Supreme Court cites Samoan legal ruling to find in favour of Attorney General

The Supreme Court has used a Samoan legal precedent in ruling that the Attorney  General  has  the  power to intervene in, and terminate, private prosecutions. Lord Chief Justice Paulsen said the ruling arose out of an action by ‘Etuate Lavulavu and his wife, who are facing charges of obtaining money by false pretences and knowingly…


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