Civil code revision memo -enacted from July 1st

Civil Code and Housework Procedure Act was amended last year. It was a major amendment of the law of succession in Japan.

Revised matter has been enforced gradually.

The stages are

(1) Measures to ease the method of autograph test will

It has been implemented since January 13, 2019.

(2) Principle enforcement date-July 1, 2019

 details are below

(3) New establishment of spouse residence right and spouse short-term residence right-April 1, 2020

From July 1, 2019,

(1) Refunding system for deposits and savings before division of heritage

(2) Review of the legacy system

(3) Review of effects of inheritance, etc.

(4) Special contributions

Is in force.