Act on the Protection of Personal Information
NOTE: Only the original Japanese texts of the laws and regulations have legal effect, and the translations are to be used solely as reference materials to aid in the understanding of Japanese laws and regulations.
- Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Consolidated text as of April 1, 2023. All the amended Acts entered into full force.)
- Cabinet Order
- Commission Rules
- Notice, Guidelines, etc.
- Overview of Act on the Protection of Personal Information(PDF : 738KB)
- Current Legal Framework of the Protection of Personal Information(PDF : 54KB)
- Handling of personal data for preventing the spread of Novel-Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease
- Personal Information Protection Commission’s view on effective use of contact tracing App to help deal with Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)