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EP Number EP 282/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 14/5/2012
1st Respondent Andrew Trawen in his capacity as the Electoral Com
Petitioner Marley Nandi & Dickson Pena Tasi
Hearing Dates 15 July 2012
Electorate Southern Highlands Regional Seat
Comment The proceedings withdrawn on 15 May 2012 by Injia, CJ
   

 

EP Number EP 287/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 16/5/2012
1st Respondent Cleopas Roa
Petitioner Lyons Paul Putupen & Ors
Hearing Dates 17 July 2012
Electorate
Comment The proceedings are dismissed with costs to the respondents for want of prosecution
   

 

EP Number EP 310/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 24/5/2012
1st Respondent Andrew Trawen in his capacity as the Electoral Com
Petitioner Gore Kaupa
Hearing Dates 28 May 2012
Electorate Gerard Philip
Comment The proceedings discontinued on 28 May 2012 by Yagi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 368/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 22/6/2012
1st Respondent Thomas Pilai
Petitioner Jimmy Maladina
Hearing Dates 22 June 2012
Electorate Alotau Open
Comment That there is evidence for applicant to nominate for Alotau Open Electorate.
   

 

EP Number EP 375/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 27/6/2012
1st Respondent Toami Kulunga
Petitioner Pila Niningi
Hearing Dates 13 July 2012
Electorate
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 383/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 2/7/2012
1st Respondent Romalu Bafu & Ors
Petitioner Jacky Kangu Naiyep
Hearing Dates
Electorate
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 384/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 2/7/2012
1st Respondent Cyril Retau, Election Manager
Petitioner Powes Parkop
Hearing Dates 6 July 2012
Electorate
Comment The application refused on 6 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 385/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 3/7/2012
1st Respondent Romalo Bapu, District Returning Officer
Petitioner Jeffery Siki & Ors
Hearing Dates 3 July 2012
Electorate Kompiam Ambum Open
Comment Matter is adj to 01/08/12 by Gauli, AJ in Wabag
   

 

EP Number EP 386/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 3/7/2012
1st Respondent John Tiba
Petitioner John Kelewa
Hearing Dates
Electorate
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 388/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 4/7/2012
1st Respondent Joseph Franghi, Returning Officer for Moresby Nort
Petitioner Michael Kandiu
Hearing Dates 9 July 2012
Electorate NCD Regional
Comment The proceedings withdrawn on 9 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 391/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 4/7/2012
1st Respondent Naipet Keae, Returning Officer for Kandep Open
Petitioner Luke Alfred Manase
Hearing Dates 9 July 2012
Electorate Kandep Open
Comment The proceedings dismissed on 9 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 392/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 4/7/2012
1st Respondent Andrew Trawen, Electoral Commissioner
Petitioner Mogerema Sigo Wai
Hearing Dates 9 July 2012
Electorate
Comment The proceedings withdrawn on 9 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 394/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 5/7/2012
1st Respondent Henry Kapao, Returning Officer for Wapenamanda Ope
Petitioner Dan Kakaraya & 7 Ors
Hearing Dates 5 July 2012
Electorate Wapenamanda Open
Comment Application refused by Gauli, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 395/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 6/7/2012
1st Respondent Electoral Commissioner & Ors
Petitioner Bill Sande Miname & Ors
Hearing Dates 7 July 2012
Electorate Kompiam Ambum Open
Comment The proceedings dismissed on 7 July 2012 by Gauli, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 396/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 6/7/2012
1st Respondent Cyrill Retau, Election Manager for NCD
Petitioner Hon. Andrew Mald
Hearing Dates 6 July 2012
Electorate
Comment The proceedings on 20 August 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 397/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 6/7/2012
1st Respondent David Wakias, SHP Electoral Manager
Petitioner Joseph Kopol
Hearing Dates 6 July 2012
Electorate
Comment The application was refused by David, J
   

 

EP Number EP 398/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 6/7/2012
1st Respondent Andrew Trawen, Electoral Commissioner
Petitioner Dickson Maki
Hearing Dates 9 July 2012
Electorate Kombiam Ambum Open
Comment The proceedings discontinued on 9 July 2012 by Gauli, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 405/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 6/7/2012
1st Respondent Andrew Trawen, Electoral Commissioner
Petitioner Wesley Koke & 20 Ors
Hearing Dates 10 July 2012
Electorate
Comment Application was refused.
   

 

EP Number EP 407/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 6/7/2012
1st Respondent George Buio
Petitioner Paul Nairi
Hearing Dates 9 July 2012
Electorate Lagaip Porgera Open
Comment The proceedings discontinued on 7 July 2012 by Gauli, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 409/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 7/7/2012
1st Respondent Romalo Bapu, District Returning Officer
Petitioner Patrick Balone
Hearing Dates 11 July 2012
Electorate Kompiam Ambum Open
Comment The proceedings dismissed on 11 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 411/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 9/7/2012
1st Respondent Henry Kapao, Returning Officer for Wapenamanda Ope
Petitioner Chris Kanadege & Ors
Hearing Dates 9 July 2012
Electorate Wapenamanda Open
Comment The application refused on 9 August 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 412/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 9/7/2012
1st Respondent Nixon Mangape
Petitioner Opis Papo & Ors
Hearing Dates 12 July 2012
Electorate Lagaip Porgera Open
Comment The proceedings dismissed on 12 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 413/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 9/7/2012
1st Respondent Henry Kapao, Returning Officer for Wapenamanda Ope
Petitioner Laingap/Porgera Electorate Open
Hearing Dates 12 July 2012
Electorate Wapenamanda Open
Comment The proceeding dismissed on 12 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 414/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 9/7/2012
1st Respondent Albert Helebe & Ors
Petitioner Komeali Ropa
Hearing Dates 12 July 2012
Electorate Kagua Erave Open
Comment The proceedings dismissed on 12 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 424/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 12/7/2012
1st Respondent George Puio
Petitioner Kopen Kongo & Ors
Hearing Dates
Electorate Wabag Open
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 427/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 12/7/2012
1st Respondent Don Pomb Polye
Petitioner Peter Mission Yaki & Ors
Hearing Dates 16 July 2012
Electorate Kandep Open
Comment The proceedings withdrawn on 16 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 428/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 13/7/2012
1st Respondent Andrew Trawen, Electoral Commissioner
Petitioner Captain Peter Ansthil
Hearing Dates 16 July 2012
Electorate North Wahgi Open
Comment The application refused on 16 August 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 429/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 14/7/2012
1st Respondent John Harisol, Returning Officer
Petitioner Philemon Embel
Hearing Dates 17 July 2012
Electorate Nipa Kutubu Open
Comment The proceedings dismissed on 18 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 430/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 14/7/2012
1st Respondent John Harisol, Returning Officer
Petitioner Joseph Kobol
Hearing Dates 17 July 2012
Electorate Southern Highlands Regional
Comment The proceedings dismissed on 18 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 436/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 16/7/2012
1st Respondent Andrew Trawen, Electoral Commissioner
Petitioner Lucas Dekene
Hearing Dates 16 July 2012
Electorate Gumini Open
Comment No appearance by parties. Application struck out by David, J
   

 

EP Number EP 437/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 16/7/2012
1st Respondent Thomas Dom Prist & Ors
Petitioner Martin Kuno
Hearing Dates 16 July 2012
Electorate Kundiawa Gembog Open
Comment The proceedings withdrawn on 16 July 2012 by David, J
   

 

EP Number EP 438/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 16/7/2012
1st Respondent Tom Kiap
Petitioner Max Umbu Puli
Hearing Dates 16 July 2012
Electorate Mul Baiyer Open
Comment The proceedings withdrawn on 16 July 2012 by David, J
   

 

EP Number EP 441/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 17/7/2012
1st Respondent David Tobea
Petitioner Peter W. Waranaka
Hearing Dates 19 July 2012
Electorate Yangoru Saussia Open
Comment The proceedings dismissed on 21 August 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 1/2012 EP
Date Lodged 26/7/2012
1st Respondent Ezekiel Anisi
Petitioner Tony Waterupu Aimo
Hearing Dates
Electorate Ambunti Dreikikir Open
Comment The Petition Upheld. Election member declared null and void by Kawi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 2/2012 EP
Date Lodged 26/7/2012
1st Respondent Andrew Trawen, Electoral Commissioner
Petitioner Norbert Kubak
Hearing Dates 18 September 2012
Electorate Gazelle Open
Comment Objection to competency of Petition was uphold, Petition dismissed by Kariko, J on 15 November 2012
   

 

EP Number EP 453/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 25/7/2012
1st Respondent Joe Kandai, Returning officer
Petitioner John Kaupa
Hearing Dates 27 July 2012
Electorate Moresby North East
Comment The proceedings dismissed on 27 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 458/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 26/7/2012
1st Respondent Stephen W. Biko
Petitioner Samson Kuli
Hearing Dates 27 July 2012
Electorate Usino Bundi Open
Comment The proceedings dismissed on 27 July 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 461/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 30/7/2012
1st Respondent Andrew Trawen, Electoral Commissioner
Petitioner Peter Waieng & Anor
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kundiawa Gembog Open
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 465/2012 EP-OS
Date Lodged 31/7/2012
1st Respondent Cleopas Roa, Returning Officer
Petitioner Sandy Talita
Hearing Dates 2 August 2012
Electorate Enga
Comment The proceedings dimissed on 21 August 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 3/2012 EP
Date Lodged 15/8/2012
1st Respondent Francis Marus
Petitioner Gari Liborius Baki
Hearing Dates
Electorate Talasea Open
Comment The Petition dismissed on 22 January 2013 by Kangwia, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 4/2012 EP
Date Lodged 16/8/2012
1st Respondent Parkop Posangat, Returning Officer
Petitioner Job Pomat
Hearing Dates
Electorate Manus Open
Comment The Petition discontinued on 26 September 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 5/2012 EP
Date Lodged 16/8/2012
1st Respondent Mogerema Sigo Wei
Petitioner Michael Korry
Hearing Dates
Electorate Karimui Nomane Open
Comment The application for review upheld. Matter to be fixed for a new Trial date.
   

 

EP Number EP 6/2012 EP
Date Lodged 16/8/2012
1st Respondent Parkop Posangat, Returning Officer
Petitioner Michael T. Sapau
Hearing Dates
Electorate Manus Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 10 January 2013 by Sawong, J
   

 

EP Number EP 7/2012 EP
Date Lodged 16/8/2012
1st Respondent John Simon
Petitioner Gabriel Lenny Kapris
Hearing Dates 7 November 2012
Electorate Maprik Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 8 January 2013 by David, J
   

 

EP Number EP 8/2012 EP
Date Lodged 17/8/2012
1st Respondent Ken Fairweather, MP
Petitioner Jerry Singirok
Hearing Dates
Electorate Sumkar Open
Comment The petition is wholly dismissed on 24 April 2014 by Cannings, J
   

 

EP Number EP 9/2012 EP
Date Lodged 20/8/2012
1st Respondent Sasindran Muthuvel
Petitioner Chris Lagisa
Hearing Dates 24 October 2012
Electorate West New Britain Regional
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 30 October 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 10/2012 EP
Date Lodged 21/8/2012
1st Respondent Gordon Wimb, Returning Officer
Petitioner James Yoka Ekip
Hearing Dates
Electorate Hagen Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 22 November 2012 by Kandakasi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 11/2012 EP
Date Lodged 21/8/2012
1st Respondent Gordon Wimb, Returning Officer
Petitioner Simon Sanagke
Hearing Dates
Electorate Hagen Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 22 November 2012 by Kandakasi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 12/2012 EP
Date Lodged 21/8/2012
1st Respondent Hon. Byron Chan
Petitioner Walter Schnaubelt
Hearing Dates
Electorate Namatanai Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 24 September 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 13/2012 EP
Date Lodged 21/8/2012
1st Respondent John Thomas Pundari
Petitioner Patrick Balone
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kompiam Ambum Open
Comment The Petition discontinued on 18 September 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 14/2012 EP
Date Lodged 22/8/2012
1st Respondent Don Pomb Polye
Petitioner Luke Alfred Manase
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kandep Open
Comment The matter has been re-instated in National Court.
   

 

EP Number EP 15/2012 EP
Date Lodged 23/8/2012
1st Respondent Douglas Tomiriesa
Petitioner Leonard Louma
Hearing Dates 12 September 2012
Electorate Kiriwina Goodenough Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 28 November 2012 by Hartshorn, J
   

 

EP Number EP 16/2012 EP
Date Lodged 23/8/2012
1st Respondent Amkat Mai
Petitioner Simon T. Solo
Hearing Dates
Electorate Sandaun Regional
Comment The Petition is dismissed with costs on 29 November 2013 by Batari, J
   

 

EP Number EP 17/2012 EP
Date Lodged 23/8/2012
1st Respondent Andrew Trawen, Electoral Commissioner
Petitioner Peter W. Waranaka
Hearing Dates 9 November 2012
Electorate Yangoru Saussia Open
Comment Objection to Competency Upheld. The Petition dismissed on 15 March 2013 by Gabi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 18/2012 EP
Date Lodged 24/8/2012
1st Respondent Electoral Commissione of Papua New Guinea
Petitioner Philip Kikala
Hearing Dates
Electorate Lagaip Porgera Open
Comment The Petition has been reinstated by the Supreme Court.
   

 

EP Number EP 19/2012 EP
Date Lodged 24/8/2012
1st Respondent Hon Ben Micah
Petitioner Darryl Jee
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kavieng Open
Comment The Petition discontinued on 9 November 2013 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 20/2012 EP
Date Lodged 24/8/2012
1st Respondent Aiya James Yapa Lagea
Petitioner Daniel Bali Tulapi
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kagua Erave Open
Comment The Petition dismissed on 3 August 2013 by Injia, CJ
   

 

EP Number EP 21/2012 EP
Date Lodged 24/8/2012
1st Respondent John Thomas Pundari
Petitioner Lucas Neah
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kompiam Ambum Open
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 22/2012 EP
Date Lodged 24/8/2012
1st Respondent Rt Hon Sir Julius Chan
Petitioner Ian Ling Stuckey
Hearing Dates 10 October 2012
Electorate New Ireland Regional
Comment Objection to competency upheld. The Petition is dismissed on 5 July 2013 by Sakora, J
   

 

EP Number EP 23/2012 EP
Date Lodged 24/8/2012
1st Respondent Joseph Sungi
Petitioner Andrew Kumbakor
Hearing Dates
Electorate Nuku Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 7 December 2012 by Kirriwom, J
   

 

EP Number EP 24/2012 EP
Date Lodged 24/8/2012
1st Respondent Francis Mulugu Potape
Petitioner Manasseh Makiba
Hearing Dates 12 September 2012
Electorate Komo Magarima Open
Comment The Petition discontinued on 22 February 2013 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 25/2012 EP
Date Lodged 24/8/2012
1st Respondent Aiya James Yapa Lagea
Petitioner Komeali Kapo Ropa
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kagua Erave Open
Comment Objection to competency upheld. The Petition dismissed with costs on 14 May 2013 by Injia, CJ
   

 

EP Number EP 26/2012 EP
Date Lodged 24/8/2012
1st Respondent Philip Undialu
Petitioner John Kelewa Kekeno
Hearing Dates
Electorate Koroba Kopiago Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed in its entirety on 13 February 2014 by Salika, DCJ
   

 

EP Number EP 27/2012 EP
Date Lodged 25/8/2012
1st Respondent Mai Dop
Petitioner Wake Goi
Hearing Dates
Electorate Jimi Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 14 November 2012 by Murray, J
   

 

EP Number EP 28/2012 EP
Date Lodged 25/8/2012
1st Respondent James Gelak Gau
Petitioner Andrew Sallel
Hearing Dates
Electorate Rai Coast Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 5 October 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 29/2012 EP
Date Lodged 25/8/2012
1st Respondent Mao Zeming
Petitioner Fred Aikung
Hearing Dates 6 November 2012
Electorate Tewai-Siassi Open
Comment The proceedings is discontinued as per Notice of Discontinue filed on 4 October 2013.
   

 

EP Number EP 30/2012 EP
Date Lodged 25/8/2012
1st Respondent Charles Abel
Petitioner Jimmy Maladina
Hearing Dates
Electorate Alotau Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 24 December 2012 by Gabi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 31/2012 EP
Date Lodged 25/8/2012
1st Respondent James Marape
Petitioner Johnny Pokaya Philip
Hearing Dates 16 November 2012
Electorate Tari Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed in entirety forthwith on 7 June 2013 by Yagi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 32/2012 EP
Date Lodged 25/8/2012
1st Respondent James Marape
Petitioner George Mannga Tagobe
Hearing Dates
Electorate Tari Open
Comment The Petition discontinued on 24 October 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 35/2012 EP
Date Lodged 27/8/2012
1st Respondent Aiya James Yapa Lagea
Petitioner Nemo Yalo
Hearing Dates 12 December 2012
Electorate Kagua Erave Open
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 36/2012 EP
Date Lodged 27/8/2012
1st Respondent Harvey Nii Lawyers
Petitioner Lazarus Kenni
Hearing Dates 5 April 2013
Electorate Angoram Open
Comment Application to withdraw petition is granted on 5 April 2013 by Geita, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 37/2012 EP
Date Lodged 27/8/2012
1st Respondent John Tipa, Returning Officer
Petitioner Aluago Alfred Kaiabe
Hearing Dates 20 March 2013
Electorate Hela Regional
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 38/2012 EP
Date Lodged 28/8/2012
1st Respondent Jim. B. Simatab
Petitioner Moses Manwau
Hearing Dates
Electorate Wewak Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 4 October 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 41/2012 EP
Date Lodged 28/8/2012
1st Respondent Daniel Mona
Petitioner Mathew Poia
Hearing Dates
Electorate Goilala Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 6 January 2013 by Maliku, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 42/2012 EP
Date Lodged 28/8/2012
1st Respondent The Electoral Commission of PNG
Petitioner Kennedy Wenge
Hearing Dates 16 April 2013
Electorate Nawaeb Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed on 16 April 2013 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 43/2012 EP
Date Lodged 28/8/2012
1st Respondent Joseph Lelang
Petitioner Tony Puana
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kandrian Gloucester Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 30 January 2013 by Mogish, J
   

 

EP Number EP 44/2012 EP
Date Lodged 28/8/2012
1st Respondent David Arore
Petitioner John Warisan
Hearing Dates
Electorate Ijivitari Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed with costs on 23 August 2013 by Gabi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 45/2012 EP
Date Lodged 28/8/2012
1st Respondent Bob Dadae
Petitioner Patrick Basa
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kabwum Open
Comment The Petition summarily dismissed with cost on 17 January 2013 by Gavara-Nanu, J
   

 

EP Number EP 33/2012 EP
Date Lodged 26/8/2012
1st Respondent Francis Mulungu Potape
Petitioner Edward Ekanda Alina
Hearing Dates 12 September 2012
Electorate Komo Magarima Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 9 November 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 34/2012 EP
Date Lodged 27/8/2012
1st Respondent Ano Pala
Petitioner Edward Tau
Hearing Dates
Electorate Rigo Open
Comment The Petition discontinued on 28 Septmeber 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 46/2012 EP
Date Lodged 29/8/2012
1st Respondent Solan Mirisin
Petitioner Peter Iwei
Hearing Dates 13 September 2012
Electorate Aitape Lumi Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with cost on 03 October 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 47/2012 EP
Date Lodged 29/8/2012
1st Respondent Sir. Dr. Puka Temu
Petitioner Kei Vuatha Kapa
Hearing Dates
Electorate Abau Open
Comment The Petition withdrawn on 30 October 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 48/2012 EP
Date Lodged 29/8/2012
1st Respondent Benjamin Philip
Petitioner Enock Ulach
Hearing Dates
Electorate Menyama Open
Comment The Petition discontinued with costs on 9 September 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 49/2012 EP
Date Lodged 29/8/2012
1st Respondent Adolf Duangha, Returning Officer
Petitioner Ben Semri
Hearing Dates 10 December 2012
Electorate Middle Ramu Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed with costs on 4 March, 2013 by Salika, DCJ
   

 

EP Number EP 50/2012 EP
Date Lodged 29/8/2012
1st Respondent Paru Aihi
Petitioner Henao Iduhu
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kairuku Hiri Open
Comment The Petition is discontinued on 27 November 2013 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 52/2012 EP
Date Lodged 29/8/2012
1st Respondent Antony Yagama
Petitioner Peter Charles Yama
Hearing Dates 10 October 2012
Electorate Usino Bundi Open
Comment The Petition is partly upheld and partly dismissed with costs on 16 May 2013 by Cannings, J
   

 

EP Number EP 53/2012 EP
Date Lodged 30/8/2012
1st Respondent Bire Kimisopa
Petitioner Tom Nunue
Hearing Dates
Electorate Goroka Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs 4 December 2012 by Gauli, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 54/2012 EP
Date Lodged 30/8/2012
1st Respondent Hon. Malakai Tabar, MP
Petitioner Sinai Brown, GCL, OBE
Hearing Dates
Electorate Gazelle Open
Comment The Petition withdrawn on 16 October 2012 by Kariko, J
   

 

EP Number EP 55/2012 EP
Date Lodged 30/8/2012
1st Respondent Electoral Commission of Papua New Guinea
Petitioner Pila Ninigi
Hearing Dates 20 March 2013
Electorate Imbonggu Open
Comment Objection to competency upheld. The Petition dismissed on 9 August 2013 by Injia, CJ
   

 

EP Number EP 56/2012 EP
Date Lodged 31/8/2012
1st Respondent Aide Ganasi
Petitioner Conrad Haoda
Hearing Dates
Electorate South Fly Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with cost on 15 February 2013 by Yagi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 57/2012 EP
Date Lodged 31/8/2012
1st Respondent Harvey Nii Lawyers
Petitioner Samson Malcolm Kuli
Hearing Dates
Electorate Usino Bundi Open
Comment The Petition is Upheld. Recount of ballot papers excluding box 106055 by Makail, J on 15 July 2013
   

 

EP Number EP 58/2012 EP
Date Lodged 31/8/2012
1st Respondent Poevare Tore
Petitioner Riddler Dorobe Kimave
Hearing Dates
Electorate Gulf Regional
Comment The Petition is dismissed on 27 February 2013 by Murray, J
   

 

EP Number EP 59/2012 EP
Date Lodged 31/8/2012
1st Respondent Aide Ganasi
Petitioner Sali Subam
Hearing Dates 7 November 2012
Electorate South Fly Open
Comment The Petiton is upheld. Member declared null & void on 28 February 2013 by Ipang, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 60/2012 EP
Date Lodged 31/8/2012
1st Respondent Nixon Philip Duban
Petitioner Bryan Kramer
Hearing Dates 18 September 2012
Electorate Madang Open
Comment The Petition upheld. Election member declared null and void. By election required. By Gavara-nanu, J
   

 

EP Number EP 61/2012 EP
Date Lodged 31/8/2012
1st Respondent Robert Sandan Ganim
Petitioner Samuel Tei Abal
Hearing Dates 10 May 2013
Electorate Wabag Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed with costs on 16 July 2013 by Hartshorn, J
   

 

EP Number EP 63/2012 EP
Date Lodged 31/8/2012
1st Respondent Camillus Dangima Bongoro
Petitioner Peter Kuman
Hearing Dates 1 November 2012
Electorate Kerowagi Open
Comment The Petitiion discontinued on 7 December 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 64/2012 EP
Date Lodged 31/8/2012
1st Respondent Dei Kewano
Petitioner Pastor Issac Joseph
Hearing Dates
Electorate Mendi Open
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 62/2012 EP
Date Lodged 31/8/2012
1st Respondent Theo Zurenuoc
Petitioner Giossi Labi
Hearing Dates 20 November 2012
Electorate Finschafen Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with cost on 5 October 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 66/2012 EP
Date Lodged 2/9/2012
1st Respondent Michael Bill Malabag
Petitioner Miria Naime Ikupu
Hearing Dates 12 December 2012
Electorate Moresby North West Open
Comment The Petition is summarily dismissed on 13 November 2013 by Sakora, J
   

 

EP Number EP 51/2012 EP
Date Lodged 27/8/2012
1st Respondent Charles Abel
Petitioner Samuel Auboti
Hearing Dates 28 March 2013
Electorate Alotau Open
Comment Leave is granted to the Petitioner to withdraw the Petition on 28 March 2013 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 67/2012 EP
Date Lodged 3/9/2012
1st Respondent Kila Haoda
Petitioner Alphonse Moroi
Hearing Dates 1 November 2012
Electorate Central Regional
Comment The matter has been sent back to National Court for Re-Trial
   

 

EP Number EP 69/2012 EP
Date Lodged 3/9/2012
1st Respondent Wera Mori
Petitioner Jim Nomane
Hearing Dates
Electorate Chuave Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 18 February 2013 by Gauli, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 70/2012 EP
Date Lodged 3/9/2012
1st Respondent Ati Wobiro
Petitioner Dr. Bob Tawa Danaya
Hearing Dates
Electorate Western Regional
Comment The Petition dismissed. Costs reserved to be argued later by Hartshorn, J on March 5 2013
   

 

EP Number EP 71/2012 EP
Date Lodged 3/9/2012
1st Respondent Electoral Commission of Papua New Guinea
Petitioner Tony Mana Kila
Hearing Dates
Electorate Nipa Kutubu Open
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 72/2012 EP
Date Lodged 3/9/2012
1st Respondent Paru Aihi
Petitioner Peter Isoaimo
Hearing Dates 19 September 2012
Electorate Kairuku Hiri Open
Comment The Petition Upheld. Election member declared null & void on 3 December 2012 by Cannings, J
   

 

EP Number EP 73/2012 EP
Date Lodged 4/9/2012
1st Respondent Kelly Naru
Petitioner Luther Akisawa Wenge
Hearing Dates
Electorate Morobe Provincial
Comment The petition dismissed with costs on 26 March 2013 by (Kirriwom,J)
   

 

EP Number EP 74/2012 EP
Date Lodged 4/9/2012
1st Respondent Dawa Lucas Dekena
Petitioner Nick Kopia Kuman
Hearing Dates 7 November 2012
Electorate Gumine Open
Comment The Petition Upheld. Election member declared null & void on 15 January 2013 by Kangwia, AJ
   

 

EP Number EP 75/2012 EP
Date Lodged 4/9/2012
1st Respondent Tobias Kulang
Petitioner Peter Waieng
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kundiawa Gembog Open
Comment Objection to Competency Upheld. The Petition dismissed on 13 March 2013 by Batari, J
   

 

EP Number EP 76/2012 EP
Date Lodged 4/9/2012
1st Respondent Jeffrey Kuave
Petitioner Eddie Mike Jondi
Hearing Dates
Electorate Lufa Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed in its entirety with costs on 6 May 2013 by Kirriwom, J
   

 

EP Number EP 77/2012 EP
Date Lodged 4/9/2012
1st Respondent Kila Igaba, Returning Officer
Petitioner Philomena Kassman
Hearing Dates 10 October 2012
Electorate Central Regional
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 10 October 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 78/2012 EP
Date Lodged 5/9/2012
1st Respondent Mark Ivi Maipakai
Petitioner Soroi Marepo Eoe
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kikori Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 26 February 2013 by Cannings, J
   

 

EP Number EP 79/2012 EP
Date Lodged 5/9/2012
1st Respondent Benny Allen
Petitioner Apaso Winch L Oibotee
Hearing Dates 8 October 2012
Electorate Ungai Bena Open
Comment The Petition dismissed in its entirety on 8 April 2013 by Davani, J
   

 

EP Number EP 80/2012 EP
Date Lodged 5/9/2012
1st Respondent William Titpe Powi
Petitioner Joseph Kobol
Hearing Dates 5 August 2013
Electorate Southern Highlands Regional
Comment The Petition is dismissed with costs on 12 August 2013 by Yagi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 81/2012 EP
Date Lodged 6/9/2012
1st Respondent Johnston Tuke
Petitioner Tau Amevo
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kainantu Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 4 October 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 82/2012 EP
Date Lodged 6/9/2012
1st Respondent Julie Soso Akeke
Petitioner Barry Holowe
Hearing Dates
Electorate Eastern Highlands Regional
Comment The Petition withdrawn with no order as to costs on 24 October 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 83/2012 EP
Date Lodged 6/9/2012
1st Respondent Isaac Waigavara
Petitioner Saki Hacky Soloma
Hearing Dates
Electorate Okapa Open
Comment The entire petition is dismissed on 3 April 2014 by Batari, J
   

 

EP Number EP 84/2012 EP
Date Lodged 6/9/2012
1st Respondent Garry Juffa
Petitioner Allen Mesa
Hearing Dates
Electorate Northern Regional
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 13 December 2012 by Sakora, J
   

 

EP Number EP 85/2012 EP
Date Lodged 6/9/2012
1st Respondent Mr. Amkat Mai
Petitioner John Taluh Tekwie
Hearing Dates
Electorate Sandaun Regional
Comment The Petition is dismissed with costs on 29 November 2013 by Batari, J
   

 

EP Number EP 87/2012 EP
Date Lodged 6/9/2012
1st Respondent Koi Trappe, MP
Petitioner Sani Rambi
Hearing Dates
Electorate Mul Baiyer Lumusa Open
Comment The Petition dismissed for want of compliance with court directions on 5 December 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 68/2012 EP
Date Lodged 3/9/2012
1st Respondent Hon. Leo Joseph Dion, WPM, CMG, MP
Petitioner Sir John Rumet Kaputin KBE, CMG, Phd
Hearing Dates
Electorate East New Britain Regional
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 13 February 2013 by Davani, J
   

 

EP Number EP 88/2012 EP
Date Lodged 7/9/2012
1st Respondent Robert Atiyafa
Petitioner Terry Kajona Okeva
Hearing Dates
Electorate Henganofi Open
Comment The Petition dismissed with costs on 23 January 2013 by Kariko, J
   

 

EP Number EP 90/2012 EP
Date Lodged 7/9/2012
1st Respondent Labi Amaiu
Petitioner John Kaupa
Hearing Dates 20 November 2012
Electorate Moresby North East Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed with costs on 18 April 2013 by Sawong, J
   

 

EP Number EP 92/2012 EP
Date Lodged 7/9/2012
1st Respondent Electoral Commission of Papua New Guinea
Petitioner Guma Wau
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kerowagi Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed with costs on 13 November 2013 by Kariko, J
   

 

EP Number EP 93/2012 EP
Date Lodged 7/9/2012
1st Respondent Electoral Commission of Papua New Guinea
Petitioner Bari Palma
Hearing Dates
Electorate Kerowagi Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed with costs on 13 November 2013 by Kariko, J
   

 

EP Number EP 94/2012 EP
Date Lodged 8/9/2012
1st Respondent Labi Amaiu
Petitioner Andrew Mald
Hearing Dates 2 November 2012
Electorate Moresby North East Open
Comment Objection to competency upheld. The Petition dismissed with costs on 11 April 2013 by Manuhu, J
   

 

EP Number EP 95/2012 EP
Date Lodged 8/9/2012
1st Respondent Mehrra Minnie Kipefa
Petitioner John Boito
Hearing Dates
Electorate Obura Wonenara Open
Comment Objection to competency upheld. The Petition is dismissed with costs on 15 July 2013 by Manuhu, J
   

 

EP Number EP 96/2012 EP
Date Lodged 8/9/2012
1st Respondent Mehrra Minnie Kipefa
Petitioner Benjamin Michael Mossia
Hearing Dates
Electorate Obura Wonenara Open
Comment The Petition withdrawn with no order as to costs on 2 November 2012 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 97/2012 EP
Date Lodged 9/9/2012
1st Respondent Electoral Commission of Papua New Guinea
Petitioner Jamie Maxton Graham
Hearing Dates 11 September 2012
Electorate Jiwaka Provincial Seat
Comment The first part of petition dismissed on 7 April 2014 by David, J
   

 

EP Number EP 91/2012 EP
Date Lodged 7/9/2012
1st Respondent Ron Ganarafo
Petitioner Ekime Mek Gorosahu
Hearing Dates
Electorate Daulo Open
Comment Objection to competency upheld. The Petition is dismissed on 15 August 2013 by Murray, J
   

 

EP Number EP 99/2012 EP
Date Lodged 9/9/2012
1st Respondent Jeffery Pesab Komal
Petitioner Philemon Embel
Hearing Dates 25 October 2012
Electorate Nipa Kutubu Open
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 100/2012 EP
Date Lodged 10/9/2012
1st Respondent Gordon Wimb, Returning Officer for Hagen Open
Petitioner Tom Olga
Hearing Dates 18 March 2013
Electorate Western Highlands Regional
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 101/2012 EP
Date Lodged 10/9/2012
1st Respondent Peter Ipatas
Petitioner Sandy Talita
Hearing Dates 22 May 2013
Electorate Enga Regional
Comment Objection to competency upheld. The Petition is dismissed on 16 July 2013 by Lenalia, J
   

 

EP Number EP 104/2012 EP
Date Lodged 14/9/2012
1st Respondent Hon. Powes Parkop
Petitioner Michael Kandiu
Hearing Dates 25 February 2013
Electorate NCD Regional
Comment Objection to competency upheld. The Petition dismissed on 7 March 2014 by Kassman, J
   

 

EP Number EP 102/2012 EP
Date Lodged 11/9/2012
1st Respondent Peter Ipatas
Petitioner Nathan Piari
Hearing Dates
Electorate Enga Regional
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 103/2012 EP
Date Lodged 14/9/2012
1st Respondent Powes Parkop
Petitioner Wari Vele
Hearing Dates
Electorate NCD Regional
Comment Objection to competency upheld. The Petition dismissed with costs on 8 November 2013 by Kassman, J
   

 

EP Number EP 105/2012 EP
Date Lodged 17/9/2012
1st Respondent Parua Lawyers
Petitioner Aiwa Olmi
Hearing Dates 28 February 2013
Electorate NCD Regional
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 89/2012 EP
Date Lodged 7/9/2012
1st Respondent Joe Lera
Petitioner Kapeatu Puaria
Hearing Dates 20 December 2012
Electorate Bougainville Regional
Comment The respondents objection to competency upheld. The Petition dismissed on 8 April 2013 by Kariko, J
   

 

EP Number EP 98/2012 EP
Date Lodged 9/9/2012
1st Respondent Bire Kimisopa
Petitioner Moses venapoe
Hearing Dates
Electorate Goroka Open
Comment The Petition withdrawn on with costs on 16 April, 2013 by Makail, J
   

 

EP Number EP 39/2012 EP
Date Lodged 27/8/2012
1st Respondent Steven Pirikia
Petitioner Steven Bana
Hearing Dates
Electorate South Bouganville Open
Comment The Petition was rejected by Registrar on 30 August 2012 as it did not have witnesses and address.
   

 

EP Number EP 40/2012 EP
Date Lodged 27/8/2012
1st Respondent Lauta Atoi
Petitioner William Nakin
Hearing Dates
Electorate North Bouganville Open
Comment Leave is granted to the Petitioner to withdraw the Petition on 8 July 2013 by Kirriwom, J
   

 

EP Number EP 65/2012 EP
Date Lodged 2/9/2012
1st Respondent Gordon Wesley
Petitioner Isi H Leonard
Hearing Dates
Electorate Samarai Murua Open
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 1/2014 EP
Date Lodged 27/1/2014
1st Respondent Nixon Philip Duban
Petitioner Bryan Kramer
Hearing Dates
Electorate Madang Open
Comment The Petition is dismissed with costs on 25 July 2014 by Kandakasi, J
   

 

EP Number EP 2/2014 EP
Date Lodged 28/1/2014
1st Respondent Nixon Philip Duban
Petitioner Peter Charles Yama
Hearing Dates
Electorate Madang Open
Comment
   

 

EP Number EP 3/2014 EP
Date Lodged 20/3/2014
1st Respondent Peter Namea Isoaimo
Petitioner Paru Aihi
Hearing Dates 7 April 2014
Electorate Kairuku Hiri Open
Comment Objection to competency upheld. The Petition is dismissed with costs on 28 July 2014 by Makail, J