Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

Book of the Month

Cover of Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants

Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants

Price: £225.00

Offers for Newly Called Barristers & Students

Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students

Read More ...

Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online


Constitutional Law of Japan

Image not available lge

ISBN13: 9789041104854
ISBN: 9041104852
Published: July 2000
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This is a guide to current Japanese constitutional law. A general introduction includes information on the political system and the historical background of Japan.;The book deals with: the sources of Japanese constitutional law (treaties, constitutions, legislation, jurisprudence, unwritten law, subordinate rules and regulations and hierarchy of legal rules); the form of Government (outlining the legal status of the Head of State, the Legislature, the Executive, the Judiciary and independent agencies); the State and its subdivisions, citizenship and the administration of justice (nationality, human rights, judicial control, legal position of aliens); and specific problems such as foreign relations, the power of the military, emergency laws and taxing power.

Image not available lge
Part I: Sources of Constitutional Law.
1. Treaties.
2. Constitution.
3. Legislation.
4. Jurisprudence.
5. Unwritten Law.
6. Subordinate Rules and Regulations.
7. Hierarchy of Legal Rules. Part II: Form of Government.
1. General Introduction.
2. Head of State.
3. The Legislature.
4. The Executive.
5. The Judiciary.
6. Independent Agencies. Part III: The State and Its Subdivisions.
1. Local Self-Government.
2. Forms of Local Government. Part IV: Citizenship and the Administration of Justice.
1. Rules Concerning Nationality and Relevance of Nationality.
2. Fundamental Human Rights and Liberties.
3. Judicial Control of Administrative Action.
4. Legal Position of Aliens. Part V: Specific Problems.
1. War, Treaty, and Foreign Affairs Powers.
2. Emergency Laws.
3. Taxing Power and Spending Power.