Human rights in Tonga
Law enforcement in Tonga
Treaties of Tonga
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:02:57 -0700
Until the 1930s, when public schools were established in Tonga, Iki charged the church $1 per year for the school property on his estate where missionaries taught in order to satisfy a Tongan law, making it affordable for the church. Generations of ...
Radio New Zealand
Radio New Zealand
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 11:45:00 -0700
Mr Adsett has been Attorney General for the past two and a half years and has been involved with Tongan law for the past 25. The Director of Prosecutions, Aminiasi Kefu, will step in as Acting Attorney General from this Thursday. Share on Twitter Share ...
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 19:45:42 -0700
Tonga's Minister of Police, Dr Viliami Latu, says he will become become Tonga's Acting Police Commissioner when Commissioner Chris Kelley vacates his post tomorrow. The new government has the right to appoint him as the interim Police Commissioner ...
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:15:00 -0700
Clive Edwards praised Lord Tu'iha'ateiho for his sense of integrity but he reminded him that under the Tongan law, one remained innocent unless he or she was proven guilty in court. He told Lord Tu'iha'ateiho that many members of the Tongan parliament, ...
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 04:48:45 -0700
In February, the Crown revealed it would drop the drugs charges against Lord Tu'ilakepa because of the complexity of the case and also, because key evidence gathered from telephone interceptions was done outside of the Tongan law.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 19:20:26 -0700
Three Auckland lawyers have issued a warning to the media over how they report the way in which a Tongan law lord has been discharged from criminal charges linked to the sinking of the ferry Princess Ashika. Seventy two people died in August last year ...
Sat, 17 Jul 2010 16:00:58 -0700
Courts see these repeat offenders over and over again, and nothing seems to be working. Many people feel this way." Laki Niu, the president of the Tongan Law Society, also expressed his concerns over Tonga's judicial system: "Hanging is still on the ...
Thu, 28 Oct 2010 13:23:21 -0700
The BIA also emphasized the suggestion "that an adoption may be obtained through application to the courts which is recognized by Tongan law as according rights of succession to the adopted child." Id. at 217. The BIA stated, "if a means of acquiring ...
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