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8th Parliament of Solomon Islands

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8th Parliament of Solomon Islands

The 8th Parliament of Solomon Islands, determined by the 2006 general election, was the National Parliament of Solomon Islands from 2006 to 2010. It was preceded by the seventh and followed by the ninth.

Contents

The 8th Parliament consisted in 50 representatives, elected from 50 single-seat constituencies.

Party standings

The various parties had the following number of seats.

Members

The following were the 50 members of the National Parliament.

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Changes in membership

The following MPs obtained their seats through bye-elections during the term of the 8th Parliament.

  • Walter Folotalu was elected MP for Lau Mbaelelea in a bye-election on 23 September 2008.
  • Manasseh Maelanga was elected MP for East Malaita in a bye-election on 27 March 2008.
  • Silas Milikada was elected MP for East Honiara in a bye-election on 23 September 2008.
  • Matthew Cooper Wale was elected MP for Aoke-Langalanga in a bye-election on 27 March 2008.
  • Peter Shanel Agovaka was re-elected MP for Central Guadalcanal in a bye-election on 6 May 2009.
  • Allan Kemakeza was re-elected MP for Savo and Russells in a bye-election on 29 October 2009. However, in February 2010, the High Court ruled that Allan Kemakeza was ineligible to stand in the bye-election and the seat then remained vacant for the remainder of the term of the 8th Parliament.
  • Legislation

    The following Acts were enacted under the Eighth Parliament.

  • 2006 Supplementary Appropriation Act
  • Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act 2006
  • 2007 Appropriation Act
  • Governors-General (Pensions and Benefits) Act 2007
  • Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2007
  • Statistics (Amendment) Act 2007
  • 2007 Supplementary Appropriation Act
  • Magistrate Courts (Amendment) Act 2007
  • State Owned Enterprises Act 2007
  • Correctional Services Act 2007
  • Prescription of Ministers (Amendment) Act 2007
  • Prescription of Parliamentary Privileges, Immunities and Powers Act 2007
  • 2008 Appropriation Act
  • Mines and Minerals (Amendment) Act 2008
  • 2008 Supplementary Appropriation Act
  • Truth And Reconciliation Commission Act 2008
  • Secured Transaction Act 2008
  • Correctional Services (Amendment) Act 2008
  • 2009 Appropriation Act (2008)
  • 2008 Supplementary Appropriation (No.2) Act
  • Constitution (Amendment) Act 2008
  • College of Higher Education (Amendment) Act 2008
  • Companies Act 2009
  • Companies (Insolvency and Receivership) Act 2009
  • National Transport Fund Act 2009
  • Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act 2009
  • Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2009
  • Maritime Safety Administration Act 2009
  • Valuers Act 2009
  • Interpretation and General Provision (Validation and Indemnity) Act 2009
  • Constitution (Amendment) Act 2009
  • Traffic (Amendment) Act 2009
  • Evidence Act 2009
  • Counter-Terrorsm Act 2009
  • Foreign Investment (Amendment and Validation) Act 2009
  • Penalties Miscellaneous (Amendments) Act 2009
  • Currency Declaration Act 2009
  • Constitution (Amendment)(No.2) Act 2009
  • 2009 Supplementary Appropriation Act
  • Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 2009
  • Customs Valuation Act 2009
  • Telecommunications Act 2009
  • Facilitation of International Assistance (Amendment) Act 2009
  • 2009 Supplementary Appropriation (No. 2) Act
  • Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Amendment) Act 2009
  • 2010 Appropriation Act (2009)
  • North New Georgia Timber Corporation (Amendment) Act 2010
  • Tobacco Control Act 2010
  • Extradition Act 2010
  • Protected Areas Act 2010
  • National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 2010
  • Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2010
  • Accountants Act 2010
  • References

    8th Parliament of Solomon Islands Wikipedia


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