Consumer Education Promotion Council
The Consumer Education Promotion Council has been established based on the Act on Promotion of Consumer Education which came into force in December 2012.
The Act aims to promote consumer education in a comprehensive and integrated manner. One of assignments of the Council is exchanging information and coordinating among council members in order to promote comprehensive, systematic and effective consumer education.
To this end, the members of the Council shall be appointed from a wide range of fields including consumers, business operators, education officials, consumer organizations, business organizations and other affiliate representatives, and administrative organizations. By constructing and expressing opinions from each standpoint and exchanging information, the Council has made it possible for consumer education to be more practical.
At the Council, the Prime Minister and the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology prepare a "draft" and give an opinion to the "Basic Policy on the Promotion of Consumer Education" decided by the Cabinet.