30 April, 2017

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Samoan Speaker visits during 55th Anniversary Treaty of Friendship year.


The Speaker of the Samoan Legislative Assembly, Hon Leaupepe Taimaaiono Toleafoa Faafisi, is visiting New Zealand as a Guest of the New Zealand Parliament next week. New Zealand’s Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, is delighted to host his counterpart. “This visit by the Samoan Speaker is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the warm relationship between New Zealand and Samoa. This ... Read More »

Faasilasilaga Faalauaitele

25 Aperila 2017 E faasilasila atu ua pasia e le Palemene Tulafono ua ta’ua i lalo ma ua mafai ona faatau atu mai le Ofisa o le Fono Aoao Faitulafono, i Tuanaimato. Teuteuga o le Tulafono o le Fetufaaiga o Faamatalaga Tau Lafoga 2017. Teuteuga o le Tulafono o Malosiaga Tau Leoleo 2017. Parliament has passed the following Acts and ... Read More »

2nd Australia-Samoa Parliamentary Partnership Seminar 25th – 26th April 2017


Members of Parliament attended the 2nd Australia-Samoa Parliament Partnership Seminar yesterday at the Taumeasina Island Resort and this will conclude today 26th April. The 2 day Seminar which is themed “Parliamentary Procedure- Members’ responsibilities and opportunities in the Chamber” is a series of Seminars under the auspices of the Australia-Samoa partnership for continuous capacity building of Members of Parliament and ... Read More »

4th Primary School Parliamentary Programme 7th & 8th March 2017


The Office of the Legislative Assembly on 7th March, will be hosting its 4th Parliamentary Awareness programme for Primary students of the Year 8 level. Joining the students are teachers of the Social Science field. More than a hundred Primary schools in Upolu have been invited to the Parliament Primary programme. The Programme will run for two days and it ... Read More »

Parliamentary Pre-Sitting & Parliamentary Sitting 6th & 7th March 2017


The Legislative Assembly will resume its sitting at the Parliamentary Chamber, Tuanaimato on the 7th March 2017 at 9:00am. Members of Parliament will attend a Pre-Sitting briefing by Chief Executive Officers and Senior Officials of Ministries who administer Bills that will be introduced on Tuesday 7th March. 1. Tax Information Amendment Bill 2017; 2. Police Powers Amendment Bill 2017; 3. ... Read More »

Parliament’s Inaugural Sitting for the Year 2017


The Legislative Assembly will hold its first sitting for the year 2017 on Tuesday 24 January 2017 at 9:00am. A detailed discussion on the Supplementary Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2016/2017 which was introduced in Parliament before its annual recess last year, will take place. The order of matters that will be discussed in the Assembly (Parliamentary Order Paper) will be ... Read More »

Peoples Republic of China gives technical support to Parliament


His Excellency (H.E) Wang Xuefeng, the Chinese Ambassador to Samoa will present technical equipment to the Honorable Speaker, Leaupepe Taimaaiono Toleafoa Faafisi on behalf of Parliament and the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly on Monday 23 January 2017 at 11:00am. This gift was offered by a Chinese delegation led by H.E Zhang Baowen on the 6th September ... Read More »

Samoa Legislative Committees Workshop Programme 19- 20 January 2017


The Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) will be holding a 2 day workshop for Committee Members of Parliament on the 19th – 20th January 2017 at the Media Conference Building, Tuanaimato Sports Complex, 9am. The Objectives of the Workshop are: • Make the Parliamentary Committees and Members of Parliament aware of PASAI and the work it does in ... Read More »

Members Pre-Sitting Briefing Summary October 2016


A total of 30 Members of Parliament met today, Monday, 17th October at 9:30am at the Common Room – Media Centre, Tuanaimato for their scheduled Pre-Sitting Briefing on four Government Bills proposed for introduction on Tuesday 18th October 2016.   Name of Bill: Fees and Charges (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2016 Presenter: Assistant Chief Executive Officer – Fa’aolatane Tupailelei Soane Leota ... Read More »

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