22 Mar 2013

Fiji people have two weeks to comment on draft constitution after assembly is canned

8:59 am on 22 March 2013

People in Fiji have a fortnight to give their views on the regime's draft constitution.

The regime's draft document has been released and leader Commodore Frank Bainimarama says people should give their views on it directly to the government.

Sally Round reports.

"The long awaited draft will be published in the Fiji Sun and is already online. People are being urged to read it, discuss it and debate the wide ranging document which comprises nearly one hundred pages. Commodore Bainimarama says people can write in, email, text or post their comments to the government's Facebook page. it will also hold several community meetings. Explanatory notes will be published in coming days. The regime leader will also hold talkback sessions on local radio. No details have been given on how the feedback will be collated or analysed. the final constitution is due out on twelth of april."