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A.G. says new laws "Samoa's own form of democracy"

By Joyetter Feagaimaali'i 16 December 2020, 10:00PM

The Attorney General, Savalenoa Mareva Betham-Annandale, has hailed the enactment of the Constitution Amendment Act 2020, Land and Titles Act 2020 and Judicature Act 2020 as a "historical moment" for Samoa.

"Overall, what is important to note is that these new Acts have confirmed for us that Samoa has its own form of democracy, defined by our Constitution, and influenced by Christianity and our Samoa customs and traditions," she said. "Our democracy does not subordinate our Samoa culture, it thrives because of it.”

By Joyetter Feagaimaali'i 16 December 2020, 10:00PM

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