However, the ruling coalition of the Liberal Democratic Party and New Komeito and opposition Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan) were far too opportunistic in the way they dealt with the bill to revise the anti-terrorism special measures law
The Mainichi called the Anti-Terrorism Special Measures Law
1) This dispatch commenced the first combat theater operations of the Japanese navy abroad since the end of hostilities in 1945 and followed the overwhelming Diet approval, two weeks earlier, of the Anti-Terrorism Special Measures Law
Within a matter of two months, the Diet managed to pass the Anti-Terrorism Special Measures Law
and revise the UN Peacekeeping Operations Cooperation Law of 1992, making it possible for Japan to send SDF personnel to supply logistic support to the US-led coalition forces fighting against terrorist groups in Afghanistan.
11 terrorist attacks on the United States and Japan's enacting of the Anti-Terrorism Special Measures Law
were picked Thursday by Japanese news editors as the biggest news items of the year.
As for Japan, the Japanese Diet passed a Anti-Terrorism Special Measures Law
on October 29, 2001.
vessels may have been used for the Iraq war, which deviates from the purpose of the anti-terrorism special measures law
Opposition Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan), which recently gained numerical superiority in the Upper House, opposes any extension of the anti-terrorism special measures law
, under which the MSDF vessels were dispatched.
The current anti-terrorism special measures law
, which enables the MSDF mission, is due to expire on Nov.
The dispatch overseas of SDF personnel to support a military campaign required enactment of the anti-terrorism special measures law
Following is a provisional translation provided by the Foreign Ministry of the full text of the ''Basic Plan Regarding Response Measures Based on the Anti-Terrorism Special Measures Law
2) Important points regarding the cooperation and support activities stipulated in the latter part of the section 3, in the Article 3 of the Anti-Terrorism Special Measures Law
which accompany the implementation of the search and rescue activities