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Tongan Constitution

Sione LaМ„tuМ„kefu

Tongan Constitution

a brief history to celebrate its centenary

by Sione LaМ„tuМ„kefu

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Published by Tonga Traditions Committee Publication in Nukuʻalofa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tonga.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional history -- Tonga.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-148) and index.

      StatementSione Lātūkefu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKWP172 .L38 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3768213M
      LC Control Number2003495479
      OCLC/WorldCa5382202

        As the first elected prime minister of the kingdom of Tonga, ‘Akilisi Pohiva, the long-time Tongan pro-democracy campaign leader, has redefined the meaning and form of Tongan democracy in a significant way. It is a new phase in the challenging historical evolution of Tongan political rule since when the kingdom’s constitution was born. The Tongan constitution, like the US constitution, was written to create a balance between the legislative, executive, and judiciary parts of the government. Each year, the constitution is celebrated throughout the land on Constitution Day. Tonga has a king, and he wields power through a Cabinet, and to keep that in check, there is alsd of State.

      Tonga became a constitutional monarchy in and a British protectorate in ; it withdrew from the protectorate and joined the Commonwealth of Nations in Tonga remains the only monarchy in the Pacific; in , King George TUPOU V announced he was relinquishing most of his powers leading up to parliamentary elections in "Constitution of the Grand Lodge, District and Local Lodges International Association of Machinists" is a page paper back book from the 40's. It measures 4 1/4 x 6", shows a little wear but clean and Rating: % positive.

      This Constitution is the supreme and fundamental law of Liberia and its provisions shall have binding force and effect on all authorities and persons throughout the Republic. • Binding effect of const rights 2. Any laws, treaties, statutes, decrees, customs and regulations found to be. Konivesio ki he Konisitutone` mo e Temokalati` = Convention on Tongan constitution and democracy: Novema , , Pasilika `o Sangato `Atonio Patua, Nuku`alofa, Tonga Nuku`alofa, Tonga Australian/Harvard Citation.


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Tongan Constitution by Sione LaМ„tuМ„kefu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tonga (rev. ) Page 6 • Source of constitutional authority Preamble • Preamble Granted by His Majesty King George Tupou I on the fourth day of November One thousand eight hundred and seventy-five and amended in accordance with the law on divers dates [FN: The Act to amend the Constitution had not, as at   This Constitution may be cited as The Act of Constitution of Tonga.

↑ The Act to amend the Constitution had not, as at 31 Decemberbeen brought into operation but the amendments made by it are included in this Revised Edition. Each section affected is noted to this effect.

Nukuʻalofa: Tonga Traditions Committee Publication, Edition/Format: Print book: English: 1st edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Constitutional history -- Tonga. Constitutional history. Tonga. More like this: Similar Items. Tonga,1 its Monarchy, its Constitution, its tradition-al values and political reform. It is now well known that the government and Legislative Assembly of Tonga (the Assembly) made a momentous decision four years ago inwhen it amended the Con-stitution of Tonga (the Constitution) to shift most of the executive powers of the state from.English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Tongan constitution: a brief history to celebrate its centenary / Sione Lātūkefu.

Lātūkefu, Sione, Get this edition. The Tongan constitution: a brief history to celebrate its centenary / Sione Latukefu Tonga Traditions Committee Nuku'alofa [Tonga] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

A brief & sycophantic glimpse of Tonga. Read in Samoa Sept became become Britain British brother brought called canoes carried Catholic century chiefs Christian church civil close Code commoners Constitution continued Cook custom death died discovered early enemies English Europeans expedition fact father felt About Google Books 2/5(1).

Tonga, officially Kingdom of Tonga, Tongan Fakatuʿi ʿo Tonga, also called Friendly Islands, country in the southwestern Pacific consists of some islands divided into three main island groups: Tongatapu in the south, Haʿapai in the centre, and Vavaʿu in the north.

Isolated islands include Niuafoʿou, Niuatoputapu, and Tafahi (together known as the Niuatoputapu, or Niuas, island. The constitution prescribes a legislative assembly with twenty members representing the thirty-three nobles and twenty members elected as people's representatives. Inboth groups were reduced to nine each.

I'm currently writing a book that involves a Tongan Prince as well as Tonga (of course). This information is extremely. Since the current Constitution of Tonga was introduced in recommending democratic constitutional and electoral reform in the governance structure, the most damning review of what took place in relation to the judicial structure came out in a recent independent report funded by the Commonwealth Secretariat under the auspices of the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation.

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Brand new Book. First published inChurch and State in Tonga is a classic study of the formative period of modern Tongan history. The years covered are from the re-establishment of the Wesleyan Methodist mission in the s until the promulgation of the Tongan constitution in The Tonga Magistrates Bench Book 14 April A1 The Constitutional Framework of Tonga A The Constitution of the Kingdom of Tonga The Constitution of Tonga was granted on 4 November Amendments have been made The.

LAND, THE STATE AND IDENTITY: A TONGAN PERSPECTIVE JOEL FOTU ∗ INTRODUCTION In accordance with legend and Tongan history, the first known King, ‘Aho’eitu, was born around A.D.

He was the first Tu’i Tonga, who was regarded as being of divine sanctity and power, for he was originated from Tangaloa in the sky. External links "The History of the Tongan Constitution", Sione Lātūkefu, on the website of the Human Rights and Democracy Movement "Letter from the President" (Sione Lātūkefu), Tongan History Association Newsletter, vol.4, n°1, JanuaryLa Trobe University department of Anthropology Further reading.

Niel Gunson. "Memorial Tribute to Reverend Dr Sione Latukefu". The issue of women's rights in Tonga is not entirely ignored within Tongan culture and government, and reformations have been considered. Women within Tonga have had the right to vote since the late Majesty Queen Sālote Tupou III amended the constitution allowing this right in Tonga Constitution, by Tonga., unknown edition, Edition Notes "Extract from reprint in 'The Tonga Constitution.'.

Tonga is a country in Pacific has 36 islands have inhabitants. The most important island is Tongatapu. George Tupou V is the king of Tonga and the Prime Minister is Pohiva Tu'ionetoa.

The capital of Tonga is Nuku'alofa. The official languages of Tonga are Tongan and hadinhabitants in Tonga is a devoutly Christian society – the Sabbath is declared sacred in the Tongan Constitution. With the exception of bakeries and a few restaurants catering to tourists, Tonga is shut on Sundays.

We recommend that you might like to attend one of the church services on a Sunday – the singing in truly beautiful. Internet. The book is a comprehensive, up-to-date, authoritative and readable account of Tongan society from its origins years ago to the present.

It discusses its archaeology, the development of traditional society, and the transition of that society to modernity.

Social change, economic development and political change are dominant s: 3. Constitution Rules Rules and practice: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga.

OCLC Number: Notes: Constitution and laws of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga. Previous edition: Nukualofa: Naʻe buliji ʻe C.S. Summers ʻe he Fale Buliji Faka-Buleaga, Description: 38 pages ; 20 cm.

Tonga's constitution was originally a liberal, 19th century document that economically combined popular representation and aristocratic direction in a unicameral vehicle instead of the conventional bicameral legislature.

Subsequent amendments strengthened the executive, and the greatest of all, insignificantly reduced representation of.The book is a comprehensive, up-to-date, authoritative and readable account of Tongan society from its origins years ago to the present.

It discusses its archaeology, the development of traditional society, and the transition of that society to modernity.