Act on Special Provisions of the Postal Act 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 Statu


Published: 2005

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The Government of Japan hereby promulgates the Act on Special Provisions of

the Postal Act attendant upon enforcement of the "Administrative Agreement

under Article III of the Security Treaty between Japan and the United States of

America"(Treaty No. 6 of 1952).

Act on Special Provisions of the Postal Act 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. 122 of April 28, 1952)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 2 and Article 5 of the Postal Act (Act

No. 165 of 1947), the United States of America may establish, within the

facilities and areas in use by the United States armed forces, United States

military post offices for the use of members of the United States armed forces,

the civilian component, and their dependents and, may transmit mail between

United States military post offices in Japan and between such military post

offices and other United States post offices, pursuant to the provision of Article

21 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"(Treaty No.

7 of 1960).

Supplementary Provisions [Act No. 122 of 1952]

This Act shall come into force as from the day when the "Treaty of Mutual

Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of

America"(Treaty No. 4 of 1952) comes into force.

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

(Effective Date)

Article 1 This Act shall come into force as from the day when the "Treaty of

Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of

America"(Treaty No. 6 of 1960) comes into force.

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Supplementary Provisions [Act No. 102 of 2005 Excerpts] [Extract]

(Effective Date)

Article 1 This Act shall come into force as from the day when the Law of the

Privatization of the Postal Services comes into force.

(Transitional Measures on Penal Provisions)

Article 117 With regard to the application of penal provisions to acts committed

prior to the enforcement of this Act, acts committed after the enforcement of

this Act where the provisions previously in force remain applicable pursuant to

the provision of the Supplementary Provisions of this Act, acts committed prior

to lapsing the provision of Article 38-8 (limited to those parts specified in

Paragraph 2 and Paragraph 3) of the Former Postal Money Order Law where

the provision is regarded as still in force pursuant to the provision of

Paragraph 1 of Article 9 of the Supplementary Provisions of this Act after the

enforcement of this Act, acts committed prior to lapsing the provision of Article

70 (limited to those parts specified in Paragraph 2 and Paragraph 3) of the

Former Postal Transfer Law where the provision is regarded as still in force

pursuant to the provision of Paragraph 1 of Article 13 of the Supplementary

Provisions of this Act after the enforcement of this Act, acts committed prior to

lapsing the provision of Article 8 (limited to the part specified in Paragraph 2)

of the Former Postal Transfer Deposit Contribution Entrust Act where the

provision is regarded as still in force pursuant to the provision of Paragraph 1

of Article 27 of the Supplementary Provisions of this Act after the enforcement

of this Act, acts committed prior to lapsing the provision of Article 70 (limited

to the part specified in Paragraph 2) of the Former Japan Post Public

Corporation Act where the provision is regarded as still in force pursuant to

the provision of Paragraph 2 of Article 39 of the Supplementary Provisions of

this Act after the enforcement of this Act, acts committed prior to lapsing the

provisions of Article 71 and Article 72 (limited to the part specified in

Paragraph 15) of the Former Japan Post Public Corporation Act where the

provisions are regarded as still in force pursuant to the provision of Paragraph

1 of Article 42 of the Supplementary Provisions of this Act after the

enforcement of this Act, and acts committed prior to specific date pertaining to

the Postal Saving Bank stipulated in Article 104 of the Law of the

Privatization of the Postal Services in the case that the provision of Paragraph

2 of Article 2 of the Supplementary Provisions of this Act is applied, the penal

provisions shall remain applicable.

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