Kua report to help draft legislative changes

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The National, Wednesday 19th of February, 2014

JUSTICE Minister and Attorney-General Kerenga Kua yesterday presented to Parliament the annual management report of the Constitutional Law Reform Commission from 2008-10.
The report was on the performance of the commission’s core functions and included its financial reports.
“During 2008, work started on a number of terms of references while the other three terms of references were presented by the then Attorney-General to NEC,” he said.
“It resulted in legislative reforms being brought to the floor of Parliament.  “The terms of references progressed in 2008 included the review of ex-parte proceedings, review of proof of business and electronic records and the review of the environmental and mining laws relating to the management and disposal of tailings.”
He said the final reports and draft legislative amendments on the review of the committal proceedings, review of indictable offences triable summarily, review of the Incorporated Land Groups and were endorsed by the NEC and the amendments went before Parliament for debate.