13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate? - Japan

Country: 
Japan
Question: 
13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate?
Answer: 
Yes
Source: 

Art 136.2 (1) In compiling the broadcast programs for domestic broadcasting, any broadcaster shall be politically impartial.(2) Public officials of the national or local government and other specified public corporations shall not participate in election campaigns by taking advantage of their positions. [description, not direct quote] (Source: Broadcast Act, 1950 (as amended by Act No.65 of 2010))