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Election of Solomon Islands PM set for 24 April
5:24 pm GMT+12, 15/04/2019, Solomon Islands

The election of Solomon Islands Prime Minister has been set for 24 April as stipulated in a notice issued by the Governor General, Sir Dr Frank Ofagioro Kabui to all members of Parliament on Monday.
 
The election is scheduled for 9:30am at the National Parliament on 24 April.
 
Nomination papers are to be delivered to the Governor General at the Government House, starting at 8:00am on Tuesday 16 April. Nominations will close at 4:00pm on Thursday 18 April.
 
At the close of nominations, the Governor General shall submit to each member a list specifying all candidates nominated and their respective nominators prior to the election meeting.
 
The notice further advised that all members are eligible for candidature and that no member shall be a candidate unless he is nominated as such, by four (4) 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.
 
The notice was issued by virtue of section 33(1) of the constitution, as read with schedule 2 to the constitution.

SOURCE: SOL GOVT MEDIA/PACNEWS


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