Japan to ban drones in residential areas

It is reported by the Asahi Shimbun  that the government plans to ban individuals from operating drones in densely populated residential areas. An outline of the proposed rules on drones was endorsed at a liaison meeting of relevant government agencies on June 2.

The government will submit a bill to amend the Aviation Law, which currently does not regulate the operation of small unmanned aircraft, for passage during the ordinary Diet session that is due to wind up June 24.

June 03, 2015

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