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Ministry of Home Affairs (自治省, Jichishō) was a ministry in the Japanese government that existed from July 1, 1960, to January 5, 2001, and is now part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. The head of the ministry was a member of a cabinet.

Ministry of Home Affairs
自治省
Jichi-shō
Agency overview
FormedJuly 1, 1960 (1960-07-01)
Preceding agency
DissolvedJanuary 5, 2001 (2001-01-05)
Superseding agency
Jurisdiction Japan
HeadquartersChiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Parent agencyGovernment of Japan
Websitehttp://www.mha.go.jp:80/eng/index.html

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