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-07-25 Cabinet Office Order on Crypto-Asset Exchange Service Providers (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-07-25 Cabinet Office Order on Funds Transfer Service Providers (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-07-22 Regulation on Security Deposits by Financial Service Intermediaries (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-07-22 Cabinet Office Order on Prepaid Payment Instruments (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-07-19 Foreign Exchange Order has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-07-19 Ministerial Order on Technical Requirements for Specified Products Related to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-07-19 Order for Enforcement of the Consumer Product Safety Act (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-07-12 Secured Bond Trust Act (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-07-11 Ordinance for Enforcement of the Family Register Act (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-07-01 Patent Act has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-06-27 Regulations for Enforcement of the Act on Special Measures Concerning the Handling of Legal Services by Foreign Lawyers have been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-06-27 Rules of Procedures for Investigation under the Patent Act have been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-06-17 This is a reminder to beware of fake websites claiming to represent Japan's public-sector organizations and companies. (external link) (in Japanese)
2022-06-14 The Proposed Act to Partially Amend the Payment Services Act and Other Related Acts to Establish a Stable and Efficient Payment Services System (Outline) has been released.
2022-06-10 Act on Providing Comprehensive Support for the Daily Life and Life in Society of Persons with Disabilities has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-06-10 Act Partially Amending the Employment Insurance Act (Outline) has been released.
2022-06-06 Enforcement Order of the Insurance Business Act has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-06-06 Insurance Business Act has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-05-26 A Proposed Act to Partially Amend the Certified Public Accountants Act and the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (Outline) has been released.
2022-05-24 Basic Act on Traffic Safety Measures has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-05-23 Basic Space Act (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-05-20 Patent Attorneys Act has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-05-18 Reforming Some of Japan's Fundamental Civil Laws Toward Solving the Issue of Unclaimed Land (Outline of the Act Partially Amending the Civil Code and Other Acts, and of the Act on Vesting Inherited Land in the National Treasury) has been released.
2022-05-17 The Order for Enforcement of the Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-05-16 The Proposed Act to Partially Amend the Consumer Contract Act and the Act on Special Measures Concerning Civil Court Proceedings for the Collective Redress for Property Damage Incurred by Consumers (Outline) has been released.
2022-05-13 The Bill to Partially Amend the Insurance Business Act (Outline) has been released.
2022-05-12 Translation development plan in 2022 has been released.
2022-05-12 Translation development plan in 2021 has been replaced with the revised version.
2022-05-12 Act on the Promotion of Efforts to Eliminate Unfair Discriminatory Speech and Behavior against Persons with Countries of Origin other than Japan has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-05-12 Act on the Promotion of the Elimination of Buraku Discrimination has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-05-11 Rules of Procedures for Cases relating to the Return of a Child under the Act for Implementation of the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Tentative translation) have been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-05-10 The Act on the Use of Information and Communications Technology to Make Payments That Become Part of the National Revenue (Outline) has been released.
2022-05-09 Public Announcement on the Items of Goods Subject to Import Quotas, the Places of Origin or Places of Shipment of Goods Requiring Approval for Import, and Other Necessary Matters Concerning Import of Goods (Part 1 (Tentative translation)) has been released.
2022-05-09 Guidelines Concerning Measures to Be Taken by Employers in Terms of Employment Management in Connection with Problems Arising as a Result of Behavior That Is Based on Dominant Relationships in the Workplace (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-05-02 The Proposed Act Partially Amending the Plant Protection Act (Outline) has been released.
2022-05-02 The Proposed Act Partially Amending the Land Improvement Act (Outline) has been released.
2022-04-27 Cabinet Order on Export Trade Control (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-04-27 Regulations for Export Trade Control (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-04-27 High Pressure Gas Safety Act (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-04-27 Act on Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in Employment (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-04-27 Act on the Promotion of Female Participation and Career Advancement in the Workplace (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-04-27 The Board of Audit Act (Tentative translation) has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-04-26 Regulation for Enforcement of the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (Tentative translation) has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-04-26 Act on the Authority of the Minister of Justice over Suits Relating to the Interests of the State (Tentative translation) has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-04-26 Dental Medical Practitioners' Act (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-04-22 Regulation for Enforcement of the Act on the Securitization of Assets (Tentative translation) has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-04-22 Act on the Securitization of Assets (Tentative translation) has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-04-21 The Proposed Act Partially Amending the Act on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices, and Other Acts (Outline) has been released.
2022-04-19 The Board of Audit Act (Tentative translation) has been released.
2022-04-18 The Proposed Act Partially Amending the Child Welfare Act and Other Legislation (Outline) has been released.
2022-04-15 The Proposed Act Partially Amending the Civil Aeronautics Act and Other Legislation (Outline) has been released.
2022-04-13 FY2022 Tax Reform(Outline) has been released.
2022-03-31 Act for Mutual Recognition between Japan and Foreign States on the Results of Conformity Assessments for Specified Equipment has been replaced with the finalized translation.
2022-03-25 The website has been renewed.
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