Notice Concerning Prohibition of Copying or Reproduction
Note that simply being in possession of material that has been digitally copied or reproduced
by means of a scanner, digital camera or other device may be punishable by law.
•Items prohibited by law from being copied
Do not copy or reproduce paper money, coins,
securities, government bonds, or local govern-
ment bonds, even if such copies or reproductions
are stamped “Sample”.
The copying or reproduction of paper money,
coins, or securities which are circulated in a for-
eign country is prohibited.
Unless the prior permission of the government
has been obtained, the copying or reproduction
of unused postage stamps or post cards issued
by the government is prohibited.
The copying or reproduction of stamps issued by
the government and of certified documents stip-
ulated by law is prohibited.
•Cautions on certain copies and reproduc-
The government has issued cautions on copies or
reproductions of securities issued by private
companies (shares, bills, checks, gift certificates,
etc.), commuter passes, or coupon tickets, ex-
cept when a minimum of necessary copies are to
be provided for business use by a company. Also,
do not copy or reproduce passports issued by the
government, licenses issued by public agencies
and private groups, ID cards, and tickets, such as
passes and meal coupons.
•Comply with copyright notices
The copying or reproduction of copyrighted cre-
ative works such as books, music, paintings,
woodcut prints, maps, drawings, movies, and
photographs is governed by national and inter-
national copyright laws. Do not use this product
for the purpose of making illegal copies or to in-
fringe copyright laws.