33 There are nine policy-based finance institutions: the National Life Finance Corporation, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Finance Corporation, the Japan Finance Corporation for Small and Medium Enterprises, the Japan Finance Corporation for Municipal Enterprises, the Okinawa Development Finance Corporation, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation, the Development Bank of Japan, the Shoko Chukin Bank, and the Government Housing Loan Corporation. Of these, under the Reorganization and Rationalization Plan for Special Public Corporations decided in December 2001 the Government Housing Loan Corporation is to be abolished by FY2006 and an incorporated administrative agency primarily focusing on securitization support operations is to be established but concerning the remaining 8 institutions it was decided that "deliberations are to commence in the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy at the beginning of 2002 and, taking into account the results of those deliberations, the Cabinet is to carefully assess economic conditions and reach a conclusion at the earliest possible time" (Reorganization and Rationalization Plan for Special Public Corporations (December 2001 Cabinet decision)).