OC seeks clarification of leadership tribunal process

It is also seeking the interpretation on whether strict rules of evidence should be complied with when a leader’s conduct becomes subject to a Leadership Tribunal.

The case briefly came for mention today before Supreme Court for directions.

Justice Collin Makail adjourned the matter to next week after he allowed Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and Speaker of Parliament, Theo Zurenuoc, to be joined as parties in the reference.

Chief Migration seeks to add new evidence in asylum case

The matter came for directions hearing today in Waigani where parties agreed to have counsel acting for Chief Migration Office, Mataio Rabura, move an application seeking leave of the court to introduce fresh evidence into the case.

Counsel representing the asylum seekers who are clients of Lomai Attorneys, Gregory Toop told Justice Terrence Higgins today the new evidence was filed out of time and leave must first be sought before Rabura can move his application. He is being represented by Kuman Lawyers.

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You must have concrete evidence, says PM O’Neill

I am not going to allow the Office of the Prime Minister to be demeaned, questioned when they are false allegations.



Police confirms 12 deaths after plane crash in Kiunga

Twelve people, including three children and the pilot, who crashed on Wednesday, are all confirmed dead.