May 9, 2002
Ministry of Public Management,
Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications

MPHPT to invite public comments concerning the enactment of the announcement and a partial amendment following the amendment of the ministerial ordinance relating to the introduction of AIS



The MPHPT has decided to invite public comments concerning the new enactment and proposal for partial amendment of the Radio Law-related announcement. This enactment and partial amendment of the announcement follow the amendment of regulations for the enforcement of the Radio Law where it pertains to the installation of automatic identification system (AIS) equipment in certain vessels. The announcement draft was prepared by the MPHPT.

For details refer to the Japanese web site
http://www.soumu.go.jp/s-news/2002/020509_3.html

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International Policy Division, International Affairs Department
Telecommunications Bureau
Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications
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