Japan Country Law Study

Last updated: 27 April 2012 by twp

Last updated: 27 April 2012 by twp

  • SOFA with U.S.: YES / linked here (Japan MOFA-hosted page with links to the text of the Mutual Defense Treaty, SOFA, and Agreements / Agreed Minutes under each).
  • ACSA Eligible: Yes
  • ACSA In Effect: YES / linked here (Japan MOFA-hosted page links to text of ACSA, and exchange of notes re: the ACSA)
  • Claims Process: International Agreement Claims Act (refer to SOFA Article XVIII for details)
  • State Party to Rome Treaty: Yes
  • Article 98 Agreement: No
  • United States Forces Japan Official site
  • Agreements and Documents Concerning US-Japan Relations: Comprehensive listing of Japanese, U.S., and bilateral agreements and documents relative to US-Japanese relationships. Hosted by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Agreements and Documents Concerning US-Japan Security Arrangements: Comprehensive listing of Japanese, U.S., and bilateral agreements and documents relative to US-Japanese security arrangements. Hosted by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Guidelines Regarding Off-Base U.S. Military Aircraft Accidents in Japan. Hosted by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.