THE Speaker may order a Member of Parliament to vacate the Legislative Assembly for a period exceeding five days if not complying with the House’s Rules of Procedures.
Lord Tu’ivakano reminded MPs about of House Rules when the House resumed after lunch break.
His comments came after Vava’u 16 constituency MP ‘Etuate Lavulavu voiced his right to reply to accusations made against him in an impeachment motion read in Parliament earlier today.
THE media is the fourth estate mechanism in a democratic society that holds Cabinet and Parliament accountable to the people.
Therefore they should be free and independent to carry out its watchdog role in society.