HIROSHIMA (Kyodo) The government intends to abolish a law requiring disabled people to pay part of public services expenses and to seek an out-of-court settlement with the plaintiffs who filed suits to challenge its legitimacy.

During a hearing Thursday for the trial over the Services and Supports for Persons with Disabilities Act at the Hiroshima District Court, the state asked the plaintiffs to grant it three months to repeal the act and review the related lawsuits.

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