In This Essay I Am Going To Compare And Contrast The Governments

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In this essay I am going to compare and contrast the governments of Japan and Mexico. I want to analyze the effects and ramifications of political institutions within these countries. This essay will contain but is not limited to discussing the following institutions: electoral systems, legislative structures, and parties, executives, and federalism and subnational units. I would like to begin by discussing the government of Japan. The Emperor of Japan is not merely the emblem of Japan, but he is granted the power to propagate amendments of the Constitution, create policies and laws, and execute cabinet orders. He also has the power to appoint both the Prime Minister and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, which are first selected…show more content…
A Councilors term of office is six years, and half of the members are elected every three years. A candidate must be at least thirty years old to run for the House of Councilors. The House of Representatives and the House of Councilors have almost the exact same powers. The House of Representatives, however, heads that of the house of councilors. Executive power is conferred upon the Cabinet, which comprises of the Prime Minister and less than seventeen Ministers of State. The Cabinet has to quit all together when the position of Prime Minister becomes unfilled or when the initial session of the Diet is convoked after a general election of members of the House of Representatives. If the House of Representatives passes a non-confidence resolution or dismisses a confidence resolution the Cabinet will quit all together, unless the House of Representatives is disbanded within ten days. (Sawe 2016) The election for the House of Representatives is held every four years. A candidate must be at least twenty-five years old to run for office. The Prime Minister of Japan is a Japanese citizen who, appointed by the Emperor, is designated from among the members of the Diet by a resolution. The Prime Ministers has the power to appoint the Ministers of State and may relieve them of their job as he sees fit. His primary role is submitting bills to the Diet and reporting on national affairs and international relations.
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