Election Commission of Pakistan directs presiding officers to provide copy of statement of count and the ballot paper account to such of candidates

Islamabad, May 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): The ECP has directed all the presiding officers to provide a copy of the statement of count and the ballot paper account to such of the candidates, their election agents or polling agents as may be present and obtain a receipt for such copy.

In this regard, directions have also been issued to all the District Returning Officers and Returning Officers for strict compliance as per Section 38 (11) of the Representation of People Act, 1976 that states:

“The Presiding officers shall give a certified copy of the statement of count and the ballot paper account to such of the candidates, their election agents or polling agents as may be present [and obtain a receipt for such copy].”

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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