Makoto Taki

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Makoto Taki
滝 実
Minister of Justice
In office
24 October 2012 – 26 December 2012
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda
Preceded by Keishu Tanaka
Succeeded by Sadakazu Tanigaki
In office
4 June 2012 – 1 October 2012
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda
Preceded by Toshio Ogawa
Succeeded by Keishu Tanaka
Personal details
Born (1938-09-15) 15 September 1938 (age 76)
Tokyo, Japan
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Tokyo

Makoto Taki (滝 実 Taki Makoto?, born 15 September 1938) is a Japanese politician serving in the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature) as an independent. A native of Ōta, Tokyo and graduate of the University of Tokyo he was elected for the first time in 1996.

Career[edit]

Taki was appointed as Minister of Justice under the second cabinet of prime minister Yoshihiko Noda on 4 June 2012. On 1 October 2012, he was replaced by Keishu Tanaka. After Tanaka was tainted by scandals relating to political donations and organized crime links, Taki was reappointed to the position on 24 October 2012.[1] He left office on 26 December 2012.

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House of Representatives of Japan
New district Member of the House of Representatives
from Nara 2nd district

1996–2003
Succeeded by
Tetsuji Nakamura
Preceded by
30-member district
Member of the House of Representatives
from Kinki

2003–2009
Succeeded by
29-member district
Preceded by
Sanae Takaichi
Member of the House of Representatives
from Nara 2nd district

2009–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Kozo Yamamoto
Chairperson of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee
2009–2010
Succeeded by
Ken Okuda
Political offices
Preceded by
Yukio Jitsukawa
Senior Vice Minister of Justice
2004–2005
Succeeded by
Shigeyuki Tomita
Preceded by
Toshio Ogawa
Senior Vice Minister of Justice
2011–2012
Succeeded by
Hiroyuki Tani
Minister of Justice
2012
Succeeded by
Keishu Tanaka
Preceded by
Keishu Tanaka
Minister of Justice
2012
Succeeded by
Sadakazu Tanigaki