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[the April, 2017 enforcement] Information accompanied with revision for specific nonprofit activity promotion law

Last update date June 8, 2020

"Law to revise a part of the specific nonprofit activity promotion law" (2016 law No. 70) was established, and, on June 1, 2016, it was promulgated on June 7, 2016.
This revised law is enforced on April 1, 2017.
※But it is enforced from day to set by cabinet ordinance in the range that a part reckons from from day of the promulgation or day of the promulgation, and does not exceed two years six months.

About NPO law revision contents

With "information for specific nonprofit activity promotion law revision" (Cabinet Office making material), you show the points of revised contents, but please confirm in particular about the next point.

  • Periods to provide such as business reports were extended for five years. About business reports of the year to start after April, 2017, I would like correspondence.
  • Public announcement of aggressive information in Cabinet Office NPO corporation portal site was set so that further improvement of reliability for NPO corporation was planned. As corporation becomes able to place activity information and financing information by oneself, and this portal site is available for the use from smartphones, we would appreciate your utilizing positively. (from link following as for the new registration.)
  • Period to provide was extended about executive compensation official regulations of designated NPO corporation authorization for five years. I would like correspondence more for the year to start after April, 2017.
  • By prescribed revision to depend on name change and overseas remittances from temporary authorization non profit organization to exception authorization non profit organization, some formats are changed.
  • Among Yokohama-shi designated NPO corporations, in NPO corporation which received authorization, the regulations of it being said that it was submission-free revised documents that contents repeated in (annual report) such as executive compensation official regulations that needed submission about each authorized designated.

"Information for specific nonprofit activity promotion law revision" (Cabinet Office making material) (PDF: 1,743KB)

Cabinet Office NPO corporation portal site (the outside site)

Cabinet Office NPO corporation portal site (new registration) (the outside site)


About articles of association change

NPO corporation was required to change the registration of the total sum of assets every year in the Legal Affairs Bureau based on the registration laws such as associations, but is required to notify balance sheet publicly every year while the change registration becomes needless. (going to take effect October 1, 2018 ※) ※This is because it is done with day that the enforcement day about notification of balance sheet reckons that we are considered to be "plan" from day of the revised NPO law promulgation and sets by cabinet ordinance in within in June, 2002.

As it is necessary to set notification method of balance sheet in articles of association by October 1, 2018, we have you vote for articles of association change in the general meeting of 2017 or 2018 and would appreciate your performing necessary/required procedures.
For more details, please confirm the next material.

※When put together this time, and perform articles of association change accompanied with law revision of 2011, including "matter which is necessary the certification" have do articles of association change certification application in total to be changed, or will have do articles of association change certification application after the articles of association change registration form submission.

※About articles of association change report
※About articles of association change certification application

<important news>

Deadline for registration of the total sum of assets was extended from April 1, 2017 by revisions of the registration law such as associations.
(the revised front) It is less than two months after fiscal year
(after the revision) It is less than three months after fiscal year

<announcement of March 3, 2017 shipment>

We shipped "announcement of NPO law revision" for all corporations which Yokohama-shi had jurisdiction over on March 3, 2017. Please confirm material which you sent out from this.

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