12 Month Deferral

First reading of LLG election extension passed


The first vote of 91 – 0  by both the Government and Opposition ranks will now see the process of amending the separation of the LLG Elections and the National Elections from three months to 12 months proceed.

The amendment to Section 103 of the Organic Law on Provincial and Local Level Government Elections followed the first reading by Prime Minister Peter O’Neill.

In the first opportunity to debate, Opposition Leader, Don Polye, said the Opposition was happy with the amendment.