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Fijian Affairs (Amendment) Decree 2010

GOVERNMENT OF FIJI
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FIJIAN AFFAIRS (AMENDMENT) DECREE 2010
(DECREE No. 31 of 2010)


IN exercise of the powers vested in me as President of the Republic of Fiji and the Commander in Chief of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces by virtue of the Executive Authority of Fiji Decree 2009, I hereby make the following Decree -


Short title

1. This Decree may be cited as the Fijian Affairs (Amendment) Decree 2010.


Section 1 amended

2. The Fijian Affairs Act [Cap. 120] ("the Act") and is amended be deleting section 1 and replacing with the following -


"Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the i Taukei Affairs Act,"


Amendment of all references to "Fijian" in the Act

3. The Act and all subsidiary legislation made under the Act are amended by deleting the word "Fijian" wherever it appears and replacing it with "i Taukei".


New section 2A inserted

4. The Act is amended by inserting the following new section after section 2 -


"Amendment of all references to "Fijian" in all written laws etc,

2A. - (1) All written laws, including any Act, Proclamation, Promulgation, Decrees and any subsidiary legislation, (including the titles of any written law) are amended by deleting the word "Fijian" wherever it appears and wherever it currently refers to indigenous Fijians, and replacing it with "i Taukei", unless the context otherwise requires.


(2) All State documents, of any nature whatsoever, are consequentially amended by deleting the word "Fijian "wherever it appears and wherever it currently refers to indigenous Fijians, and replacing it with "i Taukei", unless the context otherwise requires."


GIVEN under my hand this 1st day of July 2010.


EPELI NAILATIKAU
President of the Republic of Fiji

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