Japan to introduce extraordinary emperor abdication provison to its constitutional framework

By Nikkei, 20 March 2017
Emperor Akihito (Photo credit: AP)
Emperor Akihito (Photo credit: AP)
Japan's parliament officially recommended Friday that legislation be passed allowing Emperor Akihito to step down as a one-time exception to Imperial House Law, after ruling and opposition parties reached an accord. The top two leaders from each Diet chamber presented the recommendation to Prime ...
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