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Japan
Practice Relating to Rule 134. Women
Japan’s Code of Criminal Procedure (1948), as amended in 2006, states: “If a woman condemned to death is pregnant, the execution shall be stayed by order of the Minister of Justice.” 
Japan, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1948, as amended in 2006, Article 479. (For a translation of Article 479, see Japan’s initial report to the Committee Against Torture, UN Doc. CAT/C/JPN/1, 21 March 2007, submitted 20 December 2005, Annex XIV, p. 102.)