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Respondents Told To File A Response

The respondents in the matter of Unity Fiji candidate Jone Dakuvula, who filed for an election petition against two FijiFirst Members of Parliament, Supervisor of Elections, FijiFirst candidates and the
18 Dec 2018 10:44
Respondents Told To File A Response
From left: Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Disaster Management and Meteorological Services Jone Usamate, Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development Premila Kumar, Assistant Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations and Youth and Sports Alvick Maharaj and Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations and Youth and Sports Parveen Bala outside the Suva Courthouse on December 17, 2018. Photo: Simione Haravanua

The respondents in the matter of Unity Fiji candidate Jone Dakuvula, who filed for an election petition against two FijiFirst

Members of Parliament, Supervisor of Elections, FijiFirst candidates and the Electoral Commission, was given time until 3pm

tomorrow to file a response.

The matter was called yesterday before Court of Disputed Returns Judge Justice Anjala Wati and Judge Justice Kamal Kumar.

Justice Kumar had informed the petitioner to be ready for the hearing.

Justice Wati and Justice Kumar jointly said the respondents were to file their response and any affidavit of evidence by 3 pm tomorrow.

The matter was adjourned to Thursday at 10 am for directions and to fix a hearing date.

Edited by Naisa Koroi

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