Rohee can speak in Parliament but…

-Chief Justice rules

Ruling on one of several battles between the executive and the legislature, acting Chief Justice Ian Chang yesterday found that Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee as an elected member has a right to speak in the National Assembly although it does not appear to be enforceable by the court.

The ruling it seems would leave the question of Rohee’s speaking to the Speaker of the National Assembly and the procedures of the House.

“… it is the view of this court that Mr. Rohee’s right to speak in the National Assembly derives from his office as a member of the National Assembly and not from his office as an executive Minister.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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