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THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE (CONDUCT OF ELECTION) RULES, 1977

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THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE
(CONDUCT OF ELECTION)RULES,1977

S.R.O.18 (I)/77

January 9,1977

CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY

THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE
(CONDUCT OF ELECTION)RULES,1977

S.R.O.18 (I)/77

January 9,1977

CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY

1. Short title and commencement.–These rules may be called the Representation of the People (Conduct of Election)Rules,1977.

(2) They shall come into force at once.

2. Definitions.–In these rules, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,

(a) “Act ” means the Representation of the People Act,,1976 (LXXXV of 1976);

(b) “Article ” means Article of the Constitution;;

(c) “Form ” means a form appended to these rules and includes a translation thereof into any language as may be approved by the Commission;

(d) “publish “,with its grammatical variations, includes exhibition at a place accessible to the public;

(e) “section ” means section of the Act; and

(f) “voter “,in relation to a seat reserved for women

(i) in the National Assembly, means a member elected to a seat in that Assembly from the Province to which the seat relates;

(ii) in a Provincial Assembly, means a member elected to a seat in that Assembly; and, for the purpose of an election to fill a casual vacancy in a seat reserved for women in an Assembly, includes, in the case of the National Assembly a member elected to a seat reserved as aforesaid from the Province to which the seat the vacancy in which is to be filled relates and in the case of a Provincial Assembly, a member elected to a seat reserved in that Assembly for women.

CHAPTER II
CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS TO THE MUSLIM SEATS

4. Security deposits for nomination.–(1)The Returning Officer shall maintain a register in Form II in which he shall enter the particulars of every cash deposit made to him under section 13 or of the bank draft accompanying a nomination paper.

(2) Receipt of a cash deposit or of a bank draft, as the case may be by the Returning Officer shall be acknowledged in Form III and the amount received in cash or through bank draft shall be deposited by him at a Government Treasury or Sub-Treasury.

(3) The Head of account for the purpose of deposit at a branch of the State Bank of Pakistan or the National Bank of Pakistan or at a Government Treasury or Sub-Treasury shall 3000000-Deposits and Reserves-B-Not Bearing Interest-3500000-Departmental and Judicial Deposits-3501000-Civil Deposits-3501010-Deposits in connection with Elections.

(4) The return of a deposit which is required to be refunded under subsection (1) of section 43 shall be authorised under the seal and signature of the Returning Officer.

5. Appeal against acceptance or rejection of nomination by the Returning Officer.–(1)An appeal under sub-section (5)of section 14 may be presented by the candidate himself or by an elector who has filed an objection to the nomination of a candidate or by person authorised in this behalf in writing by the candidate or, as the case may be, such elector.

(2) The appeal shall be addressed to the Tribunal constituted for the constituency to which the nomination relates.

(3) An appeal shall be in the form of a memorandum which shall state the date of acceptance or rejection of the nomination and the grounds of appeal and shall be accompanied by a certified copy of the order 3 [accepting or ] rejecting the nomination..

(4) The memorandum of appeal shall be submitted in quadruplicate.

(5) 1[****] Omitted.

(6) If the appeal is allowed, the Returning Officer shall revise the list of validly nominated candidates accordingly.

6. List of validly nominated candidates.–(1)The list of validly nominated candidates prepared under section 15 shall be drawn up in Form IV soon after the scrutiny of the nomination papers.

(2) The Returning Officer shall publish a copy of the list of validly nominated candidates at some conspicuous place in his office.

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1.Notification of Election Commission of Pakistan No.F.1(10)/84,omitted sub rule 5 of rule 5 of the Rules (w.e.f. January 20,1985).

(3) In the case of acceptance of an appeal filed under sub-section (5)of section 14, the Returning Officer shall revise the list of validly nominated candidates in accordance with the decision in the appeal and shall publish the list so revised at some conspicuous place in his office.

(4) A copy of the list referred to in sub-rule (1)and also a copy of the list as revised, if any, under sub-rule (3)shall be furnished by the Returning Officer to the Provincial Election Commissioner of the Province concerned and to the Commission.

7. List of contesting candidates.–(1)The list of contesting candidates prepared under sub-section (4)of section 16 shall be drawn up in Form V.

(2) The names on the list shall be entered in Urdu, in the alphabetical order indicating against the name of each contesting candidate the symbol allocated to him.

(3) The Returning Officer shall publish the list of contesting candidates at some conspicuous place in his office and furnish a copy thereof to the Provincial Election Commissioner of the Province concerned and the Commission and also to each of the contesting candidates.

8. Declaration of results after scrutiny.–The result of an uncontested election shall not be declared under subsection (1)of section 20 unless the Returning Officer has ascertained in writing from the Commission that no appeal has been filed against the rejection of any nomination paper or that, if an appeal has been filed, no nomination rejected by the Returning Officer has been accepted on such appeal.

9. Symbol.–(1)A candidate may be allocated under subsection (1)of section 21 any one of the following symbols, namely:

1. Arrow 7. Bottle
2. Axe 8. Bowl
3. Bat 9. Bridge
4. Bell 10. Book
5. Bicycle 11. Bursh
6. Boat 12. Bucket
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13.Bulb 44. Inkpot with pen
14.Bunch of Grapes 45. Iron
15.Bus 46. Jug
16.Butterfly 47. Kite
17.Candle 48. Knife
18.Car 49. Trowel (Krandi)
19.Cap 50. Ladder
20.Chiragh (Lamp) 51. Lantern
21.Chair 52. Letter Box
22.Charpai 53. Lock
23.Clock. 54. Lota
24.Coat 55. Loudspeaker
25.Comb 56. Mountain
26.Cow 57. Persian Wheel
27. Cup and Saucer 58. Peshawari Chappal
28. Dove 59. Pitcher
29. Elephant 60. Planner
30. Fan 61. Racket
31. Fist 62. Railway Engine
32. Fish 63. Ricksha
33. Flower Vase 64. Ring
34. Foot Ball 65. Roller of Wood
35. Fountain 66. Rose
36. Garland 67. Scissors
37. Ghulail 68. Scooter
38. Gun 69. Sewing Machine
39. Hand Pump 69A. Sickle
40. Hammer 70. Spade
41. Helicopter 71. Saw
42. Horse 72. Spectacles
43. Hukkah 73. Spinning Wheel
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74. Suitcase 86. Tongs
75. Stage 87. Tractor
76. Tumbler 88. Tree
77. Table 89. Truck
78. Table Lamp 90. Turban
79. Takhti 91. Umbrella
80. Tap 92. Well
81. Teapot 93. Wheel
82. Telephone 94. Whistle
83. Television 95. Wrist Watch
84. Tiger 96. Waist Coat
85. Tonga

(2) The Commission may allot any one of the symbols specified in sub-rule (1) to any political party or a combination of two or more political parties who have agreed to put up joint candidates for election on an application made by it in this behalf.

(3) The Commission may allot a multiple symbol specified in sub-rule(1)to the candidate for a seat reserved for minority communities and to the Muslim candidates of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in the manner specified in sub-rule (2 ).

10. Appointment of polling agents.–The number of polling agents appointed at a polling station by each contesting candidate under section 23 shall not exceed the number of booths set up at that polling station.

11. Form of ballot paper.–(1)Every ballot paper shall be in Form VI and every postal ballot paper in Form VII.

(2) Every ballot paper shall contain the number and name of the constituency to which the ballot paper relates.

(3) The names of the contesting candidates shall be arranged on the ballot paper in the same order as shown on the list of contesting candidates prapared under rule 7.

12. Issue of postal ballot papers.–(1)The Returning Officer shall,as soon as practicable, send a postal ballot paper by post to each elector who is entitled to vote by postal ballot under section 29 and who has applied in accordance with sub-section (2)of that section and shall at the same time

(a) enter on the counterfoil of the ballot paper the name of the elector to whom the ballot paper is sent and his serial number on the electoral roll together with the name of the electoral area; and

(b) take necessary steps to ensure that the elector is not allowed to vote at a
polling station.

(2) Alongwith the ballot paper, the Returning Officer shall send to the elector

(a) a declaration in Form VIII;

(b) a cover in Form IX;

(c) a large cover addressed to himself in Form X; and

(d) instructions for the guidance of the elector in Form XI.

(3) Every Officer under whose care or through whom a postal ballot paper is sent shall ensure that the same is delivered to the addressee without delay.

(4) After the ballot papers have been issued to all the electors referred to in sub-rule (1),the Returning Officer shall seal up in a packet the counter-foils of all such ballot papers and record on the packet a brief description of its contents, the name of the constituency and the date on which he seals it.

13. Recording of votes on postal ballot paper.–(1)An elector who has received a postal ballot paper and desires to vote shall record his vote on the ballot paper by writing the name of the candidate of his choice within the blank space provided on the ballot paper.

(2) In recording the vote, such an elector shall, after complying with the instructions contained in Form XI sent to him under clause (d)of sub-rule (2)of rule 12,put the ballot paper in the cover in Form IX.

(3) The elector shall sign the declaration in Form VIII in the presence of Gazetted Officer or a Commissioned Officer to whom he is personally known or to whose satisfaction he has been identified and he shall have his signature attested by such Officer.

14. Assistance to illiterate or infirm electors casting vote by postal ballot.-(1) If an elector is illiterate or is unable through physical infirmity to record his vote on a postal ballot paper and sign the declaration in Form VIII, he shall be entitled to have his vote recorded and his declaration signed by any Gazetted Officer or Commissioned Officer.

(2) Any such elector may take the ballot paper together with the declaration and the covers received by him to any Gazetted Officer or Commissioned Officer and request such officer to record his vote and sign his declaration on his behalf.

(3) Such Gazetted Officer or Commissioned Officer shall thereupon mark the ballot paper in accordance with the wishes of the elector in his presence and sign the declaration on behalf of the elector and complete the appropriate certificate contained in Form VIII.

15. Re-issue of postal ballot paper.–(1)When a postal ballot paper and other papers sent under rule 12 are for any reason returned undelivered the Returning Officer may re-issue them by post or deliver them or cause them to be delivered to the elector personally on a request being made by him.

(2) If any elector has inadvertently dealt with his ballot paper or any of the other papers sent to him under rule 12 in such a manner that they cannot conveniently be used, another ballot paper and such other papers shall be issued to him after he has returned the ballot paper and other papers and satisfied the Returning Officer of the inadvertence.

(3) The Returning Officer shall cancel the ballot papers and other papers so returned and keep them in a separate packet and also note the serial numbers of all such cancelled ballot papers on the packet.

16. Return of postal ballot paper.–(1)After an elector has recorded his vote and made his declaration under rule 13,or has his vote recorded and his declaration signed under rule 14,he shall return the ballot paper and his declaration to the Returning Officer in accordance with the instructions communicated to him in Form XI.

(2) If any cover containing a postal ballot paper is received by the Returning Officer after the expiry of the time fixed under sub-section (1)of section 39,he shall note thereon the date of its receipt and shall keep all such covers together in a separate packet.

16A. Statement to be signed by the contesting candidates, etc.–The statement referred to in clause (b)of sub-section (4)of section 30 shall be in Form XI-A.

17. Manner of marking the ballot paper.–(1)The mark to be put under clause (b) of subsection (5)of section 33 on the ballot paper, at any place within the space containing the name and symbol of the contesting candidate for whom the elector wishes to vote, shall be a mark containing squares on a rubberstamp provided for the purpose by the Presiding Officer at the polling station and no other mark.

(2) No other marking aid or rubber-stamp except the rubber-stamp supplied for the purpose by the Presiding Officer under sub-rule (1)shall be used by the elector for marking his ballot paper.

18. Manner of marking ballot paper if elector is incapacitated.–(1)If an elector is totally blind or physically otherwise so incapacitated as to require the help of a companion, the Presiding Officer may allow him to be accompanied by a companion of not less than twenty-one years of age; and, in case the disability is such that the elector cannot mark the ballot paper himself, the person accompanying the elector may mark the ballot paper as indicated by the elector:

Provided that the person allowed to accompany the elector shall not himself be a
candidate or an agent of a candidate.
(2) If the ballot paper is to be marked by the companion, the Presiding Officer shall make it clear to him that he must mark the ballot paper for the candidate of the elector ‘s choice and that he must maintain the secrecy of voting by not divulging to any one the elector ‘s choice of candidate.

(3) The Presiding Officer shall maintain a list of electors on whose behalf the ballot papers have been marked by their companions..

19. Manner of inserting a ballot paper.–After the ballot paper has been marked by the elector or by the person allowed to mark a ballot paper under rule 18,the elector or such person shall fold the ballot paper, in the screened off compartment so as to conceal his vote and insert it in the ballot box within the view of the Presiding Officer.

20. Tendered votes.–(1)The tendered votes list referred to in subsection (3)of section 34 shall be in Form XII.

(2) The Presiding Officer shall, before issuing a ballot paper to a person referred to in sub-section (1)of section 34,obtain his signature or thumb impression on the form referred to in sub-rule (1).

21. Challenged votes.–(1)The challenged votes list referred to in subsection (2) of section 35 shall be in Form XIII.

(2) The Presiding Officer shall soon after the close of the poll hand over against proper receipt such sum as has been deposited with him under sub-section (1)of section 35 to the Returning Officer, who shall deposit the same with the Government Treasury or Sub-Treasury against the head of account 1300000Miscellanceous Receipts1390000-Others-1391000-Other Reccipls-1391800 Other Receipts-(NES)-1391880-Other Receipts-Others (Election Receipts).

22. Stray ballot papers.–if any ballot paper which has been issued to an elector has not been inserted by him into the ballot box but is found anywhere else in or near the polling station, it shall be cancelled and accounted for as “spoilt ballot paper ”

23. Count on close of poll.–The Presiding Officer shall after taking out the ballot papers from the used ballot box or ballot boxes

(a) Separate the ballot papers which are unambiguously marked in favour of a contesting candidate from those which bear

(i) no Official mark and signature of the Presiding Officer; or

(ii) any writing or any mark other than the official mark, signature of the Presiding Officer and the prescribed mark made with the rubber-stamp supplied for the purpose or to which a piece of paper or any other object of any kind has been attached; or

(iii) no prescribed mark indicating the contesting candidate for whom the elector has voted; or

(iv) any mark from which it is not clear for whom the elector has voted,
provided that a ballot paper shall be deemed to have been marked in favour of a candidate if the whole or more than half of the area of the prescribed mark appears clearly within the space containing the name and symbol of that candidate; and where the prescribed mark is divided equally between two such spaces, the ballot paper shall be deemed not to show clearly for whom the elector has voted;

(b) count separately in respect of each contesting candidate in the alphabetical order of their names as appearing on the ballot paper, the ballot papers which are unambiguously marked in favour of that candidate and put each lot in a separate packet bearing the name and symbol of the contesting candidate to which it relates;

(c) count and put in a separate packet the ballot papers mentioned in sub clauses (i) to (iv)of clause (a);

(d) open the packet labelled “challenged ballot papers ” and count the ballot papers unambiguously marked in favour of each candidate, excluding from the count the ballot papers suffering from any of the defects mentioned in sub-clauses (i)to (iv)of clause (a);

(e) after the challenged ballot papers have been so counted, the Presiding Officer shall put all such ballot papers as were taken out of the packet labeled “challenged ballot papers ” into a separate packet;;

(f) place in each packet a certificate stating the number of ballot papers put therein, and sign and seal each packet;

(g) obtain on each packet the signature and seal of such of the contesting candidates or their election or polling agents as may desire to sign and seal it; and

(h) enclose all such packets in a principal packet with a certificate specifying the number of packets enclosed in the principal packet.

24. Statement of the count by the Presiding Officer.–The statement of the count under sub-section (9)of section 38 shall be prepared in Form XIV.

25. Ballot paper account by the Presiding Officer.–The ballot paper account referred to in sub-section (10)of section 38 shall be prepared in Form XV.

26. Consolidation of results.–(1)The Returning Officer shall consolidate in Form XVI the results of the count furnished by the Presiding Officer.

(2) Before consolidating the results, the Returning Officer shall open the packet containing the ballot papers excluded from the count by Presiding Officer as also the packet containing the challenged ballot papers and scrutinise each such ballot paper as was excluded from the count by the Presiding Officer.

(3) If the Returning Officer finds that any ballot paper excluded from the count by the Presiding Officer should not have been so excluded, he shall count it as a valid ballot paper cast in favour of the contesting candidate for whom it was cast:
Provided that in so doing the Returning Officer shall not mix up the ballot papers taken out from the packet labelled “challenged ballot papers ” but shall keep the entire lot of challenged ballot papers in a separate packet-.

(4) The Returning Officer shall reject a ballot paper, hereinafter referred to as “rejected ballot paper “,recording thereon the fact of such rejection if it suffers from any of the defects mentioned in sub-section (4)of section 38.

(5) If any contesting candidate or election agent objects to the rejection of a ballot paper, the Returning Officer shall add to his endorsement the words “rejection objected to ”

(6) In consolidating the results of the count, the Returning Officer shall record the number of valid ballot papers cast in favour of each contesting candidate as shown by the Presiding Officer in the statement of the count, unless the figures thereof have undergone a change as a result of recount under sub-section (6)of section 39,in which case he shall record the figures as arrived at after the recount.

(7) Before recording the number of valid votes in the consolidated statement against the name of each contesting candidate, the number of ballot papers, if any, which were treated by him as valid but had been excluded from the count by the Presiding Officer shall be taken into account, including those treated as valid from the challenged votes.

(8) The ballot papers rejected by the Returning Officer under sub-rule (4) shall be shown separately in the consolidated statement.

(9) The consolidated statement shall be so completed that the figures in respect of one polling station are completed before the incorporation of the figures in respect of any other.

(10) The Returning Officer shall deal with the postal ballot papers in the following manner namely;

(i) no cover in Form X containing a postal ballot paper received by the Returning Officer after the expiry of the time fixed in that ballot paper shall be counted;

(ii) the Returning Officer shall close and seal in a separate packet all the packets referred to in sub-rule (2)of rule 16;

(iii) all other covers in Form X containing postal ballot papers shall then be opened one after another;

(iv) as each cover is opened, the Returning Officer shall scrutinise the declaration in Form VIII contained therein and shall reject the ballot paper and make an appropriate endorsement on the cover in Form 1X without opening the same–

(a) if the said declaration is not found in the cover Form X or

(b) if the said declaration is substantially defective; or

(c) if the serial number of the ballot paper entered in the said declaration differs from such number endorsed on the cover in Form IX;
(v) each cover so endorsed and the declaration received with shall be replaced in the cover in Form X; and all such covers in Form X shall be kept in a separate packet which shall be sealed and on which the following particulars shall be recorded namely:

(a) the name of the constituency;

(b) the date of counting; and

(c) a brief description of its contents;

(vi) the Returning Officer shall then place all the declarations in Form VIII which he has found to be in order in a separate packet which shall be sealed before any cover in Form IX is opened and on which shall be recorded the particulars referred to in clause (v);

(vii) all covers in Form IX containing postal ballot papers which have not already been dealt with under the foregoing provisions of this rule shall then be opened one after another and the Returning Officer shall scrutinise each ballot paper and decide the validity of the vote recorded thereby;

(viii) a postal ballot paper shall be liable to rejection on the grounds mentioned in subsection (4)of section 38,reference in that sub-section to prescribed mark being construed as reference to cross mark mentioned in sub-rule (1)of rule 13;

(ix) the Returning Officer shall count all the valid votes given by postal ballot in favour of each contesting candidate and record the total thereof as well as the number polled by each such candidate in the consolidated statement in Form XVI; and

(x) all valid postal ballot papers shall, after they have been counted, be placed in a separate packet which shall be sealed and on which shall be recorded–

(a) the name of the constituency;

(b) the date of counting; and

(c) a brief description of its contents.

27. Resealing of packets and statements by the Returning Officer.–(1)The packets and the statements opened by the Returning Officer for the purpose of consolidation under section 39 shall be resealed, as required by section 40,immediately after the consolidation proceedings are over.

(2) All the packets received from the Presiding Officers and not opened, together with those opened and resealed by the Returning Officer, shall be sealed in a bag for each polling station and the bag shall be duly sealed with the seal of the Returning Officer.

(3) The Returning Officer shall allow such of the contesting candidates or their election agents as may be present to sign and affix their seals to each of the packets resealed by the Returning Officer, as also the bag containing those packets.

28. Result of the count.–(1)The result of the count required to be submitted to the Commission by the Returning Officer under sub-section (1)of section 42 shall be in Form
XVII.
(2) The consolidated statement prepared under sub-rule (1)of rule 26 by the Returning Officer together with the result of count referred to in sub-rule (1)shall be sent to the Commission immediately after the count for declaration of the result and publication of the name of the returned candidate in the official Gazette.

28A. Submission of statement of assets and liabilities.–The statement of assets and liabilities referred to in section 42A shall be submitted in Form XXI.

29. Public inspection of documents.–(1)The documents retained by the Commission under section 44,except the ballot papers, shall be open to public inspection during office hours on payment of a fee at the rate of one rupee for each document.

(2) Copies of, or extracts from the documents mentioned in sub-rule (1) shall be furnished upon an application made by any person on payment of fee at the rate of one rupee for the first two hundred words or a fraction thereof.

(3) Every application for inspection of documents or supply of copies shall be accompanied by court fee stamps of the requisite value.

29A. Inspection of documents, etc.–(1)The Nomination Form, accompanying declaration and statements, including the statement of assets and liabilities submitted under sub-section (2)of section 12 and/or section 42A shall be open to inspection by the public, during office hours on payment of fee of rupees ten per page in the shape of court fee stamps.

(2) The copies of documents referred to in sub-rule (1)may be supplied to a person, making application in that behalf, on payment of fee of ten rupees per page in the shape of court fee stamps.

30. Account of election expenses.–(1) A contesting candidate shall maintain or cause to be maintained a register of receipts and expenditure in Form XVIII.

(2) The contesting candidate shall, after the publication under section 20 or section 42 of the name of the returned candidate, submit to the Returning Officer an account of election expenses as required by section 50 in Form XVIII.

(3) All vouchers shall accompany the account of election expenses duly arranged according to the date of payment and serially numbered and such serial number shall be entered in the appropriate column of the relevant account.

(4) It shall not be necessary, while rendering account to the Returning Officer to give particulars of the payees in regard to the items of expenditure for which receipts are not required to be obtained under sub-section (5)of section 49.

31. Affidavit.–The affidavit referred to in sub-section (2)of section 50 shall be sworn by a candidate in Form XIX.

32. Fees for inspection of election expenses return, etc.–(1)The return and documents submitted by a contesting candidate under section 50 shall be open to public inspection at the office of the Returning Officer during office hours on payment of a fee at the rate of one rupee for each document.
(2) Copies of or extract of return or of the documents mentioned in sub-rule (1)shall be furnished upon an application made by any person on payment of a fee at the rate of one rupee for the first two hundred words or a fraction thereof and fifty paisa for every additional hundred words or a fraction thereof.

(3) Every application for inspection of the return or of the documents or supply of copies thereof shall be accompanied by court-fee stamps of the requisite value.

33. Security deposit for presentation of an election petition.–The head of account for purposes of deposit as security for the costs of an election petition as required to be paid under sub-section (2)of section 52 shall be 3000000-Deposits and Reserves-B-Not Bearing Interest-3500000-Departmental and Judicial Depsoits-3501000-Civil Deposits-3501010Deposits in connection with Elections.

34. Withdrawal of respondents.–A notice under section 75 by a respondent in an election petition shall be in Form XX.

35. Supply of copies of decisions on petitions and other documents.–(1) Copies of documents forming part of an election petition presented to the Commissioner and of any interim order or of any order passed under section 56 and of any interim or final order passed by a Tribunal on any election petition may be furnished to any person by the Commissioner or the Tribunal, as the case may be, on an application in writing.

(2) The fees for the supply of copies mentioned in sub-rule (1)shall be two rupee for the first two hundred words or a fraction thereof and one rupee for every additional hundred words or a fraction thereof.

(3) Every application for the supply of copies under sub-rule (1)shall be accompanied by court-fee stamps of the requisite value.

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[NOMINATION FORM-I
(See rule 3)

ELECTION TO THE GENERAL SEATS
Election to the constituency …………………………………………………………of *National Assembly/Provincial Assembly of …………………………………………………………………
(Name of the Province)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

(To be filled in by the proposer)

(1) I………………………………………………………………………….(name of the proposer)
having National Identity Card No ………………………………………….registered as an elector at serial number…………………………….in the electoral roll for …………………………………electoral area in …………………………………Tehsil/Taluka in ……………………………………District/Political Agency do hereby propose the name of ……………………………………………………………whose address is …………………………………………………..as a candidate for election to general seat from …………………………………………….constituency.

(2) I hereby certify that I have not subscribed to any other nomination paper either as proposer or seconder.

Date………………………………………. Signature of Proposer

(To be filled in by the seconder)

(1) I………………………………………………………………..(name of the seconder)having
National Identity Card No ……………………………………………registered as an elector at serial number …………………….in the electoral roll for electoral area in ……………………………Tehsil/ Taluka in………………………………………………..District/Political Agency do hereby second the nomination of………………………………whose address is …………………………….as a candidate for election to general seat from ………………………………………..constituency.

(2) I hereby certify that I have not subscribed to any other nomination paper either as proposer or seconder.

Date……………………………… Signature of Seconder
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Note Please fill in the Form in capital letters.
*Strike off the words not applicable.

DECLARATION AND OATH BY THE PERSON NOMINATED
1. I, the above mentioned candidate, hereby declare on oath that;

(i) I have consented to the above nomination and that I fulfill the qualifications specified in Article 62 of the Constitution and I am not subject to any of the disqualifications specified in Article 63 of the Constitution or any other law for the time being in force for being elected as a member of the National Assembly/Provincial Assembly.

*(ii) I belong to ………………………………………………………and a certificate from that
(Name of political party)
political party showing that I am a party candidate from the above said constituency is attached.

OR

I do not belong to any political party.

2. I ,the above mentioned candidate, solemnly swear that,

(i) I will be faithful to the declaration made by the Founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, that Pakistan would be a democratic state based on Islamic principles of social justice. I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan and uphold the sovereignty and integrity of Pakistan and that I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan.

**(ii) I believe in the absolute and unqualified finality of the Prophethood of Muhammad (Peace by upon him),the last of the prophets and that I am not the follower of any one who claims to be a Prophet in any sense of the word or of any description whatsoever after prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him),and that I do not recognize such a claimant to be prophet or a religious reformer, nor do I belong to the Qadiani group or the Lahori group or call myself an Ahmadi.

3. I hereby solemnly declare to the best of my knowledge and belief that,-

(i) no loan for an amount of two million rupees or more obtained from any bank, financial institution, cooperative society or corporate body in my own name or in the name of my spouse or any of my dependents, or any business concern mainly owned by me or the aforesaid, stands unpaid for more than one year from the due date, or has got such loan written off; and
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*Strike off the words not applicable
**Struch off in case of non-Muslim

(ii) I, my spouse or any of my dependents or a business concern mainly owned by me or the aforesaid, is not in default in payment of government dues or utility charges, including telephone, electricity, gas and water charges of an amount in excess of ten thousand rupees, for over six months, at the time of filing of nomination paper.

Explanation.-For the purpose of these declarations, the expression–

(i) “loan ” shall mean any loan, advance, credit or finance obtained or written off on or after the 31st day of December,1985,but shall not include the loan the recovery of which has been stayed or suspended by any order of a court or tribunal, including the High Court and the Supreme Court ;

(ii) “mainly owned ” shall mean holding or controlling a majority interest in a business concern;

(iii) “taxes ” include all taxes levied by Federal Government, Provincial Government or a local government, but shall not include taxes the recovery of which has been stayed or suspended by any order of a court or tribunal;

(iv) “government dues and utility charges ” shall, inter alia, include rent, charges of rest houses or lodges owned by the Federal Government, Provincial Governments, local governments or corporations established or controlled by such governments, but shall not include the government dues and utilities charges the recovery of which has been stayed or suspended by any order of a court or tribunal.

*4. I hereby declare on oath that following cases of criminal offences were pending against me, six months prior to filing of this nomination :

Number of case
Name of the Court

Number of case Name of the Court

OR

I hereby declare on oath that no case of criminal offences was pending against me, six months prior to filing of this nomination.

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*Strike off the words not applicable

5. My educational qualification is __________________

6. My present occupation is ______________________

7. My National Identity Card No.is _________________

8. My National Tax Number,if any,is________________

9. The statement of assets and liabilities of my own,spouse (s), dependents as on
30th June,……………………………is enclosed.

10. The income tax paid by me during the last three assessment years/financial years is given hereunder:

Assessment year
Financial year Total
Income Tax Paid

11. The land revenue paid by me during the following last three financial years :

Financial year
Total Amount of Land Revenue Paid

12. I hereby assure that I shall abide by the Code of Conduct issued by the Election Commission.

Date ……………………………………… Signature of Candidate

Statement of Assets and liabilities

I,………………………………………………………………………………………………a candidate for election to general seat from constituency No …………………………………..hereby declare on solemn affirmation that no immovable and moveable property, including bonds, shares, certificates, securities, insurance policies and jewellery, other than specified herein below, is held by me, my spouse(s)and dependents on the 30th day of June,……………………………
ASSETS
Cost of Assets
Present value of property
Remarks
1. IMM0VABLE PROPERTY Openplots,houses,apartments, Commercial buildings,under construction properties,agricultural property, etc.(a) Held within Pakistan*

(i)_____________________
(ii)_____________________
(iii)_____________________

(b) Held outside Pakistan*

(i)_____________________
(ii)_____________________

2. MOVEABLE ASSETS

(a) Business capital within Pakistan

(i) Name of business
(ii) Capital amount

(b) Business capital outside Pakistan

(i) Name of business
(ii) Capital amount

(c) Assets brought or remitted from outside Pakistan*

(i) Bank drafts/Remittances
(ii) Machinery
(iii) Other

*Details to be annexed.

d) Assets created out of remittances from abroad*(e) Investments
(i) Stock and Shares
(ii) Debentures
(iii) National Investment(Unit)Trust

(iv) ICP Certificates
(v) National Savings

Schemes
-Defence Savings Certificate
-Special Savings Certificate
-Regular Income Certificate
(vi) Unsecured loans
(vii) Mortgages
(viii) Any other
(f) Motor Vehicles **

Make    Model    Reg.No

.
(i)  ______ _______ ______
(ii) ______ _______ ______
(g) Jewellery,etc.

Weight _______________________ Description___________________

(h) Cash and Bank Accounts*

(i) Cash in hand
(ii) Cash at Bank

Account No.Bank &Branch

Current____________________
Deposit____________________
Savings____________________
Other Deposits_______________

(i)Furniture,Fittings &articles
of personal use-
(j)Assets transferred to any person-
(i)Without adequate
consideration,or
(ii)by revocable transfer
(k)Any other assets

*Details to be annexed.
**Use extra sheets if necessary.

LIABILITIES

(i) Mortgages secured on Property or land
(ii) Unsecured Loans owing
(iii) Bank Overdraft
(iv) Bank Loans
(v) Amounts due under Hire Purchase
Agreement
(vi) House Building Loans
(vii) Advances from Provident Funds etc.
(viii) Other debts due*
(ix) Liabilities in the names of minor children
(in respect of assets standing in their names)Total
Amount Remarks

“Details to be annexed.

“Details to be annexed.
I,…………………………………………….. S/o,W/o;D/o …………………………………………….. do hereby solemnly declare that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the above statement of the assets and liabilities of myself, my spouse(s),dependents as on 30th June……………………..,is correct and complete and nothing has been concealed therefrom.

AUTHORISATION*

I……………………………………………………………………………………do hereby authorize
(Name of person nominated)
Mr …………………………………….son of ……………………………………………..resident of …………………………………………………………………………………….who is the proposer/ seconder, to file this nomination on my behalf with the Returning Officer.

Date……………………………….. Signature of the candidate
*Not necessary in case the person nominated files the nomination papers personally.

(To be filled in by the Returning Officer)

Serial Number of nomination paper ……………………………………………
This nomination paper was delivered to me at my office at ……………………..………
(hours)
on …………………………………………by …………………………………………………………….
(date)                                                 (person)

Date ………………………………..                                                           Returning Officer
(Decision of Returning Officer accepting or rejecting the nomination paper on the day fixed for scrutiny)

I have examined this nomination paper in accordance with the provisions of section 14 of the Representation of the People Act,1976 and decide as follows :

——————————————————————————————————-
——————————————————————————————————-
——————————————————————————————————-

(In case of rejection,state brief reasons)

Date ………………………………..                                Returning Officer

____________________________________________________________________________

RECEIPT

(To be filled in by the Returning Officer)

Serial Number of nomination paper …………………………………

The nomination paper of Mr./Miss/Mrs ……………………………………..a candidate for election to general seat from ……………………………*National Assembly/Provincial Assembly
of the Punjab/Sindh/the North-West Frontier Province/Baluchistan was delivered to me at my office at ………………………………….(hours)on……………………………..(date) by………………………………………(person)

All nomination papers will be taken up for scrutiny at ………………………………………
(hours)
on………………………………………………….at ………………………………………………………
(date)                                                  (place)
Date ……………………………….. Returning Officer
————————————————————————————————————————
*Strike off the words not applicable

NOMINATION FORM-IA
(See rule 3)

ELECTION TO THE SEATS RESERVED FOR NON-MUSLIMS

in the *National Assembly/Provincial Assembly of

Punjab
Sindh
N.W.F.P
Baluchistan

_____________________________________________________________________

(To be filled in by the proposer)

(1)I,…………………………………………………………………(name of the proposer) having National Identity Card No ………………………………registered as an elector as serial number………………………….in the electoral roll for…………………………electoral area in ………………………………Tehsil/Taluka in………………………District/Political Agency do hereby propose the name of ………………………………………………whose address is………………………………………as a candidate for election to the seats reserved for non-Muslims from *National Assembly/Provincial Assembly ……………………………. (Name of Province).

(2) I hereby certify that I have not subscribed to any other nomination paper either as proposer or seconder.

Date……………………………..                                  Signature of Proposer

__________________________________________________________________________

(To be filled in by the seconder)

(1) I,………………………………………………………………..(name of the seconder)having National Identity Card No ……………………………….registered as an elector at serial number………………………….in the electoral roll for ………………………..electoral area in ……………………….Tehsil/Taluka in……………………………..District/Political Agency do hereby second the nomination of…………………………………………whose address is .……………………………………..as a candidate for election to the seat reserved for non-Muslim from National Assembly/Provincial Assembly ……………………..(Name of Province).

(2)I hereby certify that I have not subscribed to any other nomination paper either as proposer or seconder.

Date ………………………..                                   Signature of Seconder

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Note.Please fill in the Form in capital letters.
*Strike off the words not applicable.

DECLARATION AND OATH BY THE PERSON NOMINATED

1. I, the above mentioned candidate,hereby declare on oath that,

(i) I have consented to the above nomination and that I fulfill the qualifications specified in Article 62 of the Constitution and 1 am not subject to any of the disqualifications specified in Article 63 of the Constitution or any other law for the time being in force for being elected as a member of the National Assembly/Provincial Assembly.-

(ii) I belong to ……………………………………………………and a copy of the party
(Name of political party)
list of my political party for said seats is attached.
2. I, the above mentioned candidate, solemnly swear that –

I will be faithful to the declaration made by the Founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, that Pakistan would be a democratic state based on Islamic principles of social justice. I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan and uphold the sovereignty and integrity of Pakistan and that I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan.

3. I, hereby solemnly declare to the best of my knowledge and belief that

(i) no loan for an amount of two million rupees or more obtained from any bank, financial institution, cooperative society or corporate body in my own name or in the name of my spouse or any of my dependents, or any business concern mainly owned by me or the aforesaid, stands unpaid more than one year from the due date, or has got such loan written off; and

(ii) I, my spouse or any of my dependents or a business concern mainly owned by me or the aforesaid, is not in default in payment of government dues or utility charges, including telephone, electricity, gas and water charges of an amount in excess of ten thousand rupees, for over six months, at the time of filing of nomination paper.

Explanation.-For the purpose of these declarations, the expressions

(i) “loan” shall mean any loan, advance, credit or finance obtained or written off on or after the 31st day of December,1985,but shall not include the loan the recovery of which has been stayed or suspended by any order of a court or tribunal, including the High Court and the Supreme Court;

(ii) “mainly owned” shall mean holding or controlling a majority interest in a business concern;

(iii) “taxes” include all taxes levied by Federal Government, Provincial Government or a local government, but shall not include taxes the recovery of which has been stayed or suspended by any order of a court or tribunal;

(iv) “government dues and utility charges ” shall, inter alia, include rent, charges of rest houses or lodges owned by the Federal Government, Provincial Governments, local governments or corporations established or controlled by such governments, but shall not include the government dues and utilities charges the recovery of which has been stayed or suspended by any order of a court or tribunal.

*4. I hereby declare on oath that following cases of criminal offences were pending against me, six months prior to filing of this nomination

Number of case
Number of case

OR

I hereby declare on oath that no case of criminal offences was pending against me, six months prior to filing of this nomination.

5. My educational qualification is _________________
6. My present occupation is______________________ Attested copies
7. My National Identity Card No. is ________________ to be annexed
8. My National Tax Number, if any, is ______________
9. The statement of assets and liabilities of my own, spouse, dependent children or dependent parents as on 30th June,20 ……………is enclosed.

10. The income tax paid by me during the last three assessment years/financial years is given hereunder:

AssessmentYear
Financial year
Total Income Tax paid

*Strike off the words not applicable

11. The land revenue paid by me during the following last three financial years :

Financial Year
Total Amount of Land
Revenue Paid

12. I hereby assure that I shall abide by the Code of Conduct issued by the Election Commission.

Date……………………………                            Signature of Candidate

_______________________________________________________________________________

Statement of Assets and liabilities

I,………………………………………………………………………………………………a candidate for election to the seats reserved for non-Muslims from National Assembly/Provincial Assembly ……………………………………….(Name of Province)hereby declare on solemn affirmation that no immovable and moveable property, including bonds, shares, certificates, securities, insurance policies and jewellery, other than specified herein below, is held by me, my spouse(s)and dependents on the 30th day of June,……………………………

ASSETS

Cost of Assets
Present value of property
Remarks
1
2
3
4
1. IMM0VABLE PROPERTY
Open plots, houses, apartments, Commercial buildings, under construction properties, agricultural property, etc.(a) Held within Pakistan*(i) _____________________
(ii) _____________________ (iii)_____________________

(b) Held outside Pakistan*
(i) _____________________
(ii)_____________________

2. MOVEABLE ASSETS

(a) Business capital within Pakistan

(i) Name of business
(ii) Capital amount

(b) Business capital outside Pakistan

(i) Name of business
(ii) Capital amount

(c) Assets brought or remitted from outside Pakistan*

(i) Bank drafts/Remittances
(ii) Machinery
(iii) Other

(d) Assets created out of remittances from abroad*

*Details to be annexed.
**Use extra sheets,if necessary.

(e) Investments(i) Stock and Shares
(ii) Debentures
(iii) National Investment Trust (Unit)
(iv) ICP Certificates
(v) National Savings Schemes
-Defence Savings Certificates
-Special Savings Certificates
-Regular Income Certificates
(vi) Unsecured loans
(vii) Mortgages
(viii) Any other(f) Motor Vehicles **

Make      Model       Reg. No
(i) _______ _______ ________
(ii) _______ _______ ________

(g) Jewellery, etc.

Weight       ___________________________ Description  _______________________

(h) Cash and Bank Accounts*

(i) Cash in hand
(ii) Cash at Bank

Account No. Bank & Branch
Current____________ ___________ Deposit____________ ___________ Savings____________ ___________
Other Deposits_______ ___________

(i) Furniture, Fittings & articles of personal use-

(j) Assets transferred to any person-

(i) Without adequate consideration, or
(ii) by revocable transfer

(k) Any other assets

*Details to be annexed.
**Use extra sheets if necessary.

LIABILITIES

Amount Remarks
(i) Mortgages secured on Property or land
(ii) Unsecured Loans owing
(iii) Bank Overdraft
(iv) Bank Loans
(v) Amounts due under Hire Purchase agreement
(vi) House Building Loans
(vii) Advances from Provident Funds etc.
(viii) Other debts due*
(ix) Liabilities in the names of minor children (in    respect of assets standing in their names)

Total

“Details to be annexed.

VERIFICATION

I,……………………………………………..S/o,W/o;D/o ……………………………………………… do hereby solemnly declare that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the above statement of the assets and liabilities of myself, my spouse(s),dependents as on 30th June……………………..,is correct and complete and nothing has been concealed therefrom.

AUTHORISATION*

I……………………………………………………………………………………do hereby authorize (Name of person nominated) Mr……………………………………..son of ……………………………………………..resident of …………………………………………………………………………………….who is the proposer/ seconder, to file this nomination on my behalf with the Returning Officer.

Date……………………………                 Signature of the candidate

*Not necessary in case the person nominated files the nomination papers personally.

(To be filled in by the Returning Officer)

Serial Number of nomination paper …………………………………………………………

This nomination paper was delivered to me at my office at ………..……………………
(hours)
on……………………………………………by …………………………………………………………………………
(Date)                                                     (Person)

Date ………………………………………….                       Returning Officer

___________________________________________________________________

(Decision of Returning Officer accepting or rejecting the nomination paper on the day
fixed for scrutiny).

I have examined this nomination paper in accordance with the provisions of section 14 of the Representation of the People Act,1976 and decide as follows :–
—————————————————————————————————————————————–
—————————————————————————————————————————————–
—————————————————————————————————————————————–

(In case of rejection, state brief reasons)

Date …………………………………………                   Returning Officer

_________________________________________________________________

RECEIPT
(To be filled in by the Returning Officer)

Serial Number of nomination paper …………………………………

The nomination paper of Mr./Miss/Mrs ………………………………………………………..a candidate for election to the seats reserved for non-Muslims in the *National Assembly/Provincial Assembly of the Punjab/Sindh/North-West Frontier Province/ Baluchistan was delivered to me at my office at ……………………………………………(hours) on
……………………………(date) by………………………………………(person).

All nomination papers will be taken up for scrutiny at …………………………………..  (Hours)
on…………………………………………………at………………………………………………………..
(date)                                                  (place)

Date …………………………………..                             Returning Officer

____________________________________________________________________

*Strike off the words not applicable

NOMINATION FORM-1B
(See rule 3)

ELECTION TO THE SEATS RESERVED FOR WOMEN

in the *National Assembly/Provincial Assembly of

Punjab
Sindh
N.W.F.P
Baluchistan

__________________________________________________________________

(To be filled in by the proposer)

(1) I,………………………………………………………………..(name of the proposer)having National Identity Card No ……………………………….registered as an elector at serial number…………………………….in the electoral roll for………………………electoral area in ………………………………Tehsil/Taluka in………………………District/Political Agency do hereby propose the name of ………………………………………………whose address is………………………………………as a candidate for election to the seats reserved for women from *National Assembly/Provincial Assembly ……………………….(Name of Province). (2) I hereby certify that I have not subscribed to any other nomination paper either as proposer or seconder.
Date……………………………………..                    Signature of Proposer

___________________________________________________________________________

(To be filled in by the seconder)

(1) I,………………………………………………………………..(name of the seconder)having National Identity Card No ……………………………….registered as an elector at serial number………………………….in the electoral roll for…………………………electoral area in …………………………….Tehsil/Taluka in………………………..District/Political Agency do hereby second the nomination of…………………………………………whose address is………………………………………as a candidate for election to the seats reserved for women from *National Assembly/Provincial Assembly …………………………..(Name of Province).

(2) I hereby certify that I have not subscribed to any other nomination paper either as proposer or seconder.

Date …………………………..                  Signature of Seconder

______________________________________________________________________________

Note.Please fill in the Form in capital letters.
*Strike off the words not applicable.

DECLARATION AND OATH BY THE PERSON NOMINATED

1. I, the above mentioned candidate, hereby declare on oath that,

(i) I have consented to the above nomination and that I fufill the qualifications specified in Article 62 of the Constitution and I am not subject to any of the disqualifications specified in Article 63 of the Constitution or any other law for the time being in force for being elected as a member of the National Assembly/Provincial Assembly.

(ii) I belong to……………………………………………………………………..and a copy
(Name of political party)
list of my political party for said seats is attached.

2. I, the above mentioned candidate, solemnly swear that,

(i) I will be faithful to the declaration made by the Founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah,that Pakistan would be a democratic state based on Islamic principles of social justice. I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan and uphold the sovereignty and integrity of Pakistan and that I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan.

*(ii) I believe in the absolute and unqualified finality of the Prophethood of Muhammad (Peace by upon him),the last of the prophets and that I am not the follower of any one who claims to be a Prophet in any sense of the word or of any description whatsoever after prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him),and that I do not recognize such a claimant to be Prophet or a religious reformer, nor do I belong to the Qadiani group or the Lahori group or call myself an Ahmadi.

3. I hereby solemnly declare to the best of,my knowledge and belief that,

(i) no loan for an amount of two million rupees or more obtained from any bank, financial institution, cooperative society or corporate body in my own name or in the name of my spouse or any of my dependents, or any business concern mainly owned by me or the aforesaid, stands unpaid for more than one year from the due date, or has got such loan written off; and

(ii) I, my spouse or any of my dependents or a business concern mainly owned by me or the aforesaid, is not in default in payment of government dues or utility charges, including telephone, electricity, gas and water charges of an amount in excess of ten thousand rupees, for over six months, at the time of filing of nomination paper.

——————————————————————————————-

*Struck off, in case of non-Muslims.

Explanation .-For the purpose of these declaration, the expression–

(i) “loan” shall mean any loan, advance, credit or finance obtained or written off on or after the 31st day of December,1985,but shall not include the loan the recovery of which has been stayed or suspended by any order of a court or tribunal, including the High Court and the Supreme Court;

(ii) “mainly owned” shall mean holding or controlling a majority interest in a business concern;

(iii) “taxes” include all taxes levied by Federal Government, Provincial Government or a local government, but shall not include taxes the recovery of which has been stayed or suspended by any order of a court or tribunal;

(iv) “government dues and utility charges ” shall, inter alia, include rent, charges of rest houses or lodges owned by the Federal Government, Provincial Governments, local governments or corporations established or controlled by such governments, but shall not include the government dues and utilities charges the recovery of which has been stayed or suspended by any order of a court or tribunal.

I hereby declare on oath that following cases of criminal offences were pending against me, six months prior to filing of this nomination :

Number of case
Name of the Court

OR

I hereby declare on oath that no case of criminal offences was pending against me, six months prior to filing of this nomination.

5. My educational qualification is _________________

6. My present occupation is _____________________ Attested copies

7. My National Identity Card No. is ________________ to be annexed

8. My National Tax Number, if any, is ______________

__________________________________________________________________________

9. The statement of assets and liabilities of my own, spouse, dependent children or dependent parents as on 30th June,20 …………………..is enclosed.

10. The income tax paid by me during the last three assessment years/financial years is given hereunder:-

Assessment Year
Financial year
Total Income Tax paid

11. The land revenue paid by me during the following last three financial years :

Financial Year
Total Amount of Land
Revenue Paid

12. I hereby assure that I shall abide by the Code of Conduct issued by the Election Commission.

Date………………………………                   Signature of Candidate

_______________________________________________________________

Statement of Assets and liabilities

I,………………………………………………………………………………………………a candidate for election to the seats reserved for women from the *National Assembly/Provincial Assembly ………………………………………………(Name of Province)hereby declare on solemn affirmation that no immovable and moveable property, including bonds, shares, certificates, securities, insurance policies and jewellery, other than specified herein below, is held by me, my spouse(s)and dependents on the 30th day of June,………………………….

_________________________________________________________________________

*Strike off the words not applicable

ASSETS

Cost of Assets
Present value of property
Remarks
1
2
3
4
1. IMM0VABLE PROPERTY
Open plots, houses, apartments, Commercial buildings, under construction properties, agricultural property, etc.(a) Held within Pakistan*(i) _____________________
(ii) _____________________ (iii)_____________________

(b) Held outside Pakistan*
(i) _____________________
(ii)_____________________

2. MOVEABLE ASSETS

(a) Business capital within Pakistan

(i) Name of business
(ii) Capital amount

(b) Business capital outside Pakistan

(i) Name of business
(ii) Capital amount

(c) Assets brought or remitted from outside Pakistan*

(i) Bank drafts/Remittances
(ii) Machinery
(iii) Other

(d) Assets created out of remittances from abroad*

*Details to be annexed.
**Use extra sheets,if necessary.

(e) Investments(i) Stock and Shares
(ii) Debentures
(iii) National Investment Trust (Unit)
(iv) ICP Certificates
(v) National Savings Schemes
-Defence Savings Certificates
-Special Savings Certificates
-Regular Income Certificates
(vi) Unsecured loans
(vii) Mortgages
(viii) Any other(f) Motor Vehicles **

Make      Model       Reg. No
(i) _______ _______ ________
(ii) _______ _______ ________

(g) Jewellery, etc.

Weight       ___________________________ Description  _______________________

(h) Cash and Bank Accounts*

(i) Cash in hand
(ii) Cash at Bank

Account No. Bank & Branch
Current____________ ___________ Deposit____________ ___________ Savings____________ ___________
Other Deposits_______ ___________

(i) Furniture, Fittings & articles of personal use-

(j) Assets transferred to any person-

(i) Without adequate consideration, or
(ii) by revocable transfer

(k) Any other assets

*Details to be annexed.
**Use extra sheets if necessary.

Amount Remarks
(i) Mortgages secured on Property or land
(ii) Unsecured Loans owing
(iii) Bank Overdraft
(iv) Bank Loans
(v) Amounts due under Hire Purchase agreement
(vi) House Building Loans
(vii) Advances from Provident Funds etc.
(viii) Other debts due*
(ix) Liabilities in the names of minor children (in    respect of assets standing in their names)

Total

VERIFICATION

I,……………………………………………..S/o, W/o; D/o …………………………………………….
do hereby solemnly declare that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the above statement of the assets and liabilities of myself, my spouse(s) and dependents is correct and complete and nothing has been concealed therefrom.

AUTHORISATION*

I……………………………………………………………………………………do hereby authorize (Name of person nominated)Mr………………………………………………son of ………………………………………………….resident of …………………………………………………………………………………………………who is the proposer/ seconder, to file this nomination on my behalf with the Returning Officer.

Date…………………………………..                 Signature of the candidate

_____________________________________________________________________

*Not necessary in case the person nominated files the nomination papers personally.

(To be filled in by the Returning Officer)

Serial Number of nomination paper ……………………………………………

This nomination paper was delivered to me at my office at ………………………………
(hours)
on………………………………..…..by …………………………………………………………………..
(date)                                               (person)

Date …………………………………..               Returning Officer

(Decision of Returning Officer accepting or rejecting the nomination paper on the day fixed for scrutiny)

I have examined this nomination paper in accordance with the provisions of section 14 of the Representation of the People Act,1976 and decide as follows :

————————————————————————————————-
————————————————————————————————-
————————————————————————————————-

(In case of rejection, state brief reasons)

Date ………………………………..                                  Returning Officer

_____________________________________________________________________________

RECEIPT

(To be filled in by the Returning Officer)

Serial Number of nomination paper …………………………………

The nomination paper of Miss/Mrs …………………………………………..a candidate for election to the seats reserved for women from ……………………………….*National Assembly/ Provincial Assembly of the Punjab/Sindh/the North-West Frontier Province/Baluchistan was delivered to me at my office at ……………………………(hours)on ……………………….(date)
by………………………………………(person)

All nomination papers will be taken up for scrutiny at ……………..………………………
(hours)
on…………………………………………………at ……………………………………………………….
(date)                                                (place)

Date ………………………………..                      Returning Officer

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*Strike off the words not applicable

FORM II

[See rule 4(1)]
Form of Deposit Register for ………………………..*National /Provincial Constituency
________________________________________________________________

Sl.
NO.
Candidate ‘s
name
S.No.of
nomination
filed
Amount
deposited
Particulars
of the Bank
or Treasury
receipt, or if
received in cash
or through
bank draft of
the receipt issued
in Form-111
Signature
of the
Returning
Officer
Disposal of
the cash
deposit/Bank
draft (and
remarks, if
any)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

___________________________________________________________________________
*Strike off the words not applicable.

FORM III

[See rule 4(2)]

COUNTERFOIL
RCEEIPT
Sl. No …………………………………….. Sl. No…………………………………………
Sum received in cash/bank draft ………………. Received a sum of Rs ……………………..
…………………………………………….. …………………………………………………
Deposited by …………………………………… (figure)……………………………………..(in
S. No. in the Deposit Register …………….. words)in cash/bank draft from …………….
……………………………………… ……………..a candidate for election as
member of the *National/Provincial
Assembly and entered in the Deposit
Register under
Sl. No ……………………………………
Date ..…………………………………………
Date ……………………………Signature of the Date …………..…..Signature and seal of
Returning Officer.
the Returning Officer.

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*Strike off the words not applicable.

FORM IV
[See rule 6(1)]
LIST OF VALIDLY NOMINATED CANDIDATES

*National Assembly
Election to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
Sindh
the North-West Frontier
Province
Baluchistan
From ……………………………………………….…**Constituency
Serial
No.
Name of Candidate
Candidate Name of father/
husband
Address of
candidate
1
2
3
4
Place ……………………………. Returning Officer
Date ………………………………

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“Strike off the words not applicable.
**Insert the No. & Name of the constituency.

FORM V
[See rule 7(1)]
LIST OF CONTESTING CANDIDATES

*National Assembly
Election to the__________________________

Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
Sindh
the North-West Frontier
Province
Baluchistan.

From……………………………………………………………..**Constituency.

___________________________________________________________________________

Serial
No.
Name of the contesting
candidates in the Urdu
alphabetical order
Address of the
contesting
candidates
Symbol
allocated
1
2
3
4
1.
2.
3.
4.
etc.

________________________________________________________________________
Notice is hereby given that the poll shall be taken between the hours

of……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
on (date)………………………………………………………………………
Place ………………………………
Date ………………………………                                                         Returning Officer.

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*Strike off the words not applicable.
**Insert the No. & Name of the constituency.

FORM VI
[See rule 11(1)]
BALLOT PAPER

(Number and name of
constituency)………………………………….
_____________________________
Serial No ………………………………………
Serial number of elector on
electoral roll …………………………………..
Part of electoral roll …………………………
Name of electoral area ……………………
…………………………………………………..
Thumb impression of the elector ……….
(Number and name of constituency)
……………………………………………
__________________________
Name                              Symbol.
___________________________
Name                              Symbol.
___________________________
Name                              Symbol.
___________________________
Name                              Symbol.
___________________________
Name                              Symbol.

____________________________________________________________________

FORM VII
[See rule 11(1)]
POSTAL BALLOT PAPER

Serial No ……………………………………………………………………………………………
No. and name of Constituency ……………………………………………………………..
Name of elector ………………………………………………………………………………..
Serial No. of elector in the electoral roll ………………………………………………..
Name of electoral area …………………………………………………………………………
________________________________________________________________
Serial No ……………………………………………………………………………
No. and name of Constituency ……………………………………………………………..
In the space below, write the name of the contesting candidate for whom you
wish to vote.

_________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________
(To be printed at the back of the ballot paper)

____________________________
(Signature and seal of the District Returning
Officer who issued this ballot paper).
____________________________
(Signature and seal of the District Returning
Officer who received this postal ballot paper).

FORM VIII
[See rule 12 (2)(a))
DECLARATION BY ELECTOR

*National Assembly
Election to the__________________________

Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
Sindh
the North-West Frontier
Province
Baluchistan.
(This side is to be used only when the elector
signs the declaration himself)

I hereby declare that I am the elector to whom the postal ballot paper bearing serial number……………………………………….has been issued at the above election.

Date ……………………….. Signature of elector
Address …………………………………………….

The above has been signed in my presence by ………………………………….(elector)
who is personally known to *me/has been identified to my satisfaction by ………………………
(identifier)who is personally known to me.

Signature of identifier, if any …………………….
Address…………………………………………………
Signature of Attesting Officer,
Designation ………………………………………….
Date ……………………….                 Address………………………………………………….
(This side is to be used when the elector cannot sign himself)

I hereby declare that I am the elector to whom the postal ballot paper bearing serial number ……………………………………………..has been issued at the above election.

Signature of Attesting Officer on
behalf of elector.
Date ………………………. Designation………………………………..
Address……………………………………..

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*Strike off the words not applicable.

CERTIFICATE

I hereby certify that :

(1) the above name elector *is personally known to me/has been identified to my satisfaction by ……………………………………………….(identifier)who is personally known to me ;

(2) I am satisfied that the elector *is illiterate/suffers from ………………………..
(infirmity)and is unable to record his vote himself or sign his declaration;

(3) I was requested by him to mark the ballot paper and to sign the above declaration on his behalf; and

(4) the ballot paper was marked and the declaration signed by me on his behalf. In his presence and in accordance with his wishes.

Signature of identifier-if any …………………………………….…..

Address………………………………………………………………………

Signature of Attesting Officer

Designation ……………………………………………

Address …………………………………………………

Date ………………………………………………………

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*Strike oft ‘ the words not applicable..

FORM IX
[See rule 12 (2)(b)]
COVER

‘A ‘ NOT TO BE OPENED BEFORE COUNTING

*National Assembly
Election to the__________________________

Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
Sindh
the North-West Frontier
Province
Baluchistan.

POSTAL BALLOT PAPER

Serial number of ballot paper……………………………………………………………………….

____________________________________________________________________________
*Strike off the words not applicable.

FORM X
[See rule 12 (2)(c)]
COVER

‘B ‘ NOT TO BE OPENED BEFORE COUNTING

ELECTION IMMEDIATE
POSTAL BALLOT PAPER
Number and Name of
Constituency ………………………………………..

To

The Returning Officer*…………………………………………………………………………………

Certified that this cover was accepted for delivery ………………..on……………………
(date),…………………………………….(affix postal seal with date).

……………………………………………

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*Full postal address of the Returning Officer to be inserted here.

FORM XI

[See rule 12 (2)(d)]

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE GUIDANCE OF ELECTORS VOTING
BY POSTAL BALLOT

You know the names of the Candidates contesting election from your home Constituency. If you desire to vote, you should record your vote with a pen by writing the name of the candidate for whom you wish to vote, in the blank space on the ballot paper. Thereafter, you should follow the instructions detailed below :

(a) After you have recorded your vote on the postal ballot paper, place the ballot paper in the smaller cover marked ‘A ‘ sent herewith. Close the cover and secure it by seal or otherwise.

(b) You have then to sign the declaration in Form-VIII also sent herewith, in the presence of a Gazetted Officer or a Commissioned Officer who is competent to attest your signatures under sub-rule (3)of rule 13.

(c) If you are unable to mark the ballot paper and sign the declaration yourself in the manner indicated above by reason of illiteracy, of infirmity, you are entitled to have your vote marked and the declaration signed on your behalf by any officer mentioned in item (b)above.

Such an officer will at your request mark the ballot paper in your presence and in accordance with your wishes. He will also complete the necessary certificate in this behalf.

(d) After your declaration has been signed and your signature has been attested in accordance with item (b) above, put the declaration Form and the smaller cover marked ‘A ‘ containing the ballot paper, in the larger cover marked ‘B ‘. After closing the larger cover send it to the Returning Officer concerned by post.

(e) You must ensure that the cover reaches the Returning Officer before the time fixed for consolidation of the results by the Returning Officer under sub-section (1)of section 39.

(f) Please note that –

(i) if you fail to get your declaration attested or certified in the manner indicated above, your allot paper will be rejected ;and

(ii) if the cover reaches the Returning Officer after the time fixed for consolidation of the results by the Returning Officer under Sub-section (1) of Section 39,your vote will not be counted.]

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Substituted vide E.C.P Notification No.S.R.O.132(1)/85,dated 12-2-85.

FORM XI-A

[See rule 54 (3)]

Statement to be signed by the candidates /election agents /polling agents.

I,…………………………………………………………………………………………..a candidate or

*election agent /polling agent of ……………………………………………………………………

candidate for constituency …………………………………………………………………………..
(Name of constituency)

do hereby certify that I have personally inspected the ballot box (es)provided by Election Commission at polling station No .………..……………………………..and have found it /them to be empty.

Name …………………………………….

Address ……………………………………………

………………………………………………………….

………………………………………………………….

of the candidate /election
agent /polling agent.
Date ……………………………………

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*Strike off the words not applicable.

FORM XII

[See rule 20(1)]

TENDERED VOTES LIST

*National Assembly
Election to the
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
Sindh
the North-West Frontier
Province
Baluchistan.

From………………………………………………………………………………………Constituency

Polling Station ……………………………………………………………………………………………


Serial
number
of tendered
ballot
paper
Name of
elector
Serial
number of
the elector
in the
electoral
roll
Name of
the
electoral
area
Address
of the
elector
Signature
or thumb
impression of
the person
tendering
vote

1
2
3
4
5
6


Palce ……………………………….

Date …………………………………Presiding Officer


*Strike off the words not applicable.

FORM XIV

[See rule 24 ]

THE STATEMENT OF THE COUNT

*National Assembly
Polling Station_________________________________________________
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
Constituency………………………… Sindh
the North-West Frontier
Province
Baluchistan.

Sl.
No.
Name of the
contesting
Candidate
Number of votes
polled by each
contesting
candidate
Number of
challenged votes
polled by each
contesting
candidate
Total votes
polled by
each contesting
candidate
Cols (3)+(4)
Remarks

1
2
3
4
5
6

(i) Total number of votes polled by the contesting candidates (including challenged votes)………………………………………………………………………………..
(ii) Total number of doubtful votes excluded from the count (including the doubtful challenged votes)……………………………………………………………………
(iii) Aggregate of (i)and (ii)…………………………………………………………………………

Place ………………………………….

Date ………………………………….. Signature of the

(i) Total number of votes polled by the contesting candidates (including challenged            votes)………………………………………………………………………………..
(ii) Total number of doubtful votes excluded from the count (including the doubtful challenged             votes)……………………………………………………………………
(iii) Aggregate of (i)and (ii)…………………………………………………………………………
Place ………………………………….

Date ………………………………….. Signature of the Presiding Officer.

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*Strike off the words not applicable.

FORM XV
[See rule 25 ]
BALLOT PAPER ACCOUNT

*National Assembly
Election to the
Provincial Assembly of the
Punjab
Sindh
the North-West Frontier
Province
Baluchistan.
From ………………………………………………………………………………………Constituency
Polling Station ……………………………………………………………………………………………
1. Ballot papers received for use at the polling station from Serial     No………………………….to…………………..Total…………………………. 2. Total number of ballot papers taken out of the ballot box or boxes and
counted  ……………………………………………………………3. Total number of tendered ballot papers ……………………………….4. Total number of challenged ballot papers …………………………….

5. Total number of ballot papers spoilt and cancelled ………………..

6. Total number of ballot papers under item numbers
(2),(3),(4)and (5)……………………………………………………………….

7. Number of unissued ballot papers from Serial number ………….
to ……………………………………..Total……………………………………..

8. Total number of item numbers (6)and (7)……………….[should be
equal to the total of item No.(1)].

Place …………………………………
Date …………………………………..
Signature of the Presiding Officer.

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*Strike off the words not applicable.

FORM XVII
[See rule 28]
RESULT OF THE COUNT

*National Assembly
Election to the
Provincial Assembly of the
Punjab
Sindh
the North-West Frontier
Province
Baluchistan.
From ………………………………………………………………………………Constituency
______________________________________________________
Sl.
No.
Names of the contesting
Candidates
Number of valid votes
polled
______________________________________________________
1.
2.
3.
4.
etc.
______________________________________________________
Total number of valid votes polled …………………………………………………..
Total number of rejected votes……………………………………………………….
Total number of tendered votes …………………………………………………….
Place …………………………………
Date …………………………………..
Returning Officer
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*Strike off the words not applicable.

FORM XIX
[See rules 31 and 82 ]
AFFIDAVIT TO BE SWORN BY A CANDIDATE

I,…………………………………………………………(name),having been a candidate in the election to the *National Assembly/Provincial Assembly of the Punjab/Sindh the North West Frontier Province/Baluchistan from …………………………………………………………………… constituency *make oath and say (declare on solemn affirmation)that:

1. In the aforementioned election, all expenses incurred, all moneys, securities or things of value received, all payments made, all claims settled and all accounts maintained in the course of or in connection with the election were incurred, received, made, settled and maintained by me or within my knowledge and under my control and direction.

2. All information given and all entries made in the return of election expenses and all vouchers, bills and other documents lodged by me with that return are, within my knowledge and belief, true and genuine.
Signature of the Candidate.
Sworn/declared on solemn affirmation before me …………………… this ……………….. day of ………………………… by………………………………………….who is personally known to me/ who has been identified by …………………………..who is personally known to me.
Signature.
___________________________________________________________
*Strike off the words not applicable.

FORM-XX
[See rules 34 and 83 ]
NOTICE UNDER SECTION 75 OF THE REPRESENTATION OF
THE PEOPLE ACT,1976

*National Assembly
Election to the
Provincial Assembly of the
Punjab
Sindh
the North-West Frontier
Province
Baluchistan.
From ………………………………………………………………………………Constituency
Before the Election Tribunal ………………………………………………………….(Place)
In the matter of Election Petition No ……………………….of 2002……………….….
……………………………………………………………………..Petitioner.
Versus
……………………………………………………………………..Respondent.
I……………………………………………(name),respondent, do hereby give notice under section 75 of the Representation of the People Act,1976 (LXXXV of 1976),that I do not intend to contest the aforesaid petition.
Place ……………………………………..
Signature
Date ……………………………………….
Respondent
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*Strike off the words not applicable.

FORM-XXI
(See rule 28A)
STATEMENT OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES

I,…………………………………………………………………Member, *National Assembly/Provincial Assembly, Punjab/Sindh/NWFP/Baluchistan from constituency No ………………………./from the seats reserved for women/non-Muslims hereby declare on solemn affirmation that no immovable and moveable property, including bonds, shares, certificates, securities, insurance policies and jewellery, other than specified herein below, is held by me, my spouse(s) and dependents on 30th day of June,

ASSETS

Cost of Assets
Present value of property
Remarks
1
2
3
4
1. IMM0VABLE PROPERTY
Open plots, houses, apartments, Commercial buildings, under construction properties, agricultural property, etc.(a) Held within Pakistan*(i) _____________________
(ii) _____________________ (iii)_____________________

(b) Held outside Pakistan*
(i) _____________________
(ii)_____________________

2. IMMOVEABLE ASSETS

(a) Business capital within Pakistan

(i) Name of business
(ii) Capital amount

(b) Business capital outside Pakistan

(i) Name of business
(ii) Capital amount

(c) Assets brought or remitted from outside Pakistan*

(i) Bank drafts/Remittances
(ii) Machinery
( iii) Other

*Details to be annexed.
_______________________________________________________
*Details to be annexed.
**Use extra sheets if necessary.

LIABILITIES

Amount
Remarks
(i) Mortgages secured on Property or land
(ii) Unsecured Loans owing
(iii) Bank Overdraft
(iv) Bank Loans
(v) Amounts due under Hire Purchase agreement
(vi) House Building Loans
(vii) Advances from Provident Funds etc.
(viii) Other debts due*
(ix) Liabilities in the names of minor children (in    respect of assets standing in their names)

Total
“Details to be annexed.

VERIFICATION

I,………………………………………………………………………………………………S/o,W/o;D/o
…………………………………………….do hereby declare solemnly that, to the best of my knowl-edge and belief, the above statement of the assets and liabilities of myself, my spouse(s), dependents as on 30th June……………………..,is correct and complete and nothing has been concealed therefrom.
Date ………………………………..
Signature of the Member

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