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MEDIA RELEASE: CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICES COMMISSION

2/3/2017
In accordance with section 75(7) of the Constitution of the Republic of Fiji (‘Constitution’), the chairperson and members of the Commission are appointed by His Excellency the President on the advice of the Constitutional Offices Commission.

Given that the term of the chairperson and members of the Electoral Commission expired on 9 January 2017, the Constitutional Offices Commission at its meeting today, agreed to advise His Excellency the President of the names of persons for appointment to the Electoral Commission.

His Excellency the President, in accordance with section 75 of the Constitution, has today appointed the following persons to the Electoral Commission for a term of 3 years:

(1) Mr Suresh Chandra as Chairperson;
(2) Mr Simione Ratabacaca Naiduki (Member);
(3) Ms Margot Marie Jenkins (Member);
(4) Mr Graham Bruce Southwick (Member);
(5) Mr Jawahar Lal (Member);
(6) Ms Kavita Raniga (Member); and
(7) Ratu Paula Halaiwalu (Member).
 
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