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New Constitutional Interpretation


Interpretation of Constitution changed

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.

Cabinet decision
To determine what constitutes the constitution, laws and other important matters of the Cabinet, such as important matters, by each minister.

"New three requirements" of exercise of force

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.


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