Subject: East Timor Legal News 17 April 2009
East Timor Legal News 17 April 2009
CPD-RDTL criticises justice sector in Timor-Leste Radio Televisaun Timor Leste17 April 2009 - CPD-RDT [a political organisation that denies the legitimacy of the present Republic) has strongly criticised the justice sector in Timor-Leste and says the State is not pro-active seeking solutions to the problems being faced by the country.
F-FDTL removes heroes’ bones Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 17 April 2009 - The Timorese Defence Force (F-FDTL) Command in cooperation with the State Secretary for Defence have provisionally removed bones and skeletons of the Timorese heroes to the Heroes' Garden in Metinaro.
Gusmao pledges to improve justice sector Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 17 April 2009 - Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão recognized weakness within the Timorese justice sector; he therefore pledged to improve it.
State promotes role of legal institutions: Gusmao Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 17 April 2009 - Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao said the State and Government were promoting legal institutions in a way that the country’s people could get access to justice.
Remeido ready to become deputy prosecutor general Timor Post 17 April 2009 - International Jurist, Paulo Remeido said he was ready to assume the post of deputy prosecutor general of the country, if President Horta wanted to appoint him to replace Timor’s Ivo Jorge Valente.
Important to limit internationals in justice sector, says JSMP Director Luis Oliveira Suara Timor Lorosae 17 April 2009 - Director for Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP), Luis Oliveira, said in improving the country's judicial system, the Government needs to limit international legal advisor's involvement because they had no right to make decisions on judicial development.
Dissolving the Parliament will impact on national stability: Students Suara Timor Lorosae 17 April 2009 - Some students have stated that President Jose Ramos Horta's recent comments on dissolving the Parliament would impact on the country's national stability.
I do not think about dissolving the Parliament: Horta Suara Timor Lorosae 17 April 2009 - President Jose Ramos Horta said he had no intention to dissolve the Parliament, but was only urging MPs to work actively and optimally.
Horta & Gusmao deny holding secret meeting with Alkatiri Timor Post 17 April 2009 - President Jose Ramos Horta and Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao have denied rumor mongering that they held a secret meeting with Fretilin party's leader Mari Alkatiri to discuss holding another election.
CNE civic education on its own role and function to school children Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 17 April 2009 - The Timorese National Electoral Commission has held a one-day civic education for the Metinaro pre-secondary and secondary school children on its role and functions, as well as about the functions of the Technical Administration for Electoral Commission known as STAE.
Presidential palace construction will come to end Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 17 April 2009 - Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao said construction to presidential palace in Aitarak-laran of Dili would come to end this month.
Government to sanction Ensul Company as Military Police HQ building construction slows - Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 17 April 2009 - The Government has threatened a sanction against the Ensul Company if construction of the military police headquarters is not accelerated.