Drone Laws in Japan

drone-laws-in-japanJapan Regional Governing Body

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MILT)

Civil Aviation Bureau

Civil Aeronautics Act

Ministry of Justice Civil Code

UAV specifics:

Article 87:
http://www.japaneselawtranslation.go.jp/law/detail/?id=37&vm=02&re=02&new=1

Ministry of Justice Civil Code (Article 207)

Regulations:

A pilotless aircraft may fly when permitted by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
Article 87:
http://www.japaneselawtranslation.go.jp/law/detail/?id=37&vm=02&re=02&new=1

Additional Guidelines

Translations are unofficial. Please refer to the Official Gazette for the precise regulations.
Japan Ministry of Justice: http://www.moj.go.jp/

Regional Organizations