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Acting Governor General issues notice for Prime Minister's Election
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08 November 2017
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Ajilon Nasiu being swornin as the Acting Governor General. [Photo: Ajilon Nasiu Facebook]

The Acting Governor General of Solomon Islands Mr Ajilon Nasiu has issued notice for the election of a new Prime Minister to all members of Parliament.

The election of a new Prime Minister shall be on Wednesday 15th November at the Chambers of the National Parliament at 9:30am.

Nomination papers are to be delivered to the Acting Governor General at Government House, starting at 8:00am this morning (Wednesday 8 November) and will close at 4:00pm on Friday 10th November 2017.

During the process, a list specifying all nominated candidates and their respective nominators shall be submitted by the Acting Governor General to each Member of Parliament prior to the election meeting at the close of nominations.

All members are eligible for candidature and no member shall be a candidate unless he is nominated by four other members and no member may nominate more than one candidate.

Any candidate May withdraw his candidature at any time before the conclusion of the election.

- Government Communications Unit

 

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