The Japanese Diet began debating whether to legalize casino resorts this week. (Image: The Japan Times)
At times it has seemed unavoidable. At others, delays threatened to put it off forever. But finally, it seems as though the parliament that is japanese taking up the problem of legalizing casino gambling within their nation in earnest, as debate on the issue started earlier this week.
It's too belated for just about any casino bill to pass into law throughout the current session of the Diet, or parliament. The legislation is only now being debated in the lower house, and with the finish for the session coming on June 22, there's simply not the full time for the bill to work its way through both houses for passage.
Debate Should Lay Foundation for Passage
But nevertheless, bringing the bill up for debate is really a major step in the legislative process, and it's likely that this will trigger the bill being adopted once more in the autumn session.
' I want to pass it in the reduced home the next session of parliament, then enact it without fail into the house that is upper' said Liberal Democratic Party user Hiroyuki Hosoda, who leads the group looking to legalize casino resorts in Japan.
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