Minister Lobato calls on Parliament to approve draft land law Timor Post 13 July 2009 Minister for Justice Lucia Lobato has called on the Parliament to approve the draft land law for next year so that it could help resolve land disputes in the country.
UN-GNR police officers' case handed over to the Public Prosecution Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 13 July 2009 The UN Police Commissary Luis Carilho said the UN-GNR Police officers and the prime minister's security guards case had beesn handed over to the country's Public Prosecution for investigation purposes.
Monteiro urges UN to take necessary action against its police officers Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 13 July 2009 The Timorese Police Commander Longinhos Monteiro has urged the UN Police to take the necessary action against two of the GNR police officers if the investigation findings found them guilty.
Portugal implements colonial system in Timor-Leste Suara Timor Lorosae 13 July 2009 The GNR Police officers recent alleged physical assault on the Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao’s security guards at Casamina Bar shows that Portugal is still implementing colonial system in Timor-Leste.
Human Rights and Justice Ombudsman is continuing to work: Lasama Timor Newsline 13 July 2009 Parliamentary President Fernando Lasama Araujo said that although the mandate of the East Timorese Human Rights and Justice Ombudsman had ended on June 30, it was still continuing to do its work while waiting the appointment of the next Ombudsman.
We will wait how the laws are to be implemented: Lasama Timor Newsline 13 July 2009 Parliamentary President Fernando Lasama de Araujo said the Court of Appeal had decided that the village chiefs elections and anti-corruption laws were constitutional. Lasama therefore would wait how these laws would be implemented.
Ministry of Finance sets up corruption prevention system Timor Post 13 July 2009 The Ministry of Finance is currently setting up a new system of corruption prevention known as Performance Budgeting System (BPS).
Government to start census pilot project Timor Post 13 July 2009 The Government through the Department of National Statistic will start doing a census pilot project in household in 11 villages in 7 districts.
Accelerating anti-corruption law is necessary to combat corruption Suara Timor Lorosae 13 July 2009 It is important for the Parliament to accelerate the legislative process of the anti-corruption law so that it could give the anti-corruption commissioners power to conduct their mission.
STAE will send schedule for village chiefs' election to CNE Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 13 July 2009 Following the promulgation of the village chiefs elections law, the Technical Secretariat for Electoral Administration (STAE) has planned to send the schedule for the village election to the National Electoral Commission (CNE) next week.
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