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ICHIRO KOMATSU

Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 23, 2014
Former Cabinet Legislation Bureau chief Komatsu dies at 63
Former Cabinet Legislation Bureau chief Ichiro Komatsu died early Monday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga announced. He was 63.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 16, 2014
Abe's man in Cabinet law office steps down
Prime Minister Abe suffers a potential setback as Ichiro Komatsu, the first unilaterally appointed chief of the Cabinet Legislation Bureau, which interprets the Constitution, resigns.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 3, 2014
Abe stirs gadget-use debate in Diet
Using iPads and other digital devices during Diet sessions is banned under current rules as well as custom, but this may change after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the devices may invigorate deliberations.
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 20, 2013
New legislation bureau head eager to discuss collective self-defense
The new head of the Cabinet Legislation Bureau said Monday he is eager to discuss rethinking the government's current interpretation of the war-renouncing Constitution.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 8, 2013
Komatsu posting sets stage for reinterpretation
Ambassador to France Ichiro Komatsu is installed as the new head of the Cabinet Legislation Bureau, paving the way for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to challenge the government's interpretation of the Constitution.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 2, 2013
Abe pick sets stage for collective defense OK
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to appoint Ambassador to France Ichiro Komatsu to head the Cabinet Legislation Bureau, apparently because he appears more amenable to the lifting of Japan's self-imposed ban on engaging in the right of collective self-defense.

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