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PARLIAMENTARY SITTING SUMMARY

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18th, 22nd – 26th & 29th – 30th JUNE 2015 The Assembly’s June sitting commenced on Thursday 18th June 2015.  The following summary provides an overview of business which was put before the Assembly, Members who participated in debates and various issues which were raised in regards to particular Bills. A total of 6 Parliamentary Papers were tabled in accordance ... Read More »

Summary of Briefings for Parliamentary Pre-Sitting

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Monday 17th June 2015 Members of Parliament met on Wednesday, 17th June at 9:30am at the Maota Tofilau Eti Alesana for their scheduled Pre-Sitting Briefing on three Government Bills proposed for introduction on Tuesday 18th June 2015. Pre-Sitting briefings have been adopted by Parliament to enhance the quality and relevance of debates. This is an opportunity for Members to hear ... Read More »

Swearing in of new member

2015.05.06 Swear In

At the conclusion of Bi-Elections for Sagaga le Usoga carried out on the 17th of April 2015, Susuga Seiuli Ueligitone Seiuli was appointed to take the seat for the Constituency. The seat was vacated on the 20th February when Afioga Muagututagata Faamausili Peter Ah Him resigned. During Parliament proceedings on Tuesday 22 April 2015, the Speaker read out the Official ... Read More »

Parliamentary Sitting Summary, April 21-22, 2015

2015.05.06 Sitting

APRIL 21 – 22, 2015 Upon the Speaker taking his Chair and at the conclusion of opening prayers, the first day of the Legislative Assembly’s April 2015 session officially commenced. A total of 8 Parliamentary Papers were tabled in accordance with Standing Order 48: 5 Annual Reports and 3 Government Responses. 6 Bills were introduced under a Message from the ... Read More »

Summary of Briefings for Parlamentary Pre-Sitting

2015.05.06 PreSitting

Monday 20th April 2015 Members of Parliament met on Monday, 20th April at 9:30am at the Maota Tofilau Eti Alesana for their scheduled Pre-Sitting Briefing on five Government Bills proposed for introduction on Tuesday 21st April 2015. Pre-Sitting briefings have been adopted by Parliament to enhance the quality and relevance of debates. Briefings clarify policy frameworks for bills and other ... Read More »

Parliamentary Sitting Summary March 17th, 19th – 20th, 2015

Upon the Speaker taking his Chair and at the conclusion of opening prayers, the first day of the Legislative Assembly’s March 2015 session officially commenced.  The Hon Speaker in his opening remarks acknowledged the Assembly’s sitting in its temporary Chamber, located at the Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi Convention Centre (TATTE).  He also welcomed students and teachers who were present ... Read More »

American Samoa Community College Visits the Parliament of Samoa

The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) visited Parliament on Friday, 13th March 2015 even though Parliament was not in session at the time. More than 20 ASCC business students and lecturer traveled to Samoa on an educational excursion to learn about the System of Government in Samoa as part of the Management Course requisites. Their visit to Parliament in particular ... Read More »

2nd Primary School Parliamentary Programme 2015

The 2nd Primary School Parliamentary Programme was held on the 17th – 19th of March 2015 at the Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese building at Sogi. This programme is part of OCLA’s educational initiatives to promote Parliamentary Education to primary students by providing the opportunity for them to learn about the functions of Parliament, parliamentary procedures and the support services provided ... Read More »

Summary of Briefings for Parliamentary Pre-Sitting Monday 16th March 2015

Members of Parliament met on Monday, 16th March at 9:30am at the Maota Tofilau Eti Alesana for their scheduled Pre-Sitting Briefing on five Government Bills proposed for introduction on Tuesday 17th March 2015. Pre-Sitting briefings have been adopted by Parliament to enhance the quality and relevance of debates. Briefings clarify policy frameworks for bills and other relevant information not previously ... Read More »

Samoa Women’s Commonwealth Parliamentary Programme(SWCPP) 2015 Summary

The Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly hosted its inaugural Women’s Commonwealth Parliamentary Programme (SWCPP) on Monday, 16th March 2015 at the Tofilau Eti Alesana Building. The SWCPP is a joint initiative by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) to commemorate Commonwealth Day under the theme “A Young Commonwealth” and the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) group to commemorate International ... Read More »

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