“Extension of retirement age for public officials Need to be reviewed, including the Public Prosecutor’s Office Act,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Kan Said.

“Extension of retirement age for public officials Need to be reviewed, including the Public Prosecutor’s Office Act”, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kan May 22 15:33

At a press conference after the cabinet meeting, Mr. Kan said, “I am aware that the Ministry of Justice is considering the appointment of Mr. Kurokawa to succeed him. I would like Tobe minister Mori to continue his duties in the legal administration and to restore the trust of the prosecution.”
In addition, about the submission of the minister’s own resignation to Prime Minister Abe, “I am not aware of the details, but I think that the proposal is a sign that Minister Mori is keenly aware of the responsibility. I think the Prime Minister continued to be comforted by the desire to fulfill his duties to Minister Mori.”

On the other hand, regarding a bill to gradually raise the retirement age of public servants, including prosecutors, he said, “It is essential to listen to the public’s opinion on extending the retirement age of public servants, and there is an opinion that the current situation is different from the one when the new coronavirus created the bill. With this in mind, it is necessary to consider the revisions of the Public Prosecutor’s Office Act.”

Minister of Public Service Systems: “I have no talk of a scrapped plan”

At a press conference, Mr. Takeda, minister of public civil service systems, said at a press conference that he had not talked about scrapping a bill that would gradually raise the retirement age of national public servants, including prosecutors. I think prime minister Abe commented that he would like to consider the situation in light of the changing circumstances.”

Former House of Representatives Speaker Of the Liberal Democratic Party Ibuki “Management rather than policy difficult time”

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ibuki, of the LDP, said at a meeting of the factions, “The problem with Mr. Kurokawa, and the review of the supplementary budget proposal sought by the Cabinet, and the continued deliberations of the bill that was to be enacted, acabinet cabinet is more manageable than the policy recently, and it is a difficult time in the atmosphere somehow.”

Chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party, Masanori Kishida, said, “We have to look carefully at what kind of impact it will have.”

“There have been a lot of things going on, so we need to carefully look at what kind of impact will affect the administration of the government and the views of the government and the ruling party,” Kishida, chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party, told reporters.