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Original name: 労働基準法
Name: Labour Standards Law (Law No. 49 of 7 April 1947).
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1947-04-07
Entry into force:
ISN: JPN-1947-L-27776
Bibliography: Labour Laws of Japan, 1995, Ministry of Labour, Institute of Labour Administration, Tokyo, Japan, 7th ed., ISBN: 4-8452-5115-9, pp. 71-110
Labour Standards Law, 2003, The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training, Tokyo, Japan
English translation English translation Japanese Law Translation, Government of Japan, Tokyo, Japan PDF of Act in English as amended to Act No. 71 of 2018 PDF of Act in English as amended to Act No. 71 of 2018 (consulted on 2022-12-06)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter 1: General Provisions Chapter 2: Labour Contract Chapter 3: Wages Chapter 4: Working Hours, Rest Periods, Rest Days and Annual Leave with Pay Chapter 5: Safety and Health Chapter 6: Minors Chapter 6-2: Women Chapter 7: Training of Skilled Labourers Chapter 8: Accident Compensation Chapter 9: Rules of Employment Chapter 10: Dormitories Chapter 11: Inspection Bodies Chapter 12: Miscellaneous Provisions Chapter 13: Penal Provisions The text of the original Act was published in the Legislative Series: LS 1947 - Jap. 3.
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