The Abe cabinet, in order to do "exercise of collective self-defense rights" which was prohibited by the interpretation of Article 9 of the Constitution, They changed the interpretation of part of Article 9 of the Constitution.
Shinzo Abe cabinet has three points as contents of a new interpretation, in addition to individual self-defense rights, the Cabinet decided to exercise the right of collective self-defense.
To determine what constitutes the constitution, laws and other important matters of the Cabinet, such as important matters, by each minister.
This is called "New Three Requirements" of the use of force.
With this, the right to collective self-defense can be exercised without revising the constitution.