Subject: East Timor Legal News 3 June 2009
East Timor Legal News 3 June 2009
Search held by police is normal, says FONGTIL Director Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 3 June 2009 - Director for the Timorese Forum of NGOs (FONGTIL) Dinora Grandineira said the police's recent research of the house of the Pualaka company director was normal; people should not use the opportunity to defame the justice minister.
Everyone is subject to the law: JSMP Director Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 3 June 2009 - Director of the JSMP (Judicial System Monitoring Program) Luis Oliveira said the recent search of the house belonging to a Pualaka company director demonstrates that everyone in East Timor is subject to the law but accusations must have regard to the principle of the presumption of innocence.
Government to send proposed State Budget to the Parliament in September Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 3 June 2009 - Parliamentary President Fernando Lasama de Araujo said the Government would hand over its proposed state budget for 2010 on September 15 to the Parliament for approval.
Lasama concerns about Committee A as it sends enquiry law to President Suara Timor Lorosae 3 June 2009 - Parliamentary President Fernando Lasama de Araujo has expressed concerns over the Parliamentary Committee A's attitude evident in its sending the parliamentary enquiry law to President Jose Ramos Horta to promulgate it even though he has not signed it yet.
Police search into Pualaka officer is unknown to Minister Lobato Suara Timor Lorosae 3 June 2009 - The search by the Timorese National Police (PNTL) and the UN Police of the house belonging to a Pualaka company director was not known to Justice Minister Lucia Lobato. The Minister also denied the allegation saying it was a falsehood.
Prosecutor General starts to reduce pending cases Suara Timor Lorosae 3 June 2009 - The Timorese Prosecutor General Ana Pessoa Pinto is now making efforts to reduce the backlog of pending cases in the courts.
Prime Minister's Adviser calls for LABEH to hold investigation Timor Post 3 June 2009 - Prime Ministerial Adviser Joaquim Freitas has called on the Director of local anti-corruption NGO LABEH Christopher Henry Samson to send his team to hold an investigation into the allocation funds to civil society organisations because he has publicly stated that there was no transparency in the budget allocation.
It is a test of the Courts: JSMP Timor Post 3 June 2009 - Director of the Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP) Luis de Oliveira said the attempted assassination of the President on February 11 2008 which was being legally processed was a test of the courts and that the case would be tried this month.
Public Prosecution to investigate Pualaka Company Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 3 June 2009 - The Public Prosecutor plans to hold an investigation into the case of falsifying documents on supplying fuel to Government institutions before taking the case to the court.
Police research into Pualaka Company is positive: Luta Hamutuk Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 3 June 2009 - Director of Luta Hamutuk (an economic justice NGO in East Timor Mericio Akara said the recent police search of the Pualaka Company director's house was positive for the implementation of the laws in Timor-Leste.
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Posted by Voice of East Timor on 03 June 2009 at 7:14 PM |