Imperial Oath
The Constitution of the Empire of Japan, etc

Translated by H. Ito, c1890

Ito, M.:
Imperial Oath at the Sanctuary of the Imperial Palace, The Constitution of the Empire of Japan, etc, London, Smith, Kay & Co., Printers, 42, Rathbone Place, London, 12mo (5 1/8 x 7 1/2 in - 15 x 19 cm), quarter cloth, marbled boards, c1890, 93 pp. The printer's name is found at the foot of the last page.

The book has no title page and the name of the translator is not stated. The contains a series of translations of official documents (listed below) relating to the establishment of the Constitution of the Empire of Japan which was promulgated in 1889. The translations are identical to those found in Commentaries on the Constitution of the Empire of Japan, 1889, translations by M. Ito.

 
Contents:

  • Imperial Oath at the Sanctuary of the Imperial Palace, pages 1-4
  • Imperial Speech on the Promulgation of the Constitution, pages 5-8
  • The Constitution of the Empire of Japan, pages 9-24
  • Law of the Houses, pages 25-46
  • Law of Election for Members of the House of Representatives, pages 47-72
  • The Law of Finance, pages 73-86
  • Imperial Ordinance Concerning the House of Peers, pages 87-93

 

Imperial Oath at the Sanctuary of the Imperial Palace Imperial Speech on the Promulgation of the Constitution The Constitution of the Empire of Japan Law of the Houses Law of Election for Members of the House of Representatives The Law of Finance Imperial Ordinance Concerning the House of Peers

 



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