Article 96 requires that any revision gain the approval of two-thirds of legislators from both houses of the Diet and then approval by a majority in a national referendum.
Article 4 The Emperor shall perform only such acts in matters of state as are provided for in this Constitution and he shall not have powers related to …
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Article 96 of the Japanese Constitution stipulates that any constitutional amendment needs to be passed by a majority of two thirds or more of both Houses of the Diet. The Constitution of 1890 was patterned after the constitution of ＊ This article is based on a text of the lecture given by the author at Baldwin- Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, U.S.A., in their Constitution …
— Article 9, The Constitution of Japan (1947) The above statement was written into the postwar Japanese constitution by the American officials who headed the occupation of Japan.
Japan is currently divided over whether to alter its constitution by removing Article 9, the famous clause that outlaws war. This constitution is sometimes called the "MacArthur Constitution," because General Douglas MacArthur, commander of all Allied forces in the Pacific, directed its writing.
February/March 2017, Japan. This article is within the scope of WikiProject Law, an attempt at providing a comprehensive, standardised, pan-jurisdictional and up-to-date resource for the legal field and the subjects encompassed by … Article 96 of the Japanese constitution goes as such: 第九十六条 この憲法の改正は、各議院の総議員の三分の二以上の賛成で、国会が、これを発議し、国民に提案してその承認を経なければならない。 この承認には、特別の国民投票又は国会の定める選挙の際行はれる投票におい … Article 3 The advice and approval of the Cabinet shall be required for all acts of the Emperor in matters of state, and the Cabinet shall be responsible therefor.