Law and Human Rights

Lets Help Shape The Bill For Our Safety
Editorial

Lets Help Shape The Bill For Our Safety

It is important that Fijians turn out in numbers to have a say in this important piece of legislation.

Waqanika: Review  Adoption Bill provisions
NEWS

Waqanika: Review Adoption Bill provisions

Ms Waqanika was making her submission to the Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights on the Adoption Bil...

Water Authority of Fiji Board Sets Record Straight On Submissions
NEWS

Water Authority of Fiji Board Sets Record Straight On Submissions

The Board of WAF wishes to put it on record that the comments made by Ms Matakaca and Mr Tuicolo were their personal...

Rigorous Debate Over Code Of Conduct Bill
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Rigorous Debate Over Code Of Conduct Bill

“It is our submission that if officers have to declare their interests, income, assets and liabilities than this w...

Public Office Holders’ Families ‘Also Under Scrutiny’
NEWS

Public Office Holders’ Families ‘Also Under Scrutiny’

  Spouses, de facto partners and children of persons holding public office must sacrifice certain liberties to ...

Biosecurity Boss Tells: Why We Back The Code of Conduct Bill
NEWS

Biosecurity Boss Tells: Why We Back The Code of Conduct Bill

  Of the more than one million passengers, who disembarked at Fiji airports last year, 569,286 passengers were ...

Extra Protection Sought For Whistleblowers
NATION

Extra Protection Sought For Whistleblowers

The parliamentary standing committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights has been told that more protection should be g...

Reaching Out To Communities Ensure Greater Contribution: Bulitavu
NATION

Reaching Out To Communities Ensure Greater Contribution: Bulitavu

      SODELPA Member of Par­liament Mosese Bulitavu, believes that holding public consultations in t...

Code Of Conduct Bill Team In The North
NATION

Code Of Conduct Bill Team In The North

  The chairperson of the Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights, Alvick Maharaj, has assured that ...

Opposition Gets History Lesson on Land
NEWS

Opposition Gets History Lesson on Land

Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday gave the Opposition a history lesson in Pa...

CCF Urges Amendment To The Crimes Act Of 2009
NATION

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 Cri...

Raj Defends Online Bill
NEWS

Raj Defends Online Bill

The Online Safety Bill is consistent with the Constitutional requirement to protect people in terms of their rights....

Law Society: Bill Must Consider Difference In Cases
NEWS

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. Thi...

Call for Database to Ease Workload
NATION

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 offe...

Sudhakar: Freedom Of Expression Intact
NATION

Sudhakar: Freedom Of Expression Intact

The 2013 Fiji Constitution ensures the protection of freedom of expression, which is available to everyone. That’s...

Corrections Lauds Registration Of Sex Offenders Bill
NATION

Corrections Lauds Registration Of Sex Offenders Bill

The Fiji Corrections Service (FCS) has acknowledged the formulation of the Registration of Sex Offenders Bill. The C...

Education Welcomes Bill On Sex Offenders
NEWS

Education Welcomes Bill On Sex Offenders

The Ministry of Education has welcomed a proposal to implement a law to register convicted sex offenders. Permanent ...

SODELPA Youth Wary of Free Speech Aspect
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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 th...

Committee Urges Input For Vital Bills
NEWS

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 Safe...

Thumbs Up For Online Safety Bill
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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 a D...

International Arbitration Bill Submissions Hearing Next Week
NATION

International Arbitration Bill Submissions Hearing Next Week

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

CCF Makes Calls For Changes To Bill No. 28
NATION

CCF Makes Calls For Changes To Bill No. 28

The Citizens’ Constitutional Forum (CCF) made submissions on the Parliamentary Powers and Privileges Bill at Parli...

Electricity Bill submitted to Parliament
NATION

Electricity Bill submitted to Parliament

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

Consumer Council Supports Bill; Raises Issues Regarding Fees
SUNBIZ

Consumer Council Supports Bill; Raises Issues Regarding Fees

  The Consumer Council of Fiji made its submission to the Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights o...

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