1997 Volume 1 - Emalus Campus
The Diversified or Strict Role of an Ombudsman : A Comparison in the Roles of the Ombudsman in Vanuatu and Fiji
by Rene Lal
Pathfinder to Asia Pacific Law A valuable tool for researchers in the law of Asia Pacific region
by Colin Fong
Human Rights and the Transparency of Government Action in Vanuatu -A Comment
by Nena Hicks and Anita Jowitt
A Proposal to Establish A Land Tribunal in Vanuatu
by Sarah Hardy-Pickering
A Comparison and Contrast of the Roles of the Ombudsman in Vanuatu and Samoa
by Mareva Betham-Annandale
Findlay, M. Criminal Laws of the South Pacific IJALS, USP: Suva (1996).
(Reviewed by T. Newton)
Lea, D. Melanesian Land Tenure in a Contemporary and Philosophical Context University Press of America: Lanham (1997).
(Reviewed by R. Hughes)
1. Police v Sikuea and Ors. Magistrates Court, Tonga, April 1996.
Offence Against persons in the service of the government - Constitutional validity of s. 57 - different meanings of Tongan and English versions of s. 57 - Inadmissibility of evidence -discretion of the court -criminal liability of corporation - strict liability - community standard of morality and humanity. (R. Hughes)
2. Bureieta Kaitu v Republic of Kiribati Court of Appeal of Kiribati, Criminal Jurisdiction, 21st March 1997.
Admissibility of statements read out before magistrates - Bias on the part of Magistrate hearing a criminal matter - relevance of customary obligations of magistrate. (R. Hughes)