Affairs of the Legal Affairs Bureau
The Legal Affairs Bureau is responsible for among other things, the civil administrative affairs, such as registration, family register, nationality and deposit to protect the property and identity matters of the people, the litigation affairs including litigation activities what are found to be related to the interests of the State and the human rights affairs for the protection of fundamental human rights as one of the local organizations of the Ministry of Justice.
For example: real estate registration when you purchase real estate, commercial registration when you set up a company, deposit when you were denied the receipt of apartment rent, family register when there is a change in the identity matter, such as birth, marriage and death.
The Legal Affairs Bureau is responsible for familiar and important affairs to the nationals.
Organizations of the Legal Affairs Bureau
The organizations of Legal Affairs Bureau is composed of "Legal Affairs Bureaus" (8 stations) and "District Legal Affairs Bureaus" (42 stations). The Legal Affairs Bureau is responsible for each block that is divided into eight blocks nationwide. The "District Legal Affairs Bureau" (42 stations) has been placed under the Legal Affairs Bureau. The District Legal Affairs Bureau is generally responsible for regions where prefectures are the units.
Moreover, Branch District Legal Affairs Bureaus and Branch Offices have been placed under the Legal Affairs Bureaus and District Legal Affairs Bureaus.
The Legal Affairs Bureaus, District Legal Affairs Bureaus and Branch District Legal Affairs Bureaus are responsible for registration, family register, nationality, deposit, litigation, and human rights affairs. Branch Offices are mainly responsible for registration.