Writ of Election for Representatives of the Tonga Legislative Assembly, issued by King George Tupou V. on 5 October 2010. “By virtue of the powers conferred upon Us by Section 7 of the Electoral Act 1989 (as amended) and on the advice of the Prime Minister, We hereby Issue by Our Hand this Writ of Election for Representatives of Our Legislative Assembly. - GEORGE R
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Results for Tonga Electoral Act
Wednesday 6 October 2010
Sunday 13 June 2010
The legality of parliament's voting on a very important motion and two reform bills legalizing Political Reform has become an issue that the Tonga Legislative Assembly has to address in order for the proposed political reform and the November 25 parliamentary general election to proceed. ...It wasn't that the House didn't know what they were doing. It is clear from the minutes that members were fully aware that they were passing an amendment that had not been drafted. They were also aware that they did not understand the bills and had not debated them before raising their hands in unison. In the Minutes, People's Reps 'Akilisi Pohiva and 'Isileli Pulu are on record saying that it was most unusual for the House to pass bills without even understanding the bills and the proposed amendment, but they both expressed their trust in the Minister of Justice and the Cabinet to go ahead and draft good bills. EDITOR'S COMMENT By Pesi Fonua.
Wednesday 16 January 2008
In spite of our national eagerness to embrace the economic and political reform programs that were introduced by government during the first few years of a new century, the reality was that the strong words that were used to describe the reforms and win public support were followed by the indifference and elements of uncertainty that the reforms were implemented with. Editor's Comment, by Pesi Fonua