|Prime Minister of Japan|
Emblem of the Prime Minister of Japan
|Appointer||the Diet and the Emperor|
|Formation||December 22, 1885|
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The Prime Minister of Japan (内閣総理大臣 Naikaku sōri daijin?) is the usual English-language term used for the head of government of Japan, although the literal translation of the Japanese name for the office is Prime Minister of the Cabinet. was the 91st Prime Minister of Japan, serving from 2007 to 2008 The is Japan's Bicameral Legislature. It is composed of a Lower house, called the House of Representatives, and an Upper house, called The of Japan is the country's Monarch. He is the head of the Japanese Imperial Family. An inauguration is a ceremony of formal Investiture whereby an individual assumes an office or position of authority or power was a Japanese statesman Resident-General of Korea, four time Prime Minister of Japan (the 1st 5th 7th and 10th and Genrō. Events 1790 - The Turkish fortress of Izmail is stormed and captured by Suvorov and his Russian armies Year 1885 ( MDCCCLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. The politics of Japan is in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic Monarchy, where the Prime Minister of Japan is the The politics of Japan is in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic Monarchy, where the Prime Minister of Japan is the The has been the founding legal document of Japan since 1947 The constitution provides for a Parliamentary system of government and guarantees certain fundamental rights The of Japan is the country's Monarch. He is the head of the Japanese Imperial Family. is the current of Japan, and the 125th Emperor according to Japan's traditional order of succession. The is a government agency of Japan in charge of the state matters concerning Japan's imperial family and also keeping the Privy Seal and the State Seal Japan no longer officially has the traditional Federal system, and its 47 prefectures, and prefectural and municipal assembly members are popularly elected for This is a list of Prime Ministers of Japan, and its predecessor state the Empire of Japan, from when the first Prime Minister (in the modern sense Hirobumi was the 91st Prime Minister of Japan, serving from 2007 to 2008 The is the Executive branch of the Government of Japan. It consists of the Prime Minister and up to fourteen other members called Ministers of State The most influential part of the executive of the Japanese government are the ministries. The is Japan's Bicameral Legislature. It is composed of a Lower house, called the House of Representatives, and an Upper house, called The is the Upper house of the Diet of Japan. The House of Representatives is the Lower house. The is the Lower house of the Diet of Japan. The House of Councillors of Japan is the Upper house. In the judicial system of Japan, the postwar constitution guarantees that "all judges shall be independent in the exercise of their conscience and shall be bound only by The Japanese political system has three types of elections general elections to the House of Representatives held every four years (unless the lower house is dissolved earlier elections Japan held a nationwide election for the House of Representatives, the more powerful Lower house of the National Diet than the Upper house, on Japan held a nationwide election to the House of Representatives, the more powerful Lower house of the National Diet, on July 18, 1993 A general election took place in Japan on October 20, 1996. Incumbent Prime Minister Hashimoto Ryutaro of the coalition of the Liberal Democratic Party Elections to the Shugi-In ( House of Representatives) of the Japanese Diet were held on 25 June 2000. A general election took place in Japan on November 9, 2003. Incumbent Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of the Liberal Elections to the House of Councillors, the upper house of the legislature of Japan, were held on July 11, 2004. For a breakdown of the results by block district with maps see Results of Japan general election 2005 Japan held a nationwide election to The for the upper house of the legislature of Japan were held on July 29 2007. Political parties in Japan lists political parties in Japan. Japan while universally recognized as a Liberal democracy with free and fair elections The, frequently abbreviated to LDP or, is a Centre right, conservative, Political party and the largest party in Japan. The is a liberal Political party in Japan founded in 1998 by the merger of several smaller parties The, New Komeito Party, or NKP is a Centre-right political party in Japan founded by members of the Buddhist organization Soka Gakkai The Japanese Communist Party ( JCP) ( Japanese " 日本共産党 Nihon Kyōsan-tō) is a Political party in Japan. The Social Democratic Party (社会民主党 Shakai Minshu-tō, often abbreviated to 社民党 Shamin-tō; also abbreviated as SDP in English While Japan 's political mainstream can be described as a "one and a half" party system with the LDP being the dominant force there is room for political extremism The prefectures of Japan are the country's 47 sub-national Jurisdictions one "metropolis" (都 to) Tokyo; one " circuit Monetary policy pertains to the regulation availability and cost of credit while fiscal policy deals with government expenditures taxes and debt The primary responsibility for the Japanese foreign policy, as determined by the 1947 constitution, is exercised by the cabinet and subject to the overall supervision Since the surrender after World War II and the return to the international community by the Treaty of San Francisco, Japanese diplomatic policy has been Japan is a Liberal democracy. According to Ministry of Justice (MOJ figures the Japanese Legal Affairs Bureau offices and civil liberties volunteers dealt Information on politics by country is available for every Country, including both De jure and De facto independent This article focuses on the cases where the Head of Government is a separate office from the Head of State For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. The Prime Minister is appointed by the Emperor of Japan after being designated by the Diet from among its members, and must enjoy the confidence of the House of Representatives to remain in office. The of Japan is the country's Monarch. He is the head of the Japanese Imperial Family. The is Japan's Bicameral Legislature. It is composed of a Lower house, called the House of Representatives, and an Upper house, called The is the Lower house of the Diet of Japan. The House of Councillors of Japan is the Upper house. The Prime Minister is the head of the Cabinet and appoints and dismisses the Ministers of State. The is the Executive branch of the Government of Japan. It consists of the Prime Minister and up to fourteen other members called Ministers of State Minister of State is a title borne by politicians or officials in certain countries governed under a Parliamentary system. Yasuo Fukuda has been the prime minister since September 26, 2007. was the 91st Prime Minister of Japan, serving from 2007 to 2008 Events 46 BC - Julius Caesar dedicates a Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. 
The office was created in 1885, four years before the enactment of the Meiji Constitution. The, more commonly known as the Imperial or Meiji Constitution, was the fundamental law of the Empire of Japan from 29 November 1890 until 2 May 1947 It took its current form with the adoption of the current constitution in 1947. The has been the founding legal document of Japan since 1947 The constitution provides for a Parliamentary system of government and guarantees certain fundamental rights
The Prime Minister is designated by both houses of the Diet, before the conduct of any other business. The is Japan's Bicameral Legislature. It is composed of a Lower house, called the House of Representatives, and an Upper house, called For that purpose, each conducts a ballot under the run-off system. The two-round system (also known as the second ballot or runoff voting) is a Voting system used to elect a single winner If the two houses choose different individuals, then a joint committee of both houses is appointed to agree on a common candidate. Ultimately, however, if the two houses do not agree within ten days, the decision of the House of Representatives is deemed to be that of the Diet. Therefore, the House of Representatives can theoretically ensure the appointment of any Prime Minister it wishes.  The candidate is then formally appointed to office by the Emperor. The of Japan is the country's Monarch. He is the head of the Japanese Imperial Family. 
The Prime Minister must resign if the House of Representatives adopts a motion of no confidence or defeats a vote of confidence, unless the House of Representatives is dissolved within ten days. A motion of no confidence (also vote of no confidence, censure motion, no-confidence motion, or confidence motion) is a Parliamentary motion  THE PRIME MINISTER ONLY MEETS AND GREETS PEOPLE WITH A BOB!!!!!!
Under Article 5 of the Constitution, the Prime Minister exercises "control and supervision" over the entire executive branch. His countersignature is required for all laws and Cabinet orders.  Unlike most other parliamentary systems, where cabinet ministers theoretically have some freedom of action (within the limits of collective responsibility), the Japanese Cabinet is little more than an extension of the Prime Minister's authority. Collective responsibility is a concept or doctrine according to which individuals are to be held responsible for other people's actions by tolerating ignoring or harboring them without
The Prime Minister appoints all Cabinet ministers, and can dismiss them at any time.  He can also permit legal action to be taken against them.  He also must make reports on domestic and foreign relations to the Diet.  Under the Self-Defense Forces Act of 1954, the Prime Minister is commander in chief of the Japan Self-Defense Forces. The, or JSDF, are the military forces in Japan that were established after the end of the post- World War II American occupation of Japan
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Emblem of the Prime Minister
After the Meiji Restoration, the Daijō-kan system, which was used in the Nara period, was adopted as the Japanese government entity. The, also known as the Meiji Ishin, Revolution, or Renewal, was a chain of events that led to enormous changes in Japan 's political and social structure The was the Department of State in Nara and Heian period Japan and briefly under the Meiji Constitution. The of the History of Japan covers the years from AD 710 to 794. Political powers of their leader, Daijō Daijin and his aids, Sadaijin and Nadaijin were ambiguous and frequently conflicted with other positions such as Sangi. The or Chancellor of the Realm was the head of the Daijō-kan, or Department of State in Heian Japan and briefly under the Sadaijin (左大臣 most commonly translated as "Minister of the Left" was a government position in Japan in the late Nara and Heian The, usually translated as Inner Minister -- also known as the -- was a significant post in the Imperial court as re-organized under the ''Taihō'' Code. In the 1880s, Itō Hirobumi, then one of Sangi, started to examine the reformation of the governmental organization. was a Japanese statesman Resident-General of Korea, four time Prime Minister of Japan (the 1st 5th 7th and 10th and Genrō. In 1882, Ito and his staff, Ito Miyoji and Saionji Kinmochi, traveled to Europe and investigated constitutions in constitutional monarchies, the British Empire and the German Empire. ( 7 May, 1857 - 19 February 1934) was a statesman in Meiji period Japan. ( 23 October 1849 – 24 November 1940) was a Japanese politician statesman and twice Prime Minister of Japan. A constitutional monarchy, or a limited monarchy, is a form of Constitutional Government, wherein either an elected or hereditary Monarch is The British Empire was the largest empire in history and for over a century was the foremost global power. The German Empire is the name commonly used in English to describe Germany from 1871 to 1918 when it was a semi- Constitutional monarchy: beginning with the Unification After his return to Japan, Ito urged the need of a Constitution and a modern governmental system and persuaded conservatives to approve his plan. A constitution is a system for government often Codified as a written document that establishes the rules and principles of an autonomous political entity
On December 22, 1885, in the Daijō-kan order No. Events 1790 - The Turkish fortress of Izmail is stormed and captured by Suvorov and his Russian armies Year 1885 ( MDCCCLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common 69, abolition of Daijō-kan and the induction of the Prime minister (内閣総理大臣) and his cabinet were published. A cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of Government, typically representing the executive branch.
The Office of the Prime Minister of Japan is called the Kantei (官邸). The, also known as the or simply, is the office of the Prime Minister of Japan. The original Kantei served from 1929 until 2002. A new building was inaugurated at this time and now serves as the new Kantei.  The old Kantei was then converted to the new official residence, or Kōtei (公邸).