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  1. France - - International agreement

    Accord sous forme d'échange de lettres entre le Gouvernement de la République française et le Gouvernement du Japon portant modification de l'accord du 8 janvier 1999 relatif au visa «vacances-travail», signées à Paris le 9 juin 2016. - Accord

    Adoption: 2016-06-09 | INT-2016-IA-102814

    A été publié par la France par le décret n° 2016-1227 du 16 septembre 2016.

  2. Japan - - International agreement

    Accord sous forme d'échange de lettres entre le Gouvernement de la République française et le Gouvernement du Japon portant modification de l'accord du 8 janvier 1999 relatif au visa «vacances-travail», signées à Paris le 9 juin 2016. - Accord

    Adoption: 2016-06-09 | INT-2016-IA-102814

    A été publié par la France par le décret n° 2016-1227 du 16 septembre 2016.

  3. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance implementing the Promotion of the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Law with respect to Seafarers (Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport No. 22 of 31 March 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-03-31 | JPN-2016-R-102980

  4. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance on the designation of the training specified in Article 48-17(1) paras. (i) and (ii) of the Human Resources Development Promotion Law (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Ordinance No. 31 of 15 March 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-03-15 | JPN-2016-R-102959

  5. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance implementing the Promotion of Youth Employment Law with respect to Seafarers (Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport No. 11 of 29 February 2016) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-02-29 | JPN-2016-R-102981

  6. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order establishing the provisions of the Law on Labour under Article 11 of the Law on Promotion of Employment of Youth (Cabinet Order No. 4 of 14 January 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-14 | JPN-2016-R-102974

  7. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance implementing the Promotion of Youth Employment Law (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare No. 155 of 30 September 2015) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-30 | JPN-2015-R-102975

  8. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance implementing the Law concerning the Promotion of Women's Career Activities (Ordinance No. 51 of 2015) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-24 | JPN-2015-R-102961

  9. Japan - - Law, Act

    Law on Promotion of Measures for Securing Treatment according to the Duties of Workers (Law No. 69 of 16th September 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-16 | JPN-2015-L-102977

    Regulates the way that employees are to be treated which is according to the duties they perform and not their employment status.

  10. Japan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Enforcement Order for the Law concerning the Promotion of Women's Career Activities (Cabinet Order No. 318 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-04 | JPN-2015-M-102973

  11. Japan - - Law, Act

    Law concerning the Promotion of Women's Career Activities (Law No. 64 of 4 September 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-08-28 | Date of entry into force: 2016-04-01 | Date of end of application: 2026-04-01 | JPN-2015-L-102960

    The Law applies to both the public and private sector and obliges large-scale companies with 301 or more employees, to establish quantitative targets to promote women's career activities. The Government has an obligation to draft and adopt a policy on the development of women's careers.

  12. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance implementing the Special Measures concerning Fixed-Term Employees with Expert Knowledge Law (Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare No. 35 of March 18, 2015) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-03-18 | JPN-2015-R-102978

  13. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Order implementing article 5 of the Special Measures of Fixed-Term Employees with Expert Knowledge Law (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Order No. 36 of 18 March 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-03-18 | JPN-2015-R-102979

  14. Japan - - Law, Act

    Special Measures concerning Fixed-Term Employees with Expert Knowledge Law (Law No. 137 of November 28, 2014). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-11-28 | JPN-2014-L-102976

  15. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance concerning the Promotion of the Prevention of Death from Overwork, etc. Council (Ordinance No. 340 of October 17, 2014) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-17 | JPN-2014-R-98139

  16. Japan - - International agreement

    Convention en matière de sécurité sociale entre le Grand-Duché de Luxembourg et le Japon, signée à Tokyo le 10 octobre 2014. - Convention de sécurité sociale Text in English

    Adoption: 2014-10-10 | INT-2014-IA-101744

    Approuvée par le Luxembourg par loi, le 5 avril 2016.

    Partie I: Dispositions générales
    Partie II: Dispositions concernant la législation applicable
    Partie III: Dispositions concernant les prestations
    Partie IV: Dispositions diverses
    Partie V: Dispositions transitoires et finales

  17. Luxembourg - - International agreement

    Convention en matière de sécurité sociale entre le Grand-Duché de Luxembourg et le Japon, signée à Tokyo le 10 octobre 2014. - Convention de sécurité sociale Text in English

    Adoption: 2014-10-10 | INT-2014-IA-101744

    Approuvée par le Luxembourg par loi, le 5 avril 2016.

    Partie I: Dispositions générales
    Partie II: Dispositions concernant la législation applicable
    Partie III: Dispositions concernant les prestations
    Partie IV: Dispositions diverses
    Partie V: Dispositions transitoires et finales

  18. Japan - - Law, Act

    Death from Overwork, etc. Prevention and Promotion Law (Law No. 100 of June 27, 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-27 | Date of entry into force: 2014-11-01 | JPN-2014-L-98140

  19. Japan - - Law, Act

    Law on the Promotion of Inland Fisheries (Law No. 103 of June 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-02 | JPN-2014-L-102958

  20. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend part of the Regulations for the Prevention of Asbestos Injuries (June 1, 2014, Ordinance No. 50). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-01 | JPN-2014-R-98155

  21. Hungary - - Law, Act

    Act CLII/2013 on the promulgation of the Agreement between the Hungarian Republic and Japan on social security. (2013. évi CLII. törvény a Magyarország és Japán között a szociális biztonságról szóló Egyezmény kihirdetésérol ) - Magyar Közlöny - Official Gazette

    Adoption: 2013-09-30 | Date of entry into force: 2013-10-09 | INT-2013-L-96517

    Part I. General provisions.
    Part II. Provisions relating to the applicable laws.
    Part III. Social benefit
    Chapter I. Provisions on benefits in Japan
    Chapter II. Provisions on benefits in Hungary
    Part IV. Miscellaneous provisions.
    Part V. Transitional and final provisions.

  22. Japan - - Law, Act

    Act CLII/2013 on the promulgation of the Agreement between the Hungarian Republic and Japan on social security. (2013. évi CLII. törvény a Magyarország és Japán között a szociális biztonságról szóló Egyezmény kihirdetésérol ) - Magyar Közlöny - Official Gazette

    Adoption: 2013-09-30 | Date of entry into force: 2013-10-09 | INT-2013-L-96517

    Part I. General provisions.
    Part II. Provisions relating to the applicable laws.
    Part III. Social benefit
    Chapter I. Provisions on benefits in Japan
    Chapter II. Provisions on benefits in Hungary
    Part IV. Miscellaneous provisions.
    Part V. Transitional and final provisions.

  23. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance defining the criteria for the total contract period under the Labour Contract Law, Article 18(1) (Ordinance No. 148 of October 26, 2012) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-10-26 | JPN-2012-R-98144

  24. Japan - - Law, Act

    Law for Partial Revision of the Law for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched Workers (The Revised Worker Dispatching Law) (2012) . - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-10-01 | JPN-2012-L-98141

  25. Japan - - Law, Act

    Law on support of employment of specified job seekers through implementation of job training, etc. 2011 (Law No. 47 of 2011). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-10-01 | JPN-2011-L-98142

  26. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance implementing the Law on support of employment of specified job seekers through implementation of job training, etc. 2011 (Ordinance No. 93 of July 25, 2011) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-25 | JPN-2011-R-98143

  27. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend part of the Regulations for the Prevention of Asbestos Injuries (July 1, 2011, Ordinance No. 83). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-01 | JPN-2011-R-98154

  28. Japan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Basic Plan for Working Youth Welfare Measures (No. 9) (2011).

    Adoption: 2011-04 | JPN-2011-M-95611

    This is a policy document set forth by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare based on the Article 6 of the Working Youth Welfare Act.

  29. Jordan - - International agreement

    Corporation Agreement between The Government of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The Government of Japan concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy. - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2011-02-01 | JOR-2011-IA-90925

    The Government of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The Government of Japan have signed on 10 September 2010 in Amman, Jordan an agreement that will enhance and develop cooperation between them in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

    This Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date on which the Parties exchange diplomatic notes informing each other that their respective internal procedures necessary for entry into force of this Agreement have been completed.

  30. Japan - - International agreement

    Corporation Agreement between The Government of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The Government of Japan concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy. - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2011-02-01 | JOR-2011-IA-90925

    The Government of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The Government of Japan have signed on 10 September 2010 in Amman, Jordan an agreement that will enhance and develop cooperation between them in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

    This Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date on which the Parties exchange diplomatic notes informing each other that their respective internal procedures necessary for entry into force of this Agreement have been completed.

  31. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance amending the Industrial Safety and Health Law [Law No. 57 of 1972] (Ordinance No. 4 of January 14, 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-01-14 | JPN-2011-R-98153

  32. Japan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Basic Plan for Human Resources Development Promotion (No. 9) (2011).

    Adoption: 2011 | JPN-2011-M-95610

    This is a policy document set forth by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare based on the Article 5 of the Human Resources Development Promotion Act.

  33. Switzerland - - International agreement

    Convention de sécurité sociale entre la Confédération suisse et le Japon, conclue le 22 octobre 2010. - Convention de sécurité sociale

    Adoption: 2010-10-22 | Date of entry into force: 2012-03-01 | INT-2010-IA-90361

    Approuvée par la Suisse par Arrêté fédéral du 13 septembre 2011, publié au Recueil officiel du droit fédéral n° 14 du 3 avril 2012.
    Titre I: Dispositions générales
    Titre II: Dispositions légales applicables
    Titre III: Dispositions relatives aux prestations
    Titre IV: Dispositions diverses
    Titre V: Dispositions transitoires et dispositions finales
    Prévoit le principe d'égalité de traitement et contient des dispositions relatives aux prestations versées aux membres d'équipage de navires.

  34. Japan - - International agreement

    Convention de sécurité sociale entre la Confédération suisse et le Japon, conclue le 22 octobre 2010. - Convention de sécurité sociale

    Adoption: 2010-10-22 | Date of entry into force: 2012-03-01 | INT-2010-IA-90361

    Approuvée par la Suisse par Arrêté fédéral du 13 septembre 2011, publié au Recueil officiel du droit fédéral n° 14 du 3 avril 2012.
    Titre I: Dispositions générales
    Titre II: Dispositions légales applicables
    Titre III: Dispositions relatives aux prestations
    Titre IV: Dispositions diverses
    Titre V: Dispositions transitoires et dispositions finales
    Prévoit le principe d'égalité de traitement et contient des dispositions relatives aux prestations versées aux membres d'équipage de navires.

  35. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Parental leave, family care leave, childcare etc. Law relating to the welfare of workers to perform family care and Cabinet Order Extract on the improvement of relations ordinance due to the enforcement of the Law to Amend the Employment Insurance Law (Decree No. 40 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-03-25 | JPN-2010-R-98138

  36. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance amending the Industrial Safety and Health Law [Law No. 57 of 1972] (Ordinance No. 295 of December 24, 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-12-24 | JPN-2009-R-98152

  37. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend part of the Regulations for the Prevention of Asbestos Injuries (February 5, 2009, Ordinance No. 9). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-02-05 | JPN-2009-R-98151

  38. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance amending the Industrial Safety and Health Law [Law No. 57 of 1972] (Ordinance No. 349 of November 12, 2008). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-11-12 | JPN-2008-R-98150

  39. Japan - - Law, Act

    Law on Improvement of Working Conditions of Health Care Workers with View to Securing Care Work Forces (Law No. 44 of 2008). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008 | JPN-2008-L-89920

  40. Japan - - Law, Act

    Labour Contracts Law, 2007 (Law No. 128 of 2007). - English Translation

    Adoption: 2007-12-05 | JPN-2007-L-79056

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Establishment of and Changes to a Labour Contract
    Chapter III - Continuation and Termination of a Labour Contract
    Chapter IV - Fixed Term Labour Contract
    Chapter V - Miscellaneous Provisions

  41. Japan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Guidelines for the Measures, etc. concerning the Employment Management Improvement, etc. for Part-Time Workers to Be Taken by Business Operators (Public Notice of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare No. 326 of October 1, 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-10-01 | JPN-2007-M-95140

  42. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance amending the Industrial Safety and Health Law [Law No. 57 of 1972] (Ordinance No. 281 of September 7, 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-09-07 | JPN-2007-R-98149

  43. Japan - - Law, Act

    Law to amend a part of the Employment Measures Law and a part of the Law concerning the Promotion of Local Employment Development (Law No. 79 of 2007).

    Adoption: 2007-06-08 | Date of entry into force: 2007-09-08 | JPN-2007-L-76564

    The first part ensures employment opportunities for workers by: banning firms from placing age limits when recruiting and hiring employees; conducting practical vocational training programmes; and making it obligatory for firms to report the situation concerning employment of foreign workers. The latter revision provides for measures to promote employment in regions where the unemployment situation is particularly severe.

  44. Japan - - Law, Act

    Law to Amend the Law Concerning the Improvement of Employment Management etc. of Part-Time Workers (Law No. 72 of 2007).

    Adoption: 2007-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 2008-04-01 | JPN-2007-L-76563

    Helps balance the treatment of part-time workers with that of ordinary workers by ensuring appropriate working conditions; improving employment management; encouraging part-timers to shift their status to ordinary workers; and promoting the development and improvement of their vocational abilities. These measures are applicable to part-time workers whose jobs and responsibilities involved in their assignments, as well as working hours, are more or less identical to those of regular employees.

  45. Japan - - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Child Abuse Prevention Law and the Child Welfare Law, 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-05-25 | JPN-2007-L-89915

    The amended Law provides for the obligation of municipal authorities or the head of a local welfare office to "take necessary measures", instead of "seek", to confirm the victim's safety. In addition, the governor of a prefecture is empowered to summon the guardian with his/her child in suspected cases of abuse and neglect as well as to conduct on-site inspections if the guardian does not comply with the summons. If the on-site inspection is refused, the officers of a child guidance center may forcefully enter the home, in order to confirm and ensure the child's safety, with the permission from the judge of the family court or the summary court.
    In case the guardian does not comply with official recommendations, the child may be taken into temporary protective custody if necessary. The amended Law also provides for restrictions on visit to and correspondence with the child under protective custody in an institution; the governor may issue a no contact order to the guardian in order to keep him/her away from the child.

  46. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Ordinance Amending a Part of the Implementation Regulation of the Law concerning the Improvement Public Service Efficiency (Ministerial Ordinance No. 84 of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare 2007).

    Adoption: 2007-05-22 | JPN-2007-R-76481

    Provides for a reporting obligation by a private enterprise to the Social Insurance Agency concerning several matters delegated to it by the Law.

  47. Japan - - Law, Act

    Law amending part of the Employment Insurance Law (Law No. 30 of 2007).

    Adoption: 2007-04-23 | JPN-2007-L-76479

    Revises a number of provisions in the Employment Insurance Law of 1974. In particular addresses seafarers' insurance schemes.

  48. Japan - - Law, Act

    Ordinance implementing the Law on the Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment of Men and Women in Employment (Ordinance No. 2 of the Ministry of Labour, January 27, 1986).

    Adoption: 2007-04-01 | JPN-2007-L-76573

    Helps define the meaning of indirect discrimination as set out in Law No. 82 of 2006. Includes provisions concerning fringe benefits, virtual discrimination on the basis of sex, and reasons related to pregnancy and childbirth. Also contains provisions concerning the Conciliation Commission and conciliation procedures.

  49. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance amending the Industrial Safety and Health Law [Law No. 57 of 1972] (Ordinance No. 257 of August 2, 2006). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-08-02 | JPN-2006-R-98147

  50. Japan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend part of the Regulations for the Prevention of Asbestos Injuries (August 2, 2006 the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare No. 147). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-08-02 | JPN-2006-R-98148

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