Japan to debate amendments to its constitutional emergency provisions

By KYODO, 16 March 2017
A Diet panel on constitutional reform resumed deliberation on Thursday for the first time since November, debating whether to allow lawmakers’ terms to be extended during times of major disaster. In the first formal debate on the Constitution in the current session, questions on Thursday focused on the theme of protecting the public’s right to political representation. Representatives of rul[...] Read more here: The Japan Times


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