'Akanesi Katoa
Position:
Assistant Crown Counsel
Phone:
(+676) 24-055/24-007 Ext: 123
Fax:
(+676) 24-005
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Qualifications

LLB, University of the South Pacific, Vanuatu  (2010)
Professional Diploma in Legal Practice , University of the South Pacific, Fiji (2011)
Professional Diploma in Legal Drafting, University of the South Pacific, Fiji (2013)
Admitted as Law Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tonga (2012)
Masters of Law (LLM) University of the South Pacific (2015)

Commissioner for Oaths

Background

Ms. ‘Akanesi Katoa graduated with an LLB from the University of the South Pacific in 2010. She joined the Crown Law Department in January 2012, and was appointed Assistant Crown Counsel, a post which she presently holds. Ms. Katoa was admitted as a Law Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tonga in 2012.

Experience

Ms. Katoa’s work currently involves legal research and interviewing applicants for adoption and guardianship application and writing Guardian Ad Litem reports for the Supreme Court of Tonga.

Areas of Practice

Legal Research, Family Law.

Recent Acts

Constitution of Tonga.pdf
Interpretation Act
Maritime Zones Act
Tonga Law Commission Act 2007
Anti-Corruption Commissioner Act 2007
Ombudsman Act
Electoral Act
Electoral Boundaries Commission Act
Electoral Commission Act
Government Act

Recent Subordinate

Cabinet Manual of His Majesty's Cabinet
Electoral Regulations
Electoral (Elections of Representatives of the Nobles) Regulations
Election Petition Rules 2016
Electoral Boundaries Regulations
Village Regulations
Niuatoputapu Villages Regulations
Districts (Animal Enclosure) Regulations
Legislative Assembly (Election of Representatives of the Nobles) Regulations
Rules of Procedure of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga

Recent Gazettes

Gazette Supplement Extraordinary No.4 of 2017
Gazette Extraordinary No.13 of 2017
Gazette Supplement Extraordinary No. 3 of 2017
Gazette Supplement Extraordinary No. 2 of 2017
Gazette Extraordinary No.2 of 2017
Gazette Supplement Extraordinary No.51 of 2016
Gazette Extraordinary No.50 of 2016
Gazette Supplement Extraordinary No.7 of 2016
Gazette Supplement Extraordinary No.8 of 2016
Gazette Supplement Extraordinary No.9 of 2016

Recent Bills