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The conservative Liberal Democratic Party might submit a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s government if it defers action on its tax hike legislation beyond the current Diet session, an LDP executive threatened Sunday.

Noda is pushing to get the bill passed before the Diet closes for the summer recess in June, but the opposition, which proposed the tax in the first place, is dragging its feet.

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