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 THE Legislative Assembly has approved three Public Bills submitted for urgent discussion in Parliament yesterday.

 This includes the Retirement Fund Amendment Bill 2023, Retirement Fund Board Amendment Bill 2023 and District and Town Officers Amendment Bill 2023.

THE Legislative Assembly has unanimously approved the establishment of a Select Committee and its terms of reference for reviewing and propose information that is needed to be included in the government’s annual reports, that is submitted to Parliament.  

A District and Town Officers Amendment Bill 2023 tabled in Parliament today has been referred for further consideration in the Legislation Standing Committee.

Pohiva with Speaker and PM

(Late Hon. PM - Dr. Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa (middle), Lord Speaker Fakafanua (left) & Hon. Prime Minister Hu'akavameiliku.

A one minute of silence was observed in Parliament today in respect to the sudden passing of the former Prime Minister and Tongatapu 10 constituency MP, late Hon. Dr. Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa who passed away on March 18 in the United States.

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