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Major upcoming political events as envisaged by government, ruling coalition

  • 2016-01-04 15:00:00
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(Nikkei: January 4, 2016 – p. 2)

 

January 4

Convocation of regular Diet session

 

Report by Prime Minister Abe on his diplomatic activities

January 6

Party representatives’ interpellation at plenary session of the House of Representatives

January 7

Party representatives’ interpellation at plenary session of the House of Councillors

Start of deliberations on supplementary budget for fiscal 2015 at the Lower House Budget Committee

Middle of January

Passage of supplementary budget

Late January

Four government policy speeches, including Prime Minister Abe’s policy speech

Party representatives’ interpellation at two Diet houses; start of deliberations on budget for fiscal 2016

Late March

Passage of FY2016 budget and tax system reform bill, including application of reduced tax rates when consumption tax rate is raised

April

Approval of TPP and deliberations on TPP-related bills?

May 26-27

Ise-Shima (G7) Summit

June 1

End of regular Diet session

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