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Constitution of Tonga (Amendment) Act 1990 Section 1

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CONSTITUTION OF TONGA (AMENDMENT) ACT 1990

No. 12 of 1990 AN ACT TO AMEND THE ACT OF THE CONSTITUTION OF TONGA

I assent, TAUFA'AHAU TUPOU IV, 8th August, 1990.

[26th July, 1990]

BE IT ENACTED by the King and Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the Legislature of the Kingdom as follows:

1 Short Title
(1)
This Act may be cited as the Act of Constitution of Tonga (Amendment) Act 1990.
(2)
The Act of Constitution of Tonga is in this Act referred to as the Constitution.
2 Amendment of Clause 50

Clause 50 of the Constitution is amended —

(a)
by renumbering that clause as sub-clause (1);
(b)
by inserting the following as sub-clause (2);

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Section 3 Constitution of Tonga (Amendment) Act 1990

“(2) If any case shall have been heard in the Land Court relating to the determination of hereditary estates and titles, it shall be lawful for either party thereto to appeal to the Privy Council which shall rehear the case and the judgment of the Privy Council shall be final.”

3 Amendment of clause 90

Clause 90 of the Constitution is amended by deleting the words “(except indictable offences where the accused elected to be tried by jury and except also cases concerning titles to land which shall be determined by a Land Court subject to an appeal to the Privy Council)” and replaced by the following words “(except cases concerning titles to land which shall be determined by a Land Court subject to an appeal to the Privy Council in matters relating to hereditary estates and titles or to the Court of Appeal in other land matters)”.

4 Amendment of clause 91

Clause 91 (1) of the Constitution is amended —

(a)
by deleting the word “regulating” and replaced with the words “relating to”;
(b)
by inserting after the words “Supreme Court” the words “or Land Court (excepting matters relating to the determination of hereditary estates and titles)”.
5 Amendment of Clause 92

Clause 92 of the Constitution is amended by inserting after the words “Supreme Court” the words “or Land Court (excepting matters relating to the determination of hereditary estates and titles)”.

Passed by the Legislative Assembly this 26th day of July, 1990.

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