The Vanuatu Government is intending to bring in laws to regulate:

- political parties,

- candidates standing for election to Parliament, and

- the movement and affiliation of Members of Parliament,

for the purpose of reducing political instability and enhancing the integrity of Parliament and its members.

 

The proposed political reform package of the Government consists of one new law, an amendment to the Constitution, and amendments to two existing laws.

 

The four proposedBills are:

1.      A new law, the Bill for the Political Parties (Regulation) Act

2.      An amendment to the Constitution, The Constitution (Seventh)(Amendment) Act

3.      Bill for the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act

4.      Bill for the Charitable Associations (Incorporation)(Amendment) Act

 

The Government wishes to seek the views of members of the public on this proposed political reform package.

 

If you have any queries or need more information about these proposed Bills or the proposed political reform package, please contact The Principal Electoral Officer on email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 23914.

 

To make submissions on the these proposals, please submit to:

The Principal Electoral Officer

Electoral Office

PMB9033

Port Vila.

Tel: 23914

Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The deadline for submissions is the 15th FEBRUARY 2019.

 

 

UPLOAD AND LINK THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

 

1.      Statement of the Prime Minister when introducing the proposed political reform package of Bills in Parliament on the 19th December 2018

2.      Bill for the Political Parties (Regulation) Act

3.      The Constitution (Seventh)(Amendment) Act

4.      Bill for the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act

5.      Bill for the Charitable Associations (Incorporation)(Amendment) Act

 

 

 

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