A proposal has been introduced to amend Article 7 of the Judicial Act.
A motion and a second have been received to bring this amendment to a vote.
As this proposal is for an amendment to a general law, the voting period is three days and will require a simple majority to pass. The vote will end on 16 November, 2018, at 2:50 p.m. (UTC).
Note: Words highlighted in green indicates additions to the text. Contrastingly, words highlighted in red indicates subtractions.
(2) An appeal may be filed by any member of the South Pacific or by any non-member with a vested interest in the case, for at least one of the reasons described in this article.
(2)(3) Appeals may only be submitted on grounds of process violations, contradictions of law, or judicial misconduct. For such an appeal, the assigned justice of the case being appealed is automatically recused from the appeal case.
(3) The assigned justice of the case being appealed is automatically recused from the appeal case.
(4) Appeals may be submitted upon submission of new evidence that a reasonable person considers grounds for reviewing the original opinion.