The Department of Justice and Attorney-General (DJAG) has set up a Call Centre to provide legal support to the PNG Electoral Commission during the scrutiny (counting) period of the 2022 National General Election (NGE).
Secretary of Justice and Attorney-General, Dr Eric Kwa in his briefing to the Inter – Departmental Election Committee, said the State lawyers participation in the 2022 NGE scrutiny period would be conducted through the Call Centre set up in Port Moresby, West New Britain Haus, Waigani.
“Through this Call Centre, the required legal support services will be provided to address election related issues during the scrutiny period from all Returning Officers across the country.
“The operations of the Call Centre will comprise 73 lawyers organized into regional teams and all will be on a two-shift arrangement per day,” Dr Kwa added. The Department of Justice & Attorney-General is a member of the IDEC.
The telephone numbers to call are 3015800, 30129936 & 3012916 and have been in operation since Tuesday 5 July 2022.
The Call Centre will be operating on a 24 hour basis, or until the counting ends throughout the country.