Drafter's closing remarks
Encourages 4th Joint Plenary to look ahead in constitution-making
Dr. Philip Knight (Legal/Constitution Professional Drafter) during the 4th Joint Plenary on 25th Feb 2014.
In his closing remarks to the Joint Plenary of Constitutional Congress (CC) and Eminent Persons Advisory Council (EPAC) on Monday 17th March 2014, Professional drafter Dr. Philip Knight said that a constitution should be constructed not only for present circumstances and needs but such that, future generations will be thankful for. - More in recent Press release
Experts guide 4th Joint Plenary
External auditors and draftsman of the Draft Federal
Constitution of Solomon Islands have been guiding the Joint Plenary of CC and EPAC on the audit and drafting process of the proposed Draft Federal Constitution.
2011 Draft reviewed
Members of the 3rd Joint CC&EPAC Plenary reviewed the 2011 Draft in light of the Provincial/HCC Conventions and consultations with students from tertiary institutions in Fiji, Vanuatu and PNG.
State Boundaries checked
A brief meeting was held early 2013 between CRU Consultant Lawyer Reginald Teutao, PS/CRU Ronald Unusi and Dr. Transform Aqorau.
Team leaders meet
Congress' Provincial team leaders, including Honiara City held a meeting in Gizo, Western Province from 25 Nov-6 Dec, 2013.
All provinces including Honiara City Council had conducted and completed the Provincial Conventions towards the end of 2012.
Draft Constitution audited
spending two weeks in Honiara in October 2013, experts auditing the Draft Federal Constitution collated information readily available on the Constitutional Reform to start the audit.