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The Cabinet approves orders for enforcing the Act on Special Measures Necessary for Preparing for and Managing the World Expo 2025 

May 10, 2019

On May 10, 2019, the Cabinet approved: [i] the Cabinet Order for Stipulating the Enforcement Date of the Act on Special Measures Necessary for Preparing for and Managing the World Expo in 2025, and [ii] the Order for Enforcement of the Act on Special Measures Necessary for Preparing for and Managing the World Expo in 2025.

1. Background

On April 19, 2019, the Act on Special Measures Necessary for Preparing for and Managing the World Expo 2025 (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”) was enacted by the 198th session of the Diet and was promulgated on April 26, 2019. The Act is to take special measures, such as financial support to the association that will be in charge of the Expo (hereinafter referred to as the “association”), issuance of postcards and the like to collect the funds and dispatching of governmental officials to the association so that the government is able to contribute to smooth preparation for and management of the World Expo that Japan is to host in 2025.

As part of this effort, the Cabinet approved: [i] the Cabinet Order for Stipulating the Enforcement Date of the Act (hereinafter referred to as the “Cabinet Order for Enforcement Date”), to stipulate the enforcement date of the Act, and [ii] the Order for Enforcement of the Act (hereinafter referred to as the “Order for Enforcement”), to set rules required for the enforcement of the Act.

2. Outline

  1. Outline of the Order for Enforcement Date
    The Cabinet Order for Enforcement Date is to stipulate the enforcement date of the Act to be May 23, 2019.
  2. Outline of the Order for Enforcement
    The Order for Enforcement is to take the following measures involving the application of the National Public Officers Mutual Aid Association Act, etc. to governmental officials who are dispatched to the association:

3. Schedule

Promulgation: May 15 (Wed.), 2019
Enforcement: May 23 (Thur.), 2019

Division in Charge

International Exhibitions Promotion Office, Commerce and Service Industry Policy Group

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