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  1. Japan - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Law on the Promotion of the Elimination of Discrimination against Buraku (Law No. 199 of Heisei 28). (部落差別の解消の推進に関する法律) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-09 | JPN-2016-L-106174

    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.

  2. Japan - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Basic Plan for promoting Ainu culture and expanding understanding of Ainu tradition.

    Adoption: 1997-09-18 | Date of entry into force: 1997-09-18 | JPN-1997-M-48535

    Establishes the plan to promote Ainu culture and to expand understanding of Ainu tradition made under section 5 of the Act respecting promotion of Ainu culture and expansion of understanding of Ainu tradition [Act No. 52 of 1997].

  3. Japan - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Law respecting promotion of Ainu culture and expansion of understanding of Ainu tradition [No. 52].

    Adoption: 1997-05-14 | JPN-1997-L-47950

    The aim of this Act is to make society sensitive to different cultures by promoting Ainu culture and expanding knowledge of Ainu tradition. Establishes the obligations of the Government to take various meaures to promote the goals of the Act.


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