International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Ratification and Reservations by Japan



Approval of the Diet:1/12/1995

Decision by the Cabinet:15/12/1995

Receipt of the instrument by UN:15/12/1995

Entry into force:14/01/1996


In applying the provisions of paragraphs (a) and (b) of article 4 of the [said Convention] Japan fulfills the obligations under those provisions

to the extent that fulfillment of the obligations is compatible with the guarantee of the rights to freedom of assembly, association and expression and other rights under the Constitution of Japan, noting the phrase `with due regard to the principles embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the rights expressly set forth in article 5 of this Convention' referred to in article 4.