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    Opposition Gets History Lesson on Land

Opposition Gets History Lesson on Land

Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday gave the Opposition a history lesson in Parliament when he reminded them that not all was rosy under the coloniser’s rule in Fiji. His

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    CCF Urges Amendment To The Crimes Act Of 2009

CCF Urges Amendment To The Crimes Act Of 2009

Ms Lagilevu also recommended that relevant resources be focused on addressing issues faced by the existing Cyber Crime Unit to combat the rising Cyber problems. The Citizens’ Constitutional Forum (CCF)

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    Raj Defends Online Bill

Raj Defends Online Bill

The Online Safety Bill is consistent with the Constitutional requirement to protect people in terms of their rights. This was stated by Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Director Ashwin Raj

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    Law Society: Bill Must Consider Difference In Cases

Law Society: Bill Must Consider Difference In Cases

Just like in life and society, there are many distinctions that need to be considered in the Sex Offenders Bill. This was highlighted by Fiji Law Society rep Maddona Fong

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    Call for Database to Ease Workload

Call for Database to Ease Workload

A submission to the Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights is suggesting that the register for sex offenders be part of a database that can be accessed by

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    Sudhakar: Freedom Of Expression Intact

Sudhakar: Freedom Of Expression Intact

The 2013 Fiji Constitution ensures the protection of freedom of expression, which is available to everyone. That’s the response from the chairperson of the Standing Committee on Justice, Law and

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    Corrections Lauds Registration Of Sex Offenders Bill

Corrections Lauds Registration Of Sex Offenders Bill

The Fiji Corrections Service (FCS) has acknowledged the formulation of the Registration of Sex Offenders Bill. The Corrections Service said it provided room for more co-ordination between responsible Ministries. According

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    Education Welcomes Bill On Sex Offenders

Education Welcomes Bill On Sex Offenders

The Ministry of Education has welcomed a proposal to implement a law to register convicted sex offenders. Permanent Secretary Alison Burchell yesterday made submissions on behalf of the ministry before

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    SODELPA Youth Wary of Free Speech Aspect

SODELPA Youth Wary of Free Speech Aspect

SODELPA Youth Council members came in numbers yesterday to have their views about the Online Safety Bill known to the Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights. Voicing the

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Committee Urges Input For Vital Bills

  Committee Urges Input For Vital Bills

Members of the public have been encouraged to come forward and submit oral or written submissions on the Online Safety

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Thumbs Up For Online Safety Bill

  Thumbs Up For Online Safety Bill

All those men and women who have had their intimate photographs released on social media or on platforms such as

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International Arbitration Bill Submissions Hearing Next Week

  International Arbitration Bill Submissions Hearing Next Week

The Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights will be hearing submissions on the International Arbitration Bill 2017 next

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CCF Makes Calls For Changes To Bill No. 28

  CCF Makes Calls For Changes To Bill No. 28

The Citizens’ Constitutional Forum (CCF) made submissions on the Parliamentary Powers and Privileges Bill at Parliament Bill No. 28 on

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Electricity Bill submitted to Parliament

  Electricity Bill submitted to Parliament

The Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights submitted its report on the Electricity Bill 2017 in Parliament yesterday.

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