Cabinet of Samoa
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Per article 31(1) of the Constitution, executive power is vested in the Head of State. Per article 26(1), however, "the Head of State in the performance of his functions shall act on the advice of Cabinet, the Prime Minister or the appropriate Minister, as the case may be". Article 32(1) provides that the Cabinet "shall have the general direction and control of the executive government" of Samoa.
The Cabinet is composed, per article 32(2), of the Prime Minister and "not fewer than eight nor more than twelve other Members of Parliament", appointed by the Head of State on the advice of the Prime Minister.
As of March 2011. This Cabinet results from the March 2011 general election, which saw the Human Rights Protection Party retain an absolute majority of seats in Parliament. Its term corresponds to that of the Fifteenth Parliament. The minister's matai title precedes his or her name.
In April 2014, Finance Minister Faumuina Tiatia Liuga resigned, after some twenty years in Cabinet, following "allegations of abuse in the performance of his ministerial duties". Prime Minister Malielegaoi took over the Finance portfolio himself. 
||Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi||Lepa||HRPP|
||Fonotoe Nuafesili Pierre Lauofo||Anoama'a West||HRPP|
||Tolofuaivalelei Falemoe Leiataua||A'ana Alofi No. 2||HRPP|
||Sala Fata Lisati Pinati||Gagaemauga No. 1||HRPP|
||Faʻamoetauloa Ulaitino Faʻale Tumaʻaliʻi||Gagaemauga No. 3||HRPP|
||Tuitama Talalelei Tuitama||A'ana Alofi No. 1||HRPP|
||Tuisugaletaua Sofara Aveau||Vaimauga East||HRPP|
||Magele Mauiliu Magele||Fa'asalele'aga No. 1||HRPP|
||Fiame Naomi Mataafa||Lotofaga||HRPP|
||Le Mamea Ropati||Lefaga & Falese'ela||HRPP|
||Faumuina Tiatia Liuga||Palauli-Le-Falefa||HRPP|
- Constitution of Samoa
- "Samoa: Composition du gouvernement", French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- "MPS - 2011 to 2016" Archived March 9, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., Office Of The Electoral Commissioner
- "Samoa's PM new head of Finance Ministry", Radio New Zealand International, 26 April 2014
- "Samoa Finance Minister resignation expected to mend party rift", Radio New Zealand International, 22 April 2014