Committees of the House of Councillors

No. of Members
Standing Committees Committee on Cabinet 21
Committee on General Affairs 25
Committee on Judicial Affairs 21
Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense 21
Committee on Financial Affairs 25
Committee on Education, Culture and Science 20
Committee on Health, Welfare and Labour 25
Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 21
Committee on Economy and Industry 21
Committee on Land and Transport 25
Committee on Environment 20
Committee on Fundamental National Policies 20
Committee on Budget 45
Committee on Audit 30
Committee on Oversight of Administration 35
Committee on Rules and Administration 25
Committee on Discipline 10
Special Committees Special Committee on Disasters 20
Special Committee on Official Development Assistance and Related Matters as well as Okinawa and Northern Problems 35
Special Committee on Political Ethics and Election System 35
Special Committee on North Korean Abduction Issue and Related Matters 20
Special Committee on Regional Revitalization and Formation of a Digital Society 20
Special Committee on Consumer Affairs 20
Special Committee on Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake 35
Research Committees Research Committee on International Economy and Foreign Affairs 25
Research Committee on National Life and Economy 25
Research Committee on Natural Resources and Energy 25
Commission on the Constitution 45
Board of Oversight and Review of Specially Designated Secrets 8
Deliberative Council on Political Ethics 15