List of Speakers of the Parliament of Nauru

Speaker of the Parliament of Nauru
Coat of arms of Nauru.svg
Incumbent
Marcus Stephen

since 27 August 2019
Appointer Parliament of Nauru
Inaugural holder Itubwa Amram
Formation Constitution of Nauru
Salary $89,315 (AUD) annually[1]
Website naurugov.nr

The Speaker of the Parliament of Nauru is the presiding officer of that legislature in the Republic of Nauru. The Speaker is elected by the members in the Parliament of Nauru.[2]

A list of the office holders follows.[3][4][5]

List

Name Took office Left office Notes
Itubwa Amram 1968 January 1971
Kenas Aroi January 1971 January 1977 [citation needed]
Samuel Tsitsi January 1977 April 1977 [citation needed]
David Peter Gadaroa April 1977 August 1981
Ruben Kun August 1981 12 December 1986 [6]
René Harris December 1986 December 1986 [7]
Kinza Clodumar December 1986 December 1986 [7]
Pres Nimes Ekwona December 1986 January 1987 - ? [8]
Derog Gioura ? - September 1987 November 1992 [9]
Paul Denebaua Jeremiah November 1992 November 1995 [10]
Maein Deireragea November 1995 February 1997 [11]
Kennan Adeang February 1997 December 1998 [12]
Ludwig Keke December 1998 13 April 2000 [13]
Ludwig Scotty 13 April 2000 29 March 2001 [14]
Aloysius Amwano 29 March 2001 30 March 2001 [15]
Ludwig Scotty 25 May 2001 19 December 2002 [14]
Vassal Gadoengin December 2002 January 2003 [16]
Ross Cain 13 Mar 2003 6 May 2003 [17]
Godfrey Thoma 6 May 2003 7 May 2003
Fabian Ribauw 29 May 2003 8 August 2003 [18]
Nimrod Botelanga 8 August 2003 24 February 2004 [18][19]
Ludwig Scotty 24 February 2004 6 April 2004 [14]
Terangi Adam 6 April 2004 29 April 2004 - ? acting[20]
David Adeang May 2004 June 2004 [21]
Riddell Akua June 2004 15 July 2004 [22][23]
Russell Kun 15 July 2004 26 October 2004 [24]
Vassal Gadoengin 26 October 2004 15 December 2004 [25]
Valdon Dowiyogo 27 December 2004 December 2007
Riddell Akua December 2007 18 March 2008 resigned
David Adeang 20 March 2008 18 April 2008 removed from office[26]
Riddell Akua 29 April 2008 13 March 2010 resigned[27]
Dominic Tabuna 13 March 2010 27 April 2010 acting[28]
Shadlog Bernicke 27 April 2010 13 May 2010 [29]
Godfrey Thoma 13 May 2010 18 May 2010 resigned[30]
Dominic Tabuna 1 June 2010 4 June 2010 resigned
Aloysius Amwano 2 July 2010 2010 removed from office
Landon Deireragea 9 July 2010 1 November 2010 acting
Ludwig Scotty 1 November 2010 18 April 2013 resigned[14]
Landon Deireragea 18 April 2013 25 April 2013 acting
Godfrey Thoma 25 April 2013 28 May 2013 [31]lost seat after 2013 elections.
Ludwig Scotty 11 June 2013 July 2016 lost seat after 2016 elections.
Cyril Buraman 13 July 2016 August 2019 lost seat after 2019 elections
Marcus Stephen 27 August 2019 Incumbent [32]

References

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances (Amendment) Act 2016". Parliament of Nauru. 16 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Speaker - The Government of the Republic of Nauru".
  3. ^ "IPU PARLINE database: NAURU, election archives". archive.ipu.org.
  4. ^ "RONLAW - Nauru's Online Legal Database - Advanced search". ronlaw.gov.nr.
  5. ^ "Archive - The Government of the Republic of Nauru".
  6. ^ http://ronlaw.gov.nr/nauru_lpms/files/gazettes/b308e86c3126c5eb44692a7bcc42c259.pdf
  7. ^ a b "Nauru's new president goes for freshness in cabinet". RNZ. August 28, 2019.
  8. ^ http://ronlaw.gov.nr/nauru_lpms/files/gazettes/31eb7fb1b1d27fb235ebe15bd5b30b74.pdf
  9. ^ "Nauru Police Force (Amendment) Act 1987". www.paclii.org.
  10. ^ "Republic of Nauru Finance Corporation (Amendment) Act 1995". www.paclii.org.
  11. ^ "Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1995". www.paclii.org.
  12. ^ http://ronlaw.gov.nr/nauru_lpms/files/acts/d0dfe3619bee539d57dfc65f791f509e.pdf
  13. ^ http://ronlaw.gov.nr/nauru_lpms/files/acts/fb9992b27b3912d01b0586a54de4aaea.pdf
  14. ^ a b c d "Profile - The Government of the Republic of Nauru". August 24, 2019. Archived from the original on August 24, 2019.
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  16. ^ "NAURU FINDS SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT | Pacific Islands Report". www.pireport.org.
  17. ^ "Nauru Parliament breaks Speaker stalemate". ABC News. March 13, 2003.
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  21. ^ "Treasury Fund Protection Act 2004". www.paclii.org.
  22. ^ "Long Term Investment Fund (Sequesteration) Act 2004". www.paclii.org.
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  24. ^ "Price Control Act 2004". www.paclii.org.
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  26. ^ http://ronlaw.gov.nr/nauru_lpms/files/gazettes/d378aca95876cbeb4dc04bef6868b92b.pdf
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  28. ^ "Wayback Machine" (PDF). August 24, 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 24, 2019. Cite uses generic title (help)
  29. ^ http://ronlaw.gov.nr/nauru_lpms/files/gazettes/c5ccbbd58602afae6d068863ea5d152a.pdf
  30. ^ "Wayback Machine" (PDF). August 24, 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 24, 2019. Cite uses generic title (help)
  31. ^ http://ronlaw.gov.nr/nauru_lpms/files/gazettes/d3f3b9b1eb96fbf5b3cd290e60cef50c.pdf
  32. ^ "Aingimea chosen as Waqa's successor in Nauru". RNZ. August 27, 2019.

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