The Asuka Kiyomihara Code (飛鳥浄御原令, Asuka Kiyomihara ryo) refers to a collection of governing rules compiled and promulgated in 689, one of the first, if not the first collection of Ritsuryo laws in classical Japan. Ritsuryo (å¾ä»¤) is the historical law system based on the philosophies of Confucianism and Chinese Legalism in Japan. ...
Although not "finalized" (not incorporating a penal code, a "Ritsu", for instance), the code already incorporated several important regulations (for instance compulsory registration for citizens), which paved the way for the more complete Taiho Code.
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