Special Parliament Sitting on Thursday 11th, March 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Hon. Davis Madava Steven, MP

Davis Madava Steven

Esa'ala Open

People's Party

Votes Received
10, 550

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the the Esa'ala Open electorate as a People's Party Candidate in the 2017 General Elections. Reappointed Minister for Justice & Attorney General and Deputy Prime Minister on the 7/06/2019 following the formation of the Marape-Steven Cabinet and served as Deputy Prime Minister from 30/05/2019 till October 2020, dismissed as Minister for Justice & Attorney General on 16/11/2020, 2nd term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Esa`ala Open seat in the 2012 General Elections as a People`s Party Candidate. Appointed Minister for Civil Aviation in the O'Neill-Dion Cabinet following the formation of government in August 2012. Appointed Minister for Justice & Attorney General in the O'Neill-Abel Cabinet following the formation of Government in August 2017. Resigned from O'Neill led government on 18/04/2019. Appointed Deputy Prime Minister on 07/06/2019 and served till 01/10/2020.


Primary Education: Completed his Primary Education at various primary schools
Secondary Education: Completed his Gr 9-10 at Wesley High School (1982-1985), then Gr 11-12 at Sogeri National High School (1986-1987)
Tertiary Education: Completed his Tertiary Education at the University of Papua New Guinea (1988-1991), then at Legal Training Institute (1992).

Achievements: Earned a Bachelors Degree in Law from the University of Papua New Guinea in 1991 and Legal Training Institute in 1992. Admitted to the PNG Supreme court bar in November 1992. Elected to the Council of PNG Lawyers Society in 2002.
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Private practitioner with Stevens Lawyers prior to the 2012 National Elections.

Contact Details

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