Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 7:41 PM on Monday 1 September

/ Front page / News

May 20 meeting

Nasik Swami
Saturday, May 03, 2014

THE Electoral Commission and the Supervisor of Elections has called a meeting on May 20 for political parties and NGOs to discuss the issues affecting them.

A statement from the Fijian Elections Office yesterday said the meeting would also provide the parties and interested NGOs a further report on progress towards the general election.

It also stated the meeting would also provide an opportunity for parties and NGOs to meet the deputy supervisor of elections, Michael Clancy.

"There currently appears to be some confusion about where the ability to make legislative change lies.

"The Electoral Commission and the Fijian Elections Office must comply with the Electoral Decree as our governing law."

The statement said the Electoral Commission and the Elections Office could not amend the decree, or the law, that was the prerogative of government.


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Going Golan
  2. Tough but right
  3. Military not taking sides
  4. Rewa victory
  5. 'Kavaholics' told to drink in moderation
  6. Accident in Nadi claims man's life
  7. Police complete Soko death probe
  8. Breakdown concerns
  9. Roosters move to second
  10. Back to school

Top Stories this Week

  1. Shocking discovery Tuesday (26 Aug)
  2. Van Gaal unhappy Wednesday (27 Aug)
  3. Commander confirms captured soldiers 'safe' Friday (29 Aug)
  4. Unhappy Fijians Tuesday (26 Aug)
  5. Unacceptable Tuesday (26 Aug)
  6. Police act Wednesday (27 Aug)
  7. Show of support Thursday (28 Aug)
  8. Dad tells of heartache as son is buried Wednesday (27 Aug)
  9. Rebels take our soldiers Saturday (30 Aug)
  10. Going Golan Monday (01 Sep)