Niue, 13. Juni 1992 : Verfassungsreform

Gebiet Niue
┗━ Stellung abhängiges Gebiet mit voller Selbstverwaltung (Neuseeland)
Datum
Vorlage Verfassungsreform
┗━ Fragemuster Entscheidungsfrage
┗━ Abstimmungstyp Obligatorisches Referendum → durch Parlament → bindend → Stufe: Verfassung → Partialrevision (Paket)
Ergebnis angenommen
┗━ Mehrheiten gültige Stimmen
Stimmberechtigte ---
Stimmbeteiligung --- 86,00 %
Stimmen ausser Betracht ---
Gültige (= zählende) Stimmen ---
┗━ Ja-Stimmen --- 67,00 %
┗━ Nein-Stimmen --- 33,00 %
Bemerkungen Eine Kommission stellt im September 1991 Änderungen an der Verfassung vor, die das Parlament im Mai 1992 billigt.

Die Verfassungsreform revidiert verschiedene Bereiche der Verfassung (Wählbarkeit, Landbesitz, Gerichtsorganisation). Nach Art. 35 entscheidet die einfache Mehrheit der gültigen Stimmen.

  1. Art. 17 (1) (b) Nationality and residential qualifications of electors and candidates
    Has been ordinarily resident in Niue throughout the period of 12 months immediately preceding an application for enrolment as an elector or, as the case may be, nomination as a candidate.
  2. Art. 31. Special provisions with regard to measures affecting the criminal law or personal status
    aufgehoben
  3. Kapitel III (Rechtspflege, Art. 37 bis 55) werden neu verfasst, dazu kommen die Artikel 55A, 55B und 55C.
  4. Art. 64 (6) Niue Public Service Commission
    A member of the Commission may resign his office at any time by written notice to the Premier, or may be removed from office by the Cabinet on the ground that he is unable to discharge the functions of his office (whether by reason of infirmity of body or mind or from any other cause) or misbehaviour.
  5. Art. 65. Acting members of Commission
    Any person acting in place of a member of the Commission pursuant to this Article shall be deemed for all purposes to be a member of the Commission, and no appointment of any such person, and no act done by him in his capacity as a member of the Commission shall in any proceedings be questioned on the ground that the occasion for his appointment had not arisen or had ceased.
  6. Art. 33 (1) (d) Special provisions with regard to measures affecting Niuean land
    aufgehoben
  7. Art. 62 (4) (a) Niue Public Service
    A Judge or Commissioner of the High Court or [of the Land Court, a Judge of the Land Appellate Court] a Justice of the Peace for Niue, or any other judicial officer appointed by or pursuant to existing law or Act; or
    [...] aufgeboben
  8. nicht bekannt
  9. Art. 82 (1) Interpretation
    ...
    (*) "Chief Justice" means the Chief Justice of the High Court of Niue appointed under Article 42 of this Constitution; and includes any other Judge of the High Court authorised under Article 40 of this Constitution to perform the office or exercise any function of the Chief Justice;
    ...
    (**) "Court of appeal" means the Court of appeal of Niue established by Article 52 of this Constitution; ...
    (***) "Judge", in relation to the High Court, means any Judge of that Court including the Chief Justice [and, in relation to the Land Court, means any Judge of that Court including the Chief Judge of that Court];
    ...
    (***) "Land Appellate Court" means the Land Appellate Court of Niue established by Article 43 of this Constitution"
    "Land Court" means the Land Court of Niue established by Article 40 of this Constitution."
    ...
    (*) "Chief Justice" means the Chief Justice of the High Court of Niue appointed under Article 42 of this Constitution; and includes any other Judge of the High Court authorised under Article 40 of this Constitution to perform the office or exercise any function of the Chief Justice;
    (*) neu definiert, (**) hinzugefügt, (***) aufgehoben
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