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.