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Despite its positive stance toward information disclosure, the administration of Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama has rejected a request from a civic group member to disclose specifics of the government’s so-called secret funds for September, the group said Thursday.

The group, Seijishikin (political funds) Ombudsman, said it is poised to file a suit with the Osaka District Court for a repeal of the government decision not to disclose the requested information.

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