Solicitors Toganivalu & Valenitabua today filed a High Court Constitutional challenge on behalf of Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu seeking declarations and orders inter alia that: –
- Parliament and the Speaker acted outside their respective legal powers in citing and suspending Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu for contempt.
- That Ratu Naiqama’s suspension cease forthwith with immediate effect.
The papers were filed in the High Court in Suva this morning. Brief statement from the Opposition Leader attached