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(Update) Top Court Reverses Isahaya Gate Verdict Favoring Govt

(Update) Top Court Reverses Isahaya Gate Verdict Favoring Govt

   Tokyo, Sept. 13 (Jiji Press)--The Supreme Court on Friday reversed a Fukuoka High Court ruling in 2018 that favored the government on the state-managed Isahaya Bay reclamation project in Nagasaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan, sending the case back to the high court.
   The latest judgment does not change the situation in which the government faces finalized court verdicts giving conflicting orders to open the gates of the Isahaya Bay dike and keep them closed. Its legal battle will drag on further.
   The top court's Second Petty Bench unanimously adopted the ruling in a lawsuit presided over by Justice Hiroyuki Kanno, following the same panel's decision on two other related lawsuits in June to keep the gates shut.
   In the lawsuit in question, the government seeks to invalidate a 2010 ruling by the Fukuoka court that ordered the state to open the gates for five years from within the next three years as requested by local fishers.
   As the government failed to follow the 2010 ruling, it received a court order to pay a fine of 900,000 yen a day to the fishers' side.

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