Committee on Privileges, Immunities, Entitlements and Parliamentary Rights

The key responsibilities of Committee on Privileges, Immunities, Entitlements and Parliamentary Rights are:

  1. To examine and, from time to time, ascertain, Privileges, Immunities, Entitlements and parliamentary Rights of members as provided under Section 27 of the Constitution of the Republic of Vanuatu.

  2. To consider any question as to whether a Member has been validity charged, arrested, detained, in compliance with the provisions of Article 27 of the Constitution, and to report to Parliament for its determination;

  3. To enquire into any case of contempt to Parliament which is referred to it by Parliament, and to report to Parliament upon that case for its determination;

  4. To review for the time being and from time to time Members Expenses and Allowances as provided for under Parliament (Members Expenses and Allowances) Act, CAP. 109).

and included such other duties as are assigned to the Committee by the Standing Orders approved by Parliament

11th Parliament Privileges, Immunities, Entitlements and Parliamentary Rights Committee

 
Members of Parliament   Position 
Hon. Ian Wilson  Chairman
Hon. Marcellino Barthelemy  Member
Hon. Jack Norris Kalmet  Member
Hon. Francois Chani Tabisal  Member
Hon. Joshua Kalsakau  Member
Hon. Jay Nqwele  Member
Hon. Hosea Nevu  Member

10th Parliament Privileges, Immunities, Entitlements and Parliamentary Rights Committee

 
Members of Parliament   Position 
Hon. Richard Namel  Chairman
Hon. Samson Samsen  Member
Hon. Richard Mera  Member
Hon. Bruno Leingkone  Member
Hon. Havo Moli   Member
Hon. Danstan Hilton   Member

9th Parliament Privileges, Immunities, Entitlements and Parliamentary Rights Committee

 
Members of Parliament   Position 
Hon. Samson Samsen  Chairman
Hon. Jean Ravou  Member
Hon. Isaac Harmarliu  Member
Hon. Soloman Lorin  Member
Hon. Eta Rory   Member
Hon. David Tosul  Member

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