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Information on Regulatory Reform

The Council for Regulatory Reform was established in January 2013 based on a cabinet order to serve as an advisory body to the Prime Minister for comprehensively researching and deliberating regulatory reforms and reached its installation deadline in July 2016. The Council for Promotion of Regulatory Reform which is the successor organization of the Council for Regulatory Reform was launched in September 2016.
The following matters are the English version of annual reports by these councils (made by the Office for Promotion of Regulatory Reform, the Cabinet Office.)

First Report by the Council for Promotion of Regulatory Reform - Opening the Door to Tomorrow -(May 23, 2017)

Basic Program on Reducing Administrative Burden(March 29, 2017)

Fourth Report by the Council for Regulatory Reform~Never-Ending Challenges~(May 19, 2016)

Abstract of "The Third Report by the Council for Regulatory Reform - Toward a Japan Full of Diversity and Vitality"(June 16, 2015)

General Overview and Examples of the Regulatory Reform Council's Second Report of Recommendations

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