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Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Provides information about its mission, organization, and projects. Statistical information and a guide to the MAFF are also included.

Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture

Gives an outline of MOE activities, news, statistics, its "white papers" from 1994 and '95, and links to related sites.

Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW)

Includes information on the MHW's organization, social security policies in Japan, statistics and a "white paper."

Ministry of Home Affairs

Provides an overview as well as information about election system reform, decentralization of government, hometown development, the local tax system, fire and disaster management, and more.

Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice is in charge of a broad area of legal affairs, which include civil, criminal, immigration and other matters. In particular, it takes charge of nationality, family registration and registration of real estate, prosecution of criminal cases, correction and rehabilitation of offenders, litigations involving the interests of the State, immigration control and registration of foreign residents, and the protection of the rights of citizens in general.

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport is in charge of providing, developing, operating and maintaining most of the public facilities such as roads, highways, sewerage, water resources, parks etc. The ministry is also responsible for preservation of land through implementation of projects for river improvements, erosion controls and coastal preservation.