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  1. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law amending the Law respecting improvement of labour management in small and medium-sized enterprises to provide security for the workforce.

    Adoption: 1998-12-18 | JPN-1998-L-52607

    The title of the Law is revised to "Law respecting improvement of labour management in small and medium-sized enterprises to provide security for the workforce and to create decent jobs". Special financial assistance for small and medium-sized enterprises which have hired new workers is added to the measures to be taken by the Government.

  2. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law establishing the Bank Supervising Agency [Law No. 101].

    Adoption: 1997-06-20 | JPN-1997-L-48537

    Establishes the said Agancy in the Government. The aim of this Agency is to protect depositors, insurance contractors, investors, and to improve the monetary system and enhance the flow of securities. For this purpose, this Agency inspects and supervises banks and insurance companies in the private sector.

  3. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law amending the Antimonopoly Law [Law No. 54 of 1947] Law No. 87.

    Adoption: 1997-06-18 | JPN-1997-L-48527

    Amendment to allow for the establishment of a holding company.

  4. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Bank of Japan Law. No. 89.

    Adoption: 1997-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 1998-04-01 | JPN-1997-L-48528

  5. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law amending the Commercial Code [Law No. 48 of 1899]. No. 71.

    Adoption: 1997-06-06 | JPN-1997-L-48530

    Amends the procedure concerning mergers.

  6. Japan - Economic and social policy - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification by the Ministries of Labour and of International Trade and Industry establishing basic guidelines for measures for the Improvement of Labour Management in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises to Secure the Workforce [Law No. 57 of 1991]. No. 1.

    Adoption: 1991-08-15 | JPN-1991-M-28028

    Establishes guidelines under Law No. 57 of 1991 regarding the improvement of labour management in small and medium-sized enterprises, including a reduction of working hours, improvement of work environment, welfare facilities for the workers, improvement of recruitment activities and other measures concerning training, career development, women, and part-time workers.

  7. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Labour amending Ordinance No. 3 of 1975 made under the Employment Insurance Law [Law No. 116 of 1974]. No. 19.

    Adoption: 1991-08-01 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-01 | JPN-1991-R-28020

    Provisionally applies certain subsidies to Shimabara area (affected by the volcanic activities of the "Unzen").

  8. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry made under the Law respecting the Improvement of Labour Management in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises to Secure the Workforce [Law No. 57 of 1991] No. 37.

    Adoption: 1991-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-01 | JPN-1991-R-27916

    Provides for equipment to be covered by 5.11 of the Act.

  9. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Transport amending Ordinance No. 35 of 1987 respecting the application of the Law concerning the Promotion of Local Employment Development [Law No. 23 of 1987] to seafarers.

    Adoption: 1991-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-01 | JPN-1991-R-27917

    Technical amendments as a consequence of amendments to the Act.

  10. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Labour and of International Trade and Industry made under the Law respecting the Improvement of Labour Management in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises to Secure the Workforce [Law No. 57 of 1991] No. 3.

    Adoption: 1991-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-01 | JPN-1991-R-28017

  11. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Labour amending Ordinance No. 12 of 1987 respecting the enforcement of the Law concerning the Promotion of Local Employment Development [Law No. 23 of 1987]. No. 16.

    Adoption: 1991-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-01 | JPN-1991-R-28018

    Amends certain Ordinances of the Ministry of Labour as a consequence of the amendments to the Act.

  12. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinances of the Ministry of Labour made under the Law respecting the Improvement of Labour Management in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises to Secure the Workforce [Law No. 57 of 1991]. Nos. 17 and 18.

    Adoption: 1991-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-01 | JPN-1991-R-28019

    Prescribes certain details regarding measures under the Act and amends relevant Ordinances of the Ministry of Labour as a consequence of the enactment of the Act.

  13. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order establishing the date of entry into force of the Law respecting the Improvement of Labour Management in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises to Secure the Workforce [Law No. 57 of 1991]. No. 243.

    Adoption: 1991-07-26 | JPN-1991-R-27914

    Fixes the said date as 1st. August 1991.

  14. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order made under the Law respecting the Improvement of Labour Management in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises to Secure the Workforce [Law No. 57 of 1991]. No. 244.

    Adoption: 1991-07-26 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-01 | JPN-1991-R-27915

    Determines details of measures under the Act (e.g., loan for building workers' accommodation, training facilities).

  15. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law respecting Improvement of Labour Management in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises to Secure the Workforce [Law No. 57 of 1991]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991-05-02 | JPN-1991-L-27880

    Provides for measures to improve working conditions and other welfare measures in small and medium-sized enterprises in order to secure manpower and offset labour shortages. Includes guidelines to be issued by the Government, and special financial assistance for improvement efforts.

  16. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Welfare amending Ordinance No. 53 of 1958 made under the National Health Insurance Law [Law No. 192 of 1958]. No. 11.

    Adoption: 1991-03-20 | JPN-1991-R-28051

    Adds a new chapter on premiums.

  17. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Ordinance No. 188 of 1964 made under the Smaller Enterprise Retirement Allowance Mutual Aid Law [Law No. 160 of 1959]. No. 14.

    Adoption: 1991-02-05 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | JPN-1991-R-28045

    Provides for the transfer of retirement funds when the worker changes employment.

  18. Japan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending the Order made under the Law for Employment Promotion of the Disabled [Law No. 123 of 1960]. No. 285.

    Adoption: 1987-08-25 | Date of entry into force: 1988-04-01 | JPN-1987-R-4480

    Amends the title of this Cabinet Order to read "Order made under the Law concerning the Promotion of Employment, etc., of Physically Handicapped Persons". Raises the physically handicapped persons' employment quota to 2 per cent in national and local Government, to 1.9 per cent in Government enterprises, to 1.6 per cent in the private sector and to 1.9 per cent in certain entities with a special legal status. Also raises the standard employment quota to 1.6 per cent; this is the basis for calculating the amount of contributions for the employment of physically handicapped persons.

  19. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law Concerning the Promotion of Local Employment Development [Law No. 23 of 31 March 1987 as amended by Law No. 56 of 2 May 1991].

    Adoption: 1987-03-31 | JPN-1987-L-27787

    Chapter 1: General Provisions Chapter 2: Local Employmnet Development Guidelines and Local Employment Development Program Chapter 3: Measures for Local Employment related to Employment Development Promotion Areas Chapter 4: Measures for Local Employment Development and Prevention of Unemployment, Promotion of Reemployment, etc., Related to Special Employment Development Promotion Areas Chapter 5: Measures for Prevention of Unemployment, Promotion of Reemployment, etc., Related to Emergency Employment Security Areas Chapter 6: Miscellaneous Provisions

  20. Japan - Economic and social policy - International agreement

    Déclaration d'intentions concernant la collaboration entre l'Italie, la France, la Grande Bretagne, les Etats-Unis d'Amérique, la République fédérale allemande, le Japon, le Canada, la Commission de la Communauté européenne sur les matériaux d'avant-garde et les normes correspondantes.

    Adoption: 1986-06-04 | ORG-1986-IA-4411

    Détermine la portée, les buts, les modalités, le financement de la coopération en matière de haute technologie. Fixe également la participation des parties et des autres pays, les modalités de contrôle de l'exécution du programme d'utilisation des résultats de la recherche et les limites de responsabilité de chaque partie. Entrée en vigueur le 2 avril 1987.

  21. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Special Measures Law for Employment Security for Workers in Specified Depressed Industries [Law No. 39 of 17 May 1983 as amended through Law No. 67 of 3 June 1992]

    Adoption: 1983-05-17 | Date of entry into force: 1988-07-01 | JPN-1983-L-27788

    The Law is designed to help stabilize the employment and living conditions of workers employed in specified depressed industries and areas by implementing special measures to prevent unemployment and promote reemployment. Such measures include vocational guidance, vocational training, and job placement.

  22. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Cabinet Order amending Order No. 249 of 1956 made under the Public Corporation and National Enterprise Labour Relations Law. No. 35.

    Adoption: 1981-03-25 | JPN-1981-R-11375

  23. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Copyright Law (1970, No. 48). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1970-05-06 | JPN-1970-L-18544

    Revises the Copyright Act of 1899, bringing it into line with international standards. Provides more protection for self-employed intellectual workers, authors, artists; increases protection period of neighbouring rights to twenty years.

  24. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law respecting the Prevention of Air Pollution. No. 97.

    Adoption: 1968-06-10 | JPN-1968-L-18446

  25. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Corporate Reorganization Law (No. 172 of 1952).

    Adoption: 1952-06-07 | JPN-1952-L-50169

    Consolidated up to Act No. 88 of 1984. Available in English.

  26. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Special Composition Law (No. 14 of 1946).

    Adoption: 1946-10-18 | JPN-1946-L-50171

    Governs bankruptcy proceedings. Available in English.

  27. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Composition Law (No. 72 of 1922).

    Adoption: 1922-04-25 | JPN-1922-L-50170

    Governs procedures in case of bankruptcy.

  28. Japan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Bankruptcy Law (No. 71 of 1922).

    Adoption: 1922-04-25 | JPN-1922-L-50172

    Available in English.


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