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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 »

Parliamentary Activities for August 2016


Parliament Sitting – 23 August 2016 Parliament will resume on Tuesday, 23rd August 2016 at 9:00am. Two Government Bills will be considered in detail. • Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 • Bankruptcy Amendment Bill 2016 Parliamentary Youth Programme – 23-24 August 2016 The 4th Parliamentary Youth Programme will be held from the 23-24 August 2016 at Tuanaimato to coincide with the ... Read More »

Press Release


The Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly tomorrow (Thursday, 21 July 2016) will become the proud custodian of a vast collection of Pacific and political literature kindly donated by Professor Richard Herr of the University of Tasmania (Australia). Professor Herr is a Lecturer at the University of Tasmania’s School of Law and has had a long standing friendly ... Read More »

Special Inquiry Committee for Land & Title Court


The Special Inquiry Committee is meeting all week to hear submissions from the public on the Inquiry into Land and Titles Court Judges Performance Inquiry and Procedures. Meetings are held from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm (recess) 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm. Any member of the public wishing to make submission to the Committee can call 21811 ext 1010 during ... Read More »

Members Pre-Sitting Briefing Summary June 2016


Tuesday 21st June 2016 Forty Five Members of Parliament, including the Hon Prime Minister, met at the Tuanaimato Sports Complex yesterday at 9:30am for the Assembly’s first Members Pre-Sitting Briefing for the new Parliamentary Term. Four Ministry Executives provided overviews of the objectives and content of five bills to be tabled in the House today, Wednesday 22nd June. A summary ... Read More »

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