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Name: Workmen's Accident Compensation Insurance Law (Law No. 50 of 7 April 1947).
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit; Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1947-04-07
Entry into force:
ISN: JPN-1947-L-27790
Bibliography: Labour Laws of Japan, 2003, The Japan Institute of labour, Tokyo, Japan, 7th ed.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training, Tokyo, Japan PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 111 of 2007 PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 111 of 2007 (consulted on 2012-05-16)
Abstract/Citation: This is the basic workers' compensation law for Japan. The initial Act was published in the Legislative Series: LS 1947 - Jap. 6. Chapter 1: General Provisions Chapter 2: Commencement and Termination of the Insurance Relationship Chapter 3: Insurance Benefit Chapter 3-2: Labour Welfare Services Chapter 4: Expenses Chapter 4-2: Specially Insured Persons Chapter 5: Raising of Objections and Lawsuits Chapter 6: Miscellaneous Provisions Chapter 7: Penal Provisions
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