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Today marks prorogation of Parliament

Today marks prorogation of Parliament

By Vijay Narayan
Monday 21/10/2019

Today marks the prorogation of Parliament.

Prorogation is the term for the formal end of a parliamentary session.

The secretariat states that Parliament stands ‘prorogued’ between the end of one session and the Opening of Parliament, which marks the beginning of a new session.

The new session of Parliament will be opened by President Jioji Konrote on Tuesday, 12th November 2019, after a full military Guard of Honour provided by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces.

The State Opening will also be attended by Constitutional Officers as well as the Chief Justice, Justices of Appeal and other Puisne Judges.

Parliament will then resume on Monday, 18th November, 2019 for their week-long sitting.

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