Judicial Review of Administrative Actions in Japan


  • Wasin Yimyam School of Political Science and Laws, Walailak University
  • Yeam Arunotivivat Junior Judge of the Administrative Court of First Instance


Judicial Review, Administrative Actions, Court, Japan


Judicial review of administrative actions plays a key role in making the rule of law effective in practice. In Japan, the Court of Justice, a judicial organization responsible for verifying legitimacy of administrative acts, is empowered by the Constitution to try and adjudicate all cases, including administrative ones. However, adjudication of administrative cases differs from ordinary civil cases due to the enactment of distinct Japanese administrative case litigation law, Specifically, it determines the nature and types of administrative cases, parties in disputes, and conditions for filing diverse cases, such as over who has the right to file administrative lawsuits, litigation periods, and court issuance of a decree.


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How to Cite

Yimyam, W., & Arunotivivat, Y. (2022). Judicial Review of Administrative Actions in Japan. Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Research and Development (JMARD), 4(1), 13–28. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMARD/article/view/252006