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Court overhaul to interfere with families: M.P.

By Matai'a Lanuola Tusani T - Ah Tong 24 April 2020, 9:00PM

Proposed legislation to restrict the number of matai Sa’o (titular head) to five per family will give the Government control over decisions that rightfully belong to families and villages, a senior Member of Parliament has warned. 

The former Speaker of the House and senior M.P., La’aulialemalietoa Leuatea Polataivao, is referring specifically to the Land and Titles Court Bill 2020 that proposes to limit the number of matai Sa’o to five per family. 

By Matai'a Lanuola Tusani T - Ah Tong 24 April 2020, 9:00PM

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