In Japan, an affiliated institution (施設等機関, shisetsutō kikan, literally, an institution etc. organization), also called a facility, is a collective term for organizations such as test and research agencies or training schools that are under the controls of the Cabinet Office or other governmental organizations established due to Article 3 Clause 2 of the National Government Organization Law. It is distinguished from an attached organization. The classification was created on 1 July 1985 when an amendment to the National Government Organization Law was put into effect

List of the affiliated institutionsEdit