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The constitution of the independent state of Western Samoa

Western Samoa.

The constitution of the independent state of Western Samoa

by Western Samoa.

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Published by V W. Wilson, Govt. Printer in [Apia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional law -- Samoa.,
  • Samoa -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWest. Sam., independence constitution, Western Samoa independence constitution (1960)
    SeriesCommon law abroad -- no. 97-356
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ6651.A3 1960 A5
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination59, 63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22631803M

    Under Constitution of American Samoa the Legislature, and particularly the Senate which is composed of traditional chiefs chosen according to Samoan custom, has a peculiar relationship to the preservation of land and culture. Rev. Const. of Am. Samoa Art. 1§ 2, Art. II § 4. Tuika Tuika v. Governor of American Samoa, 4 A.S.R.2d 85 (). American Samoa is about miles from Washington, DC. Geographically, American Samoa is the eastern part of the Samoa archipelago, with the western part of the archipelago being the independent state of Samoa (formerly Western Samoa). The main island of American Samoa is Tutuila.

    Define Independent State of Samoa. Independent State of Samoa synonyms, Independent State of Samoa pronunciation, Independent State of Samoa translation, English dictionary definition of Independent State of Samoa. Samoa is now a Christian state. The bill to make this happen, the Constitutional Amendment Bill (No. 2) , was passed in Parliament last week when all members of Parliament voted in favour of it. But any suggestion the new law would endanger freedom of religion in Samoa has been immediately quashed by the Attorney General, Lemalu Hermann.

    The Independent State of Samoa celebrates the Samoan Independence Day on June 1 every year. The day commemorates the date in when it achieved independence from New Zealand. Other than Samoa, it is also observed in other countries of the world, . Lanuola Tupufia, “Govt. amends Constitution to reflect Christian State” (Samoa Observer) Decem Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act (), s State of Hawaii v Donald J. Trump DKW (Ma ). Constitution of the Independent State of Samoa , section Section 11 (2).Author: Bal Kama.


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The constitution of the independent state of Western Samoa by Western Samoa. Download PDF EPUB FB2

CONSTITUTION OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF SAMOA SAMOA Arrangement of Provisions PART I INDEPENDENT STATE OF SAMOA AND ITS SUPREME LAW 1. Name and description 2. The Supreme law PART II FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS 3.

Definition of the State 4. Remedies for enforcement of rights 5. Right to life 6. Right to personal liberty 7. Freedom from inhuman treatment Size: KB. Samoa (/ s ə ˈ m oʊ ə /), officially the Independent State of Samoa (Samoan: Malo Saʻoloto Tutoʻatasi o Sāmoa; Samoan: Sāmoa, IPA:) and, until 4 Julyknown as Western Samoa, is a country consisting of two main islands, Savai'i and Upolu, and four smaller islands (Manono, Apolima, Fanuatapu, and Namua).The capital city is Lapita people discovered and settled the Samoan Capital and largest city: Apia, 13°50′S °45′W.

PART I: THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF SAMOA AND ITS SUPREME LAW 1. Name and description 1. The Independent State of Samoa (hereinafter referred to as Samoa) shall be free and sovereign.

Samoa shall comprise the islands of Upolu, Savaii, Manono and Apolima in the South Pacific Ocean, together with all other islands adjacent thereto and lying.

The National Government of the Independent State of Samoa is made up of three branches. The Legislative branch is Parliament, comprised of the Head of State and the Legislative Assembly.

Laws are enacted when Bills are passed by the Legislative Assembly, assented to by the Head of State and published in the Samoa Gazette (official Government. Constitution of the Independent State of Western Sa moa THE CONSTITUTION OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF WESTERN SAMOA ANALYSIS PREAMBLE PART I THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF WESTERN SAMOA AND ITS SUPREME LAW 1.

Name and description 2. The supreme law PART II FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS 3. Definition of the State 4. Remedies for enforcement of rights Size: KB. SAMOA CONSTITUTION OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF SAMOA Arrangement of Provisions PART I THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF SAMOA AND ITS SUPREME LAW 1.

Name and description 2. The supreme law PART II FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS 3. Definition of the State 4. Remedies for enforcement of rights 5. Right to life 6. Right to personal liberty 7. Freedom from inhuman.

Constitution: Constitution of the Independent State of Western Samoa adopted by the people of Samoa through the Constitution Conventionfollowing the plebiscite in which the majority of the people declared independence to be upon the matai vote only.

Legal system: Constitutional system incorporating common law and customary laws. This Guide to Law Online Samoa contains a selection of Samoan legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet. Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics.

Constitution of the Independent State of Western Samoa Author. Government of Samoa WHO MiNDbank Collection. Country Resources. Resource Type. Constitutions. Country/Region. Constitution of the Independent State of Western Samoa Content. Download English, kB pdf.

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE BOOSTING COVID TESTING IN SAMOA. May 8, (The following is a joint release from the World Health Organization, Australian High Commission and New Zealand High Commission on the arrival of COVID testing equipment in Samoa for your information and discretion.) (8th May ); Samoa will be better able to detect and prevent the spread of COVID with the.

This short history of Western Samoa is the work of twelve writers from Western Samoa who took part in a history writing project sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme through the Western Samoa Extension Services Centre of the University of the South by: (Constitution of the Independent State of Samoa, art.

) Samoa’s Religious Profile According to the U.S. Department of State’s report on religious freedom in Samoa, over 90% of the total population ofpeople in the country are Christian, including 32% Congressional Christian, 19% Roman Catholic, 15% Church of Jesus Christ of.

Samoa, country in the central South Pacific Ocean, among the westernmost of the island countries of Polynesia. Samoa gained its independence from New Zealand in after more than a century of foreign influence and domination, but it remains a member of the Commonwealth.

Its capital is Apia. The Independent State of Western Samoa Western Samoa became independent with two broad views of the future among her leaders.

The first envisaged little change, and saw Samoa's future in terms of the continuity of the past, of Samoan traditional institutions and a died.

in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution. Samoa, formerly Western Samoa, officially Independent State of Samoa, constitutional monarchy ( est.

pop. ,), South Pacific, comprising the western half of the Samoa Samoa, chain of volcanic islands in the South Pacific, comprising the independent nation of Samoa (formerly Western Samoa), and E of long.

° W, the islands of American Samoa, under U.S. control. Constitution of the Independent State of Samoa CONSOLIDATED ACTS OF SAMOA THE CONSTITUTION OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF SAMOA. Arrangement of Provisions.

TITLE. PART I THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF SAMOA AND ITS SUPREME LAW. Name and description 2. The supreme law. PART II. FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS. Definition of the State 4.

Politics of Samoa takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic state whereby the Prime Minister of Samoa is the head of ng alongside the country's Western styled political system is the fa'amatai chiefly system of socio-political governance and organisation, central to understanding Samoa's political system.

In May a plebiscite voted overwhelmingly in favour of independence on the basis of a Constitution which a Constitutional Convention had adopted in The UN terminated the trusteeship agreement as from 1 Jan.on which date Western Samoa became an independent sovereign state.

Technical assistance to the independent state of Western Samoa for implementation of the privatization strategy customary land and the Land and Titles Court by Western Samoa (Book) more. fewer. Most widely held works by Samoa O le Faavae o le Malo Tutoatasi o Samoa = The Constitution of the Independent State of Samoa by Samoa.

Chief of State: Va'aletoa Sualauvi II Head of Government: Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi Overview Government Name: Independent State of Samoa Constitution: Adopted: ; Formally came into play when the independence from New Zealand was established in.

"Since independence in Januaryseveral constitutional court cases have exposed the dilemma which the Western Samoa Government is facing balancing fa'a Samoa (Samoan customs and traditions) with Western legal systems of authority. This book traces the clash between Samoan and Western notions of government and law from the s to the s emphasizing the hitherto neglected.To obtain a new Samoa passport, the applicant must be a Samoan citizen.

The following information and fees should be forwarded to the Embassy at the highlighted address below or directly to the Chief Executive Officer for Samoa Immigration under the Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, P.O.

Box LApia, Independent State of Samoa; Tel: 63 ; Fax 21 SAMOA INTRODUCTION by Professor Don Paterson PRE-INDEPENDENCE Before Samoa, which was called Western Samoa untilattained its independence on 1 January it had been a colony of Germanyand then a League of Nations mandate of New Zealandand finally a United Nations trusteeship of New Zealand