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Pilipino Star
Lawmaker, not driver, safe from traffic citationsLeader Franklin Drilon said this is true, but only to a certain extent and with
Pilipino Star / Posted 56 minutes ago
Leader Franklin Drilon said this is true, but only to a certain extent and with conditions. Both senators cited the constitutional provision on parliamentary immunity, the same article cited by Fariñas, which states that any senator or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA's Parliamentary Watchdogs Must Up Their Guardfailed to appear before Parliament to answer questions relating to corruption a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
failed to appear before Parliament to answer questions relating to corruption and nepotism. This is a disregard of the constitution and the obligations it places on the president and ministers to account to Parliament. Last week, Deputy... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Special treatment for congressmen? Live modestly, Palace sayswhether inside or outside the Palace," presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 hours ago
whether inside or outside the Palace," presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said. Citing Section 11, Article VI of the Constitution, Fariñas said senators and members of the House have parliamentary immunity. “A senator or member of the House... Read more
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express
Britain’s Brexit Bill has one fact missing which is a MAJOR worry for leaverslegislation as a so-called statutory instrument, which does not need a full vot
express / Posted 10 hours ago
legislation as a so-called statutory instrument, which does not need a full vote in the House of Commons but in a smaller committee in which the Government has a majority. Brexit debate in pictures Mon, April 17, 2017The debate in the European... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Opposition lawmakers reject Fariñas call to exempt them from traffic ruleshas asked for any immunity from arrest or detention for a traffic infraction. T
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 hours ago
has asked for any immunity from arrest or detention for a traffic infraction. The apparent off-the-cuff invocation of constitutional immunity from arrest for offenses punishable with imprisonment of not more than six years is uncalled for,”... Read more
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dna
No one can topple govt, says Palaniswami; Dhinakaran blames Guv's 'delay' for disqualification of MLAsis in a situation to prove its majority and the present action was a "short-cut
dna / Posted yesterday
is in a situation to prove its majority and the present action was a "short-cut" towards achieving it. According to the Constitution, Stalin said, only if an MLA leaves the party or if he voted in House violating the party whip, could a member... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congressmen above traffic rules – Fariñasthem immunity whenever they violate minor traffic laws. To explain the House’s
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
them immunity whenever they violate minor traffic laws. To explain the House’s directive to MMDA, Fariñas quoted the constitutional provision that states that senators and congressmen cannot be held liable – or arrested – if the offense... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Traffic men urged: Go easy on lawmakerslawmakers committing traffic violations by exempting them from arrest. He made
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
lawmakers committing traffic violations by exempting them from arrest. He made his appeal during the hearing by the House committee on transportation, led by Catanduanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento. He was with the members of the Inter-Agency Council on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Fariñas seeks immunity from traffic violationsplenary session. “Bakit? Kasi kami ay representatives ng Filipino people. Nai-
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
plenary session. “Bakit? Kasi kami ay representatives ng Filipino people. Nai-impeach si Presidente, magbobotahan kami sa committee whether he will be impeached or not (Why? Because we are representatives of the Filipino people. The President is... Read more
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The Manila Times
Expel Lacson, Faeldon asks SenateFORMER Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon urged the Senate et
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
FORMER Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon urged the Senate ethics committee to expel Sen. Panfilo Lacson for linking him to bribery and corruption in the bureau. In a 14-page ethics complaint filed Monday, Faeldon accused Lacson of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Members of Parliament Begin Week Long Induction— Members of Parliament are on Monday morning expected to start a week long ind
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
— Members of Parliament are on Monday morning expected to start a week long induction that will aid them familiarize with parliamentary Standing Orders and other procedures. Members of the National Assembly will have their induction at... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fariñas to enforcers: Don’t delay lawmakers because of traffic violations(Photo by GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE / Philippine Daily Inquirer) Majority Leader Rod
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
(Photo by GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE / Philippine Daily Inquirer) Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas on Monday called for lawmakers’ parliamentary immunity from minor traffic violations that might delay their attendance in sessions in the House of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kabaziguruka - MP Fighting Off Treason Charges, Poor HealthGeneral Fredrick Ruhindi and six other contenders for the seat. But he has har
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
General Fredrick Ruhindi and six other contenders for the seat. But he has hardly enjoyed the pomp and pageantry of parliamentary life as his life has been between in and out of prison, battling alleged criminal actions, illnesses and a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debate on Kenyatta Convening Parliament Amid Polls Ragesagainst the independence of the institution. He is also concerned that Jubilee
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
against the independence of the institution. He is also concerned that Jubilee may be keen to tamper with Article 86 of the Constitution "to allow them a free hand to rig elections". The said Article 86 stipulates that "at every election, the IEBC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More NRM MPs Withdraw Support for Anti-Age Limit BillAs ruling party members of parliament seeking to abolish the upper age limit co
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
As ruling party members of parliament seeking to abolish the upper age limit continue their push to amend the constitution accordingly, cracks have surfaced in the movement with some members who signed up in favour of a private member's bill... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MP Amoding - Age Limit Meeting Was DeceptiveOn Tuesday, September 12, a peaceful NRM parliamentary consultative meeting tur
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
On Tuesday, September 12, a peaceful NRM parliamentary consultative meeting turned rowdy the moment a resolution to amend the Constitution to lift presidential age limits was announced in front of television cameras. Kumi Woman MP, Monica Amoding,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age Limit - Why Speaker, Opposition Are Under Testto order at the behest of MPs Robinah Nabbanja (NRM, Kakumiro), Chief Governmen
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to order at the behest of MPs Robinah Nabbanja (NRM, Kakumiro), Chief Government Whip Ruth Nankabirwa and a section of Parliamentary Commissioners. Their method of destroying anything that could be used by the 'enemy' was delivered by MPs on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Iceland PM calls for snap election after government fallscollapsed on Friday after Bright Future left the three-party, centre-right coal
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
collapsed on Friday after Bright Future left the three-party, centre-right coalition, stripping it of its one-seat parliamentary majority. “This situation was uncalled for but we will have an election… to let the voters decide,”... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Omissionon human rightsfor commentary to be confined to issues is a misappreciation of the role of the
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
for commentary to be confined to issues is a misappreciation of the role of the CHR. Precisely, we the people demanded in a Constitution personally ratified that there be a national mechanism to hold government in check for its abuses. It was... Read more
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The Economic Times
Amit Shah set to reconstitute BJP's top bodiesNEW DELHI: An overhaul of the BJP Parliamentary Board, the highest-decision mak
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
NEW DELHI: An overhaul of the BJP Parliamentary Board, the highest-decision making body in the party, and the Central Election Committee (CEC) is on the cards with the exit of M. Venkaiah Naidu after his election as the country's Vice... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Your democracy has just been stolen - and there's nothing you can do about it'lives, more than 10% of the population, and we never thought we'd have to argue
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
lives, more than 10% of the population, and we never thought we'd have to argue about it again."People have had enough of constitutional experts" (Image: REX/Shutterstock) Just three months ago Theresa May was instructed by the electorate to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bullish Anti-Age Limit MPs 'Will Not Be Intimidated'age limits, the promoters have warned that no amount of intimidation will stop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
age limits, the promoters have warned that no amount of intimidation will stop them. Speaking at a press conference in the Parliamentary Commission boardroom yesterday, the minister of state for Investment and Privatization, Evelyn Anite, said the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jubilee MPs' Plot to Oust CJ David Maraga Revealeda petition in the House against Justice Maraga and Ms Amadi once they have trai
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
a petition in the House against Justice Maraga and Ms Amadi once they have trained and familiarised themselves with parliamentary business. "The plot is to frame the CJ and Registrar with non-existent charges then pass the resolution in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Swearing-in Ceremony of New Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional ReformsIn accordance with the provisions of section 59(3), 62 and 63 of the Constituti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
In accordance with the provisions of section 59(3), 62 and 63 of the Constitution and on the advice of the Prime Minister, the President of the Republic has appointed Mr Maneesh Gobin as Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Human Rights and... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Drilon defends Hontiveros; Palace tags her a ‘meddler’she delivered a privilege speech last Monday,” Drilon stressed. Aside from the
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
she delivered a privilege speech last Monday,” Drilon stressed. Aside from the fact that Hontiveros’ speech is covered by parliamentary immunity, “there was no interference or wiretapping as contemplated under RA 4200 or the Anti Wiretapping Law,”... Read more
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Canberra Times
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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The Temasek Review
PPP: When victory is declared on a battle not fought, there is no glory nor dignity « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUSthis latest development of PE2107 as opportunity denied to both private sector
The Temasek Review / Posted 6 days ago
this latest development of PE2107 as opportunity denied to both private sector candidates since the Presidential Elections Committee (PEC) has discretionary powers. We also note the administrative manipulation of what could have been a... Read more
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The North West Star
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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The Border Mail
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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The Courier
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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The Young Witness
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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Western Advocate
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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Manning River Times
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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The Age
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Stuart Robert's family links to private company winning government contractsson, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
son, raising fresh questions about whether the Turnbull government MP may have won previous elections in breach of the constitution. The former minister has been under fire after Fairfax Media last week revealed he had direct financial links... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Ratify Oil Pipeline Dealand Sports Minister, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, tabled the treaty in the august Hou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
and Sports Minister, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, tabled the treaty in the august House yesterday on behalf of the Minister for Constitution and Legal Affairs, Prof Palamagamba Kabudi. Mwakyembe explained that each country will enter into Host... Read more
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Minda News
The Foundational Framework of Federalismmatter is something “we have to tackle sooner or later.” That time has come gi
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
matter is something “we have to tackle sooner or later.” That time has come given that the members of his Consultative Committee on constitutional reform have been named, although they have y et to be formally announced. Pertinently, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Has Changed Since Buganda Riotswho were deployed on the streets during the three days of unrest has ever been
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
who were deployed on the streets during the three days of unrest has ever been prosecuted for their role in the killings. A parliamentary investigation too was scuttled or to say the least, never took off. Besides his official duties at Mengo then,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Asks for More Time to Rewrite Amendment to Land Acquisition LawEven as the Constitutional Amendment Bill on compulsory land acquisition remain
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Even as the Constitutional Amendment Bill on compulsory land acquisition remains unpopular, Ugandan government is not budging: It has not only saved the Bill from being thrown out of parliament on technicalities, but is also pursuing other options to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Senate ethics panel asks Trillanes to answer Gordon claims of ‘unparliamentary acts’THE Senate ethics committee has asked Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th to answer in 1
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
THE Senate ethics committee has asked Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th to answer in 10 working days the complaint filed against him by colleague, Richard Gordon, for unabated “unparliamentary acts” and disorderly behavior that allegedly caused damage to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Senate ethics panel asks Trillanes to answer in 10 days Gordon claims of ‘unparliamentary acts’THE Senate ethics committee has asked Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th to answer in 1
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
THE Senate ethics committee has asked Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th to answer in 10 working days the complaint filed against him by colleague, Richard Gordon, for unabated “unparliamentary acts” and disorderly behavior that allegedly caused damage to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Govt wants to help transgender people, but can it identify them?as the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill moves closer to passage.
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
as the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill moves closer to passage. The most recent stage of its progress, a parliamentary report issued on July 22, revealed a state of confusion. The report alternates between advancing a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Three qualities of a good candidate for PresidentHalimah has also highlighted her experience on the international stage, for ins
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
Halimah has also highlighted her experience on the international stage, for instance, having served on various committees of the Geneva-based International Labour Organisation. RETHINKING HOW WE SHOULD ASSESS PRESIDENTIAL... Read more
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Breitbart
Venezuelan Opposition Prepares for Primary Elections to Challenge Maduro Regimeelections, (and) 14,835,864 registered voters are invited to participate,” Fran
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
elections, (and) 14,835,864 registered voters are invited to participate,” Francisco Castro, the head of the primaries committee, said at a press conference this week. Primaries will be held in 19 of Venezuela’s 21 states, with the states of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lack of Quorum Ends House Sessionextra session of the 6th Session of the House of Representatives of the 53rd Le
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
extra session of the 6th Session of the House of Representatives of the 53rd Legislature. Article 33 of the 1986 Liberian Constitution says: Simple majority of each House constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a lower number may... Read more
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