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Japanese Legal Research: Laws & Regulations

This guide is intended to assist researchers in locating primary and secondary sources of law from Japan.

Laws in English

Foreign Law Resources, Generally

The following resources provide the actual text of legislation (summaries or full text) of foreign countries by topic. Most are in English but for some countries it may be difficult, if not impossible, to access the legislation in English. Some of these are in print or electronic versions. This list is not meant to be exhaustive. 

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