||Public Assistance Law (Law No. 144 of May 4, 1950).
||Assistance et services sociaux
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||Legislation on-line Japanese Law Translations, Ministry of Justice, Japan PDF of Act in English (consulté le 2014-02-13)
||The purpose of this Act is for the State to guarantee a minimum standard of living as well as to promote self-support for all citizens who are in living in poverty by providing the necessary public assistance according to the level of poverty, based on the principles prescribed in Article 25 of the Constitution of Japan (Article 1).