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Japanese Law, Cases, Governments: Statutory Research -- "Law Search"

A Website for the translation of Japanese laws and regulations and links to Japanese governmental agencies.

Keyword Search

Bring laws which contain the word "telecommunications" in any part of the law. 

Law Title Search

Bring laws whose title has the word "telecommunications."

Indicators

: A law for which its text is untranslaï½”ed and only the title was translated.
: A repeal law.
- "Amendment" and "Dictonary Ver." displayed in the upper part of the law text represent the followings, respectively:
"Amendment": the number of an amended law wihch was lastly applied to the displayed text of the law, to which the last amendment may not applied.
"Dictionary Ver.": the version of the Standard Bilingual Dictionary on which the translation of the law was based.

Download

You can download data of laws in various file formats from the text display screen.

Operating Environment

The supporting browsers are as follows:
  * InternetExplorer 5.5 SP2 or later
  * Netscape 7.0 or later
  * Safari 2.0 or later

Search Methods

 Example:  “Telecommunications”

Law Search allows you to search text of laws by the following ways: 

  * Search by terms (keywords) contained in laws.

  * Search by law titles.

  * Search by act (law) numbers.

  * Search by categories of law.

  * Search by organizations.

 By clicking the title of the law in the list of search results, you can display the law text.

Act (Law) Number Search

If you know the act (law) number, then you can search law by its number.

 

Example:

"Act on Special Provisions of the Telecommunications Business Law, etc. Attendant upon the Enforcement of the "Agreement under ARTICLE VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of America regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in Japan" 

 

Act No : 107 of April 28, 1952

 

Enter a law number and click on the search button.

   No.

 

 

Category Search

If you know the topic of the law you are looking for, you can go to the category search to search law by its category.  Here the category search is equivalent to "topical law" search. 

 

Example:

"Act on Special Provisions of the Telecommunications Business Law, etc. Attendant upon the Enforcement of the "Agreement under ARTICLE VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of America regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in Japan" 

 

This law falls into the category "Transport and Communication."  If you click on the box of " Transport and Communication,"  you will be able to find the act.

Organization Search

If you know which government institution issued the law that you are searching for, you will be able to find the law by the organization.

 

Example:

 "Act on Special Provisions of the Telecommunications Business Law, etc. Attendant upon the Enforcement of the "Agreement under ARTICLE VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of America regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in Japan" 

You can click on the box of "Internal Affairs and Communications."

Subject Guide

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Keiko Okuhara
Contact:
William S. Richardson School of Law Library

The University of Hawaii at Manoa

2525 Dole St.

Honolulu, HI 96822
Subjects:Japan - Law

Roppo -- Six Laws

“Roppo” comes from the enactment of six fundamental codes:

Constitution ( Promulgated November 3, 1946) 

Constitution of the Empire of Japan ( 1889 Meiji Constitution)  

Civil Code   

Code of Civil Procedure 

Criminal Code 

Code of Criminal Procedure 

Code of Criminal Procedure Part III

Rules of Criminal Procedure

Related links to Roppo