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Article: 226 Elections by secret ballot

1[226. Election by secret ballot.- All elections under the Constitution, other than those of the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister, shall be by secret ballot.]

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Footnotes:

1. Section 84 of the Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010 (10 of 2010), substituted Art. 226, in its present form, (w.e.f. April 19, 2010), in place of Art. as adopted in 1973, that read :

226.  Elections to be by secret ballot.—All elections under the Constitution a[****] shall be by secret ballot.

a. Section 5 of the Constitution (Third Amendment) Order, 1985, P.O. No. 24 of 1985, omitted the words, “other than those of the Prime Minister and a Chief Minister” , in Art. 226,  (w.e.f. March 19, 1985).

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Comparative Table of Article 226 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973:
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
172
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
Constitution of India 1950:

Government of India Act 1935:

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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 226 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

NIAZ AHMAD
AZIZUDDIN & OTHERS
MUHAMMAD SALAH-UD-DIN AND OTHERS
GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN
ALI RAZA ASAD ABIDI
MUHAMMAD NAWAZ SHARIF AND OTHERS
SYED ABDUL AZIZ NASIR HAQQANI ALIAS PIR AZIZ ULLAH HAQQANI
RETURNING OFFICER FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION(CHIEF ELECTION COMMISSIONER
IJAZ AHMED CHEEMA
SYED IFTIKHAR HUSSAIN AND ANOTHER


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