Govt. withdraws strike out motion

By Sapeer Mayron 19 August 2020, 8:00PM

The Government has withdrawn a motion to strike out a legal challenge against the Electoral Act 2019.

The challenge was filed by Tuala Iosefo Ponifasio, who was later joined by Papali'i Panoa Tavita. Both men are election candidates and they argue that the Act is unconstitutional and discriminatory in its rules about a candidate’s qualification and the monotaga (service rendered).

By Sapeer Mayron 19 August 2020, 8:00PM

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