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English Publication of
"The Kenchikushi Law and the Related Regulations for Architects & Building Engineers"


JAEIC updated the English translation of the Kenchikushi Law and the Related Regulations which are effective as of January 2009. If you wish to obtain the copy, fill out an application form and send it to JAEIC following the instruction below.

It is important to note that only the Japanese edition of these laws and regulations are the official and legally binding versions.

1. Publication

- Title: The Kenchikushi Law and the Related Regulations for Architects & Building Engineers
- Published by the Japan Architectural Educational and Information Center (JAEIC)
- Size: 148mm by 210mm
- Weight: 330g

2. Contents

- Outline of the Kenchikushi System in Japan
- The Kenchikushi Law
- The Kenchikushi Law Enforcement Order
- The Kenchikushi Law Enforcement Regulation
- Related Regulations
-   The Ministerial Order Concerning the Centrally-Designated Registration Organization and Other Organizations Based on the Kenchikushi Law (MLIT Order No. 37 (Extract))
-   Establishment of architecture-related subjects designated by the Minister under Article 14 item (1) to (3) and Article 15 item (1) and (2) of the Kenchikushi Law, and identification of persons who possess knowledge and skills equal or superior to those of persons identified under Article 14 items (1) to (4) of the Kenchikushi Law (MLIT Notification No. 740 - 745)
-   Establishment of contents and length of the lectures stipulated by the Minister under Article 28 item (2), Article 39 item (2), and Article 42 item (2) of the Ministerial Order Concerning Centrally-Designated Registration Organization and Other Organizations Based on the Kenchikushi Law (MLIT Notification No. 881 - 883)
-   Establishment of practice stipulated by the Minister under Article 10 paragraph 1 item (6) of the Kenchikushi Law Enforcement Regulation (MLIT Notification No. 1033)
-   Identification of persons whom the Minister deems to possess knowledge equal or superior to that of persons who have taken the lectures or passed the achievement tests and establishment of subjects, which are designated by the Minister for the lectures or the achievement tests in accordance with Article 28 item (9) of the Ministerial Order Concerning the Centrally-Designated Registration Organization and Other Organizations Based on the Kenchikushi Law (MLIT Notification No. 1428)
-   Achievement Test Guidelines (Draft)
* MLIT = the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
- Glossary

3. How to apply

Fill out an application form and send it by e-mail to JAEIC.
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