Posted at 22:15 on 11 July, 2010 UTC
Papua New Guinea’s Western Province Governor Dr Bob Danaya is warning a vote of no-confidence in Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare is imminent.
As the Constitution does not allow any vote of no-confidence in a prime minister 18 months before the next general elections, a vote must be called by the end of the year.
PNG will go to the polls in a general election in July or August 2012.
Bob Danaya told the newspaper, the National, that the opposition will move a vote of no-confidence, but says he doesn’t know what strategy they will use.
A legal source told the newspaper that anyone wanting to move a vote must give seven days notice first when Parliament is sitting.
At present, there is no notice of a vote of no-confidence before Parliament, so one would have to be introduced whern Parliament sits next week, or in November when it sits for the budget.
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