Speaker to seek legal advice on ‘Rohee can speak’ ruling

Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman will be seeking legal advice on Friday’s ruling by acting Chief Justice Ian Chang on government’s challenge to a motion to gag Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee in Parliament, and he did not want to speak definitively on it until he had a chance to fully examine it.

Justice Chang’s ruling seems to leave the question of whether Rohee can speak in the House to the Speaker and the procedures of the National Assembly. Chang ruled that Rohee, as an elected member of the National Assembly, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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