24 Jun 2015

Vanuatu parliament to reconvene to hear motion

7:56 pm on 24 June 2015

The Vanuatu Supreme Court has ordered parliament to reconvene next week to hear a motion of no-confidence against the prime minister Sato Kilman.

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The court ordered Parliament to be re-convened on the afternoon of Tuesday 30 June to hear the motion lodged by opposition leader Edward Natapei against the new Kilman-led government.

Justice Dudley Aru declared that the decision by the new Speaker Marcellino Pipite to rule out the motion was in breach of the opposition's constitutional right to have its motion debated.

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