18 December, 2018
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Economic Sector Committee meets with the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress of China

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Following a meeting with the Honorable Speaker on Friday 1st December 2017, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress of China met with the Economic Sector Committee. Chairman of the Economic Sector Committee, Hon. Lauofo Fonotoe Nuafesili Pierre Lauofo and members greeted the delegation and commenced discussions on its bilateral ties. Mr. Liu Xiaojian (Chairman of the Foreign ... Read More »

Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress of China visits Parliament

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The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Samoa, Hon Leaupepe Taimaaiono Toleafoa Faafisi hosted a meeting with the delegation of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China on Friday, 1st December 2017 at Tuanaimato. Hon. Liu Xiaojiang, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the NPC highlighted in the meeting with the Speaker, that ... Read More »

Parliamentary Trips for Nov- Dec 2017

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1. Pacific Women Parliamentary Partnership (PWPP), 6 Nov – 1 Dec 2017, Canberra, Tasmania, Australia. The Senior Research Officer for the Office of the Legislative Assembly of Samoa, Sivaitele Leiataua was granted a research skills scholarship from the Pacific Women Parliamentary Partnership Partnership (PWPP) to study in Australia from 6 November to 1 December 2017. The four weeks programme allowed ... Read More »

Members Pre-sitting summary 18 December 2017

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Thirty four Members of Parliament, including the Hon Speaker, met at the Tuanaimato Sports Complex at 9:30am for the Assembly’s December Pre-Sitting Briefing. Members were briefed by Chief Executives and their representatives from the Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Ministry of Justice and Courts Administration, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment; the Ministry of Finance; the ... Read More »

December 19 & 20 2017 Sitting Summary

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The Assembly reconvened on Tuesday 20th December at 9:00am for the first day of its last parliamentary sitting for 2017; proceedings continued until Wednesday, 20th December. The Assembly has now adjourned for the year, and will reconvene on Tuesday, 23rd January 2018. The following summary provides an overview of business which was put before the Assembly on the above dates, ... Read More »

PARLIAMENTARY SITTING SUMMARY 19th December 2017

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DISCLAIMER This Report provides a brief of the Proceedings of Parliament of Tuesday, 19th December 2017. While all efforts have been made to provide an informative brief, this information must not be relied upon as an alternative to the official Hansard record of proceedings of Parliament. If you have any specific questions about the Proceedings of Parliament on Tuesday, December ... Read More »

Parliament Prayer Breakfast

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The Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast was held on Tuesday  19th December 2017. The service was officiated by Rev. Peteru Fiaumi Taua of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (CCCS) Lepale, Fasitoo Uta. Those who attended the Prayer Breakfast included His Highness the Head of State, Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II and Masiofo, Council of Deputies and their wives, Cabinet members, Members of Parliament, ... Read More »

Member’s Pre-Sitting Briefing Summary 18th December 2017

Members Pre-Sitting Briefing Summary Monday 18th December 2017 Thirty four Members of Parliament, including the Hon Speaker, met at the Tuanaimato Sports Complex at 9:30am for the Assembly’s December Pre-Sitting Briefing.  Members were briefed by Chief Executives and their representatives from the Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Ministry of Justice and Courts Administration, the Ministry of Natural ... Read More »

PARLIAMENTARY SITTING SUMMARY 13th November 2017

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The Assembly reconvened on Monday 13th November at 9:00am for its parliamentary sitting.  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. 9 Annual Reports were tabled in accordance with Standing Order 49 by the National University of Samoa; ... Read More »

Official Closing of the Parliamentary Law, Practice and Procedure Programme

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The Office of the Legislative gathered at the Common Room on Friday, 27th October 2017 for the official closing of the Parliamentary Law, Practice and Procedure (PLPP) Programme. The programme commenced with a service officiated by Rev. Kereta Faatonu and was attended by Professor Richard Herr and Dr. Meagan Alessandrini from the School of Laws and Social Sciences of the University ... Read More »

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