The revised anti-stalking law, passed in June in response to recent high-profile murder cases involving stalkers, took effect Thursday.
The revision, the first since the law was enacted in November 2000, requires the police to explain to a victim in writing if they don’t issue a warning to a stalker. It also requires that the police notify a victim when a warning has been issued.
Unable to view this article?
This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.
Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.
If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.
We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.