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  1. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law Concerning Payable Pension for 2004 (Law No. 23 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 2004-04-01 | JPN-2004-L-67683

    Provides for a special arrangement in the revision of the payable amount of pensions. It decides, as a special measure for 2004, to take the past three years' price levels into consideration in determining the amount of the payable pension, not foreseen in the National Pension Law.

  2. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare amending part of the implementing regulations of the Employees' Pension Insurance Law (No. 148 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-01 | JPN-2002-R-63086

    Amends certain technical provisions regarding the implementation of the Employees' Pension Insurance Law.

  3. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare No. 22 of 2002 concerning the Implementation of the Defined Benefits Corporate Pension Law (No. 50 of 2001) and the Cabinet Order for its Implementation (No. 424 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2002 | Date of entry into force: 2002-04-01 | JPN-2002-R-61483

    Provides in detail (125 substantive Articles and 13 subsidiary provisions) implementation rules for the above-mentionned Law and Cabinet Order.

  4. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Defined Contribution Pension Law (Law No. 88 of 29 June 2001). - English translation

    Adoption: 2001-06-29 | JPN-2001-L-66120

    Chapter I: General Provisions (1-2)
    Chapter II: Corporate Pension Plans (3-54)
    Chapter III: Private Pensions Plans (55-79)
    Chapter IV: Transfer of Individually Managed Assets (80-85)
    Chapter V: Tax Measures regarding the Defined Contribution Pension Plan (86-87)
    Chapter VI: Defined Contribution Pension Plan Operational Management Institution (88-109)
    Chapter VII: Miscellaneous Provisions (110-117)
    Chapter VIII: Penal Provisions (118-124)

  5. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the National Pension Law [Law No. 141 of 1959] and etc. No. 18.

    Adoption: 2000-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 2000-04-01 | JPN-2000-L-56873

    Raises the rates of the basic allowance, and changes the formula for calculating the rates of contribution.

  6. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the Welfare Pension Insurance Law [Law No. 115 of 1954] and etc. (No. 84).

    Adoption: 1996-06-14 | Date of partial entry into force: 1997-04-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 1997-01-01 | JPN-1996-L-46007

    Integrates the pension fund of JT, JR and NTT (companies which had been owned by the government) and establishes the health insurance associations in each of these companies.

  7. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Cabinet Order [No. 150 of 1995] amending the National Health Insurance Law [Law No. 192 of 1958], the Local Tax Law [Law No. 226 of 1950], and the Senior Citizen Health Law [Law No. 80 of 1982] made by the National Health Insurance Law [Law No. 53 of 1995].

    Adoption: 1995-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-01 | JPN-1995-L-43509

    Complete revision of the National Insurance Law.

  8. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 240 of 1953 made under the Seafarers' Insurance Law [Law No. 73 of 1939] and Cabinet Order No. 54 of 1986 made under the National Pension (Amendment) Law [Law No. 34 of 1985]. No. 237.

    Adoption: 1991-07-17 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-01 | JPN-1991-R-27912

    Revision of pension amounts (disability, survivors etc.) in accordance with increases in wage levels.

  9. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 184 of 1959 made under the National Pension Law [Law No. 141 of 1959]. No. 200.

    Adoption: 1991-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-01 | JPN-1991-R-27899

  10. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 184 of 1959 made under the National Pension Law [Law No. 141 of 1959]. No. 161.

    Adoption: 1991-05-15 | JPN-1991-R-27875

    Increase of certain ceiling amounts for double qualifications.

  11. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the Law respecting the Retirement Allowance for the National Public Service [Law No. 182 of 1953]. No. 51.

    Adoption: 1991-05-02 | Date of entry into force: 1991-05-02 | JPN-1991-L-27897

    Improvement of retirement allowance for cases involving commuting accident.

  12. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 215 of 1953 respecting enforcement of Law respecting Retirement Allowances for the National Public Service [Law No. 182 of 1953]. No. 156.

    Adoption: 1991-05-02 | Date of entry into force: 1991-05-02 | JPN-1991-R-27901

  13. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Labour amending Ordinance No. 23 of 1959 made under the Smaller Enterprise Retirement Allowance Mutual Aid Law [Law No. 160 of 1959]. No. 6.

    Adoption: 1991-03-29 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | JPN-1991-R-27904

    Miscellaneous amendments including special measures for part-time workers.

  14. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Welfare amending Ordinance No. 21 of 1960 made under the National Pension Law [Law No. 141 of 1959] and Ordinance No. 37 of 1954 made under the Welfare Pension Insurance Law [Law No. 115 of 1954]. No. 23.

    Adoption: 1991-03-29 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | JPN-1991-R-27906

  15. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 39 of 1990 respecting revision of pension amounts under the National Pension Law [Law No. 141 of 1959]. No. 72.

    Adoption: 1991-03-29 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | JPN-1991-R-27907

    Revision of old age, disability and survivors' pension amounts under the Act and the Employees Pension Insurance Act (No. 115 of 1954) in accordance with the increase in the consumer price index.

  16. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 57 of 1990 respecting revision of the pension amount in 1990 under the National Public Servants Mutual Aid Association Law [Law No. 128 of 1958]. No. 66.

    Adoption: 1991-03-29 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | JPN-1991-R-28025

    Revision of pension amounts in accordance with increase in the consumer price index.

  17. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 83 of 1990 respecting revision of the pension amount in 1990 under the Local Public Servants' Mutual Aid Association Law [Law No. 152 of 1962]. No. 67.

    Adoption: 1991-03-29 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | JPN-1991-R-28026

    Revision of pension amounts in accordance with increase in the consumer price index.

  18. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Finance amending Ordinance No. 54 of 1958 respecting enforcement of the National Public Servants' Mutual Aid Association Law [Law No. 128 of 1958]. No. 9.

    Adoption: 1991-03-25 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | JPN-1991-R-28021

  19. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  20. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 33 of 1977 made under the Workmens' Accident Compensation Insurance Law [Law No. 50 of 1947]. No. 64.

    Adoption: 1988-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1988-04-01 | JPN-1988-R-6744

    The Order fixes the rate by which the amount of pension benefit under Workmen's Accident Compensation Insurance is multiplied where the pension benefit under the Welfare Pension Insurance Scheme or the National Pension Scheme is paid to the same person for the same reason.

  21. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 274 of 1967 made under the Local Public Servants' Accident Compensation Insurance Law [Law No. 121 of 1967]. No. 65.

    Adoption: 1988-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1988-04-01 | JPN-1988-R-6745

    Increases the benefit payable in case of an employee's death in the line of duty or while commuting. Provides for adjustment in the case of double payment of compensation in the form of a pension under the National Pension Law and other Laws.

  22. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 27 of 1987 concerning the Application of the Health Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1992] to insured persons and the Application of the Employers' Pension Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1992] to covered establishments. No. 19.

    Adoption: 1988-02-23 | JPN-1988-R-6740

  23. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance amending Ordinance of the Ministry of Health and Welfare No. 12 of 1960 made under the National Pension Law [Law No. 141 of 1959]. No. 6.

    Adoption: 1988-01-28 | Date of entry into force: 1988-02-01 | JPN-1988-R-6737

    Reassignment of the responsibility for awarding pensions, etc. to the Commissioner of the Social Insurance Agency and the prefectural governors.

  24. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 184 of 1959 made under the National Pension Law [Law No. 141 of 1959]. No. 5.

    Adoption: 1988-01-26 | Date of entry into force: 1988-02-01 | JPN-1988-R-6736

    Assigns the responsibility for awarding the basic old-age pension concerning certain insured persons and other services to the prefectural governors.

  25. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Labour amending Ordinance of the Ministry of Labour No. 169 of 1976 made under the Security of Wage Payment Law [Law No. 34 of 1976]. No. 32.

    Adoption: 1987-12-16 | JPN-1987-R-6231

    Minor amendments concerning security of payment of retirement allowances.

  26. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Finance Ordinance No. 54 of 1958 of the Ministry of Finance made under the National Public Servants' Mutual Aid Association Law [Law No. 128 of 1958]. No. 52.

    Adoption: 1987-10-01 | JPN-1987-R-6275

    Minor amendments.

  27. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Ordinance made under the Seafarers' Insurance Law [Law No. 73 of 1939]. No. 266.

    Adoption: 1987-07-28 | JPN-1987-R-4478

    Extends until 31 July 1988 the provisional measures for old-age insurance coverage for job applicants.

  28. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Ordinance made under the Local Public Servants' Mutual Aid Association Law [Law No. 152 of 1962]. No. 258.

    Adoption: 1987-07-14 | Date of entry into force: 1988-04-01 | JPN-1987-R-4475

    Local public employees who have been detached to local government organisations in foreign countries are all to be to the Local Public Servants' Mutual Aid are to be Law.

  29. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Cabinet Order concerning revision of the amount of pensions granted under the National Pension Law [Law No. 141 of 1959]. No. 187.

    Adoption: 1987-06-02 | JPN-1987-L-4071

    Raises the amount of pensions granted under the National Pension Act, the Seamen's Insurance Act and the Employees' Pension Insurance Act by 0.6 percent (rate of increase in the national consumer price index in 1987 over the previous year), from April 1987.

  30. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Smaller Enterprise Retirement Allowance Mutual Aid Law [Law No. 160 of 9 May 1959 as amended through Law No. 37 of 25 April 1986]

    Adoption: 1986-04-25 | Date of entry into force: 1959-05-09 | JPN-1986-L-27789

    The Law establishes a scheme whereby employers in smaller enterprises (no more than three hundred employees) may pay premiums into the Smaller Enterprise Retirement Allowance Mutual Aid Projects Corporation to create retirement allowances for their employees.

  31. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order to amend the Welfare Pension Fund Order No. 324 of 1966 made under the Welfare Pension Insurance Law [Law No. 115 of 1954]. No. 241.

    Adoption: 1985-07-30 | Date of entry into force: 1985-10-01 | JPN-1985-R-5150

    Amendments concerning salary levels which are to serve as the basis for determining pension amounts, following the amendments to the Welfare Pension Insurance Law.

  32. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Health and Welfare to amend the Regulations (Ordinance of the Ministry of Health and Welfare No. 37 of 1954) made under the Welfare Pension Insurance Law [Law No. 115 of 1954]. No. 32.

    Adoption: 1985-07-16 | JPN-1985-R-5148

    Amendments following administrative reorganisation.

  33. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Health and Welfare to amend Ordinance No. 17 of 1959 respecting the payment of non-contributory pension, made under the National Pension Law [Law No. 141 of 1959]. No. 68.

    Adoption: 1981-12-19 | JPN-1981-R-11391

    Amendments following the ratification of the Convention relating to the status of refugees; inter alia, repeals ss. 11 and 19.

  34. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the Local Public Servants' Law [Law No. 261 of 1950]. No. 92.

    Adoption: 1981-11-20 | JPN-1981-L-11390

    Establishment of retirement age.

  35. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the National Public Servants' Law [Law No. 120 of 1947].

    Adoption: 1981-06-11 | JPN-1981-L-11383

    Fixes retirement age at 60 years, in principle.

  36. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the Workmen's Accident Compensation Insurance Law [Law No. 50 of 1947] and the Seafarers' Insurance Law [Law No. 73 of 1939]. No. 104.

    Adoption: 1980-12-05 | JPN-1980-L-11594

    Miscellaneous amendments; inter alia, increase of pensions for survivors, exemptions from liability for indemnity, etc.

  37. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order to amend Ordinance No. 188 of 1964 made under the Smaller Enterprises Retirement Allowance Mutual Aid Law [Law No. 160 of 1959]. No. 286.

    Adoption: 1980-11-01 | JPN-1980-R-11591

  38. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order made under the Workmen's Accident Compensation Insurance Law [Law No. 50 of 1947]. No. 33.

    Adoption: 1977-03-23 | JPN-1977-R-27791

    The Order provides tables for amounts of survivors' and disability benefits.

  39. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Welfare and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to amend the Ordinance made under the Farmers' Pension Fund Law [Law No. 78 of 1970]. No. 1.

    Adoption: 1976-12-27 | JPN-1976-R-13715

  40. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the National Public Servants' Accident Compensation Insurance Law [Law No. 191 of 1951]. No. 31.

    Adoption: 1976-05-26 | JPN-1976-L-13704

    Introduction of a nearly permanent disability pension system; change in the evaluation of permanent disability; change in the procedure for the calculation of the amount of benefit where benefits from other systems are also paid, etc.

  41. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the Local Public Servants' Accident Compensation Insurance Law [Law No. 121 of 1967]. No. 27.

    Adoption: 1976-05-25 | JPN-1976-L-13703

    Introduction of a nearly permanent disability pension system; change in the evaluation of permanent disability; change in the procedure for the calculation of the amount of benefit where benefits from other systems are also paid, etc.

  42. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Accident Compensation Insurance Special Supplement Payment Regulations (Excerpts) [Ministry of Labour Ordinance No. 30 of 28 December 1974 as amended through Ministerial Ordinance No. 11 of 30 March 1987]

    Adoption: 1974-12-28 | JPN-1974-R-27793

    The Ordinance provides for the payment of special supplements to be made as labour welfare services under paragraph 1 of Article 23 of the Workmen's Accident Compensation Insurance Law (No. 50 of 1947), including the following: temporary disability special supplement; physical disability special supplement; survivors' special supplement; injury and disease special supplement; physical disability special pension; physical disability special lump sum payment; survivors' special pension; survivors' special lump sum payment; and injury and disease special pension.

  43. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Port Labour Law [Law No. 120 of 1965 as amended through to 8 June 1979].

    Adoption: 1965-06-03 | JPN-1965-L-5329

    Provisions on schemes for the regularisation of employment in dock work; registration of dock workers; their employment, welfare and retirement, etc.

  44. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministry of Labour Ordinance No. 22 of Sept. 1, 1955 made under the Workmen's Accident Compensation Insurance Law [Law No. 50 of 1947].

    Adoption: 1955-09-01 | JPN-1955-R-27792

    The Ordinance provides a table of physical disability grades with the extent of benefit available to each category of physical disability.

  45. Japan - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Workmen's Accident Compensation Insurance Law (Law No. 50 of 7 April 1947). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1947-04-07 | JPN-1947-L-27790

    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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