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A critical review of Papua New Guinea’s organic law on the integrity of political parties and candidates: 2001–2010

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Title: A critical review of Papua New Guinea’s organic law on the integrity of political parties and candidates: 2001–2010
Author(s): Okole, Henry Tadap
Keywords: governance
Papua New Guinea
Date published: 2012
Publisher: Canberra, ACT: State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program, School of International, Political and Strategic Studies, College of Asia & the Pacific, The Australian National University
Citation: Okole, H. T. (2012). A critical review of Papua New Guinea’s organic law on the integrity of political parties and candidates: 2001–2010. SSGM Discussion Paper 2012/5. Canberra, ACT: ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, School of International, Political and Strategic Studies, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program
Series/Report no.: Discussion Paper (The Australian National University, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program): 2012/5
Description: 
"This paper has attempted a critical review of the OLIPPAC from its adoption in 2001 until the Supreme Court ruling in mid-2010 which rendered null and void certain sections of the OLIPPAC as being inconsistent with the national Constitution. What the national government does with the remaining sections of the law is yet to be seen. It is worth salvaging what is left of the organic law to ensure a way forward to strengthen political parties and facilitate parliamentary stability. The creation of the Integrity of Political Parties and Candidates Commission is one positive provision since it serves as the main interlocutor between parties and other relevant government agencies and a facilitator of party building and strengthening activities. It is also the most appropriate office to liaise with donor agencies and institutions that want to assist in processes of strengthening the country’s party system ..." - page 12
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9853
ISSN: 1328-7854

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