Bill will help maintain a clean voter list and protect the rights of registered voters - PM

Bill will help maintain a clean voter list and protect the rights of registered voters - PM

By Shanil Singh
Wednesday 22/09/2021
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama.

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the Electoral Registration of Voters Amendment Bill will help maintain a clean voter list and protect the rights of all registered voters.

While speaking on the Bill in Parliament, Bainimarama says the Bill refers to authenticating the process for a free and fair elections.

The Prime Minister says the amendment will support equality and authenticity of all registered voters.

Bainimarama says this is to ensure that laws apply equally to all, eradicating any opportunity to corrupt the voter list and thereby protecting the freedom and human rights of Fijians.

He adds in preparation for the 2022 General Elections and beyond, they will continuously support the effective conduct of the elections through reviewing, reforming its legislative framework and allocating more resources to enable its effectiveness and integrity.

Click to read: Electoral Registration of Voters Amendment Bill

Click to read: A Bill for an Act to Amend the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1975

Click to read: A Bill for an Act to Amend the Interpretation Act 1967

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