The SODELPA and National Federation Party parliamentarians – have not returned to parliament this morning.
While delivering his ruling – Ratu Epeli says any petition should be seeking action, within the powers of parliament to take.
Ratu Epeli also emphasized the need to ensure, that parliament upholds and respects the judiciary, legislature, and executive, and it is not for parliament to instruct the executive.
He says the constitutional separation of powers, must always be upheld and never be jeopardised.
The Speaker had said before adjourning parliament yesterday afternoon, that he hopes the opposition would be back in parliament today.
Parliament commenced without Opposition members.