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Organization of Land Economy and Construction Industries Bureau

Organization of “Land Economy and Construction Industries Bureau”(MLIT)


General Affairs Division
  1. Matters concerning general arrangement of affairs under the jurisdiction of the Land Economy and Construction and Engineering Industry Bureau.
  2. Matters concerning annual reports, etc. on trends concerning land and basic measures to be submitted pursuant to the provisions of Article 10 of the Basic Act for Land (Act No. 84 of 1989).
  3. Matters concerning general affairs of the Land Policy Subcommittee of the National Land Council.
  4. In addition to the matters mentioned in 1. to 3. above, matters under the jurisdiction of the Land Economy and Construction and Engineering Industry Bureau that are not under the jurisdiction of other divisions.
Policy Planning Division
  1. Matters concerning design and planning of general policies on affairs under the jurisdiction of the Land Economy and Construction and Engineering Industry Bureau.
  2. Matters concerning design, planning, and promotion of general and basic policies on land price measures and other land-related issues (excluding matters under the jurisdiction of other divisions).
  3. Matters concerning the supply and management of residential land (excluding matters under the jurisdiction of the City Bureau and the Housing Bureau).
  4. Matters concerning the establishment and services of Farming and Residence Associations (excluding matters under the jurisdiction of the City Bureau).
  5. Matters concerning real property appraisal.
Land and Real Property Market Division
  1. Matters concerning design and planning of general and basic policies on the development of the land market.
  2. Matters concerning the collection, analysis, and provision of information on land (excluding matters under the jurisdiction of the Land Price Research Division).
Land Price Research Division
  1. Matters concerning land price research.
  2. Among the affairs concerning the regulation of land transactions and the purchase of unused land pursuant to the provisions of the National Land Use Planning Act, matters concerning transaction prices and purchase prices.
  3. Matters concerning the system for the acquisition of land for public facilities.
  4. Matters concerning design, planning, arrangement, and guidance on measures to promote the acquisition of land for public facilities necessary for projects under the division’s direct management.
  5. Matters concerning the generalization of affairs on the management of property acquired for conversion to public property in relation to projects under the division’s direct management.
  6. Affairs concerning the preemption of land pursuant to the provisions of the Act on Advancement of Expansion of Public Lands and Land Development Corporations.
  7. Matters concerning the lending of funds to Land Development Corporations pursuant to the provisions of the Act on Loan of Urban Development Fund.
  8. Matters concerning land market value publication.
Cadastral Promotion Division

Affairs concerning the Cadastral Survey and the development of a land registry.

Real Estate Industry Division

Affairs concerning the growth, improvement, and arrangement of the real estate industry, and the facilitation and optimization of real estate transactions (excluding affairs under the jurisdiction of the Real Estate Market Division).

Real Estate Market Division
  1. Matters concerning the development of the real estate market.
  2. Matters concerning restrictions on land transactions and land use arrangements pursuant to the provisions of the National Land Use Planning Act (excluding matters under the jurisdiction of the Land Price Research Division).
Construction Industry Division
  1. Matters concerning the growth, improvement, and arrangement of the construction industry (including water treatment system contractors) (excluding matters under the jurisdiction of the Policy Bureau and the Construction Market Division).
  2. Matters concerning optimization of construction contracts (excluding matters under the jurisdiction of the Construction Market Division).
  3. Matters concerning the coordination of affairs in relation to basic policies prescribed in Article 3, paragraph (1) of the Construction Material Recycling Act.
  4. Matters concerning the growth, improvement, and arrangement of the advance payment guarantee business for public works.
  5. Matters concerning general affairs of the Industry Subcommittee of the Social Infrastructure Development Council.
Construction Market Division
  1. Matters concerning the design, planning, and guidance on measures for the improvement of management methods and the enhancement of technology for builders and construction consultants (hereinafter collectively referred to as “builders, etc.”).
  2. Matters concerning optimization of construction work subcontracts.
  3. Matters concerning design, planning, and guidance on the procurement of labor and materials by builders, etc.
  4. Matters concerning design, planning, and guidance on measures for the improvement of methods to jointly receive contracts or consignments for construction consultants.
  5. Matters concerning the mediation of funds necessary for the business conducted by builders, etc.
  6. Matters concerning small and medium-sized enterprise cooperatives, cooperative partnerships, and commercial and industrial associations organized by builders, etc.
  7. Out of the affairs concerning the establishment of basic policies pursuant to the provisions of the Act for Facilitating New Business Activities of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (Act No. 18 of 1999), matters concerning the business start-ups by builders, etc.
  8. Matters concerning the growth, improvement, and arrangement of the surveying industry.
  9. Matters concerning arrangement and guidance on facilitating the procurement of labor and materials for the projects under the division’s direct management.
  10. Matters concerning the basis of integration for projects under the division’s direct management (limited to the basis of integration for labor procurement).

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