Consolidated TPP Text – Annex II – Schedule of Japan

Introductory Notes

1. In the interpretation of an entry, all elements of the entry shall be considered. The Description element shall prevail over all other elements.

2. For the purposes of this Annex, the term JSIC means Japan Standard Industrial Classification set out by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, and revised in October, 2013.

Sector: All

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)

Description: Investment

1. When transferring or disposing of its equity interests in, or the assets of, a state enterprise or a governmental entity, Japan reserves the right to:

2. Notwithstanding paragraph 1, the central level of the Government of Japan shall not adopt any prohibition, limitation or measure referred to in paragraph 1 by new laws or regulations following the initial transfer from the central level of government of Japan to an investor of the interests or assets referred to in paragraph 1. For greater certainty, the central level of government of Japan can maintain such prohibition, limitation or measure that is adopted or maintained at the initial transfer.

Existing Measures:

Sector: All

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to investments in or the supply of telegraph services, betting and gambling services, manufacture of tobacco products, manufacture of Bank of Japan notes, minting and sale of coinage, and postal services in Japan.Footnote 1, Footnote 2

Existing Measures: Telecommunications Business Law (Law No. 86 of 1984) Supplementary Provisions, Article 5
Postal Law (Law No. 165 of 1947), Article 2
Law Concerning Correspondence Delivery Provided by Private Operators (Law No. 99 of 2002)
Horse Racing Law (Law No. 158 of 1948), Article 1
Law relating to Motorboat Racing (Law No. 242 of 1951), Article 2
Bicycle Racing Law (Law No. 209 of 1948), Article 1
Auto Racing Law (Law No. 208 of 1950), Article 3
Lottery Law (Law No. 144 of 1948), Article 4
The Law relating to Unit of Currency and Issue of Coin (Law No. 42 of 1987), Article 10
Sports Promotion Lottery Law (Law No. 63 of 1998), Article 3.

Sector: All (Unrecognised or Technically Unfeasible Services)

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: Market Access (Article 10.5)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to services other than those recognised or other than those that should have been recognised by the Government of Japan owing to the circumstances at the date of entry into force of this Agreement.

Any services classified positively and explicitly in JSIC or CPC, at the date of entry into force of this Agreement should have been recognised by the Government of Japan at that time.

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to the supply of services in any mode of supply in which those services were not technically feasible at the date of entry into force of this Agreement.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Aerospace Industry

Sub-Sector: Space industry

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to the investments in space industry.

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to the supply of services in space industry, including:

Existing Measures: Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law (Law No. 228 of 1949), Article 27 and Article 30

Sector: Arms and Explosives Industry

Sub-Sector: Arms industry
Explosives manufacturing industry

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to the investment in the arms industry and explosives manufacturing industry.

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to the supply of services in the arms industry and explosives manufacturing industry, including:

Existing Measures: Ordnance Manufacturing Law (Law No. 145 of 1953), Article 5
Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law (Law No. 228 of 1949), Article 27 and Article 30
Cabinet Order on Foreign Direct Investment (Cabinet Order No. 261 of 1980), Article 3 and Article 5

Sector: Information and Communications

Sub-Sector: Broadcasting industry

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to investments or the supply of services in broadcasting industry.

For the purposes of this entry, “broadcasting” means the transmission of telecommunications with the aim of direct reception by the public (paragraph 1 of Article 2 of the Broadcast Law (Law No. 132 of 1950) and does not include on-demand services including such services supplied over the internet.

Existing Measures:

Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law (Law No. 228 of 1949), Article 27
Cabinet Order on Foreign Direct Investment (Cabinet Order No. 261 of 1980), Article 3
Radio Law (Law No. 131 of 1950), Chapter 2
Broadcast Law, Chapter 2, Chapter 5, Chapter 6, Chapter 7 and Chapter 8

Sector: Education, Learning Support

Sub-Sector: Primary and secondary educational services

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to investments or the supply of primary and secondary educational services.

Existing Measures: Fundamental Law of Education (Law No. 120 of 2006), Article 6
School Education Law (Law No. 26 of 1947), Article 2
Private School Law (Law No. 270 of 1949), Article 3
Law Concerning Advancement of Comprehensive Service Related to Education, Child Care, etc. of Preschool Children (Law No.77 of 2005)

Sector: Energy

Sub-Sector: Electricity utility industry
Gas utility industry
Nuclear energy industry

Industry ClassificationFootnote 3:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)Footnote 4
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 10.4)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to investments or the supply of services in the energy industry listed in the “sub-sector” element.

Existing Measures: Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law (Law No. 228 of 1949), Article 27 and Article 30
Cabinet Order on Foreign Direct Investment (Cabinet Order No. 261 of 1980), Article 3 and Article 5
Electricity Business Law (Law No.170 of 1964), Article 5
Gas Business Law (Law No.51 of 1954), Article 5
Specified Radioactive Waste Final Disposal Law (Law No. 117 of 2000), Chapter 5

Sector: Fisheries and Services incidental to Fisheries

Sub-Sector: Fisheries within the territorial sea, internal waters, exclusive economic zone and continental shelf

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to investments or the supply of services in fisheries in the territorial sea, internal waters, exclusive economic zone, and continental shelf of Japan.

For the purposes of this entry, the term “fisheries” means the work of taking and cultivation of aquatic resources, including the following fisheries related services:

Existing Measures: Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law (Law No. 228 of 1949), Article 27
Cabinet Order on Foreign Direct Investment (Cabinet Order No. 261 of 1980), Article 3
Law for Regulation of Fishing Operation by Foreign Nationals (Law No. 60 of 1967), Article 3, Article 4 and Article 6
Law Concerning the Exercise of Sovereign Rights concerning Fisheries in the Exclusive Economic Zones (Law No. 76 of 1996), Article 4, Article 5, Article 7, Article 8, Article 9, Article 10, Article 11, Article 12 and 14

Sector: Land Transaction

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

With respect to the acquisition or lease of land properties in Japan, prohibitions or restrictions may be imposed by Cabinet Order on foreign nationals or legal persons, where Japanese nationals or legal persons are placed under identical or similar prohibitions or restrictions in the foreign country.

Existing Measures: Alien Land Law (Law No. 42 of 1925), Article 1

Sector: Public Law Enforcement and Correctional Services and Social Services

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to investments or the supply of services in public law enforcement and correctional services, and in social services established or maintained for a public purpose: income security or insurance, social security or insurance, social welfare, public training, health, child care and public housing.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Security Guard Services

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 10.3)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to the supply of security guard services.

Existing Measures: Security Business Law (Law No. 117 of 1972), Article 4 and Article 5

Sector: Transport

Sub-Sector: Air transport

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Articles 9.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)

Description: Investment

Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure with respect to investment in airports or airport operation services as defined in Article 10.1 (Definitions).

Existing Measures:

Sector: All

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

1. Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure that accords differential treatment to countries under any bilateral or multilateral agreement in force on, or signed prior to, the date of entry into force of this Agreement.

2. Japan reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure that accords differential treatment to countries under any bilateral or multilateral agreement, other than the agreement referred to in paragraph 1, involving:

Existing Measures:

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