Vanuatu's Natuman to appeal seat being made vacant
Mr Natuman was convicted on two counts of perverting the course of justice and given a two-year suspended sentence.
The Daily Post newspaper said based on this ruling the speaker declared Mr Natuman's Tanna electorate seat vacant.
Mr. Natuman's appeal is among 26 appeal cases, to be heard from next week.
Another includes former members of parliament jailed for conspiring to defeat the course of justice.