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Friday 20 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Selemana Fonua who received a prison sentence after being convicted of theft and false accounting, was granted bail pending her appeal against conviction and sentence, that will likely be held in September this year.
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Tuesday 23 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first sitting of Tonga's Court of Appeal ended at the Supreme in Nuku'alofa on April 17 and delivered judgements, that quashed a 13-years imprisonment sentence and replaced it with six-years for a man who was convicted of raping his sister-in-law while holding a knife to her neck.
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Tuesday 9 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Court of Appeal Session began at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on 8 April with a new judge Hon. Sir Peter Blanchard, and will hear 10 cases, including appeals over sentencing in two rape cases.
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Tuesday 2 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A second Tonga Court of Appeal Session for 2012 began at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court today with a new judge and will hear nine cases, including one by former Speaker of the Tonga Legislative Assembly Lord Lasike.
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Monday 30 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first sitting of Tonga's Court of Appeal ended at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa and delivered judgments, that reduced the imprisonment sentence of a man who was convicted of raping and indecently assaulting a 19-year-old girl, who was his close relative.
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Tuesday 17 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first sitting of Tonga's Court of Appeal for this year started on April 16-27 and will hear eight appeal cases, at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 30 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Court of Appeal dismissed both appeals made by Liu Lirong against her conviction and sentence of 10 years imprisonment, for people trafficking, trading in prostitution and keeping a brothel in Tongatapu.
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Thursday 21 July 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 10-year jail sentence for manslaughter imposed on Nakita Folau Tu'itavake (41) was reduced to half by Tonga's Court of Appeal today.
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Thursday 21 July 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Court of Appeal hearing for 2005 concluded today July 21 with the announcement of its decisions over 11 cases that it has presided over between July 11-20.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The Court of Appeal sitting in Nuku‘alofa on July 25, dismissed several appeals made by the Government, and increased the amount awarded to three respondents, Akilisi Pohiva, Filokalafi ‘Akauola and Kalafi Moala for damages. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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