Act on Special Provisions of the Telecommunications Business Law, etc. Attendant upon the Enforcement of the "Agreement under Article VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of America regarding Facilit


Published: 1984

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Act on Special Provisions of the Telecommunications

Business Law, etc. Attendant upon the Enforcement

of the "Agreement under Article VI of the Treaty of

Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan

and the United States of America regarding

Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States

Armed Forces in Japan"

(Act No. 107 of April 28, 1952)

Article 1 Notwithstanding the provisions of the Telecommunications Business

Law (Law No. 86 of 1984), charges concerning telecommunications services for

the use of the United States armed forces in Japan based upon the Treaty of

Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan shall

be governed by the provisions of the Agreement under ARTICLE VI of the

Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United

States of America regarding Facilities and Areas and the status of United

States armed forces in Japan.

Article 2 Notwithstanding the provisions of the Wire Telecommunications Law

(Law No. 96 of 1953), wire telecommunications facilities installed by the

United States armed forces in Japan based upon the Treaty of Mutual

Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan shall be

governed by the provisions of the Agreement under ARTICLE VI of the Treaty

of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of

America regarding Facilities and Areas and the status of United States armed

forces in Japan.

Article 3 (1) The provisions of Article 1 shall be applied, mutatis mutandis, to

charges concerning telecommunications services for the use of armed forces of

the United Nations provided for in Article 1 of the Agreement Regarding the

Status of United Nations Forces in Japan (hereinafter simply referred to as the

"United Nations armed forces"). In this case, the term "Agreement under

ARTICLE VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan

and the United States of America regarding Facilities and Areas and the status

of United States armed forces in Japan" shall be deemed to be replaced with

the "Agreement Regarding the Status of United Nations Forces in Japan".

(2) The provisions of Article 2 shall be applied, mutatis mutandis, to wire

telecommunications facilities installed by the United Nations armed forces.

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(3) The provisions of the second sentence of paragraph (1) shall be applied,

mutatis mutandis, to the case of the preceding paragraph.

Supplementary Provisions [Extract]

(1) This Act shall come into force as from the day on which the Treaty of Security

between the United States and Japan comes into force.

Supplementary Provisions [Act No. 98 of 1953]

This Act shall come into force as from August 1, 1953.

Supplementary Provisions [Act No. 176 of 1954]

This Act shall come into force as from the day of promulgation; part pertaining

to Article 4 paragraphs (1) and (2) shall apply as from April 28, 1952; and part

pertaining to paragraphs (3) and (4) of the same article shall apply as from

August 1, 1953.

Supplementary Provisions [Act No. 64 of 1960 Excerpts] [Extract]

(1) This Act shall come into force as from the day of promulgation.

Supplementary Provisions [Act No. 102 of 1960 Excerpts] [Extract]

(Effective Date)

Article 1 This Act shall come into force as from the day on which the Treaty of

Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan comes

into force.

(Transitional Measures Concerning Penal Provisions)

Article 15 The application of the Penal Provisions to the acts (omitted) that have

been committed prior to the enforcement of this Law shall still follow the case

then in force.

Supplementary Provisions [Act No. 7 of 1983 Excerpts] [Extract]

(Effective Date)

(1) This Act shall come into force as from March 31, 1983.

Supplementary Provisions [Act No. 87 of 1984 Excerpts] [Extract]

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(Effective Date)

Article 1 This Act shall come into force as from April 1, 1985.

(Delegation to the Cabinet Order)

Article 28 In addition to what is provided for in Article 2 through the preceding

article of the Supplementary Provisions, items necessary for enforcing this Act

shall be prescribed by the applicable cabinet order.

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