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Thursday 22 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Law Society is deeply concerned at the amendment to the Constitution of Tonga passed unanimously by Parliament on 15 October 2020. In bypassing the consultation process, Parliament has denied the Tongan people the most fundamental right to be heard on a matter of elemental importance to every Tongan subject. - Sione Tu'itavake Fonua, President, Tonga Law Society
Friday 12 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A court order has suspended Tonga's Minister of Police, lawyer Siosifa Tu’utafaiva, from practising law for one year, following a recommendation of a disciplinary committee of the Tonga Law Society.
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Tuesday 9 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A disciplinary committee of the Tonga Law Society that is challenging a Senior Law Practitioner and Cabinet Minister, Siosifa Tu'utafaiva, has not received his written submission in regards to alleged professional misconduct that was due in February.
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Wednesday 20 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A disciplinary committee of the Tonga Law Society who is challenging the Minister of Police, Prisons and Fire Services and Revenue, Siosifa Tu'utafaiva, has not received his written submission in regards to alleged professional misconduct that was due on Friday, February 15.
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Wednesday 13 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new Minister of Police, Prisons and Fire Services and Revenue Services, Siosifa Tu'utafaiva, is being challenged by a disciplinary committee of the Tonga Law Society.
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Thursday 12 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a strong statement accusing the Tonga Government of attempting to influence the Judiciary, the President of Tonga's Law Society, Laki Niu, yesterday afternoon called a move to set up a new Royal Commission of Inquiry into the matter a "farce".
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Thursday 12 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As president of the Tonga Law Society, I wish to express my serious concern about the approval by Privy Council of a Royal Commission of Inquiry to inquire into reports that Government has attempted unduly to influence the independence of the judiciary, as conveyed in a media release of the Prime Minister's Office on 5 August 2010.- Laki Niu, President, Tonga Law Society, 11 August 2010
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Thursday 20 October 2005
USA
I give credit to Mr. Laki Niu and others for their call for change in the constitution. These proposals are indeed commendable but I beg to differ from Mr. Niu's approach. I have not seen his total proposal, but based on the little information I have, I believe a monster is in the making. - Tamafoa
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Wednesday 21 July 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sixteen Tongan legal practitioners will study in Tonga for a UK Diploma in Law under a new programme supported by the British High Commission in Nuku'alofa
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Wednesday 11 February 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government gagged Press Freedom when it amended Clause 7 of the Tongan Constitution last year, Laki Niu, the President of the Tongan Law Society, told Tongan media operators on February 9.
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