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A Lower House panel began full-fledged deliberations Tuesday on removing the ban on online campaign activities in time for the Upper House election this summer.

A special committee on political ethics and revision of the Public Offices Election Law is examining a bill submitted by the Liberal Democratic Party-New Komeito ruling bloc and Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration Party), as well as another bill presented by the Democratic Party of Japan and Your Party.

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