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Reconceptualising the Role of the Judiciary in Papua New Guinea's 'Home-grown' Constitution

Kama, Bal

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Tension often underpins the constitutional relationship between the Papua New Guinea judiciary and the other two arms of government, the executive and the parliament. This was aptly demonstrated in two cases that led to two constitutional crises - Rooney 1979 and East Sepik Province (ESP) 2011. In Rooney, direct interferences by the executive on judicial functions resulted in mass resignation of Supreme Court judges, while the ESP case saw Papua New Guinea having two prime ministerial claimants...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/201912
DOI: 10.25911/5e5e2463844f6
Embargoed until: 2022-03-15

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