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  • Partial Amendment of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on Issuance of Certificates of Origin Pursuant to the Economic Partnership Agreement adding the Agreement between Japan and Mongolia for an Economic Partnership

Partial Amendment of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on Issuance of Certificates of Origin Pursuant to the Economic Partnership Agreement adding the Agreement between Japan and Mongolia for an Economic Partnership

On April 15, 2016, the Cabinet decided to approve the “Cabinet Order to Partially Amend the Order for Enforcement of the Act on Issuance of Certificates of Origin Pursuant to the Economic Partnership Agreement.”
The cabinet order is to provide the required measures to make the “Agreement between Japan and Mongolia for an Economic Partnership” (hereinafter referred to as the “Japan-Mongolia Agreement”) effective, including a measure adding the Japan-Mongolia Agreement to the economic partnership agreements under which certificates of origin may be issued pursuant to the Act on Issuance of Certificates of Origin Pursuant to the Economic Partnership Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”).

1. Summary of the cabinet order

The cabinet order is to mainly provide the required amendments so as to:

  1. Add the Japan-Mongolia Agreement to the economic partnership agreements under the Act;
  2. Establish the period during which the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry should retain the applications and other materials submitted by the applicants requesting the issuance of Class 1 certificates of origin, under the Japan-Mongolia Agreement; and
  3. Establish the period during which Japan should provide the customs authority of Mongolia with the information concerning whether or not the origin of the exported goods is Japan, if required by the authority.

2. Schedule

Promulgation: April 20, 2016
Effective Date: Date when the Japan-Mongolia Agreement comes into force

Release date

April 15, 2016

Division in charge

Origin Certification Policy Office, Trade Control Department, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau

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