Order for Enforcement of the Act on Promotion of Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution

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Published: 2011

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Order for Enforcement of the Act on Promotion of Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution

The Cabinet hereby enacts this Cabinet Order based on the provisions of the proviso of Article 2, item 1 and Article 7, item 9 and item 10 of the Act on Promotion of Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (Act No. 151 of 2004).

(Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures Not Falling under Private Dispute Resolution Procedures)

Article 1 The alternative dispute resolution procedures specified by a Cabinet order as set forth in the proviso of Article 2, item 1 of the Act on Promotion of Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (hereinafter referred to as the "Act") shall be as follows

(i) A conciliation procedure carried out by a designated dispute resolution body (which means a designated dispute resolution body prescribed in Article 23-5, paragraph 2 of the Automobile Liability Security Act [Act No. 97 of 1955]) pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 3, Section 2-2 of the same Act

(ii) A mediation procedure and a conciliation procedure carried out by a designated housing dispute resolution body (which is a designated housing dispute resolution body prescribed in Article 66, paragraph 2 of the Housing Quality Assurance Act (Act No. 81 of 1999)) pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 6, Section 1 of the same Act

(Employee Specified by a Cabinet Order as Set Forth in Article 7, item 9 and item 10 of the Act)

Article 2 The employee specified by a Cabinet order as set forth in Article 7, item 9 and item 10 of the Act shall be an employee of a person who has filed an application for the certification set forth in Article 5 of the Act and who is specified by an ordinance of the Ministry of Justice to be a person who supervises private dispute resolution services at an office set forth in Article 8, paragraph 1, item 2 of the Act and an equivalent person.

(Amount of the Fee Pertaining to an Application for Certification)

Article 3 (1) The amount of the fee specified by a Cabinet order as set forth in Article 8, paragraph 3 of the Act shall be 145,000 yen per application.

(2) The amount of the fee specified by a Cabinet order as set forth in Article 8, paragraph 3 of the Act as applied mutatis mutandis pursuant to Article 12, paragraph 4 of the Act shall be 60,600 yen per application.

Supplementary Provisions

This Cabinet Order shall come into force as from the day of enforcement of the Act (April 1, 2007).