The Cleen Wood Act starated in Japan and The Cleen Wood Navi Opened in English.
(July 10, 2018)

The Act on Promotion of Use and Distribution of Legally-harvested Wood and Wood Products (the Clean Wood Act) went into force on 20 May 2017.

The Objective of the Clean Wood Act is to promote the use and distribution of wood and wood products made from trees harvested in compliance with the laws and regulations of Japan and the countries of origin.

There is growing interest in the Act in the other countries.

A comparison of the Japanese Clean Wood Act and the EU Timber Regulation (EUFLEGT)10/13/2017
Japan Implements Clean Wood Act (USDA)5/26/2017

The website for the detail of the regislation opened in English by Forestry Agency
http://www.rinya.maff.go.jp/j/riyou/goho/english/english-index.html

The contents are as follows.

 The website for the detail of the legislation opened in English .

 1.The Act on Promotion of Use and Distribution of Legally-harvested Wood and Wood Products(PDF:103KB)

 2.The Ordinance for Enforcement of the Act on Promotion of Use and Distribution of Legally-harvested Wood and Wood Products(PDF:81KB)

 3.The Ordinance on Specifying the Standards of Judgment for the Wood-related Business Entities to Ensure the Use of Legally-harvested Wood and Wood Products(PDF:37KB)

 4.Basic Policies for Promoting the Use and Distribution of Legally-harvested Wood and Wood Products(PDF:81KB)

 The Guide to the Act on Promotion of Use and Distribution of Legally-harvested Wood and Wood Products(PDF:147KB)

 This document presents the essence of the Clean Wood Act, the Ordinances and the Basic Policies.

 Outlook of the Act on Promotion of Use and Distribution of Legally-harvested Wood and Wood Products(PDF:109KB)