DRO, RO empowered for Kotli Sattian local elections
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday authorised the district returning officer and returning officer for elections for the chairman and vice chairman of the Kotli Sattian Municipal Committee to exercise the powers of a magistrate first class.[TOP]
According to the ECP, the ofEcials have been appointed to conduct elections for the Kotli Sattian Municipal Committee in the Rawalpindi district on Aug 16, under the Code of Criminal Procedure, with immediate effect until the announcement of the official result s.
These officials will exercise the powers of a magistrate first class with respect to all offences under Chapter V of the Punjab Local Government Act, except for offences under section 47.
The offences will be tried in a summary way, in accordance with provisions of the CrPC, in terms of section 60 of the Punjab Local Government Act. APP