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Saturday 28 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu’ivakano lost his appeal against the dismissal of his malicious prosecution claim against the Police Commissioner, Attorney General and the Kingdom of Tonga in 2021, when he was claiming a total of $5.75 million in damages. Today, the Appeal Court judges stated that the Lord Chief Justice was right to dismiss the malicious prosecution claim.
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Tuesday 24 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Court of Appeal Court is expected to issue judgments later in the week, after concluding its first session held from May 16-20. 'Etuate Lavulavu's appeal was deferred to the next session later in the year.
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Friday 1 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Repeat drug offender Pangi Puloka (47) who is currently imprisoned, was unsuccessful in his Appeal against conviction on drugs offences.
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Thursday 23 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The second session of Tonga's Court of Appeal for this year concluded today, September 23. Judgements on 11 cases including land, criminal and civil appeals, will be delivered in due course.
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Friday 18 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Court of Appeal second session, which will hear Lord Tu’ivakano's appeal against his conviction is deferred to start on October 19 in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 4 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An appeal by Lord Tu’ivakano against his conviction by a jury, will be heard on September 22 by Tonga’s Appeal Court in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 6 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Friendly Islands Satellite Communications Ltd (Tongasat) will have to pay further security of $35,000 pa'anga to the Supreme Court, before their appeal against a ruling of the former Lord Chief Justice may be heard.
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Thursday 2 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Court of Appeal has granted former Attorney General John Cauchi leave for a judicial review and directed a Judicial Appointments and Discipline Panel to consider his complaints.
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Wednesday 1 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After 11 years sitting on Tonga's Court of Appeal Mr Justice Hon Salmon had his final sitting in the session that closed yesterday, Tuesday 31 March, at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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