Monthly Archives: December, 2014

1. Introduction ~Indonesia Overview ~

Indonesia is friendly toward Japan, whose relationship with Indonesia is long-standing. The acceptance of foreign students and trainees and exchanges through various training programmes are both thriving. In recent years, not only national governments but local ones are keen to promote product exhibitions, tourist attractions, human resource exchanges and educational exchanges. According to a BBC …

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Japanese Real Estate Lease

The Japanese treatment of land and buildings differs from that of most Western countries, where a building and the land it occupies form one estate. The Japanese law of property treats the land and any building on it as separate estates, subject to separate systems of registration. This follows the Japanese tradition that a building …

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Rights to property

Rights to property are generally conveyed by contract or succession, or by prescription. A conveyance of real property must be recorded at the local Legal Affairs Bureau to be valid. In some cases, where property rights were not recorded because someone acted in breach of trust or in bad faith, or failed in their duty …

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Japanese property system Part 2

Japanese property law distinguishes between ownership rights and rights of possession. Ownership involves having the title to property. It includes the right to use and enjoy the property, provided no-one else has possession, and to dispose of it in accordance with the law. Ownership rights continue until the property is transferred or lost or as …

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Japanese property system

Most nations follow one of two main legal systems: Common Law (in the USA, Britain, Australia etc.) and Civil Law (in France, Germany, other European countries and also Japan). In the 19th century, Japan based its Civil Code on the legal codes of France and Germany, both Civil Law systems. Although it can be jointly …

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