Governments & Their Powers There are three levels of government in Papua New Guinea, the national, provincial and local governments. The Constitution and the Organic Law on Provincial Government and Local Level Government (Organic Law) regulate the law-making powers of the national, provincial and local-level governments. Each level has its own distinct law-making powers. The law-making powers of the national Parliament are covered in section 41 of the Organic Law; the law-making powers of…
From The Report: Papua New Guinea 2014
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This chapter examines the legal framework related to doing business or investing in Papua New Guinea. It also features a viewpoint from Stephen Lewin, Partner, Leahy Lewin Nutley Sullivan Lawyers, on the laws surrounding customary land in PNG.