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Legal and Policy Framework

The MLNR's mandate is governed by the Constitution of Tonga, Land Act, relevant Laws and Regulations and other general instructions that direct the Ministry's strategic obligations and stakeholder's expectations of the Ministry. These are administered by the Ministry through its engagement with its stakeholder. They include His Majesty and Privy Council, Cabinet, Legislative Assembly, Judiciary, Nobles and Estate Holders, Ministries/Departments/Agencies (MDAs), public enterprises, private sectors, development partners and the public.

The Ministry's mandate is premised fundamentally on the Act of the Constitution of Tonga and the Land Act and the following Legislation.

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The Attorney General's Office, updated as of July 2022.