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Thursday 19 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An administrative decision by the Minister for Infrastructure and Tourism, Hon 'Akosita Lavulavu to decline whale watching licenses for six licenced operators was quashed by Lord Chief Justice Whitten, who found her decision had erred in law and “it was so manifestly unreasonable, no reasonable minister could have reached it”.
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Tuesday 27 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Friendly Islands Satellite Communications Company Ltd. (Tongasat) has won an appeal against the Minister of Revenue and Customs and will not have to pay about $17 million pa’anga in consumption tax, in regards to the use of Tonga’s orbital slots.
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