Prime Minister “There is no concern about arbitrary personnel” Proposed Public Prosecutor's Office Act Revision May 11 14:26
Prime Minister Abe said in a concentrated deliberation by the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives over a proposed revision of the Public Prosecutor's Office Act that allows prosecutors to extend their retirement age. "There is no concern that the Cabinet will carry out arbitrary personnel affairs." I said.
The proposed revision of the Public Prosecutor's Law, which allows prosecutors to extend their retirement age, has been deliberated by the Cabinet Committee of the House of Representatives since last week, together with a bill to gradually raise the retirement age of national civil servants to 65 years old. There are a lot of posts of protests.
Representative Yukio Edano of the Constitutional Democratic Party pointed out that the number of Twitter protests against the proposed amendment reached a record number, and said, `` We should give priority to making a law convenient for us rather than overcoming the infectious disease crisis. I think they are trying to politically abuse the situation of the crisis. It's like a "fire place thief."
In addition, Yuichi Goto of the National Democratic Party and Toru Miyamoto of the Communist Party made the same point.
In response to this, Prime Minister Abe said, "The purpose of this amendment bill to the National Public Service Act, etc. is to make the most of the abundant knowledge and experience of senior staff, and the revised part of the Public Prosecutor's Office Act. The purpose and purpose of this are the same as this. "
In addition, "This law amendment is to clarify in advance the reasons that are the requirements for prolonging the retirement age of the public prosecutor, and there is no concern that the Cabinet will arbitrarily carry out personnel affairs in the future." It was