Imperial Household Law
The Imperial Household Law of 1947 (皇室典範, Kōshitsu Tempan?) is a statute in Japanese law that governs the line of imperial succession, the membership of the imperial family, and several other matters pertaining to the administration of the Imperial Household.
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... the 1947 statute sought to bring the legislation governing the Imperial Household into compliance with the American-written Constitution ... The law had the effect of dramatically restricting membership in the imperial family to the Emperor Hirohito's immediate family, his widowed mother, and the families of his three brothers ... It abolished the collateral lines of the imperial family, the shinnoke and the oke, which had traditionally a pool of potential successors to the throne if the main ...
... crisis." Adoption from other male-line branches of the Imperial Line is an age-old imperial Japanese tradition for dynastic purposes, prohibited only in modern times by Western influence ... The child would presumably be adopted from one of the former imperial branches which lost imperial status after World War II ... submitted a report on October 25, 2005, recommending that the imperial succession law be amended to permit equal primogeniture ...
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