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Original name: 部落差別の解消の推進に関する法律
Name: Law on the Promotion of the Elimination of Discrimination against Buraku (Law No. 199 of Heisei 28).
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment; Indigenous and tribal peoples
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-12-09
Entry into force:
ISN: JPN-2016-L-106174
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=106174&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Government e-Laws, http://law.e-gov.go.jp, Japan PDF of Law in Japanese PDF of Law in Japanese (consulted on 2018-03-14)
Abstract/Citation: The Law acknowledges that discrimination against Japanís minority burakumin communities exists and declares that it is the governmentís responsibility to root it out. It obliges the central and local government to establish consultation systems, education and undertake surveys into buraku discrimination.

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