A government deregulation panel said Thursday it will seek enactment of a general law to create “special structural reform zones,” rather than individual laws, the panel’s chairman said.

The Council for Regulatory Reform expects the law to list in a cross-ministerial manner the types of special zones in which specific regulations will be drastically eased or abolished, Orix Corp. Chairman Yoshihiko Miyauchi told a news conference.

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