The legal force of adjudication or decision on, or determination of, the border of a city, town, or village, signatures in signature books for direct demand, popular vote in direct demand for dissolution of the assembly or removal from office of members of the assembly or the chief executive and resolution for removal from office of assistant governors, assistant mayors, chief accountant, treasurer, members of the election administration commission, audit commissioners or members of the public safety commission, election or decision or second resolution or election in the assembly, decision on qualifications given by the election administration commission or other popular vote by the inhabitants may not be contested but in accordance with the provisions of this Law relating to the period of litigation and the cognisant court.
(Time limit of adjudication)
Except as otherwise provided by law, adjudication upon petition for review under this Law shall be given within ninety days from the day of its receipt.
If no decision or adjudication is given within the prescribed period on an objection or petition for review filed under this Law, such objection or petition may be deemed to have been rejected.
(Administrative Complaint Review Law)
Except as otherwise provided in this Law or cabinet order, the provisions of Articles 9 to 13, the provision of paragraph 1, paragraph 2 and paragraph 4 of Article 14, paragraphs 1 and 4 of article 15, Articles 17 to 19, Articles 21 to 35 and Articles 38 to 44 of the Administrative Complaint Review Law shall apply mutatis mutandis to objection, petition for review or petition for corrective action under this Law.
The creation or abolition of a county or the change of its area or name shall, upon resolution of the assembly, be decided on by the governor of To, Do, Fu or Ken who shall report thereon to the Minister of Home Affairs.
The area of a county shall change ipso facto when a city is created therein or the demarcation of a city, town or village is so altered as to affect the existing boundary thereof.
If a village or town is created on the existing boundary of counties, a new boundary of the county which is to comprise such village or town shall be decided on in the same manner as in paragraph 1.