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Many local governments remain undecided on whether coming-of-age ceremonies should continue to be held for people aged 20 after the age of adulthood defined under the country’s Civil Code is lowered to 18 from 20 in April 2022 following the planned revision of the law.

Many municipal governments hold coming-of-age ceremonies, mainly on the second Monday of January, which is designated as Coming of Age Day, a public holiday.

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