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Japan’s government is considering relaxing a law that forbids late-night dancing in public establishments, according to a draft proposal that will potentially ending police raids that have shuttered nightclubs across the country. A public backlash against the law has spurred debate in parliament and led the government to ease up as part of a broader deregulation drive by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This week the prime minister will submit for government approval a deregulation plan, which proposes removing the clause in the law that limits dancing to clubs with a special license and bans all dancing after midnight or 1 a.m.

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