Election Commission issues General Election Schedule 2013

General Election 2013 Schedule

Following is the Revised schedule of General election 2013 issued by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

In partial modification of this Commission’s Notification of even number, dated the 22nd March, 2013, in exercise of its powers under section 11A of the Representation of the People Act, 1976 (Act No. LXXXV of 1976) and on the demand of Political Parties from Balochistan, the Election Commission is pleased to revise various stages of schedule for General Elections, 2013 contained therein to the following extent:

Sr. No

EVENTS

DATE

1

2

3

2.

Dates for filing of nomination papers with the Returning Officers by the candidates

24.03.2013

to

31.03.2013

3

 Dates for Scrutiny of nomination papers by the Returning Officers

01.04.2013

to

07.04.2013

4.

 Last date for filing of appeals against decisions of the Returning Officers rejecting/accepting the nomination papers

10.04.2013

5.

 Last date for deciding appeals by the Tribunals

17.04.2013

6.

  Last date for withdrawal of candidature

18.04.2013

7.

 Publication of revised list of candidates

19.04.2013

8.

Polling Day

11.05.2013

2. The date of poll will remain the same as was notified earlier.

3. The above mentioned Programme shall also apply to the seats reserved for Women and non-Muslims in the National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies of the Punjab, Sindh, KhyberPakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

Note:- The offices of the Election Commission as well as the offices of District Returning Officers and Returning Officers will remain open on 30th, 31st March, 2013, 6th and 7th April, 2013.

By order of the Election Commission of Pakistan.

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