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  1. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No 43 (Dual Citizenship) Law 2016. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-08-29 | PNG-2016-L-105169

    1. Right to privacy (Amendment of Section 49).
    2. Dual citizenship (Amendment of Section 64).
    3. Citizenship by descent (Amendment of Section 66).
    4. Citizenship by naturalisation (Amendment of Section 67).
    5. Automatic loss of citizenship (Amendment of Section 70).
    6. Functions of the Committee (Amendment of Section 76).

  2. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment (No. 40) (Independent Commission Against Corruption) Law 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-30 | PNG-2014-L-102728

  3. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment (No. 38) (Appointment of Certain Offices) Law 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-14 | PNG-2014-L-102727

  4. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment (No. 37) (Citizenship) Law 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-03-11 | PNG-2014-L-102726

  5. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No. 35 (Provincial Electorates) Law 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-16 | PNG-2012-L-98688

  6. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No. 33 (Sovereign Wealth Fund) Law 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-03-21 | PNG-2012-L-98687

  7. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No.36 (Motions of No Confidence Law), 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012 | PNG-2012-L-98689

  8. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No. 32 (Equality and Participation) Act 2011. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-25 | PNG-2011-L-92094

    1. Compliance with Constitutional Requirements.
    2. Membership (Amendment of Section 101).

  9. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitutional (Amendment) (Number of Ministers) Law 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06-24 | PNG-2010-C-96182

    Other Ministers (Amendment of Section 144).

  10. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitutional Amendment No. 34 Law 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-03-09 | Date of entry into force: 2012-05-15 | PNG-2010-C-96181

    1. Responsibilities of office (Amendment of Section 27).
    2. Further provisions (Amendment of Section 28).
    3. Prosecution of misconduct in office (Amendment of Section 29).
    4. The Ombudsman Commission (Amendment of Section 217).
    5. New Section 219A.

  11. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No. 31 (Provincial Electorates) Act 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010 | Date of entry into force: 2011-05-19 | PNG-2010-L-92093

  12. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional and Law Reform Commission (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 2 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-28 | PNG-2009-L-92088

  13. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville 2004. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-12-21 | PNG-2004-C-82386

    Sets out the Constitution of Bougainville. Rights include freedom from forced labour, freedom of employment and freedom of assembly and association. Section 39 states that "The Autonomous Bougainville Government shall recognize and promote the protection of the rights of workers and employees."

  14. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Organic Law on the Integrity of Political Parties and Candidates 2003. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003 | PNG-2003-L-88056

    Being an Being an Organic Law to implement Subdivision VI.2.H (Protection of Elections from Outside or Hidden Influences) of the Constitution and for related purposes,

  15. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Organic Law on Peace-Building in Bougainville-Autonomous Bougainville Government and Bougainville Referendum 2002. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-06-25 | PNG-2002-L-88053

  16. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Organic Law on Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments (No. 29 of 1998). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998 | PNG-1998-L-88035

    Implements Part VIA (Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments) of the Constitution by making provision for and in respect of a system of Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments for the provinces pursuant to the Second National Goal (Equality and Participation) of the National Goals and Directive Principles of the Constitution. Repeals and replaces the Organic Law on Provincial Government.

  17. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Organic Law on National and Local-Level Governments Elections 1997 (No. 3 of 1997). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997 | PNG-1997-L-88052

    Being an Organic Law to implement Section 125 (electorates) Section 126 (elections) and Section 187C (Constitution, functions, etc., of Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments) of the Constitution by providing for┐
    (a) a Boundaries Commission; and
    (b) the defining of boundaries of National Electorates; and
    (c) an Electoral Commission; and
    (d) the holding of National Elections; and
    (e) the holding of Local-level Government Elections,

    and to repeal the Organic Law on National Elections and other laws and to make consequential amendments to the Organic Law on Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments and for related purposes.

  18. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Papua New Guinea, 1975. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975-09-16 | PNG-1975-C-44016

    The Preamble sets forth national goals and directive principles. These include integral human development, equality and participation, national sovereignty and self-reliance. Economic development shall encourage small-scale artisan, service and business activity, and shall respect traditional culture. Part I, Division 3 sets forth basic rights, including right to life, freedom of expression, thought, employment, and assembly, as well as protection from inhuman treatment and forced labour. All citizens are equal irrespective of race, tribe, political opinion, religion or sex. Part IV regulates citizenship. Art. 217 provides for the post of an Ombudsman; Part X provides for Emergency Powers. Schedule 2.6 provides for the adoption and continuation of pre-independence laws.

  19. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Organic Law on Certain Constitutional Office-holders. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975 | PNG-1975-L-88050

    1. Definitions.
    2. Application of other law to constitutional office-holders.
    3. Qualifications for appointment.
    [4. Repealed]
    5. Qualifications for appointment.
    [6. Repealed]
    7. Appointment.
    8. Qualifications for appointment.
    [9. Repealed]
    10. Qualifications for appointment and disqualifications from office.
    [11. Repealed]
    12. Declaration of Office.
    13. Term of office.
    14. Disqualifications from office.
    15. Conditions of employment general to all constitutional office-holders.
    16. Resignation.
    17. Retirement.
    18. Acting constitutional office-holder.
    19. Annual reports.
    20. First Public Prosecutor.
    21. First Public Solicitor.
    22. First Clerk of the National Parliament.
    23. First Auditor-General.
    24. Term of office of first constitutional office-holders.

  20. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Organic Law on immediate and transitional constitutional provisions. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975 | PNG-1975-L-88051

    1. Interpretation.
    2. Continuing effect of pre-Independence laws.
    3. Declarations, affirmations, etc.
    4. Effect of Part III.
    5. Former instrumentalities, etc.
    6. Former officers, etc.
    7. First Secretary to the National Executive Council.
    8. First Magistrates.
    9. First subordinate courts.
    10. Pending legal proceedings.
    11. Saving of judgements, etc.
    12. Former provincial government bodies.
    13. Former Local Government bodies.
    14. Power of Mercy.
    15. Application.
    16. References in pre-Independence laws.

  21. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Organic Law on the Guarantee of the Rights and Independence of Constitutional Office-holders. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975 | PNG-1975-L-88055

  22. Papua New Guinea - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Organic Law on the Ombudsman Commission. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975 | PNG-1975-L-88057

    Being an Organic Law to implement Division VIII.2 (Ombudsman Commission) of the Constitution.


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