Donald seeks stay of judicial recount

North Fly MP, James Donald, will be asking the Supreme Court to stay the recount that was ordered by the National Court in Kiunga in February.

The stay application is expected to be moved in court on Wednesday.

Last Friday leave was granted by the Supreme Court to review the National Court's decision that nullified Donald's election victory.

That review will come before a three-judge Supreme Court bench at a later date.

Donald's election was nullified on grounds Nomad LLG falls under the Middle Fly electorate and ballot boxes from that area were illegally admitted for counting by the Electoral Commission in the North Fly electorate.

Sally Pokiton