July 22, 2013

LDP & Komeito secure majority in chamber in Japanese election but no the the two thirds needed to review the constitution



"The LDP-New Komeito bloc secured a majority in the chamber but not the two-thirds majority it will need to revise any clause in the Constitution before the agenda is put to a national referendum, as stipulated under Article 96"




Source: 
One-party rule back but Abe could blow it
BY AYAKO MIE
July 22nd 2013
Japan Times

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