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Tabuya, Singh Now Registered With SODELPA

Former People’s Democratic Party executives, Lynda Tabuya and Vijay Singh are now registered members of SODELPA. This was confirmed by SODELPA general secretary Adi Litia Qionibaravi yesterday. She did not
23 Dec 2017 12:53
Tabuya, Singh Now Registered With SODELPA
Lynda Tabuya

Former People’s Democratic Party executives, Lynda Tabuya and Vijay Singh are now registered members of SODELPA.

This was confirmed by SODELPA general secretary Adi Litia Qionibaravi yesterday.

She did not elaborate on the exact date of their registration.

On Thursday Ms Tabuya said they had informed the Registrar of Political Parties of their resignation from PDP.

They had resigned on December 7th after they said the decision was made during a PDP management board meeting.

The announcement of the PDP/SODELPA deal was made two days later on December 9, 2017.

On the same day, Ms Tabuya was announced as a SODELPA candidate while Mr Singh was named as one of three vice presidents.

What the Law states

According to Section 15 of the Political Parties Registration Conduct Funding and Disclosures Act 2013, titled Resignation from Political party: “A member of a political party who intends to resign from the political party shall give a written notice prior to his or her resignation to –

(a) the political party; and

(b) the Registrar

(2) The resignation of the member of the political party shall take effect upon receipt of such notice by the Registrar

(3) A person shall not be a member or an office holder of more than one proposed political party or political party registered under this Act at the same time.

(4) Any person, who applies to become or becomes a member or an office holder of more than one proposed political party or political party registered under this Act, commits an offence and shall be liable upon conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to both.



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