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Minister of Internal Affairs believes the PM’s recommendation for her dismissal is unconstitutional

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 13/04/2018

The Minister of Internal Affairs ‘Akosita Lavulavu believes the PM’s recommendation for her dismissal is unconstitutional in accordance to the clause 51 3(b) of Tonga’s Constitution.

This was on her letter on April 9th to reply to the request from the PM to resign from her Ministerial position.

Lavulavu stated her reasons for not resigning include – the fact that there is no such thing as a temporary resignation when compelling anyone to resign temporarily from a Ministerial position among other reasons.

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