Election Commission of Pakistan schedule to fill the vacant seat in National Assembly of Pakistan

Election Commission of Pakistan schedule to fill the vacant seat in National Assembly of Pakistan

 

Islamabad, December 21, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Election Commission of Pakistan has issued the Schedule to fill the vacant seat reserved for women in the National Assembly of Pakistan due to the resignation tendered by Begum Sabeen Rizvi, MNA of PML (Nawaz) and in connection therewith appoints the following dates for determination of qualification of prospective candidates:

PROGRAMME

Sl. No. EVENTS DATE
(a) Public Notice to be issued by the Returning Officer on 26-12-2012
(b) Dates for filing of nomination papers with the Returning Officer by the candidates 01-01-2013
(c) Dates for Scrutiny of nomination papers by the Returning Office 04-01-2013
(d) Last date for filing of appeals against decisions of the Returning Officer rejecting/accepting the nomination papers 07-01-2013
(e) Last date for deciding appeals by the Tribunal 09-01-2013
(f) Last date for withdrawal of candidature 10-01-2013
(g) Publication of revised list of candidates 11-01-2013

2- The Election Commission of Pakistan has also appointed Mr. Khaliq-ur-Rehman, Director in the office of Provincial Election Commissioner, Punjab holding current charge of the post of Joint Provincial Election Commissioner, Punjab, Lahore as Returning Officer for receiving Nomination Papers for the purpose of determining the qualification of prospective candidates for the seat reserved for women in the National Assembly of Pakistan, fell vacant due to resignation tendered by Begum Sabeen Rizvi, MNA of PML(Nawaz).

3- Pakistan Muslim League (N) shall, within the period provided for submission of Nomination Papers, file additional List of the candidates in order of priority to fill the vacant seat in the National Assembly of Pakistan with the Returning Officer concerned, in accordance with the provisions of section 47A (1) of the Representation of the People Act, 1976 as provided under Article 224(6) of the Constitution.

For more information, contact:
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)
Election Commission of Pakistan Secretariat
Election House, Constitution Avenue G-5/2,
Islamabad
Tel: +9251 920 1975, +9251 920 6062
Fax: +9251 920 5402, +9251 920 5300

 
 
 

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