All national papers reported that the Tokyo District Court ruled on Monday that an order by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for a restaurant chain operator to reduce its business hours amid the coronavirus pandemic was illegal. However, the papers said the court denied a claim by Global-Dining Inc. alleging negligence by Tokyo Governor Koike and dismissed its damages claim. The company immediately appealed the ruling.
Court finds Tokyo’s directive for restaurant chain to shorten business hours illegal
- May 17, 2022
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