New structure

New legal state fees released

As the country goes into the elections, the courts will be flooded with election petitions from disputed election returns after the return of writs.

Annually, it costs the state around K15 million to K16 million on matters involving state institutions, including the Electoral Commission.

Secretary of the Department of Justice & Attorney General Secretary, Dr Lawrence Kalinoe, said the new fee structure will ensure that the costs are manageable.

PNG netball to upgrade new structure

The new-look structure which will be released soon, will give rise to equal participation at all levels of the game.

This includes high performing athletes, school age athletes, community and national level participation.

New events will include a national netball league for high performing athletes, national schools program, men’s & mixed netball, fast five netball, junior national titles and senior national titles.