1995 年 10 巻 p. 3-15,123
In Japan, Apportionment is a constitutionally required issue that is to allocate the number of seats in the House of Representatives in proportion to the population in each constituency.
The history and common sense prove that imperative issue is representational imbalance be solved in a manner that meets the principle of fairness.
The bill proposing the new electral system of somewhat strange type has already passed both Houses of the Diet.
The working committee reported to the Prime Minister, their plan of reorganizing the constituencies on August 12, 1994.
Based upon the plan, an Act is anticipated to become effective in the beginning of 1995.
I have repeatedly filed a suit against the issue of malapportionment in Japan with the desire of realizing the true rights of “equal protection under the law” for the nation.
This paper sets forth the new electoral system in the House of Representatives in Japan and the effect that would be brought about to the voters rights by emphasizing the significance of adjusting the current method of apportionment.