8th Parliament of Solomon Islands


The 8th Parliament of Solomon Islands, determined by the 2006 general election, was the National Parliament of Solomon Islands from 2006 to 2010. It was preceded by the seventh and followed by the ninth.

The 8th Parliament consisted in 50 representatives, elected from 50 single-seat constituencies.[1]

Party standings


The various parties had the following number of seats.[2]

Party Seats
Association of Independent Members of Parliament7
Democratic Party5
Liberal Party3
National Party4
Party for Rural Advancement5
People's Alliance Party8
Social Credit Party3
Independents12
Speaker1

Members


The following were the 50 members of the National Parliament.[3]

MP Party Constituency
Steve William AbanaDemocraticFataleka
Leslie BosetoNationalSouth Choiseul
Peter BoyersAIMPWest New Georgia – Vona Vona
Laurie ChanPeople's AllianceWest Guadalcanal
Walter Folotalu?Lau Mbaelelea
Fred FonoPeople's AllianceCentral Kwara'ae
Bernard GhiroAIMPCentral Makira
Seth GukunaAIMPRennel Bellona
William Ni'i HaomaeIndependentSmall Malaita
Francis Billy HillyNationalRannogga-Simbo
Edward Huni'ehuAIMPEast Are'Are
Sam IduriDemocraticWest Kwara'ae
Toswel KauaRural AdvancementBaegu-Asifola
Allan KemakezaPeople's AllianceSavo-Russels
Mark Roboliu KemakezaLiberalGela
Clement KengavaPeople's AllianceNorthwest Choiseul
Johnson KoliPeople's AllianceEast Guadalcanal
Daniel Enele KwanairaraAIMPNorth Malaita
Nollen Cornelius LeniNationalEast Central Guadalcanal
Gordon Darcy LiloRural AdvancementGizo-Kolombangara
Dr. Derek SikuaLiberal North East Guadalcanal
Japhet WaiporaLiberal West Makira
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Changes in membership


The following MPs obtained their seats through by-elections during the term of the 8th Parliament.[4]

Legislation


The following Acts were enacted under the Eighth Parliament.[6]

  • 2006 Supplementary Appropriation Act
  • Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act 2006
  • 2007 Appropriation Act
  • Governors-General (Pensions and Benefits) Act 2007
  • Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2007
  • Statistics (Amendment) Act 2007
  • 2007 Supplementary Appropriation Act
  • Magistrate Courts (Amendment) Act 2007
  • State Owned Enterprises Act 2007
  • Correctional Services Act 2007
  • Prescription of Ministers (Amendment) Act 2007
  • Prescription of Parliamentary Privileges, Immunities and Powers Act 2007
  • 2008 Appropriation Act
  • Mines and Minerals (Amendment) Act 2008
  • 2008 Supplementary Appropriation Act
  • Truth And Reconciliation Commission Act 2008
  • Secured Transaction Act 2008
  • Correctional Services (Amendment) Act 2008
  • 2009 Appropriation Act (2008)
  • 2008 Supplementary Appropriation (No.2) Act
  • Constitution (Amendment) Act 2008
  • College of Higher Education (Amendment) Act 2008
  • Companies Act 2009
  • Companies (Insolvency and Receivership) Act 2009
  • National Transport Fund Act 2009
  • Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act 2009
  • Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2009
  • Maritime Safety Administration Act 2009
  • Valuers Act 2009
  • Interpretation and General Provision (Validation and Indemnity) Act 2009
  • Constitution (Amendment) Act 2009
  • Traffic (Amendment) Act 2009
  • Evidence Act 2009
  • Counter-Terrorsm Act 2009
  • Foreign Investment (Amendment and Validation) Act 2009
  • Penalties Miscellaneous (Amendments) Act 2009
  • Currency Declaration Act 2009
  • Constitution (Amendment)(No.2) Act 2009
  • 2009 Supplementary Appropriation Act
  • Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 2009
  • Customs Valuation Act 2009
  • Telecommunications Act 2009
  • Facilitation of International Assistance (Amendment) Act 2009
  • 2009 Supplementary Appropriation (No. 2) Act
  • Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Amendment) Act 2009
  • 2010 Appropriation Act (2009)
  • North New Georgia Timber Corporation (Amendment) Act 2010
  • Tobacco Control Act 2010
  • Extradition Act 2010
  • Protected Areas Act 2010
  • National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 2010
  • Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2010
  • Accountants Act 2010

References


  1. "Members of the 8th Parliament", National Parliament of Solomon Islands
  2. "Listing of Members of Parliament by Political Parties", National Parliament of Solomon Islands
  3. "Alphabetical Listing of Members of the 8th Parliament", National Parliament of Solomon Islands
  4. "Alphabetical Listing of Members of the 8th Parliament", National Parliament of Solomon Islands
  5. "Blog entry – By-election bagarap, 27/02/10"
  6. Acts of Parliament, National Parliament of Solomon Islands

See also