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The Prime Minister is again giving excuses for why the unlawful SABL leases have not been cancelled. The PM is reported as saying despite an NEC decision in June 2014 ordering the cancellation the Department of Lands has been "dragging its feet" and some leaseholders have caused delays by taking legal action.

But Community advocacy group ACT NOW! says the Prime Ministers excuses are old and very lame.

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The Prime Minister is again giving excuses why the SABL leases have not been cancelled but does not really explain why it has taken so long or why the illegal logging is being allowed to continue...

PM explains delay in SABL process

Source: Post Courier

By GORETHY KENNETH

PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill says although the process to cancel all Special Agriculture and Business Lease (SABL) is slow, the recommendations are being implemented.

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March 5th 2015 marked 5 years since the Finance Department Commissiob of Inquiry Report was tabled in Parliament. Up until now, this report has not been implemented. The report shows 58 pubic servants, lawyers and bureaucrats were implicated and yet nothing has been done to arrest them or recover the stolen K780 million. These thieves are freely living high both in PNG and abroad on the expanse of tax payers hard earned money.

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Deputy Opposition Leader Sam Basil speaks out about re-couping the K780 million that was stolen and those implicated prosecuted as it is sad that after 5years nothing has been done and no one prosecuted yet!

Source: Papua New Guinea Today

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K780 million in public money was stolen through the Department of Finance between 2000 and 2006. But, despite a Commission of Inquiry that detailed who was involved and their methods, nobody has been prosecuted and none of the monies has ever been recovered. 

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Photo: Lawrence Stephens, Chair TIPNG, giving his Keynote Address

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MR. LAWRENCE STEPHENS, CHAIRMAN, TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL AT THE 5TH ANNIVASARY OF COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO FINANCE DEPARTMENT

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The Prime Minister must take decisive action to ensure those implicated in the K780 million Department of Finance fraud are brought to justice and the monies recovered, says community advocacy group, ACT NOW!

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Photo: Tamara Kruzang Mandengat Communiti Campaigner blong Act Now PNG (Credit: ABC)

Caroline Tiriman | ABC Radio Australia

Igat olsem Gavman imas lukluk gut ken long despla Special Agrikalsa Bisnis Lisas

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Media Release

The Finance Department Commission of Inquiry uncovered massive fraud involving law firms and senior bureaucrats. K780 million of public money was stolen over a five-year period but nobody has been prosecuted for their crimes and none of the monies have been recovered.

This Thursday, March 5th, the community advocacy group, ACT NOW! is staging a “Birthday Bash” at the Holiday Inn to mark the fifth anniversary of the Commission Report being tabled in Parliament.

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