The disclosure double standard

Fiji’s Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) has protested the provisions of the Political Parties Decree requiring party office holders to declare their assets, including the assets of their adult children who are not party members and don’t want to declare their assets. Meanwhile, Bainimarama who has said he won’t officially declare his party until 2014, can keep secret all the details of his family’s assets – or, at least, give him plenty of time to hide it all!

Fiji Live, May 19, 2013 SODELPA to discusss asset disclosure

One Response to “The disclosure double standard”

  1. Navosavakadua Says:

    This provision of the Parties Decree conflicts with the draft constitution. The Bill of Rights says:

    “24. (1) Every person has the right to privacy, which includes the right
    (a) to confidentiality of their personal information;

    The children of Party office holders have the right to privacy of their information. That right is unqualified.

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