- Date: 1896
- Japanese: 六三法 (rokusan hou)
The passage of Law 63 generated considerable recurring opposition against it, chiefly among the more liberal members of the government, who deemed it unconstitutional, since the Meiji Constitution declared that only the Diet had law-making power. Eventually, the Law was modified, tempering the power of the Taiwanese Governor-General; however, the Governor-General of Korea retained these unilateral legislative powers.
- Mark Peattie, "Japanese Attitudes toward Colonialism, 1895-1945," in Peattie and Ramon Myers (eds.), The Japanese Colonial Empire, 1895-1945, Princeton University Press (1984), 101.