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Results for Tonga Legislative Assembly

Tuesday 12 July 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A By-Election to elect a new Tongatapu Noble's Representative to the Tonga Legislative Assembly will be held on Thursday July 14.
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Monday 20 June 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Akilisi Pohiva said that if they were talking about accountability, and taking it to the highest level then who was the chief executive of the Privy Council [the king] accountable to? The Prime Minister, HRH Prince ...‘Ulukalala Lavaka Ata asked would the people be more powerful than the constitution and the law? In the old days when there was no law and order, countries ended up in war, and it seemed that was what some of the PRs wanted, they did not want Law and Order. Tonga Legislative Assembly, Minute No. 8, Tuesday June 14, 2005. From the House, by Pesi Fonua
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Wednesday 8 June 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new 15% Consumption Tax launched on April 1 came under attack from two fronts this week. In the House of the Tonga Legislative Assembly the People's Representatives have tabled a new Private Member's Bill aiming to amend the Consumption Tax Act extending some exemptions and reducing the tax to 10%.
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Friday 27 May 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A one billion pa'anga foreign investment is needed to revive the Tongan economy, according to the King of Tonga, HM King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, in his speech from the throne to open the 2005 session of the Tonga Legislative Assembly yesterday. Photos by Linny Folau and Pesi Fonua
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Thursday 5 May 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Polling started slowly in Nuku'alofa in today's By Election to elect two new People's Representatives to the Tongan Parliament - one from Tongatapu and the other from the two Niuas .
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Thursday 5 May 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Results of the Tongan May 2005 By Election for a new Tongatapu No. 3 People's Resentative, and a new Niuatoputapu and Niuafo'ou People's Representative.
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Friday 5 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 2004 session of the Tongan Parliament will be officially closed by HM King Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV on Wednesday November 10.
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Friday 22 October 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's process of law making at the moment is a matter of great concern. The recent overturning by Chief Justice Webster of the conflicting media laws, means we have to take a closer look at how laws are made in this country. Editor's Comment, by Pesi Fonua.
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Tuesday 1 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was not a Member in the Tongan parliament who understood what the King of Tonga meant when he said in his speech from the Throne to open the Tongan Parliament on Thursday May 27, that a group of foreign investors would be arriving in Tonga this month to invest hundreds of millions of dollars. -From the House, Minute no. 1, Monday 31 May 2004.
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Thursday 27 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of Tongan People's Representatives are calling for the resignation of Tonga's Prime Minister, Prince 'Ulukalala Lavaka Ata, after boycotting the opening of the Tonga Legislative Assembly by the King this morning.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
How they voted in the House, the 16 members who voted to curb free speech were: Prince ‘Ulukalala Lavaka Ata, James Cecil Cocker, William Clive Edwards, Dr Masasso T. Paunga, Dr Viliami Ta‘u Tangi, Hon. Fielakepa, Siosiua Tupou ‘Utoikamanu, ‘Aisea Havea Taumoepeau, Paula Sunia Bloomfield, Hon. Tuita, Hon. Malupo, Hon. ‘Akau‘ola, Hon. Fohe, Hon. Nuku, Hon. Havea Tu‘iha‘angana, and Hon. Tu‘i‘afitu. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
Saturday 30 November 2002

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The walk-out by all of the nine People’s Representatives from the Tongan Legislative Assembly on October 21 had to be the highlight of the 2002 parliamentary session, but it was not all what it seemed to be. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 3, November 2002.
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Thursday 30 May 2002

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The Tongan 2002 triennial Parliamentary General Election has set a landmark in the development of Tongan politics for the 21st century, with some unprecedented events. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 1, May 2002.
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Wednesday 1 December 1999

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The last session of the Tongan Legislative Assembly of the century was closed by King Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV on November 22, at Queen Salote Memorial Hall with Cabinet ministers and the Members of Parliament. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 4, December 1999.
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