07 April 2020 – State of emergency declared for seven prefectures

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Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister’s Office of Japan

Overview: Pursuant to Article 32, Paragraph 1 of the Act on Special Measures for Pandemic Influenza and New Infectious Diseases Preparedness and Response (Act No. 31 of 2012), the government has declared a state of emergency in relation to the novel coronavirus disease (hereinafter referred to as “the novel coronavirus disease” as defined in Article 1-2, Paragraph 1 of the Supplementary Provisions of the aforementioned Act) as follows:
Full details here: https://japan.kantei.go.jp/ongoingtopics/_00018.html

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Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government