Sione Sisifā

The lawyer who was instrumental in putting murderers behind bars for the man slaughter of the New Zealand Police officer Kali Fungavaka has been appointed as Tonga’s Solicitor General.

Sione Sisifā, a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of Fiji was appointed to the post on 31 October 2014, a position he currently holds, Crown Law office says.

It says the Solicitor General is responsible for all legal matters referred by the Government and the Cabinet to the Crown Law Department and has appeared on behalf of the Government in a wide range of legal cases.

However, the main areas of practice that the Solicitor General has been involved with has been in the areas of public law, criminal law, commercial law and international law.

Sisifa, 39, joined the Crown Law Department in 2000, after having graduated with an LLB from the University of the South Pacific.

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  1. Ko e loea ko ia ne taaimuʻa ʻi he ngāue fakalao ʻo iku ngāue pōpula ai ʻa kinautolu ne nau fakapoongi ʻa e ʻOfisa Polisi Nuʻu Sila ko Kali Fungavaká kuo fakanofo ia ʻe Tonga ke hoko ko ʻene solisitoa seniale.

    Kuo fakanofo ʻa Sione Sisifā ko e Solisitoa Seniale ia ʻa Tongá ʻi ʻOkatopa ʻaho 31.
    Ko e tokotahá ni naʻá ne hoko ko e peulisitoa mo solisitoa ʻi he Fakamaauʻanga Māʻolunga ʻa Fisí pea ko e lakanga ko ʻeni kuo fakahoko ia ki aí naʻá ne lolotonga pukepuke pē.

    Ko e ngafa ʻo e solisitoa senialé ko hono fakafatongiaʻaki ʻa e ngaahi fatongia fakalao ʻe ʻoatu kiate ia ʻe he puleʻangá mo e kapineti ki he Potungāue Laó pea te ne fakafofongaʻi foki ʻa e puleʻangá ʻi he ngaahi keisi fakalao lahi.

    Ka neongo ia ko e ngaahi ʻēlia tefito ʻene ngāué ʻe mei nofo pe ki he ngaahi lao ki he kakai, lao hia, lao fakakomēsiale mo e lao fakavahaʻapuleʻanga.

    Ko hono taʻu 39 ʻeni pea naʻá ne fuofua faifatongia ʻi he Potungāue Laó he 2000 hili ia ha maʻu hano mataʻitohi BA LLB mei he ʻUnivēsiti ʻo e Pasifiki Sauté ʻi Fisí.

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